Category: Uncategorized

September 14, 2022

Child Status Protection Act In Family Petitions or Asylum

On August 6, 2002 the Child Status Protection Act (CSPA) became effective. CSPA was necessary because many children were ‘aging out’ of their categories due to long delays at USCIS (Immigration) which was no fault of their own. In order to protect children who were aging out due to immigration (USCIS delays), the CSPA was […]

READ MORE

September 6, 2022

Common Questions & Answers for Legal Permanent Residents

There seems to be a lot of misinformation when it comes to the rights and responsibilities of Legal Permanent Residents. Although you can breathe a little easier after obtaining your green card, there are still a number of things you must do to stay in good standing. Here we will go over commonly asked questions […]

READ MORE

August 30, 2022

Why A Background Check Could Benefit Your Immigration Case

There are many reasons why a thorough background check would be best to do before starting an immigration case. For example, if you are unsure about the entries you’ve made into the United States, a Customs and Border Protection (CBP) freedom of information act (FOIA) request will reveal all your interactions you’ve had with CBP. […]

READ MORE

August 24, 2022

Victims of Crime and the U Visa

If you or someone that you know is a victim of a crime and cooperated with law enforcement in the investigation of the crime (filing a police report, answering phone calls from the police or District Attorney and/or going to court if requested), you may file Form i918 Supplement B, U Nonimmigrant Status Certification with […]

READ MORE

August 17, 2022

Employment Authorization Document (EAD) (Form i765)

USCIS offers Employment Authorization Documents to some applicants who have a pending application or case with them. These documents allow you to legally work and study within the United States during the validity of the card, they also make you eligible for a social security number. Upon being assigned a social security number, that number […]

READ MORE

August 11, 2022

What to expect at a Naturalization Interview

Naturalization interviews are the last steps for permanent residents who have filed their N-400 application to become U.S. citizens. It is important that you are well oriented for this process as you first need to know if you are eligible to proceed. Naturalization interviews can typically take around a year or less to be scheduled. […]

READ MORE

July 28, 2022

U-1 Visa Holders May Petition for Legal Permanent Residency For Family Members with Form i929

If you hold a U-1 visa, you may be able to petition for family members’ legal permanent residency when you change your status from U-1 visa to legal permanent resident. When may a U-1 Visa Holder Petition For Legal Permanent Residency For a Family Member? A.  You must be the principal U-1 visa holder; B.  […]

READ MORE

June 22, 2022

Sharing Ways Bailey Immigration Can Help

Please share this downloadable PDF with anyone that needs help with U.S. immigration. Bailey Immigration is on your side while navigating the U.S. immigration system. Let us provide guidance in applications for DACA, U-VISA, military families, and families needing legal permanent residence. Contact our office today to speak with an immigration lawyer to discuss your […]

READ MORE

April 17, 2022

What is the VISA BULLETIN?

Access the visa bulletin here:  https://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/legal/visa-law0/visa-bulletin.html We have many clients who call the office and wonder why they haven’t heard anything from USCIS (Immigration) in years after filing a family petition called an i-130. There are different categories for family petitions. Immediate Family Members Immediate family members are spouses and parents of United States citizens […]

READ MORE

April 10, 2022

WHEN YOU MOVE, REMEMBER TO UPDATE YOUR ADDRESS

WHEN YOU MOVE, REMEMBER TO UPDATE YOUR ADDRESS WITH USCIS (Immigration)—Form AR 11 and EOIR (Immigration Court)—EOIR form E-33 USCIS – Immigration – Change of Address – Form AR-11 If you are not a United States Citizen, submitting a change of address to USCIS (Immigration) or EOIR (Immigration Court), is a requirement. If you are […]

READ MORE