USCIS Suspends Premium Processing for H-1B Cap Season

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A dubious announcement by USCIS yesterday that the agency is suspending premium processing beginning April 3, 2017.  Here’s a link to the agency’s announcement.  The conspiracy theorist who argues this is from President Trump may have a valid argument as his promise was to rid the H-1B system of abuse.   This only goes to…

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Author: Philip Eichorn

Fifth Circuit Rules Louisiana First Offender Pardon Not Sufficient for Naturalization

Categories: Case Law Update

Cleveland Naturalization Attorney Discusses Louisiana Court Case On February 9, 2017, the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals issued its decision in Nguyen v. United States Citizenship and Immigration Services.  Hang Thuy Nguyen applied for naturalization (citizenship upon motion).  USCIS denied Nguyen for failure to establish good moral character and in specific for having been convicted…

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Author: Philip Eichorn

Seventh Circuit Affirms Illegal Voting Sustains Deportation Order

Categories: Case Law Update

On February 13, 2017, the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals issued its decision in Fitzpatrick v. Sessions.  Magarita Del Pilar Fitzpatrick entered the United States in 2002 to study English.  The court opinion does not provide sufficient information to determine how Fitzpatrick became a lawful permanent resident.  However, at some point she did.  She also…

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Author: Philip Eichorn

Operation Cross Check Targets Criminal Aliens

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Experienced Immigration Attorney that Helps Immigrants in Cleveland As a part of President Trump’s Executive Orders, the removal of criminal aliens became a priority for the government.  We have received credible information that Immigration and Customs Enforcement is seeking out criminal aliens and instituting removal proceedings against them  Those removal proceedings can come in different forms including…

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Author: Philip Eichorn