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Charlie Oppenheim Contemplates Advancing EB-2 India Earlier This Year

By |December 19th, 2014|

The American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) DOS Liaison Committee provides a series of monthly updates designed to keep members informed of Visa Bulletin progress […]

Charlie Oppenheim Offers Opinion Regarding Future Movement of China EB-2 and EB-3 Categories

By |December 18th, 2014|

The American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) DOS Liaison Committee provides a series of monthly updates designed to keep members informed of Visa Bulletin progress […]

Charlie Oppenheim Offers Opinion on Effect of President Obama’s Executive Action on Priority Date Movement

By |December 17th, 2014|

The American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) DOS Liaison Committee provides a series of monthly updates designed to keep members informed of Visa Bulletin progress […]

HLG Partner Sherry Neal Publishes Article in AILA Magazine VOICE

By |December 16th, 2014|

Hammond Law Group, LLC partner Sherry Neal has published an article in the December, 2014 edition of the American Immigration Lawyers Associatio’s  digital magazine, […]

USCIS Claims it Does Not Rely Exclusively on EDGE Database for Educational Opinions; We Disagree

By |December 15th, 2014|

In a March 13, 2014 letter to Joseph Crowley, Member, US House of Representatives, recently obtained by the American Immigration Lawyers Association, USCIS Chief […]

Immigration Left Out of Funding Fight for the Time Being; 24 States Now Suing Obama Over Executive Action

By |December 12th, 2014|

On Tuesday evening House of Representative leaders announced they had reached an agreement for government funding, which was set to run out this week. Interestingly, that […]

By the Numbers: NVC Issues Report of Immigrant Visa Applicants on Waiting List

By |December 11th, 2014|

Prospective immigrant applicants qualify for visas based upon family relationships or employer sponsorship. Applicants in categories subject to a numerical limit are registered on […]

January 2015 Visa Bulletin Continues Forward Progress in EB-3 Category for ROW, Mexico, and the Philippines

By |December 10th, 2014|

The January 2014 Visa Bulletin has been released and contains the following cut-off dates:

EB-2 Category

Rest of World (ROW): Current

China: 1FEB10 – One month.

India: 15FEB05 – […]

Update on Manila and EB-2 Cases for Physical Therapists

By |December 9th, 2014|

It’s been awhile since we said anything about the status of EB-2 cases being processed through the US consulate in Manila. As of the […]

House of Representatives Passes Bill Blocking President’s Executive Actions; President Promises Veto

By |December 5th, 2014|

We’ll be honest with you: we are not going to track every single move and counter-move the White House and Congress make on the […]