Chicago Immigration and Naturalization Law Blog

When Do I Get a Decision On My Naturalization Interview?

When Do I Get a Decision On My Naturalization Interview?

There are three ways someone can become a citizen of the United States, either through birth, derivation or through naturalization. Naturalization occ...

New Citizen Celebrations to Mark 4th of July #newUScitizen

New Citizen Celebrations to Mark 4th of July #newUScitizen

To celebrate America’s birthday on the 4th of July, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is welcoming new U.S. citizens! USCIS has ...

USCIS Furlough Staff During Immigration Backlog

USCIS Furlough Staff During Immigration Backlog

75% of  U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) receive notice this week that they will be placed on 30 – 90 days furlough as early a...

Are There K-1 Visa Restrictions In the New Proclamation?

Are There K-1 Visa Restrictions In the New Proclamation?

In June 2020, the Trump administration restricted new work visas through the remainder of 2020. Under US immigration law, K-1 fiancé visas are non-im...

5 Reasons USCIS Will Expedite your I-601

5 Reasons USCIS Will Expedite your I-601

If your visa application to enter the United States has been denied and you have been declared inadmissible and refused a green card or other immigr...

Public Charge Rule Enforcement Blocked in Illinois

Public Charge Rule Enforcement Blocked in Illinois

On June 10 the 7th Circuit Court upheld a preliminary injunction blocking the new public charge rule enforcement in Illinois. The initial injunction w...

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