Exceptions to the Presidential Travel Ban Proclamations

Many immigrants are apprehensive about the travel bans instituted by the President at the beginning of the year. While the situation seems to change...

EB-5 (Investor) Visas: USCIS Clarifies Guidance on Initial and Further Deployment of Investment Capital

A new USCIS policy memorandum clarifies requirements for deployment of capital for EB-5 applicants (investor visa). This establishes that the purchase of financial instruments...

Immigration News

USCIS began producing a “Security Enhanced U.S. Travel Document.” On Thursday, USCIS announced a new version of the U.S. travel document, which functions similarly to a...

New Presidential Directive Attempts to Restrict Asylum Policies

“Horrible and Foolish Loopholes” President Trump has taken yet another step in tightening asylum policies. In a memorandum released last night, the new presidential...

Driver’s License for Florida Undocumented Immigrants?

Under current Florida law, in order to obtain a Driver’s License, you need to be a citizen or legal resident alien. This might change...

Final Rule for H-1B Visa Program

Effective April 1, 2019, the H-1B Visa Program will have new amended regulations. The final rule reverses the order by which U.S. Citizenship and...

It’s Official: New York State Will Aid Undocumented Students

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo has confirmed he will sign into law a new measure passed by the New York State Senate. The bill offers...

Lapse in Federal Funding Does Not Impact Most USCIS Operations

The current lapse in annual appropriated funding for the U.S. government does not affect USCIS’s fee-funded activities. Our offices will remain open, and all...

Operation “Second Look” Gains Traction in Trump Administration

For years, stripping naturalized US citizens of their citizenship was reserved for those who committed extreme crimes. A new program started by ICE (Immigration...

Family Immigration: Affidavit of Support Will Make or Break Your Case

Family-based immigration is one of the core specialties here at the Law Offices of Leslie I Snyder P.A. We follow closely various matters that...