John Q Khosravi Law Firm

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John Q. Khosravi Immigration Law Firm (JQK Law Firm)

Website: JQKLaw.com

Email: info@jqklaw.com

Phone: (310) 582-5904; (818) 934-1561

Skype: john.khosravi


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Tuesday, August 15, 2017

[54] Raise Act Detailed, ICE at School, EB-5, CBP Exits, Deports Up, Delays, AAO & Client Stop & Go

For Immigration Lawyers: Episode 54 - Raise Act Detailed, ICE Arrest at School, EB-5 Jailed, CBP Exits, Deports Up, Delay Frustrations, AAO Decisions & Client Stop & Go (Weekly Recap August 7-13, 2017)

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Monday, August 14, 2017

USCIS Forms Update Notice

From USCIS:

Good afternoon,
We recently updated the following USCIS form(s):
08/14/2017 12:00 AM EDT

New edition dated 08/01/17. You may also file using these previous editions: 10/26/15, 01/22/13 and 11/09/09. 
08/14/2017 12:00 AM EDT

New edition dated 08/04/17. Starting 10/13/2017, we will only accept the 08/04/17 edition. Until then, you can use the 08/06/15 edition. 
08/14/2017 12:00 AM EDT

New edition dated 07/13/17. Starting 10/13/2017, we will only accept the 07/13/17 edition. Until then, you can use the 03/13/15 edition. 

Sunday, August 13, 2017

[53] Interview with Attorney and Author Peter Afrasiabi about his new Book

Interview with Peter Afrasiabi about his new book: "Burning Bridges: America's 20-year Crusade to Deport Labor Leader Harry Bridges"


What is the Difference Between A Visa and Status in Immigration Law?

Immigration Question of the Day: 
What is the Difference Between A Visa and Status in Immigration Law? 
JQKLaw.com

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What is Selective Service? Do I need to Sign-Up for it? What Immigration effects will it have?

Immigration Question of the day: What is Selective Service? Do I need to Sign-Up for it? What Immigration effects will it have? JQKLaw.com

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Immigration appeals court throws out deportation order for man detained by ICE after dropping daughter off at school

http://www.latimes.com/local/lanow/la-me-avelica-deportation-20170810-story.html

Feds offering possible change in visa status to persuade illegal immigrants to turn on MS-13

http://www.foxnews.com/us/2017/08/10/feds-offering-possible-change-in-visa-status-to-persuade-illegal-immigrants-to-turn-on-ms-13.html

Wednesday, August 9, 2017

What is a Reentry Permit and Why do I need it?

Immigration Question of the Day: What is a Reentry Permit and Why do I need it? JQKLaw.com

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Immigrant Removals Under Trump Jump 28%, DOJ Says

https://www.law360.com/immigration/articles/952410/immigrant-removals-under-trump-jump-28-doj-says?nl_pk=3d58be1d-130f-45ab-8328-a9ad142de766&utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=immigration

9th Circ. Backs $300K In I-9 Penalties Against Sheet Metal Co.

https://www.law360.com/immigration/articles/951993/9th-circ-backs-300k-in-i-9-penalties-against-sheet-metal-co-?nl_pk=3d58be1d-130f-45ab-8328-a9ad142de766&utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=immigration

Data Center Releases Tool That Maps Immigration Court Cases

https://www.law360.com/immigration/articles/952246/data-center-releases-tool-that-maps-immigration-court-cases?nl_pk=3d58be1d-130f-45ab-8328-a9ad142de766&utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=immigration

Visa Bulletin for September 2017

https://travel.state.gov/content/visas/en/law-and-policy/bulletin/2017/visa-bulletin-for-september-2017.html

Monday, August 7, 2017

What is the RAISE Act and How Will It Affect Me?

Immigration Question of the Day: What is the RAISE Act and How Will It Affect Me?
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Friday, August 4, 2017

USCIS Form I-821 Update Notice

From USCIS:

Good afternoon,
We recently updated the following USCIS form(s):
08/04/2017 12:00 AM EDT

New edition dated 12/23/16. A new edition of this form is coming soon. In the meantime, you may file using the 12/23/16 or 02/20/14 editions.  
For more information, please visit our Forms Updates page.

Thursday, August 3, 2017

Should I Even Apply For A B-2 Tourist Visa? What Are My Chances?

Should I Even Apply For A B-2 Tourist Visa? What Are My Chances? Immigration Question of the Day. JQKLaw.com

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I-765 Workload Transfer Update

From USCIS:

Good Morning,
As of August 1, 2017, we transferred some of the following cases from the Nebraska Service Center to the Texas Service Center:
  • Form I-765, Application for Employment Authorization, filed by some applicants with a pending asylum application seeking an initial Employment Authorization Document
Please visit our Workload Transfer Updates page for more information.

Pentagon investigators find 'security risks' in Obama-era program to recruit foreigners into US military

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-4752368/Security-risks-military-recruitment-foreigners.html

Wednesday, August 2, 2017

How do I get proof of having filed taxes for Immigration cases?

How do I get proof of having filed taxes for Immigration cases? Immigration Question of the Day

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Tuesday, August 1, 2017

EB-5 & Other USCIS Timelines For July 2017

For more information about the EB-5 program, please contact the JQK Law Firm

(310) 582-5904 or info@jqklaw.com


As of May 31, 2017:

Form I-526 (Immigrant Petition by Alien Entrepreneur)
Processing cases as of 10/18/2015

Form I-829 (Petition by Entrepreneur to Remove Conditions) 
Processing cases as of 12/03/2014

Form I-924 (Application for Regional Center)
Processing cases as of 10/22/2015

Click here for other USCIS Processing times

August 2018 Visa Bulletin

https://travel.state.gov/content/visas/en/law-and-policy/bulletin/2017/visa-bulletin-for-august-2017.html

USCIS Provides Suggested Order of Form I-526, I-829 & I-924 Documentation

http://www.aila.org/infonet/uscis-provides-suggested-order-of-form-i-526-doc

http://www.aila.org/infonet/uscis-provides-suggested-order-of-form-i-829-doc

http://www.aila.org/infonet/uscis-provides-suggested-order-of-form-i-924-doc

How do I notify USCIS of an Address Change?

Immigration Question of the Day: How do I notify USCIS of an Address Change? Consult with an Attorney. Attorney Advertisement.


Immigration Lawyers' Podcast Episode 51



The Immigration Lawyers' Podcast, Episode 51 - Recap of July 24-30, 2017 - Immigration Holds, Putin, Biometrics, VWP AOS & ICE, Hourly Fees and Hiring Mothers

For Immigration Lawyers