Monthly Archives: August 2010

Video on C.J. Visa Interview


The U.S. Consulate General in Ciudad Juarez offers a video on what to expect when going to the Consulate for a visa interview.

C.J. Visa Interview Video

Visa Bulletin for September


The newly published Visa Bulletin for September can be checked here. The priority date for family sponsored preference 2A (spouse and children of permanent resident) is now January 1, 2010 for people from China.

Immigration Jokes


“They say there are about 12 million illegal immigrants in this country. But if you ask a native American, that number is more like 300 million.” -David Letterman “Arizona signed the toughest illegal immigration law in the country, which would allow the police to demand identification papers from anyone they suspect is in the countryContinue Reading

Fingerprint sharing led to deportation of 47,000


Records show that about 47,000 people have been removed or deported from the U.S. after the Homeland Security Department sifted through 3 million sets of fingerprints taken from bookings at local jails. About one-quarter of those kicked out of the country did not have criminal records, according to government data obtained by immigration advocacy groupsContinue Reading

Change of Filing Location for Form I-129F, Petition for Alien Fiancé(e)


WASHINGTON – U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced a change in filing location instructions and addresses for the Petition for Alien Fiancé(e) (Form I-129F). The new instructions, dated 6/14/10, are part of an overall effort to transition the intake of forms from Service Centers to USCIS Lockbox facilities. Centralizing form and fee intake toContinue Reading