Stay up-to-date on the latest immigration law news, with the Cohen & Tucker team's insights behind the headlines

Understanding Travel Risks for DACA Holders

Eligibility Requirements and Why You Should Always Speak with Any Attorney Before You Travel

What Is the Humanitarian Parole Program?

The Basics About Humanitarian Parole

What If I Get Married Overseas?

Your Guide to Navigating the U.S. Immigration System After Marriage

TPS Designation v. Redesignation

Your Guide to Temporary Protected Status (TPS)

Pilot Program Announced for Stateside Renewal of H-1B Visas

Authored by Wendy R. Barlow

Ecuadorian Family Reunification Parole

Authored by Wendy R. Barlow

Your Guide to Police Clearance Certificates

Authored by Wendy R. Barlow

USCIS Set to Substantially Increase Filing Fees

Authored by Wendy R. Barlow

New Immigration Law in 2023

Who Stands To Benefit from the New Law?

Your Guide to NIW – National Interest Waivers

What Is a National Interest Waiver?

Visa Bulletin Explained: The Green Card Waiting List

How Many Green Cards Are Issued Every Year?

The STEM PHD Green Card Explained

Why Are Green Card Rules Special for STEM Ph.D. Holders?

What Is the I94 Travel Record Form?

What Is the Form I-94 Arrival/Departure Record?

Does a Visa Guarantee Entry at the Border?

Do You Need a Visa to Enter at the Border?

What Is an ICE Check-In and What To Expect

What Is ISAP?

What Is the Difference Between a Visa and Form I-94?

What Is a Visa? What is an I-94?

How To Write a Letter of Invitation for a U.S. Visa

What Is a Letter of Invitation for a U.S. Visa?

Who Qualifies for Asylum in the United States?

Asylum is important tool for people seeking safety in the United States.

What Is Visa Retrogression?

How Will Visa Retrogression Affect You?

What Do Migrants Get After Crossing the Border?

What Is the Difference Between a Migrant, a Refugee, and an Asylum Seeker?

What Countries Qualify for TPS?

What You Need to Know Before Applying for TPS?

Where Can I Travel With TPS?

TPS Holders May Receive Travel Authorization

Alternatives to the H1B Visa

Options If Your H-1B Registration is Not Selected

Application for Travel Document: Form I-131 Explained

How to Apply for Advance Parole?

Do You Need To Be Vaccinated To Travel To The USA?

What You Need to Know Before Coming to the U.S.

Travel History: Your Complete Guide To Form I-94

Why Is An I-94 Important?

Your Complete Guide To Form I-551

Form I-551 is not like most other immigration forms. For starters, it’s not even a form. 

What Is a USCIS Online Account Number?

How I Use My USCIS Online Account Number?

Your Guide To the Diversity Visa Lottery

An Option for Those Who Do Not Have a Family or Employer to Sponsor Them

Do Letters of Invitation for U.S. Visas Still Exist?

Can They Be Helpful?

What Is Dual Citizenship?

What are the Pros and Cons?

Your Complete Guide to Form I-765

What You Need to Know About Applying for Employment Authorization Documents?

Your Guide to the CBP One App for Asylum Seekers

Why Use the CBP One App?

USCIS Updates Policy To Allow Self-Identified Gender on Forms

A Progressive Step Forward

Your Guide To Preparing for Webex Immigration Court

A Complete Guide to Get You Ready for Your Appearance

What Is the Naturalization Process?

Is It Right For Me?

Can a Pilot Apply for an Immigrant Visa Under the EB-2 NIW Category?

Yes, It Is Possible.

What Is The International Entrepreneur Rule (IER)?

How Can The International Entrepreneur Rule (IER) Help You?

How Would A Government Shutdown Impact My Immigration Case?

What to Know If The Government Shutdown Happens?

What Are the Different Visa Preference Categories?

Why Do The Preference Categories Matter?

How To Check Your Immigration Status?

It Is Important to Know Where To Check

What Is Immigration Reform?

What You Need to Know?

Is Trump’s Zero Tolerance Policy Still in Effect? 

What Did The Zero Tolerance Policy Accomplish?

What Is the Difference Between Immigration & Emigration?

What Option Is Best for You?

The Hart-Celler Immigration Act of 1965

A Brief History of United States Immigration Laws

2023 New Immigration Laws: DHS & DOJ Propose New Asylum Rule

What You Should Know About the New Rule?

Your Complete Guide to the I-9 Audit

What You Need To Know?

Your Complete Guide to I-134: Affidavit of Support

When and Why Is It Needed?

What Is a Perm Process Audit?

Your Guide to Perm Audit Processing Times

What Is Visa Reciprocity? Your Complete Guide

How Do I Check If There Is A Reciprocity Fee?

What Is Asylum in Immigration For?

The Basics About Asylum

The Basics on International Adoption and Immigration

How can I bring my adopted child to the U.S.?

What Are Examples of Felonies That Cause Issues Under U.S. Immigration Law?

Criminal Convictions Can Lead to Serious Immigration Consequences

What Does An Immigration Lawyer Do?

Why Should I Consider Hiring an Attorney?

What Is a Petition in Immigration?

How To Find Out If Someone Is Detained by Immigration

What You Need to Know

What Are Immigration Proceedings?

What Can You Expect?

What Are Immigration Benefits?

Am I Eligible to Stay in the United States?

What Are Biometrics for USCIS?

Your Complete Guide to the Process

What To Wear To an Immigration Interview

Is There a Dress Code?

Could we see comprehensive immigration reform in the near future?

The Dignity Act of 2023 was recently introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives by co-sponsors Representatives Veronica Escobar (D-TX) and Maria Elvira Salazar (R-FL).

Florida Governor DeSantis’ Immigration Law

What Do You Need to Know?

Biden-Harris Administration Announces New Family Reunification Parole Processes

Who Can Apply? How Does the Process Work?

What is the Asylum Transit Ban?

How Will it Impact Asylum Seekers?

Does the Arizona Senate Bill 1070 Promote Racial Profiling?

Why did Arizona enact such a law?

What Is the New Immigration Parole Program?

How Can I Apply?

What Are Public Charges in Immigration? 

Does the public charge bar apply to everyone?

The Immigration Act of 1924

Why is it significant?

What Does ICE Stand for With Immigration?

What does ICE do?

What Is Title 42 in Immigration?

What was its impact on immigration?

Visa Options for Bringing a Nanny to the U.S.

What are the options Available?

TPS: What Is Temporary Protected Status?

Am I Eligible for TPS?

Green Card for Kids: Is it Different?

How to Obtain a Green Card for a Child?

What Is an I-9 Form? Your Complete Guide

Your Complete Guide to the Form I-9

90 Day Fiancé: The K1 Visa Explained

What is the Process to Apply for a K-1 Visa?

What Are the Requirements for US Citizenship?

How and When to Apply?

Renew Green Card Process: Your Complete Guide

What You Need to Know About the Renewal Process?

EAD: Your Guide To the Employment Authorization Document

What You Need to Know About Employment Authorization Documents?

How Many Citizenships Can You Have?

What to Keep in Mind When Pursuing Multiple Citizenships?

U.S. Visa Passport Tracking: Processing & Return of Passport

Important Information About the Application Process

Does the USA Allow Dual Citizenship?

Is dual citizenship right for me?

The U.S. Citizenship Exam: What Should You Expect?

Are you ready for the examination?

The Responsibilities of U.S. Citizenship Explained

U.S. citizenship affords people many privileges and responsibilities. Below, you’ll discover U.S. citizenship responsibilities you should know.

The Top 10 Benefits of U.S. Citizenship

Is applying for naturalization a good idea for you?

Your Complete Guide To the Adjustment of Status

What you need to know?

Form I-693: Medical Examination and Vaccination Records Explained

Why it's needed?

Your Complete Guide To Marriage Green Cards in the U.S.

An Overview of the Options Available for Spouses and Fiancés

Form N-400: Your Guide To the Application for Naturalization

What to Know About Naturalization?

TN Visa Status Guide for Canadian & Mexican Citizens

Who is Eligible? What is the Process?

The Budget Reconciliation Bill & Immigration: What Does It Mean?

How Could It Have Helped Undocumented Individuals?

Your Guide To Reporting a Change of Address to USCIS

What You Need to Know if You Move?

Affidavit of Support : Immigration Form I-864 Explained

Gets the Basics on the Form I-864

H-4 EAD Premium Processing: Impact & Timing Explained

What You Need to Know?

Your Complete Guide to the Oath of Allegiance

What, When, How and Why?

The DS-160 Application: Your Online Nonimmigrant Visa Guide

Overview of the Application Process

How to Apply for a Re-entry Permit: Your Complete Guide

If you’re a lawful permanent resident of the United States who will travel outside of the country for a year or more, you’ll need a re-entry permit. Here’s how to get one.

What Is an SB-1 Returning Resident Visa? Your Complete Guide

Green card holders who have been outside of the United States for a year or more may need a Returning Resident visa. Here’s what you should know.

Can B1 & B2 Visa Holders Travel to the US Now?

International travel changed as a result of the pandemic. Here’s what you need to know about traveling to the USA with a B1 or B2 visa now.

NVC Processing Times: When Will Your Interview Be Scheduled?

Eagerly awaiting your immigration interview? Here’s how NVC processing times can affect your interview’s scheduling and more.

US Citizenship Interview Guide: What Should You Expect?

An overview of the Naturalization Process from Eligibility to Taking the Oath

The EB-5 Investor Visa: Everything You Need to Know

Is this option right for me?

What Is SIJS? Special Immigrant Juvenile Status Explained

Young immigrants to the United States who need special protection may qualify for special immigrant juvenile status (SIJS). Learn more today.

Green Card Through Employment: The 3 Steps of the PERM Process

Green Card Through Employment: The 3 Steps of the PERM Process

The PERM process allows skilled workers and professionals to obtain green cards through employment in the U.S. Here’s a guide on PERM process steps

Authorized Travel with TPS and Eligibility for a Green Card

Changes and Benefits Coming from the New Policy

What is the significance of July 4th?

July 4th is birth of America's independence from Britain

Roe v. Wade Overturned

States Now Have the Right to Legislate Whether Abortion is Legal or Not

Happy Pride Month from the Cohen, Tucker & Ades Team!

Pride is a celebration of self-affirmation, dignity, equality, and increased visibility for the LGBTQI+ community.

Disappointed your H-1B registration wasn’t selected?

We've got options for you!

President Biden Announces the “Uniting for Ukraine” Humanitarian Parole Program

Understanding the "Uniting for Ukraine" Humanitarian Parole Program

What Does the Expansion of Premium Processing Mean for You?

USCIS is Expanding Premium Processing to Cover More Types of Applications and Petitions

What is a Particular Social Group?

The definition of “particular social group” is ever-changing, and is primarily established through case law.

What is the Refugee Resettlement Program?

A brief overview of the refugee resettlement process.

New York’s Marijuana Legalization & Immigration

How does New York's legalization of marijuana impact immigrants and other non-citizens?

H-1B Cap Season:

Seven Things to Know for Fiscal Year 2022

Understanding the Affidavit of Support

Affidavit of Support causing confusion? This blog will provide some clarity.

Understand How Trump and Biden Differ on Immigration Policy

US immigrants will have a record-setting say in the 2020 election, comprising roughly 10% of the US electorate

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Form I-485, Application to Register Permanent Residence or Adjust Status with U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services must be filed on or before December 20, 2020


2020 RNC Wrap-up: Immigration was a recurring theme, but no specifics announced


Biden calls for “an immigration system that powers our economy and reflects our values.”


On October 2, 2020, naturalization filing fees will nearly double

Kamala Harris Speaks in Homestead FL


Joe Biden makes a barrier-breaking VP pick, Kamala Harris

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Hiring talent from another country requires you to sponsor them to legally live and work in the United States. Here’s how you can sponsor an individual to work for your company.

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Because of the large number of skilled immigrants seeking H-1B visas each year, the USCIS placed a limit on how many can be issued. Therefore, visas are granted on a lottery basis

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Is your loved one seeking K-1 Visa guidance? Then look no further because Cohen and Tucker Law has years of experience helping people like you with obtaining a K-1 Visa.