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Email us at info@kurczabalegal.com 

We look forward to continuing to assist you with your Immigration & Real Estate Matters.

  • Visa Bulletin - Processing Dates Move Forward
    06/16/2020 | https://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/legal/visa-law0/visa-bulletin/2020/visa-bulletin-for-july-2020.html

    The Visa Bulletin is avilable for July 2020 and shows movement for processing dates in many categories.  Please check your visa processing date and let us know if we can assist you in filing your next applications.  Thank you.

  • Student/ M-1/ J-1 Visa Holders Get Relief

    A Federal court has suspended USCIS negative policy memorandum which classified many F-1, J-1 and M-1 visa holders as unlawfully present in the US if they overstayed their visa or worked without authorization.  The Court stated that USCIS (Immigration) must TEMPORARILY continue their old policy which stated that holders of these visas were only detrermined to be out of status and acquiring unlawful presence when they were officially declared by an Immigation Officer or Judge.


  • Denied Cases Lead to Deportation
    09/27/2018 | aila.org

    Starting Oct. 1, USCIS (Immigration Service) will begin deportation proceedings against persons whose applications are denied for an extension/change of visa status, or who are sponsored for permanent residency by a family member.  This new procedure will not be implemented with respect to employment-based petitions and humanitarian applications and petitions.

  • Immigration (USCIS) Tightens Procedures - Requires Interviews
    02/22/2018 | www.uscis.gov

    USCIS Announces More Requirements for Approvals

  • President Trump Executive Order Summary

    President Trump issued several Executive Orders Relating to Immigration - especially affected are persons with criminal convictions and prior orders of deportation/removal.

  • Labor Certifications Processing Quickly - Truck Drivers - Nannies

    Processing times for labor certifications continue quickly with the process taking approximately 1 1/2 years to complete.  The process is available if you are overseas or here in the USA.  Contact our office for more details on how to proceed with your application.

  • Criminal Convictions?

    President Trump's Executive Order greatly affects persons undocumented in the USA - who have been convicted of crimes.  

    If you are convicted of a crime, contact our office as soon as possible to review your options and possible changes to avoid arrest and removal from the USA.