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Aik Wan Kok Fillali at Tiya represents companies, employers, individuals and families in U.S. immigration law in areas including, but not limiting to, green card, work visa and waiver matters. We also have a focus on self-petition green card cases such as extraordinary ability and national interest waiver, and employer-sponsored PERM labor certification; and all types of work visas such as Hs, Ls and Es. We represent clients within the U.S. and abroad. With decades of professional immigration law experience with excellent results, we are your best source of professional U.S. immigration law services. PLEASE VISIT OUR WEBSITES AT http://www.tiyaimmigration.com , http://www.immigrationresource.net AND http://tiyalaw.blogspot.com , THANK YOU.

Friday, September 3, 2021

Conditional Green Card #USCIS Receipts Now Valid for 24 Months

Effective September 4, 2021, #USCIS receipt notices for conditional permanent residents will be valid as evidence of status for 24 months, instead of 18 months. This is for USCIS Form #I-751, Petition to Remove Conditions on Residence, or Form #I-829, Petition by Investor to Remove Conditions on Permanent Resident Status. https://www.uscis.gov/news/alerts/uscis-extends-evidence-of-status-for-conditional-permanent-residents-to-24-months-with-pending-form #USAImmigrationLawyers #USAImmigrationNews #ImmigrationNews #USAImmigration https://tiyaimmigration.com https://www.linkedin.com/posts/aik-wan-kok-82075210_uscis-extends-evidence-of-status-for-conditional-activity-6839697390237224960-tFIb https://m.facebook.com/tiya.plc https://twitter.com/tiyaimmigration/status/1433896313091985433?s=19

Thursday, September 2, 2021

Money Transfer to #Afghanistan resumes

#MoneyGram and #WesternUnion have resumed money-transfer services to #Afghanistan

https://www.reuters.com/world/asia-pacific/exclusive-western-union-resuming-services-afghanistan-senior-exec-2021-09-02/


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US Citizenship for Child Born Via Assisted Reproductive Technology

New #USCIS policy: Non-gestational and/or non-genetic parent may transmit #USCitizenship to Child born abroad via Assisted Reproductive Technology (#ART) if  Child is so related to one parent, & both parents are married at Child's birth & recognized as legal parents per local law  

https://www.uscis.gov/news/news-releases/uscis-removes-barriers-to-us-citizenship-for-children-born-abroad-through-assisted-reproductive

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Written by Aik Wan Kok. This article is for general informational purpose only. It is not legal advice and does not create attorney-client relationship.






Tuesday, June 23, 2020

Suspension of Certain Nonimmigrant Visas


SUMMARY:   Certain nonimmigrant work visas (exceptions apply) have been suspended, from June 24, 2020 to December 31, 2020.


Suspension of Certain Nonimmigrant Visas

Due to high unemployment resulting from COVID-19, certain nonimmigrant work visas have been suspended from entry into the U.S., starting June 24, 2020 until December 31, 2020. This suspension was issued on June 22, 2020. Recommendations for further immigration changes may take place within 30 days of June 24, 2020, and every 60 days after that.

This entry suspension or limitation of nonimmigrant work visa is in addition to the existing suspension on certain immigrant visas (green card or lawful permanent residence cases). Its suspension is also extended to December 31 2020.

The suspended nonimmigrant work visas are H-1B, H-2B, J, L visas, and their dependents. For J visa, the affected foreign nationals are those coming for intern, trainee, teacher, camp counselor, au pair, or summer work travel program.

Certain exceptions apply to the nonimmigrant visa suspension. For examples, the above nonimmigrant visa are suspended from entry into the U.S. if:
(a)   the foreign national is outside of the U.S. as of June 22, 2020;
(b)   does not have a valid nonimmigrant visa stamp as of June 22, 2020; and
(c)    does not have an official travel document other than a visa (e.g. transportation letter, an appropriate boarding foil, or an advance parole document) as of June 22, 2020.

2.      The nonimmigrant work visa suspension does not apply to:
(a)   any lawful permanent resident;
(b)   any alien who is the spouse or child, as defined in section 101(b)(1) of the INA (8 U.S.C. 1101(b)(1)), of a United States citizen;
(c)    any alien seeking to enter the United States to provide temporary labor or services essential to the United States food supply chain; and
(d)   any alien whose entry would be in the national interest as determined by the Secretary of State, the Secretary of Homeland Security, or their respective designees.


June 22, 2020
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This article is intended for informational purposes only, and should not be relied on as legal advice or attorney-client relationship.



By Aik Wan Kok, Lawyer USA Immigration Services, at Tiya; Telephone/WhatsApp: 703-772-822four & info at tiyaimmigration dot com; Telephone/WhatsApp (from abroad): 001-7037728224
Aik Wan Kok at Tiya USA Immigration Services represents companies, employers, individuals, and families, located nationwide and internationally, in U.S. Immigration Law.  We focus on diverse immigration cases such as extraordinary ability; national interest waiver; PERM; various green cards; N-400 Naturalization; various waivers; Hs; L executive, manager and specialized knowledge professionals; E treaty investor/trader; cases with USCIS, U.S. Department of Labor, U.S. Consulates and National Visa Center; USCIS Request for Evidence (RFE); work permit, marriage cases, family immigration, employment immigration, and much more.


Thursday, May 14, 2020

New Policy on Green Card for Multinational Executives or Managers




New Policy on Green Card for Multinational Executives or Managers

The immigration clarifies that for multinational executives or managers green card cases, the Petitioner must continue to maintain a qualifying relationship with the Beneficiary’s employer abroad at the time of the green card filing and until it is completely adjudicated.

May 13, 2020

This article is intended for informational purposes only, and should not be relied on as legal advice or attorney-client relationship.

By Aik Wan Kok, Lawyer USA Immigration Services, at Tiya; Telephone/WhatsApp: 703-772-822four & info at tiyaimmigration dot com; Telephone/WhatsApp (from abroad): 001-7037728224

Aik Wan Kok at Tiya USA Immigration Services represents companies, employers, individuals, and families, located nationwide and internationally, in U.S. Immigration Law.  We focus on diverse immigration cases such as extraordinary ability; national interest waiver; PERM; various green cards; N-400 Naturalization; various waivers; Hs; L executive, manager and specialized knowledge professionals; E treaty investor/trader; cases with USCIS, U.S. Department of Labor, U.S. Consulates and National Visa Center; USCIS Request for Evidence (RFE); work permit, marriage cases, family immigration, employment immigration, and much more.


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Friday, May 1, 2020

Extending Due Date to Immigration Requests and Notices



Extending Due Date to Immigration Requests and Notices


On May 1, 2020, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is further extending the deadline for applicants, foreign nationals, or petitioners to respond to the following immigration notices, decisions, or requests that have an issuance date between March 1, 2020 and July 1, 2020, inclusive:
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11. Request for Evidence (RFE)
22. Notice of Intent to Deny (NOID)
  3. Notice of Intent to Revoke
  4. Notices of Intent to Rescind and Notices of Intent to Terminate regional investment centers;
  5. Filing date requirements for Form I-290B, Notice of Appeal or Motion.
66. Continuations to Request Evidence (N-14)

6    The responses to the above notices and requests must be received within 60 calendar days from the due date that it stipulated in the request or notice, or the date of its decision.
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05/01/2020

This article is intended for informational purposes only, and should not be relied on as legal advice or attorney-client relationship.


By Aik Wan Kok, Lawyer USA Immigration Services, at Tiya; Telephone/WhatsApp: 703-772-822four & info at tiyaimmigration dot com; Telephone/WhatsApp (from abroad): 001-7037728224

Aik Wan Kok at Tiya USA Immigration Services represents companies, employers, individuals, and families, located nationwide and internationally, in U.S. Immigration Law.  We focus on diverse immigration cases such as extraordinary ability; national interest waiver; PERM; various green cards; N-400 Naturalization; various waivers; Hs; L executive, manager and specialized knowledge professionals; E treaty investor/trader; cases with USCIS, U.S. Department of Labor, U.S. Consulates and National Visa Center; USCIS Request for Evidence (RFE); work permit, marriage cases, family immigration, employment immigration, and much more.



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