Can I Travel Overseas While My Adjustment of Status Petition is Pending?

Posted in Immigration

Yes, provided that you have first received advance parole. Generally, when individuals file for adjustment of status, they also request advance parole on Form I-131. The advance parole document allows individuals to be paroled into the United States upon their return from overseas travel for so long as the adjustment petition remains pending. However, if […]

What Is the Difference Between Temporary Protected Status and Asylum?

Posted in Immigration

Two types of immigration categories that get confused quite frequently are temporary protected status (TPS) and asylum. TPS and asylum are both humanitarian in nature and reflect the United States government offering refugees an opportunity to come to the United States because they’re no longer safe in their home country. In that regard, the two […]

Immigration News & Resources

Posted in Immigration

Immigration news has dominated the headlines for much of the year, with the Trump Administration pushing its agenda to slow both legal and illegal immigration.  The result has been a increase in processing times at U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS), an increase in Immigration & Customs Enforcement (ICE) Form I-9 Audits, and the institution […]