Blog Posts in 2016

Expanded I-601A Waivers Have Arrived!

On August 29, 2016 new rules took effect that makes a huge change in family immigration. Now, anyone who is legally eligible for an unlawful presence waiver can now apply for a provisional waiver in ...
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"Trump Effect" inspires many citizenship applications | Malden Immigration Lawyer

It isn't just immigration lawyers who have noticed the increase in people applying for citizenship. Many people have come to Jamie Gorton's office and said that they are most excited to become ...
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Immigration Fees Increasing | Malden Immigration Lawyer

USCIS Announces Proposed Rule for Fee Increases Earlier this month, the Department of Homeland Security proposed a rule to adjust specific immigration and naturalization benefit request fees charged ...
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New changes to Visa Waiver Program (ESTA) Now in Effect

The Obama administration is implementing new legal changes made by Congress to the Visa Waiver Program (VWP), sometimes referred to as ESTA (Electronic System for Travel Authorization). Currently ...
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USCIS Reaches Cap for Approving U Visas for Crime Victims

For the seventh straight year, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services has reached the statutory maximum of approval for U-1 nonimmigrant petitions (U visas). Every year, USCIS can approve up to ...
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