Immigration Law Blog

Wednesday, August 14, 2013

Is Comprehensive Immigration Reform still possible?

On June 27, 2013, the U.S. Senate passed a comprehensive immigration reform. We now await the House of Representatives to move forward with immigration reform. While Congress is in recess this August, public pressure mounts for true immigration reform. 

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Wednesday, August 14, 2013

Peddibhotla Law Firm supports the production of the creative and inspiring new film, "For Here or To Go?"

"For Here or To Go?", is a comedy drama set in San Francisco/Bay Area and Mumbai. It's a heartfelt and humorous portrayal of the lives of Indian immigrants in the Silicon Valley. It's a story of ambition and ambivalence, fueled by one's immigration status that characterizes the dilemma of modern cultural displacement. It’s a fresh and unique story never before seen on screen.

Peddibhotla Law Firm has been providing consultation and resources to the film makers. We encourage you to make a contribution to the film and help bring this story to the big screen.


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Wednesday, August 14, 2013

The September 2013 Visa Bulletin has been released!

Next month we will enjoy a steady progression on the Employment Based side (EB-2 India moves 6 months, EB-3 India nearly 9 months and other categories move up to 1.5 years)!

On the Family Based side, F2A remains current! So spouses of Green Card holders remain eligible to file applications to adjust status to permanent residence immediately while this historic availability prevails and the standard wait time of several years is eliminated!

Contact our office
with any questions about how you can benefit from movement in the Visa Bulletin!

Wednesday, July 10, 2013

August 2013 Visa Bulletin - F2A is Current!

The new Visa Bulletin for August 2013 was just released - and finally the priority date for spouses and children of Lawful Permanent Residents is current for all countries! Individuals in the F2A category can begin filing for adjustment of status on August 1, 2013. We also have movement in the EB-2 category for India which moved up by four years to January 1, 2008. Contact us for more information.

Tuesday, July 9, 2013

U.S. Senate Passes Historic Immigration Reform Bill

On June 27, 2013, the U.S. Senate took a historic first step in the process of reforming our current immigration system. In a vote of 68-32, the Senate passed the Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act (S. 744). While the bill has made several important strides forward, it has also introduced measures that will add more costs, bureaucracy, and may encumber an employer’s flexibility in securing global talent.

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