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How do I document compensation when the beneficiary is a member of a religious order and has taken a vow of poverty? Does time spent outside the U.S. count toward the 5 year limitation for R-1 status? What do I do when CBP admits my R-1 client for a shorter or longer period than the time granted by USCIS on the I-129 approval? What is the USCIS Fraud Unit looking for during a site visit? Does work outside the U.S. count towards the two years of continuous qualifying work immediately before filing the I-360 petition?

Do you serve a large region with one office and wish to expand using sub offices or other spaces? Are you planning to expand your service delivery models to other locations once President Obama announces administrative relief before the end of the year? Perhaps you’ve considered expanding to an additional location but aren’t quite sure where to start.

Eligibility for adjustment of status should be straightforward, but we all know that is not always the case. With expanding definitions of "admission," new opportunities for advance parole, greater eligibility for "surviving relatives," and derivative family members who may qualify for 245(i) without establishing physical presence, you may encounter complicated legal and procedural issues in proving that your client qualifies to adjust.

We regret to inform you that registration for the webinar,  Immigration Legal Services for Survivors of Domestic Violence and Other Crimes, is not available.  The announcement for this webinar was sent in error.  We apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused. 

As an immigration advocate, you know the road to case approval can be long and bumpy: RFEs for documents already submitted or irrelevant, erroneous case denials, long-delayed case adjudications, immigration visa denials based on improper legal standards - the list of problems goes on and on. What remedies exist to address these problems and how can CLINIC help you in the process? When and how should you contact the CIS Ombudsman Office or inquire about a legal issue with the Department of State through Legalnet?