When one’s friends and relatives -- let alone candidates of public office -- question the benefit of welcoming immigrants separating fact from opinion can be challenging.

Immigration issues are so large and consequential that they require thoughtful and accurate answers to the hostile and manipulative sound bites tossed about by political candidates and pundits.

CLINIC’s comments submitted February 29, 2016 in response to USCIS proposed changes to Petition for U Nonimmigrant Status, Form I-918, and Supplements A and B of Form I-918. The proposals were published in the Federal Register on January 29, 2016. CLINIC supports efforts to broaden and enhance access to the U visa program and offered comments on the proposed changes to the U petition form, supplements, and instructions.

CLINIC’s comments submitted on February 29, 2016 in response to USCIS proposed rule, “Retention of EB-1, EB-2, and EB-3 Immigrant Workers and Program Improvements Affecting High-Skilled Nonimmigrant Workers.” This rule was published in the Federal Register on December 31, 2015.

Although Matter of A-R-C-G, the landmark board of Immigration Appeals  decision, gave women fleeing domestic violence a pathway to asylum, survivors continue to be routinely denied asylum by immigration judges who interpret the decision narrowly.


My client is an LPR who petitioned for his adult son. The son works as a doctor in Iran. The priority date is now current and it's time to prepare for consular processing. The petitioner doesn't have much income or assets but the son does. Can the beneficiary’s income be included in order to meet the financial eligibility requirements of the I-864?


The Center for Disease Control (CDC) and Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) issued a final rule, effective March 28, 2016, amending its regulations governing medical examinations that non-citizens must undergo before they may be admitted to the United States.