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USCIS 30-Day Comment Request on Form I-485

USCIS 30-day comment request on Form I-485, Application To Register Permanent Residence or Adjust Status. Comments are due by June 17, 2024. (89 FR 43422, 5/17/24)

5/17/24 AILA Doc. No. 24051700. Adjustment of Status
Practice Resources

Practice Alert: Rejections of Form I-907 and USCIS Fee Adjustments

AILA has received reports of rejections of Form I-907 from the USCIS Lockbox based on USCIS fee adjustments. AILA has reached out to USCIS on this matter.

5/17/24 AILA Doc. No. 24051762. Adjustment of Status, Business Immigration
Immigration News

Daily Immigration News Clips – May 17, 2024

Aggregated local and national media coverage of major immigration law news stories being discussed throughout the U.S. on May 17, 2024.

Agency Memos & Announcements

DHS and DOJ to Announce “Recent Arrivals” Docket Process for More Efficient Immigration Hearings

DOJ finalizes rule on a new Recent Arrives Docket process aiming to render final decisions within 180 days for certain noncitizen single adults who attempt to cross between ports of entry at the Southwest border. The docket will operate in Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, LA, and New York City.

5/16/24 AILA Doc. No. 24051603. Admissions & Border, Asylum, Removal & Relief
Client Flyers

Client Flyer: Understanding Your Responsibilities Under USCIS’s Affidavit of Support

AILA provides a simple flyer to help your clients understand their responsibilities when signing an Affidavit of Support. There is a generic PDF version and a customizable Word version. Please share widely with your networks.

5/16/24 AILA Doc. No. 24051602. Naturalization & Citizenship
Professional Resources

Informed Consent for Immigration Attorneys

Informed consent is an important and often misunderstood topic among attorneys. This article shares how obtaining informed consent requires building a “roadmap” of sorts for clients and explaining the risks, benefits, and alternative paths for how to proceed in pivotal and tough situations.

5/16/24 AILA Doc. No. 22081000. Ethics
Practice Resources

Practice Pointer: June 2024 Visa Bulletin Briefing

The DOS Liaison Committee provides a briefing on the contents of the June 2024 Visa Bulletin.

Practice Resources

What We Know about a Potential “Parole in Place” Program

Recent news stories have reported that the Biden Administration is weighing potential executive actions that could provide temporary legal status and work permits to undocumented immigrants who are married to U.S. citizens. The purpose of this video is to emphasize that no plans have been released.

5/16/24 AILA Doc. No. 24051600. Family Immigration, Family-Based Immigrants
Immigration News

Daily Immigration News Clips – May 16, 2024

Aggregated local and national media coverage of major immigration law news stories being discussed throughout the U.S. on May 16, 2024.