The Original and Only Non-Profit Immigration Outreach Center
USCIS FEE INCREASES ARE COMING
Make an appointment to come in ASAP
USCIS is soon to increase application fees. The average increase is going to be about 30% but the last increase was in 2016.
DV 2024 LOTTERY PROGRAM
Diversity Visa Program (DV-2024) is now open
Entrants can file electronically or come to Immigration Advocacy for assistance. The official website for entry is dvprogram.state.gov or travel.state.gov for filing and instructions. Please note that there is a lot of fraud out there when it comes to the lottery. These sites are legal government sites. Contact us to get started>>.
USCIS TEMPORARY PROTECTED STATUS
Afghanistan has been designated for Temporary Protected Status.
Any Afghan who has been here since 3/15/22 has been granted Temporary Protected Status. More details here>>.
Ukraine has been designated for Temporary Protected Status.
Any Ukrainian who has been here since 3/1/22 has been granted Temporary Protected Status. More details here>>.
Venezuela has been designated for Temporary Protected Status.
Any Venezuelan who has been here since 3/8/21 can apply and will get Employment Authorization and Social Security number valid through 9/9/2022. More details here>>.
El Salvador, Honduras, Haiti, Nepel, Nicaragua and Sudan has been designated for Temporary Protected Status.
Temporary Protected Status has been granted to El Salvador, Honduras, Haiti, Nepel, Nicaragua and Sudan until 12/22.
DACA filings have been reinstated. Please call us for an appointment to see if you qualify.
ADJUSTMENT OF STATUS
As of March 9 2021 applicants for Adjustment of Status are no longer required to submit form I-944, Declaration of Self-Sufficiency.
OUR NEW OFFICE HOURS
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