Month: October 2020

Immigration fees and filing schedules changing

Many people with employment-based visas in Indiana allowing them to live and work in the United States want to adjust their status to apply for a green card or permanent residency in the United States. Applicants from a number of countries, especially mainland China and India, have lengthy backlogs for some types of applications to U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), and the monthly Visa Bulletin issued by the agency provides details on eligibility as well as changes to the fee structure. New fiscal year begins October 1 USCIS launches its new fiscal year on October 1, and the...

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ICE to target sanctuary cities

Indiana residents may have heard that in September, the Trump Administration began planning to conduct a variety of immigration enforcement operations across sanctuary cities. The operations will be carried out by Immigration and Customs Enforcement, or ICE. These operations will occur within certain cities of California as well as Denver and Philadelphia. There have been speculations that the operations will stretch out into other states in the country too. When will these operations occur? The Homeland Security secretary is reportedly planning to be present within these locations when the...

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