Mark A Ivener, A Law Corporation

Category: I-485

USCIS Limits Validity Period for Report of Medical Examination/Vaccination Record

As of June 1, 2014, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is now limiting the validity period for Form I-693, Report of Medical Examination and Vaccination Record, to one year from the date of submission to USCIS. Applicants must also submit the I-693 to USCIS within one year of the immigration medical examination. USCIS said… Read More

USCIS Seeks Comments on Proposed EB-5 Immigrant Investor Rule

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) seeks public comments on a proposed rule published on September 28, 2011, that would enable the agency to process certain applications approved between 1995 and 1998 by immigrant investors under the fifth preference employment-based (EB-5) immigrant visa classification. The proposed rule would implement provisions of the 21st Century Department… Read More

USCIS Issues Guidance on Concurrent Advance Parole, EAD

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) released a guidance memorandum (PDF) on issuance of employment authorization documents (EADs) with advance parole endorsements. Traditionally, USCIS has issued two separate documents, an EAD (Form I-766) and an Authorization for Parole of an Alien into the United States (Form I-512). Although adjudication of an Application for Travel Document… Read More

USCIS Issues Work Authorization and Advance Parole on Single Card for Adjustment Applicants

On February 11, 2011, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced that it is now issuing employment and travel authorization on a single card for certain applicants filing an Application to Register Permanent Residence or Adjust Status (Form I-485). USCIS said the new card “represents a significant improvement from the current practice of issuing paper… Read More