New Form I-485 Triples the Length of Current Form – Applicants for Permanent Residency Must Provide Greater Detail

On June 26, 2017, U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (CIS) announced publication of a new Form I-485, which is the form used to apply for permanent resident status (“green card”) in the United States.  The new form is 18 pages and requires applicants to provide greater...

Let’s Hope That’s What It Means: Does Executive Initiative Really Provide for Early Adjustment of Status?

By Gary Endelman and Cyrus D. Mehta Most of the commentary and attention on the recent blizzard of White House and DHS memoranda on immigration reform quite properly fell on executive initiatives to bring the undocumented and their parents in from the shadows.  This is what the...
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