Monthly Visa Bulletin – Explaining the (Nearly) Unexplainable

The U.S. immigration system is complex.  The complexity is due in part to an outdated immigrant quota system that was already a few years old by the time Neil Armstrong set foot on the moon in 1969. This quota system is broken down into quotas for family-based and...

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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