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Student Visas Lawsuit

Student Visas Lawsuit

Recently, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) announced that the international students who have F-1 and M-1 visas would have to leave the United States by July 15, 2020 if they are not taking a full-course load on campus. A couple days later, Harvard University and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) sued U.S. DHS and ICE for...

USCIS Extends Certain Deadlines

USCIS Extends Certain Deadlines

USCIS Extends Flexibility for Responding to Certain Agency Requests This decision is in response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is extending the deadlines announced on March 30, 2020, to assist applicants and petitioners who are responding to certain: - Requests for Evidence - Continuations to Request Evidence (N-14) - Notices of Intent...

Working Against Racial Inequality in America

Working Against Racial Inequality in America

  “Four score and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent a new nation, conceived in liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal.” These iconic words came from President Lincoln’s Gettysburg address during the Civil War. The speech did not last more than two and a half minutes, but it is still electrifying and relevant a century and half...

USCIS Reopening Offices on June 4th

USCIS Reopening Offices on June 4th

Recently, the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced that it is running out of money due to the COVID-19 pandemic and will be increasing prices. It is likely that there will be a 10% surcharge on all immigration benefits and visa petitions. Fees to attain a permanent alien resident card (commonly known as a green card) could increase by almost $1,000. For more...

Law Offices of Wiliani-Malek Re-opening June 1st

Law Offices of Wiliani-Malek Re-opening June 1st

Law Offices of Wiliani-Malek is happy to announce that we are slowly opening our office again starting Monday, June 1, 2020! We will be adhering to social distancing measures as much as possible, wearing masks, and increasing cleaning practices. Therefore, kindly come only to the office if you have not been sick or had a fever or been in-contact with anyone who may have been sick recently. For...