Immigration Law Blog

 

What Is Administrative Processing

  What Is Administrative Processing? What does 221(g) mean on a visa application? My name's Joshua Goldstein and I am an immigration lawyer. I've helped families across the country and around the world get their visas out of administrative processing. I've been involved in countless lawsuits: in federal court, against the state department, and against…

What is 221 (g)

  What is 221(g)? What is 221(g)? What does it mean? If you have this question, it probably means that you or a family member or a friend went to a visa interview at a U.S. consulate abroad and instead of getting the visa, they got a sheet of paper, a worksheet, and on it,…

Shattering Your Worries About 221G

  Shattering Your Worries About 221(G) Should you be worried because your visa is stuck in administrative processing? Should you be afraid that your visa is going to be denied or rejected just because it's in administrative processing? My name is Josh Goldstein. I'm an immigration lawyer, and I've helped families across the country and…

U Visa Petitions Dropped By 20 Percent in 2019—Activists Believe the Trump Administration is Largely to Blame

Also sometimes referred to as a ‘crime victim visa’, a U visa provides much needed immigration relief to certain crime victims who cooperate with law enforcement and prosecutors. The U visa helps to make our communities safer, as it creates a process that allows undocumented immigrants to work with law enforcement without fear of being…