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Notice of Intent to Deny NOID

Just received a seemingly unreasonable Notice of Intent to Deny (NOID) for an I-130? How investigating the facts and providing additional evidence can end with positive results. Any Lessons Learned?

Case Facts: Foreign National (FN) and his US Citizen(USC) spouse, who filed their one-step adjustment several years prior, came in to see me for a consultation.They received a NOID for the I-130 and wanted new counsel to represent them in the matter. They previouslyhad two interviews for the I-485. The NOID for the I-130 was

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JUST RECEIVED A NOTICE OF INTENT TO DENY (NOID) FOR A 1-539 (Application to Extend/Change Nonimmigrant Status (about the reinstatement of F1 status)? A LITTLE BIT OF INVESTIGATING THE FACTS CAN GO A LONG WAY!

Case Facts: I had an FN spouse who had filed a second pro se reinstatement of F1 status. She had a prior F1 status reinstatement but since then had fallen out of status due to various factors. For her second reinstatement petition, she had received a lengthy NOID. The main Crux of the NOID was

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601A Waivers – The Stateside Waiver

In 2013 the USDHS announced that undocumented (uninspected) immigrants who are immediate relatives of US Citizens (spouse, child between 17 and 21, or parent of a child over 21) may be eligible to apply for a 601A waiver for unlawful presence of more than 180 days prior to leaving the US. 1. The advantages of

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