Processing

Mastering immigration law requires learning both substantive legal eligibility and application procedures. Here you can find resources that will give you a sense of both.

Processing menu:
  • Reciprocity agreements and visa fees (DOS website)
  • FAQ: Child Status Protection Act (I0582)
  • Visa Bulletin and quota movement
  • Nonimmigrant visas
  • Application for visa stamp
  • PERM
  • Immigrant visa petitions
  • Applications for permanent residency (AOS and Consular)
  • Application processes available for Lawful Permanent Residents
  • Naturalization and Citizenship
  • FAQ: Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals “DACA” (I0583)
  • Security checks and delays
  • USCIS processing times explanation
  • National Visa Center
  • DV Visa Lottery
  • USCIS Service and Office Locator
  • USCIS processing time information
  • Processing times
  • DHS rule extending STEM OPT period vacated as of February 12, 2016
  • September 2015 Visa Bulletin
  • White House issues recommendations on administrative reform
  • Changes in the work site location require action before the change happens
  • Premium processing reinstated for H-1B extension of stay