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Hablando con la abogada Jessica Piedra: Visa Bulletin for April 2024!

The Visa Bulletin tells us how long you will have to wait in line to move forward with your immigration case. US citizen relatives such as spouses, unmarried children under 21 years old and parents do not have to worry about these lines.Other family members have their own categories: Spouses and unmarried children under 21 […]

Hablando con la abogada Jessica Piedra: LGBTQIA+ community and their immigration rights

In June we celebrate and commemorate LGBTQIA+ Pride Month. Throughout history the LGBTQIA+ community has had to face several obstacles just by existing and being themselves. In the past, something as simple as being able to get married seemed impossible to them.Today, after years of fighting and resistance by members of the community and activists, […]

Hablando con la abogada Jessica Piedra: Fee Waiver – Are you eligible?

Did you know that you can save money on your application with the immigration service? At the Law Office of Jessica Piedra, we always check to see if our clients are eligible for a fee waiver for their case. A fee waiver is applicable for the following cases: Citizenship, Renewal of Permanent Residency, VAWA, and […]

Biden increases temporary work visas

By Tere Siqueira The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced Monday (Dec. 20) that the Biden administration will make 20,000 more nonagricultural guest-worker visas available during the winter, CNN reported.People from Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador and Haiti are among those who will receive the visas, CNN reported. Because the U.S. Border Patrol has apprehended 700,000-plus […]

Hablando con la Abogada Jessica Piedra: U Visa Applicants – Good News!

We all know Immigration-related cases can take a while, especially after the pandemic. Have you heard about the U Visa? This is a non-immigrant application that allows crime victims to legally live and work in the United States. This is a great option as it increases their opportunities to stay in the US.However, it is […]

La columna de Jessica Piedra: First-time DACA Still Frozen

Las nuevas solicitudes de DACA siguen congeladas Desde diciembre de 2020, los inmigrantes han estado solicitando activamente nuevamente protección temporal contra la deportación y un permiso de trabajo renovable otorgado por el programa de Acción Diferida para los Llegados en la Infancia (DACA). Eso se detuvo en julio de 2021 cuando el juez Hanen dictaminó […]

Hablando con la abogada Jessica Piedra: Update on COVID-19 vaccinations

It’s time to get vaccinated! Starting October 1st, 2021, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) and the U.S. Department of State demands all Lawful Permanent Residence and Refugee Status applicant’s COVID-19 vaccination documentation.If you are an applicant of these statuses, you will have to complete the COVID-19 vaccine series and provide documentation of vaccination before […]

Hablando con Jessica Piedra: USCIS está solicitando información a los solicitantes de Green Card antes de que termine el año fiscal

El Servicio de Ciudadanía e Inmigración de los Estados Unidos (USCIS) ha informado a la Asociación Americana de Abogados de Inmigración, también conocida como AILA, que van a emitir Solicitudes de Evidencia (RFE) para el Formulario I-693 a todos los solicitantes de Ajuste de Estatus a través de texto, correo electrónico y comunicación telefónica.Están avisando […]