Ask A Lawyer

Tell Us Your Case Information for Fastest Lawyer Match!

Please include all relevant details from your case including where, when, and who it involoves.
Case details that can effectively describe the legal situation while also staying concise generally receive the best responses from lawyers.

By submitting this lawyer request, I confirm I have read and agree to the Consent to Receive Email, Phone, Text Messages, Terms of Use, and Privacy Policy. Information provided may not be privileged or confidential.

Display Sponsorship


Find Visa Lawyers and Visa Law Firms. Now that you have selected a practice area for your attorney search, narrow your results to find Visa attorneys for your state. Or to expand your search for more attorneys, search all Immigration areas including Deportation attorneys.

Visa Legal Articles

Legal articles on, Written by legal experts, are a great resource for learning more about Visa. Find more legal articles

Doj sends email to press offices with instructions on how to refer to aliens in official press releases

On July 24, 2018, CNN reported that the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) has instructed U.S. Attorney’s offices to not use the term “`undocumented’ immigrants.” CNN included the guidance with the article.

Attorneys and accredited representatives may file form n-565 for clients online

On July 17, 2018, the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) published a news alert titled “Attorneys and Accredited Representatives Can Now File Form N-565 Online.” The news update deals with the Form N-565, Application for Replacement Naturalization/Citizenship Document.

Ronald d. vitellio named acting director of ice

On June 30, 2018, Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen Nielsen announced that Ronald D. Vitiello, previously the acting Deputy Commissioner of the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), will serve as the Deputy Director of the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE).

President trump nominates judge brett kavanaugh to the supreme court

On July 9, 2018, President Donald Trump nominated Judge Brett Kavanaugh of the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit to the Supreme Court of the United States. If confirmed, Judge Kavanaugh will fill the seat being vacated by the retiring Justice Anthony Kennedy.

Sevp reminds f1 students about rules for volunteer positions and opt

On May 18, 2018, the Student and Exchange Visitors Program (SEVP) of the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) released a message to students on optional practical training (OPT) titled “Reporting Volunteer Positions During OPT Employment.”

International judo federation suspends two events for discriminating against israeli athletes

In a previous post, I discussed Israeli judoka Tal Flicker’s winning a major international judo competition at the Abu Dhabi Judo Grand Slam while the tournament’s Emirati hosts discriminated against the Israeli competitors by refusing to allow them to compete under the Israeli flag.

The case against the new uscis policy on denials without issuance of rfe or noid

On July 13, 2018, the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) published Policy Memorandum (PM)-602-0163, titled “Issuance of Certain RFEs and NOIDs; Revisions to Adjudicator's Field Manual (AFM) Chapter 10.5(a), Chapter 10.5(b).”

Uscis orders vermont to shut down its immigrant investor regional center

On July 10, 2018, the Associated Press reported that the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has ordered Vermont to close its immigrant investor regional center. In this article, we will summarize the report and briefly examine its implications.

Supreme court vacates 4th circuit decision against "travel ban" in light of trump v. hawaii decision

On June 28, 2018, the Supreme Court of the United States issued a published decision in Trump v. Hawaii, 585 U.S. __ (2018).