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Senior Supervisory Attorney Leah A. Duckett Interviewed by ViveloHoy on the Role of Your Fingerprints when Applying for an Immigration Benefit

Senior Supervisory Attorney, Leah A. Duckett, was interviewed by ViveloHoy on March 18, 2016 about the power of your fingerprints when applying for an immigration benefit.  She discusses the importance of knowing your criminal record and the impact it can have when applying for any sort of immigration benefit.  You can watch the interview on […]

Associate Attorneys Davina Campos and Lindsay Wunrow Present to the Chicago Bar Association on U Non-Immigrant Visas

Associate Attorneys Davina Campos and Lindsay Wunrow presented to the Chicago Bar Association on March 17, 2016.  They focused their presentation on U Non-Immigrant Visas.  They discussed the requirements of the U visa along with practice pointers given their experience in this area.

General Recent News March 3, 2016

Senior Supervisory Attorney Leah A. Duckett Interviewed by ViveloHoy on Renewing DACA and Applying for DACA Advance Parole

Senior Supervisory Attorney, Leah A. Duckett, was interviewed by ViveloHoy on February 12, 2016 about renewing your application for DACA and applying for DACA Advance Parole.  You can watch the interviews on the ViveloHoy site here. Watch ViveloHoy Video on Renewing DACA Watch ViveloHoy Video on DACA Advance Parole  

Senior Supervisory Attorney Leah A. Duckett Interviewed by ViveloHoy on Citizenship

Senior Supervisory Attorney, Leah A. Duckett, was interviewed by ViveloHoy on February 12, 2016 about the importance of applying for citizenship and the process involved.  You can watch the interviews on the ViveloHoy site here. Watch ViveloHoy Video on the Importance of Becoming a U.S. Citizen Watch ViveloHoy Video on the Process of Becoming a […]

General Recent News January 22, 2016

Attorney Kathleen M. Vannucci named a Rising Star in Illinois by Super Lawyers Magazine for the 3rd year in a row!

Attorney Kathleen M. Vannucci has been selected to the 2016 Illinois Rising Stars list for the 3rd year in a row. Congratulations Kathleen! Each year, no more than 2.5 percent of the lawyers in the state are selected by the research team at Super Lawyers to receive this honor. Super Lawyers,a Thomson Reuters business, is […]

General Recent News November 9, 2015

Attorney Tess Feldman is Named the 2015-2016 Chair of the Chicago Bar Association Immigration and Nationality Committee

Congratulations to Attorney Tess Feldman for being named the 2015-2016 Chair of the Chicago Bar Association’s Immigration and Nationality Committee.  Each month the Immigration and Nationality Committee hosts a different speaker to cover various topics in immigration law.  The committee puts on their annual CLE Seminar every January.  This year the CLE seminar will take […]

Noticias Recientes Recent News October 14, 2015

New Change LIMITS Early Filing of Adjustment of Status Applications

Today, October 14, 2015, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced that it will limit when applicants may file an early I-485 Adjustment of Status application, i.e., before the visa has become available, in advance of the applicant’s priority date becoming current. (For an explanation of how the priority date system works, please see our […]

Noticias Recientes Recent News September 16, 2015

Important Changes to the Adjustment of Status Process

On September 9, 2015, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), along with Department of State (DOS), announced important changes to the adjustment of status process, which will go into effect beginning on October 1, 2015.  Importantly, many people will now be eligible to apply for adjustment of status even before a visa would be available […]

Certain DACA Recipients must return their 3-year Employment Authorization Documents

USCIS is in the process of collecting the 3-year Employment Authorization Documents (EADs) that they issued to DACA recipients after 2/16/15. This affects 2600 people: 2100 people whose EADs were mailed after 2/16/15, and 500 people whose EADs were mailed before 2/16/15, but then were returned as undeliverable to USCIS, and USCIS re-sent them after 2/16/15. USCIS […]

Attorney Kathleen Vannucci Featured on AILA’S Hometown Radio Tour 2015

This year, the Hometown Radio Tour interviews done at National Day of Action on April 16, 2015 reached a larger audience than ever before, demonstrating that the radio outlets are aware of the public interest in immigration issues and that AILA members are perceived as experts on those issues.  AILA National conducted 35 interviews that […]