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USCIS Shifts Workload for Form I-730 Following-to-Join Refugee Petitions

Effective May 6, 2024, all Forms I-730, Refugee/Asylee Relative Petition, filed for following to join refugees (FTJ-R) are being processed at the USCIS International Operations Division rather than the Asylum Vetting Center.
By : | May 29, 2024 | USCIS News

USCIS Updates Guidance for Family-Based Immigrant Visas

Effective May 22, 2024, we are updating guidance in the USCIS Policy Manual on family-based immigrant visa petitions (including Form I-130, Petition for Alien Relative and, in limited situations, family-based Form I-360, Petition for Amerasian, Widow(er), or Special Immigrant), including explaining how we handle correcting approval notice errors, requests for consular processing or adjustment of status on the beneficiary’s behalf, and routing procedures for approved petitions.
By : | May 22, 2024 | USCIS News

USCIS Announces New FY 2024 Funding Opportunity Under the Citizenship and Integration Grant Program

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services today announced the opening of the application period for the Citizenship and Integration Training Academy (CITA), a new funding opportunity under the Citizenship and Integration Grant Program.
By : | May 15, 2024 | USCIS News

USCIS Opens Additional San Francisco Asylum Office Location

USCIS’ San Francisco Asylum Office is opening an additional temporary location in Oakland, California. Effective May 15, 2024, asylum applicants under the jurisdiction of the San Francisco Asylum Office may receive an interview notice to appear at the asylum office located in Oakland instead of San Francisco.
By : | May 13, 2024 | USCIS News

USCIS Clarifies Policy on Location of H-3 Training

We have issued policy guidance in the USCIS Policy Manual clarifying when H-3 nonimmigrants may participate in training provided on the property of an academic or vocational institution.
By : | May 8, 2024 | USCIS News

Community Service And Advocacy

Cano Immigration is passionate about pro-bono work in the community and Attorney Cano is committed to advocacy for comprehensive immigration reform. Through philanthropy, by volunteering time, or providing pro bono legal services, the Firm continues to support various charitable organizations known for their tireless efforts in assisting refugees, and women and children fleeing persecution from their home countries.

For a list of the organizations and the work that Cano Immigration supports, and if you wish to get involved, please see below:

Tahirih Justice Center
Kids in Need of Defense (KIND)
Children’s Immigration Law Academy (CILA)
American Immigration Counsel (AIC)
Call now to get more details on Community Service and Advocacy: 832.288.2727