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Immigration Law Newsletter: USCIS Averts Furlough

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Moumita Rahman and Super Lawyers Award 2020

Moumita Rahman PLLC Receives 2020 Super Lawyer Award

Each year, the nation-wide rating service Super Lawyers recognizes the top lawyers in New York Metro via a patented multiphase selection process involving peer nomination, independent research and peer evaluation.

Moumita was honored to receive their “Rising Star” award this year, a distinction that only 2.5% of attorneys in the NYC Metro area qualify for!

 

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GOOD NEWS: USCIS Averts Furlough of Nearly 70% of Workforce!

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services announced that the agency will avert an administrative furlough of more than 13,000 employees, scheduled to begin Aug. 30 as a result of unprecedented spending cuts and a steady increase in daily incoming revenue and receipts.

USCIS expects to be able to maintain operations through the end of the fiscal year 2020. Click here to read the article on their website.

 

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REMINDER: USCIS Filing fees to go up!

Fees are officially going up on October 2nd!  Any application, petition or request postmarked on or after this date must include payment of the new, correct fees. Green card applications will now require separate fees for the work permit and travel permit application, bringing the total initial filing fee up to almost $3,000.

If you’ve been putting off your application, now is the time to file! We will not be able to accept all cases, so if you are looking to file call us at 212-248-7907 to schedule a consultation.

 

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Watch on YouTube!

I released a video earlier this month going into detail about the rate increase and what to expect, you can watch it by clicking here!

 

 

 

 

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