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Another win for Law Offices of Brian D. Lerner.

I-751, Petition to Remove Conditions on Residence, based on good faith marriage and subsequent divorce approved for Filipino client who separated from her husband shortly after their marriage, lived in separate states, and had little joint documentation.

USCIS Announces Workload Transfer for Certain Forms I-751

USCIS announced the transfer of certain Forms I-751, Petition to Remove Conditions on Residence, from the Vermont Service Center to the Texas Service Center.

USCIS Revises Interview Waiver Guidance for Form I-751

USCIS issued a policy memo providing guidance to its officers on when to consider waiving the interview requirement for Form I-751, Petition to Remove Conditions on Residence. The memo goes into effect today and applies to all Form I-751 petitions received on or after December 10, 2018.

USCIS Announces Filing Location Change for Form I-751

USCIS announced that today, September 10, 2018, it changed the filing location for Form I-751, Petition to Remove Conditions on Residence. The form was previously filed at the California and Vermont Service Centers. Now, petitioners must send Form I-751 to a USCIS Lockbox facility; however, the California, Nebraska, Vermont, and Texas service centers will be the adjudicating offices.

Another Win for our Law Office

Petition to Remove Conditional Residency approved after nearly 3 years despite client’s domestic violence conviction.

Filing an I-751 Divorce Waiver?

The First Circuit held that the BIA did not err in upholding the denial of the petitioner’s I-751 joint petition and I-751 waiver petition and in finding that the petitioner had not satisfied her burden of proving that she had entered into her marriage in good faith. Accordingly, the court found that the petitioner was categorically ineligible for cancellation of removal.

BIA Says IJ Scope of I-751 Review Is Not Limited to Evidence Submitted to DHS

The BIA held that the IJ should consider new evidence submitted in support of a renewed I-751 with a waiver of the joint filing requirement regardless of whether the evidence was previously considered by DHS.

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