07 Jun

Adjustment of Status for Immediate Relatives on B1/B2 Visitor Visas

By: Hasan Abdullah, Esq. I entered the country on a B1/B2 visitor visa, can I safely adjust status? This is a very common question, and a source of a lot of confusion, even amongst immigration practitioners, USCIS officers, and Consular Officers (AKA ConOffs). The answer, like most things in immigration, is “maybe.” As many people…


28 May

Department of State (DOS) planning to abolish or modify the B1 (Business Visa) soon!

In response to Senator Grassley letter, the Department of State (“DOS”) is planning to modify or completely remove the B1 visa (Business Visa). The B1 Visa allows individuals to come on business purposes to the United States. The decision to crack down on the B1 visa follows a complaint by a worker who accused his…