Strategy

Why Become a Naturalized U.S. Citizen?

Since the election of Donald J. Trump, we’ve noticed an increase in calls from people who want to become naturalized U.S. citizens. There are great personal reasons why someone would want…

Opinion Strategy

Constantly Following-Up

I understand that part of my job is following-up on cases. In fact, I’ve written about liaison work before and how sometimes that’s the best way to get a case “unstuck.” But…

Strategy

Pending Background Checks

I’ve received several emails lately from folks wondering why their cases are stuck.  A stuck case is a case where you know something should be happening, but it’s not. The…

Strategy

Liaison Work: Another Tool for Attorneys

When people think of attorneys and what we do to fight for our clients, they typically think of courtrooms, judges, “I object!” and other Hollywood movie images. Even for those…

Strategy

The Long and Tortured Road of I-751s

Lately, I’ve received a lot of questions about the I-751. Actually, it’s been the same question over and over again. Why does it take so long to get a decision?…