In a June 2023 decision, USCIS approved our client’s I-601 Waiver Application two months after filing. Our client is the derivative spousal beneficiary of an approved employment-based EB-1 petition. AtContinue Reading Practice Spotlight: Chinese Communist Party Membership I-601 Waiver Approval
Cynthia (Cindy) Scribe is a California State Bar Certified Specialist in Immigration and Nationality Law and has counseled employers and individuals on complex employment-based and investment-based immigration processes for over 21 years. She is based in the San Francisco office and is a member of the firm’s immigration and compliance practice group. Cindy advises her clients on immigration strategy and planning to address their workforce needs. She has broad experience in treaty-based immigration processes as well as visas based on extraordinary ability, professional and specialty employment visas and intra-company transfer matters. Cindy also represents clients with permanent residence processes. She handles a diverse range of corporate immigration matters advising start-up companies through major global corporations in several industries including but not limited to information technology, advertising and brand management, construction, off-shore wind power, industrial production, architecture and design as well as consulting and corporate strategy. Cindy also advises on family-based immigration matters.
On June 17, 2023, the U.S. Department of State nonimmigrant visa (NIV) application processing fee for visitor visas for business or tourism (B1/B2) and non-petition-based NIV applications such as student…Continue Reading Nonimmigrant Visa Fee Increases Effective June 17, 2023