News Updates

Immigrant Reform: A Summary of Proposals

October 1, 2014 Larrabee

Immigration Reform, Anyone? It was a busy week in immigration last week and it looks like it will continue in the coming weeks and months! Comprehensive Immigration Reform plans were announced by President Obama and by a bi-partisan group of eight Senators last week to "fix...

Immigrant Visas — Priority Dates and Predictions

September 17, 2014 Larrabee

 IMMIGRANT VISAS PRIORITY DATES AND PREDICTIONS OF FUTURE VISA AVAILABILITY The new federal fiscal year will begin on October 1, 2014, and with that comes the next infusion of immigrant visa numbers. These numbers will be applied to the quota backlogs, but the end availability remains impacted...

Department of State Amends Fee Schedule for Consular Services

September 15, 2014 Larrabee

Effective September 12, 2014, immigrant and nonimmigrant visa application fees for certain visa categories will change. All visa applicants must pay the fee amounts in effect on the day they pay, with the exception of immigrant visa application processing fees paid domestically to the National...

Consular Database Outage Impacts U.S. Passport and Visa Issuance

August 6, 2014 Larrabee

The Department of State Bureau of Consular Affairs is currently experiencing technical problems with their passport/visa system.  Per the Department: This issue is worldwide and is not specific to any particular country, citizenship document, or visa category. We apologize to applicants who are experiencing delays or...

Online Case Management System New Feature

Larrabee

Larrabee Albi Coker LLP (LAC) is pleased to announce a new feature of our online case management system that we hope will make your management of the immigration process a little bit easier.  Our online case management system now permits the direct upload of documents.  ...