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Our office received the following alert regarding the payment of US Citizenship & Immigration Services filing fees which could possibly result in a delay in processing petitions: "Alert for USCIS International Customers:  This is an alert for USCIS customers who reside overseas and may be filing...

The US government shut down that took affect last night will not affect the processing of visa applications at the US Embassy in London. Please see the Embassy website. The post, which was updated on 30th September states: "At this time, any U.S. government shutdown will not affect Embassy...

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Individuals issued US immigrant visas on or after February 1, 2013 must pay an additional $165 immigrant fee to theUS Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS) in addition to the current Department of State immigrant visa application fees. Only prospective adoptive parents whose child will enter...

Jonathan Strassberg is a UK-based US commercial lawyer who advises small and medium sized businesses on businesses issues related to expanding into the US market. For more information about Jonathan Strassberg click onhttp://www.truecourse.co.uk/. Where to Incorporate in the United States One of the first issues facing...