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April 4, 2023 New York Reveals Indictment against Donald Trump

Donald Trump:

THE GRAND JURY OF THE COUNTY OF NEW YORK, by this indictment, accuses the defendant of the crime of FALSIFYING BUSINESS RECORDS IN THE FIRST DEGREE, in violation of Penal Law �175.10:

December 20, 2022 Are you a nonimmigrant workers whose employment has terminated? What to Do?

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is providing information for nonimmigrant workers whose employment has terminated, either voluntarily or involuntarily. These workers may have several options for remaining in the United States in a period of authorized stay based on existing rules and regulations.

November 6, 2022 Registration Process for All Housing Accommodations in Washington DC

Government Of the District of Columbia Department of Housing & Community Development Housing Regulation Administration Rental Accommodations Division Registration Process for All Housing Accommodations

November 6, 2022 Landlord Tenant Court and Eviction Cases in Maryland

If rent is late, a landlord may start the eviction process right way. The process for evictions is as follows:

  1. The landlord must provide written notice to the tenant that states the tenant has 10 days after receiving the notice to pay the rent due.
  2. If the tenant does not pay the money owed within 10 days of receiving the landlord's written notice, then the landlord files a complaint.
  3. Next, the District Court issues a summons to the tenant to notify the tenant about the trial.
  4. Next, there is a trial where the tenant may defend themselves.
November 6, 2022 Questions and Answers about Maryland Landlord Tenant Law

A security deposit is any money a tenant pays to a landlord that protects the landlord against damage to the rented property, failure to pay rent, or expenses incurred due to a breach of the lease.

November 1, 2022 Security Deposit Law in Maryland

A "security deposit" is any payment of money, including the last month's rent paid in advance, that the tenant pays to the landlord to protect the landlord from non-payment of rent, damage due to breach of the lease, or damage to the rented unit, common areas, major appliances or furnishings.

October 26, 2022 Maryland home dispute spotlights new scammer practice.

A couple with a contract to buy a Maryland home noticed someone else moving in and called police. The people inside refused to leave. The couple with the contract to buy it said police told them they would have to settle it in court. "They're holding houses hostage," Nawash said. "What normally use to take one month, now we're talking about several months and $10- to $20,000 in legal fees."

October 13, 2022 Requirements to be a Landlord in Washington DC

Landlords in Washington D.C. must obtain a housing business license to rent out their residential property. In addition to a housing business license, landlords must obtain a certificate of occupancy and register the Rental Accommodation Division (RAD).

February 18, 2022 Buying, Selling and Transferring Liquor Licenses in Washingtion DC

Liquor licenses may be bought, sold and transferred to new owners so long as the parties obtain prior approval from the Alcoholic Beverage Control Board (Board). Illegally purchasing, selling or transferring a liquor license is a serious offense because it circumvents the legal requirements for obtaining and holding a liquor license.

January 6, 2022 Oppose Israel’s Entry in Visa Waiver Program Due to Racial Discrimination

There is an effort being quietly promoted by President Biden and several members of the U.S. Senate to include Israel in the Visa Waiver Program even if Israel continues to exclude Palestinian Americans from entering Israel.

December 16, 2021 Landlord-Tenant Procedures in Washington D.C.

An understanding of residential rental regulations in D.C. is important to landlords and tenants. Both parties need to have a basic understanding of the laws regulating residential rentals to understand their rights and obligations when renting.

January 25, 2021 Landlord-Tenant Law & Evictions in Maryland

When trying to evict a tenant for one of these reasons, a landlord must carefully follow the rules set forth in the Maryland statutes or the Landlord will not be successful.

May 29, 2020 D.C. Tenants Will Now Be Able To Get Payment Plans For Rent, And Evictions And Foreclosures Will Be Delayed

Landlords in D.C. will now be required to offer payment plans for rent to tenants who are facing financial hardship caused by the pandemic. And foreclosures and new court filings for evictions will be put on hold not only during the state of emergency - but for 60 days after it ends.

May 29, 2020 When D.C.’s Ban On Evictions Ends, What Will Happen?

The D.C. Council has passed a series of emergency bills that strengthen tenant protections during the coronavirus crisis. While the public health emergency order is in effect, evictions are prohibited, as are late fees and rent increases.


Most small businesses have suffered greatly due to the closure resulting from the Coronavirus Epidemic.

January 19, 2020 Suing landlords for DC Housing Code violations on an expedited basis.

The Housing Conditions Calendar allows tenants to sue landlords for DC Housing Code violations on an expedited basis.

January 19, 2020 General Information about Washington DC Landlord Tenant Law

The Landlord & Tenant Branch handles actions by property owners who have disputes with their tenants. Some examples of cases filed in the Landlord & Tenant Branch include: violations of lease agreements, keeping a pet in violation of a no-pets rule; bringing in an unauthorized roommate or subleasing without permission; or interfering with other tenants' ability to peacefully enjoy their homes.

December 13, 2019 Unlawful acts that prevent applicants from meeting good moral character for naturalization.

The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services expanded its policy guidance regarding unlawful acts that may prevent an applicant from meeting the good moral character (GMC) requirement for naturalization.

May 31, 2019 Libya v. Miski

A trademark owner asserting a claim under the AntiCybersquatting Act must establish that: (1) it has a valid trademark entitled to protection; (2) its mark is distinctive or famous; (3) the defendant's domain name is identical or confusingly similar to, or in the case of famous marks, dilutive of the owner's mark; and (4) the defendant used, registered, or trafficked in the domain name (5) with a bad faith intent to profit.

April 3, 2019 Are MARIJUANA POP-UP parties or Marijuana clubs LEGAL in Washington DC?

It is possible to possess two ounces of weed, reefer or marijuana without consequence in Washington DC if the possessor does not sell or buy and is not arrested by federal police such as the Park police, FBI, Secret Service, Federal protective service or any other federal police.

February 8, 2019 Understanding Marijuana laws in Washington DC

Possession of up to two ounces of marijuana is allowed in Washington D.C. The law also permits gifts up to one ounce. Possession of more than two ounces is punishable by up to six months in jail and $1,000 in fines.

December 9, 2018 Washington DC- NEW Evictions Process

The U.S. Marshals Service is responsible for executing evictions in Washington DC. In 2018 the U.S. Marashal Service has updated its procedures and adopted significant changes to modernize evictions to ensure that they are carried out in a safe, compassionate, and professional manner.

December 9, 2018 District of Columbia targets landlords who neglect properties
February 15, 2018 What you need to know as a tenant in Washington DC's Landlord Tenant Laws

As a Tenant in the District of Columbia, you have certain rights to protect yourself from your Landlord. There are many way to stop Eviction before you are evicted.

February 15, 2018 Tenant Laws in D.C. are quite favorable to tenants.

It's one of those rumors that's actually true: Tenant Laws in D.C. are quite favorable to tenants. But why is it so good to be a renter in D.C.? What laws exactly lean advantageously toward renters?

January 15, 2018 Tenant Opportunity to Purchase Act Is Reducing Affordable Housing In Washington, DC

In Washington, D.C., an old law to protect renters is getting new attention. The Tenant Opportunity to Purchase Act, commonly known as TOPA, has become so controversial critics are asking that the law be re-examined.

January 13, 2018 Washington D.C. Sues Landlord of Rent-Controlled Building
October 10, 2017 No More late Fees: New Law on Late Fees in DC Landlord Tenant cases

The Government of Washington DC has put a stop to landlords who charge excessive late fees.

July 22, 2017 RULES for LANDLORD AND TENANT COURT-Washington DC only

Read these rules before going to LandLord-Tenanat Court.

NOTE: If you are a restaurant, bar, business or office and is a corporation then you must have an attorney before going to court. The Court will NOT allow you represent your business in COURT. Kamal Nawash, Esq.

July 16, 2017 President Trump may speed up the deportations of some illegal immigrants.

The Trump administration may expedite the deportations of some illegal immigrants.

July 1, 2017 What to do when you get in a Car Accident

Many people who get in a car accident may feel pain but do not visit a doctor or emergency room because they wrongly think that the pain will go away in a day or two. Unfortunately, the pain does not always go away and when you visit the doctor later, the insurance company may punish you by refusing to pay the full value of your case.

February 1, 2017 Understanding Trump Executive order on Immigration

Individuals who may be affected by this Executive Order may visit the CBP INFO Center website for additional information.

December 12, 2016 Immigration hearings scheduled for 2023 and 2024 cancelled

Kamal Nawash, an immigration attorney who first alerted FOX 5 to the scheduling of individual immigration hearings up to eight years out. Nawash explained, "Since your story, and I don't know if it's coincidence or not, all of my long-term deportation hearings have been canceled. In their place, we got what is called a master hearing - but in reality, it is a preliminary hearing or what is sometimes called a status hearing."

November 23, 2016 USCIS to modernize employment based visas

USCIS has published a final rule to modernize and improve several aspects of certain employment-based visa programs. USCIS has also amended regulations to better enable U.S. employers to hire and retain certain foreign workers who are beneficiaries of approved employment-based immigrant visa petitions and are waiting to become lawful permanent residents.

November 14, 2016 Meet the Muslim-American Palestinian backing Trump

Trump has a backer who is a Muslim and Palestinian, who says that Trump will be one of the greatest presidents in the last 100 years

September 2, 2016 Arlington immigration court Deportation cases being scheduled as far as out as 2024

Kamal Nawash is an immigration attorney who reached out to FOX 5 about a disturbing trend he has noticed in the scheduling of deportation cases in Arlington Immigration Court.

August 31, 2016 U.S. court voids $655 million verdict against PLO over Israel attacks

A U.S. appeals court on Wednesday threw out a $655.5 million verdict against the Palestinian Authority and the Palestine Liberation Organization for damages suffered by American families from terrorist attacks in Israel.

June 22, 2016 'So Long, Israel, and Thanks for Nothing'

After fifteen years of waiting, my husband and I have finally begun our life together. We have left Jerusalem for good.

June 4, 2016 Mohammad Ali v. United States (Clay v. United States)

Mohammad Ali appealed his local draft board's rejection of his application for conscientious objector classification without stating its reasons. Ali refused to report for induction, for which he was thereafter tried and convicted. Held:Since the Appeal Board gave no reason for the denial of a conscientious objector exemption Ali's conviction must be reversed.

May 17, 2016 Meet the Muslim-American backing Trump

Nawash is a lawyer whose office sits just a half block from K street and one block from the White House, one of the most prestigious postal codes in America. It's an area where the powerful converge - attorneys, politicians and lobbyists - to craft legislation, discuss policy or advocate on behalf of multibillion dollar clients.

November 10, 2015 Court Blocks Obama on Immigration

A federal appeals court said President Barack Obama's controversial executive actions on immigration -- aimed at easing deportation threats for millions of undocumented immigrants -- must remain blocked.

September 3, 2015 Yemen Gets Temporary Protected Status

Homeland Security has designated Yemen for Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for 18 months due to the ongoing armed conflict within the country.

May 24, 2015 Employers must file amended H-1B petitions due to a change in the H-1B worker’s worksite location

You must file an amended H-1B petition if your H-1B employee changed or is going to change his place of employment to a worksite location outside of the metropolitan statistical area.

May 6, 2015 Immigration relief measures available to Nepali nationals affected by earthquake

USCIS has several immigration relief measures that may be available to Nepali nationals who are affected by the magnitude 7.8 earthquake. The same may apply to other countries such as Syria, Iraq, Libya among others.

April 2, 2015 Government wants to know where controversial cleric iws getting Money

Kamal Nawash, a prominent Washington D.C. attorney, isn't surprised when he hears about such cases. "There's a fear out there that something could happen and here you have this individual who supposedly has followers out there. It's not unreasonable for the U.S. Government to be asking questions and to be worried."

March 18, 2015 Same-Sex Divorce

Most Gay couples who seek a divoce are not asking a judge to grant them any property or alimony since they've already settled those issues. They just want to get an order of dissolution. And the couples have good reasons for wanting the court order. Even if they have resolved their financial affairs, they need to get a divorce so they can be free of future liabilities, and so they will be able to marry, or legally partner with, their new romantic interest.

February 18, 2015 Statement by Secretary of Homeland Security Concerning Court Ruling Preventing Immigration Benefits for Certain Illegal aliens

Accordingly, the Department of Homeland Security will not begin accepting requests for the expansion of DACA tomorrow, February 18, as originally planned. Until further notice, we will also suspend the plan to accept requests for DAPA.

February 17, 2015 Federal judge Stops Obama's executive order on immigration

A federal court late Monday blocked an executive order by President Barack Obama that would have granted relief from deportation to millions of unauthorized immigrants.

February 1, 2015 USCIS will begin accepting requests for expanded DACA on February 18, 2015

Expanding the population eligible for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program to people of any current age who entered the United States before the age of 16 and lived in the United States continuously since January 1, 2010, and extending the period of DACA and work authorization from two years to three years. USCIS will begin accepting requests for expanded DACA on February 18, 2015

January 9, 2015 Should American comedians stand up to Islamists?

Kamal Nawash, a lawyer, said the media and leading entertainment and comedy industry figures need to stand boldly for free speech

November 21, 2014 Key Questions and Answers about New Immigration Policy
November 21, 2014 New Immigration Laws

On November 20, 2014, the President announced a series of executive actions to crack down on illegal immigration at the border, prioritize deporting felons not families, and require certain undocumented immigrants to pass a criminal background check and pay taxes in order to temporarily stay in the U.S. without fear of deportation.

November 21, 2014 Deportation Deferred

Obama's executive actions will defer for three years deportation for people who came to the U.S. as children and for parents of children who are citizens or legal permanent residents.

November 20, 2014 DHS Announces Temporary Protected Status Designations for Liberia, Guinea, and Sierra Leone

Eligible nationals of Liberia, Guinea, and Sierra Leone who are currently residing in the United States may apply for TPS. For more questions call 202-776-7191 and ask for Kamal Nawash.

November 14, 2014 Obama’s immigration plan: 10 executive actions being weighed by the president

President Obama is gearing up to announce a 10-point plan to overhaul U.S. immigration policy via executive action, according to a draft proposal

November 6, 2014 Oral arguments over Zivotofsky v. Kerry began in a case that could potentially decide U.S. policy over the sovereignty of Jerusalem and Palestine

Since 1948, the United States has declined to recognize any country as having sovereignty over the holy city of Jerusalem. But in 2002, Congress passed a law that instructed the Secretary of State, upon request, to list the birthplace of a U.S. citizen born in Jerusalem as "Israel" on his passport. http://www.scotusblog.com/case-files/cases/zivotofsky-v-kerry/

September 22, 2014 Are you a citizen of Yemen? Would you like to apply for Asylum?

If you are a citizen of Yemen, living in the United States, and would like to apply for Asylum at the Immigration Court or at the Assylum Officein, Please call attorney Kamal Nawash at 202-776-7191.

February 3, 2014 Republicans blame Obama for stalling immigration

Republicans are starting to lay the blame on President Barack Obama if an overhaul of the nation's broken immigration system fails to become law.

October 9, 2013 Congress votes to extend visa program for Iraqis

The Iraqi Special Immigrant Visa Program, which expired at the end of the fiscal year, received an unlikely lifeline Wednesday night as the House of Representatives approved a bill to extend it temporarily, matching a similar initiative the Senate pushed through Monday.

August 30, 2013 End of Iraqi Special Immigrant Visa (SIV) Program

As announced at the inception of the program, the Iraqi Special Immigrant Visa (SIV) program is scheduled to end on September 30, 2013.

July 24, 2013 Washington D.C. Landlord and Tenant Lawyer

Landlord and tenant law in Washington D.C. provides tenants with some of the most friendly laws in the United States. A tenant with a competent lawyer may prevent the mightiest landlord from evicting him from his business or home.

June 11, 2013 Round Table with Ken Cuccinelli
April 16, 2013 Senate immigration bill: A path to citizenship, shift to employment-based visas

The bill provides a path to citizenship for the nation's approximately 11 million undocumented immigrants as long as they entered the country before December 31, 2011.

April 13, 2013 Immigration Reform Bill Approaching,

After months of deliberation, a congressional committee charged with drafting a bill to reform the American immigration system is expected to unveil its legislation on Wednesday.

March 20, 2013 D.C. Circuit Court Struggles with Dispute Over Jerusalem

The U.S. Justice Department today urged a federal appeals court in Washington not to allow an American born in Jerusalem to identify Israel as the place of birth on his U.S. passport

March 4, 2013 Unlawful Presence Waivers

Beginning March 4, certain immigrant visa applicants who are the spouses, children and parents of U.S. citizens (immediate relatives), and have been unlawfully present in the United States, can start applying for provisional unlawful presence waivers through a new process.

February 18, 2013 Final Rule to Support Family Unity During Waiver Process

The final rule establishes a process that allows certain individuals to apply for a provisional unlawful presence waiver before they depart the United States to attend immigrant visa interviews in their countries of origin.

February 2, 2013 Immigration reform: Will it win Republicans any new Hispanic votes?

Republicans shouldn't go along with immigration reform purely in an effort to win more votes, since that alone is unlikely to convert many Latinos to the Republican Party.

February 2, 2013 Why Immigration Reform Could Die in the House

A Senate-passed immigration proposal probably had enough votes to pass the House, too, in 2006, but House Republicans never let it get to the floor, because their caucus didn't support it.

January 27, 2013 An American Citizen Everywhere in the World BUT the State of Israel

"As a Palestinian-born American, you are considered to be Palestinian in the State of Israel regardless of your American citizenship and therefore you cannot use this airport. You have to go back to the United States."

January 3, 2013 USCIS Announces Final Rule to Support Family Unity During Waiver Process

Secretary of Homeland Security announced the posting of a final rule in the Federal Register that reduces the time U.S. citizens are separated from their immediate relatives (spouse, children and parents),


Wayne Bryan appeals the district court's order granting summary judgment to Defendant in his civil action under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964

September 9, 2012 The Nawash Law Office Wins Important Trademark Case Against Libya

The plaintiffs, Libya initiated this action against the defendant, Ahmad Miski, for allegedly infringing their trademark rights

September 7, 2012 Libyan Embassy Loses Cybersquatting Case

A lead attorney for Miski, Kamal Nawash of the Nawash Law Office in Washington, said today that he thought Walton's ruling set important precedent for cybersquatting cases in the future. "The facts of the case make a difference," he said. "Just because someone uses a domain name that happens to be similar to your name or appears to give the impression they are you, it doesn't mean it's illegal."

August 15, 2012 USCIS Publishes Forms for Consideration of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals

The release of the new form and instructions to allow individuals to request consideration of deferred action for childhood arrivals from USCIS marks an important step in our implementation of this new process,"

August 1, 2012 Citizenship Questions in Arabic

Study for the citizenship exam in Arabic

July 31, 2012 EB-5 Immigrant Investor

USCIS administers the Immigrant Investor Program, also known as "EB-5," created by Congress in 1990 to stimulate the U.S. economy through job creation and capital investment by foreign investors.

July 28, 2012 New Immigration Rule---Work Permit for Two Years

A new immigration policy may help you get a work permit, Social Security Number and Driver's License. If the following applies to you call 202-776-7191.

July 28, 2012 Asylum for Syrians

Once you apply for asylum you can get a work permit, driver's license and social security number within 150 day.


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June 28, 2012 Inside the Supreme Court on a Historic Morning with Obama Care

As soon as the justices emerged from behind the velvet curtain at 10 a.m. this morning, clues about how the Supreme Court would rule on health care were apparent.

June 28, 2012 New Immigration Rule---Work Permit for Two Years

A new immigration rule may help you get a work permit, Social Security Number and Driver's License. If the following applies to you call 202-776-7191.

June 28, 2012 Nueva regla de Inmigración - Permiso de trabajo por dos años

Una nueva regla de inmigración puede ayudarle a obtener un permiso de trabajo, número de Seguro Social y licencia de conducir. Si lo siguiente le aplica llame al 202-776-7191.

June 25, 2012 Supreme Court Narrows Arizona Immigration Law

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday rejected key provisions in Arizona's tough anti-immigration law, but let stand controversial police checks of immigration status.

June 18, 2012 Work Permits for young people came to the United States as young children

Effective immediately, certain young people who were brought to the United States through no fault of their own as young children and meet several key criteria will be considered for relief from removal from the country or entered into removal proceedings. Those who demonstrate that they meet the criteria will be eligible to receive deferred action for a period of two years, subject to renewal.

June 18, 2012 Exercising Prosetorial Discretion with Respect to Individuals Who Came to the United States as Children

No individual should receive deferred action under this memorandum unless they first pass a background check and requests for relief pursuant to this memorandum are to be decided on a case by case basis.

June 17, 2012 New Visa Legislation Enables Israeli Investors to Create American Jobs

Last week, President Obama signed into law H.R. 3992, bipartisan legislation introduced by Rep. Howard Berman (CA28), which would further open America to direct investment by Israeli investors, provided Israel reciprocates with similar opportunities for American investors. The law adds Israel to a list of 80 countries whose citizens are eligible for E-2 investor visas.

June 1, 2012 Violence South of the Rio Grande Leads Back to U.S.

"They would show new recruits how to kill," "They would give them a machete. If not, they'd give them a sledge hammer and they'd tell them to kill the people they had tied up."

April 1, 2012 Working with Arab Clients

It is important to note that the terms "Arab" and "Muslim" are not interchangeable-most Muslims are not Arab, and many Arabs are not Muslim.

March 25, 2012 Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Syrian Nationals

I am announcing that DHS will be designating Syria for Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Syrians currently present in the United States.

March 21, 2012 Judge Hears Closing Arguments in 'Libyan Embassy' Domain Name Case

Sanctions were relevant because the Libyan government stopped using the word "embassy" to describe its physical presence in the United States

February 15, 2012 We are looking to associate with a Spanish speaking Virginia attorney with or without experiance.

Are you a Virginia attorney who is thinking of opening your own office? We are looking to associate with a Spanish speaking Virginia attorney with or without experiance. The attorney will benefit from our advertisements and Marketing. Call attorney Kamal Nawash for more Details. 202-776-7191.

January 18, 2012 Obama officials proposing a fix immigration law

Obama officials proposing a fix a law that could spare American citizens from prolonged separations from illegal immigrant spouses and children.

October 17, 2011 A fight over 'Libya'

Regardless of what the embassy wants, Miski "feels it's a principle issue for him, for the most part," said Miski's attorney, Kamal Nawash of the Nawash Law Office in Washington. "He feels he owns [the domain names], he believes under the law he's entitled to them, and he doesn't believe that the Libyan embassy or anybody else can come and take them away from him."

July 12, 2011 Immigrants May Be Fed False Stories to Bolster Asylum Pleas

The revelation that the West African hotel housekeeper who accused Dominique Strauss-Kahn of sexual assault apparently lied on her asylum application has focused new attention on the use of these schemes.

March 3, 2011 SNYDER v. PHELPS

A jury held members of a Baptist Church liable for millions of dollars in damages for picketing near a soldier's funeral service. The picket signs reflected thechurch's view that the United States is overly tolerant of sin and that God kills American soldiers as punishment.

October 1, 2010 Attorney Nawash wins major 4th Circuit case about Female Genital Mutilation

Attorney Nawash wins major 4th Circuit case about the applicability of Female Genital Mutilation to asylum law

July 31, 2008 Tide of illegal immigrants now being reversed

Some 1.3 million illegal immigrants have left the United States since Congress failed to pass comprehensive immigration reform in the summer of 2007. If the trend continues, according to a new study, the nation's illegal population will drop by half in the next five years.

June 13, 2008 Immigration Prosecutions Hit New High

Federal law enforcement agencies have increased criminal prosecutions of immigration violators to record levels, in part by filing minor charges against virtually every person caught illegally crossing some stretches of the U.S.-Mexico border, according to new U.S. data.

May 8, 2008 Islamic Divorce Ruled Not Valid in Maryland

After his wife of more than two decades filed for divorce, Irfan Aleem went to the Pakistani Embassy where he executed a written document that asserted he was divorcing his wife. He performed "talaq," exercising a provision of Islamic religious law that allows husbands to divorce their wives by declaring "I divorce thee" three times.

March 26, 2008 Do We really need Affirmative Action

A Recent Conflict Over Affirmative Action Underscores The Problem with State Initiatives and Other Forms of Direct Democracy

March 26, 2008 Are Bars Responsible for Drunk Drivers

A Remarkable New Jersey Decision Holds a Bar Broadly Responsible For Protecting Passengers of Drunk Drivers Whom the Bar Never Served, and Who Did Not Seem Drunk

March 26, 2008 With the Supreme Court Poised to Redefine the Right to Bear Arms, Far-Reaching Questions Loom

The Second Amendment provides as follows: "A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed."

March 19, 2008 USCIS Announces Interim Rule on H-1B Visas

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) transmitted an interim final rule to the Federal Register today that prohibits employers from filing multiple H-1B petitions for the same employee.

March 7, 2008 Immigration Proposals Across the United States

State lawmakers have already proposed more than 350 immigration-related bills in the first two months of this year. States with the largest number of proposals include California, Virginia, South Carolina, Arizona and Rhode Island.

February 17, 2008 Immigration Lawyer Michael A. Maggio, 60

Michael A. Maggio, 60, a well-known immigration lawyer in Washington whose Dupont Circle law firm has one of the area's biggest immigration practices, died Feb. 10 of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma at his Washington home.

November 28, 2007 USCIS Application and Receipting Update

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) advises customers that processing of fee payments and entry of cases into our tracking system remains behind schedule due to the tremendous increase in the number of applications filed.

November 28, 2007 Processing Times and Case Status

Applications are processed in the order they are received by application type. The average processing times for all applications are posted on our website.

November 28, 2007 Immigration Delays

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) advises customers that, due to a tremendous increase in the number of applications filed, processing of fee payments and entry of cases into our tracking system is behind schedule.