News and Case Updates

June 2022 Visa Bulletin Released

Posted by Devin LuqmanMay 16, 20220 Comments

The DOS (Department of State) posted the June 2022 visa bulletin. In addition to final action dates and dates for filing, it contains notes on the DV category including DV-2022 results, availability in the F2A category, and more. Note: USCIS determined that for June 2022, all family-sponsored preference categories must use the Dates for Filing chart. All employment-based preference categories must use the Final Action Dates chart.

Our Latest Client to Gain Citizenship!

Posted by Devin LuqmanFeb 27, 20220 Comments

Our client and her daughter-in-law are now so proud she is a citizen. She didn't have to take the civics test in English because she's been here for over 15 years, and her native language is Spanish. She aced her exam in her interview as well!

Devin Luqman of Luqman Law A Featured Panelist at the University of Baltimore School of Law: Serving the Immigrant Community

Posted by Devin LuqmanDec 06, 20210 Comments

Serving the Immigration Community in Maryland was a law panel hosted by Law Forum on October 8, 2021. In the event, our panelists Devin Luqman, J.D. '13, Hayley Tamburello J.D. '13, Stephnie Lurz, J.D. '15, and Franco Frega discuss what it is like to practice immigration law and serve the immigrant community in Maryland.

International Bethel Church Community Event

Posted by Devin LuqmanSep 13, 20210 Comments

It was wonderful serving our community at the International Bethel Church community event this Saturday! A special thank you to Maria Herrera and the Spanish Speaking Community of Maryland, Pastor Guzman, and Luis Borunda, Deputy Secretary of State.

Keep Track of Your Immigration Court Case!

Posted by Devin LuqmanJul 11, 20210 Comments

Hearing Dates: Hearing dates have been changing frequently, particularly throughout the pandemic. You should receive a hearing notice by mail, but the immigration courts have been delayed in sending out timely notices, so it is important to check in at least once a week to keep up to date with future hearings.

February 2021 Visa Bulletin Update

Posted by Devin LuqmanJan 25, 20210 Comments

The Visa Bulletin is released monthly by the Department of State and is used to determine when a sponsored foreign national can submit the final step of the green card process, or if already pending, when the final step can be adjudicated. A Summary of the changes from the previous mon...

The 100 Day Ban on Deportation

Posted by Devin LuqmanJan 22, 20210 Comments

  The new administration of president Joe Biden has announced a pause in deportations for 100 days beginning January 21, 2021. The order excludes certain individuals who have committed certain crimes or are involved with terrorism.  The bill opens up the possibility that there will b...

Who is eligible for asylum?

Posted by Devin LuqmanDec 10, 20200 Comments

Maryland offers prospective asylum-seekers many things. Among them are health, safety and protection. This is an attractive prospect for people in need of these things. But how do you determine if you are eligible for asylum? What are the steps you must take to gain it? Today we will answer these...


Posted by Devin LuqmanDec 10, 20200 Comments

The prospect of becoming a U.S. citizen is probably one that has you feeling hopeful and enthusiastic about your future. Getting to the point where you are granted citizenship requires time, effort and preparation.  When you are proactive it can pay dividends in how efficiently you are able to ge...

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