News and Case Updates

Keep Track of Your Immigration Court Case!

Posted by Devin S. 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 S. 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 S. 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 S. 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 S. 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...

Welcome To Our Blog

Posted by Devin S. LuqmanDec 10, 20200 Comments

We established this blog to share stories and information about topics relevant to our practice. Our intent is to regularly provide posts highlighting legal issues of local, state and national interest that we think you will find interesting. Check back later for updates. 

Reasons your green card might be delayed

Posted by Devin S. LuqmanDec 10, 20202 Comments

A green card grants an immigrant the right to live and work in the United States, so receiving a green card can be an exciting time for an immigrant. Making sure a green card arrives safely is important so that the residency status of an immigrant is not in doubt. Even so, the U.S. Citizenship an...

Lawmakers in MD working to ban ICE detention centers

Posted by Devin S. LuqmanDec 10, 20200 Comments

Over the past few years, the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency developed a controversial reputation for itself. One of the most divisive points is the use of detention centers and the conditions people face when residing in these areas. Some Americans have even compared them to conc...

Important information about H type visas

Posted by Devin S. LuqmanDec 10, 20200 Comments

In Maryland, there are many opportunities for immigrant workers to find jobs. Today we will look at some of the temporary worker visas that may provide you with the opportunity to take a position in the United States.  In particular, we will be focusing on a group of visas known as “H type” visas...

Immigration matters affecting families

Posted by Devin S. LuqmanDec 10, 20200 Comments

Whether someone is preparing to move to the U.S. and they have never visited before or someone is dealing with immigration issues after years of living in the states, our law firm recognizes the challenges that people face when they have to work through immigration issues. However, immigration-re...

Immigration challenges and detention

Posted by Devin S. LuqmanDec 10, 20200 Comments

From denied entry to deportation, immigration challenges create a myriad of hardships for many people. However, the risk of detention is especially concerning and many people are currently held as a result of alleged immigration violations. From illegal entry to suspected visa violations, there a...


Posted by Devin S. LuqmanDec 10, 20200 Comments

There are many reasons that you may have come to this country and now want to obtain a green card. A green card allows you to work and live here permanently and can also open the doors to eventual citizenship. To pursue one of these desired permits, you must fall into one of many different catego...

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