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Requests for evidence (RFEs) is a formal document from USCIS in which they ask a petitioner to send in additional documents when they feel like they do not have enough information to decide a case. Typically, applicants do not want to ever receive or respond to a request for evidence. RFEs have gotten very onerous, long, and meticulous. If USCIS can slow you down and find ways to deny your case, they are going to do it. This is one of those tactics and ways to make life difficult not only for you, but also for immigration lawyers. Therefore, if you receive a USCIS request for evidence in San Diego, you should reach out to an attorney at Hacking Law Practice, LLC.

Trend for RFEs Issued by USCIS

Many within the immigration system have begun to wonder if the  Immigration Service has gone too far in issuing the number of requests for evidence that have been coming in recent cases. At the outset of every application, our attorneys try to do everything we can to make sure that the file is as complete and as approvable as possible. However, in discussing this matter with other immigration attorneys across the country, we have all seen a tremendous uptick in the number of requests for evidence issued by USCIS. We have current cases in San Diego that are identical to those that we filed years ago, and now we are receiving many requests for evidence from USCIS that are onerous, time consuming, and worthless. We are forced to respond to all of these on behalf of our clients.

It causes delays, headaches, and a lot of busy work for our clients and us. We have seen time and time again people who have gotten their application denied because the request for evidence was not compliant with the case and all of the evidence that was requested was not provided. In these situations, it is beneficial to seek the help and guidance of a knowledgeable immigration attorney to ensure that an application can be approved

Responding to a Request for Evidence

If someone receives a request for evidence from USCIS, they should not just respond, but also fight back. In many kinds of immigration cases, people get RFEs, or checklists, or follow up forms where USCIS or the State Department are asking for more information. When someone receives one of these requests, our attorneys want applicants to have the mindset of not just looking at it as a chore or a hassle, but an opportunity to file a stronger case, an opportunity to answer all of their questions. An opportunity to fight back. Applicants should submit as much evidence as they can. If an applicant wants to get their case approved, they need to be forceful and strong.

Speak with a San Diego Attorney for Help with USCIS Requests for Evidence

Being prepared when going into USCIS can make or break whether or not a case gets approved. As such, applicants should be sure to do their due diligence when preparing their documents and case for review. When you do extra work behind the scenes you may be less likely to receive USCIS requests for evidence in your San Diego case. For help with RFEs, speak with an attorney at our firm.

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Does paying for premium processing on an H1B case mean I will find out sooner if our case was selected in the lottery?

Premium processing is an add-on service that USCIS offers for a variety of immigration cases, primarily in the employment-based visa categories.Premium processing costs an additional $1225 in USCIS filing fees.

What is the H-1B visa lottery and how does it work?

In 2014, USCIS received more than 172,000 H-1B visa applications on the April 1st deadline, exceeding Congress’s cap by 87,000 applications.

Can an Unmarried Son or Daughter of a Lawful Permanent Resident Keep Their F2B Visa Classification After Their Sponsoring Parent Naturalizes?

The immigration laws treat the adult, unmarried children of citizens differently than the adult, unmarried children of lawful permanent residents.

What is the "newspaper of general circulation" for PERM job postings?

The Department of Labor requires employers to advertise positions that they intend to submit a PERM application on to publish the job position in the local newspaper of general circulation.

Can I Apply for Citizenship if I Lost My Green Card or It Expired?

In the past, USCIS and some immigration attorneys believed that you could not become a naturalized citizen if you did not have a valid green card (LPR) card to bring with you to your naturalization interview.

Is there such a thing as expedited removal of an immigrant and, if so, what is it?

Most people believe that removal orders or “deportation” orders only happen when you go to the immigration court and see an immigration judge. Unfortunately, this is not the case.

Does testing positive for HIV make someone inadmissible to the United States?

On January 4, 2010, the United States officially removed Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) infection from the list of “communicable diseases of public health significance” that make an individual ineligible for admission to the United States.

Are there any special visas for translators who assisted US forces in Afghanistan or Iraq?

Under United States immigration law, there are two Special Immigrant Visas available for Iraqi citizens or nationals who have worked for the United States.