Category: General

February 04, 2008

Hispanic Economic Power in Super Tuesday states

The Immigration Professors Blog reports some interesting recent research on the impact of immigrants in a handful of “Super Tuesday” states. Arizona: A 2007 study by the University of Arizona’s Udall Center for Studies in Public Policy concluded that “the total state tax revenue attributable to immigrant workers was an estimated $2.4 billion-even balanced against […]

February 04, 2008

Citizenship Application Delays and Super Tuesday?

Many intending citizens will lose the chance to vote on Super Tuesday and the November elections because of extended delays in processing of their applications for citizenship. According to the USCIS, a surge in applications last summer, including citizenship applications, has increased the average decision time for citizenship applications from 7 months to about 18 […]

December 20, 2007

Backlog Elimination Centers will close on 12/21/2007

The Department of Labor (DOL), Employment and Training Administration, announce that the Backlog Elimination Centers will close on 12/21/2007 and provided detailed information by issuing Frequently Asked Questions. Click here for Frequently Asked Questions.

December 14, 2007

Visa Fees at U.S. Embassies Will Increase on January 1, 2008

The U.S. Consulate in Toronto advises that effective January 1, 2008, the application fee for a U.S. nonimmigrant visa will increase from $100 to $131. This increase allows the Department to recover the costs of security and other enhancements to the non-immigrant visa application process. This increase applies both to non-immigrant visas issued on machine-readable […]

November 07, 2007

Michelle Richart is a Correspondent with Nebraska TV

Click here to see Michelle Richart’s comments on the Kelsey Peterson case out of Lexington, Nebraska, where the 25 year old teacher is accused of kidnapping her 13 year old immigrant student and fleeing to Mexico.

October 15, 2007

New Faces

Badmus Immigration Law Firm is pleased to announce our newest team members. Joining us are attorney Michelle Richart, paralegals Jennifer Green, LaToya Craft, and Shakinia Mackey, legal secretary Francene Kilgore, and administrative assistant, Nancy Pena. All of us welcome the opportunity to serve you.