Dallas Immigration Court is closed due to COVID-19

Dallas Immigration Court is closed due to COVID-19

  The court is currently closed here in Dallas, TX. If you have an appointment in immigration court and you don’t know if you have to be present, please call our office, Ustun Law Group at 469-994-9407, so we can help you determine if you need to present...
“Public Charge” Rule 101

“Public Charge” Rule 101

Background The Final Rule, issued in August and originally scheduled to be effective in October, prescribes how DHS would determine whether an alien is inadmissible to the United States based on the alien’s likelihood of becoming a public charge at any time in the...

STEM OPT Cap Gap Extension 101

Purpose of Optional Practical Training (OPT) for F-1 Students OPT provides practical training experience that directly relates to an F-1 student’s major area of study  An F-1 student authorized for OPT may work up to 20 hours per week while school is in session and...
Nunc Pro Tunc Usage

Nunc Pro Tunc Usage

What is Nunc Pro Tunc? Nunc Pro Tunc is a Latin phrase which means “Now for then” How Nunc Pro Tunc Can be Used in The Case of Extensions or Status Change Date? A request to change or extend status typically must be filed before the current nonimmigrant...