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Issue: #9
                September 2019
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Beach-Oswald Immigration Law Associates, PC
 is a Washington, D.C. boutique firm devoted exclusively to immigration law. We have the highest possible rating for lawyers for legal acumen and ethical standards, and we have been practicing law since 1981. We are well versed in all aspects of immigration law, particularly, employment based immigration, citizenship, naturalization, asylum, deportation and removal, and temporary visas. 

Our top-notch lawyers represent professional workers, business owners, families, and asylum-seekers from all over the world. We provide the absolute best professional service possible to our clients and aid them in every step of their immigration processes. We prioritize ensuring our clients are not only assisted with their immigration cases but are thoroughly educated about the processes, laws, and requirements. All of our attorneys and legal staff at Beach-Oswald have a genuine desire to help those in need. We ensure the highest quality of professionalism and legal expertise.
BOILA Court Grant Feature Story:
Asylum Court Grant


Ms. Tamfu is a native and citizen of Cameroon. She entered the United States in November 2016 fleeing persecution in Cameroon. Mr. Tamfu is the daughter of a very prominent and well-known leader of the CPDM ruling party in Cameroon. Her father was member of the National Assembly of Cameroon and Vice-Chair of the powerful CPDM Parliamentary Group until his death. At his funeral, he was decorated by President Paul Biya with a Medal of National Valour.

Ms. Tamfu's father was a politician and farmer, and as he would always say "with enough money and motivation to give each person in his family at least a Bachelor's Degree". However, after his death, Ms. Tamfu found herself without her father's emotional and financial support and had to put her studies at the university on hold and find a full time job. Working as a waitress, Ms. Tamfu met a woman who was a Government Official that offered her a better job as her personal assistant. Ms. Tamfu held this job for a little over a year before her nightmare began. She was threatened, harassed, brutally beaten and sexually assaulted by this Government Official after refusing to have a romantic relationship with her.

Ms. Tamfu was able to escape but the Government Official wasn't finished with Ms. Tamfu. As retaliation for leaving her, the Official falsely accused Ms. Tamfu of being a member of an oppositionist group and had her arrested. In jail, Ms. Tamfu was interrogated, harmed, sexually assaulted and deemed a traitor of her father's legacy. After three days in jail Ms. Tamfu was able to escape and went in hiding until it was safe for her to flee Cameroon.

Ms. Tamfu came into our office looking for alleviation from the suffering she has suffered at the hands of the Cameroonian Government. Our office was able to determinate Ms. Tamfu's eligibility for asylum based on her imputed political opinion. With a well-documented case, witnesses and supporting documents collected and prepared by our office the judge granted Ms. Tamfu's application for asylum by stipulation, without hearing any testimony. Now Ms. Tamfu can remain in the United States legally and in one year she would be eligible to apply for Adjustment of Status and a Green Card.
BOILA Grant Feature:


All of our cases are important to our firm, but some become very personal; when you are working with a mother to assist her adult child who is seriously affected by mental illness, and you speak with them often, and their case workers, and their doctors, and their family members, it is hard not to get invested in the person and fight for their immigration benefits, knowing that such approval will bring their mother peace she has never known with her child. 

We have won one of these cases! 

BOILA was successful in obtaining citizenship for one of our U.S. citizen client's daughter who suffers from severe mental illness. When we told her the case was approved, our client started crying and said "now I can have peace" knowing her daughter is now a US citizen. 

On March 9, 2016, USCIS denied Ms. Ngale's Form N-400, Application for Naturalization. In the Service's denial decision, the District Director stated that Ms. Ngale did not submit sufficient documentation to establish she has met the good moral character requirement, therefore, has not established eligibility for naturalization. Part of the issue was Ms. Ngale created criminal scenarios in her head that never occurred, thereby incriminating herself for crimes that she never committed.  Additionally, the Service was concerned that because of her mental illness, Ms. Ngale was unable to understand the oath of allegiance required of her to become a U.S. citizen. 

We filed N336 to request a hearing to appeal her naturalization denial in 2016. We represented her at her hearing in 2018 and requested N648 Medical Exemption for her Mental Illness. We responded to the Request for Evidence which USCIS issued in 2019 to cure the self-incriminating criminal issues by obtaining records and searches from various state government's as well as working with her doctors and coworkers to document her ability to understand the oath despite her mental illness all along meeting and speaking with our client and her daughter to appease their worries and ensure them we will continue to fight for them until we win, which we did! 

Now our client is a U.S. citizen and will be afforded all the benefits of U.S citizens and her mother can finally have peace of mind her daughter will be cared for.  

BOILA Grant Feature:
Permanent Resident


Valeria Marasan, a native and citizen of Moldova, came to BOILA back in 2013 with her husband  to file for her green card. 

Valeria entered the United States on a J-1 visa, but was not subject to the two year rule.  While working in the United States, Valeria was focused on building her career. Little did she know, she would meet and marry her husband and start planning a life in the U.S. 

Her I-130 petition was filed in September 2013; she currently filed her I-485, Application for Adjustment of Status. 

After a lengthy and difficult interview with the Immigration officer, and responding to two Requests for Evidence (RFE), Valeria was granted conditional resident status. BOILA informed her that she would need to return in 18 months to file her Form I-751, Petition to Remove Conditions on Residence. 

This should have been the happiest time for Valeria. She establish LPR status in the U.S. and was married to the love of her life. She thought buying a house and planning for children was in her future. But her marriage turned into her nightmare. 

The man that she had love for more than five years began abusing her emotionally and physically.  By the time it was time her for to file to remove the conditions on her green card, she and her husband were separated. 

Valeria came back to BOILA seeking advice on how to get her 10 year permanent resident card. BOILA assisted Valeria in filing a waiver 751 petition. We documented the abuse she suffered at the hands of her husband while still providing documentation to evidence their bona fide marriage. 

We represented her again before the Immigration officer for her Form I-751 petition interview. And although the officer had many questions about the validity of Valeria's marriage, her application was approved.

This week, Valeria came to the office to pick up her 10 year green card and surprised the office with a beautiful cake in appreciation. 

We love what we do here at BOILA. We strive to make all of our clients happy and to have every case approved/granted. We work diligently and honestly to ensure our clients get the very best service.  It was an absolute pleasure working with and representing Ms. Valeria Marasan.  We hope to see her next summer for file for her citizenship!
BOILA Grant Highlights

Spotlight Stories

Ms. AE , a citizen of Cameroon, entered the United States in December 2014 without valid travel documents. In 2015, Ms. AE retained prior attorney to represent her during her removal proceedings. However, Ms. AE's prior attorney failed to notify her of her court hearings and, as a result, she was ordered removed in absentia for not appearing at her master hearing. With a final order of removal, Ms. AE retained BOILA to help her fix her immigration status. BOILA was successful in reopening her proceedings after demonstrating that Ms. AE was materially prejudiced by ineffective assistance of counsel based on her prior attorney's negligence. Ms. AE is now scheduled for a Master Hearing and will have the opportunity to present her case before an Immigration Judge.

Mr. DD, a native and citizen of the Central African Republic has been granted lawful permanent resident status in Immigration Court.  Mr. DD, who entered the United States in 2011 on an F-1 visa was placed into removal proceedings after remaining in the U.S. post attending school. In 2017 he married his U.S. citizen wife in Rockville, Maryland. His wife, Ms. KT, filed Form I-130, Alien Relative Petition for Mr. DD which was approved by the Service on march 5, 2019.  It was then time for Mr. DD to file for adjustment of status. BOILA represented Mr. DD at his immigration hearing, where he filed submitted a large filing with the court evidencing his bona fide marriage and good moral character. His wife (with their newborn daughter ) was right by his side in court ready to offer her testimony.  In the end, the Judge granted Mr. DD's application for adjustment of status. After a few weeks, the court transferred Mr. DD's file to the Service and issued Mr. DD his ten year permanent resident card.  If he chooses to, Mr. DD will be eligible for citizenship in 2022.

Ms. D, a native and citizen of Turkey, was in the United States under H-1B status working as an attorney. While in the U.S. she met and married her husband ( a USC).  Roughly a year after marriage, Ms. D's husband filed an I-130 petition for her as she currently filed her adjustment application.   Ms. D's applications processed rather quickly and she was granted conditional residency. 18 months later she was back in BOILA's office to file to remove the conditions on her green card.  Expecting their first child together,  BOILA was easily able to show the bona fide marriage between Ms.DD and her husband.   When filing form I-751 joint, it is normal to expect the Service to request an interview. Similar to the interview when filing for your initial green card, its the Service's final opportunity to verify your good faith marriage. BOILA was prepared to represent Ms. DD at an interview, but to everyone delight, Ms. DD's petition was approved WITHOUT an interview! She now has her ten year green card. 

Mr. M, a native and citizen of Nigeria, is a typical case brought to BOILA. Mr. M is a person of good moral character who has made a few mistakes along the path. He now wants to secure his status in the U.S. Mr. M, who entered the U.S. over 30 years ago, has attempted to obtain lawful status over the three decades. Once his USC daughter turned 21, he was able to have an I-130 petition filed on his behalf.  The Service approved Mr. M's I-130 petition and he can now begin the process to adjust his status to that of a lawful permanent resident. 

Mr. F, a USC since 2006 and a native of Cameroon, came to BOILA after his wife and children's I-130 had been approved but pending over 10 years. The case went to the NVC and was stuck there for 10 years.  After thorough review of Mr. F's case, BOILA was able to get the Consular process case restarted. The case had many issues  including grounds of inadmissibility for Mr. F's dependents. Mr. F had not lived in US for the last five years, had not filed his taxes for the last four years, and had no current ties in the US. BOILA was able to reopen the case with the National Visa Center and work on consular process, about a year later, Mr. F's wife and children were issued a ten year green card.

Final Public Charge Rule 

On August 15 DHS published the final rule on Inadmissibility on Public Charge Ground. The new rule which is set to go into effect on October 15, 2019, will replace the 1999 rule and will only apply to applications and petitions filed on or after October 15, 2019.
A public charge is defined as a person who is primarily dependent on the government for subsistence, as demonstrated by either the receipt of public cash assistance for income maintenance or institutionalization for long-term care of government expense.
The new rule redefines public charge to mean a foreign national who received one or more public benefits for more than 12 months in the aggregate within any 36 month period. The new rule also expands the kinds of programs that are considered public benefits.
In addition to cash assistance, the following non-cash based benefits are also included in "public benefits":
  • Supplemental Security Income (SSI)
  • Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF)
  • Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)
  • Section 8 Housing Assistance under the Housing Choice Voucher Program
  • Section8 Project-Based Rental Assistance Subsidized Public Housing Federally funded Medicaid (with certain exclusions)
Immigration officers are still to use the totality of circumstances test to determine the likelihood of an individual becoming a public charge in the future. Simply because a foreign national or an adjustment of status applicant has been on public benefits in the past, does not necessarily mean they will be public charge in the future.
Some heavily weighted negative factors are:
Individuals with medical conditions that require extensive medical treatment, who do not have medical insurance and are unlikely to acquire medical insurance in the future to cover medical costs.
An individual who is not a full time student and has authorization to work but is unable to show that they earn and income or are employed
There are some heavily weighted positive factors, such as an applicants household income that's at least 250 percent of the Federal Poverty Guidelines.
The rule only applies to DHS (which includes USCIS) and CBP, it does not apply to embassies and consulates responsible for issuing U.S. visas. That falls under the Department of State. DHS assumes though, that DOS will eventually implement a public charge rule that will closely mirror that of DHS.
In the Fight for TPS
Venezuela, A Country Facing Humanitarian Crisis

Venezuela a country well-known Oil rich country have been passing through the worst political and human rights crisis leading thousands of Venezuelans unable to afford even basics goods. As of 2018 the country lacked 85% of essential medicines and nearly two-thirds of the population reported involuntary weight lost. The government's refusal to act in the face of these severe shortages of medicine and food jeopardizes Venezuelan's lives and violates their human rights.

During a conference sponsored by Amnesty International and the Senate of the United States in Washington DC, the Director of Amnesty International designated for Venezuela Marcos Gomez with first-hand information, Marcos Gomez showed the terrible situation that millions of Venezuelans live without daily protection or any response from the government where the population most affected by this humanitarian crisis according to statistics presented by the same organization are women, children and the elderly. " More than 90% of adolescent women do not have the possibility of opting for contraceptive methods" "Venezuelan women in the midst of the crisis prefer to stop eating in order to feed their children." 

In heartbreaking words, the director of Amnesty International explained how the organization is trying to work hand in hand with international organizations to combat the humanitarian crisis and implement diplomatic strategies that allow greater financing and support to all human rights organizations to help the population. Venezuelan Finally, the director, exalted and advised the importation and step that the approval of TPS for Venezuela could bring, since this would be directly helping the Venezuelan population as well as recommending unit nations to take more efficient diplomatic measures to contribute to a fair exit from the humanitarian crisis and I advise that this crisis should not be labeled as a policy but as a true humanitarian crisis where the first one affected is the Venezuelan.

In another order of ideas, the Vice-President for Public Policy and Advocacy International Rescue Committee Nazanin Ash during this summary of the humanitarian crisis in Venezuela, she explained the serious consequences that the crisis has brought to the neighboring countries, being the biggest affected of these Colombia. "Colombia has taken in over 1.3 million Venezuelans since the onset of the crisis and has implemented an" open-door "policy allowing Venezuelans to access its territory" "50,000 Venezuelan are fleeing the country every day" "this is 5 times more people fleeing a country in a humanitarian crisis ". Despite these alarming figures provided by the exponent, she immensely thanked the humanitarian work and receptivity that the Colombian government has offered to the Venezuelan population and advised international entities a greater contribution and collaboration to neighboring nations with Venezuela to contribute to the humanitarian aid such as food and medical supplies in shelters assigned at the borders.

Concluding this briefing on the Venezuela human rights crisis and why TPS for Venezuela is a necessary measure to demonstrate solidarity with the Venezuelan people and neighbors countries   the Director of  The Catholic Legal Immigration Network Jill Marie-Bussey concluded that TPS for Venezuela should be considered by the senate and the congress and should be passed to stop the overwhelm human rights crisis that is directly affecting Venezuela and the neighboring countries. She explained that despites multiples intents and letters sent to USICS and the Department of Homeland Security, "The United States has refused to extended protections to Venezuelans." "The administration wrote on July 11, 2019 that it would not extend TPS for Venezuela at this time, claiming it needed to "continue to monitor the situation".

It is so important to understand that TPS for Venezuela should not be categorized as a political decision. There is a reality happening in Venezuela, and the reality is that millions of people in Venezuela are suffering every day, there is a huge and existing human right crisis affecting not only one country but the ones surrounding Venezuela. TPS for Venezuela would benefit more than 200.000 Venezuelans that needing help desperately to survive and to support those who are still in the country suffering the consequence of bad politics and administration caused over the past 20 years.

TPS is a necessary response to a human right crisis and is critical to demonstrating the U.S. government's solidarity with the Venezuelan people and the regional neighbors.

Re-registration Period Open for Those with TPS under Syria's Designation

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced that individuals on Temporary Protected Status (TPS) under Syria's designation who want to maintain their status through March 31, 2021, must re-register between Sept. 23 and Nov. 22, 2019.

Re-registration procedures, including how to renew employment authorization documents (EADs) are available at

All applicants must submit Form I-821, Application for Temporary Protected Status. Applicants may also request an EAD by submitting Form I-765, Application for Employment Authorization, when they file Form I-821 or separately at a later date.

USCIS will issue new EADs with a March 31, 2021, expiration date to eligible beneficiaries under Syria's TPS designation who timely re-register and apply for an EAD. Given the timeframe for processing TPS re-registration applications, we recognize that not all re-registrants will receive a new EAD before their current EAD expires on Sept. 30, 2019. Accordingly, we have automatically extended the validity of those EADs for 180 days, through March 28, 2020.  This automatic extension also covers individuals who have an EAD with an expiration date of March 31, 2018, and who applied for a new EAD during the last re-registration period but have not yet received their new EAD.

On Aug. 1, Acting Secretary of Homeland Security Kevin K. McAleenan announced that the statutory conditions supporting Syria's TPS designation on the basis of ongoing armed conflict and extraordinary and temporary conditions continue to exist and that the designation should be extended for 18 months. Secretary McAleenan made his decision after reviewing country conditions and consulting with appropriate U.S. government agencies. As a result, Syria's TPS designation is extended through March 31, 2021.

"Remain in Mexico"Policy

On January 24, 2019 the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced the Migration Protection Protocols (MPP) new policy known as "Remain in Mexico", which requires those seeking asylum at a U.S. border, to remain in Mexico while their removal proceedings are pending. 

This policy is problematic for asylum seekers for two reasons:

1.  Forcing asylum seekers to remain in Mexico while they wait for a hearing, denies their right to be represented by counsel, and;

2. It puts those seeking aslyum from the violence in Mexico in further danger. They risk further trauma and even death. 

While many immigration advocates have filed to end MPP, DHS and Department of Justice (DOJ) have expanded  the program  to include Laredo and Brownsville, Texas.  

DHS has built temporary tent facilities that are going to function  as immigration courts for MPP cases. 

Fact Breakdown
  • There are currently over 40,000 asylum seekers that have been subjected to the MPP program
  • There have been several reportings that the tent locations were to start in mid-September. 
  • the Administration anticipates the courts will conduct as many as 420 virtual hearing a day in Loredo and 720 virtual hearings in Brownsville.
Unanswered Questions

  • How will migrants get representation?
  • Will attorney's have access to their clients prior to their hearings? 
  • Will family members and witness be allowed to attend the hearings?
  • Will there be interpreters present for the hearing?
Immigration Courts Have Hit 1 Million Cases in Backlog

 The immigration court backlog hit a record high with over 1,000,000 cases. Driven by new Trump administration immigration court policies and the growth in the number of families arriving at the border in 2019, the backlog has increased at record speed.

At the current rate, the immigration court backlog is on pace to more than double less than three years into Trump's first term in office. By contrast, it took nearly six years for the backlog to double under Obama.

Over the past two years, the Trump administration has taken a series of measures it said would slow the growth of the immigration court backlog. The first of these efforts came in 2017 with the creation of a "Strategic Caseload Reduction Plan," which called for the Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR) to "realign the agency towards completing cases." However, these measures have largely been ineffective and the backlog has grown to unprecedented levels.

The focus on completing cases as rapidly as possible has caused many to argue that the agency is putting speed over justice. Last October, EOIR immigration judges across the country were asked to decide 700 cases a year.

In 2018, Attorney General Sessions eliminated "administrative closure," where judges could take low-priority cases off of their dockets to focus on the cases which most needed their attention. He also prevented judges from terminating cases in certain circumstances, requiring them to adjudicate the cases instead, which has further added to the backlog.

The Trump administration's elimination of enforcement priorities has also increased the immigration court backlog. Under the Trump administration, ICE has arrested more undocumented immigrants with no criminal records who have long ties to their communities. These individuals are more likely to be eligible to seek relief from removal in court, meaning that the government cannot obtain a swift order of deportation.

The immigration court backlog is also likely to grow even faster as the Trump administration expands the "Remain in Mexico" program. Immigration judges have been pulled from their regular cases and required to hear those on the Remain in Mexico docket instead. 

This political interference with the courts has led many to call for the immigration court system to be taken away from the Department of Justice and become truly independent. Now that the courts have hit one million cases, it has become clear that the Trump administration's interference-heavy approach isn't working. A new approach must be tried.

Trump Administration May Reduce Refugee Cap to Zero

The Trump administration is considering decreasing the maximum number of refugees accepted into the United States to 10,000 and as possibly low as zero, administration officials confirmed last week.

Each year, the president determines the refugee cap or ceiling, the maximum number of people who can be admitted under the United States Refugee Admission Program (USRAP). President Trump is required to consult meaningfully with Congress before making this decision but has been accused in recent years of failing to do so.

Under U.S. law, a "refugee" is a person who is unable or unwilling to return to his or her home country because of a "well-founded fear of persecution" due to race, membership in a particular social group, political opinion, religion, or national origin. The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) screens applicants in a process that takes an average of almost two years. UNHCR then refers the refugee to a specific country.

Refugees referred to the United States must then pass several background checks and are assigned to a specific city and refugee resettlement agency. Recent increases in vetting requirements have slowed down this process.

The Refugee Act of 1980 created the Office of Refugee Resettlement under the Department of Health and Human Services. In the early 1980s, the United States resettled up to 207,000 refugees a year. Until recently, the United States resettled more refugees than all other countries combined.
However, during President Trump's first week in office, he demonstrated his plan to decrease resettlement by announcing a 120-day suspension of the program.

Now, government officials are considering limiting the program to as low as 10,000 spots, most of which would be reserved for just a few countries or groups with special status. The possibility of receiving zero refugees unless admitted by the president in an emergency is also on the table.

In addition to moral reasons, there are strong diplomatic and economic arguments for accepting refugees.
Until recently, the United States was known as a leader in refugee admissions. This policy change coincides with record numbers of refugees fleeing countries around the world. Taking our share of refugees improves relationships with other countries.

Extending a welcome to people fleeing danger has long been an American value. Continuing to lower the refugee cap is a reversal of this tradition. It sentences people to death, damages diplomatic relationship, and weakens our economy.

The cap will be decided by September 30, the end of the fiscal year. The United States should increase its refugee cap for 2019, and allocate sufficient resources to USRAP to resettle the maximum number of refugees permitted by the cap.

What Happens Before an ICE Raid

ICE raids generally are the results of months (or even years) of investigation by Homeland Security Investigations (HSI). Before a "raid" is conducted, a search warrant must be issued. To obtain a search warrant, HSI must show that facts establish probable cause to believe that there are violations of federal law , i.e.,  the company is willfully and unlawfully employing illegal aliens.
How does HSI gather the evidence it needs for the search warrant? Based primarily upon search warrant applications, here are some of what the agency does:
  • HSI may employ confidential informants. These could be undocumented workers who have been arrested, and are subject to deportation, but will gather information for HSI in exchange for some benefit - such as a work permit. Confidential informants may wear wires and record audio and video evidence.
  • Employ confidential informants who are U.S. citizens or others who have been involved in the employment verification process and who agree to provide information in exchange for immunity.
  • Receive information from its tip line - these may even come from disgruntled employees.
  • Question undocumented workers who are arrested away from the worksite about their employment and pay stubs to gather evidence of illegal employment.
  • Undocumented aliens who are arrested and put into the Alternatives to Detention (ATD) program often are tracked using ankle bracelets or other GPS, telephonic devices, or SmartLink devices. Individuals in this program do not have work authorization. HSI may follow these aliens electronically and can determine if they are spending hours at a time at a specific worksite.
  • Review state wage reports, compare those against law enforcement databases, and identify theft victims to see whether employees are using a stolen identity.
  • Review E-Verify tentative non-confirmation notices (TNCs) to see if they have been resolved or it may simply request E-Verify Query Extracts. Comparing the E-Verify Query Extracts to quarterly wage reports, ICE can determine if all new employees were run through the E-Verify system.
  • Collaborate with other federal agencies such as the IRS, to review company tax filings, or the Social Security Administration, to review No-Match letters.
The raid is not the end of the investigation. HSI uses the information it gathers, including reviewing company records and interviewing arrested workers, to continue its investigation. HSI also may continue to monitor the same worksite for possible new violations.
An ICE raid implicates potential civil and criminal charges for employers. It is therefore essential to consult with counsel on these matters.

 USCIS Updates

USCIS Makes Adds Two More Applications for Online Filing

Applicants can file Form N-600 to obtain a Certificate of Citizenship for themselves or their minor children if they:
  • Were born abroad and are claiming U.S. citizenship at birth through their parents; or
  • Automatically became a U.S. citizen after birth, but before they turned 18 years old.
Applicants can file Form N-600K if they regularly reside in a foreign country and want to claim U.S. citizenship based on their parents. Applicants must secure lawful admission to the U.S. to complete Form N-600K processing. Children of U.S. service members have separate requirements for naturalization under INA Section 322.
Forms N-600 and N-600K are part of the growing number of documents that USCIS has made available for easy and convenient online filing. This list includes: 
  • Form I-90, Application to Replace Permanent Resident Card;
  • Form N-336, Request for a Hearing on a Decision in Naturalization Proceedings;
  • Form N-400, Application for Naturalization; and
  • Form N-565, Application for Replacement Naturalization/Citizenship Document.
To file a Form N-600 or N-600K online, an applicant must first create a  USCIS online account. Through an online account, the applicant can securely and conveniently:
  • Complete Form N-600 or N-600K;
  • Submit accompanying evidence;
  • Upload passport-style photos;
  • Pay the filing fee;
  • Respond to USCIS requests for evidence;
  • Monitor the status of their application; and
  • Manage their contact information, including updating their address.

USCIS still accepts the latest paper version of Forms N-600 and N-600K. Because military service members do not pay a filing fee when submitting Form N-600 on their own behalf, they cannot currently file this application online.

Please let us know if we can help you in any way for all your immigration needs.


Danielle Beach-Oswald
Beach-Oswald Immigration Lawyers