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Our 14 attorneys and total staff of more than 40 professionals makes us one of the largest specialty immigration firms in New England. Our focus is principally on corporate and business immigration, although we are a full-service firm and also advise clients in naturalization, family-based immigration, and humanitarian relief.  We are at the forefront of client advocacy and exceptional service, and we are committed to creating value for our clients. 

CCIU Newsletter (November 2020 | 146)

President-Elect Biden Pledges Immigration-Related Actions in First 100 Days President-elect Joe Biden has pledged in the first 100 days of his administration to set in motion a number of immigration-related actions. Some of his proposals could be launched immediately,...

CCIU Newsletter (October 2020 | 145)

Fees Going Up Again, USCIS Increases Premium Processing Fee The fee increases continue. USCIS has announced that its fee for premium processing will increase from $1,440 to $2,500 on October 19.  Any request for premium processing postmarked on or after October 19...
CCIU Newsletter (September 2020 | 144)

CCIU Newsletter (September 2020 | 144)

DHS Proposes Major Expansion of Biometrics for Immigration  Logging identities and tracing individuals in the U.S. immigration system may be entering a new phase of technology with greater emphasis on biometrics. The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) published a...

CCIU Newsletter (August 2020 | 143)

USCIS Suddenly Begins Selecting New H-1B Lottery Winners There were apparently not enough cap H-1B filings so USCIS is selecting additional H-1B lottery winners from the registration that was run in March. This is some unexpected good news. If Chin & Curtis...

CCIU Newsletter (July 2020 | 142)

Chin & Curtis Is Moving! We have spent 23 years at 75 Federal Street, but all good things must come to an end eventually. We are moving next month to 100 High Street, which is just around the corner and still in the heart of Boston’s Financial District. We...

CCIU Newsletter (June 2020 | 141)

Trump Administration May Announce Further Immigration Restrictions Soon As we outlined in an alert to our clients last week, it appears likely that in the next couple of weeks the Trump Administration will announce additional restrictions targeting some nonimmigrant...