In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, we want to provide you with an update on our ongoing efforts to continue assisting clients while also protecting the health and safety of our clients and employees. We remain prepared to help our clients through these extraordinary times. Our receptionist is available Monday - Friday between 8:30 am and 5 pm to accept any documents. We are scheduling consultations via video conference and phone. START YOUR CASE FROM HOME. Please do not hesitate to contact us for assistance.
On April 23, 2020, President Trump signed a Proclamation Suspending Entry of Immigrants Who Present Risk to the U.S. Labor Market During the Economic Recovery Following the
COVID-19. The US entry is suspended for 60 days to individuals who are outside the US, do not have an immigrant visa and do not have an official travel document other than a visa (such as a transportation letter, an appropriate boarding foil, or an advance parole document) that is valid on the effective date of this proclamation or issued on any date thereafter that permits him or her to travel to the United States and seek entry or admission. The proclamation includes several exemptions, such as legal permanent residents, health care professionals, spouses of US citizens, EB-5 investors, etc.
The President of the United States has declared a PUBLIC HEALTH EMERGENCY in response to the spread of the COVID-19 virus.
In response to significant worldwide challenges related COVID-19, DEPARTMENT OF STATESUSPENDEDROUTINE VISA SERVICESworldwide. Certain consular posts have signaled that services may soon begin in the coming months, while others have begun rescheduling upcoming visa appointments. Each post will reopen on their own timeline based on the situation in the respective country.
USCIS SUSPENDED ALL ROUTINE FACE-TO-FACE SERVICES until June 3, 2020. To protect its workforce and to help mitigate the spread of Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19), U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) suspended all routine face-to-face services, including all interviews, biometric collection appointments and naturalization ceremonies.
USCIS WILL ACCEPT REPRODUCED SIGNATURES. USCIS announced that, due to the ongoing COVID-19 National Emergency, they will accept all benefit forms and documents with reproduced (scanned, faxed, photocopied, or similarly reproduced) original signatures. For forms that require an original “wet” signature, USCIS will accept electronically reproduced original signatures for the duration of the National Emergency.
USCIS ANNOUNCES FLEXIBILITY FOR REQUESTS FOR EVIDENCE (RFE), Notices of Intent to Deny (NOID): For RFE or NOID dated between March 1 and May 1, 2020, any responses submitted within 60 calendar days after the response deadline set forth in the RFE or NOID will be considered by USCIS before any action is taken.
US BORDER WITH CANADA: Land ports and ferries were closed to "non-essential" travel (tourism or recreational in nature). Travel for work is considered "essential", but there are mixed reports concerning business adjudications.
US BANKRUPTCY COURT IN PHOENIX: In order to protect public health through the aim or reducing the size of public gatherings, as well as balancing the fair administration of justice, all trials and hearings which require the presentation of evidence have been vacated and will be resent by the Judge. All other hearings are being conducted telephonically with no live appearances permitted in the courtrooms. All 341 hearings for all Chapters (including continued hearings) are being conducted virtually. Please watch the docket and contact the Trustees for the new date.
Our thoughts go out to everyone that is impacted by the coronavirus pandemic.
We are dedicated to providing you with the highest quality of legal services. We handle each case as if it were our own. We are always accessible to communicate with you because your satisfaction is paramount. You will benefit from our multicultural background, multilingual skills, and legal expertise. We are attentive, pro-active, and creative problem solvers offering practical, comprehensive, and cost-effective legal solutions tailored to meet your need all with a personal touch. We see your case as if it were our own, with your satisfaction as our priority.
Immigration Law: Juras Law Firm provides legal services to foreign nationals who want to live and work in the United States, and to companies who want to hire foreign nationals. If you are seeking an employment visa, investor visa, family-based visa, citizenship, or permanent residency (“green card”) for yourself or for your employees, we can help. Learn more at our Immigration FAQs page.
Bankruptcy Law: We represent debtors and creditors in our practice. We help people and businesses file for Chapter 7, 11, and 13 bankruptcies, address tax concerns and credit concerns, and we help maintain homeownership by stopping foreclosure and harassing phone calls. We also protect creditors’ rights. We have represented clients in international bankruptcy/cross-border cases and handle litigation in the bankruptcy courts. Learn more at ourBankruptcy FAQs page.
The Juras Law Firm was established in 2004. With our attorneys’ more than 20 years of legal experience, we focus on Immigration Law and, Bankruptcy Law. Our services are focused on a World of New Beginnings™ . . . new geographical beginnings, new financial beginnings, new markets, new business beginnings – new countries, new businesses, new business growth and new ideas. We have represented clients from over 90 countries and 6 continents. Our clients are located in the United States, Canada, Czech Republic, Mexico, Philippines, and all over the world. We represent a diverse clientele: individuals, entrepreneurs, small and medium-size businesses, and large corporations. Our clients are mainly from service industries, real estate, investment, transportation, health care, retail, and food industries. We’re based in Phoenix, Arizona.
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