Tag Archives: India

DHS Sued For Illegal Visa Delays

On September 28, 2015, several highly-skilled immigrant workers from India and China filed a federal class action lawsuit in the State of Washington against the U.S. Department of State (“DOS”) and U.S. Department of Homeland Security (“DHS”) over revisions to the October 2015 Visa Bulletin (Revised Visa Bulletin) that impacted them adversely. On September 30, an amended complaint was filed in federal court along with an emergency motion for a temporary restraining order, asking the court to order DHS to accept all Adjustment of Status applications that could have been filed under the Original Visa Bulletin published on September 9.

Read the full article at National Law Review.

US immigration attorneys in Thailand Chaninat and Leeds have decades of experience helping Thai nationals obtain the US visas they require.

Indian Court Refuses Divorce Petition As Wife Won’t Consent

An Indian Court this week has refused a husband petition for divorce, because his wife refused to give her consent.

Although the court heard from the husband that they had not lived together as a couple for 12 years, the Court still sided with the wife, who they noted suffered with brain damage, believing the husband would not give consent if the shoe was on the other foot.

Thailand Divorce Lawyer

Chaninat and Leeds specialise in both Thai and international divorces in Thailand

In Thailand, if one spouse will not give consent for the divorce petition to proceed, then one of twelve grounds must be cited by the petitioning spouse. The plaintiff will then have to attend Court to testify that the reasons are valid.

Relevant Documents:Thailand Divorce Law

Relevant Articles: Thailand Marriage and Divorce: Thai Dream or Foreigner’s Nightmare?

                                             Marriage and Divorce in Thailand: When Love Turns Deadly