Thursday, June 21st, 2018

USCIS Says "Keep Out!" to UPILers Seeking ELIS Access

"The FAQs
makes very clear that ELIS is an online tool to be used by very
specific, qualified individuals, their attorneys or their accredited BIA
representatives.  Notarios and “immigration consultants,” as well as other groups, are
prohibited from creating an account in ELIS. This is indeed very
consistent with USCIS’ message June 2011 regarding its efforts to combat
the unauthorized practice of immigration law
(UPIL). I’ve blogged about UPIL in the past and continue to bring
attention to this area when it matters. USCIS’ explicit instructions