Thursday, February 22nd, 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