2021 Diversity Visa Lottery REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN

U.S. State Department announces registration period open for the 2021 Diversity Visa Lottery Program. Learn about the visa lottery, and whether you may qualify.


Law Firms Livengood Alskog and Peterson Russell Kelly to Join Forces

The 25 attorney, two office firm will focus on serving leading businesses, individuals, public entities, school districts, and healthcare clients. …


New Interview Locations for Many Suburban Seattle Naturalization Applicants

Beginning at the end of June 2019 USCIS District 20 began moving naturalization interviews from the Seattle field office to…


Attorney Barbara Marcouiller Meets with U.S. Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal

Barbara Marcouiller and five Seattle-area immigration attorneys met with U.S Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal on July 3, 2019.  Barbara discussed business-related…


Barbara Marcouiller Invited to Speak to National Conference of Immigration Lawyers

On June 19, 2019 Barbara Marcouiller addressed a couple hundred immigration lawyers at the national conference of the American Immigration…


New Book by PRK Client John Christianson – The Wealth Creator’s Playbook: A Guide to Maximizing Your Return on Life and Money.

Read his book to learn how to line up your own values with your wealth, including the ways in which you earn, manage, and spend your money, in order to maximize both wealth and personal fulfillment.


Is the Housing Market Getting Too Expensive for Our Adult Children to Buy a Home?

Given the current real estate market, it is getting more difficult for our adult children just starting out to buy a home. How can we help our kids break into the market?  See PRK partner Wendy Allard’s article in the March 7th issue of PSBJ on the best approach for helping a child buy a home.



The USCIS is phasing in a new policy of initiating removal proceedings against anyone whose application is denied, and that denial leaves the applicant out of status.


New Immigration Rules for Students: Unlawful Presence & Re-Admission into the US

USCIS has announced harsh new rules for students and exchange visitors taking effect on August 9, 2018. Learn about these rules, and how they affect leave and re-entry into the US.


The Invisible Wall: New Barriers to Legal Immigration in 2018

While the media focuses on the proposed wall, critical new policies are taking effect that substantially affect the procedures for applicants seeking legal immigration. Learn about these substantive changes.