March 17, 2011
"In light of the recent earthquakes and tsunami in Japan, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) reminds Japanese nationals of certain U.S. immigration benefits available upon request.
USCIS understands that a natural disaster can affect an individual’s ability to establish or maintain lawful immigration status." The news release provides a list of temporary relief measures available to qualified Japanese nationals. Read the complete news release: http://www.uscis.gov/portal/site/uscis/menuitem.5af9bb95919f35e66f614176543f6d1a/?vgnextoid=d219c337ab5ce210VgnVCM100000082ca60aRCRD&vgnextchannel=68439c7755cb9010VgnVCM10000045f3d6a1RCRD