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Immigration Update

In this edition, find the latest news on the USCIS’s policy alert for returning to the U.S., the salvaging of unused visas, Tribal Cards for entering the U.S., and more! USCIS Issues Policy Alert on Effect of Returning to United States During 3- or 10-Year Period After Departure or Removal  U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services […]

Immigration Update

In this edition, find the latest news on Biden’s immigration enforcement memorandum, COVID-19 vaccine requirements for travelers to Canada and Mexico, CDC rescinding the order requiring negative COVID-19 test before a flight to United States, and more! Federal Judge Vacates Biden Immigration Enforcement Memorandum On June 10, 2022, a U.S. district judge in the Southern […]

Immigration Update

In this edition, find the latest news on the June Visa Bulletin, TPS designation process for Afghans, an investor lawsuit against DHS, and more. June Visa Bulletin Includes Updates on ‘Other Workers,’ China, Diversity Visa Availability The Department of State’s Visa Bulletin for June 2022 includes the following information: D. Establishment of Employment Third Preference […]

June 2022 Visa Bulletin

The Department of State has issued its June 2022 Visa Bulletin, and the most notable update is a significant advancement in the India EB-2 final action dates, which will advance by a full year to September 1, 2014. There is little movement in the final action dates for most other employment-based preference categories. Final action […]

Immigration Update

In this edition, find the latest news on program requirements for entities seeking Regional Center designation under the EB-5 immigrant investor program, the State Department appealing four court orders on Diversity Visa adjudications, the USCIS increasing automatic work permit extension period for certain applicants, and more.  New Forms, New Program Requirements Announced for Entities Seeking […]

Immigration Update

In this edition, find the latest news on filing adjustment of status applications for EB-5 investors, ICE’s announcement of the extension of I-9 flexibilities, OFLC’s announcement of a new submission process for H-2B applications, DHS’s details on the ‘Uniting for Ukraine’ process, and more.   Concurrent or Subsequent Filing of Adjustment of Status Applications for EB-5 […]

Immigration Update

In this edition, find the latest news on the USCIS’s announcement of online filing for DACA renewal forms, the ‘Jumpstart Act’ to recapture unused visas introduced in House, updates related to the reauthorized EB-5 regional center program, and more!  USCIS Announces Online Filing for DACA Renewal Forms U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced on […]

Immigration Update

In this edition, find the latest news on the USCIS’s announcement of a plan to implement a series of backlog relief actions, a DOL announcement regarding an additional 35,000 H-2B nonagricultural visas, 2023 H-1B cap season updates, and more!  USCIS Announces Backlog Relief Actions, Relief for Work Permit Holders U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) […]

Immigration Update

In this edition, find the latest news on the USCIS urging eligible individuals to consider applying for adjustment in the EB-2 category, USCIS preparing to resume public services on June 4, DHS designating Afghanistan for Temporary Protected Status, and more!  USCIS Urges Eligible Individuals to Consider Applying for Adjustment in the EB-2 Category Based on […]

April 2022 Visa Bulletin Update

The Department of State has issued its April 2022 Visa Bulletin.  There is little to no movement in the final action dates for most employment-based preference categories.  India EB-2 will advance by a little over two months to July 8, 2013.  Final action dates for India EB-3 and China EB-2 and EB-3 professionals and skilled […]

Immigration Update

In this edition, find the latest news on the State Department’s update on visa options and alternatives for Ukrainian nationals, the immigration-related updates coming from the signing of the Omnibus Spending Bill, the expansion of the Credit Card Payment Pilot Program, and more!  State Dept. Releases Info for Nationals of Ukraine, U.S. Citizens in Ukraine  […]

Immigration Update

In this edition, find the latest news on the Biden Administration’s considerations for temporary protected status and other measures for Ukrainians, the USCIS no longer accepting single combined payments on certain forms filed with H-1B or H-1B1 petitions, the USCIS releasing statistics showing how they may be cracking down on multiple H-1B Cap Registrations, and […]