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Trump Administration Announces Plan For Immigration Reform
In an announcement on Thursday, May 16, 2019, President Trump unveiled an outline of his new legislative plan to modernize the nation's immigration framework, promising to "establish[] a new legal immigration system
United States
4 Jun 2019
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H-1B Cap: Critical Filing Dates For FY 2020
Employers seeking to sponsor H-1B workers for fiscal year 2020 can begin filing petitions on April 1, 2019, for a start date of October 1, 2019.
United States
13 Mar 2019
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E-Verify Procedures During The Government Shutdown
When the federal government partially shut down on December 22, 2018, so did E-Verify, the online system for verifying a new hire's eligibility to work.
United States
18 Jan 2019
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Potential Immigration Consequences For Workers And Investors In The Canadian Cannabis Industry
Canada legalized the recreational use of marijuana effective October 17, 2018. Although many American states have loosened their marijuana restrictions, including those on the U.S.-Canada...
United States
26 Nov 2018
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New USCIS Policy Memo And Efforts To Combat Fraud In The H-1B Visa Program
Starting October 1, 2018, the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will begin implementing its June 28, 2018 policy memorandum1 to prioritize the removal of foreign nationals ...
United States
3 Oct 2018
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USCIS Developments On The Discretion Afforded Adjudicators, And H-1B Premium Processing
In recent weeks, several notable policy changes have taken place concerning the adjudication of immigration petitions by the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS).
United States
19 Sep 2018
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USCIS Publishes Policy Memorandum On H-1B Third-Party Worksite Requirements
The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has published a memorandum establishing its policy relating to H-1B petitions filed for employees who will be working at one or more third-party worksites.
United States
1 Mar 2018
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USCIS To Resume Accepting Applications To Renew DACA
DACA, which commenced five years ago, protects certain undocumented immigrants brought to the United States as children from deportation and allows them to receive employment authorization.
United States
17 Jan 2018
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DHS Announces Termination Of Certain Countries' Temporary Protected Status Designation
The Secretary of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security has the authority to grant Temporary Protected Status (TPS) to eligible foreign-born individuals who are unable to return home...
United States
14 Dec 2017
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Employers Should Prepare Now For Increased ICE Enforcement
Increased immigration enforcement and a reduction in illegal entry into the United States remain among the Trump administration's highest priorities.
United States
10 Nov 2017
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New Presidential Proclamation Restricts Travel From Eight Countries
On September 24, 2017, President Donald Trump issued a "Presidential Proclamation Enhancing Vetting Capabilities and Processes for Detecting Attempted Entry into the United States...
United States
28 Sep 2017
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New Interview Mandate For Employment-Based Adjustment Of Status Applicants
On August 28, 2017, the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced that it will begin requiring in-person interviews for certain applicants who apply for permanent residence.
United States
6 Sep 2017
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New Form I-9 to Take Effect Soon
Many of the changes are subtle, focusing on revising the form's instructions and wording, and clarifying the list of acceptable documents.
United States
30 Aug 2017
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Changes To Foreign Affairs Manual And Developments In The Adjudications Of Nonimmigrant Visas Signal Increased Scrutiny Of Visa Petitions
The FAM provides U.S. Consular Officers with guidance on the adjudication of nonimmigrant and immigrant visas that reflects law, regulation, and current policy.
United States
21 Aug 2017
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