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The Uncertain Fate Of The H-4 Work Authorization – Rescission In Spring 2020 Or Later?
The DHS has thus indicated that a final regulation rescinding the H-4 work program is not likely to occur in the near term.
United States
14 Oct 2019
Proposed First Step Toward Immigration Reform Announced By President
On May 16, 2019, the president announced a plan to reform the U.S. immigration system, with a focus on increased border security as well as a plan to replace the employment-based green card system
United States
11 Jun 2019
USCIS To Delay Mandatory Online H-1B Lottery Cap Registration For FY 2020
The Department of Homeland Security announced the suspension of the requirement to use the online H-1B cap registration system until the FY 2021 filing period, as the system is still being developed and tested.
United States
12 Feb 2019
Premium Processing Resumes For FY2019 Cap Subject H-1B Petitions
On January 26, 2019, USCIS announced that Premium Processing will resume on January 28, 2019 for all cap-subject FY2019 H-1B petitions; in other words,
United States
31 Jan 2019
I-9 Compliance More Important Than Ever During E-Verify Outage
The government has been shut down for 29 days, with no signs go reopening anytime soon.
United States
24 Jan 2019
U.S. Announces New Rules On Cuba Travel And Transactions
The U.S. Departments of Treasury, Commerce and State are publishing amended regulations in the Federal Register on November 9, 2017, which take effect immediately.
United States
20 Nov 2017
How The Latest Travel Ban And TROs Affect Foreign National Employees
One of the questions raised involved the Immigration and Nationality Act's bar on "nationality-based" discrimination.
United States
25 Oct 2017
Presidential Proclamation Alters Travel Ban
On September 24, 2017, the Trump administration issued a presidential proclamation entitled "Enhancing Vetting Capabilities and Processes for Detecting Attempted Entry...
United States
28 Sep 2017
DACA Program Ending, but Work Permits Remain Valid
On September 5, 2017, the Department of Homeland Security (Department) announced that the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program will be ending.
United States
7 Sep 2017
Recent Developments In Immigration Law - August 2017
Nonimmigrant visa processing at all U.S. consular posts in Russia was suspended on August 23, 2017.
United States
30 Aug 2017
U.S. Supreme Court Partially Reinstates Travel Ban
On June 26, 2017, the United States Supreme Court published a 16-page opinion in which it reinstated part of President Trump's March 6, 2017 Executive Order ...
United States
10 Jul 2017
New Travel Ban Executive Order
The U.S. Government must ensure that those entering this country will not harm the American people after entering, and that they do not bear malicious intent toward the United States and its people.
United States
9 Mar 2017
Trump Administration Crackdown On Immigration Worries Some California Farmers
California farmers rely on workers largely from Mexico to harvest crops. Many farmers will only hire legal immigrants, but a substantial portion of California's farming industry relies on workers without the proper authorizations.
United States
23 Feb 2017
U.S. Citizens With Federal Tax Debts In Excess Of $50,000 Are In Danger Of Having Their Passports Revoked
As President Trump's executive orders regarding immigration hold the world's attention, other new challenges for travelers are brewing. Specifically, these challenges may impact U.S. travellers...
United States
16 Feb 2017
Federal Appeals Court Denies Government's Request To Reinstate Travel Ban
The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals denied the federal government's emergency request to lift the temporary restraining order halting the implementation of President's Trump's travel ban.
United States
14 Feb 2017
Executive Order Restricting Immigration From Certain Countries
On January 27, 2017, President Trump signed an Executive Order entitled "Protecting the Nation From Terrorist Entry Into the United States by Foreign Nationals."
United States
8 Feb 2017
USCIS Revises Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has published a revised version of Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification.
United States
23 Jan 2017
DHS Issues Final Rule To Further Retention Of High-Skilled Immigrants
The final rule does not define compelling circumstances, but gives such examples as a serious illness or disability, an employer dispute or retaliation, substantial harm to the applicant and family or a significant disruption to the employer.
United States
21 Dec 2016
Increased USCIS Filing Fees Looming for Employers
The filing fee increase also pertains to forms filed for employees in the immigrant visa process.
United States
3 Nov 2016
Update On Visa Waiver Program Implementation
The United States has implemented changes under the Visa Waiver Program Improvement and Terrorist Travel Prevention Act of 2015.
United States
1 Feb 2016
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