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Asylum Interview Schedule to Prioritize Newer Applications

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has announced that the agency will begin to schedule asylum interviews for recent applications ahead of older filings. Beginning on January 29, the ...
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EB-5 Program Funding Extended Until Feb. 8

After three days of negotiations on Capitol Hill, congress finally voted to end the shutdown and reopen the U.S. government on January 23. One major take away from the government shutdown is that ...
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How an Immigration Bill Becomes a Law

As Immigration Bills are being introduced by volumes to solve various immigration concerns, it may be helpful to understand how a bill becomes law. It is also important to know that the introduction ...
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What the DACA Injunction Ruling Means for Dreamers

Last year, the current presidential administration made plans to begin phasing out protections for “dreamers,” the children of undocumented immigrants who have spent much of their lives in ...
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Trump Administration Revokes Temporary Protected Status for El Salvadorian Immigrants

The Trump Administration is continuing its trend of revoking Temporary Protected Status ( TPS ) from certain immigrant groups by announcing El Salvadorian immigrants are next on the agenda. El ...
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Nicaraguan Immigrants Losing Protected Immigration Status

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has given 2,500 Nicaraguans with temporary residency 14 months to leave the country. The current presidential administration has given the okay not to renew ...
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President Trump Ends DACA Program for Undocumented Immigrants

DACA, also known as the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, was a beloved immigration policy founded by President Obama during his time in office. DACA seeks to protect undocumented immigrants who ...
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Travel Ban 2.0

President Trump’s travel ban will go into effect as of 8 P.M. CT on Thursday, June 29 th. Dubbed the travel ban 2.0, people reacted quite adversely to the first version of this law. The fierce ...
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Trump's Mass Deportation Removal Policies Leaked

The American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) recently summarized two memorandums detailing the new administration’s border security and immigration enforcement policies. Although the new ...
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Trump Takes Executive Action to Build Border Wall

On Wednesday, it became clear that President Donald Trump was going to begin to reshape US immigration enforcement policies through executive action. The topic of a border wall and deporting ...
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New Final Rule Released: I-140 Priority Date Retention, Issuance of EAD, and Job Portability

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has released the Final Rule for the “Retention of EB-1, EB-2, and EB-3 Immigrant Workers and Program Improvements Affecting High-Skilled Nonimmigrant ...
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Temporary Protected Status Extended for Nepal

The Secretary of Homeland Security, Jeh Johnson, has extended Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for eligible nationals of Nepal. The extension is for an additional 18 months, effective December 25, ...
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Tie Vote By Supreme Court Blocks President's Immigration Plan

This morning a tie vote by the supreme court blocks president Obama’s expanded immigration plan for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) and Deferred Action for the Parents of Americans ...
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Temporary Protected Status Extended for Honduras & Nicaragua

Effective July 6, 2016, the Secretary of Homeland Security, Jeh Johnson, has extended Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for an additional 18 months for eligible nationals of Honduras and Nicaragua. ...
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H-1B Cap Reached for 2017 Fiscal Year

The cap for issuing H-1B Visas is 65, 000 per fiscal year. The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) just reported that the cap for the fiscal year (FY) 2017 has been reached. ...
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F-1 STEM Based OPT Extended up to 3 Years

Recently the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) amended their existing regulations with regards to F-1 nonimmigrant student visas. Typically these visas allow students who have degrees in science, ...
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DHS Extends Temporary Protected Status for Sudan

As of January 25, 2016, Sudan's designation for Temporary Protected Status (TPS) has been extended by the Secretary of Homeland Security, Jeh Johnson, for an additional 18 months. This is due to ...
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U.S. Supreme Court Takes Up President Obama's Migrant Plan

Back in November of 2014, President Barack Obama announced his plan, known as Deferred Action for Parents of Americans and Lawful Permanent Residents (DAPA). He has stated that he wants to use his ...
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Requirements for U-Visa

In the U.S., there are provisions for illegal immigrants who have been the victim of a crime but who wish to stay in the United States. By applying for a U-Visa, the immigrant can be free from ...
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Federal Register Issues Three New Notices Concerning New Immigration Regulations

The Federal Register, is a daily journal that informs the public of the latest news from federal legislators, government officials, and other legal issues that may pertain to your current situation, ...
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Revised Forms Available for I-864, I-864A, I-864EZ and I-864W

On August 7, 2015, the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) just announced several updates to form I- I-864, I-864A, I-864EZ and I-864W. The newest editions have been published ...
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USCIS Offers Immigration Benefits to Those Affected by Typhoon Soudelor

Last week, Typhoon Soudelor devastated the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI). President Obama called for aid, declaring the islands a "disaster area," with many citizens ...
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Extended TPS Registration for Liberia, Guinea, Sierra Leone Nationals

The initial deadline for those nationals from Liberia, Guinea, and Sierra Leone who qualify for Temporary Protected Status (TPS) of May 20 2015 has been extended to August 18 2015 by the Department of ...
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Temporary Protected Status offered to Nepalese Displaced by Earthquake

The April 25 magnitude 7.8 earthquake which rocked Nepal has displaced thousands of Nepalese, leading Jeh Johnson, Secretary of Homeland Security, to assign Nepal as having Temporary Protected Status ...
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Precedent set for filing Amended H-1B Petitions

The USCIS Administrative Appeal Office has handed down guidelines regarding when to file an amended H-1B petition after rendering the Simeio Solutions Decision. This ruling set a precedent for how ...
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