LATEST NEWS ON IMMIGRATION
May 2013 -
Certain undocumented immigrants could apply for “provisional” legal status as soon as six months after the bill is signed by the president. / H1B Cap Reached in First Week of Filings.
April 2013 -
Will this H-1B season be over in a matter of weeks? Maybe. Also, government sequestration will cause travel delays for visa services and at major airports and other points of entry.
March 2013 -
The U.S. Senate has four immigration reform items on the agenda. / President Obama's immigration to-do list is detailed here. / Visa Preference Numbers for March 2013.
February 2013 -
New provisional unlawful presence waiver rule finally launched by USCIS / U.S. Embassy, New Delhi, announces interview waiver for H-1B and L-1 visa applicants and certain students, if requirements are met.
January 2013 -
Georgia Police Can Choose to Enforce Immigration Law / USCIS to Implement New Fee from Feb. 1 / President Obama wants tighter border security and a path to citizenship for illegal immigrants already here.
December 2012 -
Shortly after his election victory, President Barack Obama urged Congress to approve immigration reform that will allow a path to the legalization of undocumented migrants’ status.
November 2012 -
Federal EB-5 green card program extended for another three years / Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)—FAQs / DACA cases received through 10/10/12 / Visa Preference Numbers, Nov 2012
October 2012 -
EB2 Priority Dates Move Slower Than Predicted for India / First Immigrants Receive Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Approval / USCIS Trying to Prioritize H1B Cap Cases
September 2012 -
The Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) will allow perhaps two million immigrants, brought to the United States illegally as children, to stay in the country, at least for two years.
August 2012 -
Dream Act Lite Update / High-Skilled Immigration Bill removes per-country quotas on permanent work visas / Department of Labor Proposes Major Changes to Labor Condition Application (LCA) Forms