LATEST NEWS ON IMMIGRATION
February 2017 -
Descriptions of two proposed acts: BRIDGE Act, to provide temporary protection to DACA, and the SAFE Act, which adds tough immigration enforcement measures. Old and new forms and dates of acceptance.
January 2017 -
A final rule to improve certain employment-based visa programs is effective January 17, 2017. Job portability will improve for some, and grace periods will allow smoother transition.
December 2016 -
Immigration under a Trump Administration: what will it mean for deportation, for DACA, etc.? / USCIS Fees to Increase on December 23, 2016 / Visa Application Dates for December 2016
November 2016 -
Asylum applicants get two-year work permits / Eyeglasses prohibited in visa photographs / Form I-131A for permanent residents / APPLICATION FINAL ACTION DATES & DATES FOR FILING VISA APPLICATIONS
October 2016 -
International Entrepreneur Rule Proposed / Parole Policy for U visa Petitioners and Family
Members Abroad / APPLICATION FINAL ACTION DATES & DATES FOR FILING VISA APPLICATIONS—OCTOBER 2016
September 2016 -
Provisional Waiver Law Expanded to permanent resident spouses or parents (i.e. green card holders) / DACA Update / DATES FOR FILING VISA APPLICATIONS / APPLICATION FINAL ACTION DATES
August 2016 -
Supreme Court Ruling on DAPA/DACA / USCIS Returns H1B Cases Rejected in Lottery / InfoPass System Updated for Problem Cases / New H1B/L1 Bill Is Detrimental to Indian IT Companies
July 2016 -
Requirements for H-2B Returning Workers / Processing Certain Form I-918 Cases (U Visa) / APPLICATION FINAL ACTION DATES FOR July 2016 / DATES FOR FILING VISA APPLICATIONS - July 2016
June 2016 -
USCIS completes H1B lottery selection / Filing fee changes may come soon / Scam letters sent to L-1A executives / New workload transfer web page / Corrected Visa Dates
May 2016 -
H-1B Lottery Completed for FY2017 / USCIS Revises Naturalization Form (N-400)/ If I entered on a visit visa, then changed to an F1 student, can I travel and return safely to the US?