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ICE Announces Significant Increases in Workplace Investigations and Enforcement

By |October 18th, 2017|

The director of ICE, the Department of Homeland Security’s police force, has announced that he has given instructions to increase immigration workplace enforcement by four […]

Federal Judge Blocks Much of President Trump’s Third Travel Ban

By |October 17th, 2017|

On Tuesday, October 16, 2017, a federal judge in Hawaii issued a  issued an order granting Hawaii’s motion for a temporary restraining order (TRO) […]

The November 2017 Visa Bulletin Is Out

By |October 16th, 2017|

The November 2017 Visa Bulletin has been released and contains the following cut-off dates (Final Action Chart):
EB-2 Category

Rest of World (ROW): Current – No change.

China: […]

Renew Those Visascreens

By |October 15th, 2017|

It’s always important to renew your VisaScreen before it expires; however, this is especially important with the Priority Date cut-offs starting to move as […]

Trump Administration Sends List of Immigration Priorities to Congress

By |October 9th, 2017|

On Sunday, October 9, 2017, the Trump Administration sent a list of immigration priorities for legislation to Congress. Included in the list, amongst demands for […]

U.S. Dept. of State Issues Cable on New 90-day Rule

By |October 5th, 2017|

As it relates to obtaining a tourist visa to enter the United States, in the past, the U.S. Department of State had a 30/60-day rule […]

USCIS Announces New I-765 Will Allow Simultaneous Applications for EAD and Social Security Numbers

By |October 3rd, 2017|

USCIS has announced that it has issued a revised Form I-765 which includes additional questions that allow applicants to apply for a Social Security Number without […]

USCIS Announces Premium Processing has Been Restored for All H-1B petitions

By |October 3rd, 2017|

USCIS announced today that Premium Processing has been restored for all H-1B petitions today.

This is a welcome development as the absence of Premium Processing […]

It’s the First of the Month – Time to Check Your Passport

By |October 1st, 2017|

It’s the first of the month and that means it’s time to check your passport to make sure it’s still valid. Don’t forget that […]

President Trump Issues New, Modified Travel Ban, Adds More Countries

By |September 26th, 2017|

On Sunday, September 24, 2017, President Trump has issued a new, modified version of his earlier Travel Ban which now imposes travel restrictions on […]