Corporate Employment Based U.S. Immigration

DACA Termination FAQs

9/5/17 - DACA decision - DHS FAQs - eligible renewals can be filed through 10/5/17 Frequently Asked Questions: Rescission Of Deferred Action For Childhood Arrivals (DACA) Release Date: September 5, 2017 The following are frequently asked questions on the September 5, 2017 Rescission of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) Program. Q1: Why is [...]

Starting October 1, 2017, USCIS Will Require Additional In-Person Interviews for Employment-Based Green Card Applicants and Others

WHAT IS USCIS CHANGING U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will begin expanding in-person interviews for certain immigration benefit applicants. Starting October 1, 2017, USCIS will begin to phase-in interviews for the following: Adjustment of status (“green card”) applications based on employment Refugee/asylee relative petitions Previously, it was discretionary on whether applicants in these categories [...]

I-9 / Immigration Penalties Increase August 2016

Immigration-related penalties will be increased for inflation effective August 1, 2016.  The new rules apply to violations occurring after November 2, 2015, and assessments issued after August 1, 2016 (previous penalty levels remain for penalties and assessments issued prior to that date). For I-9 paperwork violations, the penalty range will increase to a range between [...]

August 2016 Visa Bulletin Review

The U.S. Department of State’s August 2016 visa bulletin has been published.  Beginning August 1, 2016, EB-1 priority dates move back (“retrogress”) for: EB-1 – retrogresses to January 1, 2010, for nationals of India and China. The EB-1 category includes: (1) aliens of extraordinary ability, (2) outstanding professors or researchers, and (3) multinational managers and [...]

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