USCIS Updates Policy to Ensure Petitioners Meet Burden of Proof for Nonimmigrant Worker Extension Petitions

WASHINGTON — Under updated policy guidance (PDF, 97 KB), U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is instructing its officers to apply the same level of scrutiny to both initial petitions and extension requests for certain [...]

By |October 25th, 2017|Categories: Alert, Employment Immigration, H1B visa, H1B Visa, News, Other Immigration Issues, Press Release|0 Comments

USCIS Makes Additional Data on Employment-Based Visa Programs Available in Support of ‘Hire American’ Executive Order

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has posted additional data about the agency’s employment-based visa programs on its website. This new information reflects USCIS’ commitment to transparency in carrying out President Trump’s Buy American and [...]

By |October 20th, 2017|Categories: H1B visa, H4 EAD, News|0 Comments

California fires: Immigrants living illegally in path of blazes told they won’t be deported by ICE officials

Officials have reassured immigrants it's safe to go to shelters By Jeremy B White San Francisco of As fires continue to rage across Northern California, authorities are reassuring residents worried about being deported. Thousands [...]

By |October 13th, 2017|Categories: Alert, News, us immigration|0 Comments

Deadline to Submit DACA Renewal Requests Approaching On Oct. 5

Release Date: Sept. 28, 2017 U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is reminding eligible Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) recipients that they have one week to properly file their DACA renewal requests and associated [...]

By |October 2nd, 2017|Categories: Alert, Humanitarian Immigration, News|0 Comments

New USCIS Form Streamlines Process to Obtain a Work Authorization Document and Social Security Number Simultaneously

WASHINGTON – Based on a new information-sharing partnership between U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) and the Social Security Administration (SSA), foreign nationals in certain categories or classifications can now apply for work authorization and [...]

By |October 2nd, 2017|Categories: Alert, News|0 Comments

Memorandum on Rescission Of Deferred Action For Childhood Arrivals (DACA)

MEMORANDUM FOR: James W. McCament Acting Director U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Thomas D. Homan Acting Director U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement Kevin K. McAleenan Acting Commissioner U.S. Customs and Border Protection Joseph B. Maher [...]

By |September 6th, 2017|Categories: Humanitarian Immigration|0 Comments