Pause on Deportations except of those posing danger to national security.Enforcement Priorities of those who threaten . National security, Border security or Public safety.Strengthening DACA.Ending bans on majority-Muslim and African countries.Stopping border wall construction.Extending Deferred Extended Departure protections for Liberians.Reversing the Trump efforts to exclude undocumented immigrants from Census count.
The United States has always been a premium destination for international students. With plenty of high-ranking universities available and a high standard of learning, students from all around the world opt to complete their studies in the US. Let’s take a look at how an F1 Student Visa Holder can...
Most foreign workers wanting to start a new life in the United States are opting for the H-1B visa program – but this visa program has certain limitations and several strict requirements. As such, immigrants are now turning to the EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program as a viable alternative to achieving...
USCIS ANNOUNCED THAT IT WILL IMPLEMENT (ISSUE) PAROLES FOR U VISA APPLICANTS AND THEIR DEPENDENTS OVERSEAS. See below for a copy of their announcement:
This final rule amends Department of Homeland Security (DHS) regulations to implement the Secretary of Homeland Security’s discretionary parole authority in order to increase and enhance entrepreneurship, innovation, and job creation in the United States.
In response to rumors of plans to expand the travel ban to other countries, Department Of State (DOS) informed AILA (American Immigration Lawyers' Association) that there is no addendum
In accordance with the judge's ruling on February 3, 2017 (where U.S. District Senior Judge James Robart of Seattle issued a nationwide restraining order blocking the travel ban put in place by President Trump on 01/27/2017)
A federal appeals court early Sunday (February 5) denied the Justice Department's request to immediately reinstate President Trump's order restricting refugees and travelers from seven majority-Muslim countries from entering the U.S.
Summary of New memoranda by Department of Homeland Security ('DHS') Implementing President’s Border Security and Immigration Enforcement Improvement Policies Massive expansion of detention by requiring DHS to detain nearly everyone it apprehends, including those without criminal convictions, until they are removed from USA or are required to be released due...
The directives that stand out are: DHS (ICE, CBP and USCIS) shall execute US immigration laws against all ‘removable aliens’ who:Have been convicted of any criminal offenseHave been charged with any criminal offense that has not been resolved – it does not make an exception for individuals who although once...
On March 6, 2017, President Trump signed a new executive order with the same title, “Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry into the United States.”
On March 31, 2017, USCIS published a Memorandum titled "Rescission of December 22, 2000 Guidance memo on H1B computer related positions”
As of July 2019, USCIS, Dept. of Homeland Security is processing cases filed in May, 2015.
Public charge means an individual who is likely to become primarily dependent on the government for subsistence, by either the receipt of public cash assistance for income maintenance or institutionalization for long-term care at government expense.
Until July 2019, people who were arrested by ICE but had pending U Visa Applications, ICE communicated with USCIS to see if the U Visa petition was properly filed and decided whether a Stay could be granted on the person’s Deportation.