Settlement reached – USCIS agreed to return to bundling H-4 and L-2..

1. Settlement reached – USCIS agreed to return to bundling *H-4 and L-2*
*derivatives **Form I-539 and Form I-765,**along with *adjudication of
the *underlying
Form I-129, Petition for a Nonimmigrant Worker**, *when those forms are
properly filed together, regardless of whether they are filed under
standard or premium processing. (*Edakunni, et al. v. Mayorkas*, 1/19/23)

2. USCIS is extending the validity of Permanent Resident Cards for
petitioners who properly file Form *I-751 or Form I-829 for 48 months*
beyond the card’s expiration date. This change *started – *
*for Form I-829 **on January 11, 2023,*
*for Form I-751 – **will start on January 25, 2023.*