News & Updates

12 04, 2019
DHS Seeks to End EAD for H-4 Dependent Spouses

On February 2019, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) proposed a rule to end the H-4 EAD program (which allowed certain spouses of H-1b

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19 03, 2019
March 2019 Visa Bulletin Check-in: Predictions and Insights

For the March bulletin, DOS’s Charles Oppenheim who is the Chief of the Visa Control & Reporting Division provided forecasts and insights on the move

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18 01, 2019
Government Shutdown Enters Fourth Week: Effect on Immigration

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11 12, 2018
December 2018 Visa: Predictions and Insights

Every month, Charles (“Charlie”) Oppenheim - Chief of the Visa Control and Reporting Division, U.S. Department of State, provides

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17 10, 2018
Partial Implementation of Updated Policy Memorandum on Notices to Appear Begins On October 1

Earlier this year on June 28, the USCIS released an updated policy memo on NTAs that provides guidelines to when USCIS officers can issue Notice to Appear. An NTA, which

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13 09, 2018
September 2018 Bulletin: Retrogression for EB-2 and EB-3 categories

For the month of September, final action dates for several employment-based visa categor

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10 08, 2018
New Policy Grants USCIS Adjudicators the Authority to Deny Filings without Issuing a Request for Evidence.

On July 13, 2018, the USCIS issued a policy memorandum which revises guidance on USCIS a

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17 07, 2018
Supreme Court Rules In Favor Of Upholding Trumps Travel Ban

On June 26, 2018, in a 5-4 decision, the United States Supreme Court ruled to uphold the Proclamation No. 9645, com

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27 06, 2018
Visa Bulletin July 2018 : Noteworthy Movement for EB-2 and EB-3 India, Substantial Retrogression for EB-3 China

Every month, the United States Department of State releases a visa bulletin that informs immigrant visa applicants if they are eligible to submit the needed documentation to the National Visa Cente

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