News & Updates

12 12, 2019
Fall 2019 Regulatory Agenda for USCIS

Every Spring and Fall, governmental agencies prepare regulatory agendas. This agenda lists the regulatory actions the agency is to tackle within the next 12 months. The

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07 11, 2019
EB-2 to EB-3 India Downgrade: How to Go About It

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Each country w

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26 09, 2019
The Fairness for High-Skilled Immigrants Act of 2019 (H.R. 1044) Seeks to Remove Per Country Limitations

Earlier this year on July 12, the Fairness for High-Skilled Immigrants Act of 2019 (H.R.

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20 08, 2019
Trump Unveils Immigration Plan

Trump Unveils 'Full Border Security & Merit-Based' Immigration Plan

On May 16, 2019, President Trump unveiled a new immigr

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25 05, 2019
Court Temporarily Stops USCIS from Enforcing Accrual of Unlawful Presence Policy Change

On May 3, 2019, the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of North Carolina issued a nationwide preliminary injunction that temporarily stops the USCIS from impleme

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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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21 02, 2019
Department of Homeland Security Finalizes Merit-Based Rule for H-1B Program

On January 31, 2018, 2 months after proposing the merit-based rule for the H-1b program,

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

Conclusion

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28 12, 2018
January 2019 Visa Bulletin: Predictions and Insights

Each month, Charles (“Charlie”) Oppenheim - Chief of the Visa Control and Re

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