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  • June Visa Bulletin update: Final Action Dates to be…

    UNITED STATES
      13 May 22

  • Reminder: USCIS accepting comments on proposed Form I-9…

    UNITED STATES
      13 May 22

  • June Visa Bulletin: India EB-2 Final Action Date…

    UNITED STATES
      12 May 22

  • Testing exemption for certain travelers from Shanghai, extended

    UNITED STATES
      10 May 22

  • Winner of 2023 Diversity Visa lottery announced, entrants…

    UNITED STATES
      9 May 22

  • State Department posts updated information on Diversity Visa…

    UNITED STATES
      6 May 22

  • Labor Department posts PERM, prevailing wage processing updates

    UNITED STATES
      6 May 22

  • USCIS to publish temporary rule to lengthen automatic…

    UNITED STATES
      3 May 22

  • State Department says diplomats will return to Ukraine,…

    UNITED STATES
      28 Apr 22

  • Reminder: Temporary I-9 policy on expired List B…

    UNITED STATES
      27 Apr 22

  • Administration launches ‘Uniting for Ukraine,’ accepts applications from…

    UNITED STATES
      26 Apr 22

  • Certain travelers from Shanghai, China, exempt from COVID-19…

    UNITED STATES
      26 Apr 22

  • I-9 flexible measures extended until Oct. 31

    UNITED STATES
      25 Apr 22

  • Employment authorization extension rule clears White House review

    UNITED STATES
      25 Apr 22

  • DHS extends COVID-19 vaccination requirements for land, ferry…

    UNITED STATES
      21 Apr 22

  • Biden announces ‘Uniting for Ukraine’ humanitarian parole program

    UNITED STATES
      21 Apr 22

  • COVID-19: ICE extends guidance on online classes through…

    UNITED STATES
      19 Apr 22

  • Ukraine TPS registration opens Tuesday, regulatory requirements eased…

    UNITED STATES
      18 Apr 22

  • Sudan TPS registration opens Tuesday, regulatory requirements eased…

    UNITED STATES
      18 Apr 22

  • USCIS received 483,927 H-1B cap registrations, agency says

    UNITED STATES
      15 Apr 22

  • DHS announces new TPS designation for Cameroon

    UNITED STATES
      15 Apr 22

  • May Visa Bulletin update: Dates for Filing to…

    UNITED STATES
      14 Apr 22

  • State Department orders departure of nonemergency employees from…

    UNITED STATES
      14 Apr 22

  • May Visa Bulletin: Modest advancement in India EB-2,…

    UNITED STATES
      13 Apr 22

  • Online filing for DACA renewals announced

    UNITED STATES
      13 Apr 22

  • Certain EADs for TPS Syria beneficiaries automatically extended,…

    UNITED STATES
      8 Apr 22

  • Labor Department posts PERM, prevailing wage processing updates

    UNITED STATES
      5 Apr 22

  • Employers encouraged to consider additional options after H-1B…

    UNITED STATES
      4 Apr 22

  • U.S. to accept passport applications with X listed…

    UNITED STATES
      1 Apr 22

  • Data shows FY 2021 visa issuance in still…

    UNITED STATES
      1 Apr 22

  • Certain travelers from Russia, Belarus exempt from COVID-19…

    UNITED STATES
      31 Mar 22

  • DHS, CDC extend exemptions to COVID-19 entry policies…

    UNITED STATES
      31 Mar 22

  • USCIS proposes new Form I-9, will accept comments…

    UNITED STATES
      30 Mar 22

  • USCIS extends flexible deadlines for responding to certain…

    UNITED STATES
      30 Mar 22

  • USCIS conducts H-1B registration lottery, notifies petitioners

    UNITED STATES
      29 Mar 22

  • USICS releases premium processing regulation, announces other initiatives

    UNITED STATES
      29 Mar 22

  • State Department extends policy allowing some U.S. citizens…

    UNITED STATES
      23 Mar 22

  • DHS to end temporary I-9 policy on expired…

    UNITED STATES
      22 Mar 22

  • USCIS updates policies on documentation E and L…

    UNITED STATES
      18 Mar 22

  • State Department provides guidance to U.S. citizens locally…

    UNITED STATES
      18 Mar 22

  • April Visa Bulletin: Priority-date cutoff advances in India…

    UNITED STATES
      17 Mar 22

  • USCIS issuing employment, travel authorization separately

    UNITED STATES
      16 Mar 22

  • U.S. announces Temporary Protected Status for Afghanistan

    UNITED STATES
      16 Mar 22

  • Reminder: H-1B electronic registration period closes March 18

    UNITED STATES
      14 Mar 22

  • State Department clarifies guidance for Ukrainian applicants

    UNITED STATES
      11 Mar 22

  • Certain travelers from Russia, Belarus exempt from COVID-19…

    UNITED STATES
      7 Mar 22

  • U.S. to resume limited visa processing in Havana,…

    UNITED STATES
      7 Mar 22

  • Labor Department posts PERM, prevailing wage processing updates

    UNITED STATES
      7 Mar 22

  • Immigration help available for individuals affected by the…

    UNITED STATES
      7 Mar 22

  • U.S. announces Temporary Protected Status for Ukraine

    UNITED STATES
      3 Mar 22

  • State Department adds Ukraine to the Homeless Nationalities…

    UNITED STATES
      3 Mar 22

  • State Department designates processing posts for visa applicants…

    UNITED STATES
      2 Mar 22

  • DHS announces new TPS designation for Sudan, extends,…

    UNITED STATES
      2 Mar 22

  • Extension of exemptions from COVID-19 travel restrictions granted…

    UNITED STATES
      1 Mar 22

  • USCIS reaches FY 2022 H-1B cap, won’t conduct…

    UNITED STATES
      1 Mar 22

  • FY 2023 H-1B electronic registration now open

    UNITED STATES
      1 Mar 22

  • State Department suspends services in Belarus, authorizes voluntary…

    UNITED STATES
      28 Feb 22

  • Premium Processing rule clears OMB review

    UNITED STATES
      25 Feb 22

  • H-1B rules on worksite changes remain in place…

    UNITED STATES
      25 Feb 22

  • U.S. State Department provides guidance for transferring immigrant…

    UNITED STATES
      25 Feb 22

  • H-1B registrants can now access myUSCIS registrant accounts

    UNITED STATES
      23 Feb 22

  • U.S. State Department moves personnel to Poland, provides…

    UNITED STATES
      22 Feb 22

  • Certain nonimmigrant travelers from Ukraine exempt from COVID-19…

    UNITED STATES
      18 Feb 22

  • New ‘public charge’ proposal expected soon

    UNITED STATES
      17 Feb 22

  • March Visa Bulletin: No movement in employment-based categories

    UNITED STATES
      16 Feb 22

  • Brazil added to Global Entry Program

    UNITED STATES
      16 Feb 22

  • U.S. State Department suspends consular services in Ukraine

    UNITED STATES
      14 Feb 22

  • U.S. State Department advises U.S. citizens to leave…

    UNITED STATES
      11 Feb 22

  • Medical examination guidance updated for Afghan parolees

    UNITED STATES
      11 Feb 22

  • New USCIS mission statement stresses inclusion and possibility

    UNITED STATES
      9 Feb 22

  • Labor Department posts PERM, prevailing wage processing updates

    UNITED STATES
      7 Feb 22

  • USCIS officials outline steps to reduce case backlog

    UNITED STATES
      4 Feb 22

  • State Department says hiring will not immediately resolve…

    UNITED STATES
      31 Jan 22

  • H-1B electronic registration period to open March 1

    UNITED STATES
      28 Jan 22

  • U.S. State Department authorizes voluntary departure of U.S….

    UNITED STATES
      24 Jan 22

  • State Department provides guidance for F, M, J…

    UNITED STATES
      24 Jan 22

  • White House announces news measures aimed at attracting…

    UNITED STATES
      21 Jan 22

  • New DHS vaccination policy for land, ferry entry…

    UNITED STATES
      21 Jan 22

  • DHS to add 22 fields of study to…

    UNITED STATES
      20 Jan 22

  • State Department provides FAQ on recently announced fee…

    UNITED STATES
      20 Jan 22

  • State Department exempts some immigrant visa applicants denied…

    UNITED STATES
      19 Jan 22

  • Visa Bulletin update: Dates for Filing to be…

    UNITED STATES
      14 Jan 22

  • Dramatic drop in H-1B denial rate continued in…

    UNITED STATES
      14 Jan 22

  • February Visa Bulletin: Modest advancement in key EB-2…

    UNITED STATES
      13 Jan 22

  • Immigration help available for individuals impacted by the…

    UNITED STATES
      13 Jan 22

  • Labor Department posts PERM, prevailing wage processing updates

    UNITED STATES
      11 Jan 22

  • Estimates on passport delays updated

    UNITED STATES
      10 Jan 22

  • Business Roundtable, Compete America among groups urging Form…

    UNITED STATES
      6 Jan 22

  • USCIS extends flexible deadlines for responding to certain…

    UNITED STATES
      30 Dec 21

  • Restrictions on travel for foreign nationals “physically present”…

    UNITED STATES
      29 Dec 21

  • U.S. extends policy allowing some U.S. citizens to…

    UNITED STATES
      29 Dec 21

  • State Department to propose increased fees for some…

    UNITED STATES
      28 Dec 21

  • State Department extends interview waiver for certain nonimmigrant…

    UNITED STATES
      27 Dec 21

  • U.S. to lift restrictions on travel from countries…

    UNITED STATES
      27 Dec 21

  • USCIS will formally withdraw H-1B lottery prioritization rule

    UNITED STATES
      21 Dec 21

  • Rule allowing US passport holders to renew online…

    UNITED STATES
      21 Dec 21

  • BAL urges USCIS to modernize I-9 process

    UNITED STATES
      20 Dec 21

  • January Visa Bulletin update: Dates for Filing to…

    UNITED STATES
      16 Dec 21

  • January Visa Bulletin: Slight advancement or no movement…

    UNITED STATES
      16 Dec 21

  • Leading companies urge court to preserve DACA

    UNITED STATES
      16 Dec 21

  • I-9 flexible measures extended until April 30

    UNITED STATES
      16 Dec 21

  • Immigration help available for individuals impacted by tornadoes

    UNITED STATES
      14 Dec 21

  • H-1B cap season gets underway, high demand expected

    UNITED STATES
      13 Dec 21

  • Regulatory agenda set for coming months

    UNITED STATES
      13 Dec 21

  • Consular officers granted authority to waive in-person appearances…

    UNITED STATES
      13 Dec 21

  • Diversity Visa-2022 document submission requirements updated

    UNITED STATES
      10 Dec 21

  • DHS suspends employment authorization requirements for some F-1…

    UNITED STATES
      10 Dec 21

  • USCIS temporarily waives 60-day rule for physician signatures

    UNITED STATES
      9 Dec 21

  • Premium processing expansion under OMB review

    UNITED STATES
      9 Dec 21

  • Senate confirms Biden pick to lead Customs and…

    UNITED STATES
      8 Dec 21

  • Labor Department posts PERM, prevailing wage processing updates

    UNITED STATES
      6 Dec 21

  • COVID-19: New testing protocols to take effect Monday,…

    UNITED STATES
      3 Dec 21

  • Businesses, trade groups show strong support for DACA…

    UNITED STATES
      3 Dec 21

  • COVID-19: U.S. to tighten testing requirement for inbound…

    UNITED STATES
      2 Dec 21

  • COVID-19: Countries impose new entry and travel restrictions…

    GLOBAL, UNITED STATES
      29 Nov 21

  • US to impose new restrictions on travel from South…

    UNITED STATES
      28 Nov 21

  • State Department rescinds prioritization of consular services guidance

    UNITED STATES
      22 Nov 21

  • USCIS conducts third H-1B cap lottery

    UNITED STATES
      19 Nov 21

  • December Visa Bulletin update: Dates for Filing to…

    UNITED STATES
      19 Nov 21

  • December Visa Bulletin: Modest advancement or no movement…

    UNITED STATES
      15 Nov 21

  • USCIS updates Policy Manual following settlement that will…

    UNITED STATES
      12 Nov 21

  • U.S. Embassy provides additional immigrant visa guidance for…

    UNITED STATES
      11 Nov 21

  • Settlement will bring significant benefits for spouses of…

    UNITED STATES
      10 Nov 21

  • State Department says some visa applicants able to…

    UNITED STATES
      10 Nov 21

  • COVID-19: Covaxin added to list of vaccines, new…

    UNITED STATES
      8 Nov 21

  • Labor Department posts PERM, prevailing wage processing updates

    UNITED STATES
      8 Nov 21

  • Guidance on use of electronic signatures, transmissions for…

    UNITED STATES
      3 Nov 21

  • Reminder: Diversity Visa registration closes Tuesday, Nov. 9

    UNITED STATES
      3 Nov 21

  • Delays for passport services updated

    UNITED STATES
      3 Nov 21

  • COVID-19: DHS confirms it will permit vaccinated individuals…

    UNITED STATES
      1 Nov 21

  • COVID-19: CDC provides additional information on upcoming nonimmigrant…

    UNITED STATES
      29 Oct 21

  • Settlement approved in case challenging USCIS’ denial of…

    UNITED STATES
      29 Oct 21

  • Reminder: Travel restrictions for US citizens, residents

    EUROPEAN UNION, UNITED STATES
      29 Oct 21

  • Russia added to the Homeless Nationalities list, immigrant…

    UNITED STATES
      28 Oct 21

  • Visa-free travel now available to Croatian nationals

    UNITED STATES
      26 Oct 21

  • USCIS requests input on Form I-9 remote document…

    UNITED STATES
      26 Oct 21

  • COVID-19: White House provides details on plan to…

    UNITED STATES
      25 Oct 21

  • BAL recommends improved immigration policies in comment to…

    UNITED STATES
      21 Oct 21

  • CDC confirms U.S. will accept vaccines recognized by…

    UNITED STATES
      21 Oct 21

  • DHS extends land travel bans, will permit vaccinated…

    UNITED STATES
      21 Oct 21

  • Employment authorization implemented for Hong Kong residents covered…

    UNITED STATES
      20 Oct 21

  • Delays for passport services updated

    UNITED STATES
      18 Oct 21

  • Court orders State Department to issue 2020 Diversity…

    UNITED STATES
      18 Oct 21

  • COVID-19: US to allow fully vaccinated foreign nationals…

    UNITED STATES
      15 Oct 21

  • November Visa Bulletin: Advancement in most EB-2 categories,…

    UNITED STATES
      14 Oct 21

  • DHS to allow vaccinated individuals to cross land…

    UNITED STATES
      13 Oct 21

  • Labor Department posts PERM, prevailing wage processing updates

    UNITED STATES
      11 Oct 21

  • Diversity Visa 2023 registration now open

    UNITED STATES
      6 Oct 21

  • Investment, revenue thresholds increased for International Entrepreneur program

    UNITED STATES
      1 Oct 21

  • COVID-19: Vaccination required for immigration medical examinations

    UNITED STATES
      29 Sep 21

  • Croatia to be added to visa waiver program

    UNITED STATES
      28 Sep 21

  • DHS to propose DACA regulation, beginning formal notice-and-comment…

    UNITED STATES
      27 Sep 21

  • USCIS extends flexible deadlines for responding to certain…

    UNITED STATES
      24 Sep 21

  • USCIS Ombudsman issues tips for DACA renewal applicants

    UNITED STATES
      24 Sep 21

  • COVID-19: Restrictions on land travel from Canada and…

    UNITED STATES
      21 Sep 21

  • Reports: White House to lift regional travel bans…

    UNITED STATES
      20 Sep 21

  • Proposed DACA regulation clears OMB review

    UNITED STATES
      20 Sep 21

  • House Judiciary Committee advances budget bill that includes…

    UNITED STATES
      17 Sep 21

  • U.S. appeals DACA ruling, case now before Fifth…

    UNITED STATES
      17 Sep 21

  • Court orders State Department to process Diversity Visa…

    UNITED STATES
      17 Sep 21

  • State Department requests information on reducing barriers to…

    UNITED STATES
      16 Sep 21

  • H-1B lottery prioritization rule vacated, current rules expected…

    UNITED STATES
      16 Sep 21

  • COVID-19: Interview waivers broadened for F, M and…

    UNITED STATES
      15 Sep 21

  • October Visa Bulletin: USCIS to use Dates for…

    UNITED STATES
      13 Sep 21

  • COVID-19: Countries across Europe limit travel from U.S.

    EUROPEAN UNION, UNITED STATES
      13 Sep 21

  • TPS validity extended for six countries

    UNITED STATES
      9 Sep 21

  • H-1B denial rate dropped dramatically in first two…

    UNITED STATES
      7 Sep 21

  • State Department clarifies current visa priorities

    UNITED STATES
      2 Sep 21

  • Labor Department posts PERM, prevailing wage processing updates

    UNITED STATES
      2 Sep 21

  • State Department clarifies current visa priorities

    UNITED STATES
      1 Sep 21

  • I-9 flexible measures extended until Dec 31

    UNITED STATES
      31 Aug 21

  • COVID-19: Council removes the U.S., four other countries…

    EUROPEAN UNION, UNITED STATES
      30 Aug 21

  • CDC to require COVID-19 vaccination from green card…

    UNITED STATES
      25 Aug 21

  • USCIS seeks feedback to inform future public charge…

    UNITED STATES
      23 Aug 21

  • COVID-19: Land travel bans with Canada and Mexico…

    UNITED STATES
      20 Aug 21

  • H-1B lottery prioritization rule “unlawful three times over,”…

    UNITED STATES
      20 Aug 21

  • Court orders State Department to issue additional diversity…

    UNITED STATES
      20 Aug 21

  • Visa services suspended, appointments canceled amid changing security…

    AFGHANISTAN, UNITED STATES
      18 Aug 21

  • September Visa Bulletin: Advancement in most employment-based categories

    UNITED STATES
      13 Aug 21

  • USCIS temporarily extends validity of Form I-693 to…

    UNITED STATES
      12 Aug 21

  • Proposed DACA regulation under OMB review

    UNITED STATES
      11 Aug 21

  • USCIS to accept SSN requests on green card…

    UNITED STATES
      9 Aug 21

  • Proposed rule would allow US passport holders to…

    UNITED STATES
      9 Aug 21

  • Labor Department posts PERM, prevailing wage processing updates

    UNITED STATES
      6 Aug 21

  • COVID-19: No plans to lift COVID-19 travel bans…

    UNITED STATES
      5 Aug 21

  • Deferred Enforced Departure announced for certain Hong Kong…

    UNITED STATES
      5 Aug 21

  • State Department sets regulatory agenda

    UNITED STATES
      4 Aug 21

  • Initial TPS application deadline extended for three countries

    UNITED STATES
      4 Aug 21

  • Haiti TPS registration process opens Tuesday

    UNITED STATES
      30 Jul 21

  • OPT Update: USCIS extends flexibility following lawsuit resolution

    UNITED STATES
      30 Jul 21

  • Senate confirms Ur Jaddou as USCIS director, first…

    UNITED STATES
      30 Jul 21

  • Haiti TPS registration process opens Tuesday

    UNITED STATES
      30 Jul 21

  • CEOs urge Congress to pass legislation providing pathway…

    UNITED STATES
      29 Jul 21

  • USCIS conducted second H-1B cap lottery

    UNITED STATES
      29 Jul 21

  • Diversity Visa lottery results published

    UNITED STATES
      28 Jul 21

  • Some TPS applicants allowed to file initial applications…

    UNITED STATES
      22 Jul 21

  • COVID-19: Land travel bans with Canada and Mexico…

    UNITED STATES
      21 Jul 21

  • COVID-19: Border measures eased for U.S. travelers

    CANADA, UNITED STATES
      20 Jul 21

  • Delays for passport services updated

    UNITED STATES
      20 Jul 21

  • USCIS updates guidance to address ‘gap’ for those…

    UNITED STATES
      20 Jul 21

  • USCIS confirms it will accept DACA renewal requests…

    UNITED STATES
      20 Jul 21

  • TPS extended, re-designated for Somalia

    UNITED STATES
      19 Jul 21

  • Judge vacates DACA memorandum, current beneficiaries not affected

    UNITED STATES
      16 Jul 21

  • House committee holds hearing examining U.S. immigration policies

    UNITED STATES
      15 Jul 21

  • August Visa Bulletin update: Final Action Dates to…

    UNITED STATES
      15 Jul 21

  • August Visa Bulletin: Advancement in most employment-based categories

    UNITED STATES
      14 Jul 21

  • Labor Department posts PERM, prevailing wage processing updates

    UNITED STATES
      12 Jul 21

  • USCIS updates Form I-9 “receipts” guidance

    UNITED STATES
      8 Jul 21

  • Temporary Protected Status extended, re-designated for Yemen

    UNITED STATES
      7 Jul 21

  • State Department announces extension of NIE validity

    UNITED STATES
      6 Jul 21

  • DHS to withdraw “duration of status” rule

    UNITED STATES
      2 Jul 21

  • Summer travel: COVID-19 restrictions present additional considerations

    UNITED STATES
      30 Jun 21

  • USCIS will reconsider FY 2021 H-1B petitions rejected…

    UNITED STATES
      30 Jun 21

  • COVID-19: Countries across Europe lift restrictions on travel…

    EUROPEAN UNION, UNITED STATES
      28 Jun 21

  • Liberian Refugee Immigration Fairness requirements clarified

    UNITED STATES
      28 Jun 21

  • Reminder: H-1B cap filing period closes end of…

    UNITED STATES
      24 Jun 21

  • USCIS extends flexible deadlines for responding to certain…

    UNITED STATES
      24 Jun 21

  • Senate Committee advances nomination of Ur Jaddou for…

    UNITED STATES
      24 Jun 21

  • Federal court vacates DOL wage rule; H-1B lottery…

    UNITED STATES
      23 Jun 21

  • Leading companies offer support to OPT in ongoing…

    UNITED STATES
      22 Jun 21

  • COVID-19: Land travel bans with Canada and Mexico…

    UNITED STATES
      21 Jun 21

  • USCIS to reschedule appointments canceled because of Juneteenth…

    UNITED STATES
      18 Jun 21

  • July Visa Bulletin update: Final Action Dates to…

    UNITED STATES
      17 Jun 21

  • July Visa Bulletin: Advancement in key employment-based categories

    UNITED STATES
      16 Jun 21

  • DHS sets regulatory agenda for coming months

    UNITED STATES
      14 Jun 21

  • USCIS says it received 308,613 H-1B registrations for…

    UNITED STATES
      11 Jun 21

  • USCIS grants 60-day lockbox filing flexibility

    UNITED STATES
      10 Jun 21

  • USCIS updates policy manual in line with Biden…

    UNITED STATES
      9 Jun 21

  • Supreme Court rules TPS grant does not amount…

    UNITED STATES
      7 Jun 21

  • Labor Department posts PERM, prevailing wage processing updates

    UNITED STATES
      7 Jun 21

  • COVID-19: Visa appointments limited in India, Mexico and…

    UNITED STATES
      4 Jun 21

  • COVID-19: State Department updates national interest exemptions to…

    UNITED STATES
      3 Jun 21

  • I-9 flexible measures extended until Aug. 31

    UNITED STATES
      26 May 21

  • U.S. government announces eased passport rules for some…

    UNITED STATES
      26 May 21

  • COVID-19: State Department issues ‘Do Not Travel’ advisory…

    UNITED STATES
      26 May 21

  • DHS announced open registration for Myanmar TPS

    UNITED STATES
      25 May 21

  • DHS announces new TPS designation for Haiti

    UNITED STATES
      24 May 21

  • COVID-19: US extends land travel bans with Canada…

    UNITED STATES
      21 May 21

  • USCIS announces withdrawal of rule that sought to…

    UNITED STATES
      21 May 21

  • Visa Bulletin update: Final Action Dates to be…

    UNITED STATES
      20 May 21

  • June Visa Bulletin: Significant advancement in key employment-based…

    UNITED STATES
      19 May 21

  • BAL recommends improved immigration policies, processes in comment…

    UNITED STATES
      18 May 21

  • White House rescinds 2019 health insurance proclamation

    UNITED STATES
      17 May 21

  • USCIS officially announces suspension of biometric requirements for…

    UNITED STATES
      13 May 21

  • DOL to delay wage rule until next year

    UNITED STATES
      12 May 21

  • DHS withdraws proposed regulation to expand biometrics collection

    UNITED STATES
      11 May 21

  • Labor Department posts PERM, prevailing wage processing updates

    UNITED STATES
      7 May 21

  • Court filing: USCIS to suspend biometrics requirement for…

    UNITED STATES
      5 May 21

  • U.S. Embassy in Moscow to reduce consular services

    UNITED STATES
      4 May 21

  • U.S. implements restrictions on travel from India following…

    UNITED STATES
      4 May 21

  • White House: U.S. to restrict travel from India…

    UNITED STATES
      30 Apr 21

  • DHS extends deadline for driver’s licenses to comply…

    UNITED STATES
      30 Apr 21

  • COVID-19: ICE extends guidance on online classes through…

    UNITED STATES
      30 Apr 21

  • U.S. Embassy in India extends cancelation of visa…

    UNITED STATES
      29 Apr 21

  • White House announces Biden’s nomination for director of…

    UNITED STATES
      28 Apr 21

  • COVID-19: State Department amends standards for National Interest…

    UNITED STATES
      27 Apr 21

  • USCIS reinstates deference policy for extensions of status

    UNITED STATES
      27 Apr 21

  • U.S. Embassy in India cancels appointments, global consular…

    UNITED STATES
      23 Apr 21

  • White House announces Biden’s pick for Consular Affairs…

    UNITED STATES
      22 Apr 21

  • COVID-19: US extends nonessential travel ban with Canada…

    UNITED STATES
      21 Apr 21

  • May Visa Bulletin: Advancement in key employment-based categories

    UNITED STATES
      20 Apr 21

  • Visa Bulletin update: Final Action Dates to be…

    UNITED STATES
      20 Apr 21

  • USCIS requests information on barriers to immigration benefits,…

    UNITED STATES
      16 Apr 21

  • Biden announces intended picks to head USCIS, CBP

    UNITED STATES
      15 Apr 21

  • Labor Department posts PERM, prevailing wage processing updates

    UNITED STATES
      15 Apr 21

  • Employers encouraged to consider additional options after H-1B…

    UNITED STATES
      15 Apr 21

  • Online filing extended to certain F-1 OPT applicants

    UNITED STATES
      12 Apr 21

  • State Department amends national interest exception standards

    UNITED STATES
      8 Apr 21

  • Filing period for cap-subject H-1B petitions opens today

    UNITED STATES
      1 Apr 21

  • DOL to request information from stakeholders on prevailing…

    UNITED STATES
      1 Apr 21

  • Temporary work visa ban expires, other restrictions remain…

    UNITED STATES
      1 Apr 21

  • I-9 flexible measures extended until May 31

    UNITED STATES
      31 Mar 21

  • H-1B registration lottery completed, filing period begins April…

    UNITED STATES
      30 Mar 21

  • DHS to issue regulations to protect DACA

    UNITED STATES
      29 Mar 21

  • H-1B electronic registration period closes, lottery to be…

    UNITED STATES
      25 Mar 21

  • USCIS extends flexible deadlines for responding to certain…

    UNITED STATES
      24 Mar 21

  • Visa Bulletin: Final Action Dates to be used…

    UNITED STATES
      22 Mar 21

  • Reminder: H-1B electronic registration period closes March 25

    UNITED STATES
      22 Mar 21

  • DHS designates Myanmar for TPS, additional details forthcoming

    UNITED STATES
      19 Mar 21

  • American Dream and Promise Act passes in House,…

    UNITED STATES
      19 Mar 21

  • TPS extended, re-designated for Syria

    UNITED STATES
      19 Mar 21

  • COVID-19: US extends nonessential travel ban with Canada…

    UNITED STATES
      18 Mar 21

  • DOL to propose delaying wage rule for H-1B…

    UNITED STATES
      18 Mar 21

  • COVID-19: State Department broadens interview waiver again

    UNITED STATES
      17 Mar 21

  • April Visa Bulletin: Advancement in key employment-based categories

    UNITED STATES
      15 Mar 21

  • DOL to delay effective date of wage rule

    UNITED STATES
      11 Mar 21

  • USCIS confirms it will no longer apply 2019…

    UNITED STATES
      11 Mar 21

  • DHS: Trump public charge rule no longer in…

    UNITED STATES
      10 Mar 21

  • DHS designates Venezuela for TPS, opens registration period

    UNITED STATES
      9 Mar 21

  • Labor Department posts PERM, prevailing wage processing updates

    UNITED STATES
      8 Mar 21

  • Reminder: H-1B electronic registration period opens March 9

    UNITED STATES
      5 Mar 21

  • State Department amends national interest exception standards for…

    UNITED STATES
      4 Mar 21

  • Flexible measures announced to mitigate EAD delays for…

    UNITED STATES
      26 Feb 21

  • Petitioners, registrants can open H-1B registrant accounts beginning…

    UNITED STATES
      26 Feb 21

  • Biden revokes Trump immigrant visa ban

    UNITED STATES
      24 Feb 21

  • USCIS extends premium processing to E-3 petitioners

    UNITED STATES
      24 Feb 21

  • March Visa Bulletin: advancement in employment-based categories, Final…

    UNITED STATES
      23 Feb 21

  • H-1B approval rates ticked up in FY2020, but…

    UNITED STATES
      22 Feb 21

  • COVID-19: US extends nonessential travel ban with Canada…

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      19 Feb 21

  • Biden’s comprehensive immigration reform bill introduced in Congress

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      18 Feb 21

  • USCIS to hold webinar on H-1B electronic registration…

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      17 Feb 21

  • New I-90 receipt notices to serve as evidence…

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      9 Feb 21

  • Labor Department posts PERM, prevailing wage processing updates

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      8 Feb 21

  • H-1B electronic registration period to open March 9

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      5 Feb 21

  • USCIS rescinds Trump-era memo on computer programmers

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      4 Feb 21

  • H-1B wage-prioritization regulation to be delayed until Dec….

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      4 Feb 21

  • Biden executive order tackles legal immigration, immediate review…

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      3 Feb 21

  • Mayorkas confirmed as Secretary of Homeland Security

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      2 Feb 21

  • I-9 flexible measures extended until March 31

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      28 Jan 21

  • USCIS extends flexible deadlines for responding to certain…

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      28 Jan 21

  • ICE withdraws newly formed OPT Employment Compliance Unit

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      27 Jan 21

  • Supreme Court agrees to decide TPS green card…

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      25 Jan 21

  • Universities reminded to comply with OPT record-keeping rules

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      25 Jan 21

  • White House extends ban on travel from Europe,…

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      25 Jan 21

  • February Visa Bulletin: modest advancement in most employment-based…

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      22 Jan 21

  • PERM, prevailing wage processing updates

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      22 Jan 21

  • Midnight H-1B strengthening rule likely to be withdrawn…

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      21 Jan 21

  • Biden initiates wide-ranging immigration changes on Day 1…

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      20 Jan 21

  • Trump order ending Brazil, Europe travel bans unlikely…

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      19 Jan 21

  • DHS and DOL release new H-1B changes

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      15 Jan 21

  • USCIS to suspend in-person services due to safety…

    UNITED STATES
      15 Jan 21

  • ICE creates new unit to investigate Optional Practical…

    UNITED STATES
      15 Jan 21

  • COVID-19: US to extend nonessential travel ban with…

    UNITED STATES
      15 Jan 21

  • COVID-19: Inbound air travelers must show negative test…

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      13 Jan 21

  • Labor Department to issue new H-1B, PERM wage…

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      12 Jan 21

  • Acting DHS secretary announces resignation

    UNITED STATES
      12 Jan 21

  • H-1B wage-prioritization regulation posted today

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      7 Jan 21

  • COVID-19: State Department extends broader interview waiver, impact…

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      5 Jan 21

  • Filing period extended for Liberian Refugee Immigration Fairness…

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      5 Jan 21

  • Trump extends visa bans through March 31

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      31 Dec 20

  • COVID-19: No indication on extension of immigrant and…

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      31 Dec 20

  • COVID-19 test now required for travel from U.K.

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      28 Dec 20

  • Flexible I-9 measures extended until Jan. 31

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      23 Dec 20

  • January Visa Bulletin: USCIS to use Final Action…

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      23 Dec 20

  • H-1B denial rate dips in Q3 2020, analysis…

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      21 Dec 20

  • COVID-19: US to extend nonessential travel ban with…

    UNITED STATES
      21 Dec 20

  • USCIS extends flexible deadlines for responding to certain…

    UNITED STATES
      18 Dec 20

  • Court limits immigrant visa ban, but only for…

    UNITED STATES
      18 Dec 20

  • USCIS cites surge in filings, COVID-19 protocols for…

    UNITED STATES
      16 Dec 20

  • Third judge rules against administration on issuance of…

    UNITED STATES
      14 Dec 20

  • PERM, prevailing wage processing updates

    UNITED STATES
      9 Dec 20

  • DHS to extend TPS-related documents for beneficiaries from…

    UNITED STATES
      8 Dec 20

  • USCIS accepting new DACA applications in compliance with…

    UNITED STATES
      8 Dec 20

  • Biden to nominate Alejandro Mayorkas to lead DHS

    UNITED STATES
      7 Dec 20

  • H-1B strengthening rule on hold, USCIS confirms

    UNITED STATES
      7 Dec 20

  • Judge orders DHS to restore DACA, accept new…

    UNITED STATES
      7 Dec 20

  • Labor Department responds to court injunction on H-1B,…

    UNITED STATES
      4 Dec 20

  • Senate passes bill to remove per-country caps on…

    UNITED STATES
      3 Dec 20

  • Second judge rules against administration on DOL wage…

    UNITED STATES
      3 Dec 20

  • Federal judge sets aside DHS, DOL rules on…

    UNITED STATES
      1 Dec 20

  • Federal court upholds Optional Practical Training program

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      30 Nov 20

  • USCIS extends temporary I-9 measures related to delays…

    UNITED STATES
      30 Nov 20

  • Holiday travel: additional considerations this season

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      24 Nov 20

  • Trump administration unveils plans for “visa bond” pilot

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      23 Nov 20

  • December Visa Bulletin update: Dates for Filing to…

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      20 Nov 20

  • COVID-19: DHS to extend nonessential travel ban with…

    UNITED STATES
      20 Nov 20

  • December Visa Bulletin update: Modest advancement in most…

    UNITED STATES
      20 Nov 20

  • I-9 flexible measures extended until Dec. 31

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      18 Nov 20

  • Biometrics to be collected on arrival and departure,…

    UNITED STATES
      18 Nov 20

  • Judge rules DHS head was serving unlawfully when…

    UNITED STATES
      16 Nov 20

  • PERM, prevailing wage processing updates

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      9 Nov 20

  • Appeals court allows DHS to continue enforcing public…

    UNITED STATES
      4 Nov 20

  • BAL White Paper: Immigration & the U.S. Presidential…

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      3 Nov 20

  • USCIS public charge rule vacated by a federal…

    UNITED STATES
      2 Nov 20

  • Reregistration period opens for South Sudan TPS

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      2 Nov 20

  • Higher education, business groups urge Trump administration to…

    UNITED STATES
      30 Oct 20

  • ICE set to resume expedited removal policy, as…

    UNITED STATES
      30 Oct 20

  • U.S. Embassy in India advises of delays for…

    UNITED STATES
      29 Oct 20

  • November Visa Bulletin update: No change in key…

    UNITED STATES
      29 Oct 20

  • USCIS to propose new H-1B allocation process …

    UNITED STATES
      28 Oct 20

  • State Department to propose business visitor changes, new…

    UNITED STATES
      20 Oct 20

  • COVID-19: DHS to extend nonessential travel ban with…

    UNITED STATES
      20 Oct 20

  • Business groups, universities sue to stop enforcement of…

    UNITED STATES
      20 Oct 20

  • Lawsuit seeks to block Department of Labor wage…

    UNITED STATES
      19 Oct 20

  • Premium processing fees to increase Monday

    UNITED STATES
      16 Oct 20

  • Impact of ruling in visa ban case limited…

    UNITED STATES
      13 Oct 20

  • Court orders State Department to reserve diversity visas

    UNITED STATES
      12 Oct 20

  • PERM, prevailing wage processing updates

    UNITED STATES
      7 Oct 20

  • H-1B eligibility and wage regulations to be published…

    UNITED STATES
      6 Oct 20

  • Immigration agencies to publish H-1B eligibility, wage regulations

    UNITED STATES
      6 Oct 20

  • Diversity Visa 2022 registration opens Wednesday

    UNITED STATES
      5 Oct 20

  • State Department moves forward on business visitor regulations

    UNITED STATES
      2 Oct 20

  • Federal court issues limited injunction against work-visa ban

    UNITED STATES
      1 Oct 20

  •  USCIS responds to injunction on fee regulation

    UNITED STATES
      1 Oct 20

  • Congress enacts changes to USCIS premium processing

    UNITED STATES
      1 Oct 20

  • PERM labor certifications to be issued electronically

    UNITED STATES
      30 Sep 20

  • Nationwide injunction ordered blocking USCIS fee rule

    UNITED STATES
      29 Sep 20

  • TPS litigation update

    UNITED STATES
      29 Sep 20

  • Visa Bulletin update: Dates for Filing to be…

    UNITED STATES
      24 Sep 20

  • October Visa Bulletin: Advancement in most employment-based categories

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      24 Sep 20

  • ICE to propose fixed periods of stay for…

    UNITED STATES
      24 Sep 20

  • USCIS to re-implement public charge rule nationwide

    UNITED STATES
      22 Sep 20

  • COVID-19: US extends nonessential travel ban with Canada,…

    UNITED STATES
      18 Sep 20

  • State Department updates: Diversity Visas, J-1 exceptions to…

    UNITED STATES
      17 Sep 20

  • Labor Department wage rule under OMB review

    UNITED STATES
      17 Sep 20

  • USCIS proposes regulation to expand biometrics collection

    UNITED STATES
      16 Sep 20

  • I-9 flexible measures extended until Nov. 19

    UNITED STATES
      15 Sep 20

  • Second Circuit stays DHS public charge injunction, agency…

    UNITED STATES
      14 Sep 20

  • TPS extended for South Sudan

    UNITED STATES
      14 Sep 20

  • USCIS extends flexible deadlines for responding to certain…

    UNITED STATES
      14 Sep 20

  • OMB completes review of ICE rule on period…

    UNITED STATES
      14 Sep 20

  • Rule requiring some flights to arrive at designated…

    UNITED STATES
      11 Sep 20

  • Trusted Traveler enrollment centers re-open

    UNITED STATES
      10 Sep 20

  • PERM, prevailing wage processing updates

    UNITED STATES
      8 Sep 20

  • Court protects FY 2020 Diversity Visa lottery winners…

    UNITED STATES
      8 Sep 20

  • H-1B rule under OMB review

    UNITED STATES
      4 Sep 20

  • COVID-19: State Department broadens interview waiver, but impact…

    UNITED STATES
      31 Aug 20

  • Lawsuit seeks to block USCIS fee rule

    UNITED STATES
      27 Aug 20

  • USCIS cancels employee furloughs

    UNITED STATES
      25 Aug 20

  • Trump to formally nominate Chad Wolf as DHS…

    UNITED STATES
      25 Aug 20

  • USCIS issues guidance on DACA

    UNITED STATES
      24 Aug 20

  • Visa Bulletin update: Final Action Dates to be…

    UNITED STATES
      24 Aug 20

  • House passes emergency bill to expand USCIS premium-processing…

    UNITED STATES
      24 Aug 20

  • USCIS provides temporary flexibility for certain I-9 document…

    UNITED STATES
      19 Aug 20

  • September Visa Bulletin: No change in EB-2, EB-3

    UNITED STATES
      19 Aug 20

  • COVID-19: US extends nonessential travel ban with Canada,…

    UNITED STATES
      19 Aug 20

  • I-9 flexible measures extended until Sept. 19

    UNITED STATES
      18 Aug 20

  • USCIS conducts second H-1B lottery, invites submission of…

    UNITED STATES
      14 Aug 20

  • Second Circuit limits scope of DHS public charge…

    UNITED STATES
      12 Aug 20

  • State Department releases guidance on ‘national interest exceptions’…

    UNITED STATES
      12 Aug 20

  • DHS, Labor Department to share information for H-1B…

    UNITED STATES
      12 Aug 20

  • Flexible I-9 measures set to expire next week

    UNITED STATES
      12 Aug 20

  • State Department to comply with court order blocking…

    UNITED STATES
      7 Aug 20

  • Court orders USCIS to print employment authorization documents

    UNITED STATES
      5 Aug 20

  • ICE to bar new, initial students at fully…

    UNITED STATES
      5 Aug 20

  • Executive order targets hiring practices in federal contracts

    UNITED STATES
      3 Aug 20

  • USCIS to apply old public charge rules while…

    UNITED STATES
      31 Jul 20

  • USCIS fee regulation set to take effect in…

    UNITED STATES
      31 Jul 20

  • Judge blocks public charge rule, citing COVID-19

    UNITED STATES
      29 Jul 20

  • DHS to accept DACA renewals, not new applications,…

    UNITED STATES
      28 Jul 20

  • USCIS to delay furloughs to end of August

    UNITED STATES
      24 Jul 20

  • China orders U.S. to close consulate in Chengdu

    UNITED STATES
      24 Jul 20

  • DHS to again allow New Yorkers to enroll…

    UNITED STATES
      24 Jul 20

  • USCIS fee regulation clears review

    UNITED STATES
      23 Jul 20

  • USCIS delayed in printing green cards, employment authorization…

    UNITED STATES
      23 Jul 20

  • U.S. orders closure of Chinese Consulate in Houston

    UNITED STATES
      22 Jul 20

  • Visa Bulletin update: Final Action Dates to be…

    UNITED STATES
      21 Jul 20

  • August Visa Bulletin: Advancement in most employment-based categories

    UNITED STATES
      20 Jul 20

  • ICE extends flexible I-9 measures for additional 30…

    UNITED STATES
      20 Jul 20

  • U.S. to extend nonessential travel ban at land…

    UNITED STATES
      17 Jul 20

  • Flexible I-9 measures set to expire July 19

    UNITED STATES
      17 Jul 20

  • State Department releases announcements regarding limited exceptions to…

    UNITED STATES
      16 Jul 20

  • Lawsuit seeks to overturn USCIS public charge regulation

    UNITED STATES
      16 Jul 20

  • Business leaders urge Trump to leave DACA in…

    UNITED STATES
      16 Jul 20

  • ICE agrees to rescind controversial policy on foreign…

    UNITED STATES
      14 Jul 20

  • Consulates begin ‘phased resumption’ of visa services, depending…

    UNITED STATES
      13 Jul 20

  • ICE revises COVID-19 policy for foreign students attending…

    UNITED STATES
      7 Jul 20

  • PERM, prevailing wage processing updates

    UNITED STATES
      7 Jul 20

  • DHS releases agenda for coming months

    UNITED STATES
      2 Jul 20

  • Form I-9 temporary measures: notating remote and physical…

    UNITED STATES
      1 Jul 20

  • USCIS extends COVID-19 flexible measures

    UNITED STATES
      1 Jul 20

  • DHS increases civil monetary penalties for inflation

    UNITED STATES
      30 Jun 20

  • White House updates work-visa proclamation

    UNITED STATES
      30 Jun 20

  • USCIS funding shortfall looms this summer

    UNITED STATES
      26 Jun 20

  • CBP confirms Canadians not covered by latest travel…

    UNITED STATES
      26 Jun 20

  • Trump proclamation to suspend new temporary work visas,…

    UNITED STATES
      22 Jun 20

  • USCIS issues new guidance on H-1B third-party worksites,…

    UNITED STATES
      19 Jun 20

  • Supreme Court rejects Trump’s attempt to terminate DACA

    UNITED STATES
      18 Jun 20

  • Employers, business groups urge Trump against restrictions on…

    UNITED STATES
      17 Jun 20

  • US extends ban on nonessential travel at land…

    UNITED STATES
      17 Jun 20

  • Visa Bulletin update: Final Action Dates to be…

    UNITED STATES
      17 Jun 20

  • Advancement in most employment-based categories

    UNITED STATES
      16 Jun 20

  • ICE extends Form I-9 temporary measures for additional…

    UNITED STATES
      16 Jun 20

  • US, Mexico, Canada to extend nonessential travel ban

    UNITED STATES
      16 Jun 20

  • Electronic issuance of PERM labor certifications extended through…

    UNITED STATES
      16 Jun 20

  • PERM, prevailing wage processing updates

    UNITED STATES
      12 Jun 20

  • Diversity Visa lottery results now available

    UNITED STATES
      10 Jun 20

  • COVID-19: Labor Department ends temporary flexible filing deadlines…

    UNITED STATES
      5 Jun 20

  • Trump administration to suspend Chinese passenger airlines to,…

    UNITED STATES
      4 Jun 20

  • Proposed rule limiting stay of foreign students, exchange…

    UNITED STATES
      4 Jun 20

  • Reminder: H-1B cap filing period closes end of…

    UNITED STATES
      3 Jun 20

  • USCIS to resume premium processing for some petitions…

    UNITED STATES
      29 May 20

  • Proclamation issued to restrict entry of certain Chinese…

    UNITED STATES
      29 May 20

  • Rule that would increase USCIS filing fees undergoing…

    UNITED STATES
      28 May 20

  • COVID-19: Summary of current travel restrictions

    UNITED STATES
      28 May 20

  • Reports: Administration planning to cancel visas of some…

    UNITED STATES
      28 May 20

  • COVID-19: USCIS to reopen some offices, resume non-emergency…

    UNITED STATES
      27 May 20

  • COVID-19: Brazil entry ban amended to take effect…

    UNITED STATES
      26 May 20

  • COVID-19: Trump suspends travel from Brazil starting Thursday

    UNITED STATES
      24 May 20

  • Visa Bulletin update: Final Action Dates to be…

    UNITED STATES
      21 May 20

  • June Visa Bulletin: Significant advancement in India EB-1,…

    UNITED STATES
      20 May 20

  • US, Canada, Mexico extend restrictions on nonessential land…

    UNITED STATES
      20 May 20

  • USCIS seeks emergency funding from Congress

    UNITED STATES
      19 May 20

  • COVID-19: Flexible I-9 compliance measures extended

    UNITED STATES
      14 May 20

  • COVID-19: US Embassy in India issues repatriation guidance…

    UNITED STATES
      13 May 20

  • PERM, prevailing wage processing updates

    UNITED STATES
      11 May 20

  • USCIS data: RFEs for H-1B, L-1 petitions remain…

    UNITED STATES
      11 May 20

  • COVID-19: Employers may temporarily accept certain expired identity…

    UNITED STATES
      6 May 20

  • USCIS extends temporary flexible measures

    UNITED STATES
      1 May 20

  • Employers must use updated Form I-9, employer handbook

    UNITED STATES
      29 Apr 20

  • Diversity Visa lottery results delayed to June 6,…

    UNITED STATES
      29 Apr 20

  • May Visa Bulletin: Advancement in most employment-based categories

    UNITED STATES
      24 Apr 20

  • USCIS extends closures of in-person services until June…

    UNITED STATES
      24 Apr 20

  • CBP accepting requests for extension of satisfactory departure

    UNITED STATES
      24 Apr 20

  • H-1B contingency planning complicated by COVID-19

    UNITED STATES
      23 Apr 20

  • COVID-19: Trump issues proclamation suspending entry of immigrant…

    UNITED STATES
      22 Apr 20

  • COVID-19: Closure of Trusted Traveler enrollment centers extended…

    UNITED STATES
      22 Apr 20

  • Trump announces plans to restrict green card applicants…

    UNITED STATES
      21 Apr 20

  • BAL Analysis: Trump announces intent to sign executive…

    UNITED STATES
      21 Apr 20

  • COVID-19: US, Canada, Mexico to extend restrictions on…

    UNITED STATES
      20 Apr 20

  • USCIS now accepting requests from visa-waived travelers for…

    UNITED STATES
      16 Apr 20

  • USCIS reiterates existing authorities to excuse untimely filings,…

    UNITED STATES
      13 Apr 20

  • USCIS announces delays to H-1B cap processing

    UNITED STATES
      13 Apr 20

  • Vermont Service Center reopened

    UNITED STATES
      13 Apr 20

  • PERM, prevailing wage processing updates

    UNITED STATES
      13 Apr 20

  • USCIS Vermont Service Center temporarily closed

    UNITED STATES
      10 Apr 20

  • Department of Labor declines to provide additional flexibility…

    UNITED STATES
      9 Apr 20

  • CBP reviewing requests from visa-waiver travelers to extend…

    UNITED STATES
      8 Apr 20

  • COVID-19: Lawsuit seeks extension of all filing deadlines…

    UNITED STATES
      8 Apr 20

  • H-1B cap filing period opens, 275,000 registrations received

    UNITED STATES
      1 Apr 20

  • USCIS in-person services further suspended until May 4

    UNITED STATES
      1 Apr 20

  • USCIS to process EAD extensions using previous biometrics

    UNITED STATES
      30 Mar 20

  • H-1B lottery completed

    UNITED STATES
      27 Mar 20

  • USCIS lengthens deadlines for RFE, NOID responses

    UNITED STATES
      27 Mar 20

  • REAL ID deadline delayed for another year

    UNITED STATES
      27 Mar 20

  • USCIS in-person services remain suspended until April 7

    UNITED STATES
      25 Mar 20

  • PERM labor certifications to be issued electronically

    UNITED STATES
      24 Mar 20

  • Temporary measures in place for E-Verify procedures

    UNITED STATES
      24 Mar 20

  • Temporary measures announced for immigration-related filings

    UNITED STATES
      20 Mar 20

  • USCIS suspends premium processing for employment petitions

    UNITED STATES
      20 Mar 20

  • US restricts land travel from Canada, Mexico

    UNITED STATES
      20 Mar 20

  • Trusted Traveler Program enrollment centers close

    UNITED STATES
      19 Mar 20

  • H-1B cap electronic registration closes tomorrow

    UNITED STATES
      19 Mar 20

  • State Department suspends visa services, issues worldwide Level…

    UNITED STATES
      19 Mar 20

  • COVID-19 update: U.S.-Canadian border, USCIS services

    UNITED STATES
      18 Mar 20

  • COVID-19 update: USCIS to close offices to the…

    UNITED STATES
      17 Mar 20

  • Visa Bulletin update: Final Action Dates to be…

    UNITED STATES
      17 Mar 20

  • USCIS closes offices in Bay Area, State Department…

    UNITED STATES
      17 Mar 20

  • USCIS to suspend premium processing for H-1B cap…

    UNITED STATES
      16 Mar 20

  • COVID-19 update: new entry restrictions take effect, embassies…

    UNITED STATES
      16 Mar 20

  • White House extends COVID-19 travel ban to UK,…

    UNITED STATES
      14 Mar 20

  • Moderate advancement in some employment-based categories

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      13 Mar 20

  • Trump declares national emergency as officials move to…

    UNITED STATES
      13 Mar 20

  • Trump to suspend travel from most of Europe

    UNITED STATES
      11 Mar 20

  • COVID-19 update: Consular services limited in Spain, Seattle…

    UNITED STATES
      11 Mar 20

  • BAL FAQ: COVID-19 and immigration law

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      9 Mar 20

  • Change in State Department’s online visa status updates…

    UNITED STATES
      5 Mar 20

  • TPS extended for Yemen

    UNITED STATES
      3 Mar 20

  • Administration bars entry to foreign nationals in Iran,…

    UNITED STATES
      2 Mar 20

  • H-1B electronic registration opens Sunday   

    UNITED STATES
      28 Feb 20

  • Supreme Court allows DHS to implement public charge…

    UNITED STATES
      24 Feb 20

  • H-1B registration update: Companies may begin creating myUSCIS…

    UNITED STATES
      24 Feb 20

  • State Department ‘public charge’ visa questionnaire approved for…

    UNITED STATES
      21 Feb 20

  • Visa Bulletin update: Dates for Filing chart to…

    UNITED STATES
      19 Feb 20

  • Public charge rule takes effect next week

    UNITED STATES
      18 Feb 20

  • March Visa Bulletin: Retrogression in most EB-3 categories,…

    UNITED STATES
      18 Feb 20

  • PERM, prevailing wage processing updates

    UNITED STATES
      13 Feb 20

  • State Department intends to expedite public charge rule

    UNITED STATES
      11 Feb 20

  • USCIS provides details on attorney representation in H-1B…

    UNITED STATES
      11 Feb 20

  • Judge vacates DHS policy on ‘unlawful presence’ of…

    UNITED STATES
      7 Feb 20

  • H-1B cap update: USCIS demonstrates electronic registration process

    UNITED STATES
      6 Feb 20

  • DHS suspends New York residents from new enrollment…

    UNITED STATES
      6 Feb 20

  • USCIS to require new and updated forms under…

    UNITED STATES
      5 Feb 20

  • Entry restrictions, health screening measures take effect for…

    UNITED STATES
      3 Feb 20

  • US restricts entry of travelers to stop coronavirus,…

    UNITED STATES
      31 Jan 20

  • New version of Form I-9 to be required…

    UNITED STATES
      31 Jan 20

  • USCIS to implement public charge rule Feb. 24

    UNITED STATES
      31 Jan 20

  • Trump signs proclamation imposing new travel restrictions for…

    UNITED STATES
      31 Jan 20

  • Flights to Mainland China canceled following State Department…

    UNITED STATES
      31 Jan 20

  • Coronavirus screening may cause delays, diversions at U.S….

    UNITED STATES
      29 Jan 20

  • Iranian nationals no longer eligible for treaty trader,…

    UNITED STATES
      29 Jan 20

  • Supreme Court allows DHS to implement public charge…

    UNITED STATES
      27 Jan 20

  • USCIS to conduct webinar on H-1B online registration…

    UNITED STATES
      24 Jan 20

  • State Department to publish regulation targeting “birth tourism”

    UNITED STATES
      23 Jan 20

  • Dates for Filing chart to be used for…

    UNITED STATES
      23 Jan 20

  • USCIS lengthens timeline for regulation that will increase…

    UNITED STATES
      23 Jan 20

  • PERM, prevailing wage processing updates

    UNITED STATES
      22 Jan 20

  • February Visa Bulletin: Limited movement in employment-based categories

    UNITED STATES
      17 Jan 20

  • US increases visa reciprocity fees for Australian nationals

    UNITED STATES
      14 Jan 20

  • USCIS to formally announce opening of H-1B registration…

    UNITED STATES
      8 Jan 20

  • Consular services suspended in Bagdad following embassy attacks

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      2 Jan 20

  • PERM, prevailing wage processing updates

    UNITED STATES
      26 Dec 19

  • Number of visas issued by US consulates is…

    UNITED STATES
      23 Dec 19

  • January Visa Bulletin update: Dates for Filing chart…

    UNITED STATES
      20 Dec 19

  • Government offices to close Christmas Eve

    UNITED STATES
      18 Dec 19

  • Visa Bulletin: Minimal advancement in most employment-based categories

    UNITED STATES
      18 Dec 19

  • Comment period extended to Dec. 30 for proposed…

    UNITED STATES
      11 Dec 19

  • USCIS to open initial H-1B registration period March…

    UNITED STATES
      6 Dec 19

  • USCIS releases new premium processing form without grace…

    UNITED STATES
      3 Dec 19

  • December Visa Bulletin update: Dates for Filing chart…

    UNITED STATES
      27 Nov 19

  • Injunction issued in case challenging Trump health care…

    UNITED STATES
      27 Nov 19

  • Court to rule on injunction of health care…

    UNITED STATES
      26 Nov 19

  • DHS regulatory agenda includes sweeping changes to legal…

    UNITED STATES
      22 Nov 19

  • US Attorney General: Multiple DUIs establish presumption of…

    UNITED STATES
      21 Nov 19

  • State Department reverses guidance on blanket L petitions

    UNITED STATES
      18 Nov 19

  • December Visa Bulletin: Limited movement in employment-based categories

    UNITED STATES
      18 Nov 19

  • PERM, prevailing wage processing updates

    UNITED STATES
      15 Nov 19

  • Supreme Court to hear DACA arguments Tuesday

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      11 Nov 19

  • Lawsuit that challenges H-4 spouses’ right to work…

    UNITED STATES
      8 Nov 19

  • H-1B registration fee final rule published

    UNITED STATES
      8 Nov 19

  • USCIS to increase immigration fees

    UNITED STATES
      8 Nov 19

  • Poland to be added to visa waiver program

    UNITED STATES
      7 Nov 19

  • H-1B registration fee rule finalized

    UNITED STATES
      7 Nov 19

  • USCIS director discusses upcoming H-1B registration system, other…

    UNITED STATES
      6 Nov 19

  • State Department updates guidance for blanket L adjudications…

    UNITED STATES
      4 Nov 19

  • Trump announces pick for acting DHS secretary

    UNITED STATES
      4 Nov 19

  • Additional USCIS petition types may be filed online

    UNITED STATES
      4 Nov 19

  • Court temporarily halts health insurance proclamation for immigrant…

    UNITED STATES
      4 Nov 19

  • Reminder: Diversity Visa registration closes Tuesday, Nov. 5

    UNITED STATES
      1 Nov 19

  • TPS work authorization extended for nationals of 6…

    UNITED STATES
      1 Nov 19

  • Health insurance proclamation set to take effect as…

    UNITED STATES
      31 Oct 19

  • State Department publishes draft of “public charge” questionnaire…

    UNITED STATES
      31 Oct 19

  • Premium processing filing fee for employment-based petitions to…

    UNITED STATES
      30 Oct 19

  • US to extend TPS-related work authorization for El…

    UNITED STATES
      29 Oct 19

  • Business leaders warn of economic impact of Trump…

    UNITED STATES
      28 Oct 19

  • PERM, prevailing wage processing updates

    UNITED STATES
      25 Oct 19

  • AILA submits comments on H-1B registration regulation

    UNITED STATES
      24 Oct 19

  • State Department publishes proposal for “public charge” questionnaire…

    UNITED STATES
      24 Oct 19

  • November Visa Bulletin update: Dates for Filing chart…

    UNITED STATES
      18 Oct 19

  • November Visa Bulletin: Limited movement in employment-based categories

    UNITED STATES
      17 Oct 19

  • New policy guidance could lead to greater scrutiny…

    UNITED STATES
      16 Oct 19

  • Enforcement of State Department ‘public charge’ rule delayed

    UNITED STATES
      16 Oct 19

  • USCIS releases annual stats for FY2019: H-1B, L…

    UNITED STATES
      15 Oct 19

  • Federal judge blocks DHS from implementing public charge…

    UNITED STATES
      11 Oct 19

  • Temporary Protected Status reminder for employers

    UNITED STATES
      11 Oct 19

  • New versions of USCIS forms published ahead of…

    UNITED STATES
      10 Oct 19

  • USCIS notice includes screenshot of H-1B registration tool

    UNITED STATES
      10 Oct 19

  • Update on public charge rule: impact on employers…

    UNITED STATES
      9 Oct 19

  • Immigrant visa applicants must prove health insurance coverage…

    UNITED STATES
      7 Oct 19

  • White House, State Department back Poland’s entry into…

    UNITED STATES
      4 Oct 19

  • USCIS: new H-1B registration process planned for upcoming…

    UNITED STATES
      3 Oct 19

  • Diversity Visa registration to open Wednesday

    UNITED STATES
      27 Sep 19

  • TPS reregistration opens for Syrian nationals

    UNITED STATES
      23 Sep 19

  • Visa Bulletin: Significant advancement in most categories, Dates…

    UNITED STATES
      18 Sep 19

  • H-4 EAD update: Rescission rule expected in spring

    UNITED STATES
      16 Sep 19

  • PERM, prevailing wage processing updates

    UNITED STATES
      9 Sep 19

  • DHS plans to collect social media information from…

    UNITED STATES
      5 Sep 19

  • USCIS to propose H-1B registration fee

    UNITED STATES
      3 Sep 19

  • Employers may continue to use current version of…

    UNITED STATES
      28 Aug 19

  • Visa Bulletin update: EB-3 unavailable through September

    UNITED STATES
      27 Aug 19

  • USCIS issues policy guidance on work authorization for…

    UNITED STATES
      23 Aug 19

  • Business groups ask USCIS to confirm implementation date…

    UNITED STATES
      21 Aug 19

  • OPT litigation update

    UNITED STATES
      20 Aug 19

  • TPS update: court hearing, USCIS policy memo

    UNITED STATES
      19 Aug 19

  • September Visa Bulletin update: Final Action Dates to…

    UNITED STATES
      16 Aug 19

  • USCIS: Unselected H-1B cap petitions have been returned

    UNITED STATES
      15 Aug 19

  • H-1B fee one step closer after clearing OMB

    UNITED STATES
      15 Aug 19

  • September Visa Bulletin: Significant retrogression as end of…

    UNITED STATES
      15 Aug 19

  • DHS to issue final regulation on ‘public charge’…

    UNITED STATES
      12 Aug 19

  • USCIS to maintain 7 international offices, close others…

    UNITED STATES
      9 Aug 19

  • PERM, prevailing wage processing updates

    UNITED STATES
      6 Aug 19

  • Temporary Protected Status again extended for Syria

    UNITED STATES
      5 Aug 19

  • ESTA website to be updated Monday, requiring pending…

    UNITED STATES
      2 Aug 19

  • ICE to begin conducting STEM OPT site visits

    UNITED STATES
      1 Aug 19

  • EB-5 reform targets investment thresholds, designation of low-employment…

    UNITED STATES
      25 Jul 19

  • Delays lengthen for family dependents as USCIS no…

    UNITED STATES
      25 Jul 19

  • DHS expands expedited removal

    UNITED STATES
      23 Jul 19

  • USCIS stats: H-1B, L requests for evidence remain…

    UNITED STATES
      22 Jul 19

  • Administration rejects calls to grant Temporary Protected Status…

    UNITED STATES
      19 Jul 19

  • August Visa Bulletin update: Final Action Dates to…

    UNITED STATES
      16 Jul 19

  • PERM, prevailing wage processing updates

    UNITED STATES
      15 Jul 19

  • Court allows lawsuit to challenge entire OPT regulation

    UNITED STATES
      11 Jul 19

  • House passes bill to remove per-country limits on…

    UNITED STATES
      11 Jul 19

  • August Visa Bulletin: Significant retrogression as end of…

    UNITED STATES
      11 Jul 19

  • USCIS releases annual stats for FY2018: Approvals decline

    UNITED STATES
      1 Jul 19

  • Supreme Court to take up DACA case

    UNITED STATES
      28 Jun 19

  • USCIS closer to creating H-1B online registration system

    UNITED STATES
      27 Jun 19

  • USCIS winds down services abroad

    UNITED STATES
      21 Jun 19

  • July Visa Bulletin update: Final Action Dates to…

    UNITED STATES
      17 Jun 19

  • As USCIS restructures offices, green card and naturalization…

    UNITED STATES
      17 Jun 19

  • White House memo latest indication of administration’s effort…

    UNITED STATES
      14 Jun 19

  • July Visa Bulletin: Limited or no movement in…

    UNITED STATES
      13 Jun 19

  • State Department extends Venezuelan passport validity

    UNITED STATES
      12 Jun 19

  • Cuccinelli named acting director of USCIS

    UNITED STATES
      10 Jun 19

  • PERM, prevailing wage processing updates

    UNITED STATES
      7 Jun 19

  • H-1B premium processing to resume Monday for all…

    UNITED STATES
      7 Jun 19

  • U.S. to make E-1, E-2 visas available to…

    UNITED STATES
      6 Jun 19

  • American Dream and Promise Act passes in House,…

    UNITED STATES
      5 Jun 19

  • ICE to increase fees on F and M…

    UNITED STATES
      4 Jun 19

  • USCIS makes clear that Form I-129 petitions with…

    UNITED STATES
      4 Jun 19

  • Government takes first step toward proposing H-1B registration…

    UNITED STATES
      31 May 19

  • Online visa application now requests social media history

    UNITED STATES
      31 May 19

  • TPS for Honduras, Nepal: update on employment authorization…

    UNITED STATES
      29 May 19

  • USCIS director Cissna resigns, Trump expected to nominate…

    UNITED STATES
      29 May 19

  • Tilt toward advanced-degree holders may impact employer H-1B…

    UNITED STATES
      24 May 19

  • DACA update: legislative movement, appeals court ruling

    UNITED STATES
      24 May 19

  • DHS sets regulatory agenda for coming months

    UNITED STATES
      22 May 19

  • USCIS now accepting online extension applications from some…

    UNITED STATES
      22 May 19

  • DHS warns of phone scam

    UNITED STATES
      21 May 19

  •  H-1B cap update: USCIS completes data entry

    UNITED STATES
      17 May 19

  • June Visa Bulletin update: Final Action Dates to…

    UNITED STATES
      16 May 19

  • US suspends air travel to and from Venezuela

    UNITED STATES
      16 May 19

  • White House announces immigration plan

    UNITED STATES
      16 May 19

  • Immigration services suspended as government personnel ordered to…

    UNITED STATES
      15 May 19

  • June Visa Bulletin: Advancement in most categories, retrogression…

    UNITED STATES
      14 May 19

  • Judge calls H-1B policy changes ‘very troubling’

    UNITED STATES
      10 May 19

  • Diversity Visa results now available

    UNITED STATES
      7 May 19

  • PERM, prevailing wage processing updates

    UNITED STATES
      6 May 19

  • Court temporarily blocks change in ‘unlawful presence’ calculation…

    UNITED STATES
      6 May 19

  • U.S., Israel set to launch investor visa program

    ISRAEL, UNITED STATES
      30 Apr 19

  • 9th Circuit rules against Trump administration in challenge…

    UNITED STATES
      24 Apr 19

  • Presidential memo directs agencies to reduce visa overstays

    UNITED STATES
      23 Apr 19

  • Employers encouraged to consider additional options after H-1B…

    UNITED STATES
      22 Apr 19

  • H-1B Employer Data Hub shows high denial rates

    UNITED STATES
      19 Apr 19

  • USCIS: Marijuana violations prevent ‘good moral character’ showing…

    UNITED STATES
      19 Apr 19

  • USCIS begins issuing premium processing receipt notices for…

    UNITED STATES
      16 Apr 19

  • May Visa Bulletin: Modest advancement in most employment-based…

    UNITED STATES
      15 Apr 19

  • Recent immigration raid is I-9 compliance reminder

    UNITED STATES
      12 Apr 19

  • H-1B petitions total 201,011, lottery completed

    UNITED STATES
      11 Apr 19

  • U.K. visa services down at USCIS Application Support…

    UNITED KINGDOM, UNITED STATES
      10 Apr 19

  • PERM, prevailing wage processing updates

    UNITED STATES
      9 Apr 19

  • Re-registration period now open for South Sudan TPS…

    UNITED STATES
      5 Apr 19

  • Quotas reached, H-1B cap filing period closes

    UNITED STATES
      5 Apr 19

  • Trump administration extends ‘wind down’ period for Deferred…

    UNITED STATES
      2 Apr 19

  • H-4 EAD rescission rule update

    UNITED STATES
      2 Apr 19

  • Premium processing on H-1B cap ‘change of status’…

    UNITED STATES
      1 Apr 19

  • H-1B petitions expected to exceed caps again as…

    UNITED STATES
      1 Apr 19

  • H-1B compliance reminder: USCIS focusing more on targeted…

    UNITED STATES
      25 Mar 19

  • U.S. L-1 renewal practice shifting for Canadian applicants

    UNITED STATES
      25 Mar 19

  • H-1B cap premium processing: concurrent premium processing only…

    UNITED STATES
      19 Mar 19

  •  DOL releases guidance on H-1B notice by electronic…

    UNITED STATES
      15 Mar 19

  • April Visa Bulletin update: Final Action Dates to…

    UNITED STATES
      15 Mar 19

  • Trump administration to temporarily halt decision to end…

    UNITED STATES
      14 Mar 19

  • April Visa Bulletin: Modest advancement in most employment-base…

    UNITED STATES
      14 Mar 19

  • AILA: H-1B cap premium processing announcement forthcoming

    UNITED STATES
      14 Mar 19

  • USCIS resumes premium processing for all H-1 B…

    UNITED STATES
      11 Mar 19

  • Temporary Protected Status to be extended for South…

    UNITED STATES
      8 Mar 19

  • PERM, prevailing wage processing updates

    UNITED STATES
      8 Mar 19

  • USCIS to release new Form I-539 Friday

    UNITED STATES
      6 Mar 19

  • DHS warns of phone and email scam

    UNITED STATES
      5 Mar 19

  • DHS temporarily extends temporary protected status for 4…

    UNITED STATES
      1 Mar 19

  • USCIS: H-1B denials, RFEs have risen sharply

    UNITED STATES
      28 Feb 19

  • Proposed H-4 rescission rule nears

    UNITED STATES
      22 Feb 19

  •  March Visa Bulletin: USCIS to use Final Action…

    UNITED STATES
      15 Feb 19

  • Congress passes budget, president declares national emergency

    UNITED STATES
      15 Feb 19

  • H-1B premium processing to resume for petitions filed…

    UNITED STATES
      15 Feb 19

  • USCIS to release new Form I-539, introduce biometrics…

    UNITED STATES
      13 Feb 19

  • PERM, prevailing wage processing updates

    UNITED STATES
      12 Feb 19

  • Report: USCIS delays reach ‘crisis’ level following changes…

    UNITED STATES
      6 Feb 19

  • USCIS office in Moscow to close

    UNITED STATES
      5 Feb 19

  • USCIS, ICE step up scrutiny of foreign student…

    UNITED STATES
      4 Feb 19

  • 180-day deadline approaching for foreign students and exchange…

    UNITED STATES
      1 Feb 19

  • Venezuelan consular services unavailable in US

    UNITED STATES
      31 Jan 19

  • US to limit H and L visa interviews…

    UNITED STATES
      31 Jan 19

  • Final H-1B lottery regulation issued

    UNITED STATES
      30 Jan 19

  • Progress on H-4 employment authorization rescission rule expected…

    UNITED STATES
      30 Jan 19

  • H-1B regulation clears last hurdle before final rule

    UNITED STATES
      29 Jan 19

  • USCIS’s E-Verify resumes operations with new deadline for…

    UNITED STATES
      28 Jan 19

  • Trump announces temporary spending measure to end shutdown

    UNITED STATES
      25 Jan 19

  • H-1B premium processing to resume Monday

    UNITED STATES
      25 Jan 19

  • Update on government shutdown

    UNITED STATES
      24 Jan 19

  • US diplomatic personnel expelled from Venezuela

    UNITED STATES
      23 Jan 19

  • Supreme Court unlikely to hear DACA case this…

    UNITED STATES
      22 Jan 19

  • February Visa Bulletin update: Final Action Dates to…

    UNITED STATES
      18 Jan 19

  • February Visa Bulletin: Moderate advancement in EB-1 categories,…

    UNITED STATES
      14 Jan 19

  • H-1B lottery rule under final review at White…

    UNITED STATES
      14 Jan 19

  • Consular services in Berlin suspended

    GERMANY, UNITED STATES
      14 Jan 19

  • Trump references H-1B changes during border wall tour

    UNITED STATES
      11 Jan 19

  • iCERT portal scheduled to reopen Monday

    UNITED STATES
      4 Jan 19

  • iCERT system hit by outage

    UNITED STATES
      3 Jan 19

  • Employers should plan for H-1B cap season now

    UNITED STATES
      31 Dec 18

  • U.S. Government on verge of partial shutdown over…

    UNITED STATES
      21 Dec 18

  • USCIS offices to be closed Dec. 24

    UNITED STATES
      20 Dec 18

  • Social Security to resume practice of sending ‘mismatch’…

    UNITED STATES
      19 Dec 18

  • Government shutdown would impact immigration programs, other services

    UNITED STATES
      18 Dec 18

  • PERM, prevailing wage processing updates

    UNITED STATES
      14 Dec 18

  • January Visa Bulletin: Advancement in EB-1 categories; USCIS…

    UNITED STATES
      13 Dec 18

  • FAQ: Proposed H-1B lottery reform regulation

    UNITED STATES
      7 Dec 18

  • Congress passes 2-week spending bill to avoid shutdown

    UNITED STATES
      6 Dec 18

  • USCIS offices to close nationwide on Wednesday, Dec….

    UNITED STATES
      4 Dec 18

  • H-1B lottery regulation to be proposed Monday

    UNITED STATES
      30 Nov 18

  • USCIS clarifies definition of ‘one continuous year’ for…

    UNITED STATES
      30 Nov 18

  • Proposed rule change for H-1B lottery process expected…

    UNITED STATES
      26 Nov 18

  • BAL partner comments on impact of new Labor…

    UNITED STATES
      26 Nov 18

  • USCIS offices closed because of wildfire, air quality

    UNITED STATES
      16 Nov 18

  • December Visa Bulletin update: Dates for Filing chart…

    UNITED STATES
      14 Nov 18

  • December Visa Bulletin: Modest advancement in employment-based categories

    UNITED STATES
      13 Nov 18

  • FAQ: New Labor Condition Application Form

    UNITED STATES
      13 Nov 18

  • Group representing tech companies calls H-1B adjudication practices…

    UNITED STATES
      9 Nov 18

  • Second phase of USCIS ‘Notices to Appear’ policy…

    UNITED STATES
      8 Nov 18

  • 9th Circuit affirms preliminary injunction in DACA case,…

    UNITED STATES
      8 Nov 18

  • Travelers encouraged to plan now for holiday season

    UNITED STATES
      6 Nov 18

  • L-1 pilot program for Canadian nationals extended through…

    UNITED STATES
      1 Nov 18

  • USCIS to change validity period of green card…

    UNITED STATES
      31 Oct 18

  • DHS to continue Temporary Protected Status for 4…

    UNITED STATES
      31 Oct 18

  • Trump plans executive order eliminating 14th Amendment birthright…

    UNITED STATES
      30 Oct 18

  • New Labor Condition Application version to be released

    UNITED STATES
      30 Oct 18

  • DHS outlines regulatory priorities to reform H-1B program,…

    UNITED STATES
      30 Oct 18

  • USCIS expected to propose H-1B lottery reforms

    UNITED STATES
      25 Oct 18

  • I-9 Reminder for H-1B employers: the 240-day rule

    UNITED STATES
      25 Oct 18

  • Bilateral social security agreement now in effect

    BRAZIL, UNITED STATES
      19 Oct 18

  • Canada’s legalization of marijuana could complicate entry at…

    UNITED STATES
      15 Oct 18

  • November Visa Bulletin update: Dates for Filing chart…

    UNITED STATES
      12 Oct 18

  • November Visa Bulletin: Very little movement in employment-based…

    UNITED STATES
      11 Oct 18

  • DHS publishes proposed regulation on ‘public charge’ inadmissibility

    UNITED STATES
      10 Oct 18

  • PERM, prevailing wage processing updates

    UNITED STATES
      9 Oct 18

  • Court blocks Trump administration from terminating TPS for…

    UNITED STATES
      4 Oct 18

  • Diversity Visa registration to open Wednesday

    UNITED STATES
      2 Oct 18

  • Preliminary deal on NAFTA to leave mobility provisions…

    UNITED STATES
      1 Oct 18

  • FAQ: Proposed regulation on “public charge” inadmissibility

    UNITED STATES
      28 Sep 18

  • Congress passes temporary spending measure including DHS funding

    UNITED STATES
      27 Sep 18

  • New USCIS policy on ‘Notices to Appear’ to…

    UNITED STATES
      26 Sep 18

  • DHS releases draft regulation to govern ‘public charge’…

    UNITED STATES
      24 Sep 18

  • October Visa Bulletin update: Adjustment-of-status applicants to benefit…

    UNITED STATES
      14 Sep 18

  • October Visa Bulletin: Forward movement returns in employment-based…

    UNITED STATES
      12 Sep 18

  • PERM, prevailing wage determination processing updates

    UNITED STATES
      10 Sep 18

  • Reminder: New RFE policy, premium processing suspension to…

    UNITED STATES
      7 Sep 18

  • Judge denies states’ request to halt DACA

    UNITED STATES
      31 Aug 18

  • USCIS to increase premium processing fee

    UNITED STATES
      31 Aug 18

  • CEOs sign letter opposing Trump immigration policies

    UNITED STATES
      31 Aug 18

  • USCIS to extend, broaden premium processing suspension

    UNITED STATES
      28 Aug 18

  • U.S., Mexico reach tentative agreement on trade

    MEXICO, UNITED STATES
      27 Aug 18

  • Temporary Protected Status re-registration period opens for Somali…

    UNITED STATES
      27 Aug 18

  • Judge: Government not required to accept new DACA…

    UNITED STATES
      24 Aug 18

  • H-4 EAD rescission rule undergoing DHS review

    UNITED STATES
      21 Aug 18

  • US Embassy in Nigeria to resume visa services

    NIGERIA, UNITED STATES
      20 Aug 18

  • USCIS issues update on STEM OPT third-party placement

    UNITED STATES
      17 Aug 18

  • US Embassy in Nigeria closes visa services

    NIGERIA, UNITED STATES
      16 Aug 18

  • USCIS extends measures to those hit by California…

    UNITED STATES
      15 Aug 18

  • Temporary Protected Status re-registration period opens for Yemen

    UNITED STATES
      14 Aug 18

  • September Visa Bulletin update: Final Action Dates to…

    UNITED STATES
      13 Aug 18

  • USCIS revises ‘unlawful presence’ policy for foreign students,…

    UNITED STATES
      10 Aug 18

  • September Visa Bulletin: Significant retrogression as fiscal year…

    UNITED STATES
      8 Aug 18

  • PERM, prevailing wage determination processing updates

    UNITED STATES
      7 Aug 18

  • Federal court reaffirms DACA ruling

    UNITED STATES
      6 Aug 18

  • New Zealand citizens now eligible for trade, investor…

    NEW ZEALAND, UNITED STATES
      3 Aug 18

  • 9th Circuit blocks Trump ‘sanctuary cities’ executive order

    UNITED STATES
      2 Aug 18

  • ICE audits, compliance investigations continue to increase

    UNITED STATES
      31 Jul 18

  • All unselected H-1B cap petitions have been returned

    UNITED STATES
      30 Jul 18

  • USCIS delays implementation of policy memo on ‘Notices…

    UNITED STATES
      30 Jul 18

  • RFEs and H-1B denials rose sharply under Trump,…

    UNITED STATES
      27 Jul 18

  • Hiring question do’s and don’ts in the Trump…

    UNITED STATES
      24 Jul 18

  • Proposed rule to focus on business visitors

    UNITED STATES
      23 Jul 18

  • Temporary Protected Status extended for Somalia

    UNITED STATES
      20 Jul 18

  • August Visa Bulletin update: Final Action Dates to…

    UNITED STATES
      18 Jul 18

  • DHS proposes fee increases for international students and…

    UNITED STATES
      17 Jul 18

  • USCIS to expand adjudicators’ discretion to reject applications

    UNITED STATES
      16 Jul 18

  • August Visa Bulletin: Cutoff priority dates announced for…

    UNITED STATES
      13 Jul 18

  • USCIS to commence removal proceedings against foreign nationals…

    UNITED STATES
      11 Jul 18

  • Judge halts enforcement of key parts of California…

    UNITED STATES
      5 Jul 18

  • Temporary Protected Status extended for Yemen

    UNITED STATES
      5 Jul 18

  • PERM, prevailing wage determination processing updates

    UNITED STATES
      3 Jul 18

  • Supreme Court upholds travel ban

    UNITED STATES
      26 Jun 18

  • July Visa Bulletin update: Final Action Dates to…

    UNITED STATES
      20 Jun 18

  • July Visa Bulletin: Advancements in China EB-2, India…

    UNITED STATES
      15 Jun 18

  • Proposed rule to rescind H-4 spousal work regulation…

    UNITED STATES
      8 Jun 18

  • Phone scam targets immigrants in the U.S.

    UNITED STATES
      7 Jun 18

  • Temporary Protected Status re-registration opens for Honduras

    UNITED STATES
      5 Jun 18

  • PERM, prevailing wage determination processing updates

    UNITED STATES
      5 Jun 18

  • State Department announces new restrictions on visa validity…

    UNITED STATES
      30 May 18

  • DHS publishes rule to rescind International Entrepreneur Rule

    UNITED STATES
      29 May 18

  • Border searches of mobile devices on the rise

    UNITED STATES
      25 May 18

  • DHS outlines regulatory priorities in semiannual agenda

    UNITED STATES
      25 May 18

  • DHS proposed rule to rescind International Entrepreneur Rule…

    UNITED STATES
      25 May 18

  • USCIS to resend I-751 biometrics notices after error 

    UNITED STATES
      24 May 18

  • Temporary Protected Status re-registration opens for Nepal

    UNITED STATES
      22 May 18

  • Form I-9 audits and employer worksite enforcement investigations…

    UNITED STATES
      16 May 18

  • USCIS completes data entry for H-1B cap petitions

    UNITED STATES
      15 May 18

  • USCIS to recall thousands of green cards printed…

    UNITED STATES
      15 May 18

  • Diversity Visa results to be available May 15

    UNITED STATES
      14 May 18

  • Students, exchange visitors to face stricter calculation of…

    UNITED STATES
      11 May 18

  • DACA update: 7 states sue to force an…

    UNITED STATES
      11 May 18

  • June Visa Bulletin update: Final Action Dates to…

    UNITED STATES
      11 May 18

  • June Visa Bulletin: No advancements in EB categories

    UNITED STATES
      10 May 18

  • Rule to rescind International Entrepreneur Rule expected soon

    UNITED STATES
      8 May 18

  • USCIS to begin using restricted delivery service for…

    UNITED STATES
      8 May 18

  • DHS to end Temporary Protected Status for Honduras

    UNITED STATES
      4 May 18

  • PERM, prevailing wage determination processing updates

    UNITED STATES
      4 May 18

  • Update on USCIS policy agenda

    UNITED STATES
      27 Apr 18

  • USCIS says STEM OPT students can’t work at…

    UNITED STATES
      27 Apr 18

  • DHS to end Temporary Protected Status for Nepal

    UNITED STATES
      27 Apr 18

  • Employers encouraged to consider additional options after H-1B…

    UNITED STATES
      26 Apr 18

  • Supreme Court hears challenge to Trump travel ban

    UNITED STATES
      25 Apr 18

  • Federal court may order DHS to resume DACA…

    UNITED STATES
      25 Apr 18

  • Reminder: California immigration laws remain in effect despite…

    UNITED STATES
      24 Apr 18

  • May Visa Bulletin update: Final Action Dates to…

    UNITED STATES
      23 Apr 18

  • USCIS issues first receipts for H-1B cap cases

    UNITED STATES
      20 Apr 18

  • Summer travel season lengthens wait times for U.S….

    INDIA, UNITED STATES
      19 Apr 18

  • H-1B petitions total 190,098, lottery completed

    UNITED STATES
      12 Apr 18

  • May Visa Bulletin: Slight advancements in China EB-2,…

    UNITED STATES
      11 Apr 18

  • U.S. lifts travel restrictions on Chad

    UNITED STATES
      11 Apr 18

  • Quotas reached, H-1B cap filing period closes

    UNITED STATES
      6 Apr 18

  • PERM, prevailing wage determination processing updates

    UNITED STATES
      4 Apr 18

  • USCIS issues policy memo on multiple H-1B petitions…

    UNITED STATES
      3 Apr 18

  • Trump administration to end Deferred Enforced Departure for…

    UNITED STATES
      2 Apr 18

  • H-1B cap filing opens; petitions expected to exceed…

    UNITED STATES
      2 Apr 18

  • State Department to request additional social media, personal…

    UNITED STATES
      30 Mar 18

  • Russia to expel U.S. diplomats, close consulate in…

    RUSSIAN FEDERATION, UNITED STATES
      29 Mar 18

  • ICE launches new online portal for F-1, M-1…

    UNITED STATES
      28 Mar 18

  • Pilot program to launch for Canadian L-1 applicants…

    UNITED STATES
      27 Mar 18

  • US expels Russian diplomats, closes consulate in Seattle

    UNITED STATES
      26 Mar 18

  • Premium processing suspended for H-1B cap cases

    UNITED STATES
      20 Mar 18

  • Expedited E-2 visa program closes for French applicants

    UNITED STATES
      20 Mar 18

  • Reports: Trump preparing visa restrictions aimed at China

    UNITED STATES
      16 Mar 18

  • April Visa Bulletin update: Final Action Dates to…

    UNITED STATES
      14 Mar 18

  • April Visa Bulletin: Cutoff priority dates announced for…

    UNITED STATES
      13 Mar 18

  • US files suit to stop 3 California immigration…

    UNITED STATES
      8 Mar 18

  • PERM system update affects account access

    UNITED STATES
      8 Mar 18

  • PERM, prevailing wage determination processing updates

    UNITED STATES
      7 Mar 18

  • TPS re-registration period set for Syrian nationals

    UNITED STATES
      5 Mar 18

  • DHS to delay rule to repeal H-4 regulation…

    UNITED STATES
      1 Mar 18

  • ICE confirms immigration sweeps in Northern California

    UNITED STATES
      28 Feb 18

  • Supreme Court denies request to fast track DACA…

    UNITED STATES
      26 Feb 18

  • USCIS to require additional information for H-1B third-party…

    UNITED STATES
      23 Feb 18

  • March Visa Bulletin update: Final Action Dates to…

    UNITED STATES
      21 Feb 18

  • Appeals court hears arguments in STEM-OPT case

    UNITED STATES
      20 Feb 18

  • Passport acceptance fee to increase

    UNITED STATES
      19 Feb 18

  • 4th Circuit rules against latest travel ban

    UNITED STATES
      16 Feb 18

  • Senate vote signals end of DACA

    UNITED STATES
      15 Feb 18

  • California AG releases guidance to employers on Immigrant…

    UNITED STATES
      15 Feb 18

  • March Visa Bulletin: EB-2, EB-3 categories advance modestly

    UNITED STATES
      12 Feb 18

  • Spending agreement ends hours-long shutdown

    UNITED STATES
      9 Feb 18

  • PERM, prevailing wage determination processing updates

    UNITED STATES
      7 Feb 18

  • Trump signs memorandum to establish new vetting center

    UNITED STATES
      6 Feb 18

  • Compliance initiatives launched for travelers on Visa Waiver…

    UNITED STATES
      6 Feb 18

  • Temporary Protected Status extended for Syria

    UNITED STATES
      1 Feb 18

  • FAQ: How U.S. Companies Should Prepare for Possible…

    UNITED STATES
      30 Jan 18

  • H-1B cap season details confirmed

    UNITED STATES
      26 Jan 18

  • Trump offers protection for Dreamers in exchange for…

    UNITED STATES
      26 Jan 18

  • ‘I-Squared’ immigration bill re-introduced in the Senate

    UNITED STATES
      25 Jan 18

  • Path forward on legislative relief for Dreamers remains…

    UNITED STATES
      22 Jan 18

  • Supreme Court to decide travel ban legality

    UNITED STATES
      22 Jan 18

  • Senate votes to end shutdown

    UNITED STATES
      22 Jan 18

  • Some immigration functions suspended as government shuts down

    UNITED STATES
      20 Jan 18

  • Government on verge of shutdown that would impact…

    UNITED STATES
      19 Jan 18

  • TPS re-registration period set for Haiti

    UNITED STATES
      19 Jan 18

  • California bracing for major immigration sweep

    UNITED STATES
      18 Jan 18

  • TPS re-registration period set for Salvadorans

    UNITED STATES
      18 Jan 18

  • February Visa Bulletin update: Final Action Dates to…

    UNITED STATES
      17 Jan 18

  • High volume expected as employers gear up for…

    UNITED STATES
      17 Jan 18

  • February Visa Bulletin: EB-2, EB-3 categories advance

    UNITED STATES
      16 Jan 18

  • Government appeals DACA ruling, negotiations continue as budget…

    UNITED STATES
      16 Jan 18

  • Federal court halts termination of DACA program

    UNITED STATES
      10 Jan 18

  • ICE conducts massive immigration check at 7-Eleven stores

    UNITED STATES
      10 Jan 18

  • USCIS confirms it is not pursuing policy to…

    UNITED STATES
      9 Jan 18

  • States get extension to comply with REAL ID…

    UNITED STATES
      9 Jan 18

  • DHS to terminate Temporary Protected Status for El…

    EL SALVADOR, UNITED STATES
      8 Jan 18

  • PERM, PWD processing updates

    UNITED STATES
      3 Jan 18

  • Reports of changes to H-1B extensions in 2018

    UNITED STATES
      2 Jan 18

  • U.S., Turkey to resume regular visa issuance

    TURKEY, UNITED STATES
      29 Dec 17

  • DHS to begin process to terminate H-4 spousal…

    UNITED STATES
      26 Dec 17

  • Congress averts shutdown with short-term spending bill

    UNITED STATES
      22 Dec 17

  • Changes to F-1 OPT program appear likely in…

    UNITED STATES
      20 Dec 17

  • USCIS policy on TN classification of economists could…

    UNITED STATES
      19 Dec 17

  • TPS reregistration period set for Nicaragua, Honduras

    UNITED STATES
      19 Dec 17

  • January Visa Bulletin update: Final Action Dates to…

    UNITED STATES
      18 Dec 17

  • DHS to review visa-waiver countries

    UNITED STATES
      15 Dec 17

  • DHS moves to implement International Entrepreneur Rule while…

    UNITED STATES
      15 Dec 17

  • DHS plans sweeping changes to high-skilled immigration programs…

    UNITED STATES
      14 Dec 17

  • January Visa Bulletin: Modest advancement in EB-2, EB-3…

    UNITED STATES
      14 Dec 17

  • REAL ID Act may affect some US air…

    UNITED STATES
      14 Dec 17

  • Marijuana legalization and immigration: facts for foreign nationals

    UNITED STATES
      12 Dec 17

  • Congress averts shutdown with 2-week spending bill

    UNITED STATES
      8 Dec 17

  • Worldwide protests after US acknowledges Jerusalem as capital…

    UNITED STATES
      8 Dec 17

  • PERM, PWD processing updates

    UNITED STATES
      7 Dec 17

  • Turkish consulates in U.S. resume visa issuance, but…

    TURKEY, UNITED STATES
      7 Dec 17

  • Senate confirms new DHS secretary

    UNITED STATES
      6 Dec 17

  • Visa services at 3 Russian consulates to resume

    RUSSIAN FEDERATION, UNITED STATES
      6 Dec 17

  • Court vacates DHS rule delaying Obama-era immigrant entrepreneur…

    UNITED STATES
      5 Dec 17

  • Supreme Court allows travel ban to take effect

    UNITED STATES
      4 Dec 17

  • What a government shutdown under Trump would mean…

    UNITED STATES
      4 Dec 17

  • December Visa Bulletin update: Final Action Dates to…

    UNITED STATES
      22 Nov 17

  • Turkey limits sticker visas upon entry to US…

    TURKEY, UNITED STATES
      22 Nov 17

  • Trump administration moves to end Entrepreneur Rule

    UNITED STATES
      21 Nov 17

  • Temporary Protected Status to end for Haiti

    HAITI, UNITED STATES
      21 Nov 17

  • Decision on H-4 spousal work regulation expected soon

    UNITED STATES
      17 Nov 17

  • BAL joins coalition to support Dreamers legislation

    UNITED STATES
      17 Nov 17

  • USCIS will allow some DACA renewal applicants to…

    UNITED STATES
      17 Nov 17

  • PERM, prevailing wage determination processing updates

    UNITED STATES
      15 Nov 17

  • H-1B bill passes House Judiciary Committee

    UNITED STATES
      15 Nov 17

  • December Visa Bulletin: EB-2, EB-3 categories to advance…

    UNITED STATES
      13 Nov 17

  • Turkey restarts visa issuance, but only in limited…

    TURKEY, UNITED STATES
      10 Nov 17

  • Trump administration implements Cuba restrictions

    CUBA, UNITED STATES
      8 Nov 17

  • DHS to end TPS for Nicaragua, needs more…

    UNITED STATES
      7 Nov 17

  • U.S., Turkey resume nonimmigrant visa issuance

    TURKEY, UNITED STATES
      7 Nov 17

  • Trump calls for end to Diversity Visa Lottery

    UNITED STATES
      1 Nov 17

  • Trusted traveler programs expanded

    TAIWAN, UNITED STATES
      1 Nov 17

  • State Department adjusts Diversity Visa Lottery registration period

    UNITED STATES
      1 Nov 17

  • USCIS to streamline H-1B site visits in response…

    UNITED STATES
      26 Oct 17

  • Reversing longstanding policy, USCIS raises burden of proof…

    UNITED STATES
      24 Oct 17

  • ICE to quadruple workplace inspections

    UNITED STATES
      18 Oct 17

  • Second judge rules against letting travel restrictions take…

    UNITED STATES
      18 Oct 17

  • Judge orders halt to new travel restrictions

    UNITED STATES
      17 Oct 17

  • November Visa Bulletin update: Final Action Dates to…

    UNITED STATES
      16 Oct 17

  • November Visa Bulletin: Modest advancement in EB-2, EB-3…

    UNITED STATES
      12 Oct 17

  • Kirstjen Nielsen nominated to head DHS

    UNITED STATES
      12 Oct 17

  • Labor Department sets new employer questionnaire requirements for…

    UNITED STATES
      11 Oct 17

  • PERM, prevailing wage determination processing updates

    UNITED STATES
      11 Oct 17

  • BAL Analysis: White House immigration priorities — 5…

    UNITED STATES
      9 Oct 17

  • U.S., Turkey suspend visa issuance

    TURKEY, UNITED STATES
      9 Oct 17

  • Senate confirms Cissna nomination for USCIS

    UNITED STATES
      6 Oct 17

  • Premium processing resumes for all H-1B petitions

    UNITED STATES
      3 Oct 17

  • DACA deadline nears as work on legislation continues

    UNITED STATES
      3 Oct 17

  • Premium processing for all H-1Bs may resume by…

    UNITED STATES
      28 Sep 17

  • FAQ: H-1B cases and requests for evidence

    UNITED STATES
      28 Sep 17

  • Comparison of proposed bills to protect undocumented youth

    UNITED STATES
      27 Sep 17

  • Reports: DHS planning new travel restrictions on several…

    UNITED STATES
      22 Sep 17

  • DHS to terminate Temporary Protected Status for Sudan

    UNITED STATES
      22 Sep 17

  • Temporary protected status extended for South Sudan

    UNITED STATES
      21 Sep 17

  • USCIS offices close as Hurricane Maria moves across…

    UNITED STATES
      20 Sep 17

  • Premium processing of H-1B cap cases now available

    UNITED STATES
      18 Sep 17

  • October Visa Bulletin update: Final Action Dates to…

    UNITED STATES
      15 Sep 17

  • Uptick in advance parole denials requires additional planning…

    UNITED STATES
      15 Sep 17

  • Visa fraud presumption of willfulness broadened

    UNITED STATES
      15 Sep 17

  • Diversity Visa Lottery to begin accepting applicants Oct….

    UNITED STATES
      15 Sep 17

  • Student nonimmigrant intent to be scrutinized

    UNITED STATES
      14 Sep 17

  • DACA renewal deadline nears, legislative deal in the…

    UNITED STATES
      14 Sep 17

  • USCIS extends special measures to those hit by…

    UNITED STATES
      13 Sep 17

  • October Visa Bulletin: EB-1 China, India to become…

    UNITED STATES
      12 Sep 17

  • PERM, prevailing wage determination processing updates

    UNITED STATES
      12 Sep 17

  • USCIS offices close in parts of Florida as…

    UNITED STATES
      7 Sep 17

  • U.S. State Department renews travel alert for Europe

    EUROPEAN UNION, UNITED STATES
      6 Sep 17

  • Trump ends DACA program

    UNITED STATES
      5 Sep 17

  • US orders closures of Russian consulate in San…

    UNITED STATES
      31 Aug 17

  • Effects of Hurricane Harvey on USCIS offices, special…

    UNITED STATES
      31 Aug 17

  • White House weighs ending or limiting J-1 internship/trainee…

    UNITED STATES
      29 Aug 17

  • Employment-based green card applicants will be subject to…

    UNITED STATES
      28 Aug 17

  • USCIS increases scrutiny of H-1B petitions for entry-level…

    UNITED STATES
      28 Aug 17

  • NAFTA talks set to move forward after Trump…

    CANADA, MEXICO, UNITED STATES
      24 Aug 17

  • US Embassy, consulates in Russia to suspend nonimmigrant…

    UNITED STATES
      21 Aug 17

  • September Visa Bulletin update: Final Action Dates to…

    UNITED STATES
      11 Aug 17

  • Labor Department updates PERM processing times

    UNITED STATES
      11 Aug 17

  • September Visa Bulletin: Advancement across most EB-2, EB-3…

    UNITED STATES
      9 Aug 17

  • Labor Department updates prevailing wage processing times

    UNITED STATES
      8 Aug 17

  • Update: Visa delivery rules continue to change

    INDIA, UNITED STATES
      3 Aug 17

  • Trump supports Senate bill to reduce legal immigration…

    UNITED STATES
      2 Aug 17

  • Third-party visa pick-up to be restricted by new…

    INDIA, UNITED STATES
      28 Jul 17

  • Premium processing resumed for universities, research institutions

    UNITED STATES
      25 Jul 17

  • PERM, prevailing wage determination processing updates

    UNITED STATES
      24 Jul 17

  • USCIS completes return of unselected H-1B cap petitions

    UNITED STATES
      19 Jul 17

  • Supreme Court affirms travel ban exemptions for grandparents,…

    UNITED STATES
      19 Jul 17

  • Travel ban update: Court rules grandparents, other relatives…

    UNITED STATES
      14 Jul 17

  • USCIS to release new Form I-9 Monday, to…

    UNITED STATES
      14 Jul 17

  • August Visa Bulletin update: Final Action Dates to…

    UNITED STATES
      14 Jul 17

  • August Visa Bulletin: Priority cutoff dates imposed in…

    UNITED STATES
      11 Jul 17

  • Administration delays, signals intent to scrap Entrepreneur Rule

    UNITED STATES
      10 Jul 17

  • India added to Global Entry Program

    INDIA, UNITED STATES
      7 Jul 17

  • Trump administration considers moving visa issuance function to…

    UNITED STATES
      6 Jul 17

  • Limited travel restrictions set to take effect

    UNITED STATES
      29 Jun 17

  • FAQ: The Supreme Court and President Trump’s Executive…

    UNITED STATES
      28 Jun 17

  • Supreme Court leaves travel ban injunction in place…

    UNITED STATES
      26 Jun 17

  • Future of International Entrepreneur Rule remains uncertain

    UNITED STATES
      23 Jun 17

  • Executive Order drops Obama-era goal on expedited visa…

    UNITED STATES
      22 Jun 17

  • Trump orders new Cuba restrictions

    CUBA, UNITED STATES
      16 Jun 17

  • July Visa Bulletin update: Final Action Dates to…

    UNITED STATES
      15 Jun 17

  • Labor Department signals it will increase investigations, review…

    UNITED STATES
      13 Jun 17

  • 9th Circuit rules against Trump Executive Order

    UNITED STATES
      13 Jun 17

  • July Visa Bulletin: China EB-3 to retrogress, EB-2…

    UNITED STATES
      9 Jun 17

  • USCIS adopts ruling on H-1B advanced degrees

    UNITED STATES
      5 Jun 17

  • PERM, prevailing wage determination processing updates

    UNITED STATES
      5 Jun 17

  • State Department introduces ‘extreme vetting’ questions

    UNITED STATES
      2 Jun 17

  • Administration asks Supreme Court to review travel ruling

    UNITED STATES
      2 Jun 17

  • Entrepreneur rule sent to OMB for review, could…

    UNITED STATES
      1 Jun 17

  • Fourth Circuit upholds halt to Trump Executive Order

    UNITED STATES
      25 May 17

  • TPS extended for Haiti, with caveat

    HAITI, UNITED STATES
      25 May 17

  • Biometrics appointments booked up, delays possible

    UNITED KINGDOM, UNITED STATES
      24 May 17

  • June Visa Bulletin update: Final Action Dates to…

    UNITED STATES
      16 May 17

  • USCIS warns of new scam targeting immigrants

    UNITED STATES
      16 May 17

  • Photo requirements strictly enforced at Chinese consulates

    CHINA, UNITED STATES
      11 May 17

  • June Visa Bulletin: Cutoff priority dates announced for…

    UNITED STATES
      9 May 17

  • PERM, prevailing wage determination processing updates

    UNITED STATES
      8 May 17

  • EU will not impose visa requirement on U.S….

    EUROPEAN UNION, UNITED STATES
      5 May 17

  • Argentina added to Global Entry Program

    ARGENTINA, UNITED STATES
      5 May 17

  • State Department moves to implement ‘extreme vetting’ policies

    UNITED STATES
      4 May 17

  • USCIS announces completion of H-1B cap lottery, return…

    UNITED STATES
      3 May 17

  • State Department renews travel alert for Europe

    EUROPEAN UNION, UNITED STATES
      2 May 17

  • Employers encouraged to consider additional options after H-1B…

    UNITED STATES
      28 Apr 17

  • Analysis: Immigration impact of a U.S. withdrawal from…

    UNITED STATES
      26 Apr 17

  • Diversity Visa results available May 2

    UNITED STATES
      26 Apr 17

  • DHS warns of scam targeting immigrants

    UNITED STATES
      26 Apr 17

  • Court dismisses claims against STEM OPT regulation

    UNITED STATES
      20 Apr 17

  • May Visa Bulletin update: Final Action Dates to…

    UNITED STATES
      20 Apr 17

  • USCIS to adopt appellate ruling on EB-2 qualifications

    UNITED STATES
      19 Apr 17

  • Some premium processing fees returned; extent of delays…

    UNITED STATES
      19 Apr 17

  • Trump signs “Buy American, Hire American” executive order

    UNITED STATES
      18 Apr 17

  • H-1B petitions total 199,000, lottery completed

    UNITED STATES
      17 Apr 17

  • Appeals panel: L-1B employment contracts must meet federal,…

    UNITED STATES
      14 Apr 17

  • May Visa Bulletin: Modest advancement in most categories

    UNITED STATES
      11 Apr 17

  • PERM, prevailing wage determination processing updates

    UNITED STATES
      11 Apr 17

  • Analysis: H-1B anti-fraud initiatives

    UNITED STATES
      10 Apr 17

  • Analysis: Revised H-1B eligibility standards

    UNITED STATES
      10 Apr 17

  • Trump to nominate new USCIS director

    UNITED STATES
      10 Apr 17

  • H-1B cap filing closes as quotas are reached

    UNITED STATES
      7 Apr 17

  • VFS Global to assume responsibility for Dutch visa…

    NETHERLANDS, UNITED STATES
      6 Apr 17

  • USCIS announces measures to combat H-1B fraud and…

    UNITED STATES
      3 Apr 17

  • DHS considering revision to H-4 regulation

    UNITED STATES
      3 Apr 17

  • H-1B cap filing opens; petitions expected to exceed…

    UNITED STATES
      3 Apr 17

  • USCIS issues policy narrowing H-1B eligibility for computer…

    UNITED STATES
      3 Apr 17

  • Litigation challenging STEM OPT regulation moves forward

    UNITED STATES
      30 Mar 17

  • Latest developments for H-4 spousal work regulation

    UNITED STATES
      30 Mar 17

  • State Department directs increased security measures to implement…

    UNITED STATES
      23 Mar 17

  • U.S., U.K. announce restrictions on laptops, other devises…

    UNITED KINGDOM, UNITED STATES
      21 Mar 17

  • Trump administration to appeal ruling on revised Executive…

    UNITED STATES
      17 Mar 17

  • April Visa Bulletin update: Final Action Dates to…

    UNITED STATES
      17 Mar 17

  • Judge orders stop to Executive Order on travel

    UNITED STATES
      15 Mar 17

  • Executive Order set to take effect as courts…

    UNITED STATES
      15 Mar 17

  • USCIS offices closed, flights canceled due to storm

    UNITED STATES
      14 Mar 17

  • As government steps up enforcement, carrying proper documents…

    UNITED STATES
      13 Mar 17

  • April Visa Bulletin: Significant advancement for China and…

    UNITED STATES
      9 Mar 17

  • Hawaii sues to stop implementation of revised Executive…

    UNITED STATES
      8 Mar 17

  • PERM, prevailing wage determination processing updates

    UNITED STATES
      8 Mar 17

  • Suspension of premium processing could cause disruption for…

    UNITED STATES
      7 Mar 17

  • Update: FAQ on suspension of H-1B Premium Processing

    UNITED STATES
      6 Mar 17

  • Trump signs revised travel ban

    UNITED STATES
      6 Mar 17

  • USCIS to suspend H-1B premium processing beginning April…

    UNITED STATES
      3 Mar 17

  • European Parliament urges visa requirement for U.S. travelers

    EUROPEAN UNION, UNITED STATES
      2 Mar 17

  • UK’s Super Priority visa service expanded to additional…

    UNITED KINGDOM, UNITED STATES
      27 Feb 17

  • Trump to issue new Executive Order

    UNITED STATES
      17 Feb 17

  • March Visa Bulletin update: Final Action Dates to…

    UNITED STATES
      15 Feb 17

  • Ninth Circuit upholds pause on Trump executive order

    UNITED STATES
      9 Feb 17

  • Sessions sworn in as attorney general

    UNITED STATES
      9 Feb 17

  • Offices closed, flights canceled due to storm

    UNITED STATES
      9 Feb 17

  • March Visa Bulletin: Modest advancement for China and…

    UNITED STATES
      8 Feb 17

  • Ninth Circuit panel hears arguments on travel ban

    UNITED STATES
      7 Feb 17

  • State Department reinstates canceled visas following court order

    UNITED STATES
      4 Feb 17

  • Judge orders nationwide restraining order against Trump travel…

    UNITED STATES
      3 Feb 17

  • PERM, prevailing wage determination processing updates

    UNITED STATES
      2 Feb 17

  • CBP clarification could benefit dual nationals subject to…

    UNITED STATES
      31 Jan 17

  • Trump moves toward signing Executive Order on high-skilled…

    UNITED STATES
      31 Jan 17

  • DHS to exempt lawful permanent residents from Trump…

    UNITED STATES
      29 Jan 17

  • Executive Order to ban nationals of seven countries…

    UNITED STATES
      27 Jan 17

  • Trump Executive Order Suspending Visa Interview Waiver Program

    UNITED STATES
      27 Jan 17

  • Trump Executive Order Banning Nationals of Seven Countries

    UNITED STATES
      27 Jan 17

  • Trump signs executive orders on border wall, sanctuary…

    UNITED STATES
      25 Jan 17

  • February Visa Bulletin update: Final Action Dates to…

    UNITED STATES
      25 Jan 17

  • Trump assumes the presidency

    UNITED STATES
      20 Jan 17

  • PERM, prevailing wage determination processing updates

    UNITED STATES
      20 Jan 17

  • Employers must use new Form I-9 starting Jan….

    UNITED STATES
      19 Jan 17

  • DOJ finalizes anti-discrimination immigration regulation

    UNITED STATES
      18 Jan 17

  • DHS releases final International Entrepreneur Rule

    UNITED STATES
      13 Jan 17

  • Obama announces end to visa-free residency for Cubans

    CUBA, UNITED STATES
      13 Jan 17

  • February Visa Bulletin: India EB-2, EB-3 categories to…

    UNITED STATES
      10 Jan 17

  • Final hurdle cleared for reciprocal investor visa programs

    ISRAEL, UNITED STATES
      9 Jan 17

  • Temporary protected status extended for Yemen

    UNITED STATES
      4 Jan 17

  • USCIS will accept most old immigration forms through…

    UNITED STATES
      29 Dec 16

  • New national interest standard adopted for waiving EB-2…

    UNITED STATES
      29 Dec 16

  • USCIS releases new versions of immigration forms

    UNITED STATES
      23 Dec 16

  • Final rule eliminates special registration program for certain…

    UNITED STATES
      23 Dec 16

  • January Visa Bulletin Update: Final Action Dates to…

    UNITED STATES
      21 Dec 16

  • Employers should begin planning for H-1B cap season

    UNITED STATES
      20 Dec 16

  • Higher filing fees take effect Dec. 23

    UNITED STATES
      15 Dec 16

  • Immigration programs extended through April 28

    UNITED STATES
      14 Dec 16

  • January Visa Bulletin: India EB-2 and China EB-2,…

    UNITED STATES
      12 Dec 16

  • Bipartisan bill proposes to give Dreamers 3-year protected…

    UNITED STATES
      12 Dec 16

  • Fake U.S. Embassy shut down after 10 years

    GHANA, UNITED STATES
      12 Dec 16

  • Trump picks DHS secretary

    UNITED STATES
      8 Dec 16

  • PERM, prevailing wage determination processing updates

    UNITED STATES
      8 Dec 16

  • In-Depth: Job portability regulation for high-skilled foreign workers

    UNITED STATES
      29 Nov 16

  • State Department issues travel alert for Europe

    EUROPEAN UNION, UNITED STATES
      23 Nov 16

  • Regulation on improving job portability for high-skilled foreign…

    UNITED STATES
      17 Nov 16

  • German Consulate in Los Angeles to close temporarily

    GERMANY, UNITED STATES
      16 Nov 16

  • USCIS publishes new Form I-9 effective in January

    UNITED STATES
      14 Nov 16

  • December Visa Bulletin update: Dates for Filing chart…

    UNITED STATES
      14 Nov 16

  • The U.S. election and high-skilled immigration reform

    UNITED STATES
      9 Nov 16

  • December Visa Bulletin: India EB-2 and China EB-2,…

    UNITED STATES
      9 Nov 16

  • Labor Department taking longer to process private survey…

    UNITED STATES
      7 Nov 16

  • Program for Chinese travelers now accepting enrollments

    CHINA, UNITED STATES
      4 Nov 16

  • Land travelers may apply online for provisional I-94…

    UNITED STATES
      28 Oct 16

  • Regulation improving job portability for high-skilled foreign workers…

    UNITED STATES
      26 Oct 16

  • Temporary Protected Status extended for Nepalese nationals

    UNITED STATES
      26 Oct 16

  • California employers face new penalties for I-9 violations

    UNITED STATES
      25 Oct 16

  • Immigration fees set to increase

    UNITED STATES
      24 Oct 16

  • Visa appointment wait times improving with end of…

    INDIA, UNITED STATES
      24 Oct 16

  • EVUS requirement to take effect for Chinese travelers…

    UNITED STATES
      20 Oct 16

  • Diversity Visa lottery application period closes Nov. 7

    UNITED STATES
      19 Oct 16

  • Court dismisses lawsuit challenging H-4 work authorization

    UNITED STATES
      19 Oct 16

  • BAL submits formal comments on International Entrepreneur Rule

    UNITED STATES
      18 Oct 16

  • November Visa Bulletin update: Dates for Filing will…

    UNITED STATES
      15 Oct 16

  • Labor Department updates prevailing wage processing times

    UNITED STATES
      14 Oct 16

  • November Visa Bulletin: Advancements in India EB-2, China…

    UNITED STATES
      13 Oct 16

  • Labor Department updates PERM processing times

    UNITED STATES
      7 Oct 16

  • Hurricane closes USCIS offices in Florida, South Carolina

    UNITED STATES
      6 Oct 16

  • Diversity Visa Lottery opens for applications

    UNITED STATES
      4 Oct 16

  • Supreme Court declines to rehear immigration case

    UNITED STATES
      4 Oct 16

  • Immigration programs extended through Dec. 9

    UNITED STATES
      29 Sep 16

  • Congress expected to approve short-term spending bill

    UNITED STATES
      28 Sep 16

  • State Department issues security message on possible attacks

    TURKEY, UNITED STATES
      26 Sep 16

  • Temporary Protected Status extended for Guinea, Liberia, Sierra…

    UNITED STATES
      23 Sep 16

  • Payroll withholding required for new H-1B employees

    UNITED STATES
      22 Sep 16

  • October Visa Bulletin update: Dates for Filing will…

    UNITED STATES
      21 Sep 16

  • Diversity Visa Lottery to begin accepting applicants Oct….

    UNITED STATES
      19 Sep 16

  • Four immigration programs up for Congressional reauthorization

    UNITED STATES
      19 Sep 16

  • Vietnam begins issuing 1-year visas to US travelers

    UNITED STATES, VIET NAM
      15 Sep 16

  • PERM, prevailing wage determination processing updates

    UNITED STATES
      9 Sep 16

  • October Visa Bulletin: Significant advancements across categories as…

    UNITED STATES
      8 Sep 16

  • Reciprocity fee eliminated for US citizens

    ARGENTINA, UNITED STATES
      2 Sep 16

  • Delays anticipated during Labor Day weekend

    CANADA, UNITED STATES
      29 Aug 16

  • USCIS proposes new rule on parole for foreign…

    UNITED STATES
      26 Aug 16

  • Immigration relief available for Louisiana flood victims

    UNITED STATES
      19 Aug 16

  • Mandatory e-filing of dependent renewals now enforced in…

    UNITED ARAB EMIRATES, UNITED STATES
      18 Aug 16

  • September Visa Bulletin: India EB-2 and EB-3 to…

    UNITED STATES
      8 Aug 16

  • Pilot program aims to streamline US applications

    UNITED KINGDOM, UNITED STATES
      5 Aug 16

  • Zika travel advisory issued for area in Florida

    UNITED STATES
      2 Aug 16

  • Temporary Protected Status extended for Syria

    SYRIAN ARAB REPUBLIC, UNITED STATES
      1 Aug 16

  • Deadline for 7-month STEM OPT extension is Aug….

    UNITED STATES
      1 Aug 16

  • New penalties for illegal employment, other violations to…

    UNITED STATES
      29 Jul 16

  • UK citizens may enroll in Global Entry at…

    UNITED KINGDOM, UNITED STATES
      28 Jul 16

  • Colombia added to Global Entry Program

    COLOMBIA, UNITED STATES
      27 Jul 16

  • US nationals exempt from insurance requirement

    SAUDI ARABIA, UNITED STATES
      21 Jul 16

  • Administration asks Supreme Court to rehear immigration case

    UNITED STATES
      19 Jul 16

  • U.S. warns of travel to Turkey after failed…

    TURKEY, UNITED STATES
      18 Jul 16

  • Vigilance urged as France may move to bolster…

    FRANCE, UNITED STATES
      15 Jul 16

  • Streamlined visa application system launches in US

    UNITED KINGDOM, UNITED STATES
      14 Jul 16

  • Visa-waiver reciprocity deadline nears

    CANADA, EUROPEAN UNION, UNITED STATES
      11 Jul 16

  • August Visa Bulletin: Cutoff priority dates announced for…

    UNITED STATES
      11 Jul 16

  • Temporary Protected Status extended for El Salvador

    UNITED STATES
      8 Jul 16

  • USCIS completes return of unselected H-1B cap petitions

    UNITED STATES
      8 Jul 16

  • Bilateral ‘Trusted Traveler’ program launched

    SINGAPORE, UNITED STATES
      29 Jun 16

  • Supreme Court upholds ruling against Obama immigration plan

    UNITED STATES
      23 Jun 16

  • Colorado repeals state employment verification law

    UNITED STATES
      16 Jun 16

  • July Visa Bulletin Update: Final Action Dates to…

    UNITED STATES
      13 Jun 16

  • July Visa Bulletin: Modest advancements in most EB-3…

    UNITED STATES
      8 Jun 16

  • H1-B visa fraud case is compliance reminder

    UNITED STATES
      7 Jun 16

  • Class action lawsuit challenges H-1B selection process

    UNITED STATES
      6 Jun 16

  • State Department issues travel alert for Europe

    UNITED STATES
      1 Jun 16

  • State Department offering second passports with longer validity

    UNITED STATES
      31 May 16

  • AILA seeks increased transparency in H-1B lottery

    UNITED STATES
      27 May 16

  • U.S. Embassy suspends business visa processing

    UNITED STATES, VENEZUELA
      25 May 16

  • Tennessee adopts mandatory E-Verify law

    UNITED STATES
      23 May 16

  • June Visa Bulletin Update: Final Action Dates to…

    UNITED STATES
      18 May 16

  • Visa Waiver Program travelers reminded to hold e-passports

    UNITED STATES
      18 May 16

  • Court dismisses lawsuit over Visa Bulletin

    UNITED STATES
      17 May 16

  • Temporary Protected Status extended for Honduras, Nicaragua

    UNITED STATES
      16 May 16

  • Court dismisses tech union’s challenge to STEM OPT…

    UNITED STATES
      13 May 16

  • June Visa Bulletin: India EB-2, China EB-2, EB-3…

    UNITED STATES
      6 May 16

  • ESTA validity for Greek citizens reduced to 1…

    UNITED STATES
      5 May 16

  • USCIS proposes immigration fee increases

    UNITED STATES
      4 May 16

  • STEM OPT regulation to take effect May 10

    UNITED STATES
      2 May 16

  • USCIS completes data entry of H-1B cap petitions

    UNITED STATES
      2 May 16

  • Diversity Visa lottery results available May 3

    UNITED STATES
      28 Apr 16

  • State Department grants consular officials visa revocation authority…

    UNITED STATES
      26 Apr 16

  • H-1B cap premium processing to begin May 12

    UNITED STATES
      22 Apr 16

  • Supreme Court hears oral arguments on Obama immigration…

    UNITED STATES
      20 Apr 16

  • May Visa Bulletin Update: Final Action Dates to…

    UNITED STATES
      19 Apr 16

  • U.S. Consulate in Toronto to limit third-country nationals’…

    UNITED STATES
      19 Apr 16

  • Employers encouraged to consider additional options after H-1B…

    UNITED STATES
      18 Apr 16

  • USCIS Houston office closed due to flooding

    UNITED STATES
      18 Apr 16

  • May Visa Bulletin: EB-3 Philippines to advance 3…

    UNITED STATES
      12 Apr 16

  • USCIS: H-1B petitions top 236,000, lottery completed

    UNITED STATES
      12 Apr 16

  • H-1B cap filing period closes; USCIS to conduct…

    UNITED STATES
      7 Apr 16

  • New visa and immigration fee schedule proposed

    UNITED STATES
      6 Apr 16

  • H-1B cap filing opens; USCIS expects petitions to…

    UNITED STATES
      1 Apr 16

  • Current I-9 Form to be effective beyond March…

    UNITED STATES
      31 Mar 16

  • USCIS casework transfer to affect some H-1B and…

    UNITED STATES
      30 Mar 16

  • Visa Waiver Program e-passport requirement takes effect April…

    UNITED STATES
      28 Mar 16

  • Final guidance released on job portability during green…

    UNITED STATES
      21 Mar 16

  • Electronic passports required for Visa Waiver Program travelers

    UNITED STATES
      17 Mar 16

  • Electronic system announced for Chinese nationals holding 10-year…

    CHINA, UNITED STATES
      17 Mar 16

  • H-1B cap premium processing schedule announced

    UNITED STATES
      16 Mar 16

  • April Visa Bulletin Update: Final Action Dates to…

    UNITED STATES
      14 Mar 16

  • April Visa Bulletin: EB-3 China to advance by…

    UNITED STATES
      9 Mar 16

  • DHS releases final STEM OPT regulation

    UNITED STATES
      9 Mar 16

  • State Department issues updated travel caution

    UNITED STATES
      7 Mar 16

  • India challenges H-1B, L-1 visa fees in trade…

    UNITED STATES
      4 Mar 16

  • DHS to launch fast-track program for employers

    UNITED STATES
      3 Mar 16

  • 2 bills introduced to restrict H-1B visas

    UNITED STATES
      29 Feb 16

  • DHS expands Visa Waiver Program restrictions to 3…

    UNITED STATES
      19 Feb 16

  • Rule to benefit E-3, H-1B1, CW-1 workers takes…

    UNITED STATES
      16 Feb 16

  • H-1B extension applications experiencing delays

    UNITED STATES
      15 Feb 16

  • March Visa Bulletin Update: Final Action Dates to…

    UNITED STATES
      11 Feb 16

  • STEM OPT rule under final review

    UNITED STATES
      9 Feb 16

  • March Visa Bulletin: EB-3 China and EB-2 China…

    UNITED STATES
      8 Feb 16

  • Travelers advised over Zika virus

    UNITED STATES
      4 Feb 16

  • Labor Department: iCERT technical issues causing delays

    UNITED STATES
      29 Jan 16

  • DHS to provide full report on Visa Waiver…

    UNITED STATES
      29 Jan 16

  • Officials urge Americans with expiring passports to ‘Apply…

    UNITED STATES
      27 Jan 16

  • Prevailing wage determinations taking longer than normal

    UNITED STATES
      26 Jan 16

  • Delays expected due to blizzard

    UNITED STATES
      25 Jan 16

  • Judge grants DHS additional time to finalize STEM…

    UNITED STATES
      25 Jan 16

  • USCIS draft policy memo would give O-1 visa…

    UNITED STATES
      22 Jan 16

  • DHS grants extension on REAL ID act

    UNITED STATES
      22 Jan 16

  • Visa Waiver Program restrictions take effect

    UNITED STATES
      22 Jan 16

  • Offices closed, flights canceled due to storm

    UNITED STATES
      22 Jan 16

  • Court to hear oral arguments in OPT lawsuit

    UNITED STATES
      20 Jan 16

  • Supreme Court to review Obama immigration overhaul

    UNITED STATES
      19 Jan 16

  • February Visa Bulletin update: Final Action Dates to…

    UNITED STATES
      14 Jan 16

  • Final rule to benefit H-1B1, E-3, and CW-1…

    UNITED STATES
      14 Jan 16

  • WashTech opposes DHS’s request for additional time to…

    UNITED STATES
      11 Jan 16

  • Brazilian Consulate in New York to scratch scheduled…

    BRAZIL, UNITED STATES
      8 Jan 16

  • February Visa Bulletin: India EB-2 final action dates…

    UNITED STATES
      8 Jan 16

  • DHS moves toward final phase of REAL ID…

    UNITED STATES
      7 Jan 16

  • The year ahead: Immigration trends to look for…

    AUSTRALIA, BRAZIL, CANADA, SWITZERLAND, CHINA, EUROPEAN UNION, UNITED KINGDOM, GLOBAL, SINGAPORE, UNITED STATES, SOUTH AFRICA
      6 Jan 16

  • Agencies release joint guidance on internal I-9 audits

    UNITED STATES
      31 Dec 15

  • DHS proposes regulation implementing AC21

    UNITED STATES
      30 Dec 15

  • DOJ letter addresses citizenship discrimination

    UNITED STATES
      29 Dec 15

  • USCIS signals expansion of employment authorization to certain…

    UNITED STATES
      29 Dec 15

  • DHS seeks additional time to finalize OPT regulation

    UNITED STATES
      24 Dec 15

  • Analysis: New rules set for Visa Waiver Program

    UNITED STATES
      21 Dec 15

  • H-1B cap season begins April 1

    UNITED STATES
      18 Dec 15

  • Congress approves spending bill containing key immigration provisions

    UNITED STATES
      18 Dec 15

  • Senate bill would overhaul H-1B visas, eliminate OPT

    UNITED STATES
      16 Dec 15

  • House to vote on appropriations bill affecting several…

    UNITED STATES
      16 Dec 15

  • California E-Verify law takes effect Jan. 1

    UNITED STATES
      14 Dec 15

  • L-1B denial rate remains high

    UNITED STATES
      14 Dec 15

  • Senate bill would lower H-1B cap

    UNITED STATES
      11 Dec 15

  • Deadline nears for employers to preserve old E-Verify…

    UNITED STATES
      11 Dec 15

  • USCIS: Final Action Dates to control January filing…

    UNITED STATES
      11 Dec 15

  • January Visa Bulletin: India EB-2 Final Action Dates…

    UNITED STATES
      9 Dec 15

  • House passes bill restricting Visa Waiver Program

    UNITED STATES
      8 Dec 15

  • Global Entry program opens to UK citizens

    UNITED KINGDOM, UNITED STATES
      3 Dec 15

  • Proposed Senate bill would tighten Visa Waiver Program

    UNITED STATES
      2 Dec 15

  • Changes to Visa Waiver Program announced

    UNITED STATES
      1 Dec 15

  • USCIS issues draft guidance on green card applicants…

    UNITED STATES
      24 Nov 15

  • Obama Administration asks Supreme Court to review executive…

    UNITED STATES
      20 Nov 15

  • Government offices to close for Thanksgiving holiday

    UNITED STATES
      20 Nov 15

  • Option to add passport pages to be eliminated…

    UNITED STATES
      20 Nov 15

  • USCIS: Final Action Dates to control December filing…

    UNITED STATES
      13 Nov 15

  • Senate bill would restrict H-1B and L-1 visas

    UNITED STATES
      11 Nov 15

  • 5th Circuit blocks Obama’s immigration plan

    UNITED STATES
      10 Nov 15

  • December Visa Bulletin: India EB-2 to advance, no…

    UNITED STATES
      9 Nov 15

  • Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement released

    GLOBAL, UNITED STATES
      5 Nov 15

  • UK citizens to be eligible for Global Entry…

    UNITED KINGDOM, UNITED STATES
      3 Nov 15

  • Update on F-1 OPT regulation and litigation

    UNITED STATES
      3 Nov 15

  • Diversity Lottery registration closes Nov. 3

    UNITED STATES
      27 Oct 15

  • DHS releases proposed STEM extension form

    UNITED STATES
      20 Oct 15

  • Travelers encouraged to plan now for upcoming holiday…

    UNITED STATES
      19 Oct 15

  • DHS proposes rule expanding Optional Practical Training for…

    UNITED STATES
      16 Oct 15

  • USCIS: Dates for Filing to be confirmed one…

    UNITED STATES
      15 Oct 15

  • US Global Entry interviews available at several locations…

    GERMANY, UNITED STATES
      14 Oct 15

  • November Visa Bulletin: Final Action Dates to advance…

    UNITED STATES
      9 Oct 15

  • Court denies temporary restraining order in Visa Bulletin…

    UNITED STATES
      7 Oct 15

  • Expanded OPT rules under review

    UNITED STATES
      6 Oct 15

  • Consular services at US embassies and consulates unavailable…

    GLOBAL, UNITED STATES
      2 Oct 15

  • Diversity Visa Lottery begins accepting applicants

    UNITED STATES
      30 Sep 15

  • Congress avoids shutdown

    UNITED STATES
      30 Sep 15

  • Lawsuit filed over revised October Visa Bulletin

    UNITED STATES
      29 Sep 15

  • As the Department of Homeland Security drafts new…

    UNITED STATES
      25 Sep 15

  • Revised October Visa Bulletin: Adjustment of Status filing…

    UNITED STATES
      25 Sep 15

  • USCIS to suspend employment-based adjustment of status processing…

    UNITED STATES
      24 Sep 15

  • Possible federal government shutdown looms

    UNITED STATES
      24 Sep 15

  • Payroll withholding required for new H-1B employees

    UNITED STATES
      22 Sep 15

  • Changes adopted to alleviate Tier 2 allocations

    UNITED KINGDOM
      21 Sep 15

  • Computer glitch affecting PERM processing

    UNITED STATES
      15 Sep 15

  • Mexico moves to streamline border crossings

    MEXICO, UNITED STATES
      11 Sep 15

  • Congress set to reauthorize several immigration programs this…

    UNITED STATES
      9 Sep 15

  • October Visa Bulletin: Revised visa bulletin introduced, creating…

    UNITED STATES
      9 Sep 15

  • Employment authorization and resident cards backlogged

    UNITED STATES
      27 Aug 15

  • Increased delays anticipated during Labor Day weekend

    CANADA, UNITED STATES
      24 Aug 15

  • Issuance of E-3 visas on the rise

    AUSTRALIA, UNITED STATES
      20 Aug 15

  • USCIS issues final L-1B policy guidance

    UNITED STATES
      18 Aug 15

  • FBI clearances delayed by technical problems

    UNITED STATES
      17 Aug 15

  • Court grants USCIS time to reissue OPT STEM…

    UNITED STATES
      13 Aug 15

  • September Visa Bulletin: EB-2 China, India to retrogress…

    UNITED STATES
      12 Aug 15

  • BALCA clarifies job ad requirements

    UNITED STATES
      11 Aug 15

  • U.S. Consulate in Istanbul closed following gun attack

    TURKEY, UNITED STATES
      10 Aug 15

  • Indian consulate drops bank-statement requirement for most business…

    INDIA, UNITED STATES
      10 Aug 15

  • Stricter rules announced for Visa Waiver Program

    UNITED STATES
      7 Aug 15

  • State Department postpones system maintenance affecting consular services

    UNITED STATES
      7 Aug 15

  • Visa appointments canceled due to system maintenance

    UNITED STATES
      5 Aug 15

  • Obama announces new US-Kenya visa policy

    KENYA, UNITED STATES
      31 Jul 15

  • USCIS recalls some DACA 3-year work permits

    UNITED STATES
      28 Jul 15

  • CIS Ombudsman annual review finds that RFE rates…

    UNITED STATES
      21 Jul 15

  • USCIS issues final guidance regarding Simeio Solutions decision

    UNITED STATES
      21 Jul 15

  • Green cards may be issued without signatures

    UNITED STATES
      20 Jul 15

  • US, Cuba open embassies

    UNITED STATES
      20 Jul 15

  • USCIS returns unselected H-1B cap petitions

    UNITED STATES
      15 Jul 15

  • White House recommends improvements to legal immigration system

    UNITED STATES
      15 Jul 15

  • Indian consulate adds new documentation requirements for business…

    INDIA, UNITED STATES
      13 Jul 15

  • Premium processing of H-1B extensions resumes

    UNITED STATES
      13 Jul 15

  • August Visa Bulletin: EB-3 category: China to retrogress…

    UNITED STATES
      10 Jul 15

  • US, Cuba to reopen embassies this summer

    UNITED STATES
      1 Jul 15

  • State Department expects visa backlog to be cleared…

    UNITED STATES
      26 Jun 15

  • State Department visa glitch could be fully resolved…

    UNITED STATES
      24 Jun 15

  • Some progress made on State Department visa problems

    UNITED STATES
      23 Jun 15

  • Sixth state joins federal RIDE program enhancing I-9…

    UNITED STATES
      17 Jun 15

  • Visa problems expected to extend into next week

    UNITED STATES
      17 Jun 15

  • Technical problems plague overseas visa, passport issuance

    UNITED STATES
      15 Jun 15

  • Supreme Court upholds visa denial in widely followed…

    UNITED STATES
      15 Jun 15

  • Delays reported at Afghan consulates in US

    AFGHANISTAN, UNITED STATES
      11 Jun 15

  • July Visa Bulletin: EB-3 Philippines unavailable, EB-2 China…

    UNITED STATES
      10 Jun 15

  • DHS releases additional details on proposed OPT program…

    UNITED STATES
      9 Jun 15

  • DHS issues final rule on Visa Waiver Program

    UNITED STATES
      8 Jun 15

  • DHS looks to expand airport passenger pre-clearance in…

    GLOBAL, UNITED STATES
      4 Jun 15

  • BALCA: Employer not required to specify why it…

    UNITED STATES
      2 Jun 15

  • Lawsuit claims USCIS unlawfully delays employment authorization for…

    UNITED STATES
      27 May 15

  • State Department plans to eliminate option to add…

    UNITED STATES
      27 May 15

  • New report outlines recent progress on streamlining US-Canada…

    UNITED STATES
      26 May 15

  • Implementation of H-4 EAD regulation begins after government…

    UNITED STATES
      26 May 15

  • Court refuses to lift hold on Obama’s immigration…

    UNITED STATES
      26 May 15

  • Federal judge to rule on motion to halt…

    UNITED STATES
      22 May 15

  • USCIS releases new Form I-765 for H-4 employment…

    UNITED STATES
      22 May 15

  • USCIS confirms employers must file amended H-1B petitions…

    UNITED STATES
      22 May 15

  • USCIS to begin accepting H-4 work authorization applications…

    UNITED STATES
      20 May 15

  • USCIS to suspend premium processing of H-1B extensions…

    UNITED STATES
      19 May 15

  • DHS files response to lawsuit challenging H-4 spousal…

    UNITED STATES
      13 May 15

  • June Visa Bulletin: EB-2 China and India continue…

    UNITED STATES
      11 May 15

  • Diversity lottery winners to be announced Tuesday

    UNITED STATES
      4 May 15

  • USCIS completes data entry, will begin returning unselected…

    UNITED STATES
      4 May 15

  • Bill to make E-Verify mandatory introduced in Senate

    UNITED STATES
      1 May 15

  • House bill would exempt STEM Ph.D.s from H-1B…

    UNITED STATES
      1 May 15

  • Bill would allow E-2 treaty investors to become…

    UNITED STATES
      27 Apr 15

  • Lawsuit seeks to block H-4 spousal work rule

    UNITED STATES
      27 Apr 15

  • At H-1B season’s close, employers begin weighing alternatives

    UNITED STATES
      15 Apr 15

  • Analysis: USCIS issues binding guidance on location changes,…

    UNITED STATES
      15 Apr 15

  • H-1B cap premium processing to begin April 27

    UNITED STATES
      14 Apr 15

  • May Visa Bulletin: EB-2 China and India to…

    UNITED STATES
      13 Apr 15

  • USCIS: H-1B petitions approached 233,000, lottery completed

    UNITED STATES
      13 Apr 15

  • AAO clarifies definition of “doing business” for multinational…

    UNITED STATES
      10 Apr 15

  • Employer must file new or amended H-1B petition…

    UNITED STATES
      9 Apr 15

  • Congressional action uncertain as another H-1B cap filing…

    UNITED STATES
      7 Apr 15

  • H-1B cap filing period closes; lottery announced

    UNITED STATES
      7 Apr 15

  • H-1B cap filing opens: What happens next

    UNITED STATES
      1 Apr 15

  • Two bills introduced to alter Visa Waiver Program

    UNITED STATES
      31 Mar 15

  • Report Finds US Falling Behind in Skilled Immigration

    UNITED STATES
      27 Mar 15

  • Analysis of L-1B policy guidance

    UNITED STATES
      26 Mar 15

  • L-1B guidance released today

    UNITED STATES
      24 Mar 15

  • L-1B guidance expected soon

    UNITED STATES
      23 Mar 15

  • Senate committee airs differences over high-skilled immigration

    UNITED STATES
      20 Mar 15

  • New report shows L-1 denial rates increasing

    UNITED STATES
      18 Mar 15

  • US Embassy closed indefinitely amid security concerns

    SAUDI ARABIA, UNITED STATES
      18 Mar 15

  • USCIS announces H-1B cap premium processing to begin…

    UNITED STATES
      12 Mar 15

  • April 2015 Visa Bulletin: Retrogression for EB-3 China;…

    UNITED STATES
      11 Mar 15

  • U.S. Mission to India to retire Business Executive…

    UNITED STATES
      9 Mar 15

  • American travelers no longer visa-exempt

    UNITED STATES, VENEZUELA
      4 Mar 15

  • Obama signs DHS funding bill

    UNITED STATES
      4 Mar 15

  • Mandatory E-Verify legislation passes House Judiciary Committee

    UNITED STATES
      4 Mar 15

  • House measure funds DHS for another week

    UNITED STATES
      2 Mar 15

  • DHS faces possible shutdown

    UNITED STATES
      27 Feb 15

  • Court reverses USCIS interpretation of H-1B ‘specialty occupation’

    UNITED STATES
      24 Feb 15

  • Supreme Court hears arguments in visa-denial case

    UNITED STATES
      24 Feb 15

  • Employer liable in $14 million jury award to…

    UNITED STATES
      24 Feb 15

  • DHS issues final rule allowing H-4 dependent spouses…

    UNITED STATES
      24 Feb 15

  • California issued 59,000 driver’s licenses to undocumented immigrants…

    UNITED STATES
      19 Feb 15

  • Final rule on H-4 spousal work authorization expected…

    UNITED STATES
      18 Feb 15

  • Winter storm closes USCIS offices in southeastern states

    UNITED STATES
      17 Feb 15

  • Judge halts key part of Obama immigration plan

    UNITED STATES
      17 Feb 15

  • State Department provides EB-3 and EB-2 priority-date outlook…

    UNITED STATES
      16 Feb 15

  • March 2015 Visa Bulletin: Noteworthy advancement in EB-3…

    UNITED STATES
      9 Feb 15

  • H-2B cap reached for first half of fiscal…

    UNITED STATES
      3 Feb 15

  • US consulates in Canada to limit visa appointments

    UNITED STATES
      28 Jan 15

  • Storm halts USCIS services across parts of Northeast

    UNITED STATES
      27 Jan 15

  • Immigration opponent to take key immigration leadership role

    UNITED STATES
      23 Jan 15

  • Administration moves to re-establish relations with Cuba, ease…

    UNITED STATES
      22 Jan 15

  • DHS spending bill clears the House – what’s…

    UNITED STATES
      22 Jan 15

  • US and German citizens eligible for streamlined travel…

    GERMANY, UNITED STATES
      15 Jan 15

  • DHS plans program for trusted employers, beginning with…

    UNITED STATES
      15 Jan 15

  • Senate bill would increase numbers of high-skilled immigrants

    UNITED STATES
      13 Jan 15

  • House bill would remove per-country caps on employment-based…

    UNITED STATES
      12 Jan 15

  • February 2015 Visa Bulletin: Significant advancement in EB-3…

    UNITED STATES
      9 Jan 15

  • 6 countries added to H2-A, H2-B programs

    UNITED STATES
      8 Jan 15

  • Obama administration requests stakeholder recommendations on immigration improvements

    UNITED STATES
      6 Jan 15

  • Employers urged to start preparing for record H-1B…

    UNITED STATES
      30 Dec 14

  • GOP Senate committee seats to influence immigration initiatives…

    UNITED STATES
      24 Dec 14

  • Employers must take action to preserve old E-Verify…

    UNITED STATES
      22 Dec 14

  • Sarah Saldaña confirmed as next ICE director

    UNITED STATES
      19 Dec 14

  • US immigrant visas dropped in 2014

    UNITED STATES
      12 Dec 14

  • January 2015 Visa Bulletin: EB-3 dates advance significantly…

    UNITED STATES
      10 Dec 14

  • Federal lawsuit challenges Optional Practical Training program for…

    UNITED STATES
      5 Dec 14

  • Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Nominee Faces Possible…

    UNITED STATES
      4 Dec 14

  • Afghan Parliament approves Bilateral Security Agreement

    AFGHANISTAN, UNITED STATES
      3 Dec 14

  • US, Canada offer temporary status to nationals of…

    CANADA, UNITED STATES
      1 Dec 14

  • International students, exchange visitors up 9 percent

    UNITED STATES
      26 Nov 14

  • BAL travel tips for the holidays

    UNITED STATES
      26 Nov 14

  • Technical problems plaguing US Embassies worldwide

    UNITED STATES
      19 Nov 14

  • H-1B, PERM, Wage determinations up from last year

    UNITED STATES
      17 Nov 14

  • Embassy announces extended-validity visas for certain US visitors

    CHINA, UNITED STATES
      13 Nov 14

  • US moves quickly to issue new visas under…

    UNITED STATES
      11 Nov 14

  • Visa-waived nationals undergoing increased screening before travel to…

    UNITED STATES
      11 Nov 14

  • Court rules on L-1B ’specialized knowledge’ definition

    UNITED STATES
      10 Nov 14

  • December Visa Bulletin: EB-3 to advance significantly for…

    UNITED STATES
      10 Nov 14

  • US, China reach deal on visas

    CHINA, UNITED STATES
      10 Nov 14

  • Ebola-related travel restrictions spread across globe

    GLOBAL, UNITED STATES
      24 Oct 14

  • US imposes 21-day monitoring of travelers from Ebola-affected…

    UNITED STATES
      23 Oct 14

  • Travelers from 3 countries must enter via Ebola-screening…

    UNITED STATES
      22 Oct 14

  • US Consulate in Calgary to limit services in…

    UNITED STATES
      21 Oct 14

  • Labor Department escalates PERM audits

    UNITED STATES
      20 Oct 14

  • FBI resumes processing at a slow pace

    UNITED STATES
      17 Oct 14

  • Older E-Verify records to be deleted from system

    UNITED STATES
      16 Oct 14

  • Stricter oversight of J-1 exchange visitor program coming…

    UNITED STATES
      10 Oct 14

  • November Visa Bulletin: EB-2 India to retrogress by…

    UNITED STATES
      9 Oct 14

  • FBI clearance requests experiencing long delays

    GLOBAL, UNITED STATES
      7 Oct 14

  • Labor Department to reconsider PERM denials in light…

    UNITED STATES
      6 Oct 14

  • Employees obtaining new H-1B status are subject to…

    UNITED STATES
      1 Oct 14

  • Australia latest country to report immigration scam

    AUSTRALIA, GLOBAL, UNITED STATES
      30 Sep 14

  • Duplicate biometrics appointment notices sent by USCIS

    UNITED STATES
      29 Sep 14

  • Diversity Lottery to begin accepting applicants

    UNITED STATES
      24 Sep 14

  • Designated entry ports to handle first-time Canadian TN…

    UNITED STATES
      19 Sep 14

  • European countries tightening enforcement on expiring passports

    , UNITED STATES
      18 Sep 14

  • EB-2 India unavailable until Oct. 1; large retrogression…

    UNITED STATES
      12 Sep 14

  • ‘Administrative processing’ attorney inquiries eliminated

    UNITED STATES
      11 Sep 14

  • October Visa Bulletin: EB-3 China and Worldwide to…

    UNITED STATES
      9 Sep 14

  • Ebola virus triggers travel and immigration restrictions

    GLOBAL, UNITED STATES
      9 Sep 14

  • US Consulates in Australia to temporarily limit appointments

    UNITED STATES
      5 Sep 14

  • Sarah Saldaña to be nominated as ICE director

    UNITED STATES
      2 Sep 14

  • Consular fees to change Sept. 12

    UNITED STATES
      29 Aug 14

  • Department of Labor investigation reminds employers to comply…

    UNITED STATES
      28 Aug 14

  • Border delays expected during Labor Day weekend

    CANADA, UNITED STATES
      27 Aug 14

  • Requests for evidence spike for O-1 petitions

    UNITED STATES
      26 Aug 14

  • FATCA reporting requirements now in effect for U.S….

    GLOBAL, UNITED STATES
      22 Aug 14

  • Third-quarter statistics for H-1B and PERM applications released

    UNITED STATES
      12 Aug 14

  • September 2014 Visa Bulletin: EB-2 India continues to…

    UNITED STATES
      12 Aug 14

  • State Department clears most of backlog from database…

    UNITED STATES
      5 Aug 14

  • State Department says return to normal visa issuance…

    UNITED STATES
      1 Aug 14

  • New USCIS director sets agenda to digitize records,…

    UNITED STATES
      31 Jul 14

  • Visa delays continue as State Department works to…

    UNITED STATES
      29 Jul 14

  • State Department glitch delays visas globally

    UNITED STATES
      24 Jul 14

  • USCIS requests for evidence continue to climb

    UNITED STATES
      11 Jul 14

  • Stats show low success rates for H-1B, L-1…

    UNITED STATES
      10 Jul 14

  • August 2014 Visa Bulletin: Noteworthy advancement for EB-2…

    UNITED STATES
      8 Jul 14

  • E-Verify updated with three new features

    UNITED STATES
      27 Jun 14

  • Leon Rodriguez confirmed as new USCIS director

    UNITED STATES
      25 Jun 14

  • DHS releases 2013 statistics on lawful permanent residents

    UNITED STATES
      24 Jun 14

  • DHS planning greater oversight of foreign-student work authorization

    UNITED STATES
      18 Jun 14

  • High-skilled immigration proposals explained in Q&A’s by BAL…

    UNITED STATES
      16 Jun 14

  • USCIS clarifies new policy on I-693 medical exam…

    UNITED STATES
      16 Jun 14

  • India EB-2 to advance nearly 4 years; EB-3…

    UNITED STATES
      10 Jun 14

  • Supreme Court rules certain minor children not entitled…

    UNITED STATES
      9 Jun 14

  • US Consulates in Canada backlogged for summer

    UNITED STATES
      6 Jun 14

  • APEC business cards available to US citizens

    GLOBAL, UNITED STATES
      5 Jun 14

  • Medical exams valid for shorter period

    UNITED STATES
      3 Jun 14

  • California proposes regs for driver’s license law

    UNITED STATES
      2 Jun 14

  • Two more states approve in-state tuition to DREAMers

    UNITED STATES
      12 May 14

  • June 2014 Visa Bulletin – Significant retrogression in…

    UNITED STATES
      7 May 14

  • USCIS to begin L-1 site visits soon

    UNITED STATES
      7 May 14

  • Tech companies launch national campaign for immigration reform

    UNITED STATES
      6 May 14

  • DHS publishes proposed rules to expand work authorization…

    UNITED STATES
      6 May 14

  • 10-day hold removed for Social Security number applicants

    UNITED STATES
      2 May 14

  • Immigration detentions plummet in California after TRUST Act

    UNITED STATES
      23 Apr 14

  • H-1B cap premium processing begins April 28

    UNITED STATES
      17 Apr 14

  • USCIS issues first receipts for H-1B cap cases

    UNITED STATES
      11 Apr 14

  • White House to advance work authorization for H-4…

    UNITED STATES
      10 Apr 14

  • H-1B petitions hit 172,500; lottery completed

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