Immigration News Archive

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Trump to Issue New Executive Order


Yesterday, President Trump announced that he intends to sign a new Executive Order next week to replace his embattled travel ban order.

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43 New Form Editions Required Next Week


Beginning February 21, 2017, USCIS will only accept the most recent edition of 43 different forms.

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Appeals Court Keeps Travel Ban On Hold


Last night, a three-judge panel of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals unanimously denied the Trump Administration’s request to lift a temporary restraining order on the travel ban.

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March 2017 Visa Bulletin Released


The Department of State has released the March 2017 Visa Bulletin. The Visa Bulletin shows slow advancement for some retrogressed employment-based categories, though the EB-3 India final action date has not changed.

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Travel Ban Put on Hold


Late Friday, a federal judge issued a nationwide temporary restraining order that prohibits the government from enforcing key portions of the President’s executive order.

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Update on Visa Interview Waiver Program


The Department of State has confirmed to the American Immigration Lawyers Association that most visa applicants with statutory visa interview exceptions can still obtain interview waivers.

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Travel Ban Update for Dual Nationals


Today, the Department of State issued an alert clarifying how the President’s travel ban affects dual nationals.

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CBP Posts Travel Ban Statistics and FAQs


Customs and Border Patrol has published statistics and Frequently Asked Questions pertaining to the travel ban imposed by President Trump last Friday.

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Week in Review: Trump's Executive Orders


During his first week in office, President Trump issued several controversial executive orders related to immigration. Here, Goel & Anderson provides a comprehensive summary of what has happened.

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USCIS Changes Some I-140 Filing Locations


Yesterday, USCIS informed stakeholders that it is changing the filing locations for certain I-140 petitions.

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