Immigration News Archive

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USCIS Launches EB-5 Regional Center Compliance Audit Program


Today, USCIS announced the launch of an EB-5 Regional Center Compliance Audit Program.

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Judge Dismisses H-1B Cap Lottery Lawsuit


A federal judge has dismissed a class action lawsuit that sought to replace USCIS’ H-1B cap lottery system with a first-come, first-serve system that would prioritize previously rejected applicants.

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Another Federal Judge Rules Against Travel Ban


U.S. District Court Judge Theodore Chuang has issued a preliminary injunction against part of President Trump’s new travel ban, originally scheduled to take effect today.

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Hawaii Federal Judge Blocks New Travel Ban


U.S. District Court Judge Derrick Watson has issued a temporary restraining order on President Trump’s new travel ban, scheduled to take effect at 12:01 am EST tomorrow.

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USCIS Posts Wrong Form I-765 Online


Today USCIS informed stakeholders that it recently posted Form I-765V in place of Form I-765 on its website.

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Department of State Publishes Travel Ban FAQs


Today the Department of State published Frequently Asked Questions regarding President Trump’s new travel ban, which takes effect on Thursday, March 16th.

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April 2017 Visa Bulletin Released


The Department of State released the April 2017 Visa Bulletin today. The Visa Bulletin continues to show slow advancement for some retrogressed employment-based categories.

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Trump Issues New Travel Ban


Today, President Trump signed a new Executive Order that will replace his original travel ban.

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USCIS Suspending H-1B Premium Processing


Late Friday USCIS announced that it will suspend premium processing for all H-1B petitions starting April 3, 2017. The suspension could last up to six months.

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USCIS Releases Updated I-9 Employer Handbook


Today USCIS released an updated version of the M-274, Handbook for Employers: Guidance for Completing Form I-9.

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