Immigration News Archive

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Supreme Court Allows Travel Ban to Take Full Effect


The United States Supreme Court has allowed the latest version of President Trump’s travel ban to take full effect by issuing orders granting the Trump Administration’s request for stays of preliminary injunctions against the travel ban.

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State Department Seeks to Extend Extreme Vetting


The State Department has proposed extending the use of its supplemental visa application questionnaire for three years.

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DHS Ends TPS for Haiti


Acting Secretary of Homeland Security Elaine Duke announced the decision to terminate the Temporary Protected Status designation for Haiti.

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USCIS Adopts AAO Decision on I-140 Revocations


USCIS recently adopted the Administrative Appeals Office’s decision in Matter of V-S-G- Inc., which clarifies that certain I-140 beneficiaries are “affected parties” in revocation proceedings.

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NAWL Webinar on Hot Topics in Immigration


Today Goel & Anderson attorney Meagan Dziura is speaking about hot topics in immigration in a webinar sponsored by the National Association of Women Lawyers.

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December 2017 Visa Bulletin Released


Yesterday the Department of State released the preliminary December 2017 Visa Bulletin.

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CBP Expands Global Entry Enrollment on Arrival


Today, CBP announced that it is expanding Global Entry Enrollment on Arrival to eleven international airports.

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Ninth Circuit Tapers Travel Ban Block


The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has allowed the Trump administration’s latest travel ban to partially take effect.

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USCIS Adopts AAO Decision on Function Managers


USCIS has adopted the AAO’s decision in Matter of G-Inc. as policy guidance to clarify how adjudicators should analyze “function managers.”

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USCIS Updates Medical Examination and Vaccination Form


Yesterday USCIS announced in an e-mail to stakeholders it has updated Form I-693, Report of Medical Examination and Vaccination Record.

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