Immigration News Archive

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Effect of Government Shutdown - Immigration

12/26/18

The partial government shutdown does not impact most USCIS operations, but it does affect some USCIS programs.

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January Visa Bulletin Released

12/14/18

The Department of State has released the preliminary January 2019 Visa Bulletin.

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USCIS Offices Closed Tomorrow

12/04/18

This morning USCIS announced it will close all offices tomorrow in observance of the national day of mourning for President George H.W. Bush.

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DHS Proposes H-1B Cap Changes

12/03/18

Today the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) published a Notice of Proposed Rule-making that would change how USCIS conducts the annual H-1B cap lottery.

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DHS and DOL Propose Online H-2B Recruitment

11/15/18

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and Department of Labor (DOL) have jointly issued a Notice of Proposed Rule-making that would require online H-2B recruitment.

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December Visa Bulletin Released

11/14/18

The Department of State has released the preliminary December 2018 Visa Bulletin.

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November Visa Bulletin Released

10/15/18

The Department of State has released the preliminary November 2018 Visa Bulletin.

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USCIS To Implement Revised NTA Policy

09/27/18

Yesterday afternoon USCIS announced it will begin a phased implementation of its revised June 28th guidance on the issuance of Notices to Appear (NTA).

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BALCA Upholds PERM Denial on Newspaper Ads

09/26/18

BALCA recently held that newspaper advertisements for multiple PERM positions do not provide a sufficient nexus to the job opportunity where the language of the ad does not include either the employer’s job title or the ONET title.

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October Visa Bulletin Released

09/14/18

The Department of State has released the preliminary October 2018 Visa Bulletin, which projects significant advancement for the start of the fiscal year.

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