Immigration News Archive

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July Visa Bulletin Released

06/18/18

The Department of State released the preliminary July 2018 Visa Bulletin.

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G&A Participates in Lawyers Have Heart Fundraiser

06/11/18

This past weekend Goel & Anderson staff participated in the Lawyers Have Heart 10k Race and 5k Run & Fun Walk, raising $3,500 to benefit the American Heart Association.

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USCIS Announces Online FOIA Request System

05/30/18

Today USCIS announced the launch of the Freedom of Information Act Immigration Records System (“FIRST”).

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DHS Proposes Rescinding International Entrepreneur Rule

05/25/18

Today the Department of Homeland Security announced it is proposing a rule to rescind the International Entrepreneur Rule.

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USCIS to Recall Certain Erroneous Green Cards

05/15/18

USCIS announced that it has begun recalling approximately 8,543 Permanent Resident Cards due to a production error that printed erroneous "resident since" dates on cards mailed to spouses of U.S. citizens between February and April 2018.

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USCIS Completes FY2019 H-1B Cap Data Entry

05/15/18

Today USCIS announced that it has completed data entry for all fiscal year 2019 H-1B cap-subject petitions that have been selected per the H-1B lottery.

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USCIS Clarifies Accrued Unlawful Presence Policy

05/14/18

USCIS has expanded the terms under which individuals in F, J, and M status who fail to maintain their status after August 9, 2018 will start accruing unlawful presence.

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June 2018 Visa Bulletin Released

05/11/18

The Department of State released the preliminary June 2018 Visa Bulletin.

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Lawsuit Targets Additional Requirements on H-1B Workers

05/08/18

A group of IT staffing firms filed a lawsuit seeking a temporary restraining order (TRO) blocking enforcement of USCIS’s memorandum imposing additional requirements on employers that place H-1B workers at third-party client sites.

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DHS Ends TPS for Honduras

05/08/18

On Friday May 4, Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen M. Nielsen announced that the temporary protected status (TPS) designation for Honduras will terminate on January 5, 2020.

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