Immigration News Archive

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USCIS Issues Policy Guidance on Notices to Appear


USCIS recently issued updated policy guidance clarifying when USCIS should issue Notices to Appear.

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Supreme Court Upholds Travel Ban


Today the Supreme Court reversed a District Court’s preliminary injunction against President Trump’s latest travel ban.

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Trump Signs Family Separation Executive Order


Yesterday President Trump signed an Executive Order to address the separation of families detained at the Southern border.

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July Visa Bulletin Released


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

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G&A Participates in Lawyers Have Heart Fundraiser


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


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


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


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


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


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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