Immigration News Archive

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Update On Unlawful Presence for F, J, and M Nonimmigrants


USCIS has released an updated policy memorandum concerning individuals holding F, J, and M status. This new memorandum clarifies when F, J, and M nonimmigrants begin accruing unlawful presence.

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September Visa Bulletin Released


The Department of State has released the preliminary September 2018 Visa Bulletin, which projects significant retrogression for EB-2 and EB-3 India.

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USCIS Postpones Updated NTA Policy


Today USCIS announced it is postponing the implementation of an updated policy regarding the issuance of Notices to Appear (NTA).

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USCIS Expands New Online FOIA System


Yesterday USCIS announced phase two of the Freedom of Information Act Immigration Records System (FIRST).

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USCIS Updates Policy on RFEs and NOIDs


USCIS issued a new policy memorandum on when USCIS officers can deny a petition or application without first issuing a Request for Evidence and Notice of Intent to Deny.

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August Visa Bulletin Released


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

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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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