Supreme Court Allows Trump Travel Ban to Take Effect
December 5, 2017
The Supreme Court on Monday allowed the third version of the Trump administration’s travel ban to go into effect while legal challenges against it…
White House outlines administration's immigration priorities
December 1, 2017
On October 8, 2017, the Trump Administration released an executive summary detailing its goals and plans to further the restrictionist immigration…
Status of Temporary Protected Status
December 1, 2017
Acting Department of Homeland Security Secretary Elaine Duke announced on November 6, 2017 the Department has decided to terminate Temporary…
Department of Defense restricts LPR ability to join the Armed Services and eligibility for expedited naturalization for military service
December 1, 2017
On October 13, 2017, the U.S. Department of Defense significantly changed the process under which a legal permanent resident ("LPR" or "green card…
Employers seeing increased delays in receipt of certified PERM applications
December 1, 2017
Many immigration attorneys and the employers they counsel have recently reported significant delays in receiving certified PERM applications by mail…
USCIS releases short videos on properly completing Form I-9
December 1, 2017
On September 29, 2017 USCIS released materials to educate HR professionals about changes to the most recent version of Form I-9. Since 1986 all U.S.…
U.S. embassies and consulates in Turkey suspend and then later reinstate nonimmigrant visa services
December 1, 2017
In response to recent events in Turkey that have been found to be adverse to U.S. interests, including the arrest and detention of Turkish employees…
Update on travel ban
December 1, 2017
The majority of the provisions of the Trump Administrations Travel Ban 3.0, issued via executive action on September 24, 2017, have been stayed and…
Extensions of most work-related petitions will now receive additional scrutiny
December 1, 2017
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service ("USCIS") recently announced it is abandoning its long-standing policy of deference to prior determinations…
Court Stays Injunction Against Trump's Third Travel Ban, Allows Exception for Individuals with "Bona Fide Relationship"
December 1, 2017
The Ninth Circuit issued an order staying the district court's October 20, 2017, preliminary injunction against entry restrictions on nationals of…


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