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January 6, 2022
DOS Expands Visa Interview Waiver Program

The New Policy: The Department of State has extended its visa interview waiver policy. This policy gives U.S. consulates discretion…

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November 18, 2021
USCIS Reaches Settlement That Benefits L-2 and H-4 Spouses

As a result of a lengthy lawsuit, the USCIS willlower thehurdles for some H-4 and L-2 spouses. The lawsuit, Shergill…

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June 23, 2020
Executive Order June 2020

The President Signs an Executive Order Banning Entry of Some Foreign Nationals Applying for Work Visas On Monday, June 22,…

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October 18, 2018
Employers Brace for Battle with the USCIS

As is widely known, employment-based immigration cases have come under increased scrutiny in recent times. For example, in March of…

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April 12, 2018
The Rise of Administrative Processing at US Consulates in India and China

Since January 2018, our firm has seen a sharp increase in administrative processing for U.S. visa applications at consulates in…

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April 4, 2018
The USCIS Drops “Nation of Immigrants” From Mission Statement

The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (“USCIS”) recently changed its mission statement to remove the section describing the U.S.…

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November 14, 2017
USCIS Increases Scrutiny for Nonimmigrant Extension Petitions

In a policy memorandum dated October 23, 2017, the USCIS announced that it has instructed its adjudicating officers to apply…

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October 9, 2017
Spouses of Employment-Based Visa Holders May Now Apply for Work Authorization and Social Security Number via Form I-765

Spouses of employment-based visa holders who hold H-4, L-2 or E status may now apply for work authorization and a…

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July 11, 2017
How does the limited enforcement of the Travel Ban affect foreign workers and U.S. companies?

On June 27, 2017, the Supreme Court ordered that the Trump administration may ban “foreign nationals who lack any bona…

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