Author: Larrabee

WEEKLY IMMIGRATION UPDATE 1.25.2021

23:16 25 January in News Updates
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WEEKLY IMMIGRATION UPDATE - January 25, 2021 HEADLINES President Biden Sets in Motion a Flurry of Immigration Actions in First Days - Newly inaugurated President Joseph R. Biden launched a sweeping array of immigration-related executive orders, regulatory actions, and legislative proposals. Rescission of Presidential Proclamations 9645...

WEEKLY IMMIGRATION UPDATE 1.19.2021

23:26 19 January in News Updates
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WEEKLY IMMIGRATION UPDATE - January 19, 2021 HEADLINES U.S. To Require Negative COVID-19 Tests From International Arrivals - Effective January 26, 2021, all passengers arriving in the United States by air from any foreign country, with a few exceptions, must present either a negative pre-departure coronavirus...

DOL Re-issues Rule Changing Calculation of Prevailing Wage Levels for H-1B, H-1B1, E-3 and PERM applications

23:11 12 January in News Updates
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Today the U.S. Department of Labor published an advance copy of a Prevailing Wage Rule titled, "Strengthening Wage Protections for the Temporary and Permanent Employment of Certain Aliens in the United States."   The rule again proposes amending regulations governing prevailing wage calculations for permanent labor certifications...

WEEKLY IMMIGRATION UPDATE 1.12.2021

21:25 12 January in News Updates
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WEEKLY IMMIGRATION UPDATE - January 12, 2021 BREAKING NEWS Acting DHS Chief Chad Wolf Resigns - U.S. Department of Homeland Security Acting Secretary Chad Wolf resigned Monday following several federal court decisions finding that he was not lawfully appointed to the post.   He will be replaced by Pete...

FY2022 H-1B CAP FILINGS

22:35 08 January in News Updates
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The filing window for registration to seek an FY2022 (10/1/2021 to 9/30/2022) H-1B cap-subject or quota number will likely open in March 2021. The earliest start date of employment for approved petitions will be October 1, 2021. How will the process change this year? USCIS is again changing the...

WEEKLY IMMIGRATION UPDATE 1.06.2021

22:05 08 January in News Updates
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HEADLINES: January 6, 2021   Trump Extends Through March Bans on Foreign Workers Previously Set to Expire December 31, 2020; Extends Memo on Visa Sanctions- President Trump signed a proclamation extending earlier proclamations suspending the entry of certain immigrant and nonimmigrant visa applicants through March 31, 2021....

WEEKLY IMMIGRATION UPDATE 11.16.2020

21:10 16 November in News Updates
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HEADLINES:? November 16, 2020   1.? Federal Judge Rules New Policy Limiting DACA Is Invalid Because 'Acting Secretary' Wolf Was Appointed Unlawfully- A federal judge ruled that a new policy limiting Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals applications and renewals is invalid because Chad Wolf was not legally...