Author: Larrabee

WEEKLY IMMIGRATION UPDATE 4.08.2021

15:47 08 April in News Updates
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WEEKLY IMMIGRATION UPDATE - April 8, 2021 HEADLINES 1.  USCIS Completes Initial FY 2022 H-1B Cap Season Selections; Petitions May Be Filed Through June 30, 2021 – USCIS notified all prospective petitioners with selected registrations that they are eligible to file H-1B cap-subject petitions for the named...

ICE Extends I-9 Compliance Flexibility

22:18 31 March in News Updates
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U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) announced an extension of flexibilities in rules related to Form I-9 (Employment Eligibility Verification) compliance due to continued precautions related to the COVID-19 pandemic. The policy is extended until May 31, 2021. Back in March 2020, the Department of Homeland...

FY 2022 H-1B Cap Season Update: USCIS Announces H-1B Initial Electronic Registration Selection Process Completed

22:02 30 March in News Updates
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FY 2022 H-1B Cap Season Update:    USCIS has announced it has completed the initial H-1B electronic registration selection process for FY2022 cap cases.  Please see details in the USCIS Press Release below. Please note that individuals whose registrations were not selected but remain in “Submitted” status remain eligible...

WEEKLY IMMIGRATION UPDATE 3.29.2021

15:13 29 March in News Updates
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WEEKLY IMMIGRATION UPDATE - March 29, 2021 HEADLINES 1. Class Action Filed Against DHS for L-2 and H-4 Processing Delays – The American Immigration Lawyers Association and Wasden Banias, LLP, filed a class action lawsuit challenging processing delays on extensions of status and employment authorization documents for...

WEEKLY IMMIGRATION UPDATE 3.21.2021

15:00 29 March in News Updates
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WEEKLY IMMIGRATION UPDATE - March 21, 2021 HEADLINES 1. CBP Extends Temporary Travel Restrictions Between U.S. and Canada/Mexico – U.S. Customs and Border Protection announced that temporary travel restrictions between the United States and Canada, and between the United States and Mexico, at land ports of entry...

WEEKLY IMMIGRATION UPDATE 3.18.2021

20:09 18 March in News Updates
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WEEKLY IMMIGRATION UPDATE - March 17, 2021 HEADLINES April 2021 Visa Bulletin Posted; State Dept. Launches Monthly Live "Chats with Charlie" –The Department of State has posted the April 2021 Visa Bulletin.  In addition to providing Final Action Dates and Dates for Filing for family- and employment-based...

WEEKLY IMMIGRATION UPDATE 3.09.2021

19:33 09 March in News Updates
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WEEKLY IMMIGRATION UPDATE - March 9, 2021 HEADLINES 1.  Dept. of State Issues New Guidance on Exceptions for Travelers From Schengen Area, United Kingdom, and Ireland - Presidential Proclamation (PP) 10143 issued on January 25, 2021 bars the admission into the United States of individuals (other than U.S....

LAC Client Alert: Department of State Revises Standards for National Interest Exceptions (NIE) for travel to the United States

22:53 04 March in News Updates
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State Department Revises Standards for National Interest Exceptions (NIE) for travel to the United States For Travelers from the Schengen Area, the UK and Ireland Issues More Restrictive Guidance The State Department has rescinded the previous standards for determining exceptions under the national interest (NIE) under  Presidential Proclamation 10143 as...