Author: Larrabee

WEEKLY IMMIGRATION UPDATE 3.01.2021

21:54 01 March in News Updates
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WEEKLY IMMIGRATION UPDATE - March 1, 2021 HEADLINES 1. President Biden Revokes Trump-Era Ban on Several Immigrant Visa Categories; State Department Issues Instructions on Nonimmigrant Ban - President Biden revoked former President Trump's proclamation 10014 issued in April 2020 that banned many immigrants from entering the United States.  The subsequent...

WEEKLY IMMIGRATION UPDATE 2.22.2021

22:50 22 February in News Updates
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WEEKLY IMMIGRATION UPDATE - February 22, 2021 HEADLINES 1.  "U.S. Citizenship Act of 2021" Unveiled by Biden Administration, Democrats - The Biden administration and Democratic sponsors in the Senate and House of Representatives have put forth a sweeping new immigration reform bill, the 353-page "U.S. Citizenship Act of 2021." 2. ...

WEEKLY IMMIGRATION UPDATE 2.16.2021

16:31 16 February in News Updates
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WEEKLY IMMIGRATION UPDATE - February 16, 2021 HEADLINES 1. State Dept. Exempts Certain Travelers From Restrictions - DOS announced exemptions for certain travelers from COVID-19-related restrictions based on the national interest. 2.  FY 2021 H-1B Cap-Subject Non-selection Notices Issued - USCIS appears to have finished selecting H-1B cap-subject lottery registrations for...

WEEKLY IMMIGRATION UPDATE 2.08.2021

19:04 10 February in News Updates
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WEEKLY IMMIGRATION UPDATE - February 8, 2021 HEADLINES 1.  USCIS Delays H-1B Wage-Based Selection Process for Cap-Subject Petitions - The wage-based selection process is delayed to December 31, 2021, meaning that it will not be in effect for the upcoming H-1B cap filing season this March. 2.  FY...

WEEKLY IMMIGRATION UPDATE 2.01.2021

18:39 10 February in News Updates
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WEEKLY IMMIGRATION UPDATE - February 1, 2021 HEADLINES 1.  ICE Extends I-9 Compliance Flexibility - ICE announced an extension of flexibilities in rules related to employment eligibility verification compliance due to continued precautions related to the COVID-19 pandemic. The policy is extended until March 31, 2021.   2.  President...

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...