Author: Larrabee

WEEKLY IMMIGRATION UPDATE 8.03.2020

21:00 03 August in News Updates
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HEADLINES DHS to Raise Fees Significantly for Many Immigration Benefits -  Today DHS published final rule which will apply to cases filed with USCIS on or after October 2, 2020.   The rule will significantly increase many immigration fees charged by USCIS, and reduce some...

WEEKLY IMMIGRATION UPDATE 7.27.2020

21:08 27 July in News Updates
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HEADLINES:  JULY 27, 2020 1. SEVP Issues 'Clarifying' Q&A for Foreign Students re Online-Only Coursework Visa Ban   U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP) released new guidance dated July 24, 2020, in the form of "clarifying" questions and answers regarding the Trump administration's...

WEEKLY IMMIGRATION UPDATE 7.20.2020

15:01 24 July in News Updates
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HEADLINES:  JULY 20, 2020 Headlines: Trump Administration Agrees to Rescind New Foreign Student Online-Only Ban - The Trump administration agreed to rescind its new policy to bar nonimmigrant F-1 and M-1 students taking only online classes for the fall 2020 semester from entering into or remaining...

USCIS to Resume Premium Processing for Certain Petitions

20:28 29 May in News Updates
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On March 20, USCIS announced the temporary suspension of premium processing for all Form I-129 and I-140 petitions due to the coronavirus (COVID-19). USCIS today announced that it will resume premium processing for Form I-129, Petition for a Nonimmigrant Worker and Form I-140, Immigrant Petition for Alien Workers, in phases over the next month as follows: June 1st:  All...