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USCIS to Resume Premium Processing for Certain Petitions

Larrabee

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...

Reminder, New I-9 Form Required May 1, 2020

May 1, 2020 Larrabee

Reminder: Use of New I-9 Form Now Required I-9 Version dated 10/21/2019 Now Required Effective today, May 1, 2020, employers must use the newest version (dated 10/21/2019) of the  Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification for all new hires, and for Section 3 re-verifications of existing employees.   The grace period...

USCIS Offices Preparing to Reopen on June 4

April 24, 2020 Larrabee

USCIS Offices Preparing to Reopen on June 4 On March 18, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services temporarily suspended in-person services at its field offices, asylum offices, and application support centers (ASCs) to help slow the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19).  Today USCIS announced it is readying offices...

Executive Order Temporarily Suspending Entry of Immigrants

April 23, 2020 Larrabee

Presidential Proclamation Temporarily Suspending Entry on Immigrant Visas for 60 Days Following a Tweet late Monday night indicating he would temporarily suspend immigration into the United States, on Wednesday, April 22, 2020 President Trump issued an Executive Order:  Proclamation Suspending Entry of Immigrants Who Present Risk...

Temporary Closure of USCIS Offices Extended through May 3rd

April 1, 2020 Larrabee

USCIS Temporary Office Closure Extended until at least May 3 USCIS has announced it is extending the suspension of in-person services at its field offices, asylum offices and Application Support Centers through at least May 3.   The temporary closure initially took effect on March 18 to...