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Presidential Proclamation on Suspension of Entry of Some Immigrants and Nonimmigrants

On Monday, June 22, 2020, the Trump administration issued a Proclamation that freezes temporary work visas for foreigners trying to work in the United States and extends the suspension of immigrant visa issuance for those who want to immigrate to the… Read More
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DACA Decision

On June 18, 2020, the Supreme Court of the United States made a 5-4 decision to block President Trump’s attempt to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program. Read More
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USCIS COVID-19 Re-Opening

USCIS offices will resume face-to-face services beginning on June 4, 2020. As offices begin to re-open, the USCIS will implement precautions to prevent the spread of COVID-19. These precautions include: Visitors cannot enter an office if they: Have a… Read More
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Decrease in Immigration Applications

The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services is experiencing a sudden drop in immigration-related services due to the Trump administration’s recent restrictions on visa and green card applications in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Read More
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H-1B visa holders and COVID-19

With unemployment skyrocketing in the United States, foreign nationals are at risk of losing their visa status. Normally, those with H-1B status who have long-pending green card cases in the EB-2 or EB-3 category are eligible to renew their status mu… Read More
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Immigration Views of the Democratic Presidential Candidates

In this blog post, we have consolidated the key points each candidate has to say about immigration policy. For more elaborate explanations of their answers, please visit their campaign websites. Bernie Sanders Implement a temporary suspension on depo… Read More
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New York State’s “Green Light” law

New York State’s “Green Light” law is being blocked by the Trump administration in their efforts to sanction “sanctuary” cities and states. The “Green Light” law, approved in June 2019, grants undocumented immigrants the right to apply… Read More
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U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Updates its Process for Accepting Petitions for Relatives Abroad:

Adjustments for the I-130, Petition for Alien for Relative, will be processed domestically by the USCIS or internationally by the Department of State in certain circumstances beginning February 1, 2020. Certain services provided by the international… Read More
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Insurance

Trump Administration Attempts to Block Some Immigrants’ Access to Healthcare The Trump administration has been actively drafting policies to diminish the rights of immigrants, including access to healthcare. In recent news, on November 2, 2019,… Read More
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