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U.S. Department of State Extends In-Person Interview Requirement Waiver for Certain Nonimmigrant Visa Applicants

USA - December 29 2021 The U.S. Department of State (DOS) has authorized consular officers to waive the in-person interview requirement for certain nonimmigrant visa…

Susan Waller Ramos, Jeffrey B. Widdison

USCIS Issues Policy Guidance on Employment Authorization for Certain H-4, E, and L Nonimmigrant Dependent Spouses

USA - November 16 2021 On November 12, 2021, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (“USCIS”) issued policy guidance to automatically extend employment authorization…

Susan Waller Ramos, Jeffrey B. Widdison

DHS Settlement Expands Employment Authorization Benefits for L-2 and H-4 Spouses

USA - November 11 2021 The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has agreed to a settlement in the case of Shergill, et al. v. Mayorkas, resulting in important policy…

Susan Waller Ramos, Jeffrey B. Widdison

Biden Administration to Lift COVID-19 Travel Restrictions for Vaccinated Visitors and Plans to Reopen Land Border Crossings

USA - October 18 2021 The White House has announced that it will lift COVID-19 travel restrictions starting November 8, 2021 for international visitors who are fully…

Susan Waller Ramos, Jeffrey B. Widdison

Government Shutdown Immigration Impacts

USA - September 30 2021 How are immigration benefits impacted if Congress is unable to agree on a spending bill and the U.S. government shuts down? The general rule is that…

Susan Waller Ramos, Jeffrey B. Widdison