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U.S. Immigration and COVID-19-Related Travel Considerations

USA - February 11 2021 Due to COVID-19, country and local conditions are changing, and travel information is often confusing. Below is a summary of issues that should be…

FY 2022 H-1B Cap Initial Registration Period Open March 9 to March 25

USA - February 8 2021 The USCIS has confirmed that the FY 2022 H-1B cap initial registration period will be open from March 9, 2021, 12:00 p.m. EST to March 25, 2021…

Change of Employer for E-3 Visa Holders Effectively Barred Due to Pandemic and USCIS Processing Times

USA - February 3 2021 A complex combination of the pandemic and USCIS’s ever-increasing processing times has chained E-3 visa holders in the United States to their current…

New Biden Immigration Bill Announced on Day One of Administration

USA - January 20 2021 On the first day of his Presidency, Joe Biden is sending to Congress his marker for an overhaul of the U.S. Immigration Laws. See link to summary…

President Trump Lifts Travel Ban from Schengen Countries, UK, Ireland, and Brazil

Brazil, European Union, Ireland, United Kingdom - January 19 2021 On Jan. 18, 2021, President Trump issued a Presidential Proclamation terminating his previous Presidential Proclamations restricting travel from…

USCIS Modifies H-1B Selection Process to Prioritize Wages

USA - January 11 2021 On Jan. 8, 2021 the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) published a final rule, effective March 9, 2021, amending the regulations governing the…

President Extends Proclamations Restricting Nonimmigrant and Immigrant Visa Issuance

USA - January 4 2021 Late on Dec. 31, the Trump administration issued a proclamation that has the effect of extending the duration of two proclamations from 2020 that…

U.S. Chamber of Commerce Wins Case, Setting Aside DHS and DOL Rules

USA - December 2 2020 On Dec. 1, 2020, the United States District Court for the Northern District of California granted an order for partial summary judgment on behalf of…

DHS Extends Form I-9 Flexibility

USA - November 23 2020 The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) announced an extension of the temporary policy that…

Class Certification Granted in H-1B Lawsuit

USA - November 22 2020 The U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California has granted class certification in MadKudu Inc. v. USCIS, et al., to a group of…