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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…

DHS Proposed Rule to Expand Biometric Data Collection for Noncitizen Travelers

USA - November 20 2020 The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has published a notice of proposed rulemaking to develop a comprehensive biometric entry-exit system that…

DACA Suspension Invalidated

USA - November 19 2020 On Nov. 14, U.S. District Judge Nicholas G. Garaufis held that Chad Wolf was “not lawfully serving as Acting Secretary of Homeland Security under the…

Naturalization Civics Test Revised

USA - November 18 2020 On Nov. 13, 2020, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced that a revised version of the naturalization civics test will be…

Business Immigration Law and Policy in 2021 - A look in the Crystal Ball

USA - November 10 2020 Over the last four years the U.S. immigration policy has been through many drastic changes. The Trump Administration from the beginning promised…

New DOL H-1B Rule

USA - October 7 2020 The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) published an Interim Final Rule (IFR) that will become effective immediately. The new rule will apply to Permanent…