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Continuing Changes in Immigration Policy
  • Quarles & Brady LLP
  • USA
  • September 19 2018

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has issued three policy memoranda that will change well-established immigration policy. These


Immigration update: Summary of recommendations for work migration post-Brexit
  • Kingsley Napley
  • United Kingdom, European Union
  • September 19 2018

The Migration Advisory Committee (MAC) has published its long awaited recommendations for work migration post-Brexit, following a call for evidence


Campaign groups launch legal action against Data Protection Act immigration exemption
  • Leigh Day
  • United Kingdom
  • August 28 2018

The Immigration Exemption affects anyone who has dealings with the Home Office, some other state bodies and several companies who are concerned with


USCIS Revises Guidance on Unlawful Presence Policy Focused on Students
  • Ogletree Deakins
  • USA
  • August 15 2018

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has issued a revised final policy memorandum updating the recently implemented unlawful presence


USCIS Allows Adjudicators More Discretion in Decision to Deny Immigration Petitions Filed By Employers
  • Hall Render Killian Heath & Lyman PC
  • USA
  • July 24 2018

The adjudicators who review employer submitted immigration petitions such as H-1B’s and I-140’s will soon have more discretion available to deny


New USCIS Policy Guidance Emphasizes Initiating Removal, Deportation Cases
  • Jackson Lewis PC
  • USA
  • July 18 2018

USCIS may be issuing Notices to Appear (NTAs) in business immigration cases due to a new policy guidance. NTAs are the initial charging documents in a


USCIS Requests for Evidence to Petitioners Before Application Denials to Become Discretionary
  • Jackson Lewis PC
  • USA
  • July 18 2018

As of September 11, 2018, immigration officers will have more discretion to issue petition and application denials without first issuing Requests for


US Department of State Releases August 2018 Visa Bulletin
  • Morgan Lewis
  • USA
  • July 17 2018

EB-1 to retrogress for most categories; EB-3 China to advance by one year. The US Department of State has released its August 2018 Visa Bulletin


USCIS Expands Authority to Deny Immigration Benefits Filings Without Requests for Evidence
  • Tarter Krinsky & Drogin LLP
  • USA
  • July 17 2018

On July 13, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) issued a new guidance memo for its adjudicators indicating that commencing on September


From the Jails to the Streets, Courthouses and Worksites: California Takes on the Federal Immigration Police
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • July 13 2018

The California Legislature, Governor Jerry Brown, and Attorney General Xavier Becerra have aggressively asserted the State’s rights under the U.S