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Kane Russell Coleman Logan
As we head toward year-end and look forward to 2022, there are planning tips for businesses and individuals to consider in order to retain current U.S. immigration benefits...
Fakhoury Global Immigration
On Monday, November 29, 2021, the DHS announced it will begin implementation of the Guidelines for the Enforcement of Civil Immigration Law signed by Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro N. Mayorkas on September 30.
Masuda, Funai, Eifert & Mitchell, Ltd.
As COVID variants continue to develop and spread around the world, the U.S. Government's policy on international travel to the United States continues to adapt and restrictions on travel...
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
As a result of the Omicron variant, the Biden Administration issued travel bans impacting non-citizens who have stayed in 8 African countries within 14 days of entering the U.S.
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
On November 26, 2021, President Joe Biden issued a presidential proclamation prohibiting travel into the United States for travelers who were physically present in eight countries in southern Africa.
Littler Mendelson
Biden Administration Issues New Executive Order to Restrict International Travel in Response to Omicron Variant of COVID-19.
Snell & Wilmer
Effective November 12, 2021, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services ("USCIS") extended employment authorization for certain E, H, and L dependent spouses.
Alston & Bird
Every U.S. employer must attest that it has verified each of its employees' identity and employment eligibility via an in-person meeting with the employee with a physical examination of the employee's documents.
Squire Patton Boggs LLP
Following its November 8, 2021 move to remove and replace all regional COVID-19 Travel bans with a blanket vaccination requirement, the Biden administration announced a new COVID-19 travel ban on those seeking to enter the U.S. from various African nations.
Envoy Global, Inc.
Starting today, November 29th, the U.S. government will impose new travel restrictions on foreign nationals arriving from South Africa and seven other southern African countries due to the new Omicron variant.
Duane Morris LLP
Under the settlement agreement, the USCIS will issue policy guidance stating that L-2 dependent spouses are employment authorized incident to status.
Mayer Brown
On November 26, 2021, in response to the discovery of the omicron variant of the virus which causes COVID-19, the Biden Administration issued a Presidential Proclamation ...
Fakhoury Global Immigration
Nearly half of all House Democrats on Monday, November 22, called on their Senate colleagues to augment the immigration protections in the House-passed Build Back Better Act before the Senate votes on it.
Cozen O'Connor
On November 12, 2021, USCIS issued a new policy that automatically extends employment authorization for dependent spouses in L-2 and E-1/E-2/E-3 status.
Since the publication of our November 12, 2021 alert, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) issued policy guidance following the November 10, 2021 settlement agreement...
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
In a move not seen since the introduction of the electronic H-1B registration process, USCIS announced a third round of lottery selections for the fiscal year (FY) 2022 H-1B cap season.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Please note: while we address some country-specific updates related to the COVID-19 outbreak, the below contains information regarding global restrictions and closures as they stand today.
Envoy Global, Inc.
On 26 Nov. 2021, the World Health Organization named the new B.1.1.529 variant Omicron. In response to this new variant, a number of countries have reintroduced travel restrictions and entry requirements.
Mayer Brown
In response to the identification of the omicron variant of the SARS-CoV-2 virus, several countries around the world have implemented new travel restrictions aimed at slowing the spread of the disease.
On November 26, 2021, the Biden administration issued a proclamation that bans travel to the U.S. for individuals who have been present in a number of countries in southern Africa within the past 14 days.
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