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Envoy Global, Inc.
On Jan. 21, 2022, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) issued new policy guidance that applies to certain O-1 Individuals with Extraordinary Ability or Achievement visas.
Envoy Global, Inc.
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) published a notice in the Federal Register on Jan. 21, 2022 that adds 22 new qualifying fields of study to the STEM program.
Envoy Global, Inc.
On Jan. 19, 2021, the State Department issued a final rule that exempts some immigrant visa applicants from paying visa application fees.
Masuda, Funai, Eifert & Mitchell, Ltd.
On January 20, 2021, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced it is adding 22 qualifying fields of study to the STEM OPT Designated Degree Program list.
Mintz
Since March 2020, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and its component agencies, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS)...
Envoy Global, Inc.
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has not yet announced if it will use the Final Action Dates or the Dates for Filing chart for the February 2022 Visa Bulletin.
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
The U.S. Department of State has made several changes aimed at processing a greater volume of visa applications and alleviating the visa backlog created as the result of executive orders..
Phelps Dunbar
As we prepared for a productive new year, we took time to consider the numerous changes that the Biden administration made to the U.S. employment-based immigration system in 2021.
Fakhoury Global Immigration
Discuss the current state of business immigration to the U.S. and what the future may hold as the Biden administration enters its second year. Mr. Fakhoury will discuss current measures as well as what the Biden administration aims to achieve in the field of immigration law and policy.
Dickinson Wright PLLC
Just as the world breathed a sigh of relief for the easing of almost 18 months of travel restrictions, just as quickly did the feelings of dismay wash over viewers when it was revealed in Empire Strikes Back that ...
Jaffe Raitt Heuer & Weiss, PC
It is expected that most consulates will exercise the discretion now given them to waive these visa interviews.
Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC
A decision on January 5, 2022 by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to drop an appeal hopefully provides some clarification to confusion and uncertainties about the minimum required investment...
Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC
On December 23, 2021, the Secretary of State authorized consular offices through December 31, 2022, to waive in-person interview requirements for certain nonimmigrant visa applicants.
Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC
The request for expedited processing can be made by calling the USCIS Contact Center at 800-375-5283.
Klasko
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) released fourth-quarter fiscal year (FY) 2021 reports offering a snapshot of statistics for the entire fiscal year.
Klasko
The Secretary of State, in consultation with the Department of Homeland Security, has authorized consular officers to waive the in-person interview requirement for certain temporary employment nonimmigrant...
Klasko
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) announced an extension of the flexibility policy in complying with certain physical inspection...
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Mintz
On December 28, 2021, the Biden administration issued a proclamation that revoked the travel ban for individuals who had been present in eight countries in Southern Africa.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
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.
Klasko
Kevin Munoz, White House Assistant Press Secretary, tweeted on December 24, 2021, that temporary travel restrictions the Biden administration imposed in November on foreign travelers from South Africa...
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