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Dickinson Wright PLLC
Every year, U.S. employers seeking to employ foreign nationals petition United States Citizenship and Immigration Services ("USCIS") for work authorization under the H-1B visa program.
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
On July 28, 2020, only six weeks after the Supreme Court of the United States blocked the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's (DHS) attempt to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program,
Fakhoury Global Immigration
In the last thirty days, there have been several developments in U.S. immigration policy and practice, which are attributed to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP
In a surprise move, the Trump administration has reversed its decision to bar New York state residents from Trusted Traveler Programs such as Global Entry, NEXUS, SENTRI and FAST.
Fakhoury Global Immigration
On Friday, July 17, 2020, attorneys with the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA), the Justice Action Center, and the Innovation Law Lab...
Fakhoury Global Immigration
The closure of the Migration Offices has been extended until September 18, 2020.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Posting early morning on July 20, but dated July 18, Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) confirmed that employers have an additional 30-day extension to the flexibilities in rules related to...
Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC
As previously-reported in one of our blog posts, on June 22, 2020, a new Presidential Proclamation extended a previously-issued proclamation suspending entry on certain immigrant visas...
Duane Morris LLP
U.S. Consulates around the world are gradually resuming routine nonimmigrant and immigrant visa services, after their suspension in mid-March due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
As of early Friday morning, July 17, there's been no announcement by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) confirming whether it will continue the flexibility granted in the Form I-9 process.
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
On July 14, 2020, by means of executive order, the Trump administration announced that it will no longer recognize Hong Kong as a distinct autonomous region as compared to the People's...
Envoy Global, Inc.
As various states begin to reopen in the U.S. following COVID-19-related lockdowns, the economy and job market is coming back to life as well.
Envoy Global, Inc.
With foreign national employees experiencing heightened anxiety, HR and immigration teams must respond effectively to maintain a positive experience for them amidst the uncertainty.
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
On July 14, 2020, the U.S. Department of State announced that U.S. consulates and embassies around the world have begun a phased resumption of routine visa services.
Fakhoury Global Immigration
On July 8, 2020, former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden's presidential campaign released a proposed policy platform that it drafted with members of Senator Bernie Sanders' staff.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
The Trump administration, in response to a lawsuit filed by Harvard University and Massachusetts Institute of Technology...
Ford & Harrison LLP
After facing a number of lawsuits filed by some U.S. universities and states, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has agreed to rescind the policy change announced July 6, 2020 that...
Littler Mendelson
A lawsuit challenging the administration's policy has been settled, according to news reports. Littler will provide an additional update once a formal statement or court order is issued.
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) has agreed to rescind a proposed rule that would have required international students on F-1 and M-1 visas to either attend in-person classes at U.S.
Mayer Brown
Today, the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts announced that the federal government has agreed to rescind, on a nationwide basis.
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