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Representatives Raise Concerns About Low Staffing At Canadian Border
The DHS recently announced a plan to temporarily transfer approximately 750 CBP officers from the Canadian border to the Mexican border to help address the influx of asylum seekers from Central America.
United States
31 May 2019
TPS Extended Through January 2, 2020, For Nationals Of El Salvador, Haiti, Nicaragua, And Sudan
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has extended temporary protected status (TPS) through January 2, 2020, for nationals of El Salvador, Haiti, Nicaragua, and Sudan.
United States
13 Mar 2019
E-Verify Suspended Due To The Government Shutdown
The holiday season may already feel like a distant memory and five-day workweeks may once again be the norm, but not everything is back to business as usual for U.S. employers this January.
United States
17 Jan 2019
DHS Proposes H-1B Registration System And Creates Uncertainty Heading Into Cap Season
On December 3, 2018, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) introduced a new plan that would require employers to pre-register all potential H-1B candidates for selection in the H-1B lottery.
United States
11 Dec 2018
Ninth Circuit Court Of Appeals Rules In Favor Of DACA
A three-judge panel for the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has upheld a nationwide preliminary injunction issued by a California district court, temporarily preventing the Trump administration
United States
16 Nov 2018
DHS Temporarily Extends Validity Of TPS-Related Documents For Sudanese And Nicaraguan TPS Beneficiaries
Employers may want to consult the Federal Register announcement for detailed instructions on how to update employment records in light of the automatic extension for employees from Sudan and Nicaragua.
United States
14 Nov 2018
DHS Releases Ambitious 2018 Regulatory Agenda
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) released its fall 2018 regulatory agenda, laying out its rulemaking goals through 2019.
United States
31 Oct 2018
DHS Reaffirms Commitment To Rescind H-4 Work Authorization
In the meantime, eligible H-4 spouses may continue to apply for or renew their employment authorization documents.
United States
3 Sep 2018
Temporary Protected Status Extended For Somalia
Temporary protected status (TPS) for Somalia has been extended for an additional 18 months, prolonging the program from September 17, 2018, to March 17, 2020.
United States
31 Jul 2018
DHS Extends TPS For Yemen
On July 5, 2018, U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced an 18-month extension of temporary protected status (TPS) for eligible nationals of Yemen.
25 Jul 2018
DHS Expected To Announce Cancellation Of TPS For Nepal
There are unofficial reports that indicate that the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is preparing to make an announcement regarding the end of temporary protected status (TPS)...
United States
27 Apr 2018
President Trump Establishes National Vetting Center To Further "Extreme Vetting" Plan
On February 6, 2018, President Trump issued a national security presidential memorandum directing the establishment of a vetting center to promote border and immigration security and ensure the safety and security of the United States.
United States
9 Feb 2018
Department Of Homeland Security Terminates TPS For Haitian Immigrants
On November 20, 2017, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced the termination of the temporary protected status designation for Haiti.
United States
28 Nov 2017
Beltway Buzz, November 10, 2017
Now You See It, Now You Don't—Revised House and Senate Tax Reform Proposals Differ in Treatment of Executive Compensation; Paid Leave Legislation Proposed; Joint-Employer Bill Advances...
United States
13 Nov 2017
DHS Continues Focus On Border Security With Enhanced Aviation Security Measures
On June 28, 2017, Secretary of Homeland Security John Kelly announced the implementation of enhanced security measures for all commercial flights arriving in the United States.
United States
31 Jul 2017
DHS Delays The Effective Date Of The International Entrepreneur Final Rule
The proposed final rule also included provisions that would allow for a potential extension of an entrepreneur's stay in the United States by up to an additional 30 months.
United States
21 Jul 2017
USCIS Processing Times Remain Backlogged
On January 5, 2017, USCIS announced that it would no longer use this formatting system. USCIS began posting processing times using a specific date formation rather than the previous formatting system.
United States
4 Apr 2017
DHS Guidance Memos Chart Aggressive Course To Implement President Trump's Executive Orders On Immigration Enforcement
On February 20, 2017, U.S Secretary of Homeland Security John Kelly released two new policy memoranda aimed at implementing President Trump's executive orders on enhancing the public safety...
United States
6 Mar 2017
President Trump's First Week Focus Turns To National Security And Immigration
As part of his first week initiatives, President Trump turned the focus of his administration toward immigration. On January 25, 2017, President Trump signed two executive orders addressing interior immigration enforcement and the border wall with Mexico.
United States
6 Feb 2017
"Deferred Action For Childhood Arrivals" Initiative Effective As Of August 15, 2012
The initiative to defer the deportation of eligible young persons without lawful immigration status was officially implemented on August 15, 2012, when the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) began accepting applications for "deferred action." Deferred action is a determination to defer the removal (deportation) of an individual as an act of prosecutorial discretion.
United States
5 Sep 2012
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