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The COVID-19 pandemic has significantly impacted all our lives in many ways including the ability to travel internationally.
Troutman Pepper Hamilton Sanders
Q: It is no secret that Trump and Biden have starkly different views on immigration laws and policies. Now that President Biden is in charge...
The Department of Homeland Security issued a final rule, effective May 19, 2021, that removes an interim final rule issued in October 2020 and later vacated by a federal district court...
The American Council on Education (ACE) and a group of higher education associations sent a letter to Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro Mayorkas urging them...
Mayer Brown
As we detailed in our prior Legal Update, on January 19, 2021, the FHA expanded eligibility to apply for FHA-insured mortgages to individuals residing in the United States under the DACA program...
On June 1, 2021, the U.S. Department of State (DOS) issued further guidance on eligibility for National Interest Exceptions (NIEs) to the travel bans from the Schengen Area of the EU, the U.K., Ireland, China, Iran, Brazil, South Africa, and India.
Mayer Brown
Starting May 3, South Korea implemented the Korea Electronic Travel Authorization (K-ETA) pilot program, an optional system for foreign nationals from 21 visa-exempt countries...
Dickinson Wright PLLC
Before filing an I-140 petition for an employee beneficiary, petitioning employers brave a seemingly endless obstacle course, spending several months filing a prevailing wage determination ("PWD")...
Pryor Cashman LLP
Pryor Cashman Groups and members of the Pryor Cashman team have been ranked in Chambers USA and Chambers Global newly released 2021 rankings.
Envoy Global, Inc.
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has issued a final rule in the Federal Register that removes an interim final rule (IFR)...
Envoy Global, Inc.
The State Department has released the June 2021 Visa Bulletin, which brings advancement in multiple employment-based categories.
Envoy Global, Inc.
President Biden has released a presidential proclamation revoking Proclamation 9945, which suspended the entry of immigrants who would "financially burden the U.S. healthcare system."
Small changes to an immigration provision by Congress could impact millions of noncitizens in the United States and is not a new solution.
On Monday, May 10, 2021, Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas withdrew from the Federal Register, the rule proposed by the Trump Administration in May 2018...
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
U.S. Embassy Moscow recently announced plans to reduce its consular workforce by 75 percent and significantly reduce its consular services. The announcement comes in response...
On May 27, 2021, the US Department of State (DOS) expanded the National Interest Exception (NIE) criteria for individuals subject to proclamations restricting travel to the United States...
Envoy Global, Inc.
Although it has existed for nearly five years, the International Entrepreneur Parole (IEP) program has received very little attention from employers and foreign workers
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
The Biden Administration took office on January 20, 2021. Many executive orders have been executed since that date, some of which directly change the manner of handling immigration matters.
Mayer Brown
From June 4, 2021, the Japanese government is to implement stricter quarantine measures for travelers from New York, California, Nevada and 12 other states, as well as certain other countries, due to COVID variant infection rates.
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.
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