Immigration News


January 22, 2021

Summary of Biden Executive Orders on Immigration

On January 20, 2021, shortly after his swearing in, President Joseph R. Biden took swift action to revise Trump-era immigration…More


August 17, 2020

State Department Clarifies National Interest Exception Rules for H, J, and L Visa Petitions Under Previous Presidential Proclamation Limiting Their Issue

Following the Presidential Proclamation from June 22, 2020, which severely restricted the abilities of qualified foreign nationals to enter the…More


August 10, 2020

Two Executive Orders Issued Regarding Immigrant Workers and Federal Contractors

President Trump has issued two executive orders affecting immigrant workers. The first instructs the Department of Labor to “finalize guidance…More


July 17, 2020

Further Updates and Exceptions to Presidential Proclamation For Dependents on H, L, J, and F Visas

The State Department has clarified certain exceptions regarding the Presidential Proclamation restricting the issuance of H, L, and J visas. Our original posting regarding…More


July 2, 2020

Update to Trump Proclamation Suspending Entry of H-1B, H-2B, J-1 and L-1 Nonimmigrants

This is an update to our previous post regarding the Presidential Proclamation restricting new H-1B, H-2B, J-1, and L-1 holders….More


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March 4, 2021

President Biden Rescinds the Immigrant Visa Ban 

On February 24, 2021, the Biden Administration, in its latest move to rollback Trump immigration policies, rescinded Presidential Proclamation 10014…More


February 8, 2021

H-1B Registration Updates

USCIS announced on February 5, 2021 that the registration period for the fiscal year 2022 H-1B cap will open at…More


February 5, 2021

President Biden Signs Three Immigration-Related Executive Orders

On February 2, 2021, President Biden signed three executive orders aimed at undoing the Trump Administration’s restrictive immigration policies. These…More

 
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