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June 18, 2019
Tahreem Kalam

USCIS May Now Require You to Travel Long Distances for Your Green Card or Naturalization Interview

When a foreign national applies for the I-485, Adjustment of Status to Adjust Status or N-400, Application for Naturalization, he or she must attend an interview with a U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) officer at a local USCIS office....

June 11, 2019
Chandni Shah

Safeguarding Your Devices When Traveling Abroad

If you are traveling abroad or returning to the United States, beware, the Fourth Amendment protections against warrantless searches do not apply to your electronic devices at the border--at least not yet. According to the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU),...

May 28, 2019
Zeena Barazanji

Visa Denials Under Section 221(g) of the Immigration & Nationality Act

When a foreign national applies for an immigrant or nonimmigrant visa to the United States, he or she must attend an interview at the U.S. Embassy or Consulate in their home country. During the interview, a consular officer will review...

May 24, 2019
Anna Buskila

Israeli Citizens are Finally Eligible for E-2 Treaty Investor Visa

Effective May 1, 2019, Israeli citizens are finally eligible for a Treaty Investor (E-2) visa to live and work in the United States. The E-2 visa permits Israeli citizens to start or buy business in the United States. Israelis who...

May 23, 2019
Ana Maria Echiburu Tyrrell

H-1B Cap Selection Process for Fiscal Year 2020 is Complete

On May 17, 2019, USCIS announced that it completed data entry for all H-1B petitions filed in the 2020 cap and that some cases will be transferred to different service centers after receipts are issued. The transfers will depend upon...

May 07, 2019
Ana Maria Echiburu Tyrrell

U.S. District Court Enjoins the Implementation of “Accrual of Unlawful Presence and F, J, and M Nonimmigrants” Memo

On August 9, 2018, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (“USCIS”) published a Memo entitled Accrual of Unlawful Presence and F, J, and M Nonimmigrants (the “Memo”) which provided that F, J, and M nonimmigrant students would begin accruing unlawful presence...

April 25, 2019
Jeffrey Cohn

Consequences of Reentry After a Prior Final Order of Removal (Deportation)

There are serious consequences for foreign nationals reentering or attempting to reenter the U.S. after receiving a prior final order of removal (deportation).  The consequences include ineligibility for immigration benefits and the risk of criminal prosecution for immigration violations. Removal...

April 24, 2019
Beata Leja

Social Security Administration (SSA) Resurrects Controversial Practice of Sending “No Match” Letters to Employers

In March 2019, the Social Security Administration (SSA) announced that it would revive the controversial practice of sending “no match” letters to employers across the country, notifying them that an employee’s Social Security number does not match SSA’s official records....

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