Department of State publishes October 2020 Visa Bulletin and USCIS to Honor Dates of Filing for Employment-Based Immigrant Visa Preference Categories Next Month

Published on September 24, 2020 According to the State Department’s October Visa Bulletin, cut-off dates for the issuance of employment-based immigrant visas will advance significantly under several preference categories. Also, USCIS has announced that it will accept family-based and employment-based Adjustment of Status (AOS) applications based on the Dates for… Read More

USCIS Updates I-9 Rule Due to Delay in Production of EADs

Published on August 21, 2020 Due to the extraordinary and unprecedented COVID-19 public health emergency, the production of certain Employment Authorization Documents (Form I-766, EAD) is delayed.  As a result, employees may use Form I-797, Notice of Action, with a Notice date on or after December 1, 2019 through and… Read More

Department of State Announces Additional Exceptions to Proclamation Suspending Entry of Certain Nonimmigrants In National Interest

Published on August 13, 2020 On June 22, President Trump signed Presidential Proclamation 10052, which together with the previously signed Proclamation 10014, suspends certain immigrants and nonimmigrants from entering the U.S. through December 31, 2020. The Proclamations contained exceptions for individuals whose entry would be in the national interest of… Read More