marzo 2, 2023
New Rules on Asylum from the Biden Administration
In a move to provide “a safe, orderly, and lawful path to the United States”, the Biden Administration announced changes to rules of entry to the United States of those seeking asylum.
febrero 22, 2023
State Department plans pilot for domestic visa renewal.
The State Department is going to launch a pilot program which will offer visa renewal options in the U.S. for H-1B specialty occupation workers and other temporary visa holders who are currently required to travel abroad.
febrero 6, 2023
Biden extends program for Hong Kong residents.
The Biden administration extended a program which protects Hong Kong residents in the U.S. from deportation two weeks prior to the program being set to expire.
enero 27, 2023
USCIS Extends COVID-19-related Flexibilities
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services is extending certain COVID-19-related flexibilities through March 23, 2023.
enero 21, 2023
Number of Immigration Forms Increasing
In an interview with David Bier, Cato Institute’s associate director of immigration studies, Federal Drive’s Tom Temin learned that the number of immigration forms has increased about five times since the formation of the USCIS and now stands at 701 pages of forms – up from 193 in 2003.
enero 15, 2023
1,000,000 New Citizens in Fiscal 2022
Almost one million immigrants became US citizens in fiscal year ending September 30, 2022 – the most in almost 15 years.
enero 5, 2023
USCIS Announces Plan to Increase Some Immigration Related Fees
In an effort to balance it books and thus improve services and turnaround times, the USCIS has published notice of its plan to adjust some benefit fees for immigrants