March 1, 2017

March 2017 Visa Bulletin 

USCIS publishes March 2017 Visa Bulletin summarizing the availability of immigrant numbers during March.

 

January 11, 2017

Change in the application process for regional center status - I-924 

USCIS makes a proposal to change the application process for regional investment centers and suggesting a 2-step procedure: 1st - general application, 2nd - more specific. 

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November 18, 2016

Changes in Immigrant and Non-immigrant Employment Based Visa Programs

USCIS has published a final rule to modernize and improve several aspects of certain employment-based nonimmigrant and immigrant visa programs.

 

November 02, 2016

USCIS Updates the Manual - Grounds for Inadmissibility

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is updating guidance in the USCIS Policy Manual regarding health-related grounds of inadmissibility. 

September 02, 2016

Fiscal Year 2017 Cap Set for CNMI-Only Transitional Workers

In response to statutory requirements, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) will allow up to 12,998 nonimmigrants in fiscal year (FY) 2017 for the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI)-Only Transitional Worker (CW-1) program.

September 01, 2016

USCIS Announces Fiscal Year 2016 Grant Recipients

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) today awarded nearly $10 million in grants under two funding opportunities to 46 organizations that will help permanent residents prepare and apply for U.S. citizenship.

August 26, 2016

USCIS Assists in $20 Million Visa Fraud Investigation

Couple pleads guilty in visa-for-sale scheme involving Indian workers

August 23, 2016

USCIS Naturalizes New Citizens in celebration of National Park Service Centennial

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services will celebrate the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service on August 25 by welcoming 450 new U.S. citizens during 16 naturalization ceremonies at national parks across the country.

August 09, 2016

Transcript of USCIS-DOS- HHS Press Call on Syrian Refugee Processing

Transcript of USCIS-DOS- HHS Press Call on Syrian Refugee Processing.

August 01, 2016

DHS Announces 18-Month Redesignation and Extension of Temporary Protected Status for Syria

Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson has redesignated Syria for Temporary Protected Status (TPS) and extended the existing TPS designation for the country from Oct. 1, 2016, through March 31, 2018.

July 29, 2016

USCIS to Allow Additional Applicants for Provisional Waiver Process

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services will celebrate the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service on August 25 by welcoming 450 new U.S. citizens during 16 naturalization ceremonies at national parks across the country.

July 08, 2016

Temporary Protected Status Extended for El Salvador

Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson has extended Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for eligible nationals of El Salvador (and those without nationality who last habitually resided in El Salvador) for an additional 18 months, effective Sept. 10, 2016, through March 9, 2018.




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