Immigration News

Laws and regulations change often. We stay up-to-date with the latest news and publish all the important updates, including our analysis, as soon as they become available.

Immigration News Articles

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    June 2022 Visa Bulletin: Analysis & Predictions

    Published on May 13, 2022

    One of the most significant parts of getting a green card in the U.S. is waiting for your priority date to be current. For those that have invested the time, effort, and money into an immigrant visa, questions arise such as “How long will it take for my date to be current?” and “Can I…

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    2023 Diversity Visa Lottery Winners Selected

    Published on May 10, 2022

    The Diversity Immigrant Visa Program is administered by the U.S. Department of State (DOS) and allots 55,000 immigrant visas per year through a lottery pool for foreign nationals from countries with historically low immigration rates to the U.S. If you entered, you can now check the results to see if you were selected here. The…

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    Automatic Extension Period Increased for Select EAD Applicants

    Published on May 03, 2022

    On May 3, 20022, USCIS issued a Temporary Final Rule increasing the automatic extension period for Employment Authorization Documents (EADs) and employment authorization to some EAD renewal applicants for a period of up to 540 days in an effort to prevent gaps in employment authorization and documentation. As USCIS works to address pending EAD caseloads,…

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    Biden Announces ‘Uniting for Ukraine’ Streamlined Path for Parole

    Published on April 29, 2022

    Last week, President Biden announced United for Ukraine, a program offering refuge to citizens of Ukraine who are fleeing the ongoing war crisis with Russia. The President has committed to welcome up to 100,000 Ukrainians to the United States with this new path which is designed for Ukrainian citizens and their immediate relatives who are outside…

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    Risk-Based Approach Now Implemented for Conditional Permanent Resident Interviews

    Published on April 28, 2022

    On April 7, 2022, USCIS released a policy brief indicating that they would be using a risk-based approach when determining which interviews to waive for conditional permanent residents seeking to remove conditions on their permanent resident status (must have filed Form I-751). Before this new policy, USCIS required all conditional permanent residents to have an…

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    NEW Registration Process for Ukraine and Sudan TPS

    Published on April 21, 2022

    On April 18th, the Department of Homeland Security published two Federal Register notices regarding how to register for Temporary Protected Status for individuals fleeing Ukraine and Sudan. Earlier this month, Alejandro Mayorkas, Secretary of Homeland Security declared an 18-month TPS designation for both of these countries. It is estimated that there are about 59,600 individuals from…

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    EB5 Program Reauthorized But with Notable Changes

    Published on April 14, 2022

    On March 15, 2022 President Biden signed into law the spending bill which included a provision to reauthorize the employment-based fifth preference immigrant investor program, with notable changes including increasing the minimum investment requirement and other protocols to increase transparency.

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    Ukraine and Afghanistan Granted Temporary Protected Status

    Published on April 11, 2022

    UPDATE: The Department of Homeland Security has published two Federal Register notices regarding how to register for Temporary Protected Status for individuals fleeing Ukraine and Sudan. See full details here.  On March 3, 2022, the Department of Homeland Security granted temporary protected status (TPS) to Ukraine for 18 months in light of the war with…