CBP will start sending emails to ESTA travelers 10 days prior to expiration that they should leave. This is a new compliance initiative. If you receive an email notification, I would love to know. Below is a copy of the statement released by CBP. CBP Reminds Travelers of Time Remaining in the US with[…]
On Monday January 8th 2018, the administration ended temporary protected status (TPS) for those from El Salvador. Having recently ended TPS for Haiti and Honduras, this step was anticipated. However, there was still some hope, until this morning, that this action would not be taken. People on TPS from El Salvador have until 9th September[…]
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It has been a roller coaster of a year. Here are some links to recent discussions and interviews with Geekwire, Bloomberg and The Seattle Times: Geekwire: ‘Seismic shift’ in H-1B visa program could mean trouble for tech” The Seattle Times: Hillary Clinton talks Chardonnay and collusion at sold-out Seattle event Bloomberg: Immigration Attorneys on Their Toes in the[…]
Following successful litigation, USCIS released information on the application process for the International Entrepreneur Rule. Here is a link. We will look forward to helping if you require help! USCIS did post a notice about this information and noted that a draft rule to rescind the IER is almost final. I copy the notice below:[…]
The January 2018 visa bulletin was recently released. Most notably, EB5 Regional Center visas are currently unavailable. The immigrant investor pilot program was extended through December 22, 2017. If there is legislative action that extends the program beyond December 22, 2017, the final action date will become current for all countries other than China and[…]