I. IntroductionThe United States has commonly been referred to as a “nation of immigrants,” welcoming people of various origins, races, and religions, all hoping to find freedom, new opportunities, and a better way … [Read more...] about The Road to Citizenship Under Border Security, Economic Opportunity and Immigration Modernization Act (S. 744)
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The first major immigration proposal in several years contains sweeping changes, with the president potentially signing a version by mid-June.On April 17, a bipartisan group of senators known as the "Gang of Eight" introduced the first major immigration proposal in several years, … [Read more...] about Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act of 2013
Immigration Reforms and Updates from DHS and DOS DHS Announces Proposed Administrative ReformsIn a press release dated January 31, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced a number of proposed administrative reforms designed to enable the United States to attract … [Read more...] about Proposed DHS Administrative Reforms Designed to Attract and Retain Highly Skilled Foreign Nationals; DOS Changes Aim to Improve Visa and Foreign Visitor Processing.
The Department of State (DOS) has revised certain nonimmigrant and immigrant visa fees. DOS has adjusted the visa fees in the following categories:E visas – treaty/trader and Australian specialty occupation visas decreased to $205 (from $270).K visas – … [Read more...] about Effective September 12, 2014: New Fees for Some Nonimmigrant and Immigrant Visas
On June 26, 2017, the U.S. Supreme Court decided to partially lift lower court injunctions that had prevented any part of President Trump’s March 6, 2017, executive order (“March 6 EO”) to take effect.In pertinent part, the March 6 EO barred foreign … [Read more...] about Employers Dodge Bullet in Recent U.S. Supreme Court Travel Ban Order