Department of State announced that it has temporarily expanded the ability of consular officers to waive the in-person interview requirement for individuals applying for a
A federal judge ruled Friday (12/4/2020) that the Trump administration must fully restore the so-called Dreamers program that protects undocumented immigrants brought to the U.S.
LAWSUITS FILED OVER THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR’S INTERIM FINAL RULE (EFFECTIVE 10/8/2020) WHICH CHANGED PREVAILING WAGE RATES ITServe Alliance, Inc., et al. v. Scalia,
USCIS is increasing premium processing fees beginning Monday, October 19, 2020, as included in the Continuing Appropriations Act, 2021 and Other Extensions Act, which was signed
8/25/2020: USCIS has CANCELLED its planned furlough of more than 13,000 agency employees on Sunday, per an email sent to its employees.
USCIS just announced that due to their delay in producing Employment Authorization Documents (Form I-766, EAD), employees may use Form I-797, Notice of Action, with
In the August “check-in,” Charlie describes the movement in each category which is readily apparent from looking at the Visa Bulletin. Charlie’s predictions on future
Proclamation Suspending Entry of Certain Nonimmigrants.fact sheet
EB-1 Worldwide remains current in July and should remain so through the end of this fiscal year. EB-1 India advances significantly, moving forward eleven months
Temporary exemptions for Spring and Summer 2020 provided for online course instruction while maintaining F-1 status. That changes for the Fall semester. Temporary exemptions for
The Proclamation suspending entry of nonimmigrants to the U.S. is effective June 24, 2020 at 12:01 AM ET and extends through December 31, 2020, subject to revisions
This suspension applies to aliens who are outside of the U.S. on April 23, 2020, do not have an immigrant visa that is valid on
Charlie does not make any future predictions for family-based categories beyond what the June Visa Bulletin states. For employment-based categories, he has predictions for the