2020 18.6

U.S. Supreme Court rules in favor of DACA recipients:

The United States Supreme Court ruled today that the Trump Administration could not immediately end the DACA program. Seven hundred thousand Dreamers are now safe from deportation and can continue to receive employment authorization and apply for travel permission. The DACA progr...

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2020 4.6

USCIS Reopens some Office June 4.

While USCIS begins to reopen some field offices to the public this week, offices in New York City and Long Island remain closed. USCIS has established certain procedures in response to the spread of COVID-19. Visitors with appointments will not be allowed into the facilities more...

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2020 29.5

USCIS resumes premium processing.

On May 29, USCIS announced that it had resumed premium processing for Form I-129, Petition for a Nonimmigrant Worker, and Form I-140, Immigrant Petition for Alien Workers. Premium processing for other forms is being resumed in phases over the next month. All announced dates are s...

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2020 28.2

The Trump administration looking to curb foreign workers.

The Trump administration has been looking into additional bans on foreign worker which it claims is a necessary step in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The administration is said to be considering limiting the exchange visitor programs and reducing the numbers of visas for spe...

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2019 20.7

USCIS Faces Bankruptcy

The huge drop in applications flowing into USCIS this year has created a shortfall and resulted in the organization requesting emergency of $1.2 billion. If the funding is not approved, the agency has threatened to furlough workers starting July 20. In addition to funding USCIS h...

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