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WASHINGTON, March 29, 2022: The Biden Administration today announced new initiatives to reduce long processing times for hundreds of thousands of visa applications. These initiatives are set out in a new Final Rule released today to the public for comment. First, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services...

Washington, D.C., March 28, 2022: The Department of Labor's (DOL) processing time reports for February 2022 indicates that the DOL is taking an average of approximately 5.5 months (166 days) to issue a new Prevailing Wage request. The DOL reports that it is taking approximately 6...

Washington, D.C., March 22, 2022: During the COVID19 pandemic, USCIS processing of Form I-765 temporary work authorization application (known as Employment Authorization Documents (“EADs”)) slowed to a crawl. Excessive delays in EAD processing were partly caused by a shortage of appointments at USCIS Application Support Centers...

Blog Update, March 22, 2022: Are you having trouble finding the new I-94 number in the database of US Customs and Border Protection after filing Change of Status or Extension of Status. For example, an employer may request a Change of Status or Extension of Status from...