Washington, D.C., May 29, 2020: U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services today announced that it will resume premium processing for Form I-129, Petition for a Nonimmigrant Worker and Form I-140, Immigrant Petition for Alien Workers, in phases over the next month. Effective June 1, 2020, USCIS will...

Washington, D.C., May 28, 2020: In February 2020, the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of North Carolina issued a permanent nationwide injunction enjoining USCIS from enforcing the Aug. 9, 2018, policy memorandum titled, ‘Accrual of Unlawful Presence and F, J, and M Nonimmigrants.’...

May 26, 2020: The government of the Province of Quebec (Canada) today announced that it would suspend and postpone the intake of new applications for the Quebec Immigrant Investor Program until the Spring of 2021. The Quebec Immigrant Investor Program allows foreign investors to obtain Canadian...

Washington, D.C. – May 20, 2020: The U.S. Department of State recently published its monthly Visa Bulletin for June, 2020. Employment Based Green Cards The June, 2020 visa bulletin follows significant movement forward in the March, 2020 and May, 2020 visa bulletins for China and India in...

Washington, D.C.; May 19, 2020. Reports indicate that the White House will likely agree with Canada and Mexico to extend travel restrictions and land border control measures implemented in response to the COVID-19 crisis. The US implemented travel restrictions in March that barred non-essential travel to...

Toronto, May 18, 2020: Canada’s Minister for Immigration, Marco Mendicino, was recently quoted in support of immigrants and immigration during the COVID-19 crisis: “We could not put food on the plate of Canadians at an affordable price without immigrants, we could not support our front-line...

Washington, D.C., May 18, 2020: US Citizenship and Immigration Services (“USCIS”) has experienced a significant reduction in new visa applications since the start of the COVID-19 crisis in March 2020. As a result, USCIS now running out of money to operate. Funding for USCIS operations are...