Washington, D.C., January 25, 2022: At a time of notorious backlogs and delays, U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services has decided to issue new guidance relating to the criteria that it uses for approving discretionary requests for expedited processing. The criteria are now available in the...

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS), in consultation with the Department of State (DOS), has announced the lists of countries whose nationals are eligible to participate in the H-2A and H-2B visa programs in 2022. For the next year, the Secretary of Homeland Security, with the...

Washington, D.C., December 30, 2021: In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services is extended the flexibilities it announced on March 30, 2020, to assist applicants, petitioners, and requestors who are responding to certain: Requests for Evidence; Continuations to Request Evidence (N-14); ...

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) on January 5 th , 2022, filed an unopposed motion to dismiss its appeal to the Behring Regional Center lawsuit. The appeal was filed in August 2021 by Alejandro N. Mayorkas, Secretary of Homeland Security; Tracy Renaud, Acting Director, U.S....

New Delhi, India, December 09, 2021: Amid rising concerns over the coronavirus variant Omicron, the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (“DGCA”), India issued a circular on Thursday, to announce its decision to extend the suspension of scheduled international commercial passenger services to and from India...

Washington, D.C., December 1, 2021: The current Continuing Resolution is set to expire on December 3, 2021. Investors who filed I-526 petitions based on EB-5 Regional Center investments had expected to receive positive news that the Regional Center program was being renewed as part of...