Washington, D.C., March 5, 2021: Recently, the Biden Administration reversed a Trump-era policy that forced legal green card applicants to remain outside the U.S. even if their visas had been approved. Presidential Proclamation 10014 was a relic of the expansive immigration restrictions adopted by the Trump...

The U.S. Department of State (DOS) released the March 2021 Visa Bulletin, bringing good news to the EB-1 green card category but only incremental improvements in other green card categories. What is the Visa Bulletin? The Visa Bulletin is an official monthly publication of the DOS that...

On February 24, 2021, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) announced that Permanent Resident applicants applying under any economic stream may now request a biometric appointment in India through the VAC webform. This is in addition to the ongoing biometrics for applications lodged under categories of...

Immigrant visas to the United States are processed for citizens and residents of the United Arab Emirates at the U.S. Embassy in Abu Dhabi. The U.S. Embassy in Abu Dhabi has announced the resumption of most immigrant visa services. The consulate in Abu Dhabi is currently...

February 22, 2021 Summary The U.S. Citizenship Act of 2021 is President Biden’s immigration reform bill released to the public on February 18, 2021. The bill was released as a Senate bill sponsored by Senator Menendez (D-NJ) and co-sponsored by several other democratic senators. Its main goals are...

Toronto, February 20, 2021: Canada made history last February 13, 2021 by extending Invitations to Apply to 27,332 immigration candidates in the Canadian Experience Classification (CEC). The Express Entry draw was the largest in the program’s history, with the lowest-ever CRS score of 75 points. By...

Toronto, February 18, 2021: Canada’s immigration authorities announced today that the Owner Operator Labor Market Impact Assessment program will be shut down effective April 1, 2021. IRCC posted the news in its website, with the following instructions: As of April 1, 2021, the Temporary Foreign Worker Program...