September 5, 2017 - The EB-5 immigrant investor regional center program may wait until April 2018 before it sees final rulemaking changes, according to an updated rulemaking timetable published by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). In January 2017, the Department of Homeland Security...

September 5, 2017 – President Trump today ordered the end a federal program intended to help young undocumented immigrants brought to the United States as children (known as “Dreamers”). The program, known as Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals or “DACA”, was created by President Obama...

Under the Trump Administration’s Executive Order 13767, foreign entrepreneurs wishing to travel the U.S. to establish their start-up have a longer wait ahead of them. The Executive Order delays the International Entrepreneur Final Rule (“IEFR”), originally scheduled to take effect on July 17, 2017. The...

USCIS is scrutinizing wage levels of ­H-1B specialized worker visa petitions, issuing numerous Requests for Evidence (“RFEs”) for jobs offering entry-level (Level 1) wages. The Level 1 wage represents an entry level work position. The Department of Labor’s guidance provides that such entry-level jobs involve “routine...

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has announced an online webinar to take place on Thursday, August 24, from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. (Eastern Standard Time) to discuss Form I-924A, Annual Certification of Regional Center. This webinar will specifically discuss certain changes to the...