Washington, D.C. – June 18, 2020: The U.S. Department of State recently published its monthly Visa Bulletin for July, 2020. Employment Based Green Cards The July, 2020 visa bulletin shows modest movement forward for most Employment-based categories and significant movement forward for EB-1 and EB-5 India. The...

Washington, D.C., June 18, 2020: USCIS processing times for EB-5 visa processing appear to be getting worse instead of getting better. USCIS announced that official processing times for EB-5 I-526 visa petitions are between 29 and 61 months (61 months is 5 years and 1...

Washington, D.C. , June 19, 2020: The United States Supreme blocked President Trump’s efforts to end the Obama-era program called Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA). The DACA program allowed more than 650,000 undocumented immigrants brought to the US unlawfully as children, who completed high...

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...