Washington, D.C., March 22, 2022: During the COVID19 pandemic, USCIS processing of Form I-765 temporary work authorization application (known as Employment Authorization Documents (“EADs”)) slowed to a crawl. Excessive delays in EAD processing were partly caused by a shortage of appointments at USCIS Application Support Centers...

Blog Update, March 22, 2022: Are you having trouble finding the new I-94 number in the database of US Customs and Border Protection after filing Change of Status or Extension of Status. For example, an employer may request a Change of Status or Extension of Status from...

March 17, 2022, Washington, D.C.: DHS is ending the COVID‑19 Temporary Policy for List B Identity Documents. Beginning May 1, Employers will no longer be able to accept expired List B documents. DHS adopted the temporary policy in response to the difficulties many individuals experienced with renewing...

Washington, D.C., March 16, 2022: The EB-5 Reform and Integrity Act of 2022 (“Act”) included some technical improvements to the EB-5 program that will benefit investors. One of the most prominent improvements is the possibility for investors to file EB-5 visa petition simultaneously with Form...

Washington, D.C., March 15, 2022: The federal government re-authorized the EB-5 Regional Center program on March 15, 2022. Donoso & Partners, a leading law firm with thousands of clients pursuing EB-5 immigration, is happy to report that we have started to receive USCIS notifications by...

Washington, D.C., March 14, 2022: Following months of legislative deadlock, the U.S. Congress reauthorized the EB-5 Regional Center Program as part of the Omnibus spending bill passed on March 11, 2022. The EB-5 Reform and Integrity Act of 2022 (“Act”) extends EB-5 program for 5...

Washington, D.C., March 8, 2022: In a recent announcement, USCIS notified the public that it was seeking faster adjudication of I-765 temporary work permit applications filed under I-485 Adjustment of Status. To improve efficiency and reduce Form I-765 processing times for Form I-485 applicants, USCIS...

Toronto, March 3, 2022: Canada is introducing new immigration streams for Ukrainians who want to move to Canada permanently or temporarily. Ukrainians who wish to come to Canada on a temporary basis will be able to obtain a Canada-Ukraine Authorization for Emergency Travel. There will be...