Spouses of H-1B Visa Holders Will be Eligible for Work Permits

On February 24, 2015, United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced eligibility for employment authorization of certain H-4 dependent spouses of H-1B nonimmigrants who are seeking employment-based lawful permanent resident (LPR) status. Under this regulation, the Department [...]

By |2018-04-03T00:26:32+00:00February 25th, 2015|Immigration|Comments Off on Spouses of H-1B Visa Holders Will be Eligible for Work Permits

Start of Application Process for Expanded DACA is Delayed

On February 18th, 2015, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) was expected to start accepting applications for expanded Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) under the revised guidelines of President Obama’s immigration plan. The expanded DACA would have [...]

By |2018-04-03T00:26:40+00:00February 19th, 2015|Immigration|Comments Off on Start of Application Process for Expanded DACA is Delayed

Nationals of Syria Can Register and Re-register for Temporary Protected Status

On January 5, 2015 , due to an ongoing armed conflict and temporary conditions in Syria that prevent its nationals from returning in safety, United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) re-designated Syria for Temporary Protected Status (TPS) [...]

By |2018-04-03T00:27:11+00:00January 6th, 2015|Immigration|Comments Off on Nationals of Syria Can Register and Re-register for Temporary Protected Status

President Obama Announces Executive Action on Immigration

On November 20, 2014, President Barack Obama unveiled his executive action plan on immigration. The President’s plan will affect an estimated 5 million undocumented immigrants currently living in the United States. Under President Obama’s executive action plan, parents [...]

By |2018-04-03T00:27:15+00:00November 21st, 2014|Immigration|Comments Off on President Obama Announces Executive Action on Immigration