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On April 1, 2019, the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services announced the launch of its H1B Employer Data Hub.
On March 22, 2019, the Government of Sierra Leone notified the DOS that it had temporarily suspended all intercountry adoption cases until April 30, 2019.
Eoir seeks comment on changes to rules and procedures regarding representation in immigration proceedings
On March 27, 2019, the Department of Justice’s (DOJ) Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR) published advance notice of proposed rulemaking with request for comment in the Federal Register (FR) at 84 FR 11446 (Mar. 27, 2019).
On March 21, 2019, the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) published a reminder about STEM OPT reporting requirements for F1 students on STEM OPT extensions.
On March 15, 2019, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein delivered remarks at the investiture ceremony for 31 new immigration judges. The Deputy Attorney General’s (DAG) remarks focused on the enforcement of immigration laws and the asylum backlog.
Supreme court to consider whether states can prosecute identity theft with information included in form i-9
On March 18, 2019, the Supreme Court of the United States agreed to hear an interested immigration-related case in Kansas v. Garcia, Docket No. 17-834.
On March 4, 2019, the U.S. Department of State (DOS) announced that the U.S. Embassy in Tunis is now the primary site for processing immigrant visas for Libyan nationals living in Libya. The designated site for Libyan nationals living in Libya was previously the U.S. Embassy in Casablanca, Morocco.
On April 5, 2019, the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced that it has received a sufficient number of petitions to reach the 65,000 H1B visa regular cap for FY 2020.
On February 26, 2019, the Department of State (DOS) announced that the U.S. Embassy in Caracas, Venezuela, has suspended routine visa services due to the departure of non-essential personnel from the Embassy.