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Coronavirus-Related Immigration and Travel Updates

In this post, we will discuss recent immigration- and travel-related developments regarding the ongoing coronavirus outbreak.

USCIS Will Not Pre-Paid Mailers for FY 2021 Cap Subject H1B Petitions

On February 14, 2020, the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced that it “will not use pre-paid mailers to send out any communications or final notices for fiscal year 2021 cap-subject H1B petitions...

USCIS Response to Coronavirus Outbreak in China

On February 5, 2020, the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) released a news update detailing its response to the ongoing novel coronavirus outbreak in China.

DHS Publishes New Forms Due to Public Charge Rule

The USCIS has published new editions of all of its forms affected by the new public charge final rule, which will take effect outside of Illinois on February 24, 2020.

DOS Updates Website to Increase Understanding of Family-Based Immigrant Visa Processing

On February 7, 2020, the U.S. Department of State (DOS) updated its website to provide information on its implementation of a fully digitized visa application process for family-based immigrant visa cases.

Guidance for Residents of Illinois on New Public Charge Rule

On February 24, 2020, the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will begin implementing its new public charge rule nationwide, except in Illinois.

Justice Gorsuch Weighs In Against Universal Injunctions in Public Charge Case

On January 27, 2020, the Supreme Court of the United States stayed a universal injunction entered by the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York (SDNY) against the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS’s) new public charge rule.

Supreme Court Stays Universal Injunction Against Public Charge Rule

On January 27, 2020, the Supreme Court of the United States stayed a universal injunction against the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS’s) public charge rule that had been entered by the United States District Court of the Southern District of New York.

ATTORNEY PRIZZIA JOINED BOARD OF DIRECTORS FOR FLOC

ATTORNEY PRIZZIA JOINED BOARD OF DIRECTORS FOR FLOC

January 2020 Visa Bulletin

The U.S. Department of State (DOS) published its monthly immigrant visa bulletin for January 2020 on December 9, 2019.

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