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USCIS Creates Online Fee Calculator For Lockbox Forms

On January 8, 2019, the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) unveiled its new Online Fee Calculator.

Resource-Allocation Issues Arise With Immigration Judge Border Surge

On September 27, 2017, Politico Magazine posted an interesting title on the progress of the Department of Justice (DOJ) initiative to reallocate Immigration Judges to the U.S.-Mexico border.

Canada Sees Increase in Crossings of U.S.-Canada Border

In the early months of the Trump Administration, there have been reports of dramatic increases of individuals crossing the U.S.-Canada border to seek asylum in Canada.

Archived Articles: The 2017 Suspension of H1B Premium Processing

On March 3, 2017, the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) temporarily suspended premium processing for all H1B petitions. Over the next few months, the USCIS gradually resumed premium processing for certain types of H1B petitions.

DOJ Files Civil Denaturalization Charges Against Three Individuals

On September 19, 2017, the Department of Justice (DOJ) published a press release titled “United States Files Denaturalization Complaints in Florida, Connecticut and New Jersey Against Three Individuals Who Fraudulently Naturalized After Having Been Ordered Deported Under Different Identities.”

DOJ Releases Statistics on Immigration Judge Surge

In Executive Order 13767, President Donald Trump directed the U.S. Attorney General to assign immigration judges to detention facilities. The DOJ began to implement this provision of Executive Order 13767 shortly after its issuance on January 25, 2017.

Latvian Ministry of Welfare Missing Post-Adoption Reports from Adoptive Parents of Latvian Children

On September 26, 2017, the U.S. Department of State issued an alert explaining that it has been informed by the Latvian Ministry of Welfare that it is still missing post-adoption reports from U.S. families who adopted children from Latvia.

Sudan Not Re-Designated for TPS

On September 18, 2017, the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced that the acting Secretary of Homeland Security, Elaine C. Duke, has decided not to re-designate Sudan for Temporary Protected Status (TPS).

USCIS Announces Changes to Form I-129 Direct Filing Addresses

On October 12, 2017, the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced two changes to direct filing addresses for the Form I-129, Petition for a Nonimmigrant Worker.

U.S.-China Negotiations on Repatriation of Nationals Subject to Final Orders of Removal

On October 4, 2017, the U.S. Attorney General, Jeff Sessions, and the acting Secretary of Homeland Security, Elaine Duke, chaired a U.S.-China Law Enforcement and Cybersecurity Dialogue along with officials of the Chinese government.

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