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On April 3, 2018, Sophia Yan of the Associated Press published an interesting report on the future of the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands-Only (CW1) Transitional Worker visa program.
On May 30, 2018, the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services published an important news alert titled “USCIS to Implement Online Processing of FOIA Requests.” The USCIS announced the launch of its Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Immigration Records SysTem (FIRST).
On May 31, 2018, the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) released a news alert about a conviction involving immigration fraud and identity theft.
On June 4, 2018, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) released a news alert titled “On the 500th Day of the Trump Administration, Attorney General Sessions Announces 311 New Assistant United States Attorney Positions.”
On May 25, 2018, Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen Nielsen announced that the DHS will make available an additional 15,000 H2B temporary nonagricultural visas for the duration of fiscal year 2018.
On May 7, 2018, the U.S. Department of State (DOS) released the Immigrant Visa Bulletin for June 2018. In this article, we will examine the pertinent charts from the June 2018 Visa Bulletin, discuss what they mean for those seeking adjustment of status during the month...
On May 17, 2018, the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) wrote about the sentencing of an airline staffing executive for his role in an immigration fraud scheme.
On May 14, 2018, the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced that it will begin recalling approximately 8,543 Green Cards due to a production error. Because of the production error, the affected Green Cards were printed with incorrect “Resident Since” dates.
On April 13, 2017, the U.S. Department of State (DOS) stated that it is currently reviewing Japanese law regarding the transfer of custody of a child without a court order.