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On February 7, 2018, the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced that the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) will not begin releasing H2B temporary labor certifications until February 20, 2018. This is “due to an unprecedented number of applications.”
From October 26 to 28, the “Abu Dhabi Judo Grand Slam” took place in the city of Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). The UAE, like the majority of Muslim-majority countries in the region, has no diplomatic relations with Israel and is outright hostile toward the Jewish people.
An interesting case arose recently involving the denial of immigration parole for a prominent Russian lawyer seeking to represent a client in litigation in the United States.
On January 19, 2018, the Supreme Court of the United States granted certiorari in Trump v. Hawaii, one of the challenges to Presidential Proclamation 9645. more commonly known as the third version of the “travel ban.”
After being confirmed by the Senate by a vote of 55-43, Alex Azar was sworn in as the new Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) in a ceremony at the White House on January 29, 2018. In this post, we provide notes on the Azar swearing in and what the HHS does in the immigration context.
On January 31, 2018, Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen Nielsen announced that the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has devised additional security enhancements for the U.S. Refugee Admissions Program (USRAP).
I regularly answer questions about immigration on several websites, including Quora. On January 31, 2018, I came across an interesting question that I felt warranted a long answer and, now, a blog post.
On November 16, 2017, Attorney General Jeff Sessions issued a memorandum on prohibiting the use of improper guidance documents. The memorandum assigned Associate Attorney General Rachel Brand, the third highest ranking appointee in the Department of Justice (DOJ)...
On January 10, 2018, Attorney General Jeff Sessions appointed James McHenry as the permanent Director of the Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR). McHenry had been serving as Acting Director since May 30, 2017.