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On June 17, 2019, the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced that it is implementing a national strategy to decrease differences in processing times based on the location of processing for the Form N-400, Application for Naturalization...
On June 14, 2019, the U.S. Department of State (DOS) announced that the government of Guyana has confirmed that it will continue to process certain adoption cases under the non-Hague Convention process in effect prior to June 1, 2019.
On June 21, 2019, the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced that it is extending the grace period for the previous edition of the Form I-918, Petition for U Nonimmigrant Status.
On June 18, 2019, the Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR) announced that it swore in Jean King as the new chief administrative law judge in the EOIR’s Office of the Chief Administrative Hearing Officer.
On June 10, 2019, citizens of New Zealand became eligible to seek E1 treaty trader visas and E2 treaty investor visas in the United States.
On June 7, 2019, the U.S. Department of State (DOS) released a joint declaration between the United States and Mexico on stemming the flow of migrants across the United States border from Mexico.
On May 10, 2019, the Executive Office of Immigration Review (EOIR) held an investiture ceremony to swear in 18 new immigration judges. One of the 18 new immigration judges will serve as an assistant chief immigration judge with supervisory responsibilities.
On June 10, 2019, the acting Secretary of Homeland Security, Kevin McAleenan, announced that Ken Cuccinelli will serve as the new acting director of the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), effective immediately.
On June 3, 2019, the U.S. Department of State (DOS) determined it will not be able to process intercountry adoptions from Guyana initiated on or after June 1, 2019.