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On April 26, 2018, the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), with the support of the National Park Service, released a documentary video titled “USCIS and the Legacy of Ellis Island”.
On April 25, 2018, the Supreme Court of the United States heard oral arguments in Trump v. Hawaii, No. 17-695. Trump v. Hawaii concerns the entry restrictions against nationals of seven countries in President Donald Trump’s September 24, 2017 Presidential Proclamation...
On April 23, 2018, the Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR) announced the swearing in of a new immigration judge at the Arlington Immigration Court in Virginia.
On May 1, 2018, the acting Director of the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), Thomas D. Homan, announced his retirement from federal service.
On May 2, 2018, the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced that it had competed the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI)-Only Transitional Worker (CW1) cap lottery for fiscal year 2019.
Attorney general sessions sends ausas and ijs to border to respond to increase in illegal crossings and asylum cases
On May 2, 2018, the Department of Justice (DOJ) published a news release titled “Justice Department Announces Additional Prosecutors and Immigration Judges For Southwest Border Crisis.”.
On March 31, 2018, Mike Pompeo was confirmed by the United States Senate by a vote of 57-42 as the 70th U.S. Secretary of State. The U.S. Department of State (DOS) is responsible for visa issuance abroad and plays a significant role in many immigration programs...
On April 6, 2018, the U.S. Department of State (DOS) released the Visa Bulletin for May 2018. The May 2018 Visa Bulletin contains dates for filing and application final action dates for beneficiaries of approved family-sponsored and employment-based immigrant visa preference petitions in that month.
On April 10, 2018, the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced the launch of its new E-Verify website, E-Verify.gov.