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On April 7, 2019, President Donald Trump announced that Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen Nielsen will soon be leaving her position. He added that he will appoint the Commissioner of the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), Kevin McAleenan...
On April 5, 2019, President Donald Trump announced that he had withdrawn the nomination of Ronald D. Vitiello for director of the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). Vitiello is currently serving as Acting Director of ICE.
The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will begin premium processing for cap-subject H1B petitioners requesting a change of status on their Form I-129, Petition for a Nonimmigrant Worker on May 20, 2019.
On April 1, 2019, the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services announced the launch of its H1B Employer Data Hub.
On March 22, 2019, the Government of Sierra Leone notified the DOS that it had temporarily suspended all intercountry adoption cases until April 30, 2019.
Eoir seeks comment on changes to rules and procedures regarding representation in immigration proceedings
On March 27, 2019, the Department of Justice’s (DOJ) Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR) published advance notice of proposed rulemaking with request for comment in the Federal Register (FR) at 84 FR 11446 (Mar. 27, 2019).
On March 21, 2019, the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) published a reminder about STEM OPT reporting requirements for F1 students on STEM OPT extensions.
On March 15, 2019, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein delivered remarks at the investiture ceremony for 31 new immigration judges. The Deputy Attorney General’s (DAG) remarks focused on the enforcement of immigration laws and the asylum backlog.
Supreme court to consider whether states can prosecute identity theft with information included in form i-9
On March 18, 2019, the Supreme Court of the United States agreed to hear an interested immigration-related case in Kansas v. Garcia, Docket No. 17-834.