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The American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) reported on June 19, 2017, that several of its members have erroneously received Application Support Center (ASC) Appointment Notices from the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS).
On June 1, 2017, the United States Government Accountability Office (GAO) released a 146-page report titled "Immigration Courts: Actions Needed to Reduce Case Backlog and Address Long-Standing Management and Operations Challenges."
On June 12, 2017, the Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA) issued Amicus Invitation No. 17-06-12.
On June 12, 2017, Justice Neil Gorsuch authored his first opinion as a Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States. Justice Gorsuch wrote for a unanimous court in Henson v. Santander Consumer USA Inc., 582 U.S. ___ (2017).
In this article, we will examine several issues relating to the Filipino World War II Veterans Parole Program (FWVP).
On June 1, 2017, the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services announced that it will transfer a selection of the following pending H1B-related extension of stay petitions from the Nebraska Service Center to the California Service Center.
On August 24, 2017, Jonathan Swain of Axios reported that President Donald Trump is giving strong consideration to ending Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA).
Supreme court stays ninth circuit decision limiting scope of suspension of refugee travel of "travel ban"
The Supreme Court of the United States stayed a decision of the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit regarding the injunction against the implementation of parts of President Donald Trump's Executive Order 13780, colloquially known as the "travel ban."
On December 2, 2016, the Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP) received notice from the United States Department of Defense (DOD) that the DOD would not accept applications for benefits under the Military Accessions Vital to the National Interest (MAVNI) program for fiscal year (FY) 2017.