[NOTE – I summarized the public charge proposed rule that was released in October 2018 and I’m adapting that article to show changes from the proposed to the final rule. I’ve left much of that earlier article in because it …
On July 10, 2019, the House of Representatives passed by a 365-65 margin HR 1044 which would eliminate per-country quotas for employment-based green card categories and raise the quotas from 7% to 15% in the family categories.
The bill is …
On June 4, 2019, the US House of Representatives passed the DREAM Act by a margin of 237 to 187. The following is a section by section summary of that bill’s provisions:
Section 1. Short Title – The Act is …
[UPDATE 12/27/28- new information has been added regarding several agencies including EOIR, USCIS and Department of State]
At midnight eastern time this evening, the following government agencies will shut down because of President Trump’s rejection of a budget bill sent …
Intro: The Department of Homeland Security has proposed a new rule that will dramatically change the way the H-1B application process works. The rule would establish an electronic pre-registration system and run the annual lottery based on the pre-registrations rather …
The following is a brief rundown of the temporary restraining order decision that shut down the new DOJ/DHS rule banning the application for asylum for people near the southern US border who enter the US within inspection.
1- Judge Tigar …
Click here for my Dropbox link to a summary of today’s new regulation suspending eligibility for asylum for individuals crossing the southern border illegally as well as the Presidential Proclamation regarding the same.
- My detailed section by section summary of the public charge rule can be found here.
- This is a proposed rule and there are 60 days to comment from the day the rule is published in the Federal Register. The
DHS has released an advance copy of the long-anticipated public charge rule. The impacts on the immigration system will be dramatic if it is finalized. It dramatically expands the authority of examiners to deny someone adjustment of status on public …
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