USCIS has issued its guidance on hardship waivers and updated its policy manual. The changes were promised in President Obama’s November 2014 speech on executive actions. The memo announcing the changes can be found here and the new policy language – set to go into effect on December 6, 2016 – can be found here. I’ll have more analysis on the new policy and how it changes the status quo soon.

Greg Siskind

Greg Siskind

Greg Siskind is a partner with Siskind Susser, PC - Immigration Lawyers. After graduating from Vanderbilt University, he received his law degree at the University of Chicago. He created the first immigration law web site in 1994 and the first law blog in 1997. He's written four books and currently serves on the board of governors of the American Immigration Lawyers Association. He can be reached by email at gsiskind@visalaw.com.
Greg Siskind
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