Department of Homeland Security

On Oct. 12, 2022, the Department of Homeland Security announced a new migration process for Venezuelan nationals. Eligible Venezuelan nationals and their immediate family members may request advance authorization for

Continue Reading DHS announces new Parole Process for Venezuelan Citizens

After receipt and consideration of more than 16,000 public comments, on Aug. 30, 2022, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) will be publishing a final rule in the Federal Register
Continue Reading DACA Final Rule to Be Published Aug. 30, with Limited Effectiveness

In response to the new Omicron variant of the COVID-19 virus and in an effort to stop the spread, President Biden issued a new Proclamation Nov. 26, 2021, restricting travel
Continue Reading Biden Administration Restricts Travel From 8 African Countries Due to Omicron Variant

Due to an immigration application backlog, which was worsened by the pandemic’s adverse effects on USCIS and the nearly four-month office closure of Application Support Centers (ASCs) and Field Offices,
Continue Reading Long Delays for Work Permits for L-2 and H-4 Spouses Are Over

To advance the safe resumption of global travel during the COVID-⁠19 pandemic, on Oct. 25 President Biden issued a Proclamation emphasizing the continued enhanced measures against the spread of the
Continue Reading Biden Administration Lifts Travel Restrictions to Allow Vaccinated Travelers into United States

DHS has extended its I-9 flexibility provisions repeatedly since March 2020, and recently extended them once again until August 31, 2021. However, employers should start planning now for how they
Continue Reading Preparing for the End of the Form I-9 Flexibility Provisions and the Return of Compliance Enforcement