In response to the United States’ ongoing health response to the COVID-19 pandemic, a bipartisan group of senators has introduced a new bill, The Healthcare Workforce Resilience Act, to offer
Continue Reading Proposed Bipartisan Bill to Recapture 40,000 Visas for Physicians and Nurses To Remedy Ongoing Shortage, Aid Ongoing COVID-19 Health Response

Based on a recent hearing in a lawsuit challenging certain EB-5 regulations, it appears the regulations may be struck down due to the illegal appointment of Department of Homeland Security
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On March 2, 2021, the Department of Homeland Security and the Department of State issued guidance that contained new limitations on obtaining National Interest Exceptions (NIEs) from the travel restrictions
Continue Reading New Guidance on National Interest Exception Categories and How to Apply

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) announced an extension of the temporary policy that relaxes Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification compliance requirements. The
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The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has published a notice of proposed rulemaking to develop a comprehensive biometric entry-exit system that would allow the collection of biometrics from travelers entering
Continue Reading DHS Proposed Rule to Expand Biometric Data Collection for Noncitizen Travelers

On Oct. 6, 2020, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced the Interim Final Rule (IFR), “Strengthening the H-1B Nonimmigrant Visa Classification Program.” This rule will be effective
Continue Reading Department of Homeland Security Issues Interim Final Rule to Strengthen the H-1B Program