Immigration and Nationality Act

On Jan. 21, 2022, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) updated its policy guidance in the USCIS Policy Manual to address national interest waivers for advanced degree professionals or persons
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Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) has many roles. One includes working with universities and other educational institutions to ensure compliance with Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Regulations and Policies. The
Continue Reading ICE Oversight of US Universities, Educational Institutions and Vocational Programs through the SEVP

USCIS has proposed rules that could deny entry to non-immigrants seeking admission to the United States and adjustment of status to permanent residence to immigrants if they rely on public
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On March 2, 2016, the Department of State published a notice in the Federal Register that the Secretary of State, in consultation with the Attorney General and the Secretary of
Continue Reading Secretary of State Maintains Designation of Al-Qa’ida in the Arabian Peninsula as a Foreign Terrorist Organization

Recently, the Department of Justice, Office of Special Counsel for Immigration-Related Unfair Employment Practices (‘OSC’) entered into a settlement agreement with a landscaping company following allegations of immigrant discrimination.  The
Continue Reading Office of Special Counsel Settlement Re Immigrant Discrimination