Department of Homeland Securitiy

On Sept. 24, 2020, the Department of Homeland Security announced a proposed rule that would change the admission period structure for F (international students), J (exchange visitors), and I (foreign
Continue Reading DHS Proposes Rule to Terminate Duration of Status and Establish a Definite Period of Admission for F, J, and I Nonimmigrants

On July 14, 2020, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) agreed to rescind the following modifications to the Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP) exemptions for F-1 and M-1 nonimmigrant
Continue Reading DHS Rescinds Policy Restricting F-1/M-1 Students from Taking Online Courses

Today, the U.S. Department of Homeland Secretary, Kirstjen Nielsen, announced an extension of Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for approximately 1,250 Yemeni beneficiaries.  This extension is somewhat unique in that (1)
Continue Reading TPS for Current Registered Yemen Beneficiaries Extended Until March 3, 2020

The Department of Homeland Security announced the cessation of Temporary Protected Status of citizens from El Salvador. This decision follows recent TPS decisions for Haiti, Honduras, and Nicaragua. Today’s decision
Continue Reading TPS for El Salvador to End – Transition Extension Through 9/9/19