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

On April 21, the Biden administration announced Uniting for Ukrainea new streamlined process to provide up to 100,000 Ukrainian citizens with a path to come to the United
Continue Reading President Biden Announces Uniting for Ukraine, a New Streamlined Process for Ukrainians Fleeing Russia’s Invasion of Their Country

On March 2, 2022, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced the designation of Sudan and Redesignated South Sudan for Temporary Protected Status (TPS). On March 3, 2022, DHS announced
Continue Reading DHS Announces TPS Registration Process for Ukraine and Sudan

On Dec. 9, 2021, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced that it will temporarily waive the requirement that the civil surgeon sign Form I-693, Report of Medical Examination and
Continue Reading USCIS Temporarily Waives 60-Day Rule for Civil Surgeon Signatures on Form I-693

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

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