Tag Archives: Foreign Nationals

President Trump Issues Proclamation on Travel Ban

On Sept. 24, 2017, President Trump issued a Proclamation imposing new limitations on visa issuance and travel to the United States for nationals of eight countries entitled “Presidential Proclamation Enhancing Vetting Capabilities and Processes for Detecting Attempted Entry Into the United States by Terrorists or Other Public-Safety Threats.”  These countries include: Chad, Iran, Libya, North … Continue Reading

Greenberg Traurig’s Nataliya Rymer Featured In Law360 Article – DOS Visa Revocation Policy May Pose Serious Consequences

In a recent Law360 article, Nataliya Rymer, Of Counsel in Greenberg Traurig’s Philadelphia office, addresses the DOS’ prudential visa revocations and its impact on foreign nationals, employers, and school officials.  Nataliya reviews the State Department’s broader application of prudential visa revocation of late and the low burden of proof used by the agency to determine … Continue Reading

Philippines to Begin Requiring Registration of Foreign Nationals

The Bureau of Immigration for the Republic of the Philippines is now requiring all foreign nationals to provide biometric information. From Oct. 1, 2014, until Sept. 30, 2015, foreign nationals must present themselves before the Bureau of Immigration to have their fingerprints and image captured and entered into the Bureau of Immigration’s database. This does … Continue Reading

Blue is the New Red – USCIS Switches Ink

Employers and foreign nationals should not be concerned – beginning July 1, 2014, USCIS switched its red secure ink for blue secure ink. This change will affect the following stamps: Department of Homeland Security’s Parole Stamp Temporary I-551 Alien Documentary Identification and Telecommunication (ADIT) Stamp Refugee Stamp Asylum Stamp Initial / Replacement Form I-94 Stamp … Continue Reading