FOR THE WEEK OF APRIL 28, 2023
- House Immigration Border Bills Move Forward: The House Judiciary Committee’s Subcommittee on Immigration Integrity, Security, and Enforcement marked up H.R. 2640,
The Public Charge Inadmissibility Final Rule was issued in August 2019 and was to go into effect October 2019, when a preliminary injunction with national scope was granted that prevented the Department of Homeland Security from implementing the rule. On Jan. 27, 2020, the Supreme Court stayed the national injunction, and DHS may now implement the rule, except in the state of Illinois.
Continue Reading USCIS Revises Forms in Response to Public Charge Inadmissibility Final Rule
There is no premium processing available for any nonimmigrant status requested using a stand-alone Form I-539. Until recently, however, the USCIS would traditionally grant courtesy premium processing for I-539 applications…
Continue Reading I-539 Applications are Treated as Stand-Alone Applications and are No Longer Eligible for ‘Courtesy’ Premium Processing with I-129
On Feb. 11, 2019, the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced it will revise Form I-539, Application to Extend/Change Nonimmigrant Status, and publish a new Form I-539A, Supplemental…
Continue Reading USCIS to Revise Form I-539 and Implement New Form I-539A