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Presidential Memorandum on Enforcing the Legal Responsibilities of Sponsors of Aliens – Stakeholder Message

USCIS Acting Director Cuccinelli tweeted June 14 that “@USCIS took action to further @POTUS directive to enforce the legal responsibilities of sponsors. Self-sufficiency is a principle that has been enshrined in our laws since the 1800s & we must ensure that immigrants who become part of our country abide by this principle.” His multiple tweets … Continue Reading

As 7/17/15 EAD Deadline Looms, USCIS Implements a Home Visit Policy to Retrieve Affected EADs

With Federal Judge Andrew Hanen’s deadline to return incorrectly issued 3-year Employment Authorization Documents (EADs) quickly approaching, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has informed the public that it will be conducting home visits to retrieve affected EADs. During a July 14 stakeholder call, USCIS announced some important updates to this initiative: USCIS home visits … Continue Reading

USCIS Announces Discontinuation of ELIS

On June 16, 2015, USCIS announced the suspension of the USCIS Electronic Immigration System (ELIS) for Forms I-539, Application to Extend/Change Nonimmigrant Status and Forms I-526, Immigrant Petition by Alien Entrepreneur. Due to challenges with ELIS and in an effort to improve it, effective June 15, 2015, USCIS will no longer accept electronically filed forms … Continue Reading
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