Welcome to the Immigration Insights and Issues Blog! (III Blog for short) Immigration policies and practices are ever changing due to the political nature of the area and the complexity of the legal issues related to the...
by Ian Nesteruk | Jun 30, 2020
On March 18, 2020, United States Customs and Immigration Services (“USCIS”) temporarily suspended in-person services at their field offices, asylum offices and application support centers (ASCs) in response to the coronavirus...Read More
by Kathleen Campbell Walker | Jun 26, 2020
The Trump administration has already announced its goal to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) policy commenced on June 15, 2012 by President Obama within the next six months post the decision of the U.S....Read More
Nonimmigrant and Immigrant Visa Processing Halted by Presidential Proclamation – Effective June 24 for Certain Nonimmigrants
by Kathleen Campbell Walker | Jun 24, 2020
After numerous rumors in the past few days regarding the suspension of immigration to the United States (U.S.), President Trump’s Proclamation was finally published on June 22 (June Visa Processing Proclamation or JVPP) after...Read More
by Christian Allen | Jun 11, 2020
On March 20th, US Citizenship and Immigration Services (“USCIS”) announced the temporary suspension of premium processing for all Form I-129 and I-140 petitions, ostensibly due to the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. Although...Read More
by Alexandra Crandall | Jun 2, 2020
The COVID-19 National Emergency has now been effective in the United States for three months. During this time, guidance from federal agencies has been dynamic as the government adapts to the “new normal.” But even as the global...Read More
CROSS-BORDER TRAVEL BETWEEN THE U.S. AND MEXICO/CANADA – NON-ESSENTIAL TRAVEL RESTRICTIONS EXTENDED TO JUNE 22, 2020
by Kathleen Campbell Walker | May 27, 2020
On March 24, 2020, two notices (Notices) were published in the Federal Register by United States (U.S.) Customs and Border Protection (CBP) related to limitations on cross-border travel along the northern and southern...Read More
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