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...
COVID-19 Vaccinations Lead to November 8 Reopening of U.S. to Foreign Travelers and Land Border Restriction Modifications
by Kathleen Campbell Walker | Oct 15, 2021
According to various news reports, a White House official stated that foreign travelers subject to the various travel bans will be able to enter the U.S. as of November 8 without obtaining a National Interest Exception (NIE) due...Read More
by Ian Nesteruk | Oct 5, 2021
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) released a number of important updates in September of 2021. Four of the most significant updates include COVID-19 vaccination requirements for immigrant medical examination,...Read More
by Heather Frayre | Sep 17, 2021
Any corporate immigration program must consider what documents to retain, how long to retain them, and where to store them. In an era of increased inter-agency cooperation, a heightened focus on compliance, and an increasingly...Read More
COVID-19 Vaccinations Required for Green Card and Immigrant Visa Medical Exams Starting October 1, 2021
by Matthew Martinez | Sep 8, 2021
Beginning October 1, 2021, COVID-19 vaccinations will be required for all immigrant visa applicants in the United States and abroad who receive their medical examination from a Civil Surgeon (U.S.) or a Panel Physician (abroad)...Read More
by Paxton Endres | Aug 17, 2021
To reduce the backlogs of National Interest Exception (NIE) applications required by the Presidential Proclamations (Proclamations) regarding travel from designated countries to the U.S. due to the pandemic, the U.S. Department...Read More
by Suzanne Sukkar | Jul 20, 2021
As employers make adjustments to incorporate Remote Work Policies in a post-COVID world, employers with a foreign workforce must also carefully consider antiquated immigration rules for their Work from Home (WFH) workforce. Of...Read More
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