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...
The No Brainer Immigration Prediction for 2023: Homeric Backlogs and Delays – 10 Notes to Self for Surviving
by Kathleen Campbell Walker | Jan 24, 2023
U.S. immigration law has always been challenging with ever-changing rules and policies and their far-reaching effects. However, the constant complication post-pandemic has been the unpredictability of processing times and their...Read More
by Heather Frayre | Dec 30, 2022
On December 9, 2022, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced the release of a new version (12/23/22) of Form I-485, Application to Register Permanent Residence or Adjust Status, in connection with a new...Read More
by Suzanne Sukkar | Nov 14, 2022
As U.S. companies struggle to find workers to fill their rosters, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), in consultation with the Department of Labor (DOL), offered a reprieve through the authorization of supplemental visa...Read More
by Najah Allaham | Oct 5, 2022
On September 9, 2022, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) published a lengthy Final Rule concerning the implementation of the public charge ground of inadmissibility after several years of federal court litigation....Read More
by Alexandra Crandall | Sep 7, 2022
At the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, USCIS announced several “flexibilities” to facilitate immigration filings in the face of significant logistical challenges. One of those flexibilities was a much-needed suspension of...Read More
by Paxton Endres | Aug 31, 2022
There is no denying that the COVID-19 pandemic continues to impact employment-based adjustment of status (AOS) applicants for legal permanent residence. For example, consular closures and limited immigrant visa processing...Read More
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