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...
OFLC Clarifies Telecommuting in the PERM Context for Both Prevailing Wage Requests and PERM Applications
by Elise Levasseur | Jul 25, 2022
Even before remote working considerations emerged during the COVID-19 pandemic, employers filing applications for Program Electronic Review Management (“PERM”) were grappling with how to prepare Forms 9141 Application for...Read More
by Najah Allaham | May 18, 2022
On May 3, 2022, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced a Temporary Final Rule (TFR) that would increase the automatic extension period for Employment Authorization Documents (EADs) for certain designated...Read More
by Alexandra Crandall | Apr 28, 2022
After years of testing its pilot program, USCIS recently announced an expansion of credit card payments to most USCIS forms. Because the vast majority of forms and other filings require payment of fees that are often...Read More
by Paxton Endres | Apr 19, 2022
To transition further away from paper-based operations, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration and Services (USCIS) announced Tuesday, April 12, that those who previously received deferred action (i.e., protection from deportation)...Read More
Form I-9 Alert – USCIS Designates I-94s with New Admission Codes For E and L Spouses as List C Documents… What?
by Kathleen Campbell Walker | Mar 22, 2022
After the United States (U.S.) Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) recognized that E and L nonimmigrant spouses are entitled to work in the U.S. “incident to status” on November 12, 2021, a new Category of Admission...Read More
USCIS Decouples EAD Card and Advance Parole Travel Documents to Speed EAD Card Processing for Adjustment Applicants
by Elise Levasseur | Mar 21, 2022
Without a formal news release, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (“USCIS”) started prioritizing pending requests for employment authorization (Form I-765) by adjustment of status (“AOS”) applicants (often referred to as...Read More
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