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Latest Immigration News

07/06/20: The EOIR extends postponement of all non-detained immigration hearings in Los Angeles, and most courts nationwide,  thru 07/24/20.  This includes both master calendar hearings and individual merits hearings at Courts that have not announced opening dates. Courts that already announced openings will not close. Most courts remain open to receive filings. 

06/22/20: The President has issued a Proclamation extending the suspension the entry of most immigrant visa holders until December 31, 2020.  The Proclamation additionally suspends issuance of H1-b, H2-b, J, and L nonimmigrant visas until the end of the year as well.  Via CBS News. 

06/18/20: US Supreme Court rules against the Trump administration's push to end DACA.  The Court stated that the order rescinding DACA was arbitrary and capricious. Read more here

06/04/20:  USCIS is partially resuming services starting June 4, 2020 after suspending all in-person contacts due to Coronavirus.  Citizenship interviews and Citizenship Oath ceremonies will be the first to resume.  No indication from USCIS when adjustment of status adjudications or and interviews will resume.
06/01/20: USCIS resumes premium processing phasing in through the month of June and fully implemented by July 1.  Effective June 1, USCIS will accept Form I-907, Request for Premium Processing for all eligible I-140 Petitions.  Read USCIS announcement.
 

President Issues Proclamation Suspending the Entry of Immigrants

USCIS Initiates Tougher Policy on Extension Petitions

USCIS Announces New H-1B Visa Procedures

Executive Order: Enhancing Public Safety in the Interior of the United States 

USCIS Tightens Policy on Student and Exchange Visitor Violators

Executive Order: Border Security & Immigration Enforcement Improvements

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