The U.S. Department of State released its latest Visa Bulletin. That’s a big deal if you’re waiting for your priority date to be current so that your green card application can move forward.
The outbreak of the novel coronavirus has been declared a pandemic by the World Health Organization (WHO). Numerous countries, including the United States, have implemented travel or entry restrictions at their ports of entry. These changes will impact nonimmigrant visa… View Article
As an immigrant, one of the toughest things about settling into a new life in the United States can be getting a job. As the world’s leading economy, the United States has a vast labor market, and yet navigating it… View Article
Immigrants have been disproportionately impacted by the recession brought on by the coronavirus pandemic, and according to newly released data, their job losses could significantly slow the United States’ economic recovery.Beginning in February, right as the coronavirus began its sweep… View Article
It is now too late for nearly 300,000 aspiring Americans to vote in the 2020 election, because the Trump administration’s delays will prevent them from becoming U.S. citizens in time.Newly disclosed government data, reported by Washington Post journalist Catherine Rampell… View Article
The Trump administration plans to vastly increase the number of immigrants who would be required to submit biometrics data with their immigrant visa applications, while also allowing the government to collect additional personal information, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS)… View Article
IMPORTANT UPDATE —August 25, 2020: U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced that the agency would avert its plans to furlough about 13,400 employees come Aug. 30 and that it would continue operating through the end of fiscal year 2020…. View Article
Starting over in a new city, let alone in a new country, can be daunting. The good news? There are plenty of online tools and apps to help ease the transition for recent immigrants to the United States.Below are some… View Article
By picking Kamala Harris, Joe Biden is keeping immigration issues front and center.
Citizenship Backlog and Denaturalization Efforts Among Key Problems Highlighted In USCIS Ombudsman ReportAugust 6, 2020
Every year, the Office of the Citizenship and Immigration Services (CIS) Ombudsman submits an annual report on U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) to the United States Congress.An ombudsman is an official that plays an important role in U.S. federal… View Article