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DACA is BACK!!!

July 17, 2020, a U.S. District Judge in Maryland ordered U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (“USCIS”) to begin accepting new applications for DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals). I’ve had several young people over the past few years asking if they could apply for the program. The ability to apply as a first time applicant was suspended...

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Employer Hiring Someone New & Immigration Implications

You’re hired. Great! But wait a minute, have you completed all the documentation proving you are legally permitted to work? Small businesses, are you aware of the all the documentation required from your new hire? Watch our latest video about tips regarding the Form I-9 employment verification form that a new hire should complete.

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MIT and Harvard Sue Over the New F-1 Student Visa Policy

Surprise! Two prominent U.S. universities filed a lawsuit today in response to the new temporary final order issued by the Department of Homeland Security “DHS” yesterday. As stated in my last post, foreign F-1 student visa holders enrolled in universities who will have ONLINE ONLY classes this upcoming semester may not remain in the United...

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Temporary Injunction for the Fee Increase!

We woke up to great news! There is a stop order (aka Temporary Injunction) on the immigration application fee increase scheduled for this Friday, Oct. 2nd! We’ve been working around the clock on client cases to make sure they avoid the hike in prices. Now the fee increase is put to a stop for now…...

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Student Visas Are Now Back On!

Department of Homeland Security announced earlier this month how F-1 student visa holders would meet new restrictions if their intended schools/universities were to hold ONLINE ONLY classes this upcoming semester. This threw many clients into a panic since the new semester is to begin next month! MIT and Harvard joined in a lawsuit to contest...