Due to extensive delays in the production and issuance of Employment Authorization Documents, the USCIS announced that employees may temporarily use Form I-797 Approval Notices to establish employment authorization.
On August 3, 2020, the White House issued an executive order directing federal agencies to contract with those who prioritize the hiring of U.S. citizens and green card holders over foreign workers for contract positions.
Universities and states across the country have filed multiple lawsuits seeking to invalidate and enjoin implementation of the Student and Exchange Visitor Program’s new policy on online learning alternatives for nonimmigrant university students.
The Government of Canada extended the restriction on foreign nationals entering Canada from destinations other than the U.S. until at least July 31. It also extended the the mandatory 14-day quarantine period for all travellers through August 31.