The USCIS has made a critical update that, as of July 1, 2022, allows some Temporary Protected Status (TPS) holders to overcome inadmissibility issues and become eligible for adjustment of status by traveling internationally.
The July 31, 2022 deadline is rapidly approaching for employers to update the Forms I-9 of employees who presented an expired List B document (establishing the individual’s identity) between May 1, 2020 and April 30, 2022.
On May 24, 2022, USCIS announced implementation of premium processing for certain work visa petitioners who have pending EB-1 and EB-2 petitions. This announcement is part of a USCIS’ plans to expand its premium processing scheme.
This month the High Potential Individual route to the UK opens – part of an effort, in the words of Chancellor Rishi Sunak, “to create one of the world’s most attractive visa regimes for entrepreneurs and highly skilled people."
Due to severe backlogs with adjudication exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic, on May 4, 2022, DHS published a rule to temporarily increase the automatic extension period for EADs from up to 180 days to up to 540 days.
Foreign students studying towards a degree program in the U.S. and maintaining a valid F-1 status can apply their theoretical knowledge and gain invaluable experience through the Curricular and Optional Practical training programs.