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September 22, 2017

USCIS Resumes Premium Processing for 2018 H-1B Cap Cases

On September 18, 2017, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced that it would resume the premium processing service for fiscal year 2018 H-1B cap cases.

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September 18, 2017

Updates on DACA and Temporary Protected Status

On the heels of its decision to end the DACA program, the Trump administration reportedly will soon make a decision on whether to continue the temporary protected status (TPS) program.

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September 5, 2017

Impact of the Trump Administration's Decision to End DACA

On September 5, 2017, the Trump administration announced that it would formally end the DACA program. If Congress is unable to enact new legislation to protect this program, DACA will terminate, impacting over 800,000 individuals.

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September 1, 2017

New Interview Mandate for Employment-Based Adjustment of Status Applicants

On August 28, 2017, the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced that it will begin requiring in-person interviews for certain applicants who apply for permanent residence.

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August 25, 2017

Mandatory Use of New Form I-9 to Begin Soon

As a reminder, on July 17, 2017, the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) released a revised version of the Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification, which employers must begin using no later than September 18, 2017.

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August 17, 2017

Changes to Foreign Affairs Manual and Developments in the Adjudications of Nonimmigrant Visas Signal Increased Scrutiny of Visa Petitions

Recent actions by the U.S. Department of State (DOS) and Citizenship and Immigration Service (USCIS) indicate that employers seeking to hire foreign workers will likely face a more stringent visa approval process.

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August 10, 2017

The RAISE Act Unveiled

On August 2, 2017, President Trump unveiled the revised RAISE (Reforming American Immigration for Strong Employment) Act, which would create new parameters for obtaining a green card for U.S. company employees and decrease family immigration numbers.

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July 5, 2017

Overhaul of H-1B Visa Program Expected in Response to "Buy American and Hire American" Order

The White House has been working with the Department of Justice to formulate changes to the H-1B visa program pursuant to the administration’s “Buy American and Hire American” executive order.

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June 26, 2017

U.S. Supreme Court Partially Lifts Injunction on President Trump’s March Executive Order on Immigration Policy

On June 26, 2017, the U.S. Supreme Court partially lifted the injunction and agreed to hear arguments on President Trump’s March Executive Order entitled Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry into the United States.

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June 20, 2017

Labor Secretary Announces Aggressive Stance on Visa Fraud and Abuse

Secretary of Labor Alexander Acosta has announced that the Department of Labor (DOL) will more aggressively enforce laws governing the administration and enforcement of non-immigrant visa programs.

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