June 6, 2024
Biden introduces temporary asylum restrictions for immigrants
Biden introduces temporary restrictions on granting asylum to immigrants crossing the US border with Mexico US President Joe Biden announced temporary measures to limit asylum for migrants who illegally cross the border with Mexico. These measures are...
May 27, 2024
Memorial Day in the USA: History, Traditions, and Significance for Immigrants
Annually in the USA on the last Monday of May celebrates Memorial Day, a national holiday dedicated to honoring the memory of military personnel who have given their lives in service to the country. This day holds significant importance not only for...
May 24, 2024
USCIS Updates Guidance on Immigration Visas for Family Migrants
Since May 22, 2024, USCIS has updated guidance regarding the filing of petitions for immigration visas for family members (including Form I-130, petition for a visa for a foreign relative, and, in certain cases, Form I-360 for family members of certain...
May 23, 2024
Record number of visas to the USA in six months: Key trends and statistics
Immigration Visas: In the first half of the 2024 fiscal year, the US government issued historically high numbers of both immigration and non-immigration visas, setting new records in various categories. Between October 2023 and March 2024, over 281,000...
May 17, 2024
The US Congress extended benefits for Ukrainians
The United States Congress extended the benefits for Ukrainian Citizens originally allocated to Ukrainian refugees beginning May 21, 2022 under the Ukraine Supplemental Appropriations Act of 2022 (AUSAA), and has now extended it with the Ukraine Security...
May 15, 2024
New Biden administration measures to speed up deportation process at border
President Joe Biden’s administration continues to take steps to strengthen U.S. border security and streamline processing of asylum applications and expedited deportations The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), in conjunction with...
May 1, 2024
US strengthens protection for victims of human trafficking
Under American law, human trafficking is one of the most serious labor violations. It is also a criminal offense that involves physical and psychological abuse of a worker, creating an unacceptable and criminal dependence of the worker on the employer....
April 25, 2024
Refunds money for work permits for Ukrainians
Ukrainian citizens who have received humanitarian status and applied for a work permit through Form I-765 may request a refund of the state fee. USCIS is refunding Form I-765 “Eligibility to Work” payments in the amount of $410 to Ukrainian citizens...
April 11, 2024
USCIS has updated some immigration forms
On April 1, 2024, USCIS released updates to certain immigration forms. For example, such as: I-140 “Immigration Petition for Alien Workers” N-600 “Application for issuance of a certificate of citizenship” I-912 “Request for Fee...
April 5, 2024
Now your work permit in the US is automatically extended for one and a half years
USCIS extends automatic renewal of Employment Authorization (EAD) April 4, 2024 United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced an increase in the automatic extension of work authorization (EAD) in the United States. Now the work...