01 Oct 2020

NewsFlash! Court Partially Blocks Enforcement of Executive Order Banning Entry of Certain Nonimmigrant Workers

Today, a federal district court in California issued a preliminary injunction, blocking the enforcement of President Trump's June 22, 2020 executive order that bans entry of certain nonimmigrants in H, L, or J status.  However, this injunction only applies to the plaintiffs in the pending...

01 Oct 2020

Overview of Coming Changes to Premium Processing

On September 30, 2020, the Continuing Appropriations Act, 2021 and Other Extensions Act was signed into law, funding the federal government through December 11, 2020. Included in the bill is a provision that dramatically changes the premium processing service offered by the U.S. Citizenship and...

30 Sep 2020

NewsFlash! Major Changes Being Made to Premium Processing Service

This evening, the U.S. Congress passed a bill to fund the federal government through December 11, 2020. President Trump is expected to sign the bill into law this evening.In addition to funding the federal government, the bill also includes some significant changes to the premium...

29 Sep 2020

NewsFlash! Federal Court Blocks USCIS From Implementing Scheduled Fee Increase

Today, a federal district court issued a preliminary injunction, which blocks the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) from implementing a final rule that would have significantly increased most filing fees. This final rule was scheduled to go into effect on October 2, 2020. Copyright ©...