04 Feb 2017

USCIS Confirms it is Adjudicating Applications & Petitions for Travel Ban Nationals

The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has confirmed that it is continuing to adjudicate petitions and applications filed on behalf of foreign nationals from the seven "travel ban" countries. The full statement from the USCIS reads as follows: USCIS continues to adjudicate applications and petitions...

02 Feb 2017

DOS: No Plans to Add More Countries to Travel Ban List

The U.S. Department of State (DOS) advised representatives of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) that there are no plans to add any more countries to the travel ban list. The travel ban, instituted on January 27, 2017 by executive order, presently applies to Iran,...

31 Jan 2017

Possible Executive Order Targeting Employment-Based Immigration

President Trump has already signed several immigration-related executive orders, and it appears that more are on the way. One leaked proposed order, entitled "Executive Order on Protecting American Jobs and Workers by Strengthening the Integrity of Foreign Worker Visa Programs" includes a number of provisions...

31 Jan 2017

MurthyChat Transcript from Jan 30, 2017: The President’s Executive Order

Are Indian immigrants being stopped and verified at domestic airports in USA? Can we travel around the USA? Answer Domestic travel would not involve inspection at a CBP border checkpoint, so should not be an issue.---I am a GC holder and currently on vacation in India. Does...

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