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Public Charge

November 8, 2019

Recently, there has been considerable media coverage involving the redefining and clarification of the term”public charge” by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Department of State (DOS) in relation to immigration admissibility or inadmissibility to the United States. On August 14, 2019, the Department of Homeland Security and U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services…

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Complying with Changing Immigration Policy: Tips for US Employers Who Employ Migrant Workers

September 20, 2018

Complying with Changing Immigration Policy: Tips for US Employers Who Employ Migrant Workers On August 8, 2018, ICE officials served search warrants in 13 locations in Nebraska and Minnesota, arresting over 130 people according to a press release by the Department of Homeland Security. The operation targeted businesses that officials say knowingly hired and mistreated…

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USCIS Extends Suspension of H-1B Premium Processing and Increases Premium Processing Filing Fee

September 3, 2018

USCIS Extends Suspension of H-1B Premium Processing and Increases Premium Processing Filing Fee On August 29, 2018, the United States Customs and Immigration Service (USCIS) announced that its suspension of Premium Processing for Fiscal Year 2019 H-1B Cap Petitions will be extended to February 19, 2019. Originally, the suspension was meant to end in early…

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