Tag: U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services

Hurricane Sandy Closes Multiple USCIS Offices

USCIS announces closure of multiple offices affected by hurricane Sandy (check the link below for the list of closed offices). Appointments will be rescheduled automatically to the next available appointment date. Hurricane Sandy has also impacted the USCIS phone operations

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USCIS Announces New Filing Option On behalf Of Canadian TN Nonimmigrants

USCIS announced that it will start accepting TN petitions on behalf of Canadian beneficiaries, who are outside of the United States beginning October 1. Prior to the announcement, initial requests by Canadian nationals for TN classification can only be submitted

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USCIS Announces Transfer Of Workload From Service Centers To Field Operations

The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) sent out a news alert to notify its stakeholders that some of the cases that are being processed at USCIS service centers will be transferred to a field office or to the National Benefits

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Child Status Protection Act (CSPA) Victory!

Last Wednesday, in De Osorio v. Mayorkas, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th circuit joined the 5th circuit in ruling that the plain language of the Child Status Protection Act (CSPA) unambiguously grants automatic conversion and priority date

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President Signs S.3245

Today, the President signed into law, among others, “S. 3245, which extends to September 30, 2015, the expiration dates of key requirements of four immigration programs administered by the Department of Homeland Security: the EB-5 Regional Center Program; the E-Verify Program; the

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