From early November, fully vaccinated adult travelers from the UK, the 26 European Schengen countries, Ireland, China, Iran, Brazil, South Africa and India will no longer be subject to the travel ban.
Following changes to Form-485, US Green Card applicants are now able to request a new social security card while their permanent residence application is pending.
New Strategy Announced to Promote US Citizenship US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has published a report detailing a new inter-agency strategy to remove obstacles to US naturalization. The document, entitled ‘Interagency Strategy for Promoting Naturalization’, provides detail on a new strategy following the Administration’s ‘Executive Order on Restoring Faith in Our Legal Immigration Systems
USCIS permits resubmission of closed 2021 H1B petitions USCIS has confirmed that from June 23, 2021, it is accepting H1B cap-subject petitions for the 2021 fiscal year which had been rejected or closed due to the requested start date being after October 1, 2020. The move has come following the FY 2021 filing period seeing
US Immigration Regulatory Agenda Set for Coming Months The US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has announced details of its semi-annual regulatory agenda for US immigration policy. The document sheds further light on the Biden Administration’s priorities for employment-based immigration over the coming months. Changes are as follows: H1B program Existing H1B program requirements and
The Biden Administration has published plans to reform the US immigration system and provide better opportunities for foreign nationals to secure work visas and join their families.
The latest guidance from the US State Department has further expanded qualifying exceptions to the US travel ban. One of the key exceptions now includes “travellers providing vital support or executive direction for significant economic activity in the United States.”