Immigration News

The New York Times reported that a bipartisan group of senators has largely agreed on a broad immigration bill that would require tough border measures to be in place before illegal immigrants could take the first steps to become American citizens, according to several people familiar with...

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced today that it has received a sufficient number of H-1B petitions to reach the statutory cap for fiscal year (FY) 2014. USCIS has also received more than 20,000 H-1B petitions filed on behalf of persons exempt from the cap under the...

Reuters reported that members of a bipartisan group of eight Senators took their quest for a deal on immigration reform to the Arizona-Mexico border on Wednesday where they said they were on track to deliver a bill when Congress resumes next month.The senators - New...

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) today announced its intention to automatically extend employment authorization documents (EADs) for Liberian nationals covered under Deferred Enforced Departure (DED) through Sept. 30, 2013. This automatic extension of EADs follows President Obama's announcement today of his decision to extend DED...

USCIS indicated that beginning March 4, certain immigrant visa applicants who are the spouses, children and parents of U.S. citizens (immediate relatives), and have been unlawfully present in the United States, can start applying for provisional unlawful presence waivers through a new process.The new provisional...

Philly.com It's not hyperbole to say that immigration is among America's most important economic advantages. Nothing makes our economy tick more than the energy of those who move here from the rest of the world. Not all of us benefit from the million or so...

The Immigration Service has recently proposed a change in the way it processes 601 Waivers for illegal immigrants in the U.S. who are married to U.S. citizens. Any immigrant who has committed fraud by using a fake passport, for example, needs a 601 waiver in...