Immigration News

The American Immigration Council reported that the political lawsuit challenging the legality of parts of President Obama’s Executive Action should fail for a variety of reasons. But the lawsuit has already succeeded in two respects. First, it won a dubious preliminary injunction from a lower court...

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) Director León Rodríguez announced today that, effective May 26, 2015, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is extending eligibility for employment authorization to certain H-4 dependent spouses of H-1B nonimmigrants who are seeking employment-based lawful permanent resident (LPR) status....

USCIS will begin accepting requests for the expanded DACA program on February 18, 2015. See the updated #DACA FAQ at http://www.uscis.gov/humanitarian/consideration-deferred-action-childhood-arrivals-process/frequently-asked-questions...

Effective Monday, January 12, 2015, the National Visa Center (NVC) will begin responding to routine questions, via e-mail and phone, from attorneys and the public on nonimmigrant visa cases. Consular posts will continue to accept inquiries on individual visa cases, and LegalNet remains active and...