DOS, July 23, 2019
"Imposing Visa Restrictions on Nigerians Responsible for Undermining the Democratic Process
MORGAN ORTAGUS, DEPARTMENT SPOKESPERSON
JULY 23, 2019
The United States is a steadfast supporter of Nigerian...
Cyrus Mehta, June 23, 2019
"The Department of State Visa Bulletin is eagerly anticipated each month. It tells aspiring immigrants their place in the green card queue, and whether one has moved ahead, remained static or gone backwards. There are...
Department of State Report: Implementation of Presidential Proclamation 9645, December 8, 2017 to March 31, 2019
"[T]he Department of State is providing statistical information related to visa applications made by nationals of the eight countries...
Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 108 / Wednesday, June 5, 2019
"This interim final rule is promulgated to require alien petitioners for the Diversity Visa Program to provide certain information from a valid, unexpired passport on the electronic...
State Department, June 4, 2019
"On May 31, 2019, the Department of State updated its immigrant and nonimmigrant visa application forms to request additional information, including social media identifiers, from most U.S. visa applicants worldwide...
Cyrus Mehta, Apr. 27, 2019
"In September 2017, the State Department abruptly amended the Foreign Affairs Manual to provide consular officers with broader grounds to find that foreign nationals misrepresented their intentions when they came to the...
April 24, 2019
DHS on waiving laws to build border barriers, roads:
Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 77 / Monday, April 22, 2019
"This rule is largely technical in nature and conforms a narrow aspect of the Department’s visa regulations to the law. The current regulation requires consular officers either to...
This document is scheduled to be published in the Federal Register on 04/22/2019
"This rule is largely technical in nature and conforms a narrow aspect of the Department’s visa regulations to the law. The current regulation requires consular...
Country Reports on Human Rights Practices for 2018
Immigration Equality, Feb. 22, 2019
"Immigration Equality and Sullivan & Cromwell LLP celebrate yesterday’s decision by a Federal Judge in Los Angeles recognizing the birthright citizenship of Ethan Dvash-Banks, the son of U.S.-citizen...
Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 186 / Tuesday, September 25, 2018 - "The Department of State annually administers the statutorily-mandated Diversity Immigrant Visa Program. Section 203(c) of the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA) provides for...
AILA, NILC and CLINIC, Aug. 28, 2018 - "The American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA), Catholic Legal Immigration Network, Inc., and the National Immigration Law Center write to express our concern over current policy relating to the assessment...
"Section 1221 of the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013 (Pub. L. 113–4) amended Section 101(a)(15)(T)(ii)(III) of the Immigration and Nationality Act by adding a derivative ‘‘T’’ visa class. The T–6...
Reuters, Aug. 4, 2017 - "The Trump administration moved on Thursday to make permanent a new questionnaire that asks some U.S. visa applicants to provide their social media handles and detailed biographical and travel history, according to a public...