Cyrus Mehta, Sept. 9, 2019
"Filing lawsuits in federal court to challenge erroneous denials of visa petitions by USCIS have become more frequent. There is more of a shot at a reversal when a federal judge reviews a denial of the USICS. Under the...
Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 174 / Monday, September 9, 2019
"The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) proposes to remove a regulatory provision stating that U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has 30 days from the date an asylum...
ACLU, Sept. 5, 2019
"The ACLU of Massachusetts and Lawyers for Civil Rights (LCR) today filed a lawsuit challenging the Trump administration’s abrupt termination of a government program that protects immigrants with life-threatening health...
USCIS, Aug. 28, 2019
SUBJECT: Defining “Residence” in Statutory Provisions Related to Citizenship
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is issuing policy guidance in the USCIS Policy Manual to address requirements...
USCIS, Aug. 19, 2019, PA-2019-04
"U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is issuing policy guidance in the USCIS Policy Manual to address USCIS’ discretion to grant employment authorization to foreign nationals paroled into the...
Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 157 / Wednesday, August 14, 2019
"This final rule amends DHS regulations by prescribing how DHS will determine whether an alien applying for admission or adjustment of status is inadmissible to the United States...
This document is scheduled to be published in the Federal Register on 08/14/2019
"This final rule amends DHS regulations by prescribing how DHS will determine whether an alien applying for admission or adjustment of status is inadmissible to the...
USCIS, Aug. 9, 2019
"U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced today plans to maintain operations at its international field offices in Beijing and Guangzhou, China; Nairobi, Kenya; and New Delhi, India. Previously, Acting Director...
RELX (LexisNexis) v. Baran
"In short, the LexisNexis position was a distinct occupation which required a specialized course of study, notwithstanding the fact that the study included several specialized fields. Ms. Chatterjee completed that specialized...
USCIS, Aug. 2, 2019
"U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) today announced its intention to terminate two categorical parole programs, consistent with Executive Order (E.O.) 13767, Border Security and Immigration Enforcement Improvements...
Matter of H-G-G-, Adopted Decision 2019-01 (AAO July 31, 2019)
For purposes of adjustment of status under section 245 of the Act, a recipient of Temporary Protected Status (TPS) is considered as being in and maintaining lawful status as a nonimmigrant...
On July 26, 2019 USCIS Acting Director Ken Cuccinelli posted this guidance :
"A message sent by the acting director to USCIS asylum officers regarding asylum and internal relocation guidance.
Release Date: July 26, 2019
Due Process, Immigration Judges, and Immigration Officers , by Prof. Richard J. Pierce, Jr., July 24, 2019
"The Supreme Court has long emphasized the requirement of a neutral decision maker as a critical component of the process that is due any...
CLINIC Policy Brief, June 25, 2019
"CLINIC’s policy brief examines extreme processing delays at USCIS under the Trump administration and the particular consequences to TPS holders and their families. The brief questions USCIS’ methods...
Stuart Anderson, Forbes, June 25, 2019
"U.S. Magistrate Judge Joaquin V.E. Manibusan, Jr. has recommended to the U.S. District Court of Guam that a Motion for Contempt be granted and sanctions be ordered against U.S. Citizenship and Immigration...