DHS Issues New Rules for Transformation to Electronic Form I-94
On March 27, the Department of Homeland Security issued an interim final rule intended to facilitate the transition of Form I-94 from paper to electronic format at air and sea ports of...
Administration Revises Policy on False Claims to Citizenship:
In a pair of letters sent to Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) in late August and early September, the administration confirmed that individuals charged with making false claims...
Administration Faces Criticism, Lawsuit After Revising October Visa Bulletin |
The Department of State and Department of Homeland Security faced extensive criticism and a federal lawsuit after revising the October visa bulletin less than a week before...
USCIS Issues Final Rule on Unlawful-Presence Waivers
On January 2, Secretary of Homeland Security Napolitano announced the posting of an eagerly anticipated rule for a process that may allow would-be immigrants with accrued unlawful presence to spend...
Katherine Brady, Update on INA § 212(h) Defense Strategies, 16 Bender's Immigr. Bull. 1497 (Sept. 15, 2011)
On page 1511, Part E (sentence following footnote 88), the article states that for persons subject to the seven-year...
Washington Supreme Court Bars Certain Uses of Immigration Status
On July 10, 2013, the Washington Supreme Court updated its legal ethics rules to prohibit attorneys from referring to an individual’s immigration status to intimidate, coerce, or...
Payment of USCIS Immigrant Visa Fee via USCIS ELIS
USCIS has moved the online payment of the USCIS Immigrant Fee to its Electronic Immigration System ( USCIS ELIS ). Customers must now pay the $165 fee using USCIS ELIS after they receive their immigrant...