Training Document on Particular Social Groups Made Public |
A PowerPoint presentation apparently given to asylum officers at USCIS was made public in late April, providing insight into the agency’s handling of potential claims for asylum based...
H-2B Interim Final Rule Expected in April |
On March 4, 2015, the federal district court in the Northern District of Florida vacated the Department of Labor's (DOL) 2008 H-2B regulations on the ground that the DOL lacks authority under the INA...
Reminder: New USCIS Fees in Effect November 23 rd
As reported in 15 Bender's Immigr. Bull. 1385 (Oct. 15, 2010), the new USCIS fees go into effect on November 23. Please reference Appendices B (Final Rule), C (News Release), D (Q & A) and E...
USCIS Alert on Religious-Worker Concurrent Filing
Beginning November 8, 2010, USCIS will no longer accept any I-485 applications, as well as I-765 and I-131 applications, filed concurrently with or based on pending I-360 petitions from individuals seeking...
Interim Final Rule Issued on H-2B Prevailing Wages
On April 24, 2013, the Department of Labor and the Department of Homeland Security jointly published an interim final rule establishing a new method of calculating prevailing wages under the H-2B program...
Labor Department Ends Use of Employer-Provided Wage Surveys for H-2B Program |
Following a major decision from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, the Department of Labor announced that it will no longer issue prevailing wage determinations...