This document is scheduled to be published in the Federal Register on 11/26/2021
"This notice announces that the Secretary of Homeland Security (Secretary) is suspending certain regulatory requirements for F-1 nonimmigrant students who are Hong...
USCIS, Oct. 20, 2021
"U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) today issued a Federal Register notice with information on how to apply for employment authorization for eligible Hong Kong residents covered under the president’s Aug...
Stephen Dinan, Washington Times, Aug. 5, 2021
"President Biden declared a deportation amnesty for residents of Hong Kong who are in the U.S., saying Thursday that arrests and persecution by the Chinese government are putting people in danger and...
White House, Aug. 5, 2021
"Memorandum on the Deferred Enforced Departure for Certain Hong Kong Residents
AUGUST 05, 2021
MEMORANDUM FOR THE SECRETARY OF STATE THE SECRETARY OF HOMELAND SECURITY SUBJECT: Deferred Enforced...
Phelim Kine, Politico, July 21, 2021
"A coalition of Hong Kong pro-democracy activists in exile has issued an urgent public plea to the U.S. Congress to pass legislation that will grant refugee status to Hong Kong citizens with “well-founded...
Robert Delaney, South China Morning Post, Oct. 2, 2020
"The US state department announced the inclusion of Hong Kong for the first time in its annual refugee admissions proposal, a move that follows a series of actions taken by Washington in response...
Executive Order 13936 of July 14, 2020
Nutshell for immigration lawyers and their clients:
1. Hong Kong-born foreign nationals will now be charged to the PRC quota for green cards, rather than the "Worldwide" quota, meaning longer wait times...
State Department, June 26, 2020
U.S. Department of State Imposes Visa Restrictions on Chinese Communist Party Officials for Undermining Hong Kong’s High Degree of Autonomy and Restricting Human Rights
"President Trump promised to punish...