ICE Issues Directive Limiting Detention of Parents
On August 23, 2013, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement issued a directive intended to limit the detention of parents and other guardians of minor children during removal proceedings and to allow...
Administration Issues Additional Guidance Following Supreme Court’s DOMA Ruling
The State Department and Department of Homeland Security issued further guidance in August on the implementation of the Supreme Court’s ruling in United States...
By Julie Myers Wood, President Immigration and Customs Solutions, LLC
Julie Myers Wood, the former head of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, comments on ICE's 2010-2014 strategic plan in this Emerging Issues Analysis. Among other things...
Deferred Action Process for Young People Announced
On June 15, President Barack Obama and Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano made important statements on immigration-enforcement policy toward young people who are in the United States without...
Executive Action Coverage |
On November 20, 2014, the President announced a series of executive actions that will help secure the border, prioritize deporting felons over families, and allow certain undocumented immigrants to temporarily remain in...
H1-B Filings: USCIS Anticipates Use of Lottery; Temporary Modification of Premium Processing
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services announced on March 15, 2013, that it will begin accepting H-1B petitions subject to the FY 2014 cap on Monday, April...