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Bender’s Immigration Bulletin – September 1, 2010

TRAC: Immigration Case Backlog Continues to Rise On August 12, 2010, the Transactional Clearing House (TRAC) at Syracuse University released its most recent report on the immigration courts . In addition to the report, TRAC also released an update to its Immigration Court Caseload Tool , which provides...

Advance Copy of ICE Notice: Employment Authorization for Syrian F-1 Nonimmigrant Students Experiencing Severe Economic Hardship as a Direct Result of Civil Unrest in Syria Since March 2011

"This notice announces that the Secretary of Homeland Security (Secretary) has suspended certain regulatory requirements for F-1 nonimmigrant students whose country of citizenship is Syria and who are experiencing severe economic hardship as a direct result of the civil unrest in Syria since March...

Syria TPS: Correction; Employment Authorization for F-1 Students

Correction : "In notice document 2012–7498 appearing on pages 19026 through 19030 in the issue of Thursday, March 29, 2012, make the following corrections: 1. On page 19026, third column, in the DATES section, in the last sentence, ‘‘September 30, 2013’’ should read...

SSA on Employment Authorization for Non-Immigrants

POMS RM 10211.420 Employment Authorization for Non-immigrants, rev. May 21, 2012 .

Advance Copy of ICE Notice: Extension of Employment Authorization for Certain Syrian F-1 Students

"This notice informs the public of the extension of an earlier notice, which suspended certain requirements for F-1 nonimmigrant students whose country of citizenship is Syria and who are experiencing severe economic hardship as a direct result of the civil unrest in Syria since March 2011. This...

ICE Notice: Extension of Employment Authorization for Syrian F–1 Nonimmigrant Students Experiencing Severe Economic Hardship as a Direct Result of Civil Unrest in Syria Since March 2011

"This notice informs the public of the extension of an earlier notice, which suspended certain requirements for F–1 nonimmigrant students whose country of citizenship is Syria and who are experiencing severe economic hardship as a direct result of the civil unrest in Syria since March 2011...

Employment Eligibility Requirements for Asylees, Refugees, and other Populations Served by ORR

"The Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR) funds and administers resettlement programs for refugees, asylees, Cuban and Haitian entrants, foreign victims of severe forms of human trafficking, Lawful Permanent Residents who have held one of those statuses, Amerasians, and Iraqi and Afghan Special...

DHS to Roll Out New Regs to Benefit Some H-1B Spouses and Skilled Workers

"[T]he Department of Homeland Security (DHS) today announced the publication of two proposed rules, including a rule to extend employment authorization to spouses of certain H-1B workers, and a proposal to enhance opportunities for certain groups of highly-skilled workers by removing obstacles to...

Advance Copy of Proposed Rule: Employment Authorization for Certain H-4 Dependent Spouses

"The Department of Homeland Security proposes to extend the availability of employment authorization to certain H-4 dependent spouses of principal H-1B nonimmigrants. The extension would be limited to H-4 dependent spouses of principal H-1B nonimmigrants who are in the process of seeking lawful...

Controversy Over Spouses Of Tech-Savvy Immigrants Working In US

"What does the new plan mean for the tech industry and the economy? Host Michel Martin speaks with immigration law professor Laura Murray-Tjan and Vinny Lingham, entrepreneur and immigrant from South Africa." - NPR, May 9, 2014 .

USCIS Proposed Rule: Employment Authorization for Certain H–4 Dependent Spouses

"The Department of Homeland Security proposes to extend the availability of employment authorization to certain H–4 dependent spouses of principal H–1B nonimmigrants. The extension would be limited to H–4 dependent spouses of principal H–1B nonimmigrants who are in the process...

Advance Copy of H-4 EAD Final Rule

"This final rule amends Department of Homeland Security (“DHS” or “Department”) regulations by extending eligibility for employment authorization to certain H-4 dependent spouses of H-1B nonimmigrants who are seeking employment-based lawful permanent resident (“LPR”...

DHS Extends Eligibility for Employment Authorization to Certain H-4 Dependent Spouses of H-1B Nonimmigrants Seeking Employment-Based Lawful Permanent Residence

"U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) Director León Rodríguez announced today that, effective May 26, 2015, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is extending eligibility for employment authorization to certain H-4 dependent spouses of H-1B nonimmigrants who are seeking...

Highly Skilled Immigrant Spouses Can Soon Work In U.S.

"When Neha Mahajan's husband got a job transfer from New Delhi to New Jersey, she was excited to come along. But the thrill faded when the television reporter realized there was no way she could get a job in the United States because immigration rules barred her from working. Over six years...

H-4 EAD Final Rule

"This final rule amends Department of Homeland Security (‘‘DHS’’ or ‘‘Department’’) regulations by extending eligibility for employment authorization to certain H–4 dependent spouses of H–1B nonimmigrants who are seeking employment-based...