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Recent USCIS Policy Manual Updates (July 2015)
Posted on 28 Aug 2015 by Daniel M. Kowalski

POLICY ALERT – Modifications to Oath of Allegiance for Naturalization July 21, 2015 ​U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is issuing policy guidance to clarify the eligibility requirements for modifications to the Oath of Renunciation... Read More

Ho, Ho, Ho? USCIS Launches 44 Form Updates, Without Warning
Posted on 24 Dec 2016 by Daniel M. Kowalski

USCIS, Dec. 23, 2016 (Be sure to scroll through five pages!) From AILA , Dec. 23, 2016 - "Today, December 23, 2016, USCIS posted a large number of new form versions. The forms all have an effective date of today, December 23, 2016, and the website... Read More

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AAO Practice Manual Updates (May 5, 2016)
Posted on 11 May 2016 by Daniel M. Kowalski

AAO, May 5, 2016 - "The tables below detail the changes made to this Practice Manual since its initial publication on January 14, 2015. The tables are arranged in reverse chronological order, with the most recent table at the top. The tables identify... Read More

CDC Updates Certain Technical Instructions for I-693 Medical Exam
Posted on 14 Dec 2016 by Daniel M. Kowalski

USCIS E-Mail to Civil Surgeons, Dec. 14, 2016: "Dear Civil Surgeon, The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), has informed U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS... Read More

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OFLC Updates Program Factsheets as of 8/31/2014
Posted on 17 Sep 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"The Office of Foreign Labor Certification has posted updated program factsheets containing the FY 2014 Q4 TD selected statistics for the Permanent Labor Certification Program , Prevailing Wage Determination Program , H-1B Temporary Visa Program... Read More

USCIS MAVNI Update (Aug. 3, 2016)
Posted on 3 Aug 2016 by Daniel M. Kowalski

USCIS, Aug. 3, 2016 - "U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is issuing policy guidance in the USCIS Policy Manual to provide information about the existing Department of Defense (DOD) Military Accessions Vital to National Interest (MAVNI... Read More

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DOL OFLC Updates - Sept. 2014
Posted on 11 Sep 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"The Office of Foreign Labor Certification has posted updated program factsheets containing the FY 2014 Q4 TD selected statistics for the Permanent Labor Certification Program , Prevailing Wage Determination Program , H-1B Temporary Visa Program... Read More

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Recent USCIS Form Updates (Jan. 17-19, 2017)
Posted on 19 Jan 2017 by Daniel M. Kowalski

USCIS January 19, 2017 Update to Form I-914, Application for T Nonimmigrant Status New edition dated 01/18/17. Starting 03/20/17, USCIS will only accept the 01/18/17 edition. Until then, you can use previous editions dated 07/29/14, 5/04... Read More

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