EOIR, Dec. 1, 2023
"Application Deadline: Friday, December 15, 2023"
American Immigration Council and the Federal Immigration Litigation Clinic of the James H. Binger Center for New Americans, University of Minnesota Law School, Nov. 28, 2023
"This practice advisory...
This document is scheduled to be published in the Federal Register on 11/30/2023
"On October 30, 2023, the U.S. Department of State (Department of State) published a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking...
On Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2023 the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral argument in the case of Wilkinson v. Garland. Issue: Whether an agency determination that a given set of established facts does not rise to the...
On Nov. 17, 2023 the AAO reversed an EB-2 National Interest Waiver denial by the Texas Service Center, saying: "The Petitioner has met the requisite three prongs set forth in the Dhanasar analytical...
On Sept. 15, 2020, USCIS posted three Policy Manual Updates:
Continuous Residence, Naturalization, Vol. 12, Part D, Chap. 3
Athletes and Entertainers (P), Vol. 2, Part N
Aliens of Extraordinary Ability or Achievement (O), Vol. 2, Part M
On Sept. 17, 2020 USCIS posted a Policy Alert updating the O visa classification:
• Expands upon existing guidance for evaluating O-1 eligibility, including how officers determine if the petitioner has satisfied the evidentiary criteria and established in the totality of the evidence that the beneficiary has extraordinary ability, or extraordinary achievement in the motion picture and television industry, as applicable.
• Clarifies the circumstances under which a petitioner may rely upon “comparable evidence” to meet the evidentiary requirements for certain O-1 beneficiaries.