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Excerpts From the Dec. 1, 2011, Bender's Immigration Bulletin: DHS Extends TPS for Honduras and Nicaragua

DHS Extends TPS for Honduras and Nicaragua Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano extended the Temporary Protected Status for Honduras and Nicaragua for eighteen months. The extension is effective, for nationals of both countries, January 6, 2012, and will continue through July 5, 2013. ...

Excerpts From the Feb. 1, 2012, Bender's Immigration Bulletin: USCIS Proposes Change in Process for Certain Waiver Applications

USCIS Proposes Change in Process for Certain Waiver Applications The Obama administration published a "notice of intent" outlining its plan to change the waiver application process in the January 6 th Federal Register . The plan would allow undocumented immigrants who have accrued unlawful...

GreenbergTraurig: How to Complete the Form I-9 for Employees That Benefit From the Auto-Extension of Temporary Protected Status

In another welcomed measure that clarifies the work eligibility of a class of valued employees, the Office of Special Counsel for Immigration-Related Unfair Employment Practices (OSC) announced the launch of an educational video reminding employers that nationals of El Salvador with Temporary Protected...

Excerpts From the Oct. 15, 2012, Bender's Immigration Bulletin: 2014 DV Program Opens, More

2014 DV Program Opens The 2014 Diversity Visa Program registration opened at noon on October 2, 2012, and is scheduled to close at noon on Saturday, November 3, 2012. As in past years, applicants must submit entries electronically during this registration period using the electronic DV entry form...