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New Streamlined Process for Submitting Information Used in USCIS VIBE

New Streamlined Process for Submitting Information Used in USCIS VIBE "The independent information provider (IIP) for USCIS's Validation Instrument for Business Enterprises (VIBE) program has launched a new streamlined online process for certain USCIS petitioners and other U.S. government...

ILRC Update: The Categorical Approach in the Ninth Circuit

September 2012 Update : The Categorical Approach in the Ninth Circuit and United States v. Aguila-Montes de Oca (9th Cir. 2011) (en banc), Young v. Holder (9th Cir. Sept. 17, 2012) (en banc)

Immigration Court Practice Manual Update

EOIR writes: "The Practice Manual Committee has updated Chapter 4.15(o)(ii) (Video Testimony), page 74 , of the [Immigration Court] Practice Manual."

CA2 on NACARA Special Rule Cancellation: Reyes v. Holder (UPDATED)

"8 C.F.R. § 1240.66(b)(1) means what it says: In order to be eligible for special rule cancellation of removal under that provision, an alien must not be inadmissible by virtue of having committed certain crimes specified in § 212 of the INA or deportable by virtue of having committed...

Update: Immigration Law & Procedure

If you have the 'Bible' of immigration law, Immigration Law & Procedure , you will be receiving this Publication Update . To ask about any LexisNexis® Matthew Bender® immigration publication , call: (877) 394-8826.

CLINIC Update on Provisional Waivers Adjudication

"The National Benefits Center has reported receiving approximately 7,000 I-601A waiver applications during the first four months of the program, although it is not releasing statistics on approvals or denials. It also reported that most of the rejected applications are due to failure to submit proof...

The Treatise: Updated!

If you subscribe to the multi-volume ' bible of immigration law,' Immigration Law and Procedure , edited by Stephen W. Yale-Loehr and Ronald Y. Wada , you just received this update . Not yet a subscriber? Call 1-877-394-8826 today!

Immigration Dreaming in California: Assembly Bill 263 Will Bring Nightmares to the State's Employers

"Section 4 of Assembly Bill 263, effective January 1, 2014, adds this new provision (Section 1024.6) to the state's Labor Code: 1024.6. An employer may not discharge an employee or in any manner discriminate, retaliate, or take any adverse action against an employee because the employee updates...

Pub. Update: Immigration Law & Procedure

If you subscribe to the Treatise, a.k.a. 'the Bible of immigration law,' Immigration Law and Procedure , you just received an update. Highlights here .

IRAC Releases March 2014 Update to Index of Unpublished BIA Decisions

"IRAC has released the March 2014 update to its Index of Unpublished Decisions of the Board of Immigration Appeals . The Index is organized by subject matter and contains links to helpful rulings selected from an ongoing review of more than 6,000 unpublished BIA decisions. Individuals who have...

AAO Update Telecon on Wed., May 28, 2014

" U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) invites you to participate in a stakeholder teleconference and listening session on Wednesday, May 28, 2014 , from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. (Eastern) regarding recent developments relating to the Administrative Appeals Office (AAO) and appeals processing...

Pub. Update: Immigration Law & Procedure (Sept. 2014)

If you subscribe to the Treatise, a.k.a. 'the Bible of immigration law,' Immigration Law and Procedure , you just received an update. Highlights here . Edited by Steve Yale-Loehr and Ron Wada .

May 2015 Publication Update: Immigration Law & Procedure

Release 148, May 2015, includes important updates to Immigration Law and Procedure in both the analytical chapters (Volumes 1 to 8) and in the supporting Primary Source materials. Details here .

Update on New and Novel PSGS: USCIS, Apr. 15, 2015

A Washington Times article references a 27-page document on the 'particular social group' (PSG) aspect of asylum adjudications, discussed during an April 23, 2015 Senate Judiciary Committee hearing . The document, dated April 15, 2015 and entitled "Update on New and Novel PSGS" is...

DOS Cable: 9 FAM Update – New I-20 and DS-2019 Forms

UNCLASSIFIED 15 STATE 98754 AUG 20 2015 SUBJECT: 9 FAM Update – New I-20 and DS-2019 Forms

Pub. Update: Immigration Law & Procedure (Sept. 2015)

Release 150, Sept. 2015 . Not yet a subscriber? Immigration Law and Procedure is the 21-Volume "Bible'' of immigration law that has been cited in over 450 federal court decisions in cases from across the U.S. circuit courts of appeals, federal district courts, and the U.S. Supreme Court...

IRAC Releases September 2015 Update to Index of Unpublished BIA Decisions

IRAC, Sept. 16, 2015 - "The Immigrant & Refugee Appellate Center, LLC, is pleased to release the most recent update to the 2015 edition of the Index of Unpublished BIA Decisions , which now contains decisions issued through August 11, 2015. Among other newly added cases, the Index now contains...

IRAC Releases October 2015 Update to Index of Unpublished BIA Decisions

IRAC, Oct. 22, 2015 - "The Immigrant & Refugee Appellate Center, LLC, is pleased to release the most recent update to the 2015 edition of the Index of Unpublished BIA Decisions , which now contains decisions issued through October 14, 2015. Among other newly added cases, the Index now contains...

USCIS Updates Form I-485, Supplements

Stakeholder email from USCIS, Nov. 6, 2015: "USCIS recently published an update to the following forms and supplements: Form I-485, Application to Register Permanent Residence or Adjust Status Form I-485 Supplement A, Adjustment of Status Under Section 245(i) Instructions for Form...

USCIS Form Updates: I-824; I-817

USCIS, Dec. 2015 Update to Form I-824, Application for Action on an Approved Application or Petition . New edition dated 10/21/15. (Starting 02/08/16, USCIS will only accept the 10/21/15 edition. Until then, you can use the 09/30/13 edition). Update to Form I-817, Application for Family Unity...

IRAC Releases February 2016 Update to Index of Unpublished BIA Decisions

IRAC, Feb. 18, 2016 - "The Immigrant & Refugee Appellate Center, LLC, is pleased to release the most recent update to the 2016 edition of the Index of Unpublished BIA Decisions, which now contains decisions issued through February 8, 2016. Among other newly added cases, the Index now contains...

FAM Update re H-2B Returning Worker Exemption (Mar. 7, 2016)

UNCLASSIFED 16 STATE 23732 Mar 7, 2016 SUBJECT: Updates to 9 FAM 402.10-4(E) - Guidance on Implementing the H-2B Returning Worker Program SUMMARY. On December 22, 2015, Congress included in the Consolidated Appropriations Act for Fiscal Year 2016 the reinstatement of the H-2B Returning Worker...

IRAC Releases March 2016 Update to Index of Unpublished BIA Decisions

IRAC, Mar. 17, 2016 - "The Immigrant & Refugee Appellate Center, LLC, is pleased to release the most recent update to the 2016 edition of the Index of Unpublished BIA Decisions , which now contains decisions issued through March 10, 2016. Among other newly added cases, the Index now contains...

Pub. Update - Immigration Law & Procedure (April 2016)

Here is a link to the Highlights from the April 2016 release of updates to ILP. Immigration Law and Procedure is a 21-Volume "Bible'' of immigration law that has been cited in over 450 federal court decisions in cases from across the U.S. circuit courts of appeals, federal district courts...