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U.S. Embassy cancels visa interviews through May 31, 2020

The U.S. Embassy in Manila announced that because of the COVID-19 pandemic, it is canceling all immigrant and nonimmigrant visa ...
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The May 2020 Priority Dates

Each month, the Visa Office of the State Department publishes, in the Visa Bulletin, the priority dates for that particular ...
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Trump’s executive order “suspending” immigration

On April 22, 2020, President Trump issued an Executive Order (EO) or Proclamation, effective at 11:59 PM on April 23, ...
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USCIS announces “flexibility” for non-immigrants during COVID-19

On April 13, 2020, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced it will exercise more flexibility for non-immigrants who must ...
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New hope for maintaining status

On April 2, 2020, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that if an alien failed to maintain lawful status ...
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COVID-19 immigration update

With the advent of the Covid-19 pandemic, along with “stay-at-home,” “shelter in place,” quarantines, travel bans, etc., there has been ...
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COVID-19 and its effect on immigration

With the advent of the Covid-19 pandemic, along with “stay-at-home,” “shelter in place,” quarantines, travel bans, etc., there has been ...
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The April 2020 Priority Dates

Each month, the Visa Office of the State Department publishes, in the Visa Bulletin, the priority dates for that particular ...
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No more visitor visas for “birth tourism”

The U.S. Department of State (DOS) has revised its regulations on eligibility for visitor visas, establishing that “travel to the ...
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