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Blog Posts in June, 2021

  • USCIS Extends Flexibility for Responding to Agency Requests Release

    In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services is extending the flexibilities it announced on March 30, 2020, to assist applicants, petitioners and requestors who are responding to certain Requests for Evidence; Continuations to Request Evidence (N-14); Notices of Intent to Deny; Notices of Intent to Revoke; Notices of Intent to Rescind; Notices of ...
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  • USCIS Announces It Will Allow Resubmission of Certain FY2021 H-1Bs Rejected or Closed Due to Start Date

    In August 2020,USCIS selected additional registrations that were held in reserve. The filing period for registrations selected in August ended on Nov. 16, 2020. Some petitioners indicated a start date after Oct. 1, 2020. USCIS rejected or administratively closed those petitions because they were based on registrations submitted during the initial registration period but indicated a start date ...
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  • District Court Vacates July 2019 USCIS Final Rule Revising EB-5 Regulations

    The U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California granted summary judgment in favor of the plaintiff, holding that DHS violated the Administrative Procedure Act (APA) when it promulgated the July 24, 2019, final rule amending its regulations for the EB-5 program, including providing priority date retention to certain EB-5 investors and increasing the required minimum investment ...
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  • Can I Petition More Than One Relative for a U.S. Visa?

    Family-based petitions allow individuals in the United States to sponsor their closest relatives to help them obtain an immigration visa. Both U.S. citizens and legal permanent residents (LPR) can sponsor their family members to move to the United States; however, U.S. citizens can sponsor a broader range of family members. Since families want to remain together, sponsors always ask how many ...
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