House Passes Bill Aiming to Eliminate Per-Country Green Card Cap Jul11

House Passes Bill Aiming to Eliminate Per-Country Green Card Cap

On July 10, 2019, the House passed a bill that would eliminate the per-country cap on green cards, which would mean that the amount of time any new applicant waits for a green card would be equalized, regardless of where the applicant was born. Under current regulations, the green card cap limits a maximum of 7% of total employmen...

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Executive Order Suspending Immigration: What We Know Now Apr22

Executive Order Suspending Immigration: What We Know Now

Note: On April 22, 2020, President Trump signed an official proclamation suspending some permanent immigration for 60 days. More details about the proclamation can be found .    As many news outlets have reported, President Trump published a tweet on Monday saying, “I will be signing an Executive Orde...

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President Trump’s Proclamation Suspending Entry of Immigrants for 60 Days Apr23

President Trump’s Proclamation Suspending Entry of Immigrants for 60 Days

On the evening of April 22, 2020, President Trump signed a proclamation temporarily suspending issuance of immigrant visas for permanent residence in the U.S. for 60 Days. What We Know Now The Proclamation, described by the White House as a “temporary pause,” only suspends issuance of new immi...

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Extension of Suspension of In-Person Services at USCIS Field Offices May01

Extension of Suspension of In-Person Services at USCIS Field Offices

The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is extending its suspension of in-person services at its local field offices until at least June 3, 2020. This will be the third extension of the suspension since it went into effect on March 18 as a response to COVID-19. USCIS will continue to not conduct in-person bi...

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