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U.S. Immigration Updates – May 2022: Monthly Review

This writing will provide an update of U.S. immigration developments for the month of May 2022 and the potential impact on U.S. employers and foreign nationals.   USCIS to Implement Premium Processing for Certain Previously Filed EB-1 and EB-2 Form I-140 Petitions U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is implementing Premium Processing for certain petitioners …

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U.S. Immigration Updates- Week of May 22, 2022

USCIS to Implement Premium Processing for Certain Previously Filed EB-1 and EB-2 Form I-140 Petitions U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is implementing Premium Processing for certain petitioners who have a pending Form I-140, Immigrant Petition for Alien Workers, under the EB-1 and EB-2 classifications. This expansion of Premium Processing only applies to certain previously …

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U.S. Immigration Updates- Week of May 9, 2022

USCIS: Case Processing Info Changes Announced U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced changes to case processing information available online. Users can now immediately find processing time information for their particular type of case rather than seeing an aggregate of all related case types. Additional changes include: · Adding drop-down options for form categories to …

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U.S. Immigration Updates- Week of May 2, 2022

USCIS Increases Automatic Extension Period of Work Permits for Certain Applicants U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced a Temporary Final Rule (TFR) that increases the automatic extension period for employment authorization and Employment Authorization Documents (EADs), available to certain EAD renewal applicants, to up to 540 days. The increase, which will be effective immediately …

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U.S. Immigration Updates- Week of April 25, 2022

Homeland Security (DHS) Extends Form I-9 Requirement Flexibility (Effective May 1, 2022) The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) announced an extension of the flexibility in complying with requirements related to Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification, due to COVID-19. This temporary guidance was set to expire on April 30, …

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