The Trump Administration has proceeded with plans to rescind the H-4 work authorization program, which has allowed certain H-4 spouses of H-1B visa holders in the United States to apply for EADs [employment authorization documents] since 2015. On February 20, 2019, the Trump administration sent a proposed rule to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review that would halt work authorization for H-4 spouses. If OMB approves, the administration is expected to move fo
USCIS announced that applicants can now complete and file online Forms N-600, Application for Certificate of Citizenship, and N-600K, Application for Citizenship and Issuance of Certificate Under Section 322. U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced that applicants can now complete and file online Forms N-600, Application for Certificate of Citizenship, and N-600K, Application for Citizenship and Issuance of Certificate Under Section 322. Applicants can fil
86 Democratic members of the House of Representatives sent a letter to the USCIS Director expressing their "grave concerns about the alarming growth in processing delays" and requesting "prompt and detailed" responses to a series of related questions. The House Representatives sent a letter on February 12, 2019, to U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) Director Lee Francis Cissna, stating that “clearly, policy changes implemented by the current administration in 2
Final USCIS EB-5 regulations is in its final stages and has progressed to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) office for final review. The regulation, known as the “The EB-5 Modernization Regulation" is on its way to be published as a Final Rule. OMB Review is the last step in the rulemaking process before publication of a final rule. It’s anticipated that the Final Rule will go in effect in a couple months. After OMB review, the Final Rule will be published in the Fede
Ms. Williams recently wrote an article on the EB-5 Program, with a particular focus on the interest of EB-5 investors from the continent of Africa. The OpEd was published by The Hill, an American political newspaper and website. To read the full article, please see this link.