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USCIS Updates Public Charge Resources Webpage to Provide Information on the Public Charge Ground of Inadmissibility and Public Benefits Available to Noncitizens
Located on the U.S.-Mexico border at the southern tip of Texas lies the Rio Grande Valley, or as Texans call it “the Valley” or “RGV.” While the RGV–made up of Cameron, Hidalgo, Starr, and Willacy counties–most recently made national news during Texas Governor Abbott’s anti-immigrant blockade, there is so much more to the region. The […]
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In an official final rule published on May 24, 2022, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services announced that it would implement premium processing for certain pending Form I-140, Immigrant Petition for Alien Workers, filed under the EB-1 and EB-2 classifications in an effort to “increase efficiency and reduce burdens to the overall legal immigration system.” The...
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Thirteen U.S. lawful permanent residents filed a lawsuit to end the delay by U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) in processing their applications to become U.S. citizens. The excessive delays are now threatening their ability to vote in the November 2022 elections. The plaintiffs each filed their applications in 2020. Yet, they are still waiting […]
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The Biden administration’s overhaul of the asylum system went into effect for the first time on May 31, but only a limited basis. According to guidance published by the Department of Homeland Security, the rule will initially be applied to several hundred asylum seekers per month. The rule will only be for those who are […]
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Immigration Help Available to Those Affected by Special Situations, Including the Shooting in Uvalde, Texas
Mexico’s Supreme Court released a decision on May 18 that struck down the policy of stopping and searching individuals to check their immigration status as racist and discriminatory—and therefore unconstitutional. Such searches have been part of Mexico’s broad attempt to crack down on migration through its territory, largely due to pressure from the United States […]
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Many business owners and employers in the U.S. will be happy to know that the Department of Homeland Security and the Department of Labor has made 35,000 additional H-2B seasonal foreign worker visas available for the second half of 2022. These are specifically for employed workers on or after April 1, 2022, through September 30,...
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Ukraine and Sudan are the two most recent countries to receive Temporary Protected Status from the United States Department of Homeland Security as a result of the unsafe living conditions from the war with Russia and political unrest in Sudan. It is estimated that there are about 59,600 individuals from Ukraine in the U.S. who...
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USCIS to Implement Premium Processing for Certain Previously Filed EB-1 and EB-2 Form I-140 Petitions
Just three days before Title 42 was set to end on May 23, a federal judge in Louisiana blocked the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) from ending the controversial policy. With the court order in place, Title 42 is unlikely to be lifted for months, possibly years. As a result, the border remains […]
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As the politics and partisanship of a mid-term election year ramp up, Utah is proving that bipartisan and public-private collaboration is still possible. On May 3, public and private sector leaders came together to launch a New American Task Force to develop a comprehensive strategy to maximize opportunities for—and address some of the main barriers […]
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