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DHS Designates Ethiopia for Temporary Protected Status for 18 Months

October 21, 2022 - 12:59
Today, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced the designation of Ethiopia for Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for 18 months.

USCIS Form and Policy Updates Remove Barriers to Naturalization for Applicants with Disabilities

October 19, 2022 - 09:19
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) today announced updated policy guidance to clarify and conform with the revision of Form N-648, Medical Certification for Disability Exceptions.

Filing Guidance for CW-1 Petitions Seeking to Extend Status

October 18, 2022 - 14:27
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services will consider certain CW-1 petitions seeking an extension of status for temporary workers present in the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI) to be filed on time, even if USCIS receives them after the worker’s current period of CW-1 petition validity expires.

USCIS Implements New Process for Venezuelans

October 18, 2022 - 10:59
On Oct. 12, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced a new process for Venezuelans.

DHS to Supplement H-2B Cap with Nearly 65,000 Additional Visas for Fiscal Year 2023

October 12, 2022 - 17:19
Today the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), in consultation with the Department of Labor (DOL), announced that it will be issuing a regulation that will make available to employers an additional 64,716 H-2B temporary nonagricultural worker visas for fiscal year (FY) 2023, on top of the 66,000 H-2B visas that are normally available each fiscal year.

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