Oct 03

Stats Show Low Approval Rate On Provisional Waivers

CLINIC provides a summary of a presentation by NBC on the provisional waiver adjudication process at the NBC, including statistics that indicate a 59% approval rate for I-601A applications received...read entire story

Aug 30

New Information On DOS Transition To Electronic DS-260

New Information on DOS Transition to Electronic DS-260 On September 3, 2013, the Department of State will transition to an online immigrant visa application. Immigrant visa applicants will apply online...read entire story

Jul 23

Deadline For El Salvador TPS Re-Registration

USCIS Reminder of July 29, 2013 Deadline for El Salvador TPS Re-Registration USCIS alert reminding stakeholders that eligible nationals of El Salvador (and persons without nationality who last regularly resided...read entire story

Jul 17

BIA Remands Denial Of I-130 Filed By Same-Sex Couple

BIA Remands Denial of I-130 Filed By Same-Sex Couple, Holds DOMA Is Not an Impediment The Board of Immigration Appeals held that Section 3 of the Defense of Marriage Act...read entire story

Jun 26

DOMA Declared Unconstitutional

DOMA (Defense of Marriage Act) declared unconstitutional by the United States Supreme Court Same-sex couples who legally marry in the United States or abroad may now be eligible for immigration...read entire story

Jun 17

Notice Of Extension Of TPS For Syria

USCIS has extended and redesignated Syria for TPS for 18 months from October 1, 2013 through March 31, 2015 due to the ongoing armed conflict in Syria. For individuals who...read entire story

Jun 17

DHS Notice Of Employment Authorization Extension For Syrian F-1 Nonimmigrants

DHS suspension of certain requirements governing employment for F-1 nonimmigrant students from Syria who are experiencing severe economic hardship as a result of the civil unrest in Syria has been...read entire story

May 30

Temporary Protected Status Extended For Salvadorans

Temporary Protected Status Extended for Salvadorans Current Salvadoran beneficiaries seeking to extend their TPS status must re-register during the 60-day re-registration period that runs from May 30, 2013, through July...read entire story

May 17

Bipartisan House Group Reaches “Agreement” On Immigration Reform Legislation

A bipartisan group of House negotiators said Thursday it has reached an “agreement in principle” on comprehensive immigration reform legislation. Keep in mind that this agreement is separate from the...read entire story

Apr 29

Demonstration Video From CBP On Automated Form I-94 Arrival/Departure Record

This video explains the new procedure regarding Form I-94 Arrival/Departure Record: https://i94.cbp.dhs.gov/I94/jsp/CaptivateVideo.jspread entire story