January

Blog Posts in January, 2017

  • Trump's Executive Order Clarified by The Department of Homeland Security

    Trump's Executive Order Clarified by The Department of Homeland Security The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has issued clarification regarding the Executive Order (EO) signed last week by President Trump. Green card holders from Iraq, Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen can breathe easier as DHS has held that it is in the national interests that nationals from these countries be ...
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  • New Executive Order Signed

    New Executive Order Signed President Donald Trump signed an Executive Order (EO) relating to visa issuance, screening procedures, and refugees on Jan. 27, 2017. The apparent purpose of this EO is to protect the United States from terrorist acts that could potentially be committed by foreign nationals of certain countries. By limiting entry and visas to certain individuals the EO, titled ...
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  • New DHS Rule for International Entrepreneurs

    New DHS Rule for International Entrepreneurs The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) published a final rule on January 17, 2017 which will allow start-up founders with growth potential to establish their companies within the United States so as to help stimulate entrepreneurship, innovation, and economic growth. The new rule allows DHS to use its discretionary “parole” authority to grant a ...
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  • Updated USCIS Forms

    On December 23, 2016, USCIS issued updated versions of forms for many commonly filed petitions. While USCIS will continue to accept earlier versions of the forms until February 21, 2017 (with the exception of the N-400); USCIS requests that applicants submit the new forms with the edition date of 12/23/2016 along with the new fees. Please find below a list of forms that USCIS updated for commonly ...
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