News in Brief

The following additional items may be of interest to our readers: Extension of TPS for El Salvador:  DHS has extended Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for eligible nationals of El Salvador (and those without nationality who last habitually resided in El Salvador) for...

New Questions Proposed for ESTA Form

CBP has proposed adding questions to the Electronic System for Travel Authorization (ESTA) application on eligibility requirements for travel under the Visa Waiver Program. In addition to country-specific travel restrictions, a request for ESTA applicants’ Global...

Class Action Lawsuit Filed on Behalf of Asylum Applicants

The Northwest Immigrant Rights Project, the American Immigration Council, Dobrin & Han, PC, and the National Immigration Project of the National Lawyers Guild recently filed a class action lawsuit in a federal district court in Washington State on behalf of...

DOL Meeting Reveals Some Big Changes on the Horizon for PERM

The DOL Office of Foreign Labor Certification (OFLC), at a meeting in May 2016, indicated that the Prevailing Wage, PERM, and H-2B Processing Centers will be undergoing some major changes. Upon recommendations from the efficiency experts at the Office of Personnel...