April 2022 Newsletter

USCIS Issues Policy Guidance on Interview Waiver Criteria for Family-Based Conditional Permanent Residents USCIS issued policy guidance stating that USCIS officers may consider waiving an interview in conditional permanent resident cases if an applicant meets certain...

March 2022 Newsletter

All in-person reporting to Miramar resumes March 28, 2022 The Assistant Field Office Director for ERO, Joel Mikelson has just confirmed that all in-person reporting will resume on March 28, 2022. USCIS Updates Guidance on Employment Authorization for E and L...

December 2021 Newsletter

Current State of Visa Backlog and Processing Delays; Recommendations to Eliminate Pandemic-Related Consular Backlogs DOS Authorizes Consular Officers to Waive Interviews for Certain Nonimmigrants USCIS Temporarily Waiving 60-Day Rule for Report of Medical Examination...

June 2021 Newsletter

New USCIS Policy Announcements Expected to Benefit Applicants Unanimous Supreme Court Decision Creates Major Setback for TPS Recipients Seeking Permanent Residence USCIS ends Biometrics Requirement for Extension/Change of Status for H-4, L-2, E Visas Policy Updates:...

April 2021 Newsletter

USCIS to Defer to Prior Determinations of Eligibility in Requests for Petition Extensions All Immigrants are Eligible for COVID-19 Vaccines in the United States H, L and J Visa Processing Resumes; Presidential Proclamation 10052 Expires COVID and Telecommuting...