June 2020 Newsletter

COVID-19 Immigration Update  Presidential Proclamation Extends Travel Ban  Effective June 24, 2020, President Trump issued a proclamation that extends his previous order that banned certain immigrant visas from being issued by the Department of State and suspends the...

News in Brief

The following additional items may be of interest to our readers: Iraqi Special Immigrant Visa Program Extended: President Obama signed into a law a bill extending the Special Immigrant Visa program for Iraqi nationals who worked for or on behalf of the U.S....

USCIS and IRS Warn of Scams

Several scams have been targeting foreign nationals. In September, USCIS warned the public of a new telephone scam that targets USCIS customers. The scammer poses as a USCIS official and requests personal information such as Social Security number, passport number, or...

Update on DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals)

It’s been more than a year now since eligible individuals brought to the U.S. as young children began requesting “deferred action for childhood arrivals” (DACA) relief.  Of the estimated 1.76 million undocumented immigrants eligible for DACA, about 600,000 have...