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OCTOBER 2023 Visa Bulletin Update

October Visa Bulletin Available The Department of State (DOS) recently released the October 2023 Visa Bulletin. The Visa Bulletin, which is published by DOS each month, summarizes the availability of immigrant visas aka “green cards,” and indicat… Read More
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DHS Extending Temporary Protected Status Designation for Venezuela

On September 20, 2023, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced the extension and redesignation of Venezuela for Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for 18 months, due to extraordinary and temporary conditions in Venezuela that prevent indivi… Read More
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Categories: Immigration News

SEPTEMBER 2023 Visa Bulletin Update

September Visa Bulletin Available The Department of State (DOS) recently released the September 2023 Visa Bulletin. The Visa Bulletin, which is published by DOS each month, summarizes the availability of immigrant visas aka “green cards,” and ind… Read More
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USCIS Announces Expansion of myProgress to Form I-765 and Form I-131

On July 12, 2023, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced the expansion of myProgress to Form I-765, Application for Employment Authorization, and Form I-131, Application for Travel Document. myProgress – formerly known as perso… Read More
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Categories: Immigration News

AUGUST 2023 Visa Bulletin Update

August Visa Bulletin Available The Department of State (DOS) recently released the August 2023 Visa Bulletin. The Visa Bulletin, which is published by DOS each month, summarizes the availability of immigrant visas aka “green cards,” and indicates… Read More
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Changes Coming to the Naturalization Test

On December 14, 2022, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced that the U.S. citizenship test is going to be updated. President Trump’s administration changed the test in 2020, but President Biden’s administration quickly c… Read More
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Categories: Immigration News

JULY 2023 Visa Bulletin Update

June Visa Bulletin Available U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) recently released the July 2023 Visa Bulletin. The Visa Bulletin, which is published by the Department of State each month, summarizes the availability of immigrant visa (… Read More
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Categories: Immigration News

DHS Extending Temporary Protected Status Designations for Select Countries

On June 13, 2023, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced the rescission of the Trump administration’s terminations of the Temporary Protected Status (TPS) designations for El Salvador, Honduras, Nepal, and Nicaragua. DHS also announced… Read More
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Categories: Immigration News

Nonimmigrant Visa Fee Increases to Take Effect June 17, 2023

The Department of State has announced that certain nonimmigrant visas (NIVs) will see rises in their processing fees. NIV fees are set based on the actual cost of providing NIV services and are determined after conducting a study of the cost of these… Read More
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Nursing Shortage and the H-1C

Hospitals, and communities, around the country are experiencing a shortage of nurses, affecting both the efficiency of the hospitals and the care of their patients. This staffing crisis can be explained by the following three things: (1) increased de… Read More
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Categories: Immigration News