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USCIS Reverts to 2008 Nat…

USCIS Reverts to 2008 Naturalization Civics Test

In November 2020, USCIS revised its policy guidance in the USCIS Policy Manual regarding the requirements for the naturalization civics test. In December, updated requirements were implemented. USCIS announced that it is reverting to the 2008 version… Read More
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DHS Announces Final Rule…

DHS Announces Final Rule for H-1B Visa

What is the new rule? Today, the Department of Homeland Security posted a final rule that will alter regulations regarding H-1B petitions, including those eligible for the advanced degree exemption. This new rule reverses the order in which USCIS sel… Read More
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President Trump's New Executive Order on H-1B

On April 18, 2017, President Trump signed a new Executive Order regarding the H-1B program. The Executive Order is titled “Buy American and Hire American.” However, according to the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) (AILA Do… Read More
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Trump Issues New Travel Ban Executive Order

President Trump issued a new Executive Order, “Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry into the United States” on March 6, 2017. The previous Executive Order, or travel ban, with the same name will be revoked and replaced on Ma… Read More
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Washington State and Minnesota Challenge Executive Order

Latest Update (2/14/2017): The panel of three judges maintained that courts hold the authority to review executive action when the Constitution may be up for debate. The court ruled that procedural protections apply not only to U.S. citizens, but to… Read More
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Executive Order Breaking Updates on Implementation

President Trump signed an Executive Order on January 27, 2017 regarding visas, screening procedures, and refugees. His Executive Order is called “Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry Into the United States.” Among other thin… Read More
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