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New USCIS Policy: RFE Everything From Initial Petition To Extensions

by in Immigration

In a significant development, USCIS has issued a new Policy Memorandum superseding and rescinding previous guidance regarding deference to prior determinations of eligibility in adjudication of Form I-129 petitions seeking extension of nonimmigrant status. In a significant development, USCIS has issued a new Policy Memorandum superseding and rescinding previous guidance regarding deference to prior determinations […]

USCIS Updates Policy to Ensure Petitioners Meet Burden of Proof for Non-immigrant Worker Extension Petitions

by in Immigration, Visa

Under updated policy guidance, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is instructing its officers to apply the same level of scrutiny to both initial petitions and extension requests for certain nonimmigrant visa categories. The guidance applies to nearly all nonimmigrant classifications filed using Form I-129, Petition for a Nonimmigrant Worker. “USCIS officers are at the […]

President Trump Signs CR Extending EB-5 Investor Visa Program As-Is thru December 8, 2017

by in Green Card, Immigration, Visa

On Friday September 8th, President Trump signed H.R. 601 that will provide funding for the U.S. government and extend the EB-5 Regional Center Program until December 8th without changes to the minimum investment amount of $500,000. On Friday September 8th, President Trump signed H.R. 601 that will provide funding for the U.S. government and extend […]

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