K-1 Visa made high priority

K-1 Visa made high priority

The United States government has announced that the processing of K-1 visa applications will be resumed with high priority in some consulates. K visas are created for international citizens who plan to marry a citizen of the United States. Due to COVID-19 and the...
Update: Public Charge Rule

Update: Public Charge Rule

On July 29, the New York District Court blocked the public charge rule until the end of the public health emergency due to the coronavirus pandemic. Now, the Second Circuit gave a new endorsement to the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), where it approves to apply...
Fee adjustment for immigration requests

Fee adjustment for immigration requests

The Department of Homeland Security announced a rule on July 31, that there will be a fee adjustment for certain immigration and naturalization benefit requests. The rule accounts for increased costs to adjudicate immigration benefit requests, detect and deter...
DACA News: DHS Announcement

DACA News: DHS Announcement

The Department of Homeland Security, announced: The Trump administration will not accept new applications for the DACA program, which shields from deportation certain undocumented immigrants who came to the U.S. as children. They have not accepted new applications...
Federal Courts Block Public Charge Regulations

Federal Courts Block Public Charge Regulations

A Washington federal court issued, on July 29, nationwide injunctions that blocked any implementation of the Trump administration’s public charge regulations. These adjustments threaten the health, nutrition, and housing of millions of families. The order bars...
Public Charge: “Wealth test” for immigrants

Public Charge: “Wealth test” for immigrants

On January 27th, the US Supreme Court authorized the implementation of the Trump administration’s “public charge” rule change, this modification in federal immigration policy is projected to impact near 24 million Americans and millions more seeking to come to the...