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  • New Review Process for Cubans, Haitians, Nicaraguans, and Venezuelans Improves Efficiency and Performance

    May 18, 2023. As the state government is geared to approve advance travel authorization monthly to immigrants obtain parole, the USCIS is revising the processes for Cubans, Haitians, Nicaraguans, and Venezuelans applicants effective May 17, 2023.

  • USCIS Expands Employment Authorization for Hong Kong Residents under DED Program

    On May 5, 2023, USCIS announced in the Federal Register that the DED program for Hong Kong residents would expand its eligibility and extend its deadline.

  • New Form ETA 9089: It’s Here!

    Last month, the Department of Labor announced through its website that the Office of Foreign Labor Certification (OFLC) will be accepting the newly revised Form ETA-9089 on May 16, 2023.

  • Obtaining a Certificate of Citizenship for Adopted Children: Important Information and Updates from USCIS

    March 21, 2023. The office of USCIS is updating its Policy Manual 5 and 12 as soon as possible to provide information on how US citizenship and naturalization laws apply to adopted children.

  • Somalia’s TPS: Extension and Reassignment Updates

    March 10, 2023. The country of Somalia has its extension and reassignment for Temporary Protected Status declared by the Department of Homeland Security.

  • Streamlined F1 Student Visa Application: New Online Processing Procedures Announced

    On March 6th, the USCIS declared the extension of premium processing open, particularly for F-1 nonimmigrant applicants. Applicants can now file online, or submit their application via mail.