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Somalia TPS Beneficiaries Must Re-Register

Somalia TPS beneficiaries must re-register with the USCIS between March 11, 2020, and May 11, 2020. Employment authorization cards for Somalia TPS beneficiares expired March 17, 2020. All Somalia TPS beneficiaries must re-register with the USCIS during the 60 day re-registration period. The re-registration period runs from March 11, 2020 through May 11, 2020. Please…

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Coronavirus Disrupts USCIS

Coronavirus Disrupts USCIS – Causes Temporary Closure of All Offices   Coronavirus disrupts USCIS services across the board. The USCIS responded to the Coronavirus pandemic and its spread across the United States by temporarily closing all its offices to the public until at least April 1, 2020. The USCIS will still “provide emergency services for…

Yemen TPS Beneficiaries Must Re-Register

Urgent Notice: Yemen TPS beneficiaries given 60 day window to re-register. 49 Days Remain. If you are a current Yemen TPS beneficiary, then this post is for you. Your immigration attorney should have alerted you by now, but if not, all current Yemen TPS beneficiaries who wish to retain their current status in the United…

New Immigration Fraud Reporting System

The new immigration fraud reporting system is form based, rather than the old email based system. The USCIS is upgrading its immigration fraud reporting system. The old way was email based and evidently inefficient. Old Immigration Fraud Reporting System The old USCIS immigration fraud reporting system required three separate email boxes, for whatever reason, and…

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Supplemental H-2B Visas Available

DHS announces 35,000 supplemental H-2B visas available for the second half of fiscal year 2020. 35,000 supplemental H-2B visas are available for the second half of fiscal year 2020, as part of the Department of Homeland Security’s strategy to help provide relief to seasonal employers. See this post about last year’s cap increase. In a…

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Coronavirus Closes USCIS Seattle Field Office

USCIS Seattle Field Office temporarily closed due to Coronavirus. The USCIS Seattle Field Office is closed temporarily, out of fears of the spread of COVID-19, or the Coronavirus. It appears a USCIS employee may have visited a facility known to have been impacted by the Coronavirus, and has closed the office for at least 14…

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Special Immigrant Religious Worker Returns to Oklahoma

Special Immigrant Religious Worker Returns to Oklahoma – Welcome back, Pastor Arwakon, and the Arwakon family! The Arwakon family landed on January 30, 2020, at the Will Rogers Airport from the Marshall Islands. The Arwakon family will be living in Enid, OK as U.S. Permanent Residents. Pastor Arwakon will be leading the Pacific Islanders Ministry at…

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New Public Charge Rule Outside Illinois

New Public Charge rule going into effect in today, implementing The Inadmissibility on Public Charge Grounds final rule (except in Illinois). There is a new definition of public charge, and today the USCIS is implementing it along with other changes following the Supreme Court’s stay of nationwide injunctions against the implementation of the new Inadmissibility…

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Filing Form I-130 Abroad: Process Updates

Filing Form I-130 Abroad? The USCIS announced a couple of weeks ago some updates for petitioning for relatives abroad. Thinking of filing Form I-130 abroad? There have been updates for accepting petitions for relatives at international sites. As we have posted in the past, many USCIS international field offices have closed or are offering limited…

Celebrating Presidents’ Day 2020

Christians Law, PLLC is celebrating Presidents’ Day 2020 by posting some useful facts and resources related to the U.S. holiday. Happy Presidents’ Day, everyone! Presidents’ Day 2020 is here and Christians Law, PLLC is celebrating by posting some useful facts and resources related to the federal holiday. Read below to learn some things about Presidents’…