USCIS to Adjust Filing Fees & Premium Processing clock starting October 3rd, 2020
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has announced fee adjustments for specific immigration and naturalization requests handled by U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS).
USCIS fee adjustments will go into effect on October 3, 2020. The USCIS fees will be adjusted by a weighted average increase of 20 percent, and are meant to support the […]
Public Charge Rule enjoined, nationwide
On Wednesday, July 29, 2020, a New York federal judge blocked the Trump administration from implementing its Public Charge rule, nationwide. U.S. District Judge George Daniels found that the states and nonprofits challenging the public charge rule had provided “ample evidence” that the policy deters immigrants from seeking out COVID-19 testing and could threaten efforts to […]
International Students not permitted to attend exclusively online courses in the U.S.
Monday, July 7, 2020, Immigration and Customs Enforcement (“ICE”) announced that international students who attend universities that are exclusively online this fall may not enter the U.S. ICE provided these updates for Fall Semester 2020:
- Nonimmigrant F-1 and M-1 students attending schools operating entirely online may not take a full online course load and remain in […]