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EIG Dispatch | June 26-30

DC Insights: SCOTUS Acts on Travel Ban / SCOTUS Decision in Citizenship Case / Budget Proposal / Short-Term Increase in H-2B Visas for Temp Non-Ag Workers  Feature Story: Government Documents Shed Light on the H-1B Lottery Headlines: Brexit Update / Trump’s Cuba Policy / California “Sanctuary” Efforts DC Insights SCOTUS Travel Ban Stayed for Some, In Force for Others – Full Case to […]

EIG Dispatch | June 19 – 23

DC Insights: USCIS Nominee / India PM Visiting Next Week / Travel Ban Case Still Pending / Gender-Based Citizenship Case / Legislative Tracker Feature Story: Recess is Coming – What we Expect from Congress in the Coming Months Headlines: Brexit / Eid Delays / Canada Global Talent / Brain Gain / DACA DC Insights: What We Learned in the Past 7 Days Nominee for […]

EIG Dispatch | June 12-16

Headlines: Brexit Post Election / Eid Delays / Canada Points for Siblings and Francophones / Posted Workers In Spain / AILA Moves Convention in Protest Feature Story: US Government Agencies Focused on Fraud DC Insights: H-1B Reform / SCOTUS Reviewing Travel Ban / India PM Expected to VISIT / DHS Leadership Headlines: Immigration News from Around the World […]

EIG Dispatch | June 2, 2017

HIGHLIGHTS Trump Administration Appeals Travel Ban Case to the Supreme Court New US Visa Application Supplement Released New I-94 Expiration Alerts Ireland Eases Requirements for Unmarried Partners Russia – Address Registration Requirements Tightened for Confederations Cup Trump Administration Appeals Travel Ban Case to the Supreme Court On Thursday night, the Trump administration petitioned the U.S. […]

EIG Dispatch | May 26, 2017

HIGHLIGHTS Federal Court of Appeals Maintains the Block on Revised Travel Ban Update – India: Foreign Nationals Exempted from Aadhaar Requirement Argentina Eases Business Travel for Citizens of 35 Countries Federal Court of Appeals Maintains the Block on Revised Travel Ban On Thursday, May 25, 2017, the Federal Court of Appeals for the Fourth District […]

EIG Dispatch | May 19, 2017

HIGHLIGHTS Global – Processing Expected to Slow During Ramadan – Late May to Late June Update – India: Foreign Nationals Exempted from Aadhaar Requirement European Union Approves Visa-Free travel for Ukrainians – Effective Early June French Authorities Increasing Enforcement of Posted Worker Requirements Global – Processing Expected to Slow During Ramadan – Late May to […]

EIG Dispatch | May 12, 2017

HIGHLIGHTS Next Round of Australian Immigration Changes – Effective July 1, 2017 Portugal and Italy Temporarily Reinstating Border Controls During Major Events in May France Elects a Centrist President USCIS Releases H-1B Lottery Documents in Response to Lawsuit Department of Labor Responds to Senators’ H-1B Fraud Concerns Canada Issues Report on Express Entry Pool Program […]

EIG Dispatch | May 5, 2017

HIGHLIGHTS USCIS Completes Data Entry for FY2018 H-1B Cap Petitions Spending Bill Funds Federal Government Through September Canadians L-1 Adjudication Limited to Canada Visa Free Travel to Europe Continues for US Citizens Canada Increases Age Limit for Dependents Back to 22 India Expands Aadhaar Program to Foreign Residents USCIS Completes Data Entry for FY2018 H-1B […]

EIG Dispatch | April 28, 2017

HIGHLIGHTS Federal Judge Blocks Executive Order on Sanctuary Cities France Presidential Election Enters Final Stage Ukraine Amends Visa Issuance and Processing Rules Countries Observing Labor Day on Monday May 1st Federal Judge Blocks Executive Order on Sanctuary Cities On Tuesday, April 25th, U.S. Federal District Court Judge William Orrick blocked President Trump’s latest immigration-related Executive […]

EIG Dispatch | April 21, 2017

HIGHLIGHTS USCIS Redesigned Green Cards and EADs USCIS Adopts Final Action Visa Bulletin Chart for May 2017 New USCIS Guidance – All Employment-Based Non-Immigrants Must be Paid Minimum Wage USCIS Completes the H-1B Visa Lottery Selection Process for Fiscal Year 2018 “Buy American, Hire American” Executive Order Signed Tuesday Australia and New Zealand Tighten Immigration […]