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EIG Dispatch | February 6, 2018

US Headlines: Potential Government Shutdown This Thursday / Temporary Protected Status (TPS) Extended for Syrians Global Headlines: China Extends Visa Validity for Foreign Nationals with Chinese Heritage / UK Doubles Healthcare Fees for Foreign Nationals / Thailand Targets the “S-Curve” with New Visa Program Feature Story: White House Immigration Proposal and Other Congressional Proposals Upcoming […]

EIG Dispatch | January 30, 2018

US Headlines: Premium Processing May be Suspended for H-1B FY2019 Cap Season / Immigration Impact Unclear as NAFTA Negotiations Continue / Trump Supports Citizenship for DREAMers. Global Headlines: Switzerland’s New Labor Requirements Aimed at Reducing Unemployment / Additional Information Required for Singapore’s Employment Passes / UK Issues New Requirement for Applicants Seeking Permanent Residence Feature Story: […]

EIG Dispatch | January 23, 2018

US Headlines: Deadline for Congress to Act on DACA Moves Closer / Challenge to the Travel Ban to Be Heard by the Supreme Court / Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Revises its I-94 Website / Organizations Show Support for Keeping H-4 EAD Global Headlines: El Salvadoran Refugees to Head North After Trump Ends TPS / Protestors Respond to […]

What We’re Watching: Government Shutdown

Government Shutdown Still Possible Less than 24 hours remain until federal funding runs out, and the Senate is still uncertain about the passage of H.R. 195, a House short-term spending bill which includes government funding through February 16.  The Senate failed to take a key vote last night and is convening this morning, Friday, January 19.  […]

EIG Dispatch | January 16, 2018

US Headlines: USCIS Resumes Accepting DACA Applications / Acting Head of EOIR Given Permanent Position Global Headlines: Clarification Provided for Brazil’s New Immigration Law / UAE Requires Police Clearance for Residence Visa Processing / EU Tightens Borders by Adopting Entry & Exit System / China Simplifies Requirements for R Visa for High Skilled Talent Feature Story: ICE Announces […]

EIG Dispatch | January 9, 2018

US Headlines: Justices Speed Up President Trump’s Immigration Appeal / CBP Establishes New Rules for Searching Electronic Devices / Trump Administration Announces Termination of Temporary Protected Status for Salvadorans / Democrats and Republicans Inching Towards Deal to Protect Dreamers but Remain Divided over Funding the Wall Global Headlines: Higher Salary Thresholds and Updated Visa Application Fees Announced for […]

EIG Dispatch | December 19, 2017

US Headlines: House Judiciary Committee Approves Legislation to Secure Immigration Mail / USCIS Begins Implementing the International Entrepreneur Rule / DHS to Propose Changes to H-1B, H-4 EADs, and F-1 OPT / Trump Administration Issues New Requirements for US Visa Waiver Program / TN “Economist” Profession Clarified Global Headlines: U.K.’s Latest Immigration Changes End 2017 on a High Note / […]

EIG Dispatch | December 12, 2017

US Headlines: Oral Arguments Heard on Third Travel Ban / The Case Against the First Travel Ban Progresses Global Headlines: Ireland Introduces New Immigration Registration Cards / New Blue Card Regulations in Luxembourg / Higher Salary Thresholds Announced for the Netherlands / US Pulls Out of the UN Global Compact on Migration Feature Story: 2017: Lessons Learned From a Year of […]

EIG Dispatch | December 5, 2017

US Headlines: US Consulates in Russia will Resume Nonimmigrant Visa Services on a Limited Basis / The Third and Most Recent Travel Ban Went into Effect / Protections for Dreamers Involved in Government Funding Discussions Global Headlines: Switzerland: 2017 Quotas Reached for L and B Permits / Philippines: Employment Permit Rules Amended / Argentina: Waiver of Reciprocity […]