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In late March, Pike County Detention Center detainee Aldo Camacho-Lopez began feeling sick and displayed fever-like symptoms. However, he did not receive any medical care. On April 2, he tested positive for COVID-19. Three days later, after contracting pneumonia, he received treatment at a hospital. As ...

Coronavirus Response and Guidance
EIG COVID-19 Update | May 25, 2020
May 26, 2020

With our mission to uncomplicate the complicated, we’ve always thought of our work in immigration as people-first. Our goal is for these emails to make sense of the changes happening across the world. Please share these updates with your colleagues who may find this information helpful, ...

Coronavirus Response and Guidance
EIG COVID-19 Update | May 22, 2020
May 22, 2020

With our mission to uncomplicate the complicated, we’ve always thought of our work in immigration as people-first. Our goal is for these emails to make sense of the changes happening across the world. Please share these updates with your colleagues who may find this information helpful, ...

Immigration Nerds Podcast
Immigration Nerds Talk About Medical Care at Detention Centers During the COVID-19 Pandemic
May 21, 2020

In late March, Pike County Detention Center detainee Aldo Camacho-Lopez began feeling sick and displayed fever-like symptoms. However, he did not receive any medical care. On April 2, he tested positive for COVID-19. Three days later, after contracting pneumonia, he received treatment at a hospital. As ...

Coronavirus Response and Guidance
EIG COVID-19 Update | May 20, 2020
May 20, 2020

With our mission to uncomplicate the complicated, we’ve always thought of our work in immigration as people-first. Our goal is for these emails to make sense of the changes happening across the world. Please share these updates with your colleagues who may find this information helpful, ...

Coronavirus Response and Guidance
EIG COVID-19 Update | May 18, 2020
May 18, 2020

With our mission to uncomplicate the complicated, we’ve always thought of our work in immigration as people-first. Our goal is for these emails to make sense of the changes happening across the world. Please share these updates with your colleagues who may find this information helpful, ...

Coronavirus Response and Guidance
EIG COVID-19 Update | May 15, 2020
May 15, 2020

With our mission to uncomplicate the complicated, we’ve always thought of our work in immigration as people-first. Our goal is for these emails to make sense of the changes happening across the world. Please share these updates with your colleagues who may find this information helpful, ...

Coronavirus Response and Guidance
Immigration Nerds Talk About Sports after a Pandemic
May 14, 2020

In this week’s Erickson Immigration Group Immigration Nerds podcast, we talked to Dan Lyle, an American former rugby union player and current director of AEG Rugby. We talk about the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on international sports, and what a win would look like for teams ...

Coronavirus Response and Guidance
EIG COVID-19 Update | May 13, 2020
May 13, 2020

With our mission to uncomplicate the complicated, we’ve always thought of our work in immigration as people-first. Our goal is for these emails to make sense of the changes happening across the world. Please share these updates with your colleagues who may find this information helpful, ...

Immigration Nerds Podcast
Immigration Nerds talk about the Immigrant Experience for Victims of Abuse
May 12, 2020

In this week’s Erickson Immigration Group Immigration Nerds podcast, we talked to Erika Cisneros, an author and immigration attorney who specializes in human trafficking and abuse cases. We recognize that because of the coronavirus pandemic, individuals are staying home and for some, that means staying ...

Coronavirus Response and Guidance
EIG COVID-19 Update | May 11, 2020
May 12, 2020

With our mission to uncomplicate the complicated, we’ve always thought of our work in immigration as people-first. Our goal is for these emails to make sense of the changes happening across the world. Please share these updates with your colleagues who may find this information helpful, ...

Coronavirus Response and Guidance
EIG COVID-19 Update | May 8, 2020
May 8, 2020

With our mission to uncomplicate the complicated, we’ve always thought of our work in immigration as people-first. Our goal is for these emails to make sense of the changes happening across the world. Please share these updates with your colleagues who may find this information helpful, ...

Coronavirus Response and Guidance
EIG COVID-19 Update | May 6, 2020
May 6, 2020

With our mission to uncomplicate the complicated, we’ve always thought of our work in immigration as people-first. Our goal is for these emails to make sense of the changes happening across the world. Please share these updates with your colleagues who may find this information helpful, ...

Coronavirus Response and Guidance
EIG COVID-19 Update | May 5, 2020
May 5, 2020

With our mission to uncomplicate the complicated, we’ve always thought of our work in immigration as people-first. Our goal is for these emails to make sense of the changes happening across the world. Please share these updates with your colleagues who may find this information helpful, ...

Coronavirus Response and Guidance
EIG COVID-19 Update | May 4, 2020
May 5, 2020

With our mission to uncomplicate the complicated, we’ve always thought of our work in immigration as people-first. Our goal is for these emails to make sense of the changes happening across the world. Please share these updates with your colleagues who may find this information helpful, ...

Coronavirus Response and Guidance
EIG COVID-19 Update | May 1, 2020
May 1, 2020

With our mission to uncomplicate the complicated, we’ve always thought of our work in immigration as people-first. Our goal is for these emails to make sense of the changes happening across the world. Please share these updates with your colleagues who may find this information helpful, ...

Coronavirus Response and Guidance
EIG COVID-19 Update | April 30, 2020
April 30, 2020

With our mission to uncomplicate the complicated, we’ve always thought of our work in immigration as people-first. Our goal is for these emails to make sense of the changes happening across the world. Please share these updates with your colleagues who may find this information helpful, ...

Coronavirus Response and Guidance
EIG COVID-19 Update | April 29, 2020
April 29, 2020

With our mission to uncomplicate the complicated, we’ve always thought of our work in immigration as people-first. Our goal is for these emails to make sense of the changes happening across the world. Please share these updates with your colleagues who may find this information helpful, ...

Coronavirus Response and Guidance
EIG COVID-19 Update | April 28, 2020
April 29, 2020

With our mission to uncomplicate the complicated, we’ve always thought of our work in immigration as people-first. Our goal is for these emails to make sense of the changes happening across the world. Please share these updates with your colleagues who may find this information helpful, ...

Coronavirus Response and Guidance
EIG COVID-19 Update | April 27, 2020
April 29, 2020

With our mission to uncomplicate the complicated, we’ve always thought of our work in immigration as people-first. Our goal is for these emails to make sense of the changes happening across the world. Please share these updates with your colleagues who may find this information helpful, ...

Coronavirus Response and Guidance
EIG COVID-19 Update | April 24, 2020
April 24, 2020

With our mission to uncomplicate the complicated, we’ve always thought of our work in immigration as people-first. Our goal is for these emails to make sense of the changes happening across the world. Please share these updates with your colleagues who may find this information helpful, ...

Coronavirus Response and Guidance
EIG COVID-19 Update | April 23, 2020
April 23, 2020

With our mission to uncomplicate the complicated, we’ve always thought of our work in immigration as people-first. Our goal is for these emails to make sense of the changes happening across the world. Please share these updates with your colleagues who may find this information helpful, ...

Coronavirus Response and Guidance
Immigration Nerds Talk About President Trump's Immigration Proclamation
April 23, 2020

On Wednesday, April 22, President Trump signed an executive order proclamation that will temporarily suspend the entry of certain immigrants into the U.S. This brief episode will cover the purpose of the order, who will be impacted, and for how long.  

Alerts
Breaking News | President Trump Releases New Immigration Executive Order
April 23, 2020

As we anticipated, the President released today at 7:00 PM EST, a proclamation titled: "Proclamation Suspending Entry of Immigrants Who Present Risk to the U.S. Labor Market During the Economic Recovery Following the COVID-19 Outbreak". Summary: No impact to both immigrant and nonimmigrant employment-based immigration processes for individuals ...

Coronavirus Response and Guidance
EIG COVID-19 Update | April 22, 2020
April 22, 2020

With our mission to uncomplicate the complicated, we’ve always thought of our work in immigration as people-first. Our goal is for these emails to make sense of the changes happening across the world. Please share these updates with your colleagues who may find this information ...

Coronavirus Response and Guidance
EIG COVID-19 Update | April 21, 2020
April 22, 2020

With our mission to uncomplicate the complicated, we’ve always thought of our work in immigration as people-first. Our goal is for these updates to make sense of the changes happening across the world. Please share these updates with your colleagues who may find this information ...

Alerts
President Trump Announces Executive Order to Temporarily Suspend Immigration
April 21, 2020

At 6:00 PM EST today, President Trump held a press conference and confirmed the impact of the Immigration Suspension he tweeted about yesterday and the contents of the Executive Order. According to the President, the EO will effectuate a 60-day suspension on immigrant visa cases, subject ...

Alerts
Trump Tweets He'll 'Suspend Immigration'
April 21, 2020

Late Monday night, via Twitter, President Donald Trump said he would be signing an executive order to suspend immigration into the United States temporarily. At this time, there are no updates from the Department of Homeland Security or details on what such an executive order ...

Immigration Nerds Podcast
Immigration Nerds Talk About Potential Immigration Suspension
April 21, 2020

Updated as of Tuesday, April 21, at 4:41 PM On Monday, April 20, a little after 10 PM EST, President Trump tweeted, "In light of the attack from the Invisible Enemy, as well as the need to protect the jobs of our GREAT American Citizens, I ...

Coronavirus Response and Guidance
EIG COVID-19 Update | April 20, 2020
April 20, 2020

With our mission to uncomplicate the complicated, we’ve always thought of our work in immigration as people-first. Our goal is for these emails to make sense of the changes happening across the world. Please share these updates with your colleagues who may find this information ...

Coronavirus Response and Guidance
EIG COVID-19 Update | April 17, 2020
April 17, 2020

With our mission to uncomplicate the complicated, we’ve always thought of our work in immigration as people-first. We hope these updates help to make sense of the changes happening across the world. Brazil | President Jair Bolsonaro fired the country’s health minister after disagreements about how to ...