Given the recent months-long closure of USCIS offices due to COVID-19 and potential furloughs of USCIS employees at the end of the month, processing delays are naturally expected. But what about petitions and applications that were filed long before COVID-19 that have been pending a few months or maybe even […]
Beginning in February 2020, U.S. Customs and Border Protection began restricting travel from several regions where the COVID-19 pandemic had already begun spreading widely. As part of these restrictions, international travelers from these regions who were not prohibited from traveling to the United States because they met one or more […]
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U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced that the scheduled furlough of more than 13,000 employees has been cancelled and that it expects to be able to maintain operations through September 30, 2020, the end of the fiscal year. The averted August 30, 2020 furlough would have impacted nearly 70% of the workforce at USCIS and likely would have slowed U.S. immigration […]
HOUSTON – August 20, 2020 – Foster LLP, a leading immigration law firm, is pleased to announce that sixteen Foster immigration attorneys have been selected by their peers for inclusion in the 2021 The Best Lawyers in America© list. The guide honored firm lawyers in Austin and Houston with a concentrated focus on immigration law. The Foster attorneys […]