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In President Trump’s most recent proclamation he included a requirement that the Secretaries of State, Labor, and Homeland Security recommend measures in 30 days to “stimulate the United States economy and ensure the prioritization, hiring, and employment of United States workers.”  Prudent employers should assume that future restrictions will include either a temporary suspension of […]

On March 18, 2020, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) temporarily suspended in-person services at its field offices, asylum offices, and application support centers (ASCs). On April 1, 2020, USCIS extended the suspension until at least May 3, 2020. In its latest announcement on April 24, 2020, USCIS announced that it is preparing to reopen […]

On March 11, 2020, President Trump issued a proclamation restricting travel to the United States from most of Europe effective Friday, March 13, 2020. While the restriction was initially to remain in effect for 30 days, the proclamation stated that the restriction would continue until termination by the President. As such, travel to the U.S. from most […]

Click here to view 2020 May Visa Bulletin.  The U.S. Department of State (DOS) published the Monthly Visa Bulletin for May 2020, which most significantly reflected substantial forward movement for EB-1 and EB-3 for all chargeability areas, along with modest forward movement for EB-2, Other Workers, and EB-5, across backlogged preference categories and chargeability […]