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On January 31, 2020, President Trump issued a Presidential “Proclamation on Improving Enhanced Vetting Capabilities and Processes for Detecting Attempted Entry” which becomes effective on February 21, 2020. The proclamation expands the March 6, 2017 Executive Order 13780 “Protecting the National from Foreign Terrorist Entry Into the United States” and […]

On January 29, 2019, USCIS announced a process change for Form I-526, Immigrant Petition by Alien Investor, from a first-in, first-out basis to a visa availability approach effective March 31, 2020. The new visa availability approach is scheduled to apply to petitions pending as of March 31, 2020. According to […]

The U.S. Department of State (DOS) published a final rule effective January 24, 2020 to amend regulations for B-2 temporary visitors for pleasure. The rule explicitly provides that Consular Officers should deny B visa applications found to be made with “the primary purpose of obtaining U.S. citizenship for a child by giving […]