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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 […]

On Wednesday, April 22, Present Trump issued a proclamation temporarily suspending entry into the United States of intending immigrants as lawful permanent residents (“green card” applicants) for a temporary period of 60 days.   Because the order does not apply to people already in the United States, those in the United States may continue their applications for permanent residency.  […]

The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (“CARES”) Act provides for economic impact payments, or stimulus payments, as well as unemployment benefits for U.S. taxpayers, which includes lawful permanent residents and certain individuals in nonimmigrant status.  The recently implemented Public Charge Rule provides for an expanded ground of inadmissibility based on […]