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On April 20, 2020, President Trump tweeted that he plans to temporarily suspend immigration to the United States.  His announcement on Twitter declared: “In light of the attack from the Invisible Enemy, as well as the need to protect the jobs of our GREAT American Citizens, I will be signing an Executive Order to temporarily suspend immigration into the […]

U.S Customs and Border protection (CBP) recently announced that Visa Waiver Program (VWP) entrants who have already been granted satisfactory departure may now apply for an additional 30-day extension of their admission period if they remain unable to depart the United States due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Visitors who entered […]

Recently U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) issued an alert related to the timely filing of petitions and applications to extend or change status, without explicitly confirming whether the COVID-19 pandemic will result in flexibility of filing deadlines. USCIS indicates that they “recognize that there are immigration-related challenges,” that they […]