The Trump administration remains vigilant in changing U.S. employment-based immigration policy, leaving myriad challenges for President-elect Biden on inauguration day.
USCIS has increased Premium Processing fees. Attorney Brianna Thompson writes about the new fee schedule.
New DHS and DOL regulations will change the requirements for H-1B eligibility and result in increased prevailing wage requirements for H-1B, H-1B1, E-3, and green card sponsorship.
On October 2, 2020, the new filing fee schedule for USCIS will go into effect, which will increase most but not all filing fees.
As a result of the termination of a 1955 treaty between Iran and the U.S., nationals of Iran are no longer eligible for E-1 or E-2 status.
On October 30, 2019, a federal court temporarily blocked the Trump administration’s attempt to deny immigrant visas on health insurance grounds.