USCIS’ suspension of Premium Processing of certain immigration petitions will most significantly impact H-1B workers changing employers.
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.
The Department of Homeland Security has extended Temporary Protected Status for Yemeni nationals for 18 months.
On October 30, 2019, a federal court temporarily blocked the Trump administration’s attempt to deny immigrant visas on health insurance grounds.
On October 28, 2019, DHS announced a bilateral deal between El Salvador and the U.S. that will extend El Salvador’s TPS designation, but may also represent the Trump administration’s final push to end TPS for El Salvador.