DHS will now allow Work Permits for H-4 Dependent Spouses of H-1B Nonimmigrants

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced that, starting May 26, 2015, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is allowing some spouses of H-1B nonimmigrants to obtain employment authorization.

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USICS is Not Accepting Applications for the New DACA, old DACA from 2012 still in Effect

Implementation of the new DACA and DAPA programs has been temporarily suspended. Last week, on February 17, a federal court judge decided the President’s programs were illegal. The existing DACA process and renewals of DACA are not affected by the recent court action.

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The Expanded Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals starts in February

The expanded Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) begins on February 18, 2015. On that day, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will begin accepting applications under the expanded guidelines announced by the President in November of 2014.

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U-Visa Cap Reached for Fiscal Year 2015

The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced that they have reached the statutory maximum approval of 10,000 U-Visas (U-1 Nonimmigrant Status) for the 2015 fiscal year which started on October 1, 2014.

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