Tag Archives: American Immigration Lawyers Association

7500 Comments Received for H-4 Work Authorization Regulation

The comment period for a USCIS regulation which would allow certain H-4 status holders to receive work authorization ended on July 11, 2014. 7,500 comments were received. These will be reviewed and considered by DHS to determine whether the proposal … Continue reading

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SHUTDOWN Impact: USCIS, DOL, E-Verify, Consulates & More

Applications and Interviews: U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) Is Not Affected USCIS operations are fully funded by application fees paid when applications are filed, so the agency is not affected by federal budget negotiations. As a result, all USCIS … Continue reading

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USCIS Moves Forward with 1st Ever Policy Review

On April 15, 2010 under the leadership of Alejandro Mayorkas, USCIS launched the first ever policy review of the agency’s adjudication and customer service policies.  The goal of the policy review is to update, consolidate and to streamline all existing … Continue reading

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