USCIS Updates EB-5 Investor Processing Times

On October 24, 2014, USCIS released an updated EB-5 Processing Report listing current processing times for the EB-5 Immigrantan alien admitted to the United States as a lawful permanent resident. Permanent residents are also commonly referred to as immigrants; however, the Immigration and NationalityThe country of a person’s citizenship or country in which the person is deemed a nationalA...
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Definition of “Mother” and “Parent” to Include Gestational Mothers Using Assisted Reproductive Technology

USCIS issued a new policy clarifying the definition of “mother” and “parent” under the Immigration and NationalityThe country of a person’s citizenship or country in which the person is deemed a nationalA person owing permanent allegiance to a state. ActThe Act (INAThe Act (INA), which, along with other immigration laws, treaties, and conventions of the United States, relates to the...
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Temporary Protected Status Extended for Nicaragua

Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson will extend Temporary Protected StatusEstablishes a legislative basis for allowing a group of persons temporary refuge in the United States. Under a provision of the Immigration Act of 1990, the Attorney General may designate nationals of a foreign state to be eligible for TPSEstablishes a legislative basis for allowing a group of persons temporary...
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New E-Verify Service – Combats Fraud and Educates Workers

U.S. CitizenshipThe country in which a person is born (and has not renounced or lost citizenship) or naturalized and to which that person owes allegiance and by which he or she is entitled to be protected. and Immigration Services (USCIS) Director León Rodríguez announced the launch of myE-Verify—a new website designed for employees.  myE-Verify is a one-stop shop for employees to create...
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DHS to Implement Haitian Family Reunification Parole Program

Starting in early 2015, the Department of Homeland SecurityThe mission of the DHSThe mission of the Department of Homeland Security -The many men and women who daily protect our borders and secure our country are committed to the safety of our homeland. DHS is now responsible for immigration and naturalizationThe conferring, by any means, of citizenship upon a person after birth.. Visit the DHS...
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