The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has announced that they will begin to gradually reopen their local offices in the U.S.
President Trump announced over the weekend that beginning, Monday, March 16 2020,at 11:59 EDT, the travel restrictions recently put in place for 26 countries in Europe will be expanded to include travellers to the U.S.
USCIS announced on March 16 that premium processing service will be temporarily suspended for fiscal year 2021 cap-subject H-1B petitions. The full announcement can be found here.
- September 3, 2019
As USCIS announced in June, cap filings made in April 2020 may include a $10 registration fee for employers who wish to register for the lottery.
- August 21, 2019
As a reminder, fines for Form I-9 violations will increase every year on April 5 as a result of the inflation adjustment to civil monetary penalties required by the Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act Improvements Act of 2015 (2015 Act) which was signed into law on November 2, 2015.
On Thursday, July 19, 2019, Maggio Kattar immigration attorney Meredith Jolie co-hosted the annual reception for alumni of the University at Buffalo School of Law.