U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (“USCIS”) announced that the acceptance of an “electronically reproduced” (scanned, faxed photocopied or similarly reproduced) signature on petitions which previously required filing with an original handwritten signature will be permanent policy starting July 25, 2022.
- Theresa Nahajzer
- June 17, 2022
In the face of longer-than-expected processing times for renewed employment authorization documents (EADs), causing some foreign nationals to have their evidence of work authorization expire before the new one is received, the U.S.
- May 1, 2022
FAQs For Adjustment Of Status Applicants Seeking To Request A Change In The Underlying Basis Of Eligibility For Permanent Residence
USCIS recently issued multiple statements encouraging applicants for permanent residence to request a change in the underlying basis of their green card applications.
- February 28, 2022
No SSN? No Problem: On-Boarding Newly Arrived Foreign National Employees without Social Security Numbers
For a number of reasons, a newly arrived Foreign National employee may not receive their Social Security Number (“SSN”) from the Social Security Administration by the time they are scheduled to begin work in the U.S.
- February 2, 2022
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) recently issued an alert noting that an “exceptionally high number” of employment-based green cards are available this fiscal year (October 2021 through September 2022).
- January 23, 2022
Biden Administration Implements New Actions to Increase Opportunities for STEM Students, Professionals, Others
The Biden administration announced new actions to increase opportunities in the United States for science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) students and professionals, among others.
- December 28, 2021