Category Archives: Immigration Rules

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Administration Limiting Immigration Visas due to High U.S. Unemployment Levels

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Administration Limiting Immigration Visas due to High U.S. Unemployment Levels The Trump administration will be limiting immigration visas in order to protect U.S. workers suffering from job losses during the COVID-19 pandemic. The order also bars groups of foreign workers. Several types of visas fall…

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Immigration Application Fees May Increase to Cover USCIS Anticipated Shortfall

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Immigration Application Fees May Increase to Cover USCIS Anticipated Shortfall U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is requesting to have a 10% surcharge added to immigration application fees. As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, USCIS is experiencing a large decline in revenue from processing…

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Skills-Based Immigration Plan in United States on Target for 2020’s FY 2021 H-1B Visa Lottery Process

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Skills-Based Immigration Plan in United States on Target for 2020’s FY 2021 H-1B Visa Lottery Process The Trump administration’s skills-based immigration plan is on target for implementation in 2020 and will impact the FY 2021 H-1B visa lottery process. Acting Director of U.S. Citizenship and…

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Travel Ban Expansion is Under Consideration by Trump Administration

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Travel Ban Expansion is Under Consideration by Trump Administration The Trump Administration is considering a travel ban expansion. The travel ban arose through Executive Orders and Presidential Proclamations. Presidential Proclamation 9645 suspends entry of foreign nationals into the United States from countries that fail to…

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Japan Public Certification System to Support Influx of Foreign Workers

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Japan Public Certification System to Support Influx of Foreign Workers A new Japan Public Certification System is under consideration by the Immigration Services Agency (ISA). The ISA is responding to an increasing number of foreign workers in the nation. Japan recently instituted new visas to…

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