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- October 15, 2021The Biden administration announced this morning that the country-specific travel bans that have been in place since 2020 will be lifted on November 8, 2021.
- October 6, 2021Each year, the U.S. government makes available 55,000 permanent resident ("green card") visas to individuals from countries with low rates of immigration to the U.S. (see below) who have at least a high school diploma or its equivalent, or two years of work experience within the past five years in an occupation requiring at least two years of training or experience.
- October 6, 2021
- September 20, 2021The Biden administration has announced that it will lift international travel restrictions for fully vaccinated travelers starting in early November.
- September 14, 2021
- August 27, 2021The US Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS) has announced that, effective October 1, 2021, all green card applicants will be required to provide proof that they have been vaccinated against Covid-19, and that they have received the Pfizer, Moderna, or Johnson & Johnson vaccine.
- July 29, 2021On July 29, 2021, the US Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS) announced that it has conducted a second selection round for H-1B lottery registrants after the first round of selections did not yield enough approvals to reach the numerical quota for H-1B visas.
- July 21, 2021Canada has announced that on August 9, 2021, it will reopen its borders to US citizens and permanent residents who are currently residing in the US and who have been fully vaccinated for at least 14 days.
- July 16, 2021Employment Law Attorneys Christina McEnerney and Johnny Griggs Join Labor, Employment, and Immigration Law Firm Kauff McGuire & Margolis’ Los Angeles OfficeSenior Counsel Christina McEnerney and Johnny Griggs Deliver a Distinguished Combination of In-house and Big Law Experience to this Preeminent, Bi-coastal Labor, Employment, and Immigration Law Firm
- July 15, 2021
- July 12, 2021The Department of State (DOS) announced this week that National Interest Exceptions (NIEs, or travel ban waivers) are now valid for 12 months from the date of issuance and can be used for multiple entries, as long as the traveler is entering the US for the same purpose under which the original NIE was granted.
- June 14, 2021The US Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS) will extend the validity period of Employment Authorization Documents (EADs) for green card applicants from one year to two years.
- June 11, 2021
- May 20, 2021
- May 3, 2021In response to an alarming spike in Covid cases, the Biden Administration announced a new country-wide travel ban for India beginning on Tuesday, May 4th.