The ripples of the U.S. government shutdown that began on Tuesday are being felt all across the country. Fortunately, because immigration agencies are largely self-funded and because of the national security issues involved,...more
The unthinkable is happening, a U.S. government shutdown. What is the impact of this on immigration matters?
The United States Passport Office will stop processing U.S. passport and passport card...more
New versions of several key immigration forms have been released in 2013. Among these new forms are the G-28, Notice of Entry of Appearance as Attorney or Accredited Representative; the I-9, Employment Eligibility...more
On March 1, 2013, the Budget Control Act, including sections mandating across-the-board budget cuts to federal agencies (known as “sequestration”), went into effect. The sequester is likely to negatively impact immigration...more
According to the Department of State, sequestration will likely reduce the number of officers processing visa applications, which will negatively impact wait times at U.S. consulates....more
Since the announcement of the new “deferred action” policy by President Obama on June 15 – a policy of prosecutorial discretion in favor of those who were brought to this country as children – many questions have been raised...more