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The Department of Homeland Security is a federal executive department established in 2002 in response to the September 11th terrorist attacks. DHS was formed by combining twenty-two existing federal departments and agencies. The consolidation was aimed at creating a better integrated, more effective organization to respond to terrorist attacks and other varied threats facing the United States and its territories.  less -
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DHS Extends Form I-9 Compliance Flexibility Rule for an Additional 60 Days

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On Monday, September 14, 2020, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) announced another extension of the flexibility rule issued earlier this year relating to the completion...more

Klasko Immigration Law Partners, LLP

DHS Ends Arrival Restrictions for Certain Air Travelers; Bans Unaffected

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) published a Notice in the Federal Register terminating arrival restrictions, effective September 14.  These restrictions routed certain international flights to one of 15 designated...more

Epstein Becker & Green

September 2020 Immigration Alert

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Updates to USCIS Policy on New Forms, Premium Processing, and Filing Fee Increases Take Effect on October 2, 2020 - As previously reported in Epstein Becker Green’s August 2020 Immigration Alert, U.S. Citizenship and...more

McCarter & English, LLP

U.S. Entry Restrictions and Immigration - Update September 2020

U.S. agencies are rapidly adapting immigration policy to respond to shifting developments in the COVID-19 pandemic. Our immigration lawyers provide information on the unprecedented range of revised policies. U.S. Entry...more

Harris Beach PLLC

Important Considerations for U.S. Companies Employing Workers Abroad

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U.S. immigration law recently has resembled a minefield, with potential risks and obstacles popping up nearly every week. Both employers and employees have been struggling to navigate these new rules and find ways to obtain...more

Jackson Lewis P.C.

I-9 Flexibility Continued For Another 60 Days, Until November 19, 2020

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Days before the upcoming deadline, ICE has announced it is extending the remote virtual verification option for completion of I-9 employment verification an additional 60 days (instead of just 30 days), until November 19,...more

Jackson Lewis P.C.

Federal Appellate Court Upholds End Of Temporary Protected Status For El Salvador, Nicaragua, Sudan

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The Trump Administration’s effort to end Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for approximately 250,000 people from El Salvador, Nicaragua, and Sudan has been upheld in a split ruling from U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth...more

Mintz - Immigration Viewpoints

DHS Terminates COVID-related Flight Arrival Restrictions

On September 15, 2020 the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) will publish an announcement that it will terminate arrival restrictions applicable to certain international flights starting on September 14, 2020. The...more

Dickinson Wright

USCIS Fees Set to Change on October 2, 2020

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On August 3, 2020, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) issued a final rule that makes sweeping changes to the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) fee schedule. It also removes certain fee exceptions,...more

Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP

GAO Report on Section 3610 Reimbursement

While GAO does not make any recommendations in its report, it provides a useful overview of the federal government’s implementation of Section 3610. Agencies made relatively little use of their Section 3610 authority...more

Kelley Drye & Warren LLP

COVID-19 Washington Update: September 2020

Below, please find a summary of recent federal government activity in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Congress - On Tuesday, after returning from the August recess, Senate Republicans unveiled a “targeted” COVID...more

Jackson Lewis P.C.

DHS To Propose Expansion of Biometrics Collection

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On September 11, 2020, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) will release a new regulation for notice-and-comment that proposes to expand the collection of biometric data and give DHS increased flexibility to deal with...more

Jackson Lewis P.C.

DACA Litigation Update

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On June 18, 2020, when the Supreme Court ruled that the Trump Administration had not properly terminated the Delayed Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, many (including Dreamers themselves) assumed that at least for...more

Farrell Fritz, P.C.

NYC Real Estate: Post-Virus Tax Planning Can Help

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NYC Real Estate on the Ropes- In March of this year, the Department of Homeland Security classified real estate as an “essential business.” I imagine that the person in Washington who suggested that real estate be added to...more

Jackson Lewis P.C.

Foreign Student Status And Student Work Authorization

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Foreign students wishing to study in this country may have whiplash over the Trump Administration’s many moves. Early in 2020, a federal court blocked the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) from changing the rules...more

Fraser Trebilcock

The DHS / CDC “September Surprise” – The Order To Temporarily Halt Residential Evictions

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Introduction- Effective upon publication in the Federal Register on Friday, September 4, 2020, the Acting Chief of Staff of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, a division of the U.S. Department of Health and...more

Hogan Lovells

Federal agencies issue advisory on unmanned aircraft system detection and mitigation

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Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS or drones) are increasingly popular in the United States and around the world. While most UAS operators operate safely and comply with relevant laws, growing security and privacy concerns over...more

Arent Fox

USCIS Implements New Fees & Forms & Premium Processing Is Lengthened

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On August 3, 2020, USCIS published a final rule that significantly increases the filing fees for certain immigration and naturalization petitions. The rule, which will be effective October 2, 2020, also removes certain fee...more

Jaburg Wilk

COVID-19 Provides Employers with Continued I-9 Flexibility

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COVID-19 has caused unprecedented delays in the production of certain employment authorization documents. Both the DHS and ICE have continued with their department's flexibility relative to I-9 documentation and...more

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP

Privacy & Cybersecurity Update - August 2020

In this month's edition of our Privacy & Cybersecurity Update, we examine the National Institute of Standards and Technology's four principles of the "explainability" of artificial intelligence and the U.K. Information...more

Hogan Lovells

Coronavirus: The Hill and the Headlines – COVID-19 D.C. Update – August 2020 # 20

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In Washington - Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) confirmed during a call with GOP conference and White House officials that the Senate will not reconvene until after Labor Day. During the call, White House chief of...more

Mintz - Immigration Viewpoints

Unacceptable EAD Processing Delays

As we noted in a recent post, on August 21st, on August 18, 2020 U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) and Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) announced that as a result of EAD (“employment authorization...more

Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP

Updated List of U.S. National Security Actions Impacting Supply Chains

Pillsbury’s International Trade team is tracking developing U.S. government measures with widespread implications for the tech, telecom and government contracting industries. The Trump administration has long focused on...more

Seyfarth Shaw LLP

Dreamers Face DACA Reboot

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Seyfarth Synopsis: In light of the recent Supreme Court decision, DHS continues the DACA program, but implements new guidance as it conducts a complete review of the program....more

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USCIS Furlough Averted, but Crisis Still Looms

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On August 25, the United States Citizenship and Immigration Service (“USCIS”) Deputy Director for Policy, Joseph Edlow, confirmed the agency no longer intends to furlough 13,000 employees at the end of the month. The message,...more

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