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Article is available here. The Concerning Prospect of USCIS/ICE Coordination on OPT Law Enforcement by Xiaojie (Marta) Meng, Alex Kim U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) released a statement on August 18, 2020 reminding foreign students and their DSOs that they must timely update students’ OPT employer information in SEVIS or risk violating their F-1 nonimmigrant […]

The Department of State has released the October Visa Bulletin. You can access the copy of the Visa Bulletin on the Department of State website here.

The Department of State has released the August 2020 Visa Bulletin. You can access the copy of the Visa Bulletin on the Department of State website here. Note: USCIS has designated the Final Action Dates chart for employment-based adjustment of status applications and the Dates for Filing chart for family-sponsored adjustment of status applications within […]

On July 18, 2020, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) announced an extension of the flexibility in complying with requirements related to Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification, due to COVID-19. On March 19, due to precautions implemented by employers and employees associated with COVID-19, DHS announced that it […]

The Department of State has released the July 2020 Visa Bulletin. You can access the copy of the Visa Bulletin on the Department of State website here. Note: USCIS has designated the Final Action Dates chart for employment-based adjustment of status applications and the Dates for Filing chart for family-sponsored adjustment of status applications within […]

The Department of State has released the June 2020 Visa Bulletin. You can access the copy of the Visa Bulletin on the Department of State website here. Note: USCIS has designated the Final Action Dates chart for employment-based adjustment of status applications and the Dates for Filing chart for family-sponsored adjustment of status applications within the U.S. […]

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services announced that it will resume premium processing for Form I-129, Petition for a Nonimmigrant Worker and Form I-140, Immigrant Petition for Alien Workers, in the following phases over the next month: June 1, 2020 – USCIS will accept Form I-907, Request for Premium Processing Service for all eligible Form I-140 […]

The Department of State has released the May 2020 Visa Bulletin. You can access the copy of the Visa Bulletin on the Department of State website here. Note: USCIS has designated the Final Action Dates chart for employment-based adjustment of status applications and the Dates for Filing chart for family-sponsored adjustment of status applications within […]

As more information about the Coronavirus (COVID-19) is released, Song & Meng LLP is actively taking precautionary steps and following the Governor of California’s executive order to ensure the health and wellness of our clients, our employees, and their families and friends. Despite current events, we remain committed to delivering the same level of service […]

The Department of State has released the March 2020 Visa Bulletin. You can access the copy of the Visa Bulletin on the Department of State website here. Note: USCIS has designated the Dates for Filing chart for employment-based adjustment of status applications and the Dates for Filing chart for family-sponsored adjustment of status applications within […]