The End of the DACA Program Temporarily Blocked

January 11th, 2018

On January 9, 2018, Judge Alsup of Federal District Court in San Francisco, California temporarily blocked President Trump’s administration from ending the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. The ruling ordered the administration to resume allowing DACA recipients to renew their deportation protections and work permits under the DACA program. Individuals who have never … Continue reading The End of the DACA Program Temporarily Blocked

H-1B Extensions to Continue

January 11th, 2018

On Monday, January 8, 2018, United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) stated that it is not considering a regulatory change to the H-1B extension rules as had previously reported. Specifically, USCIS is not considering changing its interpretation of section 104(c) of the American Competitiveness in the Twenty-First Century Act (AC21), which provides for H-1B … Continue reading H-1B Extensions to Continue

USCIS Issues Revised Form I-485

January 8th, 2018

The USCIS has issued a revised Form I-485 which can be found here: The new edition is dated 12/13/2017. Starting March 6, 2018, USCIS will only accept the new version of the Form I-485. USCIS will not accept the 06/26/17 version (or any previous editions). You can find the edition date at the bottom … Continue reading USCIS Issues Revised Form I-485


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