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What Do the Election Results Mean for Immigration?

The US will have a new President on January 20, 2021

The US will have a new President on January 20, 2021Following the last day of voting on November 4 and an extensive counting session that ran through the night for many days in many states, the votes have been tallied enough to state that the US will have a new President on January 20, 2021. Regardless of political party affiliation, everyone can agree that President Joe Biden will make changes to immigration policy and […]

By |2020-12-02T16:32:47+00:00December 2nd, 2020|Governments|0 Comments

Covid Travel Restrictions

Covid Travel Restrictions

Can I Travel in the Time of Covid?

The uncertainty and upheaval in the times of Covid-19 has spilled over to the realm of immigration.  The President has issued several proclamations concerning the virus and restricting different visas types and travel from certain countries.  In addition, travel has been complicated for many non-US citizens, because many US consulates abroad are operating at reduced capacity, if at all, so appointments may not available.

Geographic Restrictions in Place

In the first half of the […]

By |2020-11-09T18:23:45+00:00November 9th, 2020|Travel|0 Comments

Immigration Fee Change and Public Charge

Non-Immigrant Visas

Visa Processing Fee Changes

In August, USCIS published a rule significantly increasing the fees for various visa applications.  The proposal also imposed charges for some applications (like asylum) that had never before had a fee associated with them and limited the ability to waive the fee for applicants who could not afford to pay an application fee.  The greatest fee increases were proposed for non-immigrant employment-based visas, adjustment of status to receive a green card, applications for cancellation of removal, and applications for waivers […]

By |2022-07-20T12:43:01+00:00November 8th, 2020|Immigration Fees|0 Comments
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