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United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced this week that it received a sufficient number of petitions needed to reach the congressionally mandated 65,000 H-1B visa regular cap and the 20,000 H-1B visa U.S. advanced degree e… Read More
GYH founders and Co-Managing Partners Becki L. Young and Sandra Grossman expressed their excitement about the new additions. Young noted, “We are thrilled to welcome Patrick, David and Sheryl to our firm as seasoned immigration attorneys and though… Read More
As today marks over a week since Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, citizens are fleeing the country to seek safe havens. Several American immigration organizations are advocating for the Biden administration to provide legal pathways for Ukrainian refu… Read More
The D.C. Bar Pro Bono Center’s Quarterly Immigration Legal Advice and Referral Clinic will be held virtually December 13-14, 2021. Monday – Tuesday from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. | 202-780-2573 Please call 202-780-2573 to be connected with a D.… Read More
November 2021 Visa Bulletin: Retrogression for EB-3 India and China The State Department recently announced some important changes in its November Visa Bulletin. The Visa Bulletin contains two sets of dates, Final Action Dates and Dates for Filing. F… Read More
COVID-related Travel Ban Lifts Nov. 8 The Biden White House reportedly plans to lift the COVID-19 travel restrictions for fully vaccinated international travelers for air travel and land borders beginning on November 8th. This marks the end of restri… Read More
The 2023 Diversity Visa Program opened for applications on October 6, 2021. The Program (aka the “Green Card Lottery”) every year allows 50,000 randomly selected people from countries that don’t send many immigrants to the United States to obta… Read More
U.S. to End COVID-Related Travel Bans At the end of September, the Biden administration announced its plans to end the travel ban on travelers from the Schengen Area, China, Iran, U.K, Ireland, Brazil, South Africa and India beginning in early Novemb… Read More
Organizations: International Refugee Assistance Project (IRAP) – https://refugeerights.org IRAP provides legal resources for Afghan refugees, including a series of guides detailing the eligibility requirements and application process for Humanitari… Read More
New Policy for Applicants Filing COS to F-1 United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced on June 20th a new policy eliminating the need for individuals applying for change of status (COS) to F-1 (student) to apply to change or… Read More