News and Events

  • On January 8, 2018, the McClatchy DC news service reported that the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) stated that it is no longer considering a regulatory change to the H-1B extension rules. Specifically, USCIS stated that the agency is not considering changing its interpretation......

  • USCIS recently issued a Policy Memorandum (PM) clarifying the TN definition of “economists.”  The PM states that all applicants for TN work authorization under the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) Economist category “must engage in activities consistent with the profession of economist. Activities that constitute......

  • On October 23, 2017, USCIS released a Policy Memorandum called “Rescission of Guidance Regarding Deference to Prior Determinations of Eligibility in the Adjudication of Petitions for Extension of Nonimmigrant Status.” This memorandum eliminates the current practice of giving deference to prior approvals when adjudicating Form......