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“It will take decades and—in some categories—a half century or more to process everyone else waiting now,” the report notes.
The Visa Bulletin also includes details on expected potential monthly movement for the next several months.
USCIS Aims to Decrease Processing Times Based on Location for Applications for Naturalization and to Register Permanent Residence or Adjust Status
USCIS said this may mean scheduling applicants to appear for an interview at a field office outside of their normal jurisdictions.
E-Verify recently reminded employers not to accept restricted Social Security cards as List C documents on the I-9 work authorization verification form.
ICE has begun sending out notices of fines of up to hundreds of thousands of dollars to immigrants in the United States without authorization for violations including “failing to depart the U.S. as previously agreed.”
The DOS released a statement recognizing an extension of Venezuelan passport validity for an additional five years past the printed date of expiration, for visa issuance and other consular purposes.
It is unclear when the regulation will be published or what, if any, changes have been made since the proposed rule was released in January 2017.
The “Fairness for High-Skilled Immigrants Act of 2019” , a bill that would eliminate the 7 percent per-country cap (numerical limitation) on employment-based immigrants, among other things, was blocked in the Senate by Rand Paul.
Effective August 1, 2019, a new law requires vendors to check the exclusion list “on a monthly basis and document the date and time the exclusion list was checked and the name and title of person who checked the exclusion list.”
In any given year, the vast majority of companies receive overwhelming shareholder support for their say-on-pay proposals; however, most companies should expect to receive an “against” vote recommendation from a proxy advisory firm at least once.