U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services announced changes to case processing information available online.
To reduce wait times, U.S. Customs and Border Protection is urging travelers who require a Form I-94, Arrival/Departure Record, to apply and prepay online before arriving at a U.S. land border.
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement announced an extension of Form I-9 flexibilities until October 31, 2022.
The Department of Labor’s Office of Foreign Labor Certification announced that the Foreign Labor Application Gateway is implementing technical changes to H-2B filing for the Form ETA-9142B submission process.
The Department of Homeland Security posted Federal Register notices on temporary protected status for Sudan and Ukraine.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection will continue to require non-U.S. travelers entering the United States via land ports of entry and ferry terminals at the U.S.-Mexico and U.S.-Canada borders to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and provide related proof of vaccination upon request.
Foreign Student Measures Announced: Extension of SEVP Guidance, and Relief for Nonimmigrant Student Citizens of Sudan and UkraineCategory: Legal Update
Several measures related to foreign students were announced.
Rep. Zoe Lofgren (CA-19) introduced H.R. 7374, the “Jumpstart our Legal Immigration System Act.”
In United Farm Workers v. DOL a federal district court vacated a 2020 final rule, “Adverse Effect Wage Rate Methodology for the Temporary Employment of H-2A Nonimmigrants in Non-Range Occupations in the United States,” remanding it to the Department of Labor for further rulemaking consistent with the court’s order.
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services announced that it is adopting a “risk-based” approach when waiving interviews for certain conditional permanent residents who have filed a petition to remove the conditions on their permanent resident status.