Category: Resources

USCIS Extends Flexibilities to Certain Applicants Filing Form I-765 for OPT

USCIS today announced flexibilities for certain foreign students affected by delayed receipt notices for Form I-765, Application for Employment Authorization. These flexibilities apply only to applications received on or after Oct. 1, 2020, through May 1, 2021, inclusive. USCIS has…
USCIS Expands Premium Processing Service to E-3 Petitioners

Starting Feb. 24, 2021, petitioners filing Form I-129, Petition for a Nonimmigrant Worker, requesting a change or extension of status to E-3 classification will have the option to request premium processing service for their petition. The E-3 classification applies only…
Asylum Seekers Rush To Register For US Border Processing

MEXICO CITY (AP) — In the first five days since the administration of U.S. President Joe Biden began to process the thousands of asylum seekers waiting in Mexico, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees registered 12,000 people. That’s nearly…
Sweeping Immigration Bills Seek To Reform Dire Farm Working Conditions

Advocates and the Biden administration have been working to include the needs of farm workers in immigration reform proposals. Democratic lawmakers unveiled sweeping immigration reform legislation Thursday that could significantly improve the working conditions for farm workers and put them…
Migrants On The Move Again In Mexico And Central America

TENOSIQUE, Mexico (AP) — In the first Mexican shelter reached by migrants after trekking through the Guatemalan jungle, some 150 migrants are sleeping in its dormitories and another 150 lie on thin mattresses spread across the floor of its chapel.…
‘Biden Immigration Bill Aims To Ease STEM Graduates’ Stay In The US

New measure proposes path to permanent residency for international students after graduation For international students like Mariel Tai, President Joe Biden’s new immigration proposal is a sigh of relief. At the beginning of her undergraduate career, Tai’s main priority was…