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USCIS Announces Flexibility for Requests for Evidence, Notices of Intent to Deny

In response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services announced that it is adopting a measure to assist applicants and petitioners who are responding to requests for evidence (RFEs) and notices of intent to deny (NOIDs) dated between March 1 and May 1, 2020.   

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U.S. Entry Restrictions And Immigration Update

Specific Information About H-1B, E1/2, E-3, F-1 (OPT, STEM OPT), I, L-1, O-1, and TN

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COVID-19 Immigration-Related Q&A

Q. I have an employee on an E-1, E-2, E-3, H-1B, L-1, O-1 or TN visa. The I-94 Arrival/Departure Record will expire before s/he can depart the U.S. What can I do?

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Immigration Consequences of Temporary Layoffs/Furloughs

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services and the Department of Labor have not issued any special exceptions or guidance for temporary layoffs related to COVID-19 business shutdowns.

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H-1B Initial Electronic Registration Selection Process Completed

USCIS has received enough electronic registrations during the initial period to reach the FY 2021 H-1B numerical allocations (H-1B cap). 

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USCIS Announces Flexibility for Requests for Evidence, Notices of Intent to Deny

In response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services announced that it is adopting a measure to assist applicants and petitioners who are responding to requests for evidence (RFEs) and notices of intent to deny (NOIDs) dated between March 1 and May 1, 2020.   

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H-1B and Other Foreign Nationals Working Remotely during COVID-19 Pandemic

Whether working remotely is the result of a government order or employer/employee choice, it is important to consider how adding a new worksite impacts H-1B and other foreign workers, including foreign students on Optional Practical Training (OPT).

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Catch-22: Potential Nonimmigrant Visa Issues Employers Should Be Aware Because of COVID-19 Related Furloughs and Shut Downs

What employers are going through today is something that hasn’t been seen in more than a century. To stem the tide of a global pandemic, more and more state and local governments are entering “Stay at Home” or “Shelter in Place” orders requiring businesses to shut down and close their doors.

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Some tips about keeping legal immigration status during unemployment due to coronavirus-related employer shutdowns or layoffs Part 1 By Roger Algase

Just as unauthorized immigrants are at risk of being disproportionately affected by the Trump administration's apparent policy of continuing immigrant detention unabated, 

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Don’t Get Stuck With COVID-19: US Immigration In The Time of the Coronavirus

Our lives have changed almost overnight, and the unimaginable has become the new normal. We find ourselves, our families and our workplaces in an unprecedented and ever evolving situation, with new government directives and restrictions appearing on an almost daily basis. 

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