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Proclamation Expanded to Include Work Visas Until End of Year

On June 22nd, President Trump announced an expansion of his Executive Order on immigration from April 22nd that extends the suspension of green cards to new immigrants abroad, and will also halt the entry of temporary work visas in the H-1B, H-4, H-2B, L-1, L-2 and J categories through the end of the year.

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COVID-19 Update: I-9 and Border Closure Extensions

Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) announced another 30-day extension of the flexibilities in rules related to Form I-9 compliance that was granted earlier this year. On June 16th, Canada, the U.S., and Mexico agreed to extend their border closures through July 21st.

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AILA Guidance on Presidential Proclamation Expansion

Since the first Presidential Proclamation was issued on April 22, 2020, we have been waiting to understand what a possible expansion would look like for the non-immigrant visa program. While nothing is confirmed, here is some information from the American Immigration Lawyers Association ("AILA").

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USCIS Closures, Unemployment Benefits, and an Open Letter for Immigrants

The COVID-19 pandemic is a dynamic and ever-changing situation. We’ll be posting every week with up to date information on what we know so far about its impact on immigration. Find out what we learned this week.

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H-1B Denials and Travel Restrictions

Once a month, our immigration experts answer a commonly asked question. This month, we're taking a deeper look at what happens to international employees on H-1B visas when their assignment ends or they receive a denial on a new H-1B application and they are not able to travel home under current pandemic travel restrictions.

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USCIS Closures, Travel Updates, Layoffs, and More

The COVID-19 pandemic is a dynamic and ever-changing situation. We’ll be posting every week with up to date information on what we know so far about its impact on immigration. Find out what we learned this week.

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