Immigration News and Updates for June 2019

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The Big Shock this week was the Department of State announcing that it was ALL of your social media account information for the last five years BEFORE you can get a a visa a consulate (including you ancient MySpace account). What it intends to do with this information is anyone’s guess, but lying that you never had one, when you …

Immigration News You Can Use Mid-May 2019

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In a surprise move that was demanded by employers, the DHS has increased the H-2B for FY2019 by 30,000 additional visas. While this number is not as many has Congress has authorized, and not nearly enough to meet the demand, it is a welcome relief to some employers who were looking at closing up their businesses without the needed employees. …

Immigration News and Updates for May 2019

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To many employers’ surprise, they have begun receiving “No-Match” letters from the Social Security Administration. These letters were a frequent subject of immigration enforcement during the Bush Administration, but were virtually absent during the Obama Administration. Read below on how to respond to the “no-match” letter as an employer and an employee. At Kuck Baxter Immigration, we are dedicated to …

Global Immigration News Update April 2019

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At Kuck Baxter Immigration, we are dedicated to providing immigration services not just TO the United States, but throughout the world. This month’s global immigration update covers new immigration rules and policies in Canada, Italy, Colombia, France, and the United Kingdom. We also provide you up to the minute information through our Twitter feed, Facebook, our blog, and our podcast. …

Immigration News and Updates for February 2019

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The Government is not shut down AND H-1B Premium Processing is back (mostly). Even though USCIS was not closed during the shutdown, it seemed like the agencies workflows did slow down. We are at the worst processing times in a decade, for now apparent reason other than to slow down legal immigration. On a happier note, USCIS restored premium processing …

Immigration News You Can Use Mid-January 2019

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Even though the “government” is shut down, the immigration agencies keep churning out the changes! USCIS has notified us that it intends to “finalize” the regulation changing the method of the H-1B prior to April 1, 2019. However (a big however), it is unlikely that USCIS will have the system adequately functioning by April to have the new “pre-lottery,” so …

Immigration News and Updates for October 2018

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USCIS has proposed an aggressive “Public Charge” regulation that is NOT in effect (despite fears to the contrary). But, has also put into effect its new “deportation” policy, at least to a limited extent, and thankfully not applying it to employment based cases (for now) There is also lots of updated immigration news below Enjoy! Tambien, puede leer estas noticias …

Immigration News and Updates for Mid-September 2018

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The USCIS has gone live with its new policy to deny applications and petitions without requests for evidence, but has delayed its new policy to automatically issues Notices to Appear in Deportation Court if denied. There is also lots of updated immigration news below Enjoy! Tambien, puede leer estas noticias en Espanol! Upcoming Events We regularly speak at community events, …

Immigration News and Updates for August 2018

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USCIS has put on hold one of its new policy memos pertaining to placing immigrants in deportation proceedings, if, after their case is denied, they have no lawful status. Why? Read below and find out! There is also lots of updated immigration news below Enjoy! Tambien, puede leer estas noticias en Espanol! Upcoming Events We regularly speak at community events, …

Immigration News and Updates for July 2018

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The Trump administration has issued two new policies at USCIS that promise make life more difficult for business and family based immigrants. This means, more than ever, that you need experienced and properly training immigration experts on your side when filling for immigration benefits. There is also lots of updated immigration news below Enjoy! Tambien, puede leer estas noticias en …