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Lawsuits Seek to Undo H-4, OPT Work Authorization Programs

Two groups seeking to dismantle existing work authorization programs have filed legal challenges to the H-4 and OPT work authorization rules. H-4:  Save Jobs USA v. United States Department of Homeland Security An Obama administration rule that allows spouses of H-1B...

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DHS Changes Parole and Removal Policies for Cuban Nationals

On Jan. 12, 2017, the Department of Homeland Security announced changes to policies affecting Cuban nationals and their parole and expedited removal processes. The announcements are part of an effort to normalize relations between the United States and Cuba that began...

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Immigration Application Fees Increasing on Dec. 23

For the first time in six years, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will increase it fees for most immigration applications and petitions beginning on Dec. 23, 2016.   The USCIS is primarily funded by application and petition fees, and the fee...

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