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October 12, 2020 | Ilene Zaitouna

Expansion of Premium Processing Availability with Increased Fees (“Emergency Stopgap USCIS Stabilization Act”)

In a dramatic action, the U.S. Congress on September 30, 2020 took action to enable USCIS to stabilize its budget, precluding USCIS from following through on its threat to furlough a large portion of its workforce, and expanded the accelerated processing times available under its Premium Processing Program to a wide variety of additional immigration …

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August 17, 2020 | Jaffe Law

National Interest Exceptions for Certain Travelers from the Schengen Area, United Kingdom, and Ireland

The Presidential Proclamations 9993 (Schengen Countries) and 9996 (United Kingdom and Ireland) suspend entry into the United States of aliens who were physically present in any of the Schengen countries, United Kingdom, or Ireland within the 14 days preceding their entry or attempted entry into the United States.  Department of State has recently announced that …

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