US Immigration News: 2019's Latest USCIS Immigration Updates

The latest US Immigration news covering the USCIS, including green cards/permanent residency, family sponsorship, temporary work visas, investor visas and citizenship. For more information about the US immigration process and requirements, please visit our main page on US immigration.

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How to Extend a US Work Visa: US Immigration

April 5, 2019 / /

If you’re currently working in the United States under a US Work Visa your visa will have an expiration date. You must leave the US on or before that date or else you could suffer serious consequences. If you want to extend your stay in the United States, you must file a request before your authorized […]

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H-1B Visa 2020

US Will Accept New H-1B Visa Petitions for 2020

March 26, 2019 / /

UPDATE: The USCIS has announced that the amount of applications they will accept for 2020 has been reached. They are no longer accepting applications for H-1B visas. Recently the USCIS (US Citizenship and Immigration Services) announced that they will begin accepting new H-1B visa petitions on April 1st, 2019 for the 2020 year. Those who […]

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U.S. Plans to Close 23 International Immigration Offices in 2019

March 14, 2019 / /

The Trump administration has announced that they are planning on closing all U.S. immigration agency’s overseas locations. The announcement was written by USCIS Director Francis Cissna in an email. The plans called for shifting those duties to U.S.-based agency offices and American consulates and embassies abroad. The move is the latest from an administration that has […]

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Secrets to Get Through US Customs Successfully

February 18, 2019 / /

Coming to the US for leisure or work can be an exciting adventure but there is one thing that everyone can agree on, no one enjoys clearing customs. Regardless of what country you’re traveling from, everyone still has to answer to custom officers once you’ve arrived in the United States. Typically everyone dreads clearing customs […]

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21 Savage Overstayed Visa Case: Why & What Could Happen

February 6, 2019 / /

As many people know on Sunday, February 3, ICE detained famous rapper 21 Savage. He was held on a 23 hour lockdown until being released to his immigration attorney. This case is highly talked about through the immigration industry as well as the entertainment industry. Something that makes this case so unique is that 21 […]

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What is CEAC

What Is a CEAC Visa Status?

January 14, 2019 /

The Consular Electronic Applications Center (CEAC) allows foreign individuals and their legal representatives to check the status of U.S. visa applications online. People use this system to make payments for their applications, submit and check files and documents. After September 3, 2013, the United States required individuals to file their immigration petition to the U.S. DOS using […]

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US 2018 Look Ahead

US Immigration 2019: What to Expect

December 6, 2018 /

The year 2018 has been a big year for US Immigration policy. The Trump administration has re-worked several aspects of US immigration including the H-1B visa and has entered into a new trade agreement with Mexico and Canada. US immigration is becoming more challenging and 2019 could see more limitations on immigration emerging. H-1B Visa […]

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Settling in the US: Things To Do After You Arrive

November 21, 2018 /

What Immigrants Should Do Their First Week in America Every year, the United States welcomes thousands of immigrants from all around the world. It is diverse, beautiful and full of opportunities. Starting a new life in America could be one of the most important decisions you’ve ever made. The first couple months can be scary […]

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What Can International Students Do While Studying in the US?

November 7, 2018 /

Every year, the number of international students in the US rises as more and more students choose the Unites States as the place they wanted to broaden their experience and continue their education. In fact, the US is now the most popular country for international students. Depending on where you’re from and on the lifestyle in […]

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USMCA TN Visa for Canadian citizens

USMCA Immigration to US: USMCA TN Visa for Canadians

October 12, 2018 / /

On September 30th, the United States, Canada and Mexico officially unveiled their new trade agreement- USMCA. Many have followed the impending trade deal with concern about how a new trade deal would effect immigration to the US. This new trade deal will grant USMCA Trade National (TN) visas to Canadians. The new USMCA TN visa will function much […]

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