To see our website filtered by a specific destination, select the country: You are viewing content related to . To view a specific destination, . To view a specific destination, click here

Policy Changes and Updates: US Immigration News

The latest US immigration news and updates on the US visas and immigration programs including policy changes on work visas, study visas, visitor visas, business visas, and investor visas.

USA Flag Iconpexelspixabayxjpg

US to Lift COVID Vaccine Requirements for International Travel

By CaseyMay 15, 2023
ResourcesPolicy

On May 11th, 2023, the Biden administration removed the COVID-19 vaccine requirement for entering international air travelers. “As we continue to monitor the evolving state of COVID-19 and the emergence of virus variants, we have the tools to detect and respond to the potential emergence of a variant of high consequence,” stated President Joe Biden […]

USA Flag Iconpexelsadriennxjpg

US Plans to Lift Covid Emergency Declarations May 2023

By CaseyFebruary 8, 2023
ResourcesPolicy

On January 30th, President Joe Biden’s administration announced that COVID-19 emergency declarations will be lifted on May 11, nearly three years after the US imposed broad pandemic measures to halt the spread of the virus. The COVID-19 national emergency and public health emergency (PHE) were declared by then-President Donald Trump in 2020. Biden has continually […]

USA Flag Iconpexelspixabayxjpg

CDC Announces Negative COVID Test Will Be Needed for Those Traveling to the US from China, Hong Kong and Macau

By CaseyJanuary 5, 2023
ResourcesInadmissibilityPolicySecurity

The US CDC announced new COVID-19 testing requirements for air passengers arriving from China, Hong Kong, and Macau on Wednesday, December 28, 2022. All travelers aged 2 and older must be tested no more than two days before departure and show a negative test result to the operating airline, regardless of nationality or vaccination status, […]

USA Flag Iconpexelskarolinagrabowskaxjpg

What to Expect for US Immigration in 2022

By CaseyJanuary 3, 2022
Work in the USResourcesGreen CardPolicyH-1B Visa

As a result of regulatory adjustments in response to the COVID-19 outbreak, the United States immigration procedures encountered significant difficulties and delays in 2021. Many candidates within the US received new immigration policies and rules in 2021 to make it easier for them to stay, while many applicants from outside the country were barred from […]

USA Flag Icondreamers

How Immigration Laws Are Affecting Documented Dreamers

By SierraDecember 21, 2021
ResourcesPolicy

Many individuals part of the DACA program are currently in limbo with immigration laws and looking for ways to avoid deportation. For many years, these individuals also known as ‘Dreamers’ have been fighting for the right to stay in the United States once they turn 21 years old. The DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) […]

USA Flag Icontravel

New COVID-19 Variant Omicron: Latest US Travel Restrictions

By SierraDecember 20, 2021
ResourcesPolicy

Note: This article may be out of date and travel restrictions may have changed. Click here to explore the most recent updates and travel restrictions in the United States! The United States, along with other countries has officially started its latest battle with a new COVID-19 variant. As US officials and scientists gather more data […]

USA Flag Iconspouse

Automatic Work Authorization Extensions for EAD Holders

By SierraDecember 29, 2021
Work in the USResourcesPolicyH-1B Visa

Many foreign nationals working in the United States with an EAD (Employment Authorization Document) were running into roadblocks due to the COVID-19 pandemic. For the past two years, US immigration has been in limbo due to processing delays, application backlogs, and travel restrictions. Many foreign nationals already in the US were also being affected by […]

USA Flag Icon

US Extends Land Border Restrictions Until October 21st

By CaseyDecember 20, 2021
ResourcesPolicy

Note: This article may be out of date and travel restrictions may have changed. Click here to explore the most recent updates and travel restrictions in the United States! According to White House officials, the United States has prolonged its land border shutdown with Canada and Mexico for non-essential travel until at least Oct. 21. […]

USA Flag IconAfghanistan immigration to USA

How the US is Helping Afghans Immigrate to the US

By Ella BergquistJanuary 24, 2023
ResourcesPolicy

**July 2022 Update: The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced in July 2022 that it will delegate the processing of initial Special Immigrant Visa (SIV) classifications to the Department of State (DOS), as well as make changes to its Policy Manual that will expand the eligibility requirements for Afghan and Iraqi SIVs. The new procedure […]

USA Flag IconcdcAPSKGxcIunsplashxjpg

The US Extends Border Crossing Closure for Canadians

By CaseyDecember 29, 2021
ResourcesInadmissabilityInadmissibilityPolicySecuritySecurity

Note: This article may be out of date and travel restrictions may have changed. Click here to explore the most recent updates and travel restrictions in the United States or Canada! On Wednesday, July 21st, the United States government announced plans to extend the closure of land borders with both Canada and Mexico to August […]

USA Flag Iconbacklog

US Immigration Application Backlog: What to Expect

By SierraApril 21, 2021
ResourcesPolicy

The last few years within US Immigration have been challenging. Not only were work visas banned, but travel restrictions were implemented because of the COVID-19 pandemic, and former President Trump made it difficult for foreigners to reach their immigration goals. As President Biden works hard to reverse any anti-immigration policies, these events along with others […]

USA Flag Iconbiometrics

How To Prepare For A Biometrics Appointment in the United States

By SierraApril 7, 2021
ResourcesPolicy

There are a number of requirements needed and actions to complete when applying for US immigration. In most cases, this includes completing the visa-specific requirements, immigration interview, a medical exam, and attending a biometrics appointment. What is Biometrics? Your biometrics appointment, also known as ASC, is generally scheduled 5–8 weeks after your filing date. Biometrics […]

Mark R. Post Avatar

Mark R. Post

My new life is possible because of working with Visaplace. they took my case and knew exactly how to achieve the goals I’d set for myself and my family. Kind and courteous and got the job done.

James C. Starkes Avatar

James C. Starkes

I got my US L1 Visa through them, pretty smooth process. We weren’t sure they’d take our case as we had some issues with retrieving some documents, but they worked with us on getting everything we needed. Recommend.

Michael H. Perry Avatar

Michael H. Perry

I express deep appreciation to VisaPlace for their unwavering commitment in securing my visa successfully. Their unmatched professionalism has left me thoroughly satisfied with the results.

Severina Tedford Avatar

Severina Tedford

Allow me to express that our case proved to be more complex than initially anticipated. However, Aisha and Reena provided unwavering support throughout the entire process. At each juncture, they offered clear guidance on necessary actions, guiding us through the intricacies we couldn’t navigate independently. While the procedure proved more intricate than expected, our legal team maintained close communication, ensuring we were well-informed and adequately prepared. Confronted with challenges, they approached them with a positive attitude, instilling confidence through their professionalism and competence. I wholeheartedly recommend their services. While moments of stress were inevitable, their assurance and ability to convey that confidence were instrumental. Reflecting on the experience, I am certain we would not have succeeded without their assistance, or at the very least, the journey would have been significantly prolonged.

videos download Avatar

videos download

Very impressed. We had an application that was not straightforward, but our legal team put us at ease at every step of the way. I can’t imagine what the process would have been like without their help. Highly competent and reliable. If you’re trying to avoid a lot of headaches and grief, this is the firm you want in your corner.

John E. Raabe Avatar

John E. Raabe

I extend immense gratitude to VisaPlace for their dedicated efforts in successfully obtaining my visa!! Their unmatched professionalism has left me absolutely satisfied with the results.

Daniel Amoakoh Avatar

Daniel Amoakoh

VisaPlace offers professional guidance that will lead to successful visa acquisition and immigration to North America if obeyed. The staff is very caring and thoroughly discusses your case to find the best path for your application. My favorite is Mansi Sanghvi. I appreciate your support, VisaPlace.