Immigration News and Updates

November 7, 2022–Is it fact or myth that immigrants take jobs away from US workers? Read on to find out more: Hiring Foreign Seasonal Workers Doesn’t Hurt American Workers, New Study Finds (

May 4, 2022
The American Immigration Council has issued a report on immigration and America’s current labor shortage. Amid Rising Inflation, Immigrant Workers Help Ease Labor Shortages (

USCIS Preparing to Resume Public Services on June 4: March 15, 2022. U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services is preparing some domestic offices to reopen and resume non-emergency public services on or after June 4.

USCIS has issued a statement about when various family- and employment- based visa applications can be processed through the National Visa Center (NVC). To read more, go to: When to File Your Adjustment of Status Application for Family-Sponsored or Employment-Based Preference Visas: February 2022 | USCIS

The last decade has shown slowed job growth, and it may be due to lowered birth rate in the US, but also slowed immigration. Slowing immigration worsens job market shortages (

The Department of Homeland Security will allow Afghans who are in the United States to remain in the country under a form of humanitarian relief, the department announced Wednesday. To read more, click here.

March 07, 2022
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services today announced that it is updating the USCIS Policy Manual to consider deferred action and related employment authorization for noncitizens who have an approved Form I-360, Petition for Amerasian, Widow(er), or Special Immigrant, for Special Immigrant Juvenile (SIJ) classification but who cannot apply to adjust status to become a lawful permanent resident (LPR) because a visa number is not available. USCIS to Offer Deferred Action for Special Immigrant Juveniles