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Apr 23, 2020

UPDATE - Executive Order to Prohibit Issuance of Certain Immigrant Visas for 60 Days

Jonathan A. Grode and Joshua H. Rolf

Effective 11:59 PM April 23, 2020 and for the next 60 days thereafter, some individuals outside the United States seeking an immigrant visa will be prohibited from processing that request. Suspension may be extended beyond 60 days, and measures to limit nonimmigrant visa processing may arrive next month. Learn more in this blog.

Jun 7, 2018

STEM OPT Third-Party Placements Placed in Doubt

Joshua H. Rolf and Jonathan A. Grode

Since May 2016, F-1 STEM graduates have enjoyed up-to three years of employment authorization through post-completion Optional Practical Training (...

Oct 20, 2017

Technical Error Resets Diversity Lottery Entry Period for 2019

The U.S. Department of State announced that the Diversity Visa Lottery entry period for 2019 was closed temporarily due to a technical error.  ...