What are the Recent Changes for H-4 Work Permits?

After years under threat, H-4 work permit rules that govern employment-based immigrant visa petitions are once again protected under the Biden administration. H1-B visa holders and their spouses are breathing a sigh of relief. The H-4 program governs immigrant permissions for qualifying spouses to accompany an H1-B holder, which allows specialized workers into the United States. The […]

What are the New ICE Guidelines Regarding Immigrants Convicted of Sex Crimes?

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) will be issuing new guidelines for their agents; this recent information is based on internal emails and memos obtained by The Washington Post. According to sources, the previous administration allowed ICE a wide latitude, and the new administration is trying to assert more control. Though the revised plans are not […]

What is the U.S. Citizenship Act 2021?

On January 20, the president sent Congress a comprehensive immigration reform package, entitled the U.S. Citizenship Act of 2021, to Congress. The bill seeks to reform legal immigration, address the root causes of migration, and improve the economy for the long-term. It is estimated that there are almost 11 million foreign nationals in this country illegally, […]

What Changes Have Been Made to the Citizenship Test?

When most people think about the immigration process, they often think of the citizenship test. The citizenship test is an oral test given to those looking to gain citizenship in the United States. The questions often discuss American history and the political system to determine how well a potential citizen knows America. However, those interested in becoming a citizen […]