USCIS Announces Policy Change Regarding Accrual of Unlawful Presence and F, J, and M Nonimmigrants

US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has issued a policy update on F, J and M non-immigrations. Going forward, USCIS will revise its policy on how it calculates unlawful presence for F-1, J-1, and M-1 non-immigrants and their dependents. The new guidance on this policy will take effect as of August 9, 2018. For details [...]

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USCIS Changes Create Greater Risk of Deportation

US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) issued an updated guidance regarding Form I-862 Notice to Appear (NTA) to initiate removal proceedings (deportation). Officers will now issue NTAs for a wider range of cases, including cases where an applicant is denied an immigration benefit and is unlawfully present in the US. This includes being denied after [...]

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