USCIS Offers Online Filing for Some Student and Visitor Visas-photo-by-brooke-cagle

USCIS Offers Online Filing for Some Student and Visitor Visas

Individuals looking to extend their student visa or visitor visa for business or pleasure can now file online through the eProcessing system.  U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) recently launched its online eProcessing system with Form I-539 (Application to Extend/Change Nonimmigrant Status). Now, you can renew the following visas online:  B-1 temporary visitor for business…

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Which Presidential Candidates Have an Immigration Plan?

President Donald Trump has made restricting legal immigration and imposing harsher penalties on immigrants hallmarks of his administration. Do any of the 24 presidential candidates—23 Democrats and one Republican—looking to challenge Trump next year have an immigration plan? A handful of Democratic hopefuls have release detailed immigration reform platforms. Other candidates have announced more general…

Trump Pushes for New Restrictions for Visa Holders Photo by jeshoots

Trump Pushes for New Restrictions for Visa Holders

President Trump issued a memorandum aimed at placing new immigration restrictions on individuals who hold nonimmigrant (temporary stay) visas. The “Presidential Memorandum on Combating High Nonimmigrant Overstay Rates” orders the Secretary of State and the Secretary of Homeland Security to immediately take “all appropriate actions that are within the scope of their respective authorities to…