US-Canada Border Closure

US-Canada Border Closure As of today, President Donald Trump has announced that the U.S./Canadian border has been shut down to “non-essential traffic”. The new policy does not extend to transportation of commercial goods, or citizens and legal residents of the United States. Those who are traveling for recreational/tourism purposes will…

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Updates On Travel Restrictions And Consulate Closures

Updates On Travel Restrictions And Consulate Closures Here at Serotte Law, we understand the uncertainty many of us are experiencing as COVID-19 has affected almost every aspect of our daily lives. We also understand the impact this has on those who hold immigration status in the U.S. and elsewhere. Our…

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Coronavirus and Immigration

Serotte Law Firm Statement on Coronavirus and Immigration Planning As the impact of the coronavirus continues to spread, it may affect your immigration case. Our immediate advice to you is – Stay in the U.S. Travel bans and limits are already in place, with further restrictions likely. We are prepared…

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President’s Proclamation on a Travel Ban

Serotte Law Firm Statement on the President’s Proclamation on a Travel Ban from the Schengen Area of Europe Know the Facts. Reduce the Fear. On March 11, 2020 President Donald J. Trump issued a Proclamation suspending the entry of certain Immigrants and Nonimmigrants based on their risk of transmitting the…

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DHS New Public Charge Rule: What You Need To Know

DHS AND DOS IMPLEMENT NEW PUBLIC CHARGE RULE FOR GREEN CARD AND VISA APPLICANTS IN THE U.S. AND ABROADUnder the new public charge rule, implemented on February 24, 2020, foreign nationals applying for a change or extension of status, a temporary visa, or permanent residence (aka the ‘Green Card’) here…

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DHS Suspends Trusted Traveler Programs for New Yorkers

Effective February 5, 2020, New York residents will no longer be eligible to enroll or re-enroll in CBP‘s trusted traveler programs. This includes Global Entry, NEXUS, SENTRI, and FAST. The DHS took this action in response to the NY State “Green Light” Law, which became effective on December 14, 2019…

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