Government of Canada to remove COVID-19 border and travel measures effective October 1

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USCIS Updates Guidance for O-1 Petitions with a Focus on STEM Fields

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Government of Canada to remove COVID-19 border and travel measures effective October 1

Effective October 1, 2022, all travellers, regardless of citizenship, will no longer have to: Submit public health information through the ArriveCAN app or website; Provide proof of vaccination; Undergo pre- or on-arrival testing; Carry out COVID-19-related quarantine or isolation; Monitor and report if they develop signs or symptoms of COVID-19…

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Biden Administration Announces Changes to Attract Entrepreneurs and STEM Talent

In line with Biden Administration statements reflecting a new immigration policy with a focus on attracting STEM talent, encouraging entrepreneurship, and increasing student exchange, USCIS announced changes to the NIW, O-1, and J-1 visa sections of its policy manual on January 21 st . The new guidance appears to expand…

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Major Settlement Changes How USCIS Adjudicates Work Permits for Nonimmigrant Spouses

Washington, DC - The American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) and its litigation partners Wasden Banias and Steven Brown, celebrate the historic settlement with the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) in Shergill, et al. v. Mayorkas, which provides structural changes for nonimmigrant H-4 and L-2 spouses suffering from long delayed processing times for the…

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