USCIS has announced that it would grant Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for citizens of Nepal through December 24, 2016.
In continuation of our reports from last week (June 15, 2015 and June 17, 2015) the State Department describes some progress on the worldwide visa issuance delays that have and are ruining long-planned vacations, athletic events and family reunions for travelers trying to come to the United States.
Beginning June 9, 2015, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) began publishing processing times for certain benefits processed at its international offices and International Operations Division headquarters. Currently, processing times for Forms I-130, I-131, and I-730 are available online.
The H-1B visa category applies to foreign workers performing services in a specialty occupation, services of exceptional merit and ability relating to a Department of Defense (DOD) cooperative research and development project, or services as a fashion model of distinguished merit or ability.
The July 2015 Visa Bulletin has been released and, as always, shortly after its release, on June 12, 2015, AILA “checked in” with Charles (“Charlie”) Oppenheim.