On January 27, 2020, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled to allow The Department of Homeland Security to implement the new public charge rule. The rule expands the meaning of “public charge,” which has long been grounds for inadmissibility in immigration law. The rule also sets a high bar for demonstrating that applicants for legal permanent…

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On Jan. 9, 2020, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) published a Federal Register notice formally announcing the implementation of the H-1B registration process for fiscal year 2021 H-1B cap-subject petitions. USCIS will open an initial registration period from March 1 through March 20, 2020, for the FY 2021 H-1B numerical allocations. During this timeframe, H-1B cap-subject…

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