USCIS and CBP to Implement Form I-129 Pilot Program for Canadian L-1 Nonimmigrants

From April 30, 2018, to Oct. 31, 2018, the USCIS California Service Center (CSC) and the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Blaine, Washington, port of entry (POE) will implement a joint agency pilot program for Canadian citizens seeking L-1 nonimmigrant status under the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). This pilot is designed to facilitate the adjudication and admission process of Canadians traveling to the U.S. as L-1 nonimmigrants.

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USCIS Strengthens Protections to Combat H-1B Abuses

WASHINGTON—The H-1B visa program generally allows a foreign employee to work for a specific sponsoring American employer. As is true in many employment situations, the location of work can change. USCIS has published a policy memorandum (PDF, 119 KB) making clear that USCIS may request detailed documentation to ensure a legitimate employer-employee relationship is maintained while an employee is working at a third-party worksite.

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President Trump Extends Pathway To Citizenship To Over 1.8Million Undocumented Immigrants While Striking A Hardline Bargain On Legal Immigration

President Trump Extends Pathway To Citizenship To Over 1.8Million Undocumented Immigrants While Striking A Hard-line Bargain On Legal Immigration

In an unprecedented move on Thursday just when DACA recipients and politicians were still digesting the possibility for a solution to the fate of over 700,000 DACA recipients, President Donald Trump threw another curve ball in the mix offering a pathway to citizenship for an estimated 1.8 million undocumented immigrants who came to the US as children.

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President Trump Extends Pathway To Citizenship To Over 1.8Million Undocumented Immigrants While Striking A Hardline Bargain On Legal Immigration

President Donald Trump Considers Pathway To Citizenship For DACA

On Wednesday January 24, 2018 while speaking about the fate of undocumented immigrants who were brought to the US by their families as children President Trump echoed some much needed solace to DACA recipients. For the first time since the government shutdown President Donald Trump explicitly offered the possibility of a pathway to citizenship for the Dreamers as they are known.

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