Siskind’s Immigration Bulletin – December 2016

Posted on: December 30th, 2016
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1. Openers

2.  ABCs of Immigration: Cancellation of Removal for Non-lawful Permanent Residents


4. Border and Enforcement News

  • BRIDGE act Questions and Answers
  • USCIS Publishes Interim Rule on T Nonimmigrant Status

5. News From the Courts

  • Matter of Dhanasar – the New NIW Standard
  • BIA Vacates IJ Decision, to Give DHS Another Opportunity to Effect Proper Service
  • BIA Says an Untimely Asylum Application Can Be Found Frivolous

6. News Bytes

  • USCIS announces fee increases
  • SEVIS By the Numbers
  • USCIS Policy Alert on Registration of Lawful Permanent Resident (LPR) Status

7. Washington Watch

  • President Obama officially ends NSEERS program

8. In the News at ABIL

  • USCIS Publishes Long-Awaited Final Rule on Certain Employment-Based Visa Programs
  • USCIS Revises I-9 Employment Eligibility Verification Form

9. Updates from the Blogs

10. State Department Visa Bulletin: January 2017

Disclaimer: This newsletter is provided as a public service and not intended to establish an attorney client relationship. Any reliance on information contained herein is taken at your own risk.