Legal Rights and Protections for Certain Employment or Education-based Nonimmigrants–Notice: Informational Pamphlet is Now Available!June 1, 2009
The William Wilberforce Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act (WWTVPRA) of 2008 was signed into law on December 23, 2008, by the President.READ MORE
The United States Embassy in Tokyo sponsored a day-long Symposium on International Parental Child Abduction and Japan at the Tokyo American Center on May 21, 2009.
On March 20, 2009, President Obama signed into law HR 1127, a bill to extend certain immigration programs.
United States law authorizing nonminister special immigrant religious worker program expired on March 6, 2009.
On October 17, President Bush announced the imminent expansion of the Visa Waiver Program (VWP) to include the Czech Republic, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Hungary, the Republic of Korea and the Slovak Republic.
Registration period ends December 1, 2008-- Applicants urged to apply early
WASHINGTON - The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced today implementation of the Electronic System for Travel Authorization (ESTA), which will begin to accept voluntary ESTA applications starting on August 1, 2008.
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced today a notice of proposed rulemaking that will establish biometric exit procedures at all U.S air and sea ports of departure.
Rule Modifies Petition Selection Process and Prohibits Multiple Filings
On May 6, 2008 the Department delivered to Congress the 2008 Report on Compliance with the 1980 Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction.
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