American Dream and Promise Act 2021 – H4, L2 age out kids eligible

American Dream and Promise Act 2021 - H4 L2 Kids Provisions Info

Yesterday, March 18, 2021, US House of Representatives passed a Bill called ‘American Dream and Promise Act of 2021’. This bill is not new and was passed in previous 116th congress as H.R.6  in House, but never got attention in US Senate and was a dead bill in past.  The big difference now with the …

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HR1044 + S386 Bill Passed in Senate – FULL Summary, H1B Changes, Next Steps?

HR 1044 Bill Summary Passed in Senate - S386 Amendments Info

H.R. 1044 Bill was passed in Senate on December 2, 2020. It included all the amendments that were proposed in the past in S.386 Bill. It was passed in Senate using unanimous consent without any objections. It was sent to House later and the Bill did not make it as there were disagreements on the …

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USCIS Policy Update – Discretion for Adjustment of Status Application Decisions

Updated Discretion Policy for AOS applications with USCIS info

USCIS has made updates to its policy manual on the way they would adjudicate Adjustment of Status(AOS) applications filed using Form I-485 on Nov 17th, 2020.  The updated policy memo has new “Discretionary Factors” that would be used to make a decision on the Adjustment of Status(AOS) application with USCIS for getting Green Card. In …

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Public Charge Rule Cancellation- Court Judgment on Hold

Public Charge rule cancelled by Court Nov 2020

Public Charge rule is one of the biggest regulations that was proposed by DHS last year. As per DHS, it impacts about 382,264 people annually. Also, it could impact about 50% or 200,000 marriage based green cards applicant as Boundless. Today, it was cancelled by a federal judge in court judgement. Public charge rule cannot …

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Visa Bulletin – Filing Date vs Final Action Dates? How does it work?

Green Card Final Action Dates vs Dates of Filing Differences

As many of you know, the October 2020 Visa Bulletin is out and there is some significant movement of priority dates in Employment based category for EB3, especially for Indian nationals under the “Dates for Filing” chart. There was some confusion created by USCIS first telling you need to use the “Final Action Date” and …

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S386, HR1044 Bills News: Did NOT Pass in Congress [Jan 2021]

S 386 and HR 1044 Latest News Updates

We have created this page to track latest daily news updates related to S. 386 / HR. 1044 also referred to as ‘‘Fairness for High-Skilled Immigrants Act ’’. If you want to know the background of the S.386, HR. 1044 bills read the below articles [Latest ] COMPLETE details of HR 1044 Bill Passed in …

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Immigrant Visa Travel Ban Revoked by Biden [Feb 2021]

Executive order Signed by Trump for 60 days Pause of Immigrants

The Immigrant Visa Ban is not in effect anymore as Biden signed a Proclamation ending the same on Feb 24th 2021. Below are the details Feb 24th, 2021 : Biden signed a Proclamation on Feb 24th, 2021 revoking certain parts of the H1B Travel Ban Executive Order 10132 that are related to Immigrant Visa issuance …

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S386 / H1044 Amended Bill after Lee, Durbin Deal – H1B, 5.75%, AOS

S386 -HR 1044 -Durbin Lee Deal and Amendment Info

As many of you know S386 / HR 1044 Bill have been stuck in Senate due to hold by Sen. Durbin. There seems to be a compromise between Sen. Lee and Sen. Durbin as we see a draft of the amended bill circulating around.  The below summary is based on the draft copy of the …

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What is Senate Amended HR 1044 Bill? S386 + Section A + H1B, LCA?

Amended HR 1044 Bill with S386 - Nurses - H1B - LCA - Info Added Article

Let’s quickly look at the background of both HR 1044 and S.386 Bills and their history before we jump into the amendment for your context. History of HR 1044 Bill History, S 386 Bills : Back in early July 2019, HR 1044 Bill to Remove Per Country Limits was passed in House and was introduced …

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COMPLETE Info on S386 Bill for Green Cards Country Limits Removal, Chances

S 386 Bill Details - Chances - Amendment and All updates info article

Many of the foreign working professionals in US on non-immigrant visas such as H1B visa or L1 visa usually apply for Green Card to become permanent resident in US. Per country numerical limits for issuance of green cards is one of the biggest factors that determines how soon they will be able to get their …

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