Becker & Lee LLP attorneys Emily Wilson and Camiel Becker will present a training to non-profit attorneys/paralegals and the private immigration bar on how to identify employment-based green card options for TPS recipients. The panel will take place on December 11, 2017 from 12:30 PM to 2 PM PT at Duane Morris in San Francisco.
Month: November 2017
On November 20, 2017, the Department of Homeland Security (“DHS”) announced that it will terminate the Temporary Protected Status (TPS) designation for Haiti, effective July 22, 2019. Haitians living in the United States under TPS have 18 months to seek lawful immigration status in the United States, if eligible, or leave the country. The announcement
On October 23, 2017, USCIS released a policy memorandum called “Rescission of Guidance Regarding Deference to Prior Determinations of Eligibility in the Adjudication of Petitions for Extension of Nonimmigrant Status.” This memorandum marks another policy shift in the H-1B program, which the Trump administration has targeted under its “Buy American Hire American” initiative. The memorandum
The Trump Administration has made it clear that it is considering terminating TPS status for a number of countries. TPS for Haiti expires on January 22, 2018 and for El Salvador on March 9, 2018. The law provides that DHS must announce these TPS designations 60 days before the program’s expiration date. Decisions on Haiti and