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USCIS No Longer Accepting I-765 Service Requests at the 75-Day Mark

USCIS confirmed that it is no longer accepting service requests for I-765 applications that have been pending for more than 75 days unless the applications are outside of USCIS’s posted processing times.1:06 AM

USCIS Announces Re-Registration Period Is Now Open for Hondurans with TPS

USCIS announced that current beneficiaries of Temporary Protected Status (TPS) under Honduras’ designation who want to maintain their status through the termination date of January 5, 2020, must re-register between June 5 and August 6, 2018. Re-registration procedures were published today in the Federal Register.1:03 AM

DOJ Announces 311 New Assistant United States Attorney Positions

Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced that DOJ is allocating 311 new Assistant United States Attorneys to assist in priority areas, including 35 additional immigration prosecutors. This is the largest increase of new Assistant U.S. Attorneys in decades.1:02 AM

Additional H-2B Visas Already Exhausted

H-2B visas available under the FY2018 supplemental cap, following yesterday’s announcement from USCIS that it will conduct a lottery to randomly select the number of petitions required to meet the increased FY2018 cap from H-2B cap-subject petitions received between May 31 and June 6, 2018 is already exhausted12:55 AM

BIA Finds Respondent Subject to “Material Support” Bar Because of Cooking and Cleaning She Performed Under Threat of Death

In a decision published recently, the BIA remanded the record to the immigration judge for entry of a new decision after finding that the respondent afforded material support to the guerillas in El Salvador in 1990 because the forced labor she provided in the form of cooking, cleaning, and washing their clothes aided them in continuing their mission of armed and violent opposition to the Salvadoran government.12:54 AM

Court Holds IJs Gave Undue Weight to Asylum Seekers’ Omission of Facts

The Second Circuit granted the petitions for review after finding that immigration judges and the BIA erred by substantially relying on the fact that applicants for asylum and related relief testified during removal proceedings to certain details not included in their initial applications.12:37 AM

USCIS Automatic Termination of OPT for F-1 Students If They Transfer to Different School or Begin Study at Another Educational Level

USCIS reminded F-1 students on Optional Practical Training (OPT) that transferring to another school or beginning study at another educational level automatically terminates their OPT, as well as their corresponding employment authorization document (EAD). USCIS will begin to enter the EAD termination date into its newly updated systems after receiving the information from ICE’s Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP).1:46 AM
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