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Here we have the latest news within the immigration benefit world, handled by U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS). Both news media and general public can find important information about updates, alerts and events that impact legal immigration.  We also provide resources specifically for the news media. For outdated material and content older than five years see our Archive News section.

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Employment-Based Fourth Preference (EB-4) Visa Limits Reached for Special Immigrants from India
The Department of State’s Visa Bulletin for August 2016 reflects a final action date of January 1, 2010*, for EB-4 visas for special immigrants from India....
USCIS Returns Unselected Fiscal Year 2017 H-1B Cap-Subject Petitions
USCIS announced on July 8, 2016, that it has returned all fiscal year 2017 H-1B cap-subject petitions that were not selected in our computer-generated random selection process....
Temporary Protected Status Extended for El Salvador
Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson has extended Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for eligible nationals of El Salvador (and those without nationality who last habitually resided in El Salvador...