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Citizenship Resource Center Improved for Mobile Devices
EB-5 Regional Centers Must File Form I-924A by Dec. 29
USCIS reminds all EB-5 regional centers with a designation letter dated on or before Sept. 30, 2016, that they must file Form I-924A, Supplement to Form I-924, for fiscal year 2016 no later than Dec. 29, 2016.
USCIS Announces Addition of St. Vincent and the Grenadines to Eligible Countries for the H-2A and H-2B Visa Programs
USCIS and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), in consultation with the Department of State, have added St. Vincent and the Grenadines to the list of countries whose nationals are eligible to participate in the H-2A and H-2B visa programs for the coming year.
USCIS to Centralize Processing of Special Immigrant Juvenile Cases
Starting on November 1, 2016, USCIS will centralize the Special Immigrant Juvenile (SIJ) program. This means SIJ-based Form I-360 petitions and Form I-485 applications will primarily be adjudicated at one location, the National Benefits Center (NBC). USCIS will retain discretion to require in-person interviews at local field offices to complete adjudications as needed.
USCIS Reaches CW-1 Cap for Fiscal Year 2017
USCIS has received a sufficient number of petitions to reach the numerical limit (the “cap”) of 12,998 workers who may be issued CNMI-Only Transitional Worker (CW-1) visas or otherwise provided with CW-1 status for fiscal year 2017.
SAVE CaseCheck Now in Spanish
Benefit applicants can now view their case status in Spanish through the Systematic Alien Verification for Entitlements Program (SAVE) CaseCheck website.
USCIS Alerts Customers Affected by Hurricane Matthew to Available Immigration Relief
USCIS offers immigration relief measures that may help people affected by unforeseen circumstances, including natural disasters, such as Hurricane Matthew.
USCIS Increases Validity of Work Permits to Two Years for Asylum Applicants
Effective October 5, 2016, USCIS has increased the validity period for initial or renewal Employment Authorization Documents for asylum applicants from one year to two years.
Expiring EB-4, EB-5 Programs Extended Through Dec. 9
On Sept. 29, President Obama signed into law H.R. 5325 - Continuing Appropriations and Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2017, and Zika Response and Preparedness Act. This Act extends the EB-5 Regional Center Program and EB-4 non-minister special immigrant program for certain religious workers until Dec. 9, 2016
Form I-131A Now Available

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