USCIS ‘Known Employer’ Program

On January 8, 2015, the Department of Homeland Security is considering a “Known Employer” pilot program to  streamline adjudication of certain types of employment-based immigration benefit requests filed by eligible U.S. employers. The “Known Employer” pilot, which the Department expects to commence by late 2015, is intended to test a program designed to make adjudications more...
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Latest on Court Battles over DACA and Expanded DAPA

As has been well publicized, two of the President’s Executive Actions—DAPA and Expanded DACA—are on temporary hold per a U.S. District Court Order issued on February 16th.  As expected, the U.S. Department of Justice quickly appealed the court’s decision. In the meantime, the Justice Department also filed an emergency motion with the District Court to remove the temporary hold on...
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