An order issued by a U.S. District Court in Washington state on February 3, 2017, bars the U.S. government from enforcing certain provisions of E.O. 13769, “Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry into the United States," including those related to visas and travel.
President Obama signs into law, an extension for “SR” nonminister special immigrant religious workersMarch 20, 2009
On March 20, 2009, President Obama signed into law HR 1127, a bill to extend certain immigration programs.READ MORE
United States law authorizing nonminister special immigrant religious worker program expired on March 6, 2009.
On October 17, President Bush announced the imminent expansion of the Visa Waiver Program (VWP) to include the Czech Republic, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Hungary, the Republic of Korea and the Slovak Republic.
Registration period ends December 1, 2008-- Applicants urged to apply early
WASHINGTON - The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced today implementation of the Electronic System for Travel Authorization (ESTA), which will begin to accept voluntary ESTA applications starting on August 1, 2008.
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced today a notice of proposed rulemaking that will establish biometric exit procedures at all U.S air and sea ports of departure.
Rule Modifies Petition Selection Process and Prohibits Multiple Filings
WASHINGTON - U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced today that it is publishing a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) to increase the maximum amount of time a Trade-NAFTA (TN) professional worker from Canada or Mexico can remain in the United States before seeking readmission or obtaining an extension of stay.
U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Michael Chertoff signed today a Visa Waiver Program (VWP) Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Korean Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Yu Myung-hwan.
U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Michael Chertoff signed today Visa Waiver Program (VWP) Memoranda of Understanding (MOU) with Slovak Minister of the Interior Robert Kaliňák, Hungarian Ambassador Ferenc Somogyi and Lithuanian Ambassador Audrius Bruzga.