COVID-19Emergency Immigration Alert

Immigration Update: COVID-19 Pandemic

Nonimmigrant Status Management at Times of COVID-19 Lay-Offs and Satisfactory Departure •  Individuals on employment-based work visas (H-1Bs, TNs, E-1s, E-2s, E-3s, O-1s, L-1s) who are suddenly laid off due to the impact of COVID-19 can still afford themselves a one-time 60 day grace period to change status to another employer-sponsored visa or apply for

Department of State

DOS Visa Bulletin

Travel Ban: The DOS has clarified the waiver process for individuals impacted by President Trump’s Presidential Proclamation 9645 (i.e., the “travel ban”). The Proclamation specified that entry restrictions may be waived on a case-by-case basis if a consular officer or Customs and Border Protection (CBP) official determines, in their discretion, that an application meets the