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  • 2nd Circ. Judge Dings Majority's 'Uncharitable' Asylum Ruling March 1, 2021
    A fractured Second Circuit panel tossed an El Salvadoran asylum seeker's appeal, finding that his opposition to gangs was not a political opinion and that he could avoid future beatings, a view the dissenting judge called an "uncharitable" interpretation of the case.

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Biden Revokes Trump’s Pause on Green Cards

President Biden revoked former president Trump’s immigrant visa ban, rejecting the previous administration’s proclamation that the entry of immigrants presents a risk to the U.S. economy during the pandemic. However, he did not take action to revoke the entry ban on...

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AILA and Partners Send Letter Demonstrating that Nonimmigrants Are Vital to Our COVID-19 Recovery

On May 21, 2020, AILA joined 323 U.S. employers and business-related groups in sending a letter to President Trump and the Secretaries of the Department of State, Department of Labor, and Department of Homeland Security highlighting the importance of highly skilled nonimmigrant professionals to America’s economic recovery. The letter cautions that excessive constraints on these highly skilled professionals may further deepen unemployment and undermine our economic recovery.

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USCIS announces preparations to Reopen on or after June 4th.

The following notice has been issued by USCIS: On March 18, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services temporarily suspended in-person services at its field offices, asylum offices, and application support centers (ASCs) to help slow the spread of coronavirus...

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