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A More In-Depth Look at USCIS's New NTA Policy Memorandum

Here we take a look at some of the more minute details and effects of USCIS’s Notice to Appear (NTA) policy memorandum, as well as how it may work out in certain situations.

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New USCIS Policy on Issuance of Notices to Appear (NTAs)

A new USCIS memo has gone into effect modifying its policy pertaining to the issuance of Notices to Appear before an immigration judge, or NTAs, in response to certain applications and circumstances.

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Public Charge Rulemaking Draft Expands Grounds for Inadmissibility

Before, only non-cash oriented government programs would be weighed in determining one's likely status as a public charge. A new rule may change that.

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Mandatory Interviews for Employment-Based AOS Applicants

USCIS is now expanding the requirement for in-person interviews to employment-based adjustment of status applications, a visa category largely untouched by such interviews before. This new burden has wide-reaching implications, and may affect the entire immigration process.

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Implications of the New Department of State 90-Day Rule

The Department of State has updated its Foreign Affairs Manual to provide a new guidance specifying when nonimmigrants may be accused of misrepresentation of intent, with severe consequences. Replacing the now scrapped 30/60 day rule, the new 90-day rule is mainly one of expansion.

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