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Weekly Immigration News (June 06-12)

Service Center Filing Location Update

USCIS updated the Lockbox Filing Location Updates page on its website to now include service center filing location updates. You can now keep track of filing location changes between the lockboxes or service centers on this page.

Online Submission of Form I-131

On June 9, USCIS announced that certain individuals requesting parole based on urgent humanitarian reasons or significant public benefit can file Form I-131, Application for Travel Document, online.

Adjustment of Status Filing Dates for July 2023

USCIS determined that for July 2023, applicants in all family-sponsored preference categories must use the Dates for Filing chart and applicants in all employment-based preference categories must use the Final Action Dates chart.

USCIS 30-Day Notice

USCIS 30-day notice and request for comment on proposed revisions to Form I-129S, Nonimmigrant Petition Based on Blanket L Petition and to Form I-881, Application for Suspension of Deportation or Special Rule Cancellation of Removal.

USCIS 60-Day Notice

USCIS 60-day notice and request for comment on proposed revisions to Form I-129F, Petition for Alien Fiancé(e) and Form I-817, Application for Family Unity Benefits.

OFLC Continues to Provide Guidance on Form ETA-9089

On June 9, the Department of Labor (DOL) posted a form titled “Form ETA-9089, Final Determination” to be used only when submitting a Form I-140 petition to USCIS in support of a Schedule A or NIW petition.

NYC sues 30 counties for refusing asylum-seekers

New York City Mayor Eric Adams (D) announced that the city is filing a lawsuit against 30 New York counties over executive orders aiming to prevent the city from sending asylum-seekers to their jurisdictions.

Parole update for certain Afghans

USCIS announced that, effective June 8, 2023, certain additional Afghan parolees are employment authorized incident to parole. This updated guidance applies to certain Afghan parolees whose unexpired Form I-94 contains a class of admission of “PAR” if their parole has not been terminated.

DHS Announces Re-parole Process for Afghans

Afghan nationals who are currently parolees may now apply for a renewal of their parole and employment authorization through a new streamlined and fee-exempt application process that is available online and on paper and that uses Form I-131, Application for Travel Document.

Source: USCIS & AILA

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