New USCIS Premium Processing Fees Now in Effect: A Comprehensive Guide to the 2024 Adjustments

As previously announced, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services’ new inflation-adjusted premium processing fees take effect today, increasing the filing fee for Form I-907, Request for Premium Processing. USCIS published a final rule announcing the change on Dec. 28, 2023.

The USCIS Stabilization Act established the current premium processing fees and...

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New USCIS Guidance on J-1 Visa’s 2-Year Foreign Residence Requirement: Key Updates and Clarifications

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is issuing policy guidance in the USCIS Policy Manual regarding the 2-year foreign residence requirement for the nonimmigrant exchange visitor (J) classification.

The update adds information about how USCIS determines whether the requirement has been met, the evidence a benefit...

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New USCIS Guidance on J-1 Visa’s 2-Year Foreign Residence Requirement: Key Updates and Clarifications

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is issuing policy guidance in the USCIS Policy Manual regarding the 2-year foreign residence requirement for the nonimmigrant exchange visitor (J) classification.

The update adds information about how USCIS determines whether the requirement has been met, the evidence a benefit...

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USCIS Provides Clarifying Guidance on O-1 Nonimmigrants in Arts vs. Motion Picture and Television

On April 26, 2017, Study in the States redesigned the Stakeholder Webinars page. The redesigned page makes it easier to find and identify Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP), Student and Exchange Visitor Information System (SEVIS) and government partner-hosted webinars by including them in one location.

With the redesign, users can filter to view...

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