What Are the Requirements for a Foreign Media Representative Visa?

According to multiple stories from several news outlets, the United States may begin requiring visitors applying for US Non-immigration Visas to provide their social media history. Pursuant to stories published by Reuters, The New York Times, and BBC, it appears that the Trump Administration would like to add a new social media information...

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USCIS UPDATES: Notice to Appear Policy Guidance to Support DHS Enforcement Priorities


USCIS announced new policy guidance that eliminates the need for individuals who have applied for a change of status (COS) to F-1 student to apply to change or extend their nonimmigrant status while their initial F-1 COS application is pending.

Under the previous policy, applicants needed to maintain status up to 30 days before the...
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USCIS Update: Applicants for Change of Status to F-1 Student No Longer Need to Submit Subsequent Applications to ‘Bridge the Gap’

Should I apply for a VAWA self-petition?The Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) was passed in 1994 to protect victims of domestic and other instances of violence.  As part of the VAWA, abused spouses can file a self-petition to obtain lawful permanent residency in the United States.  Abused spouses may additionally have the option of...
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