United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will no longer reject Forms I-589, I-612, or I-918 if the applicant leaves certain spaces blank.
Since November 1990 , Temporary Protected Status (TPS) provides temporary relief from deportation for nationals of countries that are unsafe due to armed conflicts or natural disasters. TPS also offers temporary employment authorization and is available for six- to 18-month periods, with extensions available at the discretion of the US Attorney General (AG). The TPS program has received renewed attention under the Biden presidency.
The Department of Labor (DOL) published an amended version of their October 2020 rule which will increase prevailing wage levels for employment-based visas including H-1B, H-1B1, E-3, and certain green cards. Under the amended rule, prevailing wages will increase for most occupations, but not as significantly as they did in the original rule.
United States lawmakers introduced the American Dream and Promise Act of 2021 on Wednesday, March 4, 2021. The legislation could provide a pathway to US citizenship for approximately 2.5 million people, including recipients of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), and individuals with Temporary Protected Status (TPS) and Deferred Enforced Departure (DED).