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USCIS Temporary Office Closure Extended until at least May 3

USCIS Temporary Office Closure Extended until at least May 3 On March 18, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services temporarily suspended in-person services at its field offices, asylum offices, and application support centers (ASCs) to help slow the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19). USCIS offices will begin to reopen on May 4 unless the public closures are extended further. Employees in these offices are continuing to perform mission-essential services that do not require …

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U.S. Immigration Officials Evaluate Vulnerable Detainees for Possible Release Amid Pandemic

U.S. Immigration Officials Evaluate Vulnerable Detainees for Possible Release Amid Pandemic U.S. immigration officials said on Tuesday they are considering releasing some detainees at high risk for coronavirus infection as detainees and workers have tested positive for the resulting COVID-19 illness. In an email sent to lawmakers, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) said that …

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judges rule u.s must release children from family detention center

Judge Rules: U.S. Must Release Children From Family Detention Centers, Citing new coronavirus cases at detention facilities for migrant families, the federal judge overseeing litigation surrounding protections for undocumented minors in U.S. custody on Friday ordered Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) to release children the agency is holding with their parents or legal guardians. The order to …

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International Students must leave U.S. if classes go online.

International Students must leave U.S. if classes go online. International students will be forced to leave the U.S. or transfer to another college if their schools offer classes entirely online this fall, under new guidelines issued Monday by federal immigration authorities. The guidelines, issued by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, provide additional pressure for universities …

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