Obamas Executive actions -where we stand in 2015
Obamas Executive actions -Administration’s effort to modernize, improve and clarify visa programs to grow the U.S. economy and create jobs on track with Obama’s Speech on Immigration.
Summary on where we stand with EO :
L1 Adjudications Policy- Go Live Aug 31 2015
H4 EAD- Go live MAy 26 2015
DACA/DAPA:Had to go live – Due to lawsuit in court.A hearing is scheduled for April 17, 2015.
Visa Bulletin Systems Modernization: Some changes are done here, as we see India’s EB2 date moving every bulletin, So a better prediction is been used to ensure all visa numbers are consumed for the year.
Actions still pending:
F1 Visa – OPT Program Changes – No proposed changes yet
Foreign Entrepreneurs – Startup Visas – No proposed changes yet
EAD for I140 , advance parole for approved I140 using preregistration, clarity on what ‘Same or Similar Job’ means by USCIS for people to change job easily while awaiting for visa numbers to be current.-No proposed changes yet
The administration is surely working very hard on these above pending proposed actions in EO and we should hear soon on proposal changes for above.
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