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  • DHS Announces Registration Process for Temporary Protected Status for Afghanistan

    Registration for Temporary Protected Status (TPS) officially opens May 20, 2022. On March 16, 2022, Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro N. Mayorkas announced the designation of Afghanistan for TPS. The TPS designation is designed to protect Afghan nationals who have been living in the United States from returning to unsafe conditions. TPS will also provide […]
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  • Certain Applicants now Eligible for Automatic Extension Period on EADs

    As of May 4, 2022, Employment Authorization Document (EAD) Extensions will now be lengthened to a 540-day period from the previous 180-day extension period, according to a Temporary Final Rule (TFR) set forth by USCIS. This extension will only be pertinent to applicants who were previously eligible for the 180-day extension. Specifically, this applies to […]
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  • USCIS Updates Guidance on Employment Authorization for E and L Visa Spouses

    U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has announced that it is updating its guidance as to what types of documentation E and L nonimmigrant spouses may use as evidence of employment authorization based on their nonimmigrant status.  This announcement comes after a previous announcement on November 12th, 2021, in which USCIS said that it considers […]
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  • Crossing the Border: Great News for L-2 & E-2 Spouses

    U.S. Customs and Border Patrol begins issuing new I-94 designations for L-2 and E-2 spouse visa holders. Watch the video below and learn more on the Berardi Blog. If you have any questions, contact Berardi Immigration Law today. We would love to hear from you.
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  • Top 10 Travel Tips Recommended by U.S. Customs and Border Protection

    With Christmas just a couple of days away, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has released some tips that travelers should heed to ensure smooth travel as wait times at Ports of Entry and airports will surely be increased during this busy holiday season. Prepare your documents Possess a Western Hemisphere Travel Initiative document such […]
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  • New Customer Identity Verification to begin at USCIS Field Offices

    Starting on May 6, 2013, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will implement Customer Identity Verification (CIV) in its field offices. This new procedure will require individuals to submit biometric data, fingerprints, and photographs, when appearing at USCIS offices for interviews or to receive evidence of an immigration benefit. Under this new process, USCIS staff will take […]
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