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USCIS letter to Senator Grassley on executing Buy American, Hire American | KNG Law

USCIS letter to Senator Grassley on executing Buy American, Hire American | KNG Law

Earlier this month, USCIS Director Cissna provided a letter to Senator Charles Grassley (R – IA) updating USCIS’ efforts in ensuring “the integrity of the immigration system, specifically the nonimmigrant worker programs.” Cissna specifically states to the Senator that “USCIS is reviewing existing regulations, policies, and programs, and developing a combination of rulemaking, policy regulations, policies, and programs, to implement the ‘Buy American and Hire American’ Executive Order.”

How "Nunc Pro Tunc" can save late immigration filings

How "Nunc Pro Tunc" can save late immigration filings

Although a filing for an extension of stay (EOS) generally must be submitted before the expiration of an individual's previously authorized period of stay, an immigration officer at USCIS does have complete discretion to approve a late extension filing under federal regulations, specifically under 8 C.F.R. § 214.1 if the reasons for the delay warrant the discretion.