Comment: COVID-19, Public Charge Rule

Today's Immigration Daily issue features several items of interest, including Articles, Bloggings and News about the multiple effects of pandemic on immigrtion, the removal of 2019 public charge rule and more. Please scroll down to find the item(s) below.

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Article: How the COVID-19 Pandemic Has Affected Immigration: One Year Later by Melissa Cruz for Immigration Impact

Blogging: Public Charge Rule Rescinded by Chris Musillo

News: 2019 Public Charge Rule Vacated and Removed; DHS Withdraws Proposed Rule Regarding the Affidavit of Support

Focus: 2021 Physician Immigration Update

Zoom Webinars: Fridays, March 19 & April 16 & May 7, 2021 2pm to 3:30pm (Eastern Time)

Speakers: Elissa J. Taub (Discussion Leader), Adam Cohen, Katie Jacob, Melanie Keeney, Mahsa Khanbabai, Barry Walker, Julie Wilbers, Andy Wizner, Hamel Vyas and many more to be announced

WEBINAR OUTLINE

FIRST Zoom Session on March 19:

How Long Will I Wait? Latest Updates on Green Cards for Physicians

  • PERM trends
  • How the savvy attorney handles PNIW challenges
  • Who is eligible for EB-1?

SECOND Zoom Session on April 16:

NIVs for Physicians - Latest Trends

  • J-1 waiver report for FY 2021 and looking ahead to 2022
  • H-1B cap update
  • Latest tips and tricks for H-1B cap exemption
  • Consular processing of NIVs for doctors

THIRD Zoom Session on May 7:

Forever in School: Particular Issues for Physicians in Academia

  • J-1 Visa Processing
  • Green Cards in academia - special handling, EB-1B, etc.
  • Navigating university policies on who to sponsor
  • Regulatory updates

3 Webinars "2021 Physician Immigration Update"

March 19 & April 16 & May 7

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Regular Price $249

Deadline: Registrations received after 11:59pm ET, March 17 are not guaranteed attendance. Register Now

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Headline: Republicans want to hold hearings on immigration 'crisis' on the border Click here
Headline: ICE releases immigrant who sought 'sanctuary' in Seattle church Click here
Headline: Former Berkeley law student sues UC over immigration error that cost him 'dream job' Click here
Headline: U.S. Reps Assess Biden's Progress on Immigration at HKS Event Click here
Headline: 500 U.S. Immigration Agency Jobs to Return to Kansas City Click here

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