1. Immigration Weekly Round-Up: Driver’s Licenses Available to Undocumented Immigrants in New Jersey; Ban on Foreign Workers Lapses; Undocumented New Jersey Taxpayers Seek COVID-19 Relief

    Undocumented Immigrants in New Jersey Can Receive Driver’s Licenses Residents of New Jersey are now eligible to apply for driver’s licenses in the state of New Jersey regardless of an undocumented immigration status. Applications for the driver’s license require applicants to show proof of age, identity, and residence to start the process of applying for a license. The state requires any documentation in a foreign language to READ MORE READ MORE

  2. New myUploads Feature Introduced in myE-Verify

    U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced a new feature called myUploads from E-Verify that will help employees and individuals resolve their E-Verify DHS Tentative Nonconfirmations (TNCs) electronically. This can be done by uploading images of their documentation as a JPEG, PNG, or PDF through a computer or smart device. E-Verify is a web-based system that allows employers to verify their employees’ ability to work in the READ MORE READ MORE

  3. Three Stimulus Packages, and Undocumented Immigrants Still Struggle Without Aid

    About 90 million people have received their third wave of stimulus checks, according to a joint letter by the Internal Revenue Service and the Social Security Administration, and many still await help. Immigrants who are desperate for relief will not receive any aid due to their undocumented status. Undocumented Immigrants Struggle Without Aid The United States has approximately 7 million working undocumented immigrants making up 4.4% of the READ MORE READ MORE

  4. Immigration Weekly Round-Up: Education Groups Seek Faster Student Visa Processing; U.S.-Canada Border Restrictions Extended; New H-1B Wage Rules Delayed

    Higher Education Groups Plead for Government to Speed Up Student Visa Processing Several education organizations, including the American Council on Education, have submitted a letter to the U.S. Departments of State and Homeland Security urging faster visa processing for international students before the start of the fall 2021 semester. The groups asked that the Biden administration relax previous guidance barring international students from traveling and studying in READ MORE READ MORE

  5. Biden Taps Harris to Lead Response to Immigration Crisis on the Southern Border

    President Joe Biden announced yesterday that he has appointed Vice President Kamala Harris to lead the administration’s efforts to stem the flow of migrants seeking entry into the United States. As the number seeking to cross the U.S. southern border continues to soar, Harris will address this issue by seeking cooperation with Mexico and the Northern Triangle countries. According to a senior administration official, Harris will lead READ MORE READ MORE