Recent Changes in Immigration Law

Our Nashville immigration attorneys list some recent changes in immigration law that you or your loved ones may need to be aware of.

There has been a flurry of recent activity regarding immigration laws and policies, which are likely to impact large numbers of visa applications. Our experienced Nashville immigration attorneys want you to be aware of the latest changes and how these could affect you and your loved ones.

Changes That Could Impact Your Employment-Based Immigration Application

A recent report by the National Law Review detailed recent changes in immigration policies over the previous month that have the potential to impact immigrant applications. One of the most positive changes concerns the decision on the part of US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) to permit hundreds of thousands of individuals to complete the final stages of the green card process.

The decision to permit would-be immigrants to file an Adjustment of Status application comes after the Department of State revealed that there was a surplus of employment-based immigrant visas available. This was due to slowdowns in immigration processing during 2020 as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Another major change that could impact your application is a court order blocking enforcement of two recent rules:

Other Changes in Immigration Laws and Policies

Other recent changes to immigration laws and policies are not likely to have as positive effect on the application process or your ability to obtain a visa. These changes involve multiple government agencies and directly impact the H-1B specialty occupation visa category:

Contact Our Nashville Immigration Attorneys

At Ozment Law, PLC., we are here to answer your questions regarding changes in immigration laws and how it could impact your case. Call or contact our Nashville immigration attorneys online to request a consultation today.