BUSINESS IMMIGRATION AND COMPLIANCE PRACTICE

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USCIS and DOJ Partner to Share Data in an Effort to Protect U.S. Workers

USCIS Changes Policy on Accrual of Unlawful Presence for Nonimmigrant Students and Exchange Visitors

On May 11, 2018, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) and the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) issued a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) expanding their preexisting collaboration with the goal of better detecting and eliminating fraud, abuse, and discrimination by employers bringing foreign workers to the United States.

On May 10, 2018, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) issued a policy memorandum changing the way the agency will calculate the accrual of unlawful presence for students (F-1), exchange visitors (J-1), and vocational students (M-1) in nonimmigrant status, and their dependents, while in the United States.

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