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Category: Special Immigrant

  • Non-Minister Special Immigrant Religious Workers Sunset Date

    Today, September 30, 2023, was the final day or the “sunset date” for Non-Minister Special Immigrant Religious Worker Program. On Dec. 29, 2022, the president signed into law H.R. 2617, which extended the program through September 30, 2023, to allow these workers to immigrate or adjust to permanent resident by that date. Congress had amended…

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  • Change to Regulations Regarding SIJS Applicants Getting Married

    Change to Regulations Regarding SIJS Applicants Getting Married

    Previously if a SIJS applicant who had an approved I-360 had to remain unmarried until their priority date became current and they completed the adjustment of status process to obtain legal permanent resident status or their I-360 would be automatically revoked per 8 CFR §205.1(a)(3)(iv). A change to the regulations—at 8 CFR § 204.11(b)(2)—now requires…

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