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08/11/2020: United States – President Trump Signs Memorandum Deferring Payroll Taxes

08/07/2020: United States – DHS Changes Filing Fees and Premium Processing Timeframe

08/07/2020: United States – Move Aimed at Prioritizing U.S. Workers for Federal Contracts

08/06/2020: United States – Injunctions Granted to Block Public Charge Rules

08/06/2020: United States – Proposal Would Limit State Tax and Withholding for Nonresident Employees

07/31/2020: United States – Interim Changes While DHS Considers Future of DACA Program

07/22/2020: United States – COVID-19: State Department Announces Limited Exemptions on Entry Bans

07/21/2020: United States – Executive Order Ends Preferential Treatment for Hong Kong

07/17/2020: United States – Trump Administration Rescinds Latest F-1 & M-1 Student Directive

07/10/2020: United States – Immigration Agencies Publish Spring 2020 Regulatory Agendas

07/10/2020: United States – New Rules Affect Foreign Students in U.S. Schools

07/07/2020: United States – President Narrows Exemption from June 22 Proclamation

06/23/2020: United States – Presidential Proclamation Further Restricts Entry to the Country 

06/17/2020: United States Border Restrictions Extended for 30 Days with Canada, Mexico

06/16/2020: United States – IRS Updates FAQs for Nonresidents Affected by COVID-19 Emergency

06/08/2020: United States – DOL Will Not Extend Certain COVID-19 Accommodations

06/01/2020: United States – New Proclamation Limiting Entry of Certain Chinese Students, Researchers

06/01/2020: United States – USCIS Resumes Premium Processing Service in Phases

06/01/2020: United States – IRS FAQs: Claiming Medical Condition Exception for COVID-19

05/29/2020: United States – Settlement Reached between H1-B IT Employers and USCIS

05/28/2020: United States – USCIS to Resume In-Office Operations June 4

05/27/2020: United States – Travel from Brazil Suspended Starting May 26 Due to COVID-19

05/21/2020: United States – Land Border Restrictions with Canada, Mexico Extended Through June 22

05/08/2020: United States – USCIS Publishes Quarterly Data on Key Temporary Worker Visas

05/07/2020: United States – Injunction Upheld to Block Health-Care Requirement for Immigrants

05/05/2020: United States – USCIS Extends COVID-19 Flexibility on RFEs, NOIDs, Other Responses

05/04/2020: United States – USCIS Publishes New Form I-9 Handbook for Employers

04/30/2020: United States – Emergency Motion Filed to Stop Order to Suspend Immigration

04/28/2020: United States – May 2020 Visa Bulletin Released; USCIS Final Action Announcement

04/27/2020: United States – USCIS Extends Office Closures, Suspends Certain Services Through June 3 

04/27/2020: United States – Presidential Proclamation Temporarily Suspends Entry for Certain Immigrants

04/23/2020: United States – Border Restrictions with Canada, Mexico Extended Through May 20

04/22/2020: United States – Executive Order Expected to Impact Applicants for Permanent Residence

04/22/2020: United States – COVID-19: Waiver of Sec. 911 Time Requirements Announced

04/22/2020: United States – COVID-19 Relief for Nonresidents Remaining in United States

04/13/2020: United States – Sec. 911 Guidance from IRS for Congo, Haiti, Iraq, Sudan and Venezuela

04/10/2020: United States – Treasury Grants Expanded Payment and Filing Relief

04/08/2020: United States – Summary of Immigration, Travel Changes in Response to COVID-19

04/03/2020: United States – USCIS Completes FY 2021 H-1B Cap Lottery; Petition Filing from April 1

03/30/2020: United States – Changes in USCIS Procedures Resulting from COVID-19

03/27/2020: United States – President Trump Signs CARES Act into Law

03/26/2020: United States – Senate Passes COVID-19 Fiscal Stimulus Bill

03/25/2020: United States – U.S.-Canada Border Closed to Non-Essential Travel

03/24/2020: United States – New IRS FAQs on Federal Tax Filing and Payment Extension

03/23/2020: United States - DHS Defers Physical Inspection Requirements for Form I-9

03/21/2020: United States – UPDATE: Treasury Announces Filing Extension

03/21/2020: United States – President Signs Paid Leave and Benefits Relating to Coronavirus (COVID-19)

03/20/2020: United States – All Taxpayer Assistance Centers Closed

03/20/2020: United States – USCIS Office Closures

03/20/2020: United States – Treasury Announces Filing Extension

03/19/2020: United States - Managing Employer I-9 Requirements and COVID-19

03/19/2020: United States – KPMG Report on Telecommuting and Compensation Concerns during Uncertain Times 

03/18/2020: United States – UPDATE: IRS Announces Tax Payment Extension in Response to COVID-19 Emergency

03/18/2020: United States – Social Security Administration Announces Office Closings in Response to COVID-19 Emergency

03/17/2020: United States - U.S. Embassies and Consulates Suspend Services; USCIS Office Closures 

03/17/2020: United States – IRS Announces Tax Payment Extension in Response to COVID-19 Emergency

03/15/2020: United States - Travel Ban from European Countries to Include U.K. and Ireland

03/12/2020: United States – COVID-19 Emergency Has Treasury Considering Tax Return Filing Delay 

03/12/2020: United States - Travel from EU’s Schengen Area Suspended for 30 Days or Longer

03/09/2020: United States – Administration Announces Visa Restrictions on Six Additional Countries

03/06/2020: United States – Immigration Updates: COVID-19 Entry Restrictions, TPS and Yemen

03/03/2020: United States – IRS Announces Relief for Reporting of Certain Foreign Trusts  

02/26/2020: United States – 2020 Sec. 911-Related Housing Cost Limitations Released by IRS

02/24/2020: United States – Wage Withholding: Proposed Regs, Form W-4, Online Tools

02/20/2020: United States – Emergency Review Requested for Public Charge Questionnaire

02/04/2020: United States – Employers May Use New Form I-9 Now; Mandatory from May 1 

01/31/2020: United States - Supreme Court Allows Implementation of New “Public Charge” Rule

01/06/2020: United States - Individual Income Tax Provisions Enacted in Appropriations Legislation

01/06/2020: United States – FinCEN Notice 2019-1 Extends FBAR Filing Date Again for Some

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