Immigration News and Updates Regarding COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

USCIS extends the date for filing responses to certain Requests for Evidence, Notices of Intent to Deny and more by 60 days. This ONLY
applies to such notices received netween March 1, 2020 and May 1,2020.

https://www.uscis.gov/news/alerts/uscis-expands-flexibility-responding-uscis-requests

Due to the COVID-19 (coronavirus) outbreak, the Law Office of Malathi Benjamin will be moving all consultations and meetings to Skype, FaceTime, or phone to ensure the safety of clients and office staff. For any questions please contact us today.

The USCIS just informed the public that it will temporarily close its doors due to the coronavirus. For more information from the USCIS, click here

ICE Guidance pertaining to International Students, Immigration Enforcement and Check-Ins, and more. Click Here for details from the ICE website.

Who can enter the USA and who cannot. Click here for a pdf on information from the Customs and Border Patrol.

USCIS announced that they will consider making exceptions to the public charge rules concerning benefits a green card applicant can apply for where it is related to the current Covid-19 pandemic.  This should include unemployment benefits.  Please see below: