USCIS Updates Form 485 on Streamline Social Security Number Application
USCIS announced on Monday that immigrants applying for a green card within the US can now apply for a Social Security (SSN) number or replacement card as part of a similar application.
Prior to the announcement, applicants were required to apply for a separate Social Security number at the Social Security office. USCIS has updated Form 485 to include additional questions asking whether the applicant would like to apply for an SSN.
DOS is looking to allow online passport renewal
This week the U.S. Department of State announced that it would be asking for comments on a proposed law that would allow eligible passport renewal applicants to apply by mail for another online application. Comments must be released by October 8th.
Biden Management Strengthen and maintain DACA
The White House budget office issued a statement on Tuesday stating that it had received a draft of the reconstruction of the Defended Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA, which protects people who have been illegally brought to the United States as children in exile.
A number of details were provided, but the notice stated, “In line with the presidential memorandum, DHS aims to participate in the formulation of commentary and commentary rules in order to preserve and strengthen the system.”
Validation of the Medical Examination Report I-693 Extended over 4 years
From August 12, USCIS will temporarily extend the eligibility window for Form 693, Medical Screening and Immunization Report. Record from two to four years, due to processing delays during the COVID-19 epidemic. USCIS says it will consider completed form I-693 if:
The signature of the public surgeon is recorded no later than 60 days before the applicant submits Form 485
It has been less than four years since the community surgeon signed up
Decision on Form 485 of the applicant is issued on or before September 30, 2021.
Census Shows US Growth Driven by Asian and Spanish Population Growth
Over the past decade, the U.S. It has varied greatly according to a Census Bureau report from 2020. The white population dropped from 63.7% in 2010 to 57.8% by 2020, the lowest figure in history. The Census Bureau said this was driven by a decline in the birth rate of white women. In California, Hispanics became the largest ethnic group, growing from 37.6% to 39.4% of the population over the past decade. The Asian people were also the fastest growing race or ethnic group, growing by more than a third, with the 24 million Americans by 2020.