Special Employment Authorization for Burmese F-1 Students

DHS will suspend certain requirements governing employment for Burmese F-1 students. This will provide relief to citizens of Burma who are lawful F–1 nonimmigrant students so that they may request employment authorization, work an increased number of hours while school is in session, and reduce their course load while continuing to maintain F–1 nonimmigrant student status. F–1 nonimmigrant...

Dual Nationality and TPS

The DHS may grant Temporary Protected Status (TPS) to nationals of certain countries who have experienced or are experiencing ongoing civil strife, environmental disaster, or other extraordinary and temporary conditions. In March 2021, President Biden designated Venezuela and Burma for TPS. We often hear questions about dual nationality as some nationals of TPS-designated countries are also...

Breaking: Designation of Burma for TPS

Update: May 24, 2021 Around 1,600 Burmese Nationals who have been continuously residing in the United States since March 11, 2021, and continuously physically present in the United States since May 25, 2021, may file initial applications to obtain TPS starting May 25, 2021. Applicants must submit an application via Form I-821 starting on May 25, 2021. Applicants may also be eligible to apply for...