As the COVID-19 virus and the U.S. response develops, there are important updates to immigration policy. Please see the following links and updates, this page will be updated as we learn further information.


The CDC has a list of travel restrictions for Foreign Nationals traveling from affected areas.

Resources for F and J visa holders can be found here.

USCIS has guidance on its response to COVID-19. 

COVID-19 Restrictions on U.S. visas and consulates.

USCIS Announces Temporary Suspension of Premium Processing for All I-129 and I-140 Petitions Due to the Coronavirus Pandemic. 

USCIS Announces Flexibility in Submitting Required Signatures During COVID-19 National Emergency.

The Department of State announced Suspension of Routine Visa Services.

U.S. and Mexico Temporarily Restricting Non-Essential Travel Across the Southwest Border

Information on Extending Your Stay for Nonimmigrants please see USCIS and for People in J-1 Programs  


March 20- Trump Administration announces plans to halt non-essential travel on US-Mexican border. State Department suspends visa services at all embassies and consulates.

March 18- USCIS offices closed to the public until April 1st

March 17- All non-detained master calendar hearings in the immigration courts will be postponed.