Immigration Updates!!!

Tuesday, May 31, 2022

Written By Lisa Shea, Esq.

We are keeping our community aware of the Immigration changes. Please see the updates below:

Temporarily in effect as of May 4th, 2022. Due to USCIS delay in processing the issuance of employment authorization cards; USCIS has now increased automatic extensions from 180 days to 540 days for eligible applicants applying to renew their work authorization card. Attached is the link to the webpage with further information.

Uniting for Ukraine

Uniting for Ukraine provides a pathway for Ukrainian citizens and their immediate family members who are outside the United States to come to the United States and stay temporarily in a two-year period of parole.

Here is the webpage for further information on requirements and eligibility for Uniting for Ukraine.


Lisa Shea is a shareholder at Vanderpool, Frostick & Nishanian, P.C. She is leading the firm’s Immigration practice, as well as Immigration Chair for the Prince William County Bar Association. If you have additional questions or concerns contact Lisa Shea at or call us at 703-335-2009. (for information about immigration solutions) (for information about solutions in other areas of law)

This blog post is not intended to provide legal advice or substitute for the advice of legal counsel with respect to specific facts and situations. See disclaimer