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New State Department Travel Advisory Rating System, Impact on Student Travel Policies

Earlier this year, the U.S. Department of State launched a revamped travel advisory rating system that warns of unsafe travel destinations. The State Department’s goal is to provide U.S. travelers “clear, timely, and reliable” safety and security information for travel worldwide. The new four-tiered rating system reflects a shift from the State Department’s previous two

U.S. Department of State issues significant changes to ITAR brokering, registration, and other related provisions

On 26 August 2013 the U.S. Department of State issued its long-awaited brokering regulations as an interim final rule (78 FR 52680). The amendments to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) are broad and significantly alter the rules related to brokers and brokering activities (Part 129).

Immigration Newsletter

This update discusses recent developments in immigration law from the U.S. Departments of Homeland Security, State, and Labor, and additional related matters. Department of Homeland Security USCIS improves E-Verify’s direct notification capability U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) recently announced a new enhancement to the E-Verify System that will allow USCIS to directly notify employees