The Immigrant Visa (IV) Control System consists of the administration of Immigration and Nationality Act (INA) provisions concerning the numerical limitations on annual US immigrant visa issuance. more »
Below is summary of President Obama’s Immigration Executive Action as announced on November 20, 2014. Some of the provisions discussed here require only memoranda to become operational, and others require agency regulation (the latter can be a lengthy process of 6 months or more) prior to implementation.
Note also that Congress and/or the Courts may block, amend, prevent or delay implementation of any of the actions listed below at any time prior to or after its effective date. more »