Content Group: COVID-19

The CARES Act Update – PPP Flexibility Act of 2020

June 9, 2020 – Late last week Congress approved and the President signed the Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act of 2020 (“Flexibility Act”). This new bill attempts to address some of the more troubling requirements when applying the Paycheck Protection Program (“PPP”) to actual business situations.

PPP was created by …

USCIS to Resume Premium Processing for H-1B Specialty Occupation and I-140 Immigrant Visa Petitions

May 29, 2020 – U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced today that it will resume premium processing for Form I-129, Petition for a Nonimmigrant Worker and Form I-140, Immigrant Petition for Alien Workers, in phases throughout the month of June.

Effective June 1, 2020, USCIS will accept Form I-907, Request for Premium Processing Service for all eligible Form I-140 petitions.

The CARES Act Update – PPP Loan Forgiveness Form

May 19, 2020 – Desperately needed by Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loan borrowers, on May 15, 2020, the U.S. Treasury Department (Treasury) finally issued the PPP Loan Forgiveness Application (“Form”) and instructions (“Instructions”). Click here for the combined Form and Instructions. While the Form and Instructions answer …