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ImmigrationProf Blog

ImmigrationProf Blog

By Kevin R. Johnson, Bill O. Hing and Rose Cuison Villazor.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/immigration/
  • Feb 24

    From the Bookshelves: Mestizos Come Home! Making and Claiming Mexican American Identity By: Robert Con Davis-Undiano

    From the Bookshelves: Mestizos Come Home! Making and Claiming Mexican American Identity By: Robert Con Davis-Undiano
    Mestizos Come Home! Making and Claiming Mexican American Identity By Robert Con Davis-Undiano Uruguayan writer Eduardo Galeano has described U.S. and Latin American culture as continually hobbled by amnesia—unable, or unwilling, to remember…
  • Feb 24

    Attorney General Reauthorizes Use of Private Prison

    Attorney General Reauthorizes Use of Private Prison
    The Huffington Post reports that Attorney General Jeff Sessions yesterday withdrew an Obama-era Justice Department memo aimed at reducing and ultimately ending the Justice Department’s use of private prisons. In a one-page memo to the…
  • Feb 23

    The Importance of Criminal Defense Attorneys Understanding Immigration Law

    The Importance of Criminal Defense Attorneys Understanding Immigration Law
    Guest blogger: Marshal Arnwine, University of San Francisco Law Student: Imagine that you are a zealous criminal defense attorney pursuing justice for all of your clients, but one day, you have a client whose citizenship status is unknown to…
Rank this Week: 32

Border Immigration Lawyer Blog

Border Immigration Lawyer Blog

Covers US immigraiton issues, focusing on those that typically arise at a US land border point-of-entry relating to admissibility. By Sarah E. Murphy.

http://www.borderimmigrationlawyer.com/
Rank this Week: 82

Underdog Blog

Underdog Blog

Covers constitutional law, criminal law, DUI, drugs, First Amendment and immigration. By Jon Katz, P.C.

http://katzjustice.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 84

TN Visa Attorney Blog

TN Visa Attorney Blog

Covers TN visa and green cards for Canadian professionals. By Brian D. Zuccaro.

http://www.tnvisabulletin.com/nafta-tn-blog/
  • Dec 16

    TN Visa to Green Card Approval - Marriage to U.S. Citizen

    TN Visa to Green Card Approval - Marriage to U.S. Citizen
    Green CardCase Info.Case History / Issues:Applicant was a Canadian citizen, and held TN visa status. Applicant subsequently married a U.S. citizen.Strategy:Reviewed case to ensure no preconceived intent issues, or potential employment gap or…
  • Nov 6

    Concurrent TNs Under New I-94 Automation System

    Concurrent TNs Under New I-94 Automation System
    Under the government's new I-94 record keeping system, individuals who enter the U.S. under TN visa status no longer will receive a paper I-94 record. Instead, they will receive a stamp in their passport reflecting their TN status and…
  • Oct 14

    Doctor Faces Criminal Charges for TN Visa Fraud

    Doctor Faces Criminal Charges for TN Visa Fraud
    Unlike under the H-1B visa, Physicians working in the U.S. under TN visa status may only fill teaching or research positions. They cannot provide direct patient care. A Florida doctor is being charged criminally with visa…
Rank this Week: 159

US Immigration Blog

US Immigration Blog

Covers recent developments in the immigration field. By Peter Messersmith.

http://blog.messersmithlaw.com
  • Jan 25

    Trump Visa – Trump Green Card

    Trump Visa – Trump Green Card
    President Trump has been in office for less than one week yet he has already followed through with many of his campaign promises that relate to immigration such as building a wall along our southern border with Mexico and temporarily halting…
  • Oct 16

    INA 212(a)(6)(C)(ii) False Claim to US Citizenship

    INA 212(a)(6)(C)(ii) False Claim to US Citizenship
    Inadmissibility Series I: INA 212(a)(6)(C)(ii) False Claim to US Citizenship Inadmissibility Series INA 212– Part IV 212(a)(6)(C)(ii) False Claim to US Citizenship Section 212 of the Immigration and Nationality Act of 1952 lists a…
  • Oct 16

    INA 212(a)(6)(E) Smuggler

    INA 212(a)(6)(E) Smuggler
    Inadmissibility Series I: INA 212(a)(6)(E) Smugglers Inadmissibility Series INA 212– Part II 212(a)(6)(E) Section 212 of the Immigration and Nationality Act of 1952 lists a series of classes of foreign nationals who are inadmissible to…
Rank this Week: 212

Immigration Legal Blog

Immigration Legal Blog

Covers immigration law especially employment and family based immigration issues. By Shah Peerally Law Group PC.

http://immigrationlegalblog.com/
  • Dec 14

    Immigration Policy in the Trump Administration

    Immigration Policy in the Trump Administration
    Immigration Policy in the Trump Administration The Center for Immigration Studies’ Jessica Vaughan and the American Immigration Lawyers Association’s William Stock talked about President-elect Trump’s immigration policy,…
  • Dec 6

    5 Things California Should Do To protect its Immigrant population.

    5 Things California Should Do To protect its Immigrant population.
    According to Fortune.com “California has more than 2.7 million undocumented immigrants—about 7% of its population. Lawmakers in Democrat-controlled California are already laying the groundwork to fight President-elect Donald…
  • Dec 3

    Top 5 Reasons to Quickly file for your citizenship.

    Top 5 Reasons to Quickly file for your citizenship.
    With the immigrants’ fear soaring after the U.S elections, we are recommending to people who are eligible to file for their U.S citizenship to actually move forward with their applications. The five reasons stated below are just few of…
Rank this Week: 221

Puryear Law Blog

Puryear Law Blog

Covers criminal defense, family law, divorce, juvenile law, business law, discrimination, personal injury, and related matters in the states of Illinois and Iowa.

http://www.puryearlaw.com/blog/
  • Jan 30

    Federal Stolen Motor Vehicle and Chop Shop Charge

    Federal Stolen Motor Vehicle and Chop Shop Charge
    Trafficking in certain motor vehicles or motor vehicle parts, or operating a chop shop, is a Federal offense under 18 U.S.C. § 2321 and 18 U.S.C. § 2322, respectively: 18 U.S.C. § 2321 provides as follows: (a) Whoever buys,…
  • Jan 29

    Who is a “Caretaker” of a Child According to Iowa DHS

    Who is a “Caretaker” of a Child According to Iowa DHS
    Under Iowa law, for a person to be accused of being a perpetrator of child abuse must be a person responsible for the care of a child. A person responsible for the care of a child is defined in Iowa Code 232.68 as follows: a. Parent,…
  • Jan 29

    Supreme Court Rules Juveniles Serving Life Sentences Have Right to Have Their Sentences Reviewed

    Supreme Court Rules Juveniles Serving Life Sentences Have Right to Have Their Sentences Reviewed
    Those convicted of crimes committed as a juvenile who are serving life sentences have the right to seek a review and reduction of those sentences, under a United States Supreme Court ruling that was issued on January 25, 2016. In Montgomery…
Rank this Week: 232

H1B Visa Lawyer Blog

H1B Visa Lawyer Blog

Covers H-1B visas, petitions, audits and caps. By the MVP Law Group.

http://www.h1bvisalawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 24

    Updated Service Center Processing Times (12/31/16) *Using New Specific Date Format

    Updated Service Center Processing Times (12/31/16) *Using New Specific Date Format
    Processing Time reports for all of the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service (USCIS) Service Centers were released on 1/25/17 with processing dates as of 11/30/16. If you filed a petition with one of the Service Centers, please review the…
  • Feb 23

    BALCA on Travel Requirements and Multi-Position Notices of Filing

    BALCA on Travel Requirements and Multi-Position Notices of Filing
    The Board of Alien Labor Certification Appeals (BALCA) recently affirmed the decision of a Certifying Officer (CO) to deny labor certification for several “Software Engineer” positions. Upon evaluating an Employer’s…
  • Feb 22

    H-2B Cap Count UPDATE (end 1st half) – 2/9/17

    H-2B Cap Count UPDATE (end 1st half) – 2/9/17
    The H-2B non-agricultural temporary worker program allows U.S. employers to bring foreign nationals to the United States to fill temporary non-agricultural jobs. There is a cap limit of 33,000 for the first half of the fiscal year and 33,000…
Rank this Week: 510

US Immigration Law Blog

US Immigration Law Blog

Covers immigration news. By Ashwin Sharma.

http://ashwinsharma.com
Rank this Week: 396

www.immi-usa.com

www.immi-usa.com

Covers immigration topics in the United States.By SGM Law Firm.

http://www.immi-usa.com/immigration-news/
  • Feb 23

    EB-2 vs EB-3 | Requirements, Processing Time and Priority Date

    EB-2 vs EB-3 | Requirements, Processing Time and Priority Date
     EB-2 and EB-3 are two types of “Employment-Based” green card categories. The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) grants these visas to foreign nationals depending on their degrees, professional skills,…
  • Feb 21

    Can an H1B Holder Start A Business?

    Can an H1B Holder Start A Business?
    Because the H-1B visa is in such high demand due to its versatility and dual intent, the USCIS has placed strict rules concerning the nature of a visa applicant’s work. While it’s common knowledge that a foreign professional needs…
  • Feb 16

    H1B Visa Request for Evidence (RFE) | SGM Law Group Success Story

    H1B Visa Request for Evidence (RFE) | SGM Law Group Success Story
    Two weeks. That was how much time one consulting company had left when they came to us with a very puzzling H-1B request for evidence concerning one of their employees. In the world of immigration law, two weeks is hardly … Continue…
Rank this Week: 471

Florida Business Lawyers Blog

Florida Business Lawyers Blog

Covers business, immigration and real estate law. By Stok Folk + Kon, P.A.

http://www.floridabusinesslawyersblog.com/
Rank this Week: 388

Watson Immigration Law Blog

Watson Immigration Law Blog

Covers US immigration and naturalization law. By Tahmina Watson.

http://watsonimmigration.wordpress.com
  • Nov 17

    Breaking News: Final EAD rules out!

    Breaking News: Final EAD rules out!
    ​The long awaited rules on I-140 EAD rules are finally out.  The rule will be effective from January 17, 2017. I am travelling at the moment so well write detailed thoughts next week. But feel free to send questions to me as you…
  • Sep 22

    We have moved!

    We have moved!
    We have found a new home and would love for you to continue following us! To subscribe to our new blog, please head over to http://immigrationlawyersinseattle.com/follow-us/ and fill out the subscription form.
  • Apr 19

    On Today’s “Immigration with Tahmina” radio show – we talk Citizenship Day!!

    On Today’s “Immigration with Tahmina” radio show – we talk Citizenship Day!!
    We are honored to have announce today’s guest Mallori Thompson, Program Associate of Washington New Americans, One America! Mallori will talk about the upcoming Citizenship Day program to be held on April 23rd. This invaluable service…
Rank this Week: 390

AmeriTrust Law Group LLC Legal…

AmeriTrust Law Group LLC Legal Blog

Covers bankruptcy, foreclosure, civil litigation, personal injury, and immigration news.

http://www.ameritrustlawgroup.com/legal-blog/
  • May 26

    Former NFL Players Sue NFL for Over-Prescribing Painkiller

    Former NFL Players Sue NFL for Over-Prescribing Painkiller
    The NFL is facing a lawsuit from former NFL players who claim all 32 teams illegally obtained painkillers and pushed them to players to keep them playing through injuries. The lawsuit claims the painkillers were prescribed without any regard…
  • May 18

    Turner Grain Bankruptcy Moves into Chapter 7 Liquidation

    Turner Grain Bankruptcy Moves into Chapter 7 Liquidation
    The contentious bankruptcy of Turner Grain Merchandising Inc. of Brinkley took an important turn on Thursday May 14, 2015 when a federal bankruptcy judge agreed to convert the company’s Chapter 11 bankruptcy into Chapter 7 liquidation.…
  • May 12

    American Eagle Energy Filed Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

    American Eagle Energy Filed Chapter 11 Bankruptcy
    American Eagle Energy filed chapter 11 bankruptcy after falling crude oil prices hurt the Colorado-based company. American Eagle Energy purchases and develops oil across oil fields in Montana and North Dakota. The company missed an interest…
Rank this Week: 398

Third Circuit Immigration Blog

Third Circuit Immigration Blog

Focuses on immigration issues decided by the Third Circuit Court of Appeals or within the Third Circuit.

http://3dcir.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 559

Immigration Law Blog

Immigration Law Blog

Covers immigration law issues, including green cards and visas. By The Ranchod Law Group.

http://www.ranchodlaw.com/blog/
  • Feb 24

    I-601A Waiver Approvals » Mexican Client Entered Illegally and is in the U.S. Illegally

    I-601A Waiver Approvals » Mexican Client Entered Illegally and is in the U.S. Illegally
    I-601A Waiver was Filed on August 31, 2016 Approved: January 27, 2017 The Facts Client was brought into the U.S. illegally from Mexico He was a small child He is married to a U.S. citizen How we Built and Won the Case In order to prove…
  • Feb 10

    9th Circuit Ct. of Appeals Refuses to Reinstate Trump’s Travel Ban

    9th Circuit Ct. of Appeals Refuses to Reinstate Trump’s Travel Ban
    Dear Friends, Today is a historic moment. The 9th Circuit Ct. of Appeals, the first Appellate court to make a ruling on Trump’s Travel Ban, refuses to reinstate Trump’s Travel Ban. Read about the ruling here. The Travel Ban has…
  • Feb 2

    Karim Sulayman – I trust you

    Karim Sulayman – I trust you
    We are here for each other Karim Sulayman – I trust you from Meredith Kaufman Younger on Vimeo.
Rank this Week: 883

Chicago Immigration Lawyer Blog

Chicago Immigration Lawyer Blog

Covers immigration law and visas. By Kalita Law Group, P.C.

http://www.chicagoimmigrationlawyer-blog.com/
  • Feb 23

    Immigration Deportation Priorities Memo

    Immigration Deportation Priorities Memo
    On January 25th, President Trump signed and executive order “Enhancing Pubic Safety in the Interior of the United States.”  Early this week, Department of Homeland Security Director John Kelly issued a memo further defining…
  • Feb 16

    Reports of Amped Up Immigration Raids and Roundup.

    Reports of Amped Up Immigration Raids and Roundup.
    The New York Times, CNN, Chicago Tribune and other news outlets are reporting an apparent “ramping up” of ICE enforcement actions.  Federal officials confirmed more than 600 people across 11 states were detained in the past…
  • Feb 8

    More on Trump’s Executive Order For Enforcement of Immigration Laws (Removal and Deportation)

    More on Trump’s Executive Order For Enforcement of Immigration Laws (Removal and Deportation)
    A headline story in this week’s Sunday Chicago Tribune announced that up to 8 million people could be deported as a result of Trump’s Executive Order “Enhancing Public Safety in the Interior of the United States.”…
Rank this Week: 1147

Global Immigration Blog

Global Immigration Blog

Covers US immigration law and employment-based visa news. By Jackson Lewis.

http://www.globalimmigrationblog.com
  • Feb 22

    H-1B Season Has Started!

    H-1B Season Has Started!
    Petitions for new H-1B visas are eligible to be filed on April 1, 2017, for federal FY 2018 beginning October 1, 2017. There are a limited number of new H-1B visas each year (65,000 and an additional 20,000 for foreign nationals with a U.S.…
  • Feb 22

    Legislative and Other Challenges to Immigration Executive Order

    Legislative and Other Challenges to Immigration Executive Order
    Following recent ICE arrests of 680 individuals in the Los Angeles, Chicago, Atlanta, San Antonio, and New York City areas, Senators Catherine Cortez Masto (D-Nev.), Richard Durbin (D-Ill.), and Tammy Duckworth (D-Ill.) introduced a bill to…
  • Feb 17

    R. Alexander Acosta Picked to Head Department of Labor

    R. Alexander Acosta Picked to Head Department of Labor
    President Donald Trump has nominated R. Alexander Acosta to be Secretary of Labor. His nomination comes one day after Andrew Puzder, Trump’s first pick to lead the Department of Labor, withdrew his nomination. Please see the full blog.…
Rank this Week: 1140

Immigration Law Blog

Immigration Law Blog

Covers immigration law and legislative reform. By the Law Office of Ruby L. Powers.

http://www.rubypowerslaw.com/category/immigration-law/
  • Feb 20

    The 9th Circuit’s Ruling Denies Stay on Trump’ Travel Ban and the Department of Homeland Security Memorandums—what this Means for Immigrant

    The 9th Circuit’s Ruling Denies Stay on Trump’ Travel Ban and the Department of Homeland Security Memorandums—what this Means for Immigrant
    The 9th Circuit’s Ruling Denies Stay on Trump’ Travel Ban and the Department of Homeland Security Memorandums—what this Means for Immigrants By: Texas Board Certified Immigration Attorney, Ruby L. Powers  February 20,…
  • Feb 20

    H-1B Cap Season is Getting Closer

    H-1B Cap Season is Getting Closer
    H-1B Cap Season is Getting Closer By: Texas Board Certified Immigration Attorney, Ruby L. Powers February 17, 2017   The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will begin accepting H-1B petitions on April 1, 2017. The…
  • Feb 8

    Texas Rep List to call aboutSB4

    Texas Rep List to call aboutSB4
    The Texas Senate gave preliminary approval to an amended version of SB4 (often referred to as “sanctuary cities” bill.) tonight (2/7/2017). We fully expect that this bill will be voted out of the Senate upon final reading on…
Rank this Week: 1190

Austin Immigration Lawyer Blog

Austin Immigration Lawyer Blog

Covers immigration news and family-based immigration law. By Lyttle Law Firm, PLLC.

http://www.austinimmigrationlawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 832

Texas Immigration Lawyer Blog

Texas Immigration Lawyer Blog

Provides news and opinions on immigration law and policy. By Susan I. Nelson.

http://www.centeximmigration.com/
  • Feb 14

    ICE Enforcement Activity in Waco, Texa

    ICE Enforcement Activity in Waco, Texa
    I am hearing from family members of immigrants picked up by ICE at meetings with their probation officers in Waco. If you are undocumented, don't miss your meeting with probation, but be ready with documents to show your connections to the…
  • Feb 7

    Immigration law and the border

    Immigration law and the border
    Denise Gilman on why people don't just "get in line" from The Daily Texan article by Lisa Dreher Denise Gilman is the director of the UT Immigration Clinic, which provides legal assistance to low-income immigrant families. Gilman…
  • Jan 26

    Understanding the Dangerous Implications of President Trump’s Immigration Executive Order

    Understanding the Dangerous Implications of President Trump’s Immigration Executive Order
    From the American Immigration Council by Walter Ewing On January 25, President Trump signed a pair of immigration-related executive orders, one dealing with border security and the other with immigration enforcement in the interior of the…
Rank this Week: 834

Immigration Blog

Immigration Blog

Covers US immigration laws and policies. By Maged & Rost.

http://blog.immigrantconnect.com
  • Feb 11

    EXECUTIVE ORDER ON VISAS

    EXECUTIVE ORDER ON VISAS
    We are currently in an environment where there are continuous changes to the US immigration landscape.  From an Executive Order issued without warning or much coordination between affected agencies to legal challenges around the country.…
  • Feb 11

    VISA BULLETIN FOR MARCH 2017

    VISA BULLETIN FOR MARCH 2017
    The Visa Bulletin for March 2017 is now available. Please visit our firm’’s websites at www.immigrantconnect.comand www.americaninvestorvisa.com.
  • Feb 11

    VISA BULLETIN FOR FEBRUARY 2017

    VISA BULLETIN FOR FEBRUARY 2017
    The Visa Bulletin for February 2017 is now available. Please visit our firm’’s websites at www.immigrantconnect.com and www.americaninvestorvisa.com.
Rank this Week: 955

Montag Law blog

Montag Law blog

Covers current immigration legal issues. By Jonathan D. Montag.

http://www.montaglaw.com/blog
  • Jan 29

    It sure is difficult to represent someone detained in San Diego.

    It sure is difficult to represent someone detained in San Diego.
    On Friday afternoon, President Donald J. Trump issued an executive order barring citizens of Iraq, Iran, Somalia, Syria, and Yemen, who are not also United States citizens, from entering the United States, initially for 90 days. People…
  • Jan 2

    The USCIS fee increase inanity

    The USCIS fee increase inanity
    USCIS ushered out the old year and welcomed the new in some bizarre moves regarding fees and forms. At the end of October, USCIS announced that fees would go up on December 23, 2016.  The announcement indicated that the fee applied to…
  • Jan 2

    The USCIS fee increase inanity

    The USCIS fee increase inanity
    USCIS ushered out the old year and welcomed the new in some bizarre moves regarding fees and forms. At the end of October, USCIS announced that fees would go up on December 23, 2016.  The announcement indicated that the fee applied to…
Rank this Week: 1154

Canadian Toronto Immigration…

Canadian Toronto Immigration Lawyer Blog

Covers Canadian immigration law from a Toronto perspective. By Max Chaudhary.

http://chaudharylaw.com/blog
  • Dec 22

    Citizenship and Immigration Canada’s update’s its Sponsorship of Parents and Grandparents for 2017

    Citizenship and Immigration Canada’s update’s its Sponsorship of Parents and Grandparents for 2017
    Citizenship and Immigration Canada’s update’s its Sponsorship of Parents and Grandparents for 2017 As the new year is approaching, Citizenship and Immigration Canada announced on December 14, 2016: “The Government is…
  • Dec 14

    Removal Orders in the Canadian Immigration Law Context

    Removal Orders in the Canadian Immigration Law Context
    Removal Orders in the Canadian Immigration Law Context Definitions and overview A foreign National and a permanent Resident can be determined to be inadmissible on several grounds including staying in Canada beyond their authorized period of…
  • Dec 6

    Letter of Invitation for a visitor visa in the Canadian Immigration context

    Letter of Invitation for a visitor visa in the Canadian Immigration context
    Letter of Invitation for a visitor visa in the Canadian Immigration context Usually a letter of invitation will be required in order to satisfy the Immigration Officer that the foreign national (someone who isn’t a Permanent Resident or…
Rank this Week: 989

ImmigRantings

ImmigRantings

Comments on immigration law. By Slowik & Robinson LLC.

http://www.immigrantings.com/
  • Dec 9

    Is Trump Softening on Immigration Issues?

    Is Trump Softening on Immigration Issues?
    President Elect Mr. Donald Trump made unauthorized immigration a huge part of his campaign.  Mr. Trump loudly and proudly ran on the issue of increasing deportations and building a wall between our country and Mexico.  However, it…
  • Dec 9

    Is Trump Softening on Immigration Issues?

    Is Trump Softening on Immigration Issues?
    President Elect Mr. Donald Trump made unauthorized immigration a huge part of his campaign.  Mr. Trump loudly and proudly ran on the issue of increasing deportations and building a wall between our country and Mexico.  However, it…
  • Dec 1

    What the Election Means for Immigration

    What the Election Means for Immigration
    As everyone in the world learned on Wednesday, Mr. Donald Trump has been elected the next President of the United States.  In the next two months, President Obama will be transitioning power to the President-Elect, culminating with Mr.…
Rank this Week: 867

Freed Marcroft Blog

Freed Marcroft Blog

Covers Connecticut estate planning, family, real estate, litigation, business and non-profit planning, and LGBT immigration law.

http://freedmarcroft.com/category/blog/
  • Sep 18

    May It Be Infinite While It Last

    May It Be Infinite While It Last
    Kristen and I spent a weekend last winter obsessed with figuring out our ancestry.  A family rumor on my side of Scandinavian roots was defeated and instead we learned that my Dad is a descendant of King Edward I (a bad, bad, bad man…
  • Sep 6

    Divorce and Brick Dust

    Divorce and Brick Dust
    The plan yesterday was to have a new sign installed in Freed Marcroft’s reception area.  Our intrepid signmaker friends spent the holiday weekend trying to get the sign itself finished for us, and yesterday evening — on…
  • Aug 31

    Back to School, Taylor Swift, and New Beginning

    Back to School, Taylor Swift, and New Beginning
    This morning our nieces headed off to first (how?) and fifth (basically impossible!) grades.  Thanks to Carla, Felicia, and Jackie, Freed Marcroft now has a kindergartener, a first grader, a second grader, an eighth grader, and…
Rank this Week: 1188

Labor Immigration Law

Labor Immigration Law

Features United States labor immigration law news and analysis. By the Capitol Immigration Law Group LLC.

http://www.laborimmigration.com
Rank this Week: 981

PanCanadian Immigration Law Group

PanCanadian Immigration Law Group

Covers the process of immigrating to Canada.

http://immigrationcanada.pro/blog/
  • May 10

    Express Entry basic

    Express Entry basic
    The Economic Class programs are no longer ‘first come first serve.’  CIC has created a new process, ‘Express Entry’, to manage the applications for Federal Skilled Worker Class, Canadian Experience Class and the…
  • Apr 6

    Emailing with CIC: Who is responsible for lost or failed email messages?

    Emailing with CIC: Who is responsible for lost or failed email messages?
    If you provide an email address in your application form, you are allowing CIC to communicate with you by email. Generally speaking email is a great thing for any immigration application.  Email is instant, and letters from CIC can take…
  • Mar 30

    Facing removal from Canada? Here are some option

    Facing removal from Canada? Here are some option
    If you are facing removal from Canada, all is not lost.  CIC will likely notify you about a process where you can remain in Canada. PRRA (or Pre-Removal Risk Assessment) is a process available to those facing removal from Canada. …
Rank this Week: 642

Immigration Law Blog

Immigration Law Blog

By Beach-Oswald Immigration Law Associates, PC.

http://lawblog.boilapc.com/
Rank this Week: 978

Olivie Law Blog

Olivie Law Blog

Covers immigration legal issues, general human rights, refugee rights and immigrant rights. By André Olivie.

http://olivielaw.wordpress.com
  • Jun 19

    Obama’s New Immigration Law

    Obama’s New Immigration Law
    Great News for some young undocumented immigrants. President Obama as implemented a new policy they are calling deferred action that will allow certain undocumented immigrants between the ages of 16 and 30 who have been in the country for…
  • Jun 19

    Obama’s New Immigration Law

    Obama’s New Immigration Law
    Great News for some young undocumented immigrants. President Obama as implemented a new policy they are calling deferred action that will allow certain undocumented immigrants between the ages of 16 and 30 who have been in the…
  • Apr 3

    New Website

    New Website
    The Law Office of Andre Olivie has a new website and blog. Please find it at to www.olivielaw.com Andre Olivie, Immigration Attorney
Rank this Week: 953

Articles on Immigration -…

Articles on Immigration - International Child Advocacy - Human Rights

By Ama Appiah.

http://lawofficeofamanappiah.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 19

    Americans Abroad Giving Up Citizenship Because of Tax Requirement

    Americans Abroad Giving Up Citizenship Because of Tax Requirement
    According to the article below, more and more ex patriated Americans are giving up their citizenship because of the tax requirements imposed on them by U.S. tax laws.  Although the number giving up their citizenship is not astounding,…
  • Apr 19

    Americans Abroad Giving Up Citizenship Because of Tax Requirement

    Americans Abroad Giving Up Citizenship Because of Tax Requirement
    According to the article below, more and more ex patriated Americans are giving up their citizenship because of the tax requirements imposed on them by U.S. tax laws.  Although the number giving up their citizenship is not astounding, the…
  • Apr 18

    Human Rights Violations Continue in Bahrain

    Human Rights Violations Continue in Bahrain
    Despite previous reports of reform in Bahrain, the following article reports that human rights violations continue to occur against anti-government protestors and detainees.  Read the full story…
Rank this Week: 1115

Sarmiento Immigration Law Firm…

Sarmiento Immigration Law Firm Blog

Covers immigration law.

http://www.sarmientoimmigration.com/
Rank this Week: 3146

Immigration Attorney Blog

Immigration Attorney Blog

By Brian D. Lerner.

http://brian-d-lerner-blog.com/
  • Feb 23

    New DHS memo on Exercise of Prosecutorial Discretion

    New DHS memo on Exercise of Prosecutorial Discretion
    As with the other parts of the memo, it is wide open, vague and ambiguous. States officers can arrest and detain if ‘probable cause’, but there is no definition as to how it defines this term and under what conditions. No more…
  • Feb 23

    More on new Memo by DHS on priorities to remove

    More on new Memo by DHS on priorities to remove
    The DHS memo seems to now want to greatly expand expedited removal of foreign nationals. The memo goes on to State that local and State enforcement officers need to enforce U.S. Immigration Laws There will certainly be a wide variety of…
  • Feb 23

    New DHS Memo on Enforcement of Immigration Law

    New DHS Memo on Enforcement of Immigration Law
    All prior enforcement memos are rescinded except those dealing with issues when children were brought to the U.s. No longer are certain foreign nationals  exempted from enforcement.  The memo seems to now prioritize removability…
Rank this Week: 3135

Altro & Associates Blog

Altro & Associates Blog

Covers Canadian immigration news and laws.

http://www.altrolevy.com/category/all/
  • Feb 23

    What is a US Situs Asset?

    What is a US Situs Asset?
    Canadians who own US situs assets are subject to US estate tax. The concern? The definition of “US situs assets” is broader than many Canadians realize. The post What is a US Situs Asset? appeared first on Altro Levy LLP.
  • Feb 23

    Pretext or Profiling?

    Pretext or Profiling?
    The Genesis of the 7 Countries Victimized by President Trump’s Executive Order. The post Pretext or Profiling? appeared first on Altro Levy LLP.
  • Feb 16

    Trump’s US estate tax promise & leaving assets to an American

    Trump’s US estate tax promise & leaving assets to an American
    Will Trump make good on his promise to repeal US estate tax? How do these anticipated changes affect Canadians leaving assets to kids living in the US? The post Trump’s US estate tax promise & leaving assets to an American appeared…
Rank this Week: 4660

UpCounsel Blog

UpCounsel Blog

About making your business leaner, faster and smarter.

https://www.upcounsel.com/blog
  • Feb 23

    5 Steps to Becoming a Kickass Bo

    5 Steps to Becoming a Kickass Bo
    Being a good boss isn’t easy, but it's made easier when you follow Candor, Inc.'s five concrete tips that will help you be both well-liked and competent.
  • Feb 21

    The Critical Trio of Sales Contract Provision

    The Critical Trio of Sales Contract Provision
    UpCounsel attorney Eric Kirkland details three simple steps you can take as a seller to ensure that your sales contract contains the right provisions as well as practical contract mechanics.
  • Feb 16

    What are the Common Terms in a Software Partnership Contract?

    What are the Common Terms in a Software Partnership Contract?
    Software partnership agreements require articulate and precise language in order to be effective. Read on for examples of the common terms in a software partnership agreement and their corresponding clauses.
Rank this Week: 2510

Immigration Lawyer Blog

Immigration Lawyer Blog

Covers immigration law. By Hartzman Law Firm.

http://www.immigrationlawyerblog.net/
  • Feb 23

    DHS Secretary Issues Memoranda Targeting Foreign National

    DHS Secretary Issues Memoranda Targeting Foreign National
    On February 20, 2017, U.S. Department of Homeland Security Secretary, John Kelly, issued two memoranda dramatically changing how DHS treats foreign nationals illegally in the United States. Touching on numerous immigration issues, the…
  • Dec 21

    What does President Elect Trump’s Secretary of Homeland Security nominee mean for immigration?

    What does President Elect Trump’s Secretary of Homeland Security nominee mean for immigration?
    On December 12, 2016, President Elect Donald Trump, officially nominated retired Marine Corps General John Kelly to be the next Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security. If confirmed by the United States Senate, Gen. Kelly will become…
  • Oct 28

    U.S. Department of Homeland Security Announces Extension of Temporary Protected Status for Nepal

    U.S. Department of Homeland Security Announces Extension of Temporary Protected Status for Nepal
    On October, 26, 2016, U.S. Department of Homeland Security Secretary, Jeh Johnson, announced the extension of Temporary Protected Status (“TPS”) for certain Nepalese nationals in the United States through June 24, 2018. Prior to…
Rank this Week: 1468

Chicago Immigration Lawyer Blog

Chicago Immigration Lawyer Blog

Covers immigration law. By Zneimer & Zneimer, P.C.

http://www.theusimmigrationlawyer.com/
Rank this Week: 2803

Florida Immigration Lawyer Blog

Florida Immigration Lawyer Blog

Covers immigration and personal injury law. By the Law Office of Shorstein, Lasnetski & Gihon.

http://www.floridaimmigrationlawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 4463

The HMA Law Firm Blawg

The HMA Law Firm Blawg

Covers immigration and criminal law. By Hassan M. Ahmad.

http://www.hmalegal.com/blawg.html
  • Feb 21

    How to Disenfranchise

    How to Disenfranchise
    If you've read about Daniel Ramirez-Medina, the DACA recipient still detained by ICE, you've seen how ICE has called him a known gang member, or KGM. (Even more troubling are allegations by his lawyers that ICE tampered with his statement to…
  • Jan 31

    Protect Due Proce

    Protect Due Proce
    The chaos from the Muslim ban continues to tear at the fabric of our country. It's but one page in a playbook, but I'm quite content to focus on it because I believe victories gained here will pay forward to other battles against the…
  • Jan 25

    Trump's Executive Orders on Immigration: Broken Down

    Trump's Executive Orders on Immigration: Broken Down
    On January 25, 2017 President Trump announced two executive orders on immigration, largely in line with the hardline stance he embraced during his campaign.The first executive order is called "Protecting the Nation From Terrorist Attacks By…
Rank this Week: 5076

Nation of Immigrators

Nation of Immigrators

Covers public policy issues with the American immigration system. By Angelo A. Paparelli.

http://www.nationofimmigrators.com
  • Feb 20

    Soothsayings on Changes to the EB-5 Immigrant Investment Program

    Soothsayings on Changes to the EB-5 Immigrant Investment Program
    “It’s tough to make predictions, especially about the future.” ~ Yogi Berra The talk of the nation – at least that segment interested in U.S. green card benefits available to foreign investors – is about the…
  • Dec 23

    Looking Back — Not Much Immigration Solace from Obama

    Looking Back — Not Much Immigration Solace from Obama
    As the Obama presidency nears its twilight, let me tell you about our leader’s eight-year, largely-disappointing record on immigration. But first a bias alert:  I voted for the President twice; I like and respect him; and I marvel…
  • Oct 14

    Beware the Justice Department’s Stealthy Grab for Enhanced Power to Enforce Immigration Discrimination Rule

    Beware the Justice Department’s Stealthy Grab for Enhanced Power to Enforce Immigration Discrimination Rule
    [Blogger’s Note: Today is the last day to submit comments to the Justice Department on its proposed rule which would modify its immigration-related antidiscrimination regulations, which are enforced by the Office of…
Rank this Week: 3969

Immigration Lawyer Blog

Immigration Lawyer Blog

Covers immigration news and laws. By Jacob J. Sapochnick.

http://www.immigrationlawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 20

    Staff Profile: Senior Case Manager Inese Grate

    Staff Profile: Senior Case Manager Inese Grate
    It is our pleasure to introduce our readers to our senior case manager, Inese Grate, one of the original members of the Law Offices of Jacob J. Sapochnick. Ms. Grate joined our firm when there were merely 2 employees working at the office. In…
  • Feb 13

    Immigration State of Affairs Facebook Live Stream with Attorney Jacob Sapochnick and Laurel Scott

    Immigration State of Affairs Facebook Live Stream with Attorney Jacob Sapochnick and Laurel Scott
    In this Facebook live stream, immigration attorneys Jacob J. Sapochnick and Laurel Scott discuss the impact of the President’s Executive Orders, the Ninth Circuit’s refusal to reinstate the travel and refugee ban, and what the…
  • Feb 6

    Federal Judge Issues Temporary Restraining Order Halting the President’s Travel & Refugee Ban

    Federal Judge Issues Temporary Restraining Order Halting the President’s Travel & Refugee Ban
    In this Facebook live stream, attorney Jacob J. Sapochnick discusses the legal significance of the Temporary Restraining Order (“TRO”) issued Friday, February 3, 2017, by a federal judge from the Western District of Washington.…
Rank this Week: 5117

Forced Migration Current Awareness…

Forced Migration Current Awareness Blog

Highlights web research and information relatd to refugees, IDPs and forced migration. By Elisa Mason.

http://fm-cab.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 18

    Admin: Winter Break

    Admin: Winter Break
    This blog is taking a little break; posts will resume in a week or so.
  • Feb 18

    Thematic Focus: Law/Policy Item

    Thematic Focus: Law/Policy Item
    AALS Immigration Podcasts (ImmigrationProf Blog, Feb. 2017) [access]- Follow the link to access five podcasts from the 111th Annual Meeting of the AALS, San Francisco, 3-7 Jan. 2017. For more info., here is the programme.Amicus Curiae of the…
  • Feb 18

    Regional Focus: Afghanistan

    Regional Focus: Afghanistan
    Afghan Exodus: Afghan Asylum Seekers in Europe (Afghanistan Analysts Network, Feb. 2017)- Three-part series: 1) The Changing Situation; 2) The North-South Divide; 3) Case Study GermanyCooperation Agreement on Partnership and Development…
Rank this Week: 1526

New Jersey Lawyer News

New Jersey Lawyer News

Covers criminal and immigration law. By Lubiner, Schmidt & Palumbo, LLC.

http://www.newjerseylawyernews.com/
  • Feb 17

    For the First Time Under President Trump, A DACA Recipient Has Been Arrested and Detained

    For the First Time Under President Trump, A DACA Recipient Has Been Arrested and Detained
    Last Friday, February 10, for the first time under President Trump, an individual covered by the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program (“DACA”) was taken into custody. Daniel Ramirez Medina, a 23-year-old with no criminal…
  • Feb 17

    For the First Time Under President Trump, A DACA Recipient Has Been Arrested and Detained

    For the First Time Under President Trump, A DACA Recipient Has Been Arrested and Detained
    Last Friday, February 10, for the first time under President Trump, an individual covered by the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program (“DACA”) was taken into custody. Daniel Ramirez Medina, a 23-year-old with no criminal…
  • Feb 15

    Arrested in Sephora for Shoplifting; When is a Free Sample Not Free?

    Arrested in Sephora for Shoplifting; When is a Free Sample Not Free?
    Shoplifting under N.J.S.A. 2C:20-11 of the New Jersey Criminal code is one of the most common crimes committed in the state of New Jersey, and can often times be accused over mistake of fact or misunderstanding between vendor and customer.…
Rank this Week: 2040

Hunton Immigration and Nationality…

Hunton Immigration and Nationality Law Blog

Provides information on US immigration law for employers and employees. By Hunton & Williams.

http://www.huntonimmigrationlawblog.com/
  • Feb 16

    Fiscal Year 2018 H-1B Cap Filing Window Rapidly Approaching

    Fiscal Year 2018 H-1B Cap Filing Window Rapidly Approaching
    We are now less than two months away from the 2017 H-1B cap season. On April 3, 2017, the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (“USCIS”) will begin accepting H-1B petitions for fiscal year 2018 (October 1, 2017,…
  • Feb 15

    USCIS Releases updated Handbook for Employer

    USCIS Releases updated Handbook for Employer
    The USCIS released its updated Handbook for Employers, which is available as a free download below. The Handbook is a great resource for human resources personnel involved in the I-9 identity/work eligibility/reverification process. Part…
  • Feb 10

    March 2017 Visa Bulletin—Updates and Projections for Employment-Based Categorie

    March 2017 Visa Bulletin—Updates and Projections for Employment-Based Categorie
    Below is a summary of the March 2017 Visa Bulletin, including Final Action Dates and changes from the previous month for employment-based categories: China continues to move forward at a slow pace, and the EB-3 cut-off date (March 15, 2014)…
Rank this Week: 4956

Law Blog

Law Blog

A blog of legal issues and discussions. By Sean R. Hanover.

http://hanoverlawpc.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 12

    FLSA law suits - settlements that get approved

    FLSA law suits - settlements that get approved
    We recently handled an FLSA (Fair Labor Standards Act) lawsuit in the Eastern District of Virginia (VA Federal Court). After a bit of back and forth, we agreed on a settlement. I wanted to post a couple of pointers on how to handle FLSA…
  • Jan 26

    Asking for forgiveness from the IRS -- Form 843

    Asking for forgiveness from the IRS -- Form 843
    Source: http://politicalhumor.about.com/od/taxes/ss/tax-cartoons.htm#step4With tax season rolling around, we've received numerous questions regarding how to avoid paying penalties. Usually, we ask that clients come to us before the IRS…
  • Jan 14

    Cats Paw theory of EEO liability (employment discrimination)

    Cats Paw theory of EEO liability (employment discrimination)
    Source: Lean Business ClubI am in the middle of a case with the Department of Defense (DoD), and it's a rather interesting fact pattern that I thought I would share. In this instance, my client is alleging that a team lead, not his…
Rank this Week: 2914

New York Traffic Ticket Attorney…

New York Traffic Ticket Attorney Blog

Covers immigration and injury and accident law. By The Claro Law Firm.

http://www.newyorktrafficattorneys.net/
  • Feb 10

    Can A Police Officer Write A Ticket If He Did Not See The Incident?

    Can A Police Officer Write A Ticket If He Did Not See The Incident?
    It happens more often than you think. If it has not happened to you, you probably know someone who it has happened to: Monique works in Hastings-on-the-Hudson, New York. After a long day at work, she is driving home to Mt. Vernon, NY. Monique…
  • Jan 20

    Ways To Make A Traffic Ticket Go Away In New York State

    Ways To Make A Traffic Ticket Go Away In New York State
    Traffic tickets are unexpected and can be confusing, and like mosquitos, they can be annoying. They can blemish a clean driving record or be the nail in the coffin for a driver with points on his driver’s license. The looming question…
  • Jan 13

    A DUI/DWI Can Lead to Green Card Revocation and Deportation

    A DUI/DWI Can Lead to Green Card Revocation and Deportation
    Will a Yonkers, NY DWI affect my permanent residence in the United States? Will a misdemeanor charge out of Manhattan, NY affect my green card status? Many people lawful permanent resident or green card holder ask such questions. They wonder…
Rank this Week: 1636