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ImmigrationProf Blog

ImmigrationProf Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/immigration/
Rank this Week: 47

Global Immigration Blog

Global Immigration Blog

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

http://www.globalimmigrationblog.com
  • Aug 3

    More I-9 Confusion for Employers from Three-Year DACA Card Recall

    More I-9 Confusion for Employers from Three-Year DACA Card Recall
    President Barack Obama’s executive order expanding Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) eligibility and work authorization met a another roadblock when a federal District Court threatened to sanction the Secretary of Homeland…
  • Jul 27

    USCIS Issues Final Guidance on When to File an Amended or New H-1B Petition

    USCIS Issues Final Guidance on When to File an Amended or New H-1B Petition
    Following the decision of the Administrative Appeals Office (AAO) of USCIS, USCIS has issued a new Policy Memorandum to its employees outlining when an amended H-1B petition must be filed. On April 9, 2015, AAO clarified that an employer must…
  • Jul 21

    Customs and Border Protection to Begin Collecting Exit Data on Certain Foreign National

    Customs and Border Protection to Begin Collecting Exit Data on Certain Foreign National
    U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has announced that it will begin collecting biographic and biometric data from some foreign national travelers in a test program when they depart the United States at Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson…
Rank this Week: 3944

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/
  • Aug 3

    Obama’s Deportation Amnesty Keeping 80% of Foreign Nationals Safe

    Obama’s Deportation Amnesty Keeping 80% of Foreign Nationals Safe
    Executive orders passed down from President Obama will prevent an estimated 9.6 million undocumented immigrants from being deported, officials say. Migrants to the United States live in constant fear of their status being discovered, so this…
  • Jul 30

    Removal Proceedings and the Violence Against Women Act

    Removal Proceedings and the Violence Against Women Act
    Immigrants who are facing removal proceedings could attempt to dodge deportation by invoking certain rights. One way for removal proceedings to be held in abeyance would be for a petitioner to invoke the Violence Against Women Act. Under the…
  • Jul 27

    Petitioning for Permanent Legal Status through an I-30 Visa

    Petitioning for Permanent Legal Status through an I-30 Visa
    Undocumented immigrants residing in the United States face difficult prospects if they are unable to adjust their status into that of a permanent legal resident. Some immigrants resort to attain permanent legal status by filing an I-30 visa…
Rank this Week: 3263

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/
  • Aug 3

    Recent U.S. Supreme Court Decisions on Immigration

    Recent U.S. Supreme Court Decisions on Immigration
    Below is my summary of the recent U.S. Supreme Court decisions on Immigration. Please contact me if you have any questions or comments about the cases, my interpretations thereof or if you need my legal assistance. Recent Published U.S.…
  • Jul 30

    Recent Published Board of Immigration Appeals Decision

    Recent Published Board of Immigration Appeals Decision
    Below is my summary of the recent Board of Immigration Appeals decisions. Please contact me if you have any questions or comments about the cases, my interpretations thereof or if you need my legal assistance. Matter of Agour, 26 I&N…
  • Jul 1

    Requesting a Stay of Removal (I-246) from ICE under the Secretary Johnson’s November, 2014 Policy Memo.

    Requesting a Stay of Removal (I-246) from ICE under the Secretary Johnson’s November, 2014 Policy Memo.
    When a non-citizen has a final order of removal or deportation, many times ICE does not deport them immediately. Often, a non-citizen with a final order may report to ICE on an Order of Supervision (OSUP) for years without being removed. …
Rank this Week: 4508

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/
  • Aug 3

    MVP "Immigration Q & A Forum" - This Friday, August 7, 2015

    MVP "Immigration Q & A Forum" - This Friday, August 7, 2015
    We wanted to find a new way to engage our reader base. Every other Friday, we will post the ten (10) best/most frequently asked questions received during the week from our h1bvisalawyerblog, Facebook, and Twitter readers. We will answer those…
  • Jul 31

    Some DACA Recipients Who Received 3-Year Work Permits Must Return Them Immediately

    Some DACA Recipients Who Received 3-Year Work Permits Must Return Them Immediately
    In response to the injunction in Texas v. United States, USCIS is requiring approximately 2,000 individuals to whom 3-year Employment Authorization Documents (EAD) were issued after the February 16, 2015 injunction, to return their EADs to…
  • Jul 30

    Revised - Updated Service Center Processing Times (as of 5/31/15)

    Revised - Updated Service Center Processing Times (as of 5/31/15)
    Processing Time reports for all of the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service (USCIS) Service Centers were released on 7/27/15 with processing dates as of 5/31/15. If you filed a petition with one of the Service Centers, please review the…
Rank this Week: 1730

Sarmiento Immigration Law Firm…

Sarmiento Immigration Law Firm Blog

Covers immigration law.

http://www.sarmientoimmigration.com/
Rank this Week: 1355

Law Blog

Law Blog

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

http://hanoverlawpc.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 2

    How to beat a government setup!

    How to beat a government setup!
    I was asked a question about bows and felons, recently, and posted the question and answer in different blog article. However, I started thinking about the extent of what, if any weapon, a felon is permitted to own. I came across a very…
  • Aug 2

    General Questions about Family, bankruptcy, and criminal law.

    General Questions about Family, bankruptcy, and criminal law.
    I recently provided a variety of answers to various legal questions in VA and DC -- although these apply in concept to every state. I provide them here in my blog to help any others with similar concerns. QUESTION: My wife and I are…
  • Jul 31

    Post Immigration Court -- what happens if I lose?

    Post Immigration Court -- what happens if I lose?
    A colleague of mine asked for information on what happens after an adverse decision by the Immigration Court. The Judge ruled against her client, and she sought guidance on how to proceed. I just received word that my client's CAT and…
Rank this Week: 1270

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/
  • Aug 1

    Don’t Write Letters to the Judge

    Don’t Write Letters to the Judge
    Sometimes a person who is facing a serious criminal charge may feel afraid and compelled to do “something.”  All too often, that urge to do “something” can lead a person to take action that is quite harmful to…
  • Mar 29

    In the News: Puryear Law Supports Safe and Lawful Gun Ownership

    In the News: Puryear Law Supports Safe and Lawful Gun Ownership
    Since the year 2011, Puryear Law has offered employees a $50/month bonus if they choose to take the training to obtain their permit to carry, lawfully obtain that permit, and lawfully and safely carry at the firm’s office.…
  • Mar 16

    Dealing with DHS (in Iowa) and DCFS (in Illinois)

    Dealing with DHS (in Iowa) and DCFS (in Illinois)
    Each state has its own child protective services agency.  In Illinois, that agency is called the Department of Child and Family Services (DCFS).  In Iowa, it goes by the name Department of Human Services (DHS).  A person who…
Rank this Week: 939

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/
  • Aug 1

    New Book Title

    New Book Title
    Please visit my Pinterest page to learn about new books due out in August 2015. I've also added information about a few new titles to the June 2015 and New Legal Texts book boards.If you are not a member of Pinterest, these new titles are…
  • Jul 31

    Thematic Focus: Work/Economic Aspect

    Thematic Focus: Work/Economic Aspect
    Asylum Provision: A Review of Economic Theories, Discussion Paper, no. 692 (ANU Centre for Economic Policy Research, June 2015) [text]Baseline Assessment of Skills & Market Opportunities for Youth in Azraq Refugee Camp in Jordan: A…
  • Jul 31

    Thematic Focus: Mental Health

    Thematic Focus: Mental Health
    "Improving Access to Mental Health Services for Racialized Immigrants, Refugees, and Non-Status People Living with HIV/AIDS," Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved, vol. 26, no. 2 (May 2015) [full-text via SSRN]Nepal Earthquakes…
Rank this Week: 1132

U.S. and China Visa Law Blog

U.S. and China Visa Law Blog

Covers the visa, permanent residence and citizenship laws of the two countries. By Gary Chodorow.

http://lawandborder.com/
Rank this Week: 2703

Immigration Lawyer Blog

Immigration Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.immigrationlawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 31

    When Can I Apply for Citizenship if I am a Green Card Holder?

    When Can I Apply for Citizenship if I am a Green Card Holder?
    In this episode, attorney Jacob J. Sapochnick, discusses one of our most frequently asked questions: I am a green card holder, when can I apply for citizenship? Click below to hear more. The answer to this question is very important. If…
  • Jul 21

    Why is a Business Plan Important for an E-Visa?

    Why is a Business Plan Important for an E-Visa?
    In this episode, attorney Jacob J. Sapochnick, discusses one of our most frequently asked questions: What is the importance of Business Plans for E-visas and how can they improve an E-visa application? For further questions please call our…
  • Jul 17

    Will petty theft affect my application for a green card?

    Will petty theft affect my application for a green card?
    In this episode, attorney Jacob J. Sapochnick, discusses one of our most frequently asked questions: Can petty theft affect my application for a green card? Important points to consider: – Be truthful and disclose any crime on the…
Rank this Week: 1180

Canadian Toronto Immigration…

Canadian Toronto Immigration Lawyer Blog

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

http://chaudharylaw.com/blog
  • Jul 31

    Use of Representative form

    Use of Representative form
      The Use of Representative form, once completed and received by the immigration department allows a lawyer to interact with the immigration department on your behalf.  One key element is how to submit the use of representative…
  • Jul 24

    Clients Who Lie To Their Lawyer

    Clients Who Lie To Their Lawyer
    Dealing with an untruthful client can be frustrating. As a lawyer, you would put in many hours into your client`s case to ensure he or she will be successful. However, if the client, for any reason, is not disclosing correct information that…
  • Jul 6

    Refusal of a Visa: Debate or Go To Federal Court?

    Refusal of a Visa: Debate or Go To Federal Court?
    You’ve applied for a visa.  It may be for a study or work visa or for permanent residence.  It gets refused.  What do you do? If you’ve hired an immigration  consultant, they should advise you that you have an…
Rank this Week: 5073

Law Office of Michael West P.C.…

Law Office of Michael West P.C. Blog

Covers Georgia law.

http://lawofficeofmichaelwest.com/blog/
  • Jul 31

    Help! I Cannot Pay My Credit Cards!

    Help! I Cannot Pay My Credit Cards!
    If you are reading this post, it is likely that you are one of the hundreds of thousands of Americans who are struggling to pay their bills as the country continues to cope with the economic recession.  Because the recession has resulted…
  • Jul 19

    What is a Bankruptcy Retainer Agreement?

    What is a Bankruptcy Retainer Agreement?
    If you are reading this post, it is likely that you are thinking about filing for bankruptcy – and you are not alone.  Due to the recent economic crises, many Georgians have made the important to decision to file for bankruptcy in…
  • Jul 19

    Bankruptcy Mills and Why You Should Avoid Them

    Bankruptcy Mills and Why You Should Avoid Them
    If you or a loved one are considering filing for bankruptcy, you have likely spent a good deal of time Googling and otherwise searching the Internet for information on the bankruptcy process and for information on bankruptcy lawyers and law…
Rank this Week: 2244

Chicago Immigration Lawyer Blog

Chicago Immigration Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.chicagoimmigrationlawyer-blog.com/
  • Jul 30

    DHS Introduces Rule to Expand Provisional Waiver

    DHS Introduces Rule to Expand Provisional Waiver
    The Department of Homeland Security introduced a rule last week that would expand access to the I-601a waiver to all statutorily eligible individuals. Currently, DHS only allows immediate relatives of a United States citizen to apply for the…
  • Jul 22

    The Changing Dynamics of U.S. Immigration

    The Changing Dynamics of U.S. Immigration
    China and India have surpassed Mexico for the first time as the top sending countries of immigrants to the United States, according to research conducted by the U.S. Census Bureau. While the debate over immigration reform in the United States…
  • Jul 16

    What You May Have Missed About the President's Immigration Action

    What You May Have Missed About the President's Immigration Action
    When the President announced the executive actions he was taking on Immigration back in November, most of the focus was on the expansion of DACA and the creation of DAPA. What a lot of people missed was what the Department of Homeland…
Rank this Week: 1377

Marriage Visa Attorney Blog

Marriage Visa Attorney Blog

Covers immigration law. By The Law Offices of Jeffrey C. Pettys.

http://www.marriagevisaattorney.com/
  • Jul 30

    Defending the K1 Fiance Visa

    Defending the K1 Fiance Visa
    I’ve been assisting couples for many years who live in different countries and wish to get married. In most cases, the couple have met online, or through a friend or relative and wish to apply for a K1 Fiance Visa so they…
  • Jun 24

    Police Reports for K1 Fiance and Marriage Visa

    Police Reports for K1 Fiance and Marriage Visa
    Does my fiance or spouse need to get a Police Report to get a K1 Fiance or Marriage Visa? The answer is Yes. Every foreign fiancé or spouse who has applied for a K1 Fiance Visa or a Marriage Visa must apply for and obtain a police…
  • Jun 15

    Basic Skills of English Pronunciation Course

    Basic Skills of English Pronunciation Course
    Learning to understand English is an important step in the Immigration process. Most if not all immigration proceedings will include an interview of the foreign national and that interview will be conducted in English. Every applicant for a…
Rank this Week: 2233

Watson Immigration Law Blog

Watson Immigration Law Blog

Covers US immigration and naturalization law. By Tahmina Watson.

http://watsonimmigration.wordpress.com
  • Jul 30

    Tahmina interviewed by the American Immigration Lawyers Association about her book

    Tahmina interviewed by the American Immigration Lawyers Association about her book
    Thank you to the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) for inviting me for the AILA Interview of the Month (AIM). I am honored and grateful. I should have been a little clearer about what a Startup Visa is in the inteview,…
  • Jul 28

    Tahmina Speaks About Startup Visa Issues at Bitspiration Festival in Poland

    Tahmina Speaks About Startup Visa Issues at Bitspiration Festival in Poland
    It was such an incredible honor and privilege to be invited to speak at the Bitspiration Festival in Warsaw, Poland.  Held 22-23 June 2015, the event was attended by a long list of who’s who in the Startup Community from around the…
  • Jul 28

    Tahmina speaks about Startup Visas at SXSW-V2V

    Tahmina speaks about Startup Visas at SXSW-V2V
    I had the distinct honor and privilege of speaking on a panel at South By South West Las Vegas (SXSWV2V) last week. Following our panel on Startup Visas at SXSW Austin, TX,  our SXSW V2V panel was about regulatory obstacles that startups…
Rank this Week: 256

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: 243

Safe Haven Asylum and Refugee Law…

Safe Haven Asylum and Refugee Law Blog

Provides immigration law and refugee protection news, updates and helpful tips. By The Whitt Law Firm, P.C.

http://whittfirm.com/blog/
  • Jul 30

    I’ve been working overseas for the past five years. Can I apply for naturalization?

    I’ve been working overseas for the past five years. Can I apply for naturalization?
    There’s a lot of confusion among Lawful Permanent Residents (“green card” holders) about whether their time spent working overseas counts toward the five years of residence required for naturalization. I’m often asked…
  • Jul 23

    Can I Withdraw My Asylum Application?

    Can I Withdraw My Asylum Application?
    Sadly, with the delay in asylum cases, I’ve started getting a lot of questions like this one: “My case is taking too long.  I want to go back to Iraq.  Can I withdraw my asylum application?” The short answer is…
  • Jul 15

    I’m Getting a Divorce, Can I Keep My Green Card?

    I’m Getting a Divorce, Can I Keep My Green Card?
    Divorce is one of the most stressful and heartbreaking experiences you can be faced with.  If you gained your permanent residence (“green card”) through marriage to a U.S. citizen, divorce puts your legal status in jeopardy.…
Rank this Week: 1175

Chicago Immigration Lawyer Blog

Chicago Immigration Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.theusimmigrationlawyer.com/
  • Jul 27

    Is ICE Investigation in the Midst of a Labor Dispute Proper? We Think Not.

    Is ICE Investigation in the Midst of a Labor Dispute Proper? We Think Not.
    Imagine that a company is in engaged in a labor dispute with a union over the conditions of employment. Soon after a tentative agreement is made, but not signed, Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) sends a subpoena for I-9 forms and…
  • Jul 9

    Expiring foreign passports create problems upon admission to U.S.

    Expiring foreign passports create problems upon admission to U.S.
    The immigration lawyers of Zneimer & Zneimer remind foreign nationals to monitor their passport expiration dates.  Many foreign nationals traveling to the United States do not realize that their period of admission is tied to the…
  • Jun 26

    The U.S. Supreme Court rules that same-sex marriage is legal in the entire nation

    The U.S. Supreme Court rules that same-sex marriage is legal in the entire nation
    In a highly-anticipated decision, the United States Supreme Court held that "the right to marry is a fundamental right inherent in the liberty of the person, and under the Due Process and Equal Protection Clauses of the Fourteenth Amendment…
Rank this Week: 1886

No Deportation

No Deportation

Covers immigration and deportation of non-citizens. By Stanley D. Radtke.

http://nodeportation.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 27

    No Deportation: Press Release

    No Deportation: Press Release
    No Deportation: Press Release
  • Jul 27

    Federal Judge blasts ICE, Says Immigrant Children, Parents in Detention Centers Should be Released.

    Federal Judge blasts ICE, Says Immigrant Children, Parents in Detention Centers Should be Released.
    A federal judge has ruled that hundreds of immigrant women and children held in holding facilities should be released, finding their detention “deplorable” and in grave violation of an earlier court settlement. U.S. District Judge…
  • Apr 14

    Press Release

    Press Release
    THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF DISTINGUISHED COUNSEL PRESS RELEASE Stanley Radtke, of the Law Office of Stanley Dale Radtke, has been selected to the 2015 list as a member of the Nation’s Top One Percent by the National Association of…
Rank this Week: 605

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/
  • Jul 27

    The American Dream, 4th of July and Immigration Law

    The American Dream, 4th of July and Immigration Law
    The Fourth of July (or Independence Day), may have come and gone, but many people are still celebrating the opportunities they have found in the United States. They are celebrating the result of all the hard work they put in, and the long…
  • Jul 17

    I751 Removal of Conditions When the Marriage Has Ended

    I751 Removal of Conditions When the Marriage Has Ended
    Form I-751 The removal of conditions process is an additional safe-guard that USCIS (U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services) uses to make sure that a marriage is bona fide before approval for a permanent green card. If you obtained your…
  • Jul 2

    Success Story: Approval of I-601A for Client Brought to U.S. as a Child

    Success Story: Approval of I-601A for Client Brought to U.S. as a Child
    Case presented to USCIS on: January 27, 2015 RFE Issued: April 10, 2015 Responded to RFE on: May 8, 2015 Approved: June 3, 2015 Client was brought into the U.S. by his parents at the age of 2. He didn’t even realize or understand he…
Rank this Week: 3327

Underdog Blog

Underdog Blog

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

http://katzjustice.com/underdog/
  • Jul 26

    Don't let the opponent break your spirit.

    Don't let the opponent break your spirit.
    By Fairfax/Northern Virginia Criminal Defense/DWI lawyer Jon Katz. Pursuing the best outcome for felonies, misdemeanors, drugs, marijuana, sex crimes, prostitution, weapons, assault, and all other alleged crimes.   One day in summer…
  • Jul 23

    Answering police questions of course leads to more questions.

    Answering police questions of course leads to more questions.
    By Fairfax/Northern Virginia Criminal Defense/DWI lawyer Jon Katz. Pursuing the best outcome for felonies, misdemeanors, drugs, marijuana, sex crimes, prostitution, weapons, assault, and all other alleged crimes.   On the way to last…
  • Jul 19

    A magical evening with Neil Young.

    A magical evening with Neil Young.
    By Fairfax/Northern Virginia Criminal Defense/DWI lawyer Jon Katz. Pursuing the best outcome for felonies, misdemeanors, drugs, marijuana, sex crimes, prostitution, weapons, assault, and all other alleged crimes.   Until last month,…
Rank this Week: 299

Montag Law blog

Montag Law blog

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

http://www.montaglaw.com/blog
  • Jul 26

    Things that are not what they seem are what they seem.

    Things that are not what they seem are what they seem.
    Some of my clients understand what is going on in their cases. Others think of what is happening as a black box. They hire me to solve some problem. We fill out papers, pay fees, they pay me, we go to meetings or hearings, I may go to…
  • Jul 12

    A modest comparison – the Old South and the New Iraq

    A modest comparison – the Old South and the New Iraq
    The recent massacre in Charleston and the threatening emergence of ISIS are both dominating the news these days. The relationship between these two events leads to a meaningful lesson. Starting with Charleston, the June 17th murders at the…
  • May 31

    Advocates for unfettered executive discretionary authority, be careful what you ask for.

    Advocates for unfettered executive discretionary authority, be careful what you ask for.
    This week the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals put the brakes, rather a wheel lock, on President Obama’s prosecutorial discretion initiatives, DAPA and an expanded DACA, deciding not to lift the stay of implementation of these programs in a…
Rank this Week: 4822

Hernan Law Firm Blog

Hernan Law Firm Blog

Covers personal injury, criminal defense, immigration, business and litigation.

http://hernanfirm.com/blog/
  • Jul 24

    Arrested in Gwinnett County for Marijuana Possession

    Arrested in Gwinnett County for Marijuana Possession
        Being arrested can be a frightening experience, especially the first time.  For many people young and old, their first encounter with going to jail comes following an arrest for possession of marijuana (referred to in…
  • Apr 30

    The Hernan Law Firm to open second office in Lawrenceville in Summer 2015

    The Hernan Law Firm to open second office in Lawrenceville in Summer 2015
    In order to expand its service offerings and accessibility to clients throughout Metro Atlanta, the Hernan Law Firm will be opening a second office in Lawrenceville in Summer 2015.  Please call our office at (678) 275-4000 for more…
  • Nov 19

    President Obama to make announcement on executive action on immigration on Thursday, November 20 2014 at 8:00pm

    President Obama to make announcement on executive action on immigration on Thursday, November 20 2014 at 8:00pm
    The President has indicated that he will make a long awaited announcement on his plan to address the broken immigration system on Thursday, November 20, 2014 at 8:00pm.  Information about the plan will be posted upon its release at…
Rank this Week: 3508

ImmigRantings

ImmigRantings

Comments on immigration law. By Slowik & Robinson LLC.

http://www.immigrantings.com/
  • Jul 23

    Another State Ignores Federal Law in Favor of Anti-Immigration Policie

    Another State Ignores Federal Law in Favor of Anti-Immigration Policie
    The U.S. Constitution reserves the responsibility of writing immigration laws and regulations to Congress. This reservation means that the states cannot pass their own laws regarding immigration if those laws conflict with any federal laws. …
  • Jul 14

    USCIS Announces TPS Designation for Nepal

    USCIS Announces TPS Designation for Nepal
    On April 25, 2015, a devastating earthquake hit the country of Nepal, killing 9,000 people and injuring an estimated 23,000 more. Hundreds of thousands of Nepalis have been rendered homeless and jobless as the country seeks to rebuild itself…
  • Jul 14

    University of California Students to Track the Economic Benefits Provided by DACA Recipient

    University of California Students to Track the Economic Benefits Provided by DACA Recipient
    In June 2012, President Obama announced that his administration would be implementing the groundbreaking Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals policy, commonly referred to as DACA. DACA provides employment authorization and the temporary…
Rank this Week: 2800

New York Legal Blog

New York Legal Blog

Offers information and articles related to injury and accident law, criminal law, and immigration law in New York. By the Law Office of Mark Siesel, Esq.

http://www.nylegalblog.com/
  • Jul 23

    Tragic DWI Crash in Cutchogue

    Tragic DWI Crash in Cutchogue
    This past Saturday, July 18, 2015, there was an horrific DWI crash in Cutchogue on Long Island.  An intoxicated driver of a pick up truck that collided with a limousine and killed four women attempted to leave the scene of the accident.…
  • Jul 10

    Lower Hudson Valley Motor Vehicle Crashes 2011-2014

    Lower Hudson Valley Motor Vehicle Crashes 2011-2014
    As anyone who drives on the major highways and parkways in the Westchester County area and other counties in the lower Hudson Valley such as I-684, I-287 and I-87, for example) is aware, the average driver on these highways will: follow too…
  • Apr 8

    Rollover Accidents Responsible For Hundreds of Truckers Dying Annually

    Rollover Accidents Responsible For Hundreds of Truckers Dying Annually
    Each year, hundreds of truck drivers are killed in rollover accidents across the United States due to a combination of factors. The most prevalent causes are the congested roadways and exit ramps which are antiquated, inadequately lit or…
Rank this Week: 1891

New York & New Jersey Immigration…

New York & New Jersey Immigration Lawyer Blog

Covers immigration news, deportations, and visas. By Samuel C Berger, PC.

http://www.newjerseyimmigrationlawyer-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 1283

US Immigration Law Blog

US Immigration Law Blog

Covers immigration news. By Ashwin Sharma.

http://ashwinsharma.com
Rank this Week: 474

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: 2847

immigrationblog.us

immigrationblog.us

Covers immigration law news. By Drew Law Office, pllc.

http://www.immigrationblog.us/
Rank this Week: 4630

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/
  • Jul 15

    Job Change After Green Card Approval

    Job Change After Green Card Approval
    The approval of a green card is a very exciting time for most immigrants, however many wonder how long they are required to stay with their employer without facing penalties or jeopardizing their naturalization. In this post…
  • Jul 14

    August 2015 Visa Bulletin Predictions & Analysi

    August 2015 Visa Bulletin Predictions & Analysi
    The U.S. Department of State has released the August 2015 Visa Bulletin and there are some considerable forward movements in many employment visa categories. Specifically we see advances for Indian born individuals as well…
  • Jul 13

    Green Card Consular Processing Benefits & Step

    Green Card Consular Processing Benefits & Step
    Consular processing is a method by which a beneficiary of an approved family based, employment based or other immigration petition can apply for a visa through a U.S. Department of State consulate office abroad. There are many benefits when…
Rank this Week: 1697

Immigration Attorney Blog

Immigration Attorney Blog

By Brian D. Lerner.

http://brian-d-lerner-blog.com/
  • Jul 13

    Illegal Reentry? Try to get it vacated for violation of due process.

    Illegal Reentry? Try to get it vacated for violation of due process.
    Have an Illegal Reentry? How to get it vacated so you don’t have to go to prison   Question: I had a deportation order years ago. I re-entered the U.S. illegally, got caught and was convicted in U.S. District Court for illegal…
  • Jul 13

    Adopted after 16? You may still qualify for Immigration Benefit

    Adopted after 16? You may still qualify for Immigration Benefit
    n a precedent decision, the Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA) held that the beneficiary of a visa petition who was adopted pursuant to a state court order that was entered when the beneficiary was more than 16 years old, but with an…
  • Jul 13

    Did Immigration Judge forget to let you know your rights?

    Did Immigration Judge forget to let you know your rights?
    The Ninth Circuit vacated the defendant’s conviction for illegal reentry, holding that the defendant’s due process rights were violated when the Immigration Judge (IJ) failed to advise the defendant during his 1999 removal…
Rank this Week: 1379

EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program

EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program

Covers the EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program. By Boyd Campbell.

http://eb5greencard.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 12

    SEC charges San Francisco area company with running a $68 million Ponzi-like scheme

    SEC charges San Francisco area company with running a $68 million Ponzi-like scheme
    The Securities and Exchange Commission today charged a San Francisco Bay Area oil-and-gas company and its CEO with running a $68 million Ponzi-like scheme and affinity fraud that targeted the Chinese-American community in California and…
  • Jun 24

    SEC charges two firms with illegally brokering investments in EB-5 project

    SEC charges two firms with illegally brokering investments in EB-5 project
    The Securities and Exchange Commission has charged two firms with illegally brokering more than $79 million of investments by foreigners seeking U.S. residency.  The charges are the first against brokers handling investments in the…
  • Jun 10

    There is positive movement in the cutoff date for Chinese EB-5 investor

    There is positive movement in the cutoff date for Chinese EB-5 investor
    The July 2015 Visa Bulletin published by the U.S. Department of State shows positive movement in the May 1, 2015, cutoff date for Chinese EB-5 investors.The cutoff date is now September 1, 2015.  When a new allocation of 10,000 visas…
Rank this Week: 5082

Immigration Blog

Immigration Blog

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

http://blog.immigrantconnect.com
  • Jul 12

    VISA BULLETIN FOR AUGUST 2015

    VISA BULLETIN FOR AUGUST 2015
    The Visa Bulletin for August 2015 is now available. Please visit our firm’’s websites at www.immigrantconnect.com and www.americaninvestorvisa.com.
  • Jun 11

    VISA BULLETIN FOR JULY 2015

    VISA BULLETIN FOR JULY 2015
    The Visa Bulletin for July 2015 is now available. Please visit our firm’’s websites at www.immigrantconnect.com and www.americaninvestorvisa.com.
  • May 22

    USCIS GUIDANCE ON WHEN TO FILE AN AMENDED PETITION AFTER THE SIMEIO SOLUTIONS DECISION

    USCIS GUIDANCE ON WHEN TO FILE AN AMENDED PETITION AFTER THE SIMEIO SOLUTIONS DECISION
    According to a USCIS News Alert:  “You must file an amended H-1B petition if your H-1B employee changed or is going to change his or her place of employment to a worksite location outside of the metropolitan statistical area (MSA)…
Rank this Week: 4387

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/
  • Jul 10

    August 2015 Visa Bulletin was published today!

    August 2015 Visa Bulletin was published today!
    Visa Bulletin August 2015 was published today. Only movement and change noticeable was that the Philipines EB3 category is no longer under unavailable. As for India EB2, no movement staying October 1 2008. If the trend continues there is a…
  • Jul 8

    PeerallyLaw.com re-designed.

    PeerallyLaw.com re-designed.
    The website Peerallylaw.com has changed its look and has now some important features  including Breaking News , a radio archive of the SPLG law shows and information feed from H4toEAD.com. The breaking news section covers important…
  • Jul 6

    LawFuel.com – Shah Peerally Law Show 5 Years on Air.

    LawFuel.com – Shah Peerally Law Show 5 Years on Air.
    It’s not every lawyer who has his own radio show, but for prominent California immigration attorney Shah Peerally he has not only had one, but it is now entering its sixth successful year on air. The Shah Peerally Law Show is…
Rank this Week: 3997

Immigration Lawyers Blog

Immigration Lawyers Blog

Covers immigrant and non-immigrant visas, including H-1B visas. By Cornerstone Law Group.

http://www.immigrationlawyersblog.com/
  • Jul 10

    August 2015 Department of State Visa Bulletin

    August 2015 Department of State Visa Bulletin
    The visa bulletin is out at this link: August 2015 Visa Bulletin Employment-based categories are as follows: EB-1 remains current for all countries; EB-2 is current for all countries except India (October 1, 2008) and China (December 15,…
  • May 20

    USCIS Announcement

    USCIS Announcement
    http://http://www.uscis.gov/news/uscis-temporarily-suspends-premium-processing-extension-stay-h-1b-petitions Starting May 26, 2015, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will temporarily suspend premium processing for all H-1B…
  • Apr 29

    Amended H-1B petition is required for any material change to the H-1B employee’s worksite location

    Amended H-1B petition is required for any material change to the H-1B employee’s worksite location
    In a decision issued on April 9, 2015, the Administrative Appeals Office (AAO), which conducts administrative review of certain categories of appeals to denials of immigration benefits, to ensure that immigration law and policy is interpreted…
Rank this Week: 4241

Business Immigration Lawyer Blog

Business Immigration Lawyer Blog

Covers immigration law. By the Law Office of Sweta Khandelwal.

http://www.santaclaraimmigrationlawyer.net/
  • Jul 9

    Criminal Convictions Can Result in Serious Immigration Consequence

    Criminal Convictions Can Result in Serious Immigration Consequence
    Criminal convictions are always accompanied with consequences.  However the consequence for immigrant visa-holders can be dire.  Depending on the nature of the crimes committed, immigrants can face deportation, inadmissibility or…
  • Jun 23

    Parole Program for Entrepreneurs Part of Obama’s Executive Action

    Parole Program for Entrepreneurs Part of Obama’s Executive Action
    Part of the executive action announced by President Obama for immigration reform last November was a parole program for entrepreneurs. Entrepreneurs are extremely valuable to American business and are responsible for many start up…
  • Jun 18

    H-1B Visa Alternative

    H-1B Visa Alternative
    This year 233,000 applicants competed for the 65,000 H-1B visas available. This means over 150,000 applicants were not considered and denied the opportunity to apply. The unlucky applicants can wait and try again next year, but in the…
Rank this Week: 1717

Law and Disorder: Performing Arts…

Law and Disorder: Performing Arts Division

Answers questions about basic legal and business issues, concepts, trends, problems, and practices important to the arts and entertainment field. By Goldstein & Guilliams PLC.

http://musicalamerica.com/mablogs/?cat=872
  • Jul 8

    When Is A Plumber Worth More Than A Violinist?

    When Is A Plumber Worth More Than A Violinist?
    By Brian Taylor Goldstein, Esq.    We spent a lot of money making a CD to promote our orchestra. Now the composer’s publisher wants mechanical royalties. I just don’t understand why I have to pay mechanical royalties for…
  • Jun 25

    The U.S. Consulates Are Back–More or Less!

    The U.S. Consulates Are Back–More or Less!
    By Brian Taylor Goldstein, Esq.    After being unable to issue visas since June 9 due to a major computer system crash, the U.S. Department of State is now reporting that, as of June 25, 2015, 85% of the U.S. Consulates…
  • Jun 19

    UPDATE ON U.S. VISA DELAYS

    UPDATE ON U.S. VISA DELAYS
    Hi everyone I realize that this is outside of our normal blog posting schedule. However, understandably, there is a growing concern over the recent…and ongoing…computer crash that has resulted in U.S. Consulates around the world…
Rank this Week: 3693

Immigration Visa Attorney Blog

Immigration Visa Attorney Blog

Covers immigration law, including topics associated with family and employment visas, citizenship, and entry and exit issues. By Fong & Aquino.

http://www.immigrationvisaattorneyblog.com/
  • Jul 6

    Conditional / Temporary Residents MUST File to Remove Condition

    Conditional / Temporary Residents MUST File to Remove Condition
    After the historic 2013 decision by the Supreme Court of the United States in US v. Windsor (570 US ___ ), many same-sex couples got married. This enabled a US citizen to petition successfully for a foreign spouse and for...
  • Jun 1

    Marriage-based Green Cards and Transgendered Person

    Marriage-based Green Cards and Transgendered Person
    There has been a great deal of recent internet discussion about Bruce Jenner's transition to a new identity as Caitlyn. I want to congratulate Caitlyn Jenner and address some questions about transgender people and immigration. There has been…
  • Jan 27

    Obama Immigration Policy Changes 2015

    Obama Immigration Policy Changes 2015
    Obama immigration policy changes… what’s to come in 2015 In November 2014, the President announced a number of changes to immigration policies. With the Republican party in charge of both chambers of the U.S. Congress, there have been…
Rank this Week: 1305

Peek and Toland Blog

Peek and Toland Blog

Covers immigration policies and criminal defense law in Austin, Texas.

http://www.peekandtoland.com/blog
  • Jul 6

    The E-2 Improvement Act

    The E-2 Improvement Act
    On April 9th, 2015, Florida Congressman David Jolly (R) introduced a bill “The E-2 Improvement Act” that could have a significant and beneficial impact on E-2 Treaty Investor Visa holders whose ultimate desire is to obtain…
  • Jun 23

    Possible Visa Services Interruption

    Possible Visa Services Interruption
    The Department of State’s Bureau of Consular Affairs is currently experiencing technical problems with its visa systems. This issue is not specific to any particular country or visa category. We apologize for the inconvenience and are…
  • Jun 8

    U.S. Citizenship and Immigrations Services Reopen H-2B Cap for the Second Half of Fiscal Year 2015

    U.S. Citizenship and Immigrations Services Reopen H-2B Cap for the Second Half of Fiscal Year 2015
    On June 5, 2015, USCIS reopened the congressionally mandated fiscal year (FY) 2015 cap and will accept Form I-129, Petition for a Nonimmigrant Worker, requesting new H-2B workers with an employment start date between April 1 and September 30,…
Rank this Week: 3737

Altro & Associates Blog

Altro & Associates Blog

Covers Canadian immigration news and laws.

http://www.altrolevy.com/category/all/
  • Jul 2

    The Upward Trend of the U.S. Housing Market: Follow-Up to the 2015 Florida Real Estate Market Report

    The Upward Trend of the U.S. Housing Market: Follow-Up to the 2015 Florida Real Estate Market Report
    2015 Florida Real Estate Market Report Predictions Our firm published the 2015 Florida Real Estate Market Report at the beginning of March. The report provides a comprehensive analysis of the U.S. economy and housing market for Canadians…
  • Jun 11

    Advisor.ca – How an American spouse can minimize U.S. tax

    Advisor.ca – How an American spouse can minimize U.S. tax
    David A. Altro and Matt C. Altro were recently interviewed by Michelle Schriver from Advisor’s Edge to analyze a case study about a mixed-marriage between a Canadian and American. The analysis was published in the June edition of the…
  • Jun 1

    May 2015 – Dollars and Sense Radio Show on CJAD

    May 2015 – Dollars and Sense Radio Show on CJAD
    Montreal, Quebec – May 19th 2015 On the May 19th episode of Dollars and Sense on CJAD 800 AM, David A. Altro, Florida Attorney, Canadian Legal Advisor and Quebec Notary, Managing Partner at Altro Levy LLP and Matt C. Altro, President…
Rank this Week: 4686

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/
Rank this Week: 2028

Canada Immigration Blog

Canada Immigration Blog

Covers issues related to immigrating to Canada. By David Cohen.

http://www.canadavisa.com/canada-immigration-blog/
  • Jun 30

    Children deserve to celebrate Canada Day

    Children deserve to celebrate Canada Day
    When I was growing up in Montreal, Canada Day, then called Dominion Day, truly meant something to my family. My grandfather landed on Canadian shores in 1906 and, as the children and grandchildren of immigrants, our family loved the spirit…
  • Jun 2

    Time For Canada To Give Some Care

    Time For Canada To Give Some Care
    During a recent diplomatic visit to Canada made by Benigno Aquino III, President of the Philippines, the government of Canada announced that the Philippines was the top source country for new Canadian immigrants in 2014, ousting China and…
  • May 6

    You Can Fight City Hall

    You Can Fight City Hall
    They say you can’t fight city hall. Actually, you can, but it’s not often that you come out a winner, especially if the stakes are high. Given the assets and resources at the government’s disposal, it isn’t really a…
Rank this Week: 1534

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/
  • Jun 25

    USCIS Extends TPS Registration Period for Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone

    USCIS Extends TPS Registration Period for Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone
    The Department of Homeland Security designates a country for Temporary Protected Status (“TPS”) when conditions – such as ongoing armed conflicts or environmental disasters – make it unsafe for those citizens who are…
  • Jun 24

    DHS Announces Temporary Protected Status for Nepal

    DHS Announces Temporary Protected Status for Nepal
    The Department of Homeland Security today announced that Nepal has been designated for “Temporary Protected Status” due to the 7.8 earthquake that struck the country on April 25 and its aftermath.To qualify, Nepalese nationals…
  • Jun 18

    Global US Visa Issuance Delays Continue

    Global US Visa Issuance Delays Continue
    The Department of State's Bureau of Consular Affairs continues to experience technical problems related to visa issuance at all of the US embassies and consulates. The problem was caused by a hardware failure on June 9, which prevents the…
Rank this Week: 4183

Immigration Visa Lawyer Blog

Immigration Visa Lawyer Blog

Covers visas, green cards, and immigration law. By Shihab & Associates.

http://www.immigration-visa-lawyer-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 4861