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Canadian Toronto Immigration…

Canadian Toronto Immigration Lawyer Blog

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

http://chaudharylaw.com/blog
  • May 29

    Express Entry Draw of May 26, 2017 – FSTC lowest to Date

    Express Entry Draw of May 26, 2017 – FSTC lowest to Date
    Express Entry Draw of May 26, 2017 – FSTC lowest to Date The Express Entry draw of May 26, 2017 was, for the Federal Skilled Trades Category (FSTC) and not the Canada Experience Class or the Federal Skilled Worker Class, the lowest…
  • May 24

    Hearings at the Immigration Division – Admissibility and Detention Review

    Hearings at the Immigration Division – Admissibility and Detention Review
    Hearings at the Immigration Division – Admissibility Hearing and Detention Review Located at 385 Rexdale Boulevard, the Immigration Division of the Immigration Refugee Board not only decides on the liberty of those detained therein, but…
  • May 15

    Sponsoring Children for permanent residence in Canada when Custody is an Issue

    Sponsoring Children for permanent residence in Canada when Custody is an Issue
    The Challenge of Sponsoring Children for permanent residence in Canada (or Using Humanitarian and Compassionate arguments)  when Custody Is An Issue Sponsorship of children under the family class requires a parental relationship.…
Rank this Week: 4789

ImmigrationProf Blog

ImmigrationProf Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/immigration/
  • May 29

    An Afternoon with San Diego Superior Court Judge Harry Elia

    An Afternoon with San Diego Superior Court Judge Harry Elia
    Guest post by Siobhan Barry, rising 2L at Hofstra University's Maurice A. Deane School of Law In the old, dilapidated building that is the Superior Court in San Diego, one thing shines through -- the search for justice. Despite the...
  • May 29

    US Citizen Detained by ICE: Guess her Ancestry?

    US Citizen Detained by ICE: Guess her Ancestry?
    The Trump administration has created a climate of fear in immigrant communities. I have also found that U.S. citizen Latinos fear leaving the country. One senior citizen, a Mexican-American born in the United States who has lived in the…
  • May 29

    A Sign of the Times: Kids Craft Comics To Explore Immigration Fear

    A Sign of the Times: Kids Craft Comics To Explore Immigration Fear
    NPR has a story that reveals just how all-encompassing the climate of fear in immigrant communities is in today's America. When Mexican-American artist Nora Litz first talked with her students about immigration — she was shocked to hear how…
Rank this Week: 18

Cuba Law Blog

Cuba Law Blog

Covers business law, government law, and immigration law. By Brian Silber, Esq.

http://www.attorneycuba.com/
  • May 29

    Proposed Agricultural Exports Bill Would Pay for Properties That Were Confiscated By Cuba

    Proposed Agricultural Exports Bill Would Pay for Properties That Were Confiscated By Cuba
    The congressional debate over the proposed bill that would fund agricultural exports to Cuba may come to an end soon because of a new addition to the legislature: a two percent fee on food products sold to Cuba would pay for properties…
  • May 26

    Kempinski Opens Cuba’s First Luxury Hotel in Havana

    Kempinski Opens Cuba’s First Luxury Hotel in Havana
    Cuba’s first five-star luxury hotel opened in Havana on Monday. The Gran Hotel Manzana, which is part of the Swiss group Kempinski, is situated at the heart of Havana in front of the Grand Theater of Alicia Alonso and the gardens of…
  • May 24

    Cuba Won’t Receive USAID Funds in Proposed State Department Budget for 2018

    Cuba Won’t Receive USAID Funds in Proposed State Department Budget for 2018
    The new proposed State Department budget for Fiscal Year 2018, which was released on May 23, won’t be funding USAID programs in Cuba. “As we work to streamline efforts to ensure efficiency and effectiveness of U.S. taxpayer…
Rank this Week: 2493

Underdog Blog

Underdog Blog

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

http://katzjustice.com/blog/
  • May 29

    Memorial Day means little without always advancing liberty, human rights & justice

    Memorial Day means little without always advancing liberty, human rights & justice
    Memorial Day -- a day of remembering those American military members who died in war -- is filled with parades, weekends away, pool openings, cookouts, and retail sales. I have experienced my share of military pomp and circumstance, including…
  • May 28

    Wikimedia upstream lawsuit underlines massive government surveillance of our Internet activity

    Wikimedia upstream lawsuit underlines massive government surveillance of our Internet activity
    On May 23, 2017, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit ruled 2-1 that Wikimedia has standing to challenge upstream surveillance by the National Security Agency ("NSA"). Wikimedia says" "The government has acknowledged that…
  • May 26

    Asserting your rights with police, including this Memorial Day weekend

    Asserting your rights with police, including this Memorial Day weekend
    Like bear feasting on salmon swimming upstream, police often troll for arrestees in such easy picking areas as bar neighborhoods and at such times as Memorial Day weekend. If that were not so, why are Arlington County, Virginia, police out in…
Rank this Week: 92

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/
  • May 29

    Memorial Day

    Memorial Day
    “This weekend, folks across the country are opening up the pool, firing up the grill, and taking a well-earned moment to relax. But Memorial Day is more than a three-day weekend. In town squares and national cemeteries, in public…
  • May 26

    MVP LAW GROUP – Immigration Q&A Forum, Friday, May 26, 2017

    MVP LAW GROUP – Immigration Q&A Forum, Friday, May 26, 2017
    MVP Law Group, P.A. makes available the information and materials in this forum for informational purposes only. The information is general in nature and does not constitute legal advice or any contractual obligations. Further, the use of…
  • May 25

    BALCA Upholds Denial for Failure to Specify Location of NOF Posting

    BALCA Upholds Denial for Failure to Specify Location of NOF Posting
    The Board of Alien Labor Certification Appeals (BALCA) recently affirmed the decision of a Certifying Officer (CO) to deny labor certification for the position of “Travel Agent.” After receiving & reviewing an Employer’s…
Rank this Week: 4680

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/
  • May 26

    Ramped up immigration enforcement: It’s happening

    Ramped up immigration enforcement: It’s happening
    Not too long ago, the immigration attorneys at Fong & Aquino opined that Immigration and Customs Enforcement would be seeking to arrest more people due to immigration violations. Folks, this is no longer a remote possibility.  It is…
  • May 19

    On my naturalization application, I forgot to mention that time I went 60 in a 55

    On my naturalization application, I forgot to mention that time I went 60 in a 55
    The immigration lawyers at Fong & Aquino LLP have handled many applications for naturalization for our clients in the Los Angeles area as well as the Coachella Valley area. I have always chuckled about Question # 22:  “Have you…
  • May 11

    Trump’s immigration plans (beyond the wall)

    Trump’s immigration plans (beyond the wall)
    Within his first 100 days in office, President Trump has signed more executive orders than his three most recent predecessors.  For immigrants, the executive order that should cause the highest level of concern was signed on January 25,…
Rank this Week: 4442

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: 3299

Visaplace.com Canada & US…

Visaplace.com Canada & US Immigration Lawyers

Covers immigration issues for people seeking to migrate to Canada or the United States. By Niren & Associates.

http://www.visaplace.com/blog-immigration-law
  • May 26

    This Week in U.S. Immigration News: May 26, 2017

    This Week in U.S. Immigration News: May 26, 2017
    Each week we collect stories related to U.S. immigration, and we provide a brief summary of each story in our weekly blog edition. Below you will find snapshots of stories that range from Trump’s administration to changes in U.S.…
  • May 25

    This Week in Canadian Immigration: May 26, 2017

    This Week in Canadian Immigration: May 26, 2017
    Each week we collect stories related to Canadian immigration, and we provide a brief summary of each story in our weekly blog edition. Below you will find snapshots of stories that range from the ongoing changes in Canadian immigration laws…
  • May 19

    This Week in U.S. Immigration News: May 19, 2017

    This Week in U.S. Immigration News: May 19, 2017
    Each week we collect stories related to U.S. immigration, and we provide a brief summary of each story in our weekly blog edition. Below you will find snapshots of stories that range from Trump’s administration to changes in U.S.…
Rank this Week: 604

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: 4467

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/
  • May 26

    Regional Focus: United State

    Regional Focus: United State
    News:The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit issued its opinion in the case of IRAP v. Trump, which "affirm[s] in part a district court's nationwide preliminary injunction issued against the Trump administration's revised travel ban...…
  • May 26

    Thematic Focus: General

    Thematic Focus: General
    Event & opportunity:Twitter Chat: Are We Doing Enough for Refugees?, 14 June 2017 [info]Beyond Assistance: How to Support Refugees' Aspirations, London, 15 June 2017 [info]- Will also be livestreamed.Publications:Digital Archives of…
  • May 25

    Thematic Focus: Children

    Thematic Focus: Children
    Opportunity:Survey: The Children’s Society: Evidence Needed on The Impacts of LASPO on Separated and Unaccompanied Migrant Children’s Access to Justice [info]- The deadline is 28 May 2017.Publications:Asylum Applications from…
Rank this Week: 4639

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/
  • May 26

    DHS Extends TPS for Haiti, but Only for Six Month

    DHS Extends TPS for Haiti, but Only for Six Month
    The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has announced that it is extending Temporary Protected Status (TPS) designation for Haiti through January 22, 2018 – a much shorter period than the normal 18-month extension. This announcement…
  • May 24

    “Hire American, Buy American” Executive Order Not Likely to Change H-1B Landscape Significantly

    “Hire American, Buy American” Executive Order Not Likely to Change H-1B Landscape Significantly
    The Trump Administration’s April Executive Order, “Buy American, Hire American,” puts the H-1B visa program under increased scrutiny, but is not likely to have significant, if any, impact on the program for the foreseeable…
  • May 10

    June 2017 Visa Bulletin—Significant EB-1 Retrogression for China and India

    June 2017 Visa Bulletin—Significant EB-1 Retrogression for China and India
    The Visa Bulletin is released monthly by the Department of State and is used to determine when a sponsored foreign national can submit the final step of the green card process. The complete visa bulletin can be found here. Below is a summary…
Rank this Week: 1437

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
  • May 26

    4th Circuit Keeps Muslim Ban Blocked - But This Isn't Over

    4th Circuit Keeps Muslim Ban Blocked - But This Isn't Over
    Get ready for a SCOTUS Showdown. The 4th Circuit opinion keeping the Muslim Ban blocked - with concurrences and dissents - is a stage for a final showdown before the Supreme Court. A full panel of 13 judges ruled, 10 in favor of…
  • May 22

    Latinos and Muslims: We're In The Same Fight

    Latinos and Muslims: We're In The Same Fight
    We have proudly served immigrants from over 115 countries and counting. But two of these groups have been very visibly targeted for years, and certainly under the current administration: Muslims and Latinos. As I wrote over a year ago when…
  • May 17

    Make Sure You're Not Accidentally Registered To Vote

    Make Sure You're Not Accidentally Registered To Vote
    Make sure you're not accidentally registered to vote if you're not a citizen.On May 11, 2017, President Trump signed an executive order to create a new Commission for Election Integrity. Vice-chaired by notorious anti-immigrant Kris Kobach…
Rank this Week: 4758

Sarmiento Immigration Law Firm…

Sarmiento Immigration Law Firm Blog

Covers immigration law.

http://www.sarmientoimmigration.com/
Rank this Week: 3502

UpCounsel Blog

UpCounsel Blog

About making your business leaner, faster and smarter.

https://www.upcounsel.com/blog
  • May 25

    Incorporation and IP: What to Ask Your Attorney

    Incorporation and IP: What to Ask Your Attorney
    UpCounsel attorney James Smedley reveals seven essential questions that business owners should ask their legal counsel.
  • May 23

    How to Structure Your Startup’s Equity Split Arrangement

    How to Structure Your Startup’s Equity Split Arrangement
    Achieving the right equity split between founders and employees isn’t easy. Luckily, there are many resources at your disposal to help you navigate this tricky landscape.
  • May 18

    How Data Software Influences the Legal Industry

    How Data Software Influences the Legal Industry
    E-discovery has turned litigation on its head by speeding up investigations and giving lawyers more time to focus on their clients’ needs. Here are some of the most powerful tools.
Rank this Week: 2270

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/
  • May 25

    PERM Labor Certification Transfer of Employment | Changing Jobs During the PERM Proce

    PERM Labor Certification Transfer of Employment | Changing Jobs During the PERM Proce
    The first step along the road to a most employment-based green cards is to get a PERM Labor Certification. However, throughout the immigration process, other offers may arise that work better for your situation. This is why we often get…
  • May 18

    EB2 Green Card Cost | Filing Fees, Premium Processing

    EB2 Green Card Cost | Filing Fees, Premium Processing
    Getting an EB2 green card has several advantages in that most of the final action dates are current and applicants can self-petition if they can obtain a National Interest Waiver. But what about the EB2 green card cost? In this ……
  • May 16

    E-2 Visa to Green Card Option

    E-2 Visa to Green Card Option
    E-2 investor visa is an attractive option for foreign nationals to invest in and work for a business in the United States. While obtaining an E-2 investor visa does not directly grant applicants U.S. Permanent Residency (Green Card), there…
Rank this Week: 3095

Immigration Lawyers Blog

Immigration Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.immigrationlawyersblog.com/
  • May 24

    June 2017 Department of State Visa Bulletin

    June 2017 Department of State Visa Bulletin
    June 2017 Department of State Visa Bulletin The visa bulletin is out at this link: June 2017 Visa Bulletin For the Application Final Action Dates, employment-based categories are as follows: EB-1 remains current for all countries except China…
  • Apr 19

    May 2017 Department of State Visa Bulletin

    May 2017 Department of State Visa Bulletin
    The visa bulletin is out at this link: May 2017 Visa Bulletin For the Application Final Action Dates, employment-based categories are as follows: EB-1 remains current for all countries; EB-2 remains current for all countries except India…
  • Apr 12

    DOJ Cautions Employers Seeking H-1B Employees Not to Discriminate Against U.S. Worker

    DOJ Cautions Employers Seeking H-1B Employees Not to Discriminate Against U.S. Worker
    The Justice Department cautioned employers filing H-1B petitions not to discriminate against U.S. workers. The warning came as the federal government began accepting employers’ H-1B visa petitions for the next fiscal year. The H-1B…
Rank this Week: 4991

Chicago Immigration Lawyer Blog

Chicago Immigration Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.chicagoimmigrationlawyer-blog.com/
  • May 24

    Venezuela Now Leads in U.S. Asylum Application Filing

    Venezuela Now Leads in U.S. Asylum Application Filing
    Venezuela is now the top U.S. Asylum Seeking nation since the crash of the Venezuela economy and the government’s widespread persecution and harassment of opponents of Nicolas Maduro.  Venezuela is in crisis, with its people…
  • May 5

    Married to a U.S. Citizen? You Might Be Able to Adjust to Legal Status without Leaving the Country

    Married to a U.S. Citizen? You Might Be Able to Adjust to Legal Status without Leaving the Country
    One way to Adjust Status to permanent residence status in the United States is by marriage to a U.S. Citizen.  Through adjustment of status, an undocumented person may achieve permanent residence status without returning to his/her…
  • Apr 24

    Immigrants – Know Your Rights if Department of Homeland Security / ICE Comes to Your Home

    Immigrants – Know Your Rights if Department of Homeland Security / ICE Comes to Your Home
    If you are undocumented and approached by Law Enforcement, the Department of Homeland Security, ICE or other Immigration Officials – you do have certain rights.  If encountered at home, you do not have to open the door unless the…
Rank this Week: 3527

Global Immigration Blog

Global Immigration Blog

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

http://www.globalimmigrationblog.com
  • May 24

    Temporary Protected Status for Haitians Extended Six Month

    Temporary Protected Status for Haitians Extended Six Month
    The Temporary Protected Status (TPS) program for Haitians will be extended an additional six months, until January 22, 2018, Secretary of Homeland Security John F. Kelly has announced. While in TPS, individuals are protected from deportation…
  • May 22

    U.S. Considers NAFTA Renegotiation

    U.S. Considers NAFTA Renegotiation
    Those on TN “visas” and the employers who rely on them can breathe a sigh of relief— for now. While President Donald Trump has issued his recent notice to Congress of his intent to begin the process of renegotiating NAFTA,…
  • May 22

    Ninth Circuit Hears Challenge to Trump’s Travel Ban Again

    Ninth Circuit Hears Challenge to Trump’s Travel Ban Again
    President Donald Trump’s own statements and deference to the Executive regarding travel ban Executive Orders are again the focus of oral arguments before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. On May 15, 2017, in State of…
Rank this Week: 1971

Altro & Associates Blog

Altro & Associates Blog

Covers Canadian immigration news and laws.

http://www.altrolevy.com/category/all/
  • May 24

    EB-5 Alternatives: E and L Visa

    EB-5 Alternatives: E and L Visa
    Options for living and working in the U.S. without the $500-$1M sticker price. The post EB-5 Alternatives: E and L Visas appeared first on Altro Levy LLP.
  • May 16

    The Importance of Multi-Jurisdictional Powers of Attorney

    The Importance of Multi-Jurisdictional Powers of Attorney
    This blog discussed the importance of understanding multi-jurisdictional powers of attorney for Canadians who travel between Canada and the US. The post The Importance of Multi-Jurisdictional Powers of Attorney appeared first on Altro Levy…
  • May 11

    Americans in Canada: Taxation of Principal Residence at Death

    Americans in Canada: Taxation of Principal Residence at Death
    I’m an American living in Canada: how will my principal residence be taxed when I die? The post Americans in Canada: Taxation of Principal Residence at Death appeared first on Altro Levy LLP.
Rank this Week: 4881

EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program

EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program

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

http://eb5greencard.blogspot.com/
  • May 23

    USCIS releases EB-5 visa case processing times report

    USCIS releases EB-5 visa case processing times report
    Dated March 31, 2017, USCIS released processing times for EB-5 visa related petitions today (May 23). The news is bleak and reflects slower processing even as the agency hires new employees and trains them. The Immigrant Investor Program…
  • Apr 12

    Chicago Convention Center scammer sentenced to 3 years in prison

    Chicago Convention Center scammer sentenced to 3 years in prison
    Seehttp://tinyurl.com/k9p26e3
  • Mar 21

    USCIS Message: EB-5 Regional Center Compliance Audit

    USCIS Message: EB-5 Regional Center Compliance Audit
    Dear Stakeholder, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announces the launch of an EB-5 Regional Center Compliance Audit Program.  Regional center compliance audits are an additional way to enhance program integrity…
Rank this Week: 4745

ImmigRantings

ImmigRantings

Comments on immigration law. By Slowik & Robinson LLC.

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

    Immigration-Related Arrests are on the Rise and the Republicans are Crafting a New Bill

    Immigration-Related Arrests are on the Rise and the Republicans are Crafting a New Bill
    Even in the absence of any newly signed executive orders, immigration topics continue to dominate the news cycle.  This week, Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), the agency tasked with enforcing the nation’s immigration…
  • May 10

    Alternatives to the H-1B Visa for Workers and Companie

    Alternatives to the H-1B Visa for Workers and Companie
    At around this time of the year, there is a split among foreign nationals and U.S. companies. Approximately one-third of them are celebrating the fact that their H-1B petitions were selected in the lottery, and the remaining two-thirds are…
  • Mar 27

    The H-1B Lottery Starts Next Week – Are You Ready?

    The H-1B Lottery Starts Next Week – Are You Ready?
    Next week, USCIS will begin to accept cap-subject H-1B petitions for the 2018 fiscal year.  Many immigration law firms, U.S. businesses, and foreign nationals have been preparing their petitions for several weeks in anticipation of the…
Rank this Week: 2205

Immigration and Employment Law…

Immigration and Employment Law Blog

By Coane & Associates.

http://immigrationandemploymentlaw.wordpress.com/
  • May 23

    This Week’s Visit to Twitter Headquarter

    This Week’s Visit to Twitter Headquarter
      I had the opportunity to visit the San Francisco headquarters of Twitter today, and got to meet the Twitter founder and CEO, Jack Dorsey. For those of you who know me well, I am a big fan of social media, so what a tremendous honor to…
  • May 16

    EB-1 Green Card for Individuals with Extraordinary Abilitie

    EB-1 Green Card for Individuals with Extraordinary Abilitie
    One of my favorite immigration topics is the EB-1 extraordinary worker green card. The great part of this is that it is a law which permits a foreign national to sponsor themselves for a green card. No American sponsor is necessary and no one…
  • May 2

    Alternatives for H-1B Visa Cap

    Alternatives for H-1B Visa Cap
    Within the first 5 days of April 2017 U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS) announced that it reached the annual 85,000 H-1B visa cap. Although, USCIS did not make the number of applications received public, the…
Rank this Week: 827

PanCanadian Immigration Law Group

PanCanadian Immigration Law Group

Covers the process of immigrating to Canada.

http://immigrationcanada.pro/blog/
  • May 23

    How to Apply for Canadian Citizenship

    How to Apply for Canadian Citizenship
    Requirements to Become a Canadian Citizen To become a citizen of Canada, there are eligibility criteria that must be met in order to qualify. The requirements to become a Canadian citizen are set by Immigration, Refugees and…
  • May 16

    How To Apply for a Canadian Work Visa

    How To Apply for a Canadian Work Visa
    How Do I Apply For a Canada Work Permit? To apply for a work permit before coming to Canada you will need to go to the visa office in your country. You can apply from within the country but only if you meet specific guidelines. You…
  • May 13

    Canada Immigrant Dependent Age Increases from 19 to 21

    Canada Immigrant Dependent Age Increases from 19 to 21
    Effective October 24, 2017, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) will increase the immigrant dependent age from 19 to 21. The age increase will provide significant benefits: immigrant dependents will be able to…
Rank this Week: 3806

Florida Immigration Law Blog

Florida Immigration Law Blog

By Colombo & Hurd, PL.

http://www.colombohurdlaw.com/news-articles/
Rank this Week: 2691

Immigration Lawyer Blog

Immigration Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.immigrationlawyerblog.com/
  • May 22

    E-2 Visas for Franchisee

    E-2 Visas for Franchisee
    In this video attorney Jacob Sapochnick discusses the E-2 visa option for franchisees with Sheila Purim the co-founder of Franchise Wizard, a consulting service that helps entrepreneurs connect with franchisors. The E-2 treaty investor visa…
  • May 15

    Obtaining the 212(d)(3) Waiver to Overcome Inadmissability

    Obtaining the 212(d)(3) Waiver to Overcome Inadmissability
    In this video attorney Jacob Sapochnick discusses the non-immigrant visa waiver process for individuals who are ineligible to obtain a non-immigrant visa (such as a tourist visa or work visa) due to previous immigration violations such as an…
  • May 1

    The Consequences of Overstaying the Visa Waiver Program: A Case Study

    The Consequences of Overstaying the Visa Waiver Program: A Case Study
    In this video, attorney Jacob Sapochnick explains the potential problems that may arise when an immigrant who has overstayed the Visa Waiver Program later applies for adjustment of status based on their marriage to a US citizen. In this case…
Rank this Week: 5140

Marriage Visa Attorney Blog

Marriage Visa Attorney Blog

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

http://www.marriagevisaattorney.com/
  • May 22

    How Social Media can affect the Fiance Visa and Marriage Visa proce

    How Social Media can affect the Fiance Visa and Marriage Visa proce
    Many people have taken to various forms of social media to share pictures and provide information about themselves. In some cases, its used to communicate directly with another person. Unlike emails and phone calls, a record of your…
  • May 13

    New Required Edition Of The I-129F Petition For Alien Relative

    New Required Edition Of The I-129F Petition For Alien Relative
    Applying for a K1 Fiance Visa starts with the filing of form I-129f Petition for Alien fiancé(e). Starting June 9, 2017, USCIS will only accept the 04/10/17 edition of the I-129f form. This new form is more extensive…
  • Feb 6

    K2 Visas for the Children of a K1 Fiance

    K2 Visas for the Children of a K1 Fiance
    US Immigration provides visas for the children of an approved fiancé when requested. These visas are known as K2 Visas. K2 visas are “derivative visas” to the K1 Fiance Visa. In plain English, visas for the…
Rank this Week: 2707

Montag Law blog

Montag Law blog

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

http://www.montaglaw.com/blog
  • May 21

    An example of how a court deals with contrary precedents in making a decision.

    An example of how a court deals with contrary precedents in making a decision.
    It has been a while since I have blogged. My apologies. Between executive orders and all the other shenanigans (if high crimes and misdemeanors are shenanigans), I have been distracted. Having not been to a demonstration since I was 16 years…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 477

Orbit Law Blog

Orbit Law Blog

Provides commentary on immigration issues in the news and a review of immigration related policies. By Orbit Law, PLLC.

http://www.orbitlawpllc.com/blog-right-sidebar/
  • May 19

    Starting a Business by an H-1B Visa Holder

    Starting a Business by an H-1B Visa Holder
    Increasingly, we find that we are answering questions from  entrepreneurial souls who want to start their own businesses to market their great ideas but are hobbled in their goals due to the severe restrictions placed on certain visa…
  • Apr 12

    Alert to Frequent Fliers: Customs & Border Protection (CBP) needs to borrow your electronic devices and data!

    Alert to Frequent Fliers: Customs & Border Protection (CBP) needs to borrow your electronic devices and data!
    Although this may seem unfathomable to most in the U.S, the Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has begun a routine process of inspecting electronic devices of ALL incoming passengers. Yes that also includes US Citizens and Lawful Permanent…
  • Feb 6

    Employer’s Guide to H-1B Visa Filing in Uncertain Time

    Employer’s Guide to H-1B Visa Filing in Uncertain Time
    The recent spurt of Executive Orders and speculations that the current Administration plans to severely curtail the availability of H-1B visas even further than has been the case in the last few years has caused much consternation and fear in…
Rank this Week: 4086

The Immigration Answer Man

The Immigration Answer Man

Covers US immigration law. By Ari Sauer.

http://immigrationanswerman.com/
Rank this Week: 786

Rabinowitz & Rabinowitz, P.C. Blog

Rabinowitz & Rabinowitz, P.C. Blog

Covers immigration law.

http://www.rabinowitzrabinowitz.com/blog/
  • May 17

    The CRS Issues Report on Sanctuary Citie

    The CRS Issues Report on Sanctuary Citie
    The Congressional Research Service (CRS) has issued a report on sanctuary cities, addressing the issue of how to define a sanctuary city, specific limitations that states and localities have placed on immigration enforcement activity, and…
  • Apr 19

    Two courts enjoin President Trump’s modified executive order

    Two courts enjoin President Trump’s modified executive order
    President Trump issued a new executive order on March 6, 2017 blocking citizens of six predominantly Muslim nations from entering the United States. Nine days later on March 15, 2017, a federal court in Hawaii issued an order enjoining the…
  • Mar 3

    USCIS Announces Suspension of H-1B Petition Premium Processing

    USCIS Announces Suspension of H-1B Petition Premium Processing
    In a surprise announcement on March 3, 2017, USCIS advised that it will suspend its premium processing service for all H-1B petitions starting April 3, 2017.  April 3, 2017 is the earliest date that U.S. employers can file cap subject…
Rank this Week: 2460

US Immigration Blog

US Immigration Blog

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

http://blog.messersmithlaw.com
  • May 15

    EB1 Requirement

    EB1 Requirement
    Documentation for EB1 Requirements The EB1A green card is for aliens of extraordinary ability engaged in the arts, sciences, business, education or athletics. Many scientists, post docs, and PhD students utilize the EB1A category to self…
  • Apr 26

    Athlete Visa and Athlete Green Card Option

    Athlete Visa and Athlete Green Card Option
    For foreign nationals who wish to come to the United States to work or perform as an athlete in sports like football, basketball, hockey, MMA, tennis, golf or in other competitions, there are several different visa and green card options to…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 4762

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: 1703

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: 996

Immigrating to America

Immigrating to America

Focuses on business immigration law. By Lisa D. Ramirez and Daniel D. Kim.

http://immigrating.wordpress.com
  • May 10

    Kushner & Trump and the EB-5 Regional Center Extension

    Kushner & Trump and the EB-5 Regional Center Extension
    First things first, the EB-5 Regional Center program has been extended until September 30, 2017 as part of a larger federal budget extension. And as we’ve pointed out previously (but bears repeating), the extension affects the Regional…
  • Feb 9

    EB-5 Impending Change

    EB-5 Impending Change
      Given all the turmoil with the new executive orders from the new administration in 2017 — along with the rumors of unsigned executive orders and proposed bills floating around — we’ve been trying to wait for some of…
  • Aug 30

    Worldwide Passports for Sale

    Worldwide Passports for Sale
      We essentially focus on US based immigration.  People who want to come into the United States to invest and set up businesses primarily. It’s interesting to see what other countries are doing in this regard.  The US is…
Rank this Week: 4333

Immigration Attorney Blog

Immigration Attorney Blog

By Brian D. Lerner.

http://brian-d-lerner-blog.com/
  • May 8

    Hire a qualified Immigration Attorney and Deportation Lawyer

    Hire a qualified Immigration Attorney and Deportation Lawyer
    Hiring a Deportation Attorney is Critical to the Success of the Case   Hiring a Los Angeles Immigration Attorney is critical to the successful outcome of your case. Immigration Law is changing all the time. What used to be the law is no…
  • May 8

    BIA Says Noncitizens Who Assist in Persecution Need Not Have a Persecutory Motive to Be Subject to the Persecutor Bar

    BIA Says Noncitizens Who Assist in Persecution Need Not Have a Persecutory Motive to Be Subject to the Persecutor Bar
    In a precedent decision issued today, the BIA held that the persecutor bar in INA §241(b)(3)(B)(i) applies to a noncitizen who assists or otherwise participates in the persecution of an individual because of that person’s race,…
  • May 1

    Virgina Ct. Says Burglary NOT aggravated felon

    Virgina Ct. Says Burglary NOT aggravated felon
    The Fourth Circuit denied the petition for review, holding that the offense of statutory burglary in Virginia does not constitute an aggravated felony under the categorical approach for purposes of immigration law.Filed under: best…
Rank this Week: 3546

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/
  • May 5

    Ways to Get a Green Card or Lawful Permanent Resident (LPR)

    Ways to Get a Green Card or Lawful Permanent Resident (LPR)
    Fork in the Road. You know your destination, or where you need to be, but are taking an unfamiliar path to get there. Suddenly you stop. “What now?” you ask yourself as you ponder the fork in the path. “Right or left?”…
  • Apr 28

    NYS DMV Driver Responsibility Assessment

    NYS DMV Driver Responsibility Assessment
    The Unsuspecting Victim. Marie knew it was personal, that officer always stared her down when she dropped her kids off at the elementary school. Officer Smith had always held a grudge against her husband for losing the baseball championship…
  • Apr 21

    Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, DACA

    Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, DACA
    Imagine yourself for a moment planning a night out with someone special. Instead of the night turning out how you had planned, the evening ends with you being forced to walk across the border into Mexico with nothing – just the clothes…
Rank this Week: 1856

The Startup Stream

The Startup Stream

By McAvoy & Murphy Law Firm. Covers estate planning, real estate, immigration, bankruptcy, and business.

https://thestartupstream.wordpress.com/
  • May 4

    Chapter 13 Bankruptcy- Voluntary Repayment Plan for Individuals with Regular Income

    Chapter 13 Bankruptcy- Voluntary Repayment Plan for Individuals with Regular Income
    [DISCLAIMER: This may be considered attorney advertising] When many people think about Bankruptcy, they are thinking about liquidation, also known as chapter 7 bankruptcy, and all the worries about exemptions that come with it. Many common…
  • Nov 17

    4 Tips for Finding an Attorney in Wisconsin

    4 Tips for Finding an Attorney in Wisconsin
    Finding an attorney in Wisconsin is easy. Finding the best attorney for your specific legal issue, however, can be quite difficult unless you know what to look for. If you follow these tips, you should have a better chance of finding your…
  • Nov 4

    Posner’s Reflections on Judging: A Discussion of Legal Style

    Posner’s Reflections on Judging: A Discussion of Legal Style
    While immersing myself  in Judge Posner’s Reflections on Judging, again I found myself interested in his discussion on the differences between the concepts of legal realism and legal formalism. In this reading, Judge Posner…
Rank this Week: 1837

US Immigration Law Blog

US Immigration Law Blog

Covers immigration news. By Ashwin Sharma.

http://ashwinsharma.com
  • May 3

    USCIS Completes Data Entry for FY2018 H-1B Cap Subject Petition

    USCIS Completes Data Entry for FY2018 H-1B Cap Subject Petition
    USCIS announced that it has completed data entry of all FY2018 H-1B cap-subject petitions selected in the computer-generated random process. USCIS will now begin returning all H-1B cap-subject petitions that were not selected.
  • Apr 18

    What’s in the new “Buy American, Hire American” Executive Order?

    What’s in the new “Buy American, Hire American” Executive Order?
    On April 18, 2017, President Trump signed a new Executive Order, “Buy American and Hire American.” In the “Hire American” portion of the order, Trump announced he was directing DOL, DOJ, DHS, and DOS to review the…
  • Apr 18

    AILA: Impact of “Hire American” Provisions in New Executive Order Remains to Be Seen

    AILA: Impact of “Hire American” Provisions in New Executive Order Remains to Be Seen
    WASHINGTON, DC – Today, President Trump signed his latest Executive Order “Buy American and Hire American.” The American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) observed that while today’s announcement reflects the…
Rank this Week: 887

Chicago Immigration Lawyer Blog

Chicago Immigration Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.theusimmigrationlawyer.com/
  • Apr 20

    Derecogniton of ACICS by U.S. Department of Education, and its effect on international F and M student

    Derecogniton of ACICS by U.S. Department of Education, and its effect on international F and M student
    On December 12, 2016, The U.S. Department of Education announced that it will derecognize the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS) as an accrediting agency. This will have immediate effect on foreign students who…
  • Apr 4

    USCIS zooms in on H-1B petitions for computer occupation

    USCIS zooms in on H-1B petitions for computer occupation
    On March 31, 2017, USCIS rescinded a memorandum from December 22, 2000, called “Guidance memo on H-1B computer related positions.”  According to USCIS rescinding this 2000 memorandum will prevent inconsistencies because it…
  • Mar 6

    President Trump Reissued the Order Suspending Entry for 90 Day

    President Trump Reissued the Order Suspending Entry for 90 Day
    President Trump today signed a new Executive Order, explaining the reasons to suspend admission of foreign nationals from certain countries.  The Order, entitled Executive Order Protecting The Nation From Foreign Terrorist Entry Into The…
Rank this Week: 2143

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/
Rank this Week: 3511

Ayo and Iken PLC General Practice…

Ayo and Iken PLC General Practice Blog

Covers Florida law topics.

http://www.myfloridalaw.com/blog/
  • Apr 19

    15 Signs Your Spouse Has Checked Out of the Marriage

    15 Signs Your Spouse Has Checked Out of the Marriage
    All marriages go through ups and downs and highs and lows. After all, living with another person, meshing your lives together, is not always easy, no matter how much you love one another. Particularly when you have children, you can get so…
  • Feb 1

    New Florida Bill on Custody

    New Florida Bill on Custody
    A bill has been filed Jan. 30 that could bring about a major change in how the state and courts handle the mission of enhancing parenting time-sharing opportunities. Sen. Jeff Brandes, R-St. Petersburg, filed Senate Bill 590, which his office…
  • Jan 18

    15 Mistakes Many Women Make in a Divorce

    15 Mistakes Many Women Make in a Divorce
    Some have likened divorce to the psychological equivalent of a triple bypass—painful, complicated, and with a difficult recovery period. Because many of those who go through a divorce are in an intensely emotional state, mistakes can be…
Rank this Week: 2805

Law Blog

Law Blog

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

http://hanoverlawpc.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 18

    Does your client have a right to see the evidence against him? (Criminal)

    Does your client have a right to see the evidence against him? (Criminal)
    Part of the job of a good defense attorney is to fight. Not random gestures aimed at demons and ghosts, but rather concerted efforts to prevent our clients from being trampled by the well intentioned bootheels of the prosecutorial beasties. …
  • Apr 18

    The difference between "credible fear" and "reasonable fear" interviews by ICE/DHS

    The difference between "credible fear" and "reasonable fear" interviews by ICE/DHS
    From time to time we run into this question -- what is the difference between there two types of interviews? A recent question asked on an immigration board, to which we belong, is typical: I have a detained client who received a positive…
  • Apr 2

    Drug use and the I-485

    Drug use and the I-485
    Section 3 of the I-485 -- asking about drugs.I had a chance to help a fellow practitioner the other day, and I thought I would share his question so others might benefit, too! You do a ton of litigation, and I also know you are…
Rank this Week: 3076

Pobjecky & Pobjecky Blog

Pobjecky & Pobjecky Blog

Information on immigration for individuals and businesses.

http://pobjeckylaw.com/blog/
  • Apr 14

    Visas for Teacher

    Visas for Teacher
    VISAS FOR TEACHERS Spring flowers are being replaced with April showers, and the children are restless.  As summer nears, many public schools will need to replenish their workforce.  With a shortage of qualified teachers in many…
  • Mar 1

    Can You Pass the Citizenship Test?

    Can You Pass the Citizenship Test?
    For people eager to become citizens, there are plenty of legal hurdles to pass, but one of the final tests on the path to citizenship is a test of 10 questions known as the Civics Test. If you were actually taking the test, it is not in a…
  • Aug 24

    4 Immigration Scams to Be Aware Of

    4 Immigration Scams to Be Aware Of
    There are a number of common scams inflicted on innocent immigrants every year. One example occurred in Florida is when Josefa Siverio stole checks and money orders that hopeful applicants paid. The applications were ultimately denied when…
Rank this Week: 2474

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/
  • Apr 13

    Texas House committee advances "Sanctuary Cities Lite" bill

    Texas House committee advances "Sanctuary Cities Lite" bill
    Texas Tribune by Julian Aguilar The Texas House advanced their "Sanctuary Cities Lite" bill out of committee yesterday. Although less harsh than the Senate bill, it criminalizes heads of law enforcement agencies who do not cooperate…
  • Mar 8

    The Sanctuary Movement in the U.S.

    The Sanctuary Movement in the U.S.
    Interesting podcasts about the Sanctuary movement to protect Central Americans seeking asylum in the U.S. in the 1980's from 99% Invisible. (2 episodes) Sanctuary, Part 1: Church In the 1980s, Rev. John Fife and his congregation at Southside…
  • Mar 2

    Waco Immigration Information Session

    Waco Immigration Information Session
    Immigration Information Session Come hear Susan and other attorneys speak about: Current removal priorities and activities Your rights if you have an encounter with Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) DACA going forward Family Safety…
Rank this Week: 74

Immigration Lawyer Blog

Immigration Lawyer Blog

Covers immigration law. By Hartzman Law Firm.

http://www.immigrationlawyerblog.net/
  • Apr 5

    Trump Administration Announces Crackdown H-1B Visa Fraud

    Trump Administration Announces Crackdown H-1B Visa Fraud
    President Trump ran his presidential campaign on a pledge to protect the jobs of American workers. As part of this pledge, President Trump routinely on the campaign trail said that he wanted to limit legal immigration to the United States.…
  • Mar 16

    Federal Judge in Hawaii Blocks President Trump’s Travel Ban

    Federal Judge in Hawaii Blocks President Trump’s Travel Ban
    On January 27, 2017, President Trump signed an executive order banning individuals from seven predominantly Muslim countries (Sudan, Somalia, Iran, Iraq, Libya, Yemen, and Syria) from entering the United States. On February 3, 2017, a federal…
  • Mar 8

    President Trump’s New Immigration Executive Order: What You Need to Know

    President Trump’s New Immigration Executive Order: What You Need to Know
    On January 27, 2017, President Trump signed an executive order, “Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry into the United States”.  On February 3, 2017, a federal court in the State of Washington, issued a temporary…
Rank this Week: 2420