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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: 61

Underdog Blog

Underdog Blog

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

http://katzjustice.com/blog/
  • Apr 21

    When courts protect questionable police searches through the inevitable discovery doctrine

    When courts protect questionable police searches through the inevitable discovery doctrine
    Often when I challenge police searches for lack of a search warrant or for other Constitutional infirmities, the prosecutor argues that the incriminating evidence would inevitably have been lawfully discovered by police if not first…
  • Apr 20

    Bill O’Reilly departs Fox, having interviewed me three time

    Bill O’Reilly departs Fox, having interviewed me three time
    Bill O'Reilly is gone from Fox, likely with a golden parachute. The sexual harassment complaints and settlements rolled in, regardless of how true those accusations were or not. He would cut off the microphones of numerous guests with whom he…
  • Apr 19

    Let each 4/20 bring us closer to complete marijuana legalization

    Let each 4/20 bring us closer to complete marijuana legalization
    Each year, the relevant dialogue about marijuana legalization moves even further as a serious dialogue rather than anything susceptible to being portrayed as stoners' folly. Worldwide each year, marijuana becomes more accepted for medicinal…
Rank this Week: 1354

PanCanadian Immigration Law Group

PanCanadian Immigration Law Group

Covers the process of immigrating to Canada.

http://immigrationcanada.pro/blog/
  • Apr 21

    Bill C-23 Gives US Customs and Border Officers More Authority in Canada

    Bill C-23 Gives US Customs and Border Officers More Authority in Canada
    Immigration experts are concerned about the legal implications of Bill C-23 for the current 12 million Canadians who go through preclearance at Canada airports. The bill was first negotiated between the governments of former prime…
  • Apr 19

    NAFTA CROSS-BORDER ACTIVITY

    NAFTA CROSS-BORDER ACTIVITY
    NAFTA REQUIREMENTS FOR WORKING IN THE U.S.: presented by Canada Immigration Lawyer Evelyn Ackah, Founder and Managing Lawyer Ackah Business Immigration Law  NAFTA REQUIREMENTS FOR WORKING IN THE U.S.: presented by Canada Immigration…
  • Apr 14

    Canada Travel Update for Dual National

    Canada Travel Update for Dual National
    Important Update for Canada Business Travellers: New Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada rules put into effect in November 2016 require many travellers to get an ETA (electronic travel authorization) before they…
Rank this Week: 3536

Altro & Associates Blog

Altro & Associates Blog

Covers Canadian immigration news and laws.

http://www.altrolevy.com/category/all/
  • Apr 21

    If I die, my spouse will get everything

    If I die, my spouse will get everything
    This blog outlines the consequences of dying without a Will in Ontario and whether and how much a spouse will inherit under Ontario law. The post If I die, my spouse will get everything appeared first on Altro Levy LLP.
  • Apr 18

    Tax Filing Deadline Extensions for U.S. Citizens Living Abroad

    Tax Filing Deadline Extensions for U.S. Citizens Living Abroad
    The post Tax Filing Deadline Extensions for U.S. Citizens Living Abroad appeared first on Altro Levy LLP.
  • Apr 13

    Understanding the U.S. Immigration System

    Understanding the U.S. Immigration System
    U.S. Immigration: How to Live and Work in the U.S., Legally The post Understanding the U.S. Immigration System appeared first on Altro Levy LLP.
Rank this Week: 4712

Global Immigration Blog

Global Immigration Blog

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

http://www.globalimmigrationblog.com
  • Apr 21

    Expect Redesigned Green Cards from USCIS

    Expect Redesigned Green Cards from USCIS
    After May 1, 2017, be on the lookout for redesigned Green Cards and Employment Authorization Documents (EADs). The USCIS will start issuing newly styled cards on May 1 as part of the “Next Generation Secure Identification Document…
  • Apr 19

    H-1B Visa Executive Order

    H-1B Visa Executive Order
    In the wake of the lowest number of H-1B visa petitions filed in five years (199,000), President Donald Trump has signed an Executive Order dubbed “Buy American, Hire American.” It is focused on reform of the H-1B non-immigration…
  • Apr 17

    Reminder: Glitch in Form I-9 in November 2016

    Reminder: Glitch in Form I-9 in November 2016
    USCIS is reminding employers that if they are continuing to use a Form I-9 (“Smart Form”) that was downloaded between November 14 (when the form first became available) and November 17, 2016, they should download, save, and start…
Rank this Week: 3597

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/
  • Apr 21

    E2 Visa Fees 2017 | Application Cost, Investment Amount, Lawyer Fee

    E2 Visa Fees 2017 | Application Cost, Investment Amount, Lawyer Fee
    One of the main purposes of the immigration system is to allow foreign nationals into the U.S. who will make a positive impact on the United States economy, society, and job market. Because of that, it should not be surprising ……
  • Apr 17

    Breaking News: H1B Cap Reached – The Numbers Are In

    Breaking News: H1B Cap Reached – The Numbers Are In
    It’s finally here, the long-awaited results from the 2018 H1B visa lottery. Thousands of people petitioned on April 3rd and now the numbers have been tallied. As you know, the regular cap has 65,000 spots available and the advanced…
  • Apr 14

    L1 Processing Time | Extension, Premium Processing, Green Card

    L1 Processing Time | Extension, Premium Processing, Green Card
    For multinational employers who are looking to transfer their high-ranking employees to branches and offices to the U.S., there simply is no better visa class than the L1 visa. However, many companies of that caliber run along well-defined…
Rank this Week: 338

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/
  • Apr 21

    Alternatives to the H-1B Visa for Individuals who did not make the FY2018 H-1B Quota

    Alternatives to the H-1B Visa for Individuals who did not make the FY2018 H-1B Quota
    Now that all of the new H-1B visas for the 2018 Fiscal Year have been allocated, What options do Employers who are looking to hire Foreign National Professionals have? Here are some creative solutions to this problem: OPT – STEM…
  • Apr 20

    Reminder – USCIS Immigration Filing Fees to Increase

    Reminder – USCIS Immigration Filing Fees to Increase
    USCIS has raised its immigration filing fees effective December 23, 2016. Applications and petitions postmarked or filed on or after December 23, 2016, must include these new fees. Please note that USCIS will reject your submission if the…
  • Apr 19

    Administrative Appeals Office (AAO) Processing Times – 4/1/17 *Using New Data Format

    Administrative Appeals Office (AAO) Processing Times – 4/1/17 *Using New Data Format
    Administrative Appeals Office (AAO) Processing Times were released with processing dates as of 4/1/17. If you filed an appeal, please review the link below to determine the applicable processing time associated with your particular case.…
Rank this Week: 4444

UpCounsel Blog

UpCounsel Blog

About making your business leaner, faster and smarter.

https://www.upcounsel.com/blog
Rank this Week: 2230

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: 2245

Florida Immigration Law Blog

Florida Immigration Law Blog

By Colombo & Hurd, PL.

http://www.colombohurdlaw.com/news-articles/
  • Apr 20

    “Final” Temporary EB-5 Extension Expected as April Reauthorization Deadline Approache

    “Final” Temporary EB-5 Extension Expected as April Reauthorization Deadline Approache
    EB-5 and the regional center visa program has experienced some turbulent times over the past several years. Despite attracting little attention for the first two decades of its existence, the EB-5 visa program exploded onto the scene…
  • Apr 3

    Prior to Tweet Controversy, Embattled Representative Introduced Bill to Kill EB-5 Program

    Prior to Tweet Controversy, Embattled Representative Introduced Bill to Kill EB-5 Program
    Many news watchers are probably keenly familiar with U.S. Representative Steve King due to his potentially offensive remarks and tweets regarding race relations in the United States. Recently, a furor erupted over recent tweets by King in…
  • Mar 30

    Detained DREAMer Released After Being Held for 6 Week

    Detained DREAMer Released After Being Held for 6 Week
    Six weeks ago, DREAMer Daniel Ramirez Media was taken into custody by ICE despite his protected status. The arrest and detainment of this DREAMer set off panic among many immigrants and family members who had relied on their protected status…
Rank this Week: 2061

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: 2987

Immigration Lawyers Blog

Immigration Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.immigrationlawyersblog.com/
  • 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…
  • Apr 12

    Putting American Workers First: USCIS Announces Further Measures to Detect H-1B Visa Fraud and Abuse

    Putting American Workers First: USCIS Announces Further Measures to Detect H-1B Visa Fraud and Abuse
    UCSIS recently announced that it will restructure the focus of H-1B site visits. The H-1B visa is an employment based visa in which the employer petitions USCIS to grant lawful status for the purposes of work on the behalf of the employee.…
Rank this Week: 4230

Immigration Attorney Blog

Immigration Attorney Blog

By Brian D. Lerner.

http://brian-d-lerner-blog.com/
  • Apr 19

    New Design of Green Card

    New Design of Green Card
    U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services today announced a redesign to the Permanent Resident Card (also known as a Green Card) and the Employment Authorization Document (EAD) as part of the Next Generation Secure Identification…
  • Apr 16

    Crime of Moral turpitude found

    Crime of Moral turpitude found
    Assault with a deadly weapon or force likely to produce great bodily injury under California law is categorically a crime involving moral turpitude. Ceron v. Holder, 747 F.3d 773 (9th Cir. 2014) (en banc), distinguished.Filed under: best…
  • Apr 11

    Sexual violation case ruled upon

    Sexual violation case ruled upon
    A sexual offense in violation of a statute enacted to protect children is a crime involving moral turpitude where the victim is particularly young—that is, under 14 years of age—or is under 16 and the age differential between the…
Rank this Week: 413

Rabinowitz & Rabinowitz, P.C. Blog

Rabinowitz & Rabinowitz, P.C. Blog

Covers immigration law.

http://www.rabinowitzrabinowitz.com/blog/
  • 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…
  • Feb 24

    Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals upholds TRO against President Trump’s January 27, 2017 executive order

    Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals upholds TRO against President Trump’s January 27, 2017 executive order
    On February 9, a three-judge panel of the U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals unanimously upheld a temporary restraining order (TRO) against President Trump’s January 27 executive order preventing travelers from seven Muslim-majority…
Rank this Week: 2169

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: 2016

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
  • Apr 19

    Trump Signs Executive Order Restricting H-1B Visa

    Trump Signs Executive Order Restricting H-1B Visa
    “Buy American, Hire American” The President of the United States, Donald Trump, will sign an executive order prioritizing Americans over foreign workers. This order will be directed towards federal agencies that recommend changes…
  • Apr 11

    H-1B Visas Reached The Yearly Cap In 4 Day

    H-1B Visas Reached The Yearly Cap In 4 Day
    Once again, there has been an alarming demand for H-1B visa’s in the United States. On Monday, April 3rd, the United States government began to accept applications for the H-1B visas which are usually granted to foreign tech workers. On…
  • Apr 11

    H-1B Visas Reached The Yearly Cap In 4 Day

    H-1B Visas Reached The Yearly Cap In 4 Day
    Once again, there has been an alarming demand for H-1B visa’s in the United States. On Monday, April 3rd, the United States government began to accept applications for the H-1B visas which are usually granted to foreign tech workers. On…
Rank this Week: 522

Cuba Law Blog

Cuba Law Blog

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

http://www.attorneycuba.com/
  • Apr 19

    Cuban Migration at Sea Has Fallen Since End of ‘Wet-Foot, Dry-Foot’, U.S. Coast Guard Official Say

    Cuban Migration at Sea Has Fallen Since End of ‘Wet-Foot, Dry-Foot’, U.S. Coast Guard Official Say
    The number of Cubans caught at sea off the coast of Florida has fallen since former U.S. President Barack Obama ended the ‘wet foot, dry foot’ policy during his final days in office, according to Admiral Paul Zukunft, commandant…
  • Apr 17

    Spirit Becomes Fifth Airline to End Flights to Cuba

    Spirit Becomes Fifth Airline to End Flights to Cuba
    Spirit Airlines will officially end its flights to Havana from Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport in June, the Miramar-based carrier announced. It is the fifth U.S.-based airline to cut back flights to Cuba this year. “Due…
  • Apr 14

    Airbnb Has Reportedly Not Been Sending Payments to Hosts in Cuba for Months Now

    Airbnb Has Reportedly Not Been Sending Payments to Hosts in Cuba for Months Now
    Cuban locals who rent their homes to U.S. visitors using Airbnb have been complaining about not receiving payments for months now, The Miami Herald reports. The American company opened its platform to Cubans after former U.S. President Barack…
Rank this Week: 2150

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: 2400

US Immigration Law Blog

US Immigration Law Blog

Covers immigration news. By Ashwin Sharma.

http://ashwinsharma.com
  • 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…
  • Apr 17

    Update on H-1B Cap Subject Petitions for FY2018: 199,000 Petitions Filed

    Update on H-1B Cap Subject Petitions for FY2018: 199,000 Petitions Filed
    On April 7, 2017, USCIS announced that it had received enough H-1B petitions to reach the statutory cap of 65,000 H-1B visas and 20,000 advanced degree visas for FY2018. On April 17, 2017, USCIS announced that it had received 199,000 H-1B…
Rank this Week: 618

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
  • Apr 18

    Use Your Rights. Don't Just Know Them.

    Use Your Rights. Don't Just Know Them.
    "Know your rights" has become a hashtag, and for good reason. Where your civil and constitutional rights are questioned or threatened, you have to, at a minimum, know what those rights are.But this isn't enough. It does no good to know your…
  • Mar 20

    Trumpaganda

    Trumpaganda
    ​Veteran journalist Scarborough tweeted, "I had said Friday was the worst day of Donald Trump's presidency. I was wrong. It is today." He was referring, of course, to FBI director James Comey's March 20 confirmation of an…
  • Mar 8

    #MuslimBan2 Deep Dive

    #MuslimBan2 Deep Dive
    The American Anti-Arab Discrimination Committee (ADC) invited attorney Hassan Ahmad today to do a "deep dive" into the Muslim Ban 2.0 today, going over a lot of the policy considerations and details of the new ban. The ban is a…
Rank this Week: 5138

Sarmiento Immigration Law Firm…

Sarmiento Immigration Law Firm Blog

Covers immigration law.

http://www.sarmientoimmigration.com/
Rank this Week: 3171

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/
  • Apr 17

    FY2018 H-1B Lottery Held for 199,000 Petition

    FY2018 H-1B Lottery Held for 199,000 Petition
    The USCIS received 199,000 petitions for the FY-2018 H-1B visas that will become available on October 1, 2017.  The lottery was held on April 11, 2017, for both the master’s cap cases (20,000 H-1B visas) and the regular cap cases…
  • Apr 12

    May 2017 Visa Bulletin—Little Movement in All Employment-Based Categories, Except Philippines EB-3

    May 2017 Visa Bulletin—Little Movement in All Employment-Based Categories, Except Philippines EB-3
    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…
  • Apr 7

    FY2018 H-1B Cap Reached

    FY2018 H-1B Cap Reached
    Not surprisingly, the USCIS announced today that the FY2018 H-1B cap has been met.  The USCIS will hold a lottery for the H-1B visas as early as next week.  Those selected will receive receipt notices in the mail; those rejected…
Rank this Week: 5045

Chicago Immigration Lawyer Blog

Chicago Immigration Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.chicagoimmigrationlawyer-blog.com/
  • Apr 17

    Policy Memo from Attorney General Jeff Session

    Policy Memo from Attorney General Jeff Session
    On April 11, 2017, Attorney General Jeff Sessions issued a memorandum to all federal prosecutors titled “Renewed Commitment to Criminal Immigration Enforcement,” in which he directs federal prosecutors to enforce the criminal laws…
  • Mar 13

    Expedited Removal Under the New Executive Order

    Expedited Removal Under the New Executive Order
    The latest Trump Executive Order on Border Security makes some significant changes on Expedited Removal and who will be subject to this Administrative Procedure.  Expedited Removal is a procedure that allows Department of Homeland…
  • Feb 23

    Immigration Deportation Priorities Memo

    Immigration Deportation Priorities Memo
    On January 25th, President Trump signed and executive order “Enhancing Pubic Safety in the Interior of the United States.”  Early this week, Department of Homeland Security Director John Kelly issued a memo further defining…
Rank this Week: 3155

Immigration Lawyer Blog

Immigration Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.immigrationlawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 17

    Marriage Adjustment of Status FAQ

    Marriage Adjustment of Status FAQ
    In this video attorney Jacob J. Sapochnick answers your frequently asked questions regarding adjustment of status based on marriage. Frequently Asked Questions Can we do the process inside the United States? This depends. If both the foreign…
  • Apr 11

    Thoughts on the Presidents Joint Address to Congress and Future Prospects on Immigration

    Thoughts on the Presidents Joint Address to Congress and Future Prospects on Immigration
    In this video attorney Jacob J. Sapochnick discusses his thoughts on President Trump’s speech to a joint session of Congress which took place February 2017, and the prospects for immigration reform going forward. Click the video below…
  • Apr 3

    Answering Your Immigration Questions Live on Facebook

    Answering Your Immigration Questions Live on Facebook
    In this video attorney Jacob J. Sapochnick answers your immigration questions live on Facebook. Posted by San Diego Immigration Lawyer, Jacob J. Sapochnick on Saturday, February 18, 2017 In this session, Jacob discusses what is new in…
Rank this Week: 5184

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/
  • Apr 17

    Why I Should Become A United States Citizen Right Away

    Why I Should Become A United States Citizen Right Away
    We’ve had many clients who come into our office as lawful permanent residents eligible to become a United States citizen.  We tell them the same thing, every time.  Run, do not walk, to apply to become a U.S.C.  Why?…
  • Apr 12

    Federal Government To Increase Prosecution of Immigration Related Crime

    Federal Government To Increase Prosecution of Immigration Related Crime
    Attorney General Jeff Sessions issued a memorandum (see bottom of this post to read the memorandum in full) to all federal prosecutors today demanding prioritization of immigration related prosecutions.  Specifically, he calls for the…
  • Apr 10

    What is an Aggravated Felony for Immigration Purposes?

    What is an Aggravated Felony for Immigration Purposes?
    Any criminal arrest or conviction will have some negative consequence for a non-citizen.  Whether it is prolonged delay at the border while Custom and Border Protection (CBP) agents ask you questions, whether you are denied a bond in…
Rank this Week: 4517

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/
  • Apr 15

    Admin: Spring Break

    Admin: Spring Break
    This blog will be quiet until the last week of April.
  • Apr 15

    Regional Focus: Europe

    Regional Focus: Europe
    Circumventing International Law: The EU’s Responsibility for Rights of Migrants Returned to Libya under Operation Sophia (Comparative Jurist Blog, April 2017) [text]The European Court of Justice on Humanitarian Visas: Legal Integrity…
  • Apr 15

    Thematic Focus: Health

    Thematic Focus: Health
    "Addressing a Clinical Challenge: Guidelines for the Diagnosis and Treatment of Leishmaniasis," BMC Medicine, 15: 76 (April 2017) [open access]"Building a New Life in Australia: An Analysis of the First Wave of the Longitudinal Study of…
Rank this Week: 1064

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: 2121

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/
  • Apr 13

    Stok Folk + Kon Client Settles With Landlord in South Florida Breach of Contract Case

    Stok Folk + Kon Client Settles With Landlord in South Florida Breach of Contract Case
    Sometimes, achieving success can mean going to trial and winning; other times, it can mean a settlement. A commercial tenant and a client of Stok Folk + Kon recently succeeded in reaching a settlement of its lease dispute with its landlord, a…
  • Apr 11

    Your Commercial Contract’s Damages Clause and Your Florida Breach of Contract Case

    Your Commercial Contract’s Damages Clause and Your Florida Breach of Contract Case
    In contract law and in commercial litigation, the gap between success and failure can be as small as a single word. In the case of an electric utility and its breach of contract case, the outcome of its case hinged on three little words:…
  • Mar 31

    U.S. Supreme Court to Rule on Structured Dismissal in Chapter 11 Case

    U.S. Supreme Court to Rule on Structured Dismissal in Chapter 11 Case
    A case currently pending before the U.S. Supreme Court could have a massive impact on the future of Chapter 11 bankruptcy law. In the case, the bankruptcy court approved a settlement that allowed some creditors with inferior claims to obtain…
Rank this Week: 1802

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…
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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/
  • Apr 13

    USCIS Has Jurisdiction Over Certain Requests for Waivers of Inadmissibility, According to Appellate Panel

    USCIS Has Jurisdiction Over Certain Requests for Waivers of Inadmissibility, According to Appellate Panel
    The Immigration and Nationality Act (INA) gives multiple federal agencies under several Cabinet departments jurisdiction over different—sometimes overlapping—processes. U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), which is…
  • Mar 23

    Another Judge Rules Against ICE Detainers for Alleged Immigration Violation

    Another Judge Rules Against ICE Detainers for Alleged Immigration Violation
    An ongoing dispute in immigration law, which has taken on new urgency since January, involves the question of whether local authorities are obligated to cooperate with federal officials on immigration enforcement. Numerous judges have ruled…
  • Mar 9

    DACA Recipient Challenges Detention by Immigration Authoritie

    DACA Recipient Challenges Detention by Immigration Authoritie
    The Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, first announced in June 2012, allows undocumented immigrants who arrived in the U.S. as children to remain here and work, provided they meet certain eligibility criteria. The purpose…
Rank this Week: 3876

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/
  • Apr 13

    California Chief Justice Blasts Administration for Targeting Immigrants at Courthouse

    California Chief Justice Blasts Administration for Targeting Immigrants at Courthouse
    “Knock it off,” is what California Chief Justice Tani Cantil-Sakauye wrote in her letter to the Trump administration, this after a recent spate of arrests by immigration officials at multiple courthouses around the country.…
  • Apr 10

    Jeff Sessions Ups the Ante Against Immigration, Vows Stricter Penalties for Violator

    Jeff Sessions Ups the Ante Against Immigration, Vows Stricter Penalties for Violator
    During a visit to the U.S.-Mexico Border on Tuesday, Attorney General Jeff Sessions ushered in what he called the “Trump Era,” vowing that immigrants deported from the United States who re-enter the country without proper…
  • Apr 6

    Massachusetts Challenges Federal Government Over Detention of Immigrant

    Massachusetts Challenges Federal Government Over Detention of Immigrant
    Questioning government attorneys over the legality of holding an undocumented immigrant indefinitely for U.S. immigration authorities to deport, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court notes how a case it is taking up sets a huge precedent…
Rank this Week: 3487

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/
  • 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…
  • Feb 1

    Effect of Executive Order on Pending Applications at USCIS

    Effect of Executive Order on Pending Applications at USCIS
    The Recently enacted Executive Order that bars entry into the US from Nationals of 7 predominantly Muslim countries has now been expanded to also negatively impact ALL pending applications before the US Citizenship and Immigration Services…
Rank this Week: 3809

EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program

EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program

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

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

    Chicago Convention Center scammer sentenced to 3 years in prison

    Chicago Convention Center scammer sentenced to 3 years in prison
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  • 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…
  • 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: 5125

Canadian Toronto Immigration…

Canadian Toronto Immigration Lawyer Blog

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

http://chaudharylaw.com/blog
  • Apr 9

    Claiming Refugee Protection from the Canada-US border

    Claiming Refugee Protection from the Canada-US border
    Are you contemplating claiming Refugee Protection from the Canada-USA border? Since the November 2016 election in the United States of America (USA) we have seen an increase of calls from people in the United States who wish to claim Refugee…
  • Mar 27

    Anyone Can Be A Representative under Canada’s Immigration Website

    Anyone Can Be A Representative under Canada’s Immigration Website
    Anyone Can Be A Representative under Canada’s Immigration Website I’ve written about the Canadian government’s somewhat sinister  view of representatives in the past . More recently however, government websites attempt…
  • Mar 13

    An Alternative Dispute Resolution at the Immigration Refugee Board – Withdraw?

    An Alternative Dispute Resolution at the Immigration Refugee Board – Withdraw?
    An Alternative Dispute Resolution at the Immigration Refugee Board – Withdraw? The Immigration Refugee Board  Appeal Division (or IAD) offers an Alternative Dispute Resolution in addition to a hearing.  An ADR is  offered…
Rank this Week: 4750

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: 2187

Immigration and Employment Law…

Immigration and Employment Law Blog

By Coane & Associates.

http://immigrationandemploymentlaw.wordpress.com/
  • Apr 4

    U.S. Isolation and Extreme Vetting

    U.S. Isolation and Extreme Vetting
    The United States, under President Trump’s leadership, is putting up walls against entry and travel. The president began with his infamous travel ban that discriminated against Muslims. He later followed by enforcing harsher…
  • Mar 28

    ICE Jails Student’s Spouse-No Bond

    ICE Jails Student’s Spouse-No Bond
    In a case we are handling at our office, the immigration police (ICE) have picked up and jailed our client from India, who is lawfully in the country on an F-2 visa. Our client resides in Texas with his wife who is a full-time student on an…
  • Mar 24

    Trying to Avoid Deportation during the Trump Administration

    Trying to Avoid Deportation during the Trump Administration
    Here is a story in yesterday’s USA Today, that discusses deportation under President Trump. One of my client’s is featured in this story, and it is a vert sad tale of violating the Constitutional right to due process. My client…
Rank this Week: 3821

The Immigration Answer Man

The Immigration Answer Man

Covers US immigration law. By Ari Sauer.

http://immigrationanswerman.com/
Rank this Week: 3650

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/
  • Mar 31

    Green Card and Voting

    Green Card and Voting
    Earlier this year, Rosa Ortega, a permanent US resident from Fort Worth Texas was sentenced to 8 years in prison, a $5,000 fine, and faces deportation to Mexico. For what? Illegal voting, voter fraud. Current laws state that you must be…
  • Mar 24

    Winning The Immigration Lottery!

    Winning The Immigration Lottery!
    As she stared at the computer screen she could not believe her eyes. Her shock changed to tears of joy that poured down her face and clouded her vision. Imagine, Natasha from Russia living in Westchester, New York! This fantasy just became a…
  • Mar 17

    Decline in U.S. Border Crossing Because of Trump?

    Decline in U.S. Border Crossing Because of Trump?
    Even before running for President of the United States, Donald Trump was known to be controversial and unpredictable. Mr. Trump’s unpredictability and controversial nature became more evident during his presidency campaign and even more…
Rank this Week: 2136

ImmigRantings

ImmigRantings

Comments on immigration law. By Slowik & Robinson LLC.

http://www.immigrantings.com/
  • 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…
  • Mar 13

    Federal Judges Stop President Trump’s Second Travel Ban

    Federal Judges Stop President Trump’s Second Travel Ban
    In the wake of the Circuit Court panel upholding the stay on the implementation of his first executive order, President Trump issued a new order that was specifically drafted to survive the court’s scrutiny.  The biggest…
  • Mar 11

    President Trump Issues Second Immigration Executive Order

    President Trump Issues Second Immigration Executive Order
    One month after federal judges blocked the President’s first immigration executive order, President Trump has issued a second order aimed at preventing the entry into the U.S. of foreign nationals from six Muslim-majority countries…
Rank this Week: 2347

Law Office of Michael West P.C.…

Law Office of Michael West P.C. Blog

Covers Georgia law.

http://lawofficeofmichaelwest.com/blog/
  • Mar 21

    Are There Consequences to Filing for Bankruptcy? An Overview of “What Comes After”

    Are There Consequences to Filing for Bankruptcy? An Overview of “What Comes After”
    When clients come to our office to discuss their bankruptcy options, they often have many questions such as “Should I file Chapter 7 or Chapter 13” and “Can I keep my house and my car?”. These are excellent questions…
  • Mar 21

    I Have a Lot of Tax Debt – Can Bankruptcy Help Me?

    I Have a Lot of Tax Debt – Can Bankruptcy Help Me?
    Benjamin Franklin once famously said that the only certainties in life are death and taxes – and he was right! For many Georgians, the trying economic times which resulted in job loss, decreased income, and overall depressed financial…
  • Jan 19

    New Year’s Resolution

    New Year’s Resolution
    New Year’s Eve has come and gone and with it came New Years Resolutions! Starting a new year is like starting with a clean slate and is a great time to evaluate your goals. Many people make fitness related goals or career related goals,…
Rank this Week: 1965

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
  • Mar 17

    WHY ARE ARTISTS BEING DENIED ENTRY INTO THE US? HOW DID IT COME TO THIS AND WHO DO WE BLAME?

    WHY ARE ARTISTS BEING DENIED ENTRY INTO THE US? HOW DID IT COME TO THIS AND WHO DO WE BLAME?
    By Brian Taylor Goldstein, Esq.    By now, you should all be aware that the incidents of artists and performers from a wide range of nationalities arriving in the United States as visitors (either on visitor visas (B-1/B-2) or…
  • Mar 10

    What In The World Is Going On With Artist Visas as of March 7, 2017?

    What In The World Is Going On With Artist Visas as of March 7, 2017?
    By Brian Taylor Goldstein, Esq. Here we go again… On March 6, 2017, President Trump issued a new Executive Order regarding US immigration to replace the previous Executive Order of January 27, 2017. The new Order takes effect on March…
  • Mar 3

    IS SXSW Being Opportunistic of Oblivious?

    IS SXSW Being Opportunistic of Oblivious?
    By Brian Taylor Goldstein The following situation was recently brought to our attention and we felt obligated to comment:…
Rank this Week: 3786

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/
  • Mar 7

    i 601a Waiver Approval

    i 601a Waiver Approval
    Waiver Filed: July 27, 2016 Waiver Approved: December 23, 2016 The Facts about this i 601a waiver case Client is from Mexico Client entered the United States illegally in 2005 and has remained in the U.S. illegally Client is married to U.S.…
  • Mar 6

    Benefits for the Economy from Meaningful Immigration Reform

    Benefits for the Economy from Meaningful Immigration Reform
    Article Published in The Sacramento Bee   My family immigrated to the United States from Cape Town, South Africa, when I was just a year old, so I understand on a very personal level why people are willing to leave their family, friends…
  • Feb 24

    I-601A Waivers, Client from Mexico entered and resided illegally in the U.S.

    I-601A Waivers, Client from Mexico entered and resided illegally in the U.S.
    I-601A Waiver was Filed on October 13, 2016 Approved: February 10, 2017 The Facts Our Client entered the U.S. illegally over twelve years ago She does not have a criminal record She is married to a U.S. Citizen Together, they have three…
Rank this Week: 3260

Bardavid Law

Bardavid Law

Covers current trends in immigration law. By Joshua Bardavid and Bardavid Law.

http://www.bardavidlaw.com/blog
Rank this Week: 3189

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/
  • Mar 2

    Last Call For H-1B Visa: The Death Of The Program As We Know it

    Last Call For H-1B Visa: The Death Of The Program As We Know it
    For many years, the H-1B visa has provided a unique opportunity for foreign specialized workers to join the U.S. workforce. The visa was initially designed to supply American companies with foreign workers to offset shortages in the U.S.…
  • Jun 14

    Visa Bulletin Update from Charlie Oppenheim

    Visa Bulletin Update from Charlie Oppenheim
    In his monthly report on the current trends and future projections of the visa bulletin, Charles (“Charlie”) Oppenheim, Chief of the Visa Control and Reporting Division, U.S. Department of State, provided additional insight…
  • Jun 14

    Visa Bulletin Update from Charlie Oppenheim

    Visa Bulletin Update from Charlie Oppenheim
    In his monthly report on the current trends and future projections of the visa bulletin, Charles (“Charlie”) Oppenheim, Chief of the Visa Control and Reporting Division, U.S. Department of State, provided additional insight…
Rank this Week: 5107

New Jersey Lawyer News

New Jersey Lawyer News

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

http://www.newjerseylawyernews.com/
  • Mar 2

    N.J.S.A. 2C:12-1A Simple Assault – Bar Fights in New Jersey

    N.J.S.A. 2C:12-1A Simple Assault – Bar Fights in New Jersey
    Assault charges are a serious matter that often are the result of the most trivial encounters. A friendly debate at a local bar between a New York Rangers and New Jersey Devils fan gone awry or a shouting match at a wedding afterparty that…
  • Mar 1

    Bail Reform in New Jersey

    Bail Reform in New Jersey
    If you or someone you know has been locked up and charged with a criminal offense under the New Jersey Criminal Code, we can assist them at their bail hearing, help them get removed from jail, and prepare them for their court appearances.…
  • Feb 28

    Plain Smell and Sight in New Jersey Gun/Drug Case

    Plain Smell and Sight in New Jersey Gun/Drug Case
    New Jersey Police departments claim they can see and smell everything. Using skills usually reserved for a Marvel superhero, law enforcement routinely claims they can see drugs through a closed container, smell marijuana through a brick house…
Rank this Week: 1855