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ImmigrationProf Blog

ImmigrationProf Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/immigration/
  • Sep 27

    DACA Outreach to San Diego's Filipino Immigrant Communitie

    DACA Outreach to San Diego's Filipino Immigrant Communitie
    The San Diego Union Tribune writes about one nonprofit organization's efforts to reach DACA-eligible members of the Filipino community in San Diego. The article describes Alliance San Diego's outreach to Filipino and other Asian immigrants,…
  • Sep 27

    FOIA Analysis by Marshall Project Casts Doubt on "Felons, Not Families" Narrative

    FOIA Analysis by Marshall Project Casts Doubt on "Felons, Not Families" Narrative
    "Felons, not families," said President Obama in his November 2014 speech outlining the Administration's prosecutorial discretion policies in immigration. But data obtained under the Freedom of Information Act by the Marshall Project…
  • Sep 27

    Immprofs at CSLSA

    Immprofs at CSLSA
    Immprofs Elias and Jeffries This past weekend the University of North Dakota School of Law was privileged to host the annual Central States Law Schools Association conference. CSLSA is a generalist conference, yet it still managed to secure…
Rank this Week: 16

Altro & Associates Blog

Altro & Associates Blog

Covers Canadian immigration news and laws.

http://www.altrolevy.com/category/all/
  • Sep 27

    Advisor.ca – How to bring 401(k)s and IRAs to Canada

    Advisor.ca – How to bring 401(k)s and IRAs to Canada
    Matt C. Altro was recently interviewed by Melissa Shin from Advisor’s Edge to analyze the consequences and opportunities when it comes to crossing the Canada/US border with retirement accounts. The analysis was published in the…
  • Aug 31

    David A. Altro Presenting at a Seminar by one of the largest US home builders: Lennar

    David A. Altro Presenting at a Seminar by one of the largest US home builders: Lennar
    The Managing Partner of Altro Levy LLP, David A. Altro, has been invited by Lennar International, the second largest home builder in the US, to be their guest speaker at upcoming seminars. There are three upcoming events: Wednesday September…
  • Jul 22

    Is the Florida Land Trust the Right Plan for Canadians?

    Is the Florida Land Trust the Right Plan for Canadians?
    Originally published in November 2013 by Meghan L. Weinstien Updated in July 2016 by Shlomi Steve Levy and Jonah Spiegelman The Florida Land Trust (“FLT”) is sometimes recommended as a structure to hold title of their personal use…
Rank this Week: 2150

Global Immigration Blog

Global Immigration Blog

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

http://www.globalimmigrationblog.com
  • Sep 27

    Labor Department Announces Procedural Changes to H-2B Visa Program

    Labor Department Announces Procedural Changes to H-2B Visa Program
    In an effort to further streamline the H-2B application process and make it less burdensome for employers, the Department of Labor has announced procedural changes to reduce the amount of documentation to demonstrate “temporary…
  • Sep 20

    Department of State Accepting Applications for Diversity Immigrant Visa Lottery

    Department of State Accepting Applications for Diversity Immigrant Visa Lottery
    The U.S. Department of State has announced that applications for the upcoming Diversity Visa (DV-2018) Lottery will be accepted electronically between noon EDT, October 4, 2016, and noon EDT, November 7, 2016. The Diversity Immigrant Visa…
  • Sep 7

    New Form I-9 Update

    New Form I-9 Update
    The Office of Management and Budget (“OMB”) has approved revisions to the Form I-9 to be released to the public within 90 days. The exact date of release has not been announced. The new form will include much-needed technology…
Rank this Week: 2386

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/
  • Sep 27

    Thematic Focus: General

    Thematic Focus: General
    Events & opportunities: Symposium: Global Migration/Asylum Governance: Advancing the International Agenda, Geneva, 10-11 October 2016 [info]Conference: The Global Migration Crisis, New York, 20 October 2016 [info]CFP: Beyond Crisis:…
  • Sep 26

    News: Refugee Summits' Round-up

    News: Refugee Summits' Round-up
    The UN Summit for Refugees and Migrants was held on 19 Sept. 2016 and the Leaders' Summit on Refugees took place on 20 Sept. 2016. For outcome documents, statements, and other meeting-related information and multimedia, visit the Summits'…
  • Sep 23

    New Issue of JRS

    New Issue of JRS
    The latest issue of the Journal of Refugee Studies (JRS) has been published. Contents of vol. 29, no. 3, Sept. 2016 include:Measuring the Potential for Mass Displacement in Menacing Contexts [abstract]Unpredictability, Invisibility and…
Rank this Week: 339

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/
  • Sep 27

    Updated Service Center Processing Times (7/31/16) - New Addition of YSC

    Updated Service Center Processing Times (7/31/16) - New Addition of YSC
    Processing Time reports for all of the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service (USCIS) Service Centers were released on 9/15/16 with processing dates as of 7/31/16. If you filed a petition with one of the Service Centers, please review the…
  • Sep 26

    MVP "Immigration Q & A Forum" - This Friday, Sept. 30, 2016

    MVP "Immigration Q & A Forum" - This Friday, Sept. 30, 2016
    We wanted to find a new way to engage our reader base. Every other Friday, we will post the ten (10) best/most frequently asked questions received during the week from our h1bvisalawyerblog, Facebook, and Twitter readers. We will answer those…
  • Sep 23

    Watch out for Diversity Visa Program Fraud

    Watch out for Diversity Visa Program Fraud
    The Department of State, Office of Visa Services is warning the public of an increase in fraudulent emails and letters sent to Diversity Visa (DV) program (Visa Lottery) applicants. They warned that scammers may try to pose as U.S. government…
Rank this Week: 558

Underdog Blog

Underdog Blog

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

http://katzjustice.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 227

Sarmiento Immigration Law Firm…

Sarmiento Immigration Law Firm Blog

Covers immigration law.

http://www.sarmientoimmigration.com/
Rank this Week: 1133

Immigration Lawyer Blog

Immigration Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.immigrationlawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 26

    E-2 Visa: How to determine the minimum investment amount

    E-2 Visa: How to determine the minimum investment amount
    In this video, Attorney Jacob J. Sapochnick Esq. discusses one of your frequently asked questions about the E-2 visa program: Is there a minimum investment amount? How can I determine how much money to invest for the E-2 visa? For more…
  • Sep 19

    The Ultimate Frequently Asked Question: HOW YOU can find a job and work in the US

    The Ultimate Frequently Asked Question: HOW YOU can find a job and work in the US
    In this video, attorney Jacob J. Sapochnick discusses job search tips for foreign workers. This video will teach you how to find a job in the United States as a foreign national, how to present yourself to employers as a foreign national, and…
  • Sep 12

    What to Expect at the STOKES ‘Fraud’ Interview and How to Avoid It

    What to Expect at the STOKES ‘Fraud’ Interview and How to Avoid It
    In this segment Attorney Jacob J. Sapochnick Esq. discusses the STOKES interview otherwise known as the infamous “fraud interview” for the green card application. During the STOKES interview the US Citizen petitioner is separated…
Rank this Week: 1710

Law Office of Michael West P.C.…

Law Office of Michael West P.C. Blog

Covers Georgia law.

http://lawofficeofmichaelwest.com/blog/
  • Sep 26

    3 Things To Do Before Meeting with a Bankruptcy Attorney

    3 Things To Do Before Meeting with a Bankruptcy Attorney
    The prospect of filing for bankruptcy can be very intimidating, scary, and stressful – especially if you are going to do it on your own. Because the bankruptcy process can be very confusing, it is highly recommended that most Georgians…
  • Aug 1

    Don’t Put Off Till Tomorrow What You Should Do Today! The Repercussions of Delaying a Bankruptcy Filing

    Don’t Put Off Till Tomorrow What You Should Do Today! The Repercussions of Delaying a Bankruptcy Filing
    Filing for bankruptcy can be a very difficult and stressful process for many Georgian families who are in a constant state of worry because they cannot meet their monthly bills. Because the decision to “take the bankruptcy plunge”…
  • Jun 14

    Do I REALLY Need a Bankruptcy Lawyer?

    Do I REALLY Need a Bankruptcy Lawyer?
    One of the most frequently asked questions we receive from our Georgian friends and neighbors is, “Do I really need a bankruptcy lawyer?” Since bankruptcy lawyers charge fees to file a client’s bankruptcy case, a person who…
Rank this Week: 4418

Montag Law blog

Montag Law blog

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

http://www.montaglaw.com/blog
  • Sep 25

    The erroneous statistics of the Justice Department and the pointless detention of Haitian

    The erroneous statistics of the Justice Department and the pointless detention of Haitian
    In August 26, 2016, the Justice Department informed the Supreme Court through letters that it provided it with erroneous statistics that formed the basis of the government’s victory in a 2003 case, Demore v. Kim, which upheld the…
  • Aug 28

    Moral turpitude, it’s time to put a stake in its heart

    Moral turpitude, it’s time to put a stake in its heart
    This week brought two moral turpitude decisions from two courts of appeals, Ortega-Lopez v. Lynch in the Ninth Circuit  and Arias v.  Lynch in the 7th Circuit. Moral turpitude is important in immigration law. Getting convicted of…
  • Aug 21

    Flores v. Lynch, an example of the risks in winning your case.

    Flores v. Lynch, an example of the risks in winning your case.
    On July 6, 2016, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals released its decision in Flores v. Lynch, a lawsuit brought by the Center for Human Rights and Constitutional Law to decide about a difference in interpretation of a Settlement agreement the…
Rank this Week: 1892

Canadian Toronto Immigration…

Canadian Toronto Immigration Lawyer Blog

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

http://chaudharylaw.com/blog
  • Sep 24

    Part I – Express Entry – The Federal Skilled Worker Program

    Part I – Express Entry – The Federal Skilled Worker Program
    Part I – Express Entry – The Federal Skilled Worker Program What is the Express Entry Profile? This week and the next two weeks, The Chaudhary Law Office will discuss the various applications for permanent residence that people…
  • Sep 15

    Are you a Foreign National in Canada and just graduated?

    Are you a Foreign National in Canada and just graduated?
    Are you a Foreign National in Canada and just graduated? If the answer is yes you might be eligible to the Post Graduate Work Permit that would allow you to work in Canada up to a maximum of three years. The Post-Graduation Work Permit…
  • Sep 9

    Judicial Review or Appeal in the Immigration Law Context

    Judicial Review or Appeal in the Immigration Law Context
      Judicial Review or appeal in Immigration Law In Canada, a vast number of government bodies and agencies provide a wide range of services to Canadians. Parliament, through laws grant decision making powers to the executive branch of the…
Rank this Week: 2431

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/
Rank this Week: 2988

Immigration Attorney Blog

Immigration Attorney Blog

By Brian D. Lerner.

http://brian-d-lerner-blog.com/
  • Sep 22

    BALCA Affirms Denial Where Employer’s Agent Signed Recruitment Report

    BALCA Affirms Denial Where Employer’s Agent Signed Recruitment Report
    BALCA upheld the denial of the labor certification where the recruitment report was signed by an agent, rather than the employer, in direct violation of 20 CFR §656.17(g)(1), which requires either the employer or its representative…
  • Sep 22

    BIA Determines Evidentiary Value of Direct Sibling-to-Sibling DNA Test Result

    BIA Determines Evidentiary Value of Direct Sibling-to-Sibling DNA Test Result
    In a precedent decision issued today, the BIA held that direct sibling-to-sibling DNA test results reflecting a 99.5 percent degree of certainty or higher that a full sibling biological relationship exists should be accepted and…
  • Sep 22

    USCIS Workload Transfer

    USCIS Workload Transfer
    USCIS posted an alert today that it is transferring certain petitions for L-1 nonimmigrant status (and accompanying I-539s and I-765s for L-2 derivatives) from the VSC to the CSC, and is similarly transferring certain H-1B…
Rank this Week: 1404

Watson Immigration Law Blog

Watson Immigration Law Blog

Covers US immigration and naturalization law. By Tahmina Watson.

http://watsonimmigration.wordpress.com
  • Sep 22

    We have moved!

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

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

    On Today’s “Immigration with Tahmina” radio show – we talk Citizenship Day!!
    We are honored to have announce today’s guest Mallori Thompson, Program Associate of Washington New Americans, One America! Mallori will talk about the upcoming Citizenship Day program to be held on April 23rd. This invaluable service…
  • Apr 18

    Congressman Adam Smith to appear on Tahmina’s radio show on Desi 1250 am!

    Congressman Adam Smith to appear on Tahmina’s radio show on Desi 1250 am!
    Today is a historic day in US immigration history. The Supreme Court will hear oral arguments on President Obama’s immigration executive actions that were announced in November 2014. On this historic day, I am honored and grateful to…
Rank this Week: 567

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: 4292

Law Blog

Law Blog

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

http://hanoverlawpc.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 22

    How do I expunge a conviction in Washington, DC?

    How do I expunge a conviction in Washington, DC?
    A great question was asked of a potential client today, and I thought I would share the answer: I have been convicted in Washington, DC of violating a Temporary Protection Order. I am currently appealing this. If I loose this on appeal, can…
  • Sep 16

    Can my family hire me as an immigrant in the United States?

    Can my family hire me as an immigrant in the United States?
    So I was in the office today, and received an email requesting assistance with the following question: I would like details about a green card. I have family who are citizens here. They own a business, can they sponsor me for a green card? …
  • Sep 14

    Can my employer fire me for being away on jury duty?

    Can my employer fire me for being away on jury duty?
    We answered a question about jury duty, and I thought it might be helpful for others: Must an employer pay the salary of employee who lives in DC, and is required to serve on a jury at DC Superior Court, even if they work in Maryland or…
Rank this Week: 4174

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/
  • Sep 21

    Cosas por saber acerca de la expansión provisional a la exención por la presencia ilegal

    Cosas por saber acerca de la expansión provisional a la exención por la presencia ilegal
    Powers Law Group, P.C. Septiembre 6, 2016 Por la Abogada certificada en inmigración, Ruby L. Powers Cosas por saber acerca de la expansión provisional a la exención por la presencia ilegal Efectivo a partir del 29 de…
  • Sep 6

    Update on the Houston Immigration Court – September 6, 2016

    Update on the Houston Immigration Court – September 6, 2016
    Powers Law Group, P.C. September 6, 2016 By Board Certified Immigration Attorney Ruby L. Powers Update on the Houston Immigration Court – September 6, 2016 Due to an influx of women and children fleeing Central America since 2014, the…
  • Aug 23

    Are you a foreign national in the US and worried you might get laid off?

    Are you a foreign national in the US and worried you might get laid off?
    Are you a foreign national in the US and worried you might get laid off? August 23, 2016 By Board Certified Immigration Attorney Ruby L. Powers, Powers Law Group, P.C. If you are a foreign national living in the US with a valid immigration…
Rank this Week: 1853

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/
  • Sep 20

    Seattle PERM Lawyer

    Seattle PERM Lawyer
    Until 2005, the labor certification system in the United States was fairly slow and inefficient. For those seeking a way to immigrate the US for work, this long wait only added more stress to a process that was already extensive and…
  • Sep 19

    Permanent Residency Options For Multinational Executives And Managers (EB-1C)

    Permanent Residency Options For Multinational Executives And Managers (EB-1C)
    The EB-1C Immigrant Visa belongs to the First Preference visa category. It is an excellent avenue for multinational companies to expand operations into the US as it allows senior level managers and executives, with direct company experience…
  • Jun 18

    Intrinsicly plagiarize interactive

    Intrinsicly plagiarize interactive
    Synergistically supply global testing procedures through ethical scenarios. Assertively develop empowered customer service and sticky leadership. Enthusiastically parallel task principle-centered portals via multimedia based scenarios.…
Rank this Week: 3991

Freed Marcroft Blog

Freed Marcroft Blog

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

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

    May It Be Infinite While It Last

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

    Divorce and Brick Dust

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

    Back to School, Taylor Swift, and New Beginning

    Back to School, Taylor Swift, and New Beginning
    This morning our nieces headed off to first (how?) and fifth (basically impossible!) grades.  Thanks to Carla, Felicia, and Jackie, Freed Marcroft now has a kindergartener, a first grader, a second grader, an eighth grader, and…
Rank this Week: 4409

EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program

EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program

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

http://eb5greencard.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 17

    EB-5 bill is a mixed bag but won't become law

    EB-5 bill is a mixed bag but won't become law
    Rep. Bob Goodlatte, chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, has introduced a bill that targets the so-called "EB-5 Program" for foreign immigrant investors. It has some good provisions in it, some bad provisions, but is not likely to…
  • Jul 5

    Alleged fraud uncovered in California regional center

    Alleged fraud uncovered in California regional center
    Merced (California) County Superior Court Judge David Moranda ruled May 31 that a felony criminal case involving Sierra Academy of Aeronautics and KS Aviation co-owner Daniel B. Yoon, 66, must proceed to trial.Yoon is facing two counts of…
  • Jun 23

    EB-5 is about job creation

    EB-5 is about job creation
    The words I am hearing from our politicians make little sense. If I need a job, I am going to where the job is. I don't care if the job is in an "affluent" area or not. A job is a job.
Rank this Week: 2867

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/
  • Sep 16

    State Department Diversity Visa Lottery Begins October 4, 2016

    State Department Diversity Visa Lottery Begins October 4, 2016
    The State Department registration period for the Congressionally mandated 2018 Diversity Visa (DV) lottery begins October 4, 2016, and ends on November 7, 2016.… Continue Reading
  • Aug 1

    DHS Extends TPS for Syria

    DHS Extends TPS for Syria
    DHS announced today that it is extending Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Syrian nationals who already hold TPS. TPS allows qualifying individuals to remain and work lawfully in the United States until conditions in their home countries…
  • Jul 11

    DHS Extends TPS for El Salvador

    DHS Extends TPS for El Salvador
    DHS announced today that it is extending Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for El Salvadoran nationals who already hold TPS.… Continue Reading
Rank this Week: 2509

Immigration Legal Blog

Immigration Legal Blog

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

http://immigrationlegalblog.com/
  • Sep 16

    Moving to the United States from Mauritius and Africa.

    Moving to the United States from Mauritius and Africa.
    The United States is still a very praised destination for tourists, skilled workers and investors. Although it seems  there is a push back on certain aspects of immigration, skilled workers, investors and immediate families are…
  • Sep 10

    Donald Trump is against both legal and illegal immigration

    Donald Trump is against both legal and illegal immigration
    Those who think that Donald Trump is pro-legal immigration are fooling themselves. He keeps talking about “illegals” and are classifying all of them as ‘criminals’.  This is really not only dangerous but also goes…
  • Sep 6

    Asylum based on the issues in the Philippines.

    Asylum based on the issues in the Philippines.
    Both President Obama and the President of the United Nations are now openly claiming that the Philippines is violating human rights on extra judicial killings.  The president of the Philippines, Duterte, is unequivocally stating that he…
Rank this Week: 1821

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: 1552

Immigration Blog

Immigration Blog

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

http://blog.immigrantconnect.com
  • Sep 15

    VISA BULLETIN FOR OCTOBER 2016

    VISA BULLETIN FOR OCTOBER 2016
    The Visa Bulletin for October 2016 is now available. The bulletin includes a category that will allow many foreign nationals and their dependents to file their adjustment of status applications even though their priority dates are not yet…
  • Aug 9

    VISA BULLETIN FOR SEPTEMBER 2016

    VISA BULLETIN FOR SEPTEMBER 2016
    The Visa Bulletin for September 2016 is now available.   The bulletin includes a category that will allow many foreign nationals and their dependents to file their adjustment of status applications even though their…
  • Jul 12

    VISA BULLETIN FOR AUGUST 2016

    VISA BULLETIN FOR AUGUST 2016
    The Visa Bulletin for August 2016 is now available.   The bulletin includes a category that will allow many foreign nationals and their dependents to file their adjustment of status applications even though their…
Rank this Week: 1348

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: 3012

No Deportation

No Deportation

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

http://nodeportation.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 13

    YouTube Video of Our Office

    YouTube Video of Our Office
    The Mira Law Group had a video produced that was posted on YouTube. I am seen several times and also interviewed by the filmographer. Here is the link: Introduction to Mira Law Group, APC
  • Aug 1

    USCIS Expands Eligible Aliens for I-601A Provisional Waiver

    USCIS Expands Eligible Aliens for I-601A Provisional Waiver
    >Effective August 29, 2016, a new class of individuals may be eligible for a provisional waiver of certain grounds of inadmissibility based on the accrual of unlawful presence in the United States. The newly released rule is intended to…
  • Jul 11

    Jeremiah's Message at the Temple Gate

    Jeremiah's Message at the Temple Gate
    Jeremiah's Message at the Temple Gate Jeremiah 7:5-7(Jer. 7:5) "For if you truly amend your ways and your deeds, if you truly practice justice between a man and his neighbor,(Jer. 7-6) if you do not oppress the alien, the orphan, or the…
Rank this Week: 725

Marriage Visa Attorney Blog

Marriage Visa Attorney Blog

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

http://www.marriagevisaattorney.com/
  • Sep 12

    US Embassy Instructions For Filipino Fiance

    US Embassy Instructions For Filipino Fiance
    After obtaining your K1 Fiance Visa approval from USCIS, you will need to work with the US Embassy in Manila to obtain your Fiance Visa. The US Embassy in Manila provides excellent written instructions in both Tagalog and…
  • Sep 12

    US Embassy Instructions For Filipino Fiance

    US Embassy Instructions For Filipino Fiance
    After obtaining your K1 Fiance Visa approval from USCIS, you will need to work with the US Embassy in Manila to obtain your Fiance Visa. The US Embassy in Manila provides excellent written instructions in both Tagalog and…
  • Aug 24

    Proving Income For The Self Employed Petitioner Of A K1 Fiance Visa

    Proving Income For The Self Employed Petitioner Of A K1 Fiance Visa
    Every Petitioner applying for a K1 Fiance visa must demonstrated that he or she earns at least 125% above the poverty guidelines for whatever size family they will become. For a salaried employee, this requirement is generally…
Rank this Week: 4397

ImmigRantings

ImmigRantings

Comments on immigration law. By Slowik & Robinson LLC.

http://www.immigrantings.com/
  • Sep 12

    Obama Administration Considers Closing For-Profit Immigrant Detention Center

    Obama Administration Considers Closing For-Profit Immigrant Detention Center
    In the wake of the Federal Bureau of Prisons’ announcement that it would end its use of private prisons, President Obama announced that his administration is likewise contemplating the end of using for-profit centers as immigrant…
  • Aug 18

    Seventh Circuit Rules Only Employers Can Challenge Immigration Decision

    Seventh Circuit Rules Only Employers Can Challenge Immigration Decision
    Employment-based immigration law can be quite tricky because one attorney is technically representing two parties:  the U.S. employer and the foreign national whom the employer is sponsoring for a work visa. Normally (and hopefully!),…
  • Aug 9

    Three States Publish Reports Praising Economic Contributions of Immigrant

    Three States Publish Reports Praising Economic Contributions of Immigrant
    It should come as no surprise that foreign nationals make incredible economic contributions to our local and federal economies.  Foreign nationals fill many holes in the domestic U.S. workforce across the entire spectrum of the…
Rank this Week: 3743

Ayo and Iken PLC General Practice…

Ayo and Iken PLC General Practice Blog

Covers Florida law topics.

http://www.myfloridalaw.com/blog/
  • Sep 9

    Are Doctors Doomed to Divorce?

    Are Doctors Doomed to Divorce?
    Ask anyone about the divorce rate for doctors, and you are likely to hear that doctors do, in fact, get divorced far more often than other professionals—and far more often than the general population. If you happen to be speaking about…
  • Aug 15

    Women Initiate Divorces More than Men Studies Say

    Women Initiate Divorces More than Men Studies Say
    An oft-used joke among comedians goes something like this: “Do you know why more women file for divorce than men? Because women know murder is illegal.” While not all that funny, in fact women do initiate divorces more often than…
  • Jul 18

    Making Summer Timesharing Work

    Making Summer Timesharing Work
    A few short decades ago, blended families were the exception rather than the rule. In today’s society, however, there are possibly more blended families than not. The “rules” for what constitutes a family have been…
Rank this Week: 4687

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: 3443

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
  • Sep 6

    Trump Gave A Deportation Speech, Not an Immigration Speech

    Trump Gave A Deportation Speech, Not an Immigration Speech
    Donald Trump has allayed all fears of flip-flopping on immigration after his speech Wednesday night in Phoenix. His 10 point plan isn't an immigration plan at all: it's a deportation plan. And a terribly ignorant one at that.The first glaring…
  • Sep 5

    It's Time To Rethink Deportation

    It's Time To Rethink Deportation
    ​Note: What follows is an expanded version of an op-ed authored by HMA Law Firm attorney Hassan Ahmad on September 7, 2016. See the op-ed at The Hill:http://thehill.com/blogs/congress-blog/judicial/294576-rethinking-deportation No,…
  • Aug 26

    Trump's "New Approach" To Immigration Is Anything But

    Trump's "New Approach" To Immigration Is Anything But
    For someone who campaigns on shaking up the status quo, Trump's foreign policy speech was dismally unoriginal.  As an immigration lawyer who happens to be Muslim, I was mildly curious of what Trump would add to the conversation about…
Rank this Week: 2582

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/
  • Sep 6

    POTUS has Legal Authority to Protect Central Americans Fleeing Violence

    POTUS has Legal Authority to Protect Central Americans Fleeing Violence
    Over 100 Law Professors: President has Legal Authority to Protect Central Americans Fleeing Violence Temporary Protected Status for El Salvador, Honduras, and Guatemala Immune to Most Legal Challenges WASHINGTON, DC — Today, 102 immigration…
  • Jul 29

    Stateside processing of unlawful presence waivers expanded to LPR family member

    Stateside processing of unlawful presence waivers expanded to LPR family member
    Today U.S.C.I.S. published the rule expanding stateside waiver processing to "all statutorily eligible individuals regardless of their immigration visa classification." The final rule is effective August 29, 2016. This expansion of…
  • Jul 25

    Texas agrees to issue birth certificates to undocumented parents of children born in Texa

    Texas agrees to issue birth certificates to undocumented parents of children born in Texa
    From The Texas Civil Rights Project: The State of Texas has agreed to settle a lawsuit brought by dozens of immigrant families and the community organizing union, La Unión del Pueblo Entero (LUPE), challenging the State’s refusal to issue…
Rank this Week: 784

Immigrating to America

Immigrating to America

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

http://immigrating.wordpress.com
  • 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…
  • Aug 2

    EB-5 Fraud Case Continues To Reverberate

    EB-5 Fraud Case Continues To Reverberate
      In the past few years there have been a quite a number of EB-5 Regional Center related cases.   They are pretty well documented in the press — just google “Eb-5 Fraud” and one can get a good sense of the…
  • Aug 2

    Visa Bulletin For August 2016

    Visa Bulletin For August 2016
      The new Visa Bulletin for August 2016 is up. Click on the link: https://travel.state.gov/content/visas/en/law-and-policy/bulletin/2016/visa-bulletin-for-august-2016.html  Filed under: Uncategorized
Rank this Week: 3457

The Immigration Answer Man

The Immigration Answer Man

Covers US immigration law. By Ari Sauer.

http://immigrationanswerman.com/
Rank this Week: 3105

Chicago Immigration Lawyer Blog

Chicago Immigration Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.theusimmigrationlawyer.com/
  • Aug 26

    Good News for Foreign Enterpreneur

    Good News for Foreign Enterpreneur
    The immigration lawyers at Zneimer & Zneimer learned of a proposed regulations by the Department of Homeland Security to make it easy for enterprising foreign nationals to set up business in the US without the constraints of employer…
  • Oct 21

    Racial Disparities at DUI Checkpoints suggests Collusion between Chicago Police and ICE

    Racial Disparities at DUI Checkpoints suggests Collusion between Chicago Police and ICE
    Recently addresses in our accident blog, was the issue of DUI checkpoints that disproportionately target minority communities in Chicago’s 22 districts. Intertwined with this issue, though, is a much deeper one, which pro-immigrant…
  • Oct 21

    Racial Disparities at DUI Checkpoints suggests Collusion between Chicago Police and ICE

    Racial Disparities at DUI Checkpoints suggests Collusion between Chicago Police and ICE
    Recently addresses in our accident blog, was the issue of DUI checkpoints that disproportionately target minority communities in Chicago’s 22 districts. Intertwined with this issue, though, is a much deeper one, which pro-immigrant…
Rank this Week: 4826

Nation of Immigrators

Nation of Immigrators

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

http://www.nationofimmigrators.com
Rank this Week: 2660

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/
  • Aug 24

    O-1 Visa – Application, Extension, Transfer | The Complete Guide

    O-1 Visa – Application, Extension, Transfer | The Complete Guide
    If you are a nonimmigrant worker seeking to enter the United States for a project, job or performance, you may qualify for a special O-1 Visa. O-1 Visa holders have several advantages over other types of work visas. There is … Continue…
  • Jun 7

    E2 Visa Renewal | Filing for an Extension of Stay

    E2 Visa Renewal | Filing for an Extension of Stay
    As an E-2 Visa holder, you have already been identified as an investor or an employee of an investor from a country that maintains a treaty of commerce and navigation with the United States who has invested significant capital in ……
  • May 30

    Top E2 Visa Requirements for Investors: Do You Qualify?

    Top E2 Visa Requirements for Investors: Do You Qualify?
    When deciding to file a petition for an E2 work visa, it’s important to be aware of the key E2 visa requirements for investors and individual guidelines. USCIS defines an E-2 investment as “the investor’s placing of capital,…
Rank this Week: 4208

US Immigration Blog

US Immigration Blog

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

http://blog.messersmithlaw.com
Rank this Week: 2508

Chicago Immigration Lawyer Blog

Chicago Immigration Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.chicagoimmigrationlawyer-blog.com/
  • Aug 16

    USCIS Filing Fees to Increase

    USCIS Filing Fees to Increase
    In May of this year, USCIS proposed fee increases for a multitude of immigration services. The fee increases did not go into effect immediately as the public has to be allowed 60 days to comment on the proposed changes. Those 60 days have…
  • Aug 12

    New I-601A Waiver Rules Scheduled to Go into Effect

    New I-601A Waiver Rules Scheduled to Go into Effect
    The Department of Homeland Security rule to expand provisional waivers goes into effect on August 29, 2016. Currently, DHS only allows immediate relatives of a United States citizen to apply for the I-601A waiver of the 3 or…
  • Aug 2

    Immigration Court Backlog Still Persist

    Immigration Court Backlog Still Persist
    Data from TRAC Immigration The Immigration Court system in the United States is notorious for its backlog of cases. This story gets attention every not and again from the national press. A little under a year ago, in order to help the…
Rank this Week: 3544

Lexpeak Immigration

Lexpeak Immigration

Covers US and Canadian immigration law.

http://lexpeakimmig.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 10

    Scrivener Error

    Scrivener Error
    Below is the extract from USCIS/SCOPS teleconference Agenda dated July 27, 2016 related to Scrivener ErrorAlthough a petitioner may ask USCIS to correct a clerical error, whether the correction will actually be made is based on the totality…
  • Jun 7

    Provisional Degree cert. is enough

    Provisional Degree cert. is enough
    ACCRAO EDGE (Electronic Database for Global Education) recommends that the Provisional Degree Certificate, offered in India, Pakistan, and Bangladesh, can be accepted as evidence of completing all requirements for the degree in question, the…
  • Jan 12

    New Fees for H-1B -- $4000 (replaces the $2000 that sunsetted recently)

    New Fees for H-1B -- $4000 (replaces the $2000 that sunsetted recently)
    1.   How much is the fee increase?·         Additional fee of $4,000 for certain H-1B petitions and ·         $4,500 for certain L-1A and…
Rank this Week: 2146

Bardavid Law

Bardavid Law

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

http://www.bardavidlaw.com/blog
  • Aug 10

    Update on Expanded I-601A, Provisional Unlawful Presence Waiver

    Update on Expanded I-601A, Provisional Unlawful Presence Waiver
    United States Citizenship and Immigration Services recently announced a rule change to the I-601A Provisional Waiver process and expanded its eligibility guidelines.  The issues at hand are complex. As a result, this announcement has…
  • Jun 7

    Visa Regression: Department of State Tries to Turn Back the Clock on Central American Juvenile Refugees, but Just Turns its Back

    Visa Regression: Department of State Tries to Turn Back the Clock on Central American Juvenile Refugees, but Just Turns its Back
    The United States Department of State last month issued their May 2016 Visa Bulletin indicating that the yearly EB4 visa limits have been reached for applicants from Honduras, Guatemala, and El Salvador. The EB4 visa allows certain immigrants…
  • Apr 4

    EOIR: How We Got Here

    EOIR: How We Got Here
    The backlog of immigration cases pending before judges nationally is currently hovering at around 500,000. In Houston, Texas alone that number is around 40,000. There are enough reasons to go around for those high tallies, including…
Rank this Week: 3731

New Jersey Lawyer News

New Jersey Lawyer News

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

http://www.newjerseylawyernews.com/
  • Aug 5

    601A Expansion effective August 29, 2016

    601A Expansion effective August 29, 2016
    Typically, a foreign national who has accrued more than one hundred eighty (180) days but less than one year of unlawful presence is subject to a three (3) year bar from returning the US after a departure. A foreign national who has accrued…
  • Aug 5

    601A Expansion effective August 29, 2016

    601A Expansion effective August 29, 2016
    Typically, a foreign national who has accrued more than one hundred eighty (180) days but less than one year of unlawful presence is subject to a three (3) year bar from returning the US after a departure. A foreign national who has accrued…
  • Jun 28

    A Journey to Freedom

    A Journey to Freedom
    On November 2, 1966, Congress passed the Cuban Adjustment Act, which permitted Cuban nationals who have been physically present in the United States of America for at least one year, who have been admitted or paroled, and who are admissible…
Rank this Week: 4839

immigrationblog.us

immigrationblog.us

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

http://www.immigrationblog.us/
  • Aug 2

    Temporary Protected Status (TPS) Syria

    Temporary Protected Status (TPS) Syria
    Release Date: August 01, 2016 WASHINGTON—Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson has redesignated Syria for Temporary Protected Status (TPS) and extended the existing TPS designation for the country from Oct. 1, 2016, through March…
  • Jun 23

     Opinions How the Supreme…

     Opinions How the Supreme Court’s immigration decision hurts all of us A protester outside the Supreme Court on Thursday. (Andrew Gombert/European Pressphoto Agency) By Roberto G. Gonzales June 23 at 2:31…
  • Mar 10

    New Hampshire - Manchester Field Office | USCIS

    New Hampshire - Manchester Field Office | USCIS
    New Hampshire - Manchester Field Office | USCIS: Field Office Director: Andrea Rogers District Director: Denis Riordan Physical Address/Mailing Address: 9 Ridgewood Road Bedford, NH 03110 Drew Law Office, PLLC -- Immigration Lawyers…
Rank this Week: 2093

San Francisco Immigration Lawyers…

San Francisco Immigration Lawyers Blog

Covers current events and answers to common questions about immigration law in the San Francisco area. By the Law Office of Gali Schaham Gordon.

http://gordonlawgrouppc.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 2566

Immigration Lawyers Blog

Immigration Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.immigrationlawyersblog.com/
  • Jul 29

    U.S. State Department May Revoke Visa for DUI Arrest without Determination of Guilt

    U.S. State Department May Revoke Visa for DUI Arrest without Determination of Guilt
    Based on the recently released guidance from the U.S. Department of State (DOS), individuals who hold nonimmigrant visas in the U.S. are likely to face severe consequences if arrested for Driving Under the Influence (DUI) or a related…
  • Jul 29

    August 2016 Department of State Visa Bulletin

    August 2016 Department of State Visa Bulletin
    The visa bulletin is out at this link: August 2016 Visa Bulletin. For the Application Final Action Dates, employment-based categories are as follows: EB-1 remains current for all countries except China (January 1, 2010) and India (January 1,…
  • Mar 24

    April 2016 Department of State Visa Bulletin

    April 2016 Department of State Visa Bulletin
    The visa bulletin is out at this link: April 2016 Visa Bulletin For the Application Final Action Dates, employment-based categories are as follows: EB-1 remains current for all countries; EB-2 is current for all countries except India…
Rank this Week: 1483