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Underdog Blog

Underdog Blog

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

http://katzjustice.com/blog/
  • Dec 4

    Federal criminal defense during Jeff Sessions’ time as attorney general

    Federal criminal defense during Jeff Sessions’ time as attorney general
    Criminal defendants and everyone else are not in for a pretty time during Donald Trump's presidency. Trump is no friend of the Bill of Rights and civil liberties and is likely to nominate plenty of candidates for the Supreme Court and lower…
  • Dec 3

    Our website’s phase 2 update is complete

    Our website’s phase 2 update is complete
    Thanks to my webdesigner Rosalina Hansen for bringing my 2015 website overhaul to the next level. New features added to our website include the magnifying glass search icon, a first page slide show, which I will be updating; a page…
  • Dec 2

    Being a prosecutor does not automatically mean credibility and reliability

    Being a prosecutor does not automatically mean credibility and reliability
    Being a prosecutor or police officers does not automatically mean that person is credible nor reliable. Judges, jurors, and everyone else must remember that. Criminal defendants' lives and liberty too often unjustly are crushed by an…
Rank this Week: 226

ImmigrationProf Blog

ImmigrationProf Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/immigration/
Rank this Week: 16

Immigration Legal Blog

Immigration Legal Blog

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

http://immigrationlegalblog.com/
  • Dec 3

    Top 5 Reasons to Quickly file for your citizenship.

    Top 5 Reasons to Quickly file for your citizenship.
    With the immigrants’ fear soaring after the U.S elections, we are recommending to people who are eligible to file for their U.S citizenship to actually move forward with their applications. The five reasons stated below are just few of…
  • Nov 23

    Is Trump present silence on immigration the calm before the storm?

    Is Trump present silence on immigration the calm before the storm?
    Many have started to see hope in the words of President Donald Trump messages because he failed to actually pursue some of his ‘inflaming promises’ on the campaign. For example he is not going to try to go after Hillary Clinton…
  • Nov 22

    Has Donald Trump Shifted Position on Immigration?

    Has Donald Trump Shifted Position on Immigration?
    On his surprise address, on November 21 2016, President Donald Trump made a sharp turn on his priorities. He mentioned that he will be focusing on visa programs which take jobs from American workers. Trump will ask Department of Labor (DOL)…
Rank this Week: 1804

Law Blog

Law Blog

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

http://hanoverlawpc.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 3

    What the HECK!? A story of co-worker harassment gone wild

    What the HECK!? A story of co-worker harassment gone wild
    Sometimes, conflicts spin out of control, and can get disruptive and even dangerous. Image from http://quotesgram.com/img/avoid-conflict-quotes-funny/3303875/What happens when you work with a person that goes off the rails? Do you have to…
  • Dec 2

    BDSM and public lewdness in front of children. WHAT!?

    BDSM and public lewdness in front of children. WHAT!?
    Every once in awhile, we get a wing-dinger of a question. This rates right of up there! However, it does bring into question what constitutes free speech, and what constitutes lewd conduct. The question: Let's say that you are into the…
  • Nov 20

    I want to get money from my abuser -- can I make him pay if I get a protective order against him?

    I want to get money from my abuser -- can I make him pay if I get a protective order against him?
    We don't usually get questions about prosecuting domestic abuse issues -- most people hire us to defend them against accusations! However, I did receive a question recently from a potential client who wanted to know more about what could be…
Rank this Week: 4172

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/
  • Dec 3

    Regional Focus: America

    Regional Focus: America
    Asylum for DACA Recipients and Dreamers (The Asylumist Blog, Dec. 2016) [text]"Cuban Migration to the United States in a Post-Normalized Relations World," Minnesota Journal of International Law (Forthcoming, 2016?) [full-text via…
  • Dec 3

    Thematic Focus: Detention

    Thematic Focus: Detention
    Canada’s Detained Immigrant Children (Human Rights Brief Blog, Oct. 2016) [text]Detention Mapping Report (Bulgarian Helsinki Committee, Oct. 2016) [text via ECRE]Detention of Asylum Seekers in New Jersey (Human Rights First, Nov.…
  • Dec 3

    Thematic Focus: General

    Thematic Focus: General
    Alternatives to Camps: Making It Work - Good Practice and Guidance Series, Key Action #5: Strengthening Community-Based Protection (UNHCR, Oct. 2016) [text]- Other documents in this series are available here.Crisis Overview 2016: Humanitarian…
Rank this Week: 342

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/
  • Dec 2

    High-Income Parents and Child Support in Florida

    High-Income Parents and Child Support in Florida
    A recent decision issued by the Fourth District Court of Appeal regarding the proper amount of child support to be paid by a father who made roughly $2 million annually addressed a sometimes challenging issue for the courts:  how to…
  • Nov 30

    South Florida Court Hits Ex-Wife with $6.8M Judgment for Tying Up Assets With Injunction

    South Florida Court Hits Ex-Wife with $6.8M Judgment for Tying Up Assets With Injunction
    The breakup of a for-profit medical school founder’s 50-plus-year marriage helped fuel a multitude of legal actions, with the founder’s wife seeking to freeze the assets of the university through the equitable distribution…
  • Nov 29

    ‘Continuing’ Torts and the Statute of Limitations in Florida Tortious Interference Case

    ‘Continuing’ Torts and the Statute of Limitations in Florida Tortious Interference Case
    An alleged part-owner of a feature film lost his right to bring a lawsuit against a movie studio for the studio’s alleged tortious interference with a business relationship because he waited too long to sue, the Third District Court of…
Rank this Week: 4284

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/
  • Dec 2

    USCIS Teleconference – Form I-942, Request for Reduced Fee Process – 12/7/16

    USCIS Teleconference – Form I-942, Request for Reduced Fee Process – 12/7/16
    The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will be holding a stakeholder teleconference on Wednesday, December 7, 2016 between 3:00 to 4:30 pm (Eastern). The subject of the event will be the new Form I-942, Request for…
  • Dec 1

    BALCA Says Attempts to Explain NOF Deficiencies Are Almost Certainly Destined to Fail

    BALCA Says Attempts to Explain NOF Deficiencies Are Almost Certainly Destined to Fail
    The Board of Alien Labor Certification Appeals (BALCA) recently affirmed the decision of a Certifying Officer (CO) to deny labor certification for the position of “Director of Sales.” After receiving & reviewing an…
  • Nov 30

    Economic Power of New Americans (Update) – North Dakota, Ohio & Oklahoma

    Economic Power of New Americans (Update) – North Dakota, Ohio & Oklahoma
    The Immigration Policy Center (IPC) has released all fifty states, the District of Columbia and the United States (Overall), for a total of fifty-two updated fact sheets with accompanying info graphics and other details. These fact sheets…
Rank this Week: 562

Immigration Attorney Blog

Immigration Attorney Blog

By Brian D. Lerner.

http://brian-d-lerner-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 1410

Sarmiento Immigration Law Firm…

Sarmiento Immigration Law Firm Blog

Covers immigration law.

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

Global Immigration Blog

Global Immigration Blog

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

http://www.globalimmigrationblog.com
  • Dec 1

    Reminder: USCIS Fee Increase Effective December 23, 2016

    Reminder: USCIS Fee Increase Effective December 23, 2016
    Any employer anticipating submission of an immigration application or petition should consider filing prior to December 23, 2016, to avoid higher USCIS filing fees. On October 24, 2016, USCIS announced a final rule that adjusts the required…
  • Nov 23

    USCIS Publishes Final Job Flexibility Rule for Employment-Based

    USCIS Publishes Final Job Flexibility Rule for Employment-Based
    The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services has published the long-anticipated final rule, “Retention of EB-1, EB-2, and EB-3 Immigrant Workers and Program Improvements Affecting High-Skilled Nonimmigrant Workers.” The rule will…
  • Nov 15

    New Form I-9 Issued

    New Form I-9 Issued
    The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has published the long awaited new Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification. The prior form expired on March 31, 2016. The Immigration and Nationality Act requires that…
Rank this Week: 2388

ImmigRantings

ImmigRantings

Comments on immigration law. By Slowik & Robinson LLC.

http://www.immigrantings.com/
  • Dec 1

    What the Election Means for Immigration

    What the Election Means for Immigration
    As everyone in the world learned on Wednesday, Mr. Donald Trump has been elected the next President of the United States.  In the next two months, President Obama will be transitioning power to the President-Elect, culminating with Mr.…
  • Nov 11

    More Immigration Cases Heading to the Supreme Court Docket

    More Immigration Cases Heading to the Supreme Court Docket
    In the last Supreme Court session, the justices roundly disappointed immigrants and immigrant advocacy groups when the court refused to make a ruling on President Obama’s executive action that would have helped hundreds of thousands of…
  • Nov 1

    USCIS Increases Fees for Many Immigration Application

    USCIS Increases Fees for Many Immigration Application
    U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, or USCIS, is the federal agency that processes applications for immigration benefits made in the United States.  USCIS reviews and adjudicates hundreds of thousands of applications for marriage…
Rank this Week: 3749

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/
  • Nov 30

    E2 Visa For Business Investor

    E2 Visa For Business Investor
    If you are foreign investor planning to apply for an E-2 visa for business purposes, then you must already be a citizen of a country that maintains a Treaty of Friendship, Commerce, or Navigation with the United States. You must…
  • Oct 31

    E-2 Visa: Change of Status or Consular Processing

    E-2 Visa: Change of Status or Consular Processing
    If you are a business investor and have decided to pursue the U.S. investor visa, then you may want to be privy to the legal process that it entails. As the wrong choice can cost you valuable time and resources, it’s ……
  • Sep 30

    PERM Processing Time – 2016 | Latest PERM Labor Update

    PERM Processing Time – 2016 | Latest PERM Labor Update
    PERM (Program Electronic Review Management) labor certification is a process that employers must go through in order to hire a foreign immigrant worker on a permanent basis. It is the first step for a foreign national to obtain a green…
Rank this Week: 4194

Chicago Immigration Lawyer Blog

Chicago Immigration Lawyer Blog

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

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

    Provisional Waivers for Unlawful Presence

    Provisional Waivers for Unlawful Presence
    In this posting, lets briefly take a look at Provisional Waivers.  Waivers for Unlawful Presence in the U.S. have been historically used by persons filing outside of the United States and undergoing Consular Processing to receive an…
  • Nov 23

    Trump’s Plan to Prioritize Deportation of Immigrants with Criminal History

    Trump’s Plan to Prioritize Deportation of Immigrants with Criminal History
    Documented and Undocumented immigrants are understandably worried about what will happen in January when President-Elect Trump takes the Oath of Office.  Although his campaign began with a pledge to build a wall and immediately deport 11…
  • Nov 16

    USCIS Fees Increase on December 23, 2016

    USCIS Fees Increase on December 23, 2016
    On December 23, 2017, USCIS fees for most applications will increase by an average 21%.  Any applications filed on or after December 23, 2016 will require the new fee.  Be advised that there are significant increases for some…
Rank this Week: 3542

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/
  • Nov 30

    I-601A Hardship Waiver Approval, Nov. 11, 2016

    I-601A Hardship Waiver Approval, Nov. 11, 2016
    Another I-601A Approved for a Client from Mexico Filed: June 14, 2016 Approved: November 15, 2016 Client entered the U.S. illegally in 2002 when she was still a teenager. She went on to marry a U.S. Citizen and the couple has two U.S. Citizen…
  • Nov 16

    Approval of I601A Waiver from a South American Country

    Approval of I601A Waiver from a South American Country
    The Case: a man who fled from South America into Mexico and illegally into the U.S. Filed: June 11, 2016 Approved: November 3, 2016 Client entered illegally in the early 2000s. Fled from his home country in South America into Mexico and…
  • Nov 11

    What to do now, Immigration in a Trump World

    What to do now, Immigration in a Trump World
    At this point in time, no one knows what a Trump presidency will mean for immigrants. What we do know, is what Trump has said throughout his campaign regarding taking a hardline stance against immigrants. Here we have written out some…
Rank this Week: 2981

Canadian Toronto Immigration…

Canadian Toronto Immigration Lawyer Blog

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

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

    Recent Changes to the Express Entry’s Comprehensive Ranking system

    Recent Changes to the Express Entry’s Comprehensive Ranking system
    Recent Changes to the Express Entry’s Comprehensive Ranking system Since November 19, 2016 our offices have been receiving a lot of inquiries with regards to the recent amendments to the Ministerial Instructions regulating the Express…
  • Oct 21

    PART III: Express Entry – The Canadian Experience Cla

    PART III: Express Entry – The Canadian Experience Cla
    Last week we discussed about the Canadian Skilled Trades Program. This week we will be presenting The Canadian Experienced class which is another type of application for permanent residence under the Economic Class. Reminder of what is an…
  • Oct 12

    PART II: Express Entry – The Canadian Skilled Trades Program

    PART II: Express Entry – The Canadian Skilled Trades Program
    Last week we discussed about the federal skilled worker program, this week we will be discussing about The Canadian Skilled Trades Program another type of application for permanent residence under the economic class. Reminder of what is an…
Rank this Week: 2411

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
  • Nov 29

    Can A Union Walk Away With My Contract?

    Can A Union Walk Away With My Contract?
    By Brian Taylor Goldstein, Esq.     Dear Law and Disorder:  Is it legal that a presenter can put “strike, lock-out or other labor controversy (including, without limitation, the picketing on the theater by representatives…
  • Oct 24

    USCIS Announces Fee Increase for Artist Visas!

    USCIS Announces Fee Increase for Artist Visas!
    It is with the deepest bewilderment and frustration that we are compelled to announce: USCIS HAS IMPLEMENTED A FEE INCREASE FOR VISA PETITIONS On Friday, October 21, the US Department of Homeland Security announced that it has approved the…
  • Jul 13

    Never Rent Your Theater To Cannibal

    Never Rent Your Theater To Cannibal
    By Brian Taylor Goldstein, Esq.    Dear Law and Disorder: We have a non-profit theater company with our own performance space. We are looking for additional ways to increase our revenue stream within the terms of the lease. Two…
Rank this Week: 1394

New Jersey Lawyer News

New Jersey Lawyer News

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

http://www.newjerseylawyernews.com/
Rank this Week: 4851

Immigration Lawyer Blog

Immigration Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.immigrationlawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1697

Montag Law blog

Montag Law blog

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

http://www.montaglaw.com/blog
  • Nov 28

    Some tough thoughts about immigration

    Some tough thoughts about immigration
    “When Mexico sends its people, they’re not sending their best. They’re sending people that have lots of problems…they’re bringing drugs, they’re bringing crime. They’re rapists. And some, I assume,…
  • Nov 16

    Some short post-election reading

    Some short post-election reading
    The news of Tuesday, November 8, 2016, the election, is hardly digested. People, particularly, immigrants (in the vernacular sense) are wondering about what the impact of it will be on immigration law. The fact is no one knows, probably even…
  • Oct 9

    Wells Fargo, Politicians, Immigration Lawyers. Why do we give our trust and confidence when experience teaches us otherwise?

    Wells Fargo, Politicians, Immigration Lawyers. Why do we give our trust and confidence when experience teaches us otherwise?
    Two people came to my office this week. One has a pending case and needs a lawyer to help him finish up. The other has a pending case but needs to start over as earlier prepared paperwork was misfiled and follow up material not provided,…
Rank this Week: 1880

Marriage Visa Attorney Blog

Marriage Visa Attorney Blog

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

http://www.marriagevisaattorney.com/
  • Nov 25

    President Elect Trump and the K1 Fiance Visa

    President Elect Trump and the K1 Fiance Visa
    There seems to be a lot of concern and mis-information about the affect that the new President Elect Trump will have on legal Immigration, like with the K1 Fiance Visa and CR1 Marriage Visa.  Despite all the chatter 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…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 4409

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/
  • Nov 24

    New Jersey Cities Continue to Resist Federal Demands to Assist in Immigration Enforcement

    New Jersey Cities Continue to Resist Federal Demands to Assist in Immigration Enforcement
    The recent presidential election has brought a massive amount of uncertainty for immigrants, prospective immigrants, their employers, and their families. The uncertainty ranges from the new president-elect’s rhetoric regarding…
  • Nov 10

    New York City Lawsuit Challenges Nationwide Application of DAPA Injunction

    New York City Lawsuit Challenges Nationwide Application of DAPA Injunction
    The White House’s 2014 executive actions on immigration have been cause for controversy from the moment President Obama announced them almost two years ago. The Deferred Action for Parents of Americans and Lawful Permanent Residents…
  • Oct 27

    Employer Requests Immigration Status of Employees in Ongoing Dispute

    Employer Requests Immigration Status of Employees in Ongoing Dispute
    Immigration law is deeply intertwined with employment in the United States, and the extent to which specific employment statutes apply to various immigrant statuses is under near-constant review by the courts. In the midst of this complex…
Rank this Week: 3412

Immigration Blog

Immigration Blog

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

http://blog.immigrantconnect.com
  • Nov 24

    HAPPY THANKSGIVING!

    HAPPY THANKSGIVING!
    At Maged Rost, we would like to express our gratitude to our clients.  From start-up companies to large organizations to foreign investors to those immigrants who have worked so hard to improve their lives while…
  • Nov 11

    MOVE IT OR LOSE IT? SHOULD YOU ACT ON IMMIGRATION OPTIONS BEFORE PRESIDENT TRUMP TAKES OFFICE?

    MOVE IT OR LOSE IT? SHOULD YOU ACT ON IMMIGRATION OPTIONS BEFORE PRESIDENT TRUMP TAKES OFFICE?
    Donald Trump will be the next US President. He built his campaign on promises to build a wall with Mexico and imposing a temporary ban on Muslims from entering the country. His transition team, close advisors and future administration…
  • Nov 11

    VISA BULLETIN FOR DECEMBER 2016

    VISA BULLETIN FOR DECEMBER 2016
    The Visa Bulletin for December 2016 is now available. Please visit our firm’’s websites at www.immigrantconnect.com and www.americaninvestorvisa.com.
Rank this Week: 1352

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/
  • Nov 24

    Judge Calls Out Arizona Border Patrol for Inhumane Cell Conditions for Detainee

    Judge Calls Out Arizona Border Patrol for Inhumane Cell Conditions for Detainee
    A federal judge directed Border Patrol officials to address the basic human needs of detainees held in the Tucson sector after learning of the agency’s poor treatment of detained immigration violators. A class action lawsuit filed in…
  • Nov 21

    Florida Bar Warns People About Immigration Assistance Scam

    Florida Bar Warns People About Immigration Assistance Scam
    With Donald Trump’s election as President of the United States stirring concerns about U.S. immigration policy, the Florida Bar sent out a warning last week, telling people to avoid seeking legal assistance from notaries (also known as…
  • Nov 21

    Oregon Undocumented Immigrants at Risk for Sweeping Deportation

    Oregon Undocumented Immigrants at Risk for Sweeping Deportation
    Immigrant parents with children who have obtained U.S. citizenship for decades have filed a lawsuit against the federal government, arguing that a Texas immigration ruling that limits the Obama administration’s policies for protecting…
Rank this Week: 2998

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
  • Nov 23

    What's Up (Or Behind) Kris Kobach's Sleeve?

    What's Up (Or Behind) Kris Kobach's Sleeve?
    The Topeka Capital Journal posted a picture on November 21 of immigration hardliner and (unofficial?) Trump advisor Kris Kobach. In his hand he held a leather portfolio - and his strategic immigration plan for Trump's first 365 days in…
  • Nov 16

    NSEERS+

    NSEERS+
    I love the solidarity in response to today's news about the "Muslim Registry." Non-Muslims are offering to register themselves, or become Muslim, in order to gum up the system - a form of civil disobedience. But this is, in fact, a proposal…
  • Nov 10

    What Does Trump Presidency Mean For Immigrants?

    What Does Trump Presidency Mean For Immigrants?
    What we make of it, that's what.In his victory speech, our new President-Elect said, "I pledge to every citizen of our land that I will be President for all of Americans, and this is so important to me." (Emphasis added.)What about all…
Rank this Week: 2584

Ayo and Iken PLC General Practice…

Ayo and Iken PLC General Practice Blog

Covers Florida law topics.

http://www.myfloridalaw.com/blog/
  • Nov 22

    Guide to Telling Your Children About Divorce

    Guide to Telling Your Children About Divorce
    One of the hardest things parents may have to do is to tell their children they are divorcing. While very young children may not really understand what is happening, the majority of children often feel as though the divorce is their fault.…
  • Nov 1

    Wedding Bliss in the Air at Ayo & Iken

    Wedding Bliss in the Air at Ayo & Iken
    Wedding bliss was in the air at our Ayo & Iken Tampa office last week as Attorney Jeana Vogel for the first time in her career presided over nuptial vows for two of her clients. Vogel’s clients, Aleydis Silva Bautista and Kyle…
  • Oct 13

    Same Sex Parental Rights Extended

    Same Sex Parental Rights Extended
    Our New Port Richey Attorney Allison Belcher has won a major victory in the cutting edge legal area of same-sex marriage in Florida by securing parental rights for our client Kristen Ruckey. In an Oct. 11 order, Pasco County Circuit Judge…
Rank this Week: 4653

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/
  • Nov 21

    Clarification of the Extreme Hardship for Waivers of Inadmissibility effective December 5, 2016

    Clarification of the Extreme Hardship for Waivers of Inadmissibility effective December 5, 2016
    Powers Law Group, P.C. November 21, 2016 By Board Certified Immigration Attorney Ruby L. Powers Clarification of the Extreme Hardship for Waivers of Inadmissibility effective December 5, 2016 The USCIS issued policy guidance on determinations…
  • Nov 18

    USCIS Publishes Final Rule For Certain Employment-Based Immigrant and Nonimmigrant Visa Program

    USCIS Publishes Final Rule For Certain Employment-Based Immigrant and Nonimmigrant Visa Program
    WASHINGTON— USCIS has published a final rule to modernize and improve several aspects of certain employment-based nonimmigrant and immigrant visa programs. USCIS has also amended regulations to better enable U.S. employers to hire and…
  • Nov 5

    USCIS to Welcome International Entrepreneur

    USCIS to Welcome International Entrepreneur
    USCIS Proposes Rule To Welcome International Entrepreneurs Powers Law Group, P.C. November 5, 2016 By Board Certified Immigration Attorney Ruby L. Powers USCIS proposed a rule on August 26, 2016, which would allow certain international…
Rank this Week: 1850

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/
  • Nov 21

    Sanctuary Cities Bill introduced in Texas Legislature enables racial profiling

    Sanctuary Cities Bill introduced in Texas Legislature enables racial profiling
    Last week, a Sanctuary Cities Bill was once again introduced in the Texas Legislature. Here is a link to an interview that I gave to Estephany Escobar of KXXV-TV. The Bill addresses sanctuary cities (which are not a problem in Texas),…
  • Nov 11

    Immigrants' Loss--America's Lo

    Immigrants' Loss--America's Lo
    I've received many calls and emails this week. Immigrants and their supporters are anxious about what Donald Trump's presidency will mean for them. Here are a few thoughts (but no answers): DACA Individuals with Deferred Action for Childhood…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 776

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/
  • Nov 20

    USCIS Publishes Final Rule Impacting Employment Based Immigrants & Non-Immigrant Worker

    USCIS Publishes Final Rule Impacting Employment Based Immigrants & Non-Immigrant Worker
    USCIS on November 18, 2016, published their final rule impacting various aspects of certain Non-Immigrant and Immigrant visa programs. Employment Work Authorization (EAD) for Employees with Approved I-140: While there was much hope for an…
  • Oct 26

    Temporary Protected Status (TPS) Extended for Nepal till June 2018

    Temporary Protected Status (TPS) Extended for Nepal till June 2018
    The United States Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS) announced yesterday that they would automatically extend TPS for Nepal through June 28, 2018 Re-Registering for TPS: For those that already have TPS, you MUST re-apply between…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 3989

US Immigration Law Blog

US Immigration Law Blog

Covers immigration news. By Ashwin Sharma.

http://ashwinsharma.com
  • Nov 18

    USCIS Publishes Final Rule For Certain Employment-Based Immigrant and Nonimmigrant Visa Program

    USCIS Publishes Final Rule For Certain Employment-Based Immigrant and Nonimmigrant Visa Program
    Via USCIS.gov USCIS has published a final rule to modernize and improve several aspects of certain employment-based nonimmigrant and immigrant visa programs. USCIS has also amended regulations to better enable U.S. employers to hire and…
  • Jul 13

    F-1 OPT I-765 RFE Issue: How a DSO can change students’ 17 month OPT extensions to 24 month

    F-1 OPT I-765 RFE Issue: How a DSO can change students’ 17 month OPT extensions to 24 month
    The Department of Homeland Security’s website notes that subsequent to USCIS changes to STEM optional practical training (OPT) regulations, the Student and Exchange Visitor Information System (SEVIS) Release 6.26 was deployed…
  • Jul 12

    Is Hillary Clinton anti-H-1B?

    Is Hillary Clinton anti-H-1B?
    Vox news reports the disappointing news that Hillary Clinton “just put a stake” through the idea of “expanding visas to allow more high-skilled workers to come to the United States” in favor…
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Watson Immigration Law Blog

Watson Immigration Law Blog

Covers US immigration and naturalization law. By Tahmina Watson.

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

    Breaking News: Final EAD rules out!

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

    We have moved!

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

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

    On Today’s “Immigration with Tahmina” radio show – we talk Citizenship Day!!
    We are honored to have announce today’s guest Mallori Thompson, Program Associate of Washington New Americans, One America! Mallori will talk about the upcoming Citizenship Day program to be held on April 23rd. This invaluable service…
Rank this Week: 568

immigrationblog.us

immigrationblog.us

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

http://www.immigrationblog.us/
Rank this Week: 2093

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/
  • Nov 15

    USCIS releases revised Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification

    USCIS releases revised Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification
    United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (“USCIS”) released the new version of Form I-9 today, a week earlier than previously announced. … Continue Reading
  • Nov 11

    December 2016 Visa Bulletin—Updates and Projections for Employment-Based Categorie

    December 2016 Visa Bulletin—Updates and Projections for Employment-Based Categorie
    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. … Continue Reading
  • Nov 11

    DHS Extends TPS for Nepal

    DHS Extends TPS for Nepal
    DHS announced that it is extending Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for nationals of Nepal who already hold TPS. TPS allows qualifying individuals to remain and work lawfully in the United States until conditions in their home countries…
Rank this Week: 2508

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/
  • Nov 9

    Donald Trump will be our next President, what does that mean for Immigrants?

    Donald Trump will be our next President, what does that mean for Immigrants?
    In case you have not heard, in what can only be called one of the biggest upsets in U.S. presidential election history, Donald Trump defeated Hillary Clinton this morning and is now the President-Elect of the United States. As an immigration…
  • Oct 21

    I Want to Become a U.S. Citizen, but I am not sure what Good Moral Character mean

    I Want to Become a U.S. Citizen, but I am not sure what Good Moral Character mean
    If you are a lawful permanent resident and you want to become a U.S. citizen, congratulations, you have made a wise decision. Becoming a U.S. citizen as soon as you are eligible is almost always the right choice for every lawful permanent…
  • Oct 3

    I am Married to a United States Citizen, how do I get my Green Card?

    I am Married to a United States Citizen, how do I get my Green Card?
    Congratulations! You recently got married and your new spouse is a U.S. citizen, but you are not. One of the first questions on your mind may be: how do I get my green card now that I am married to a citizen? The answer could be fairly…
Rank this Week: 1551

Law Office of Michael West P.C.…

Law Office of Michael West P.C. Blog

Covers Georgia law.

http://lawofficeofmichaelwest.com/blog/
  • Nov 7

    I am Currently Unemployed – Should I File for Bankruptcy?

    I am Currently Unemployed – Should I File for Bankruptcy?
    During the aftermath of the Great Recession, many of our friends and neighbors lost their jobs after several companies downsized or outright closed their doors altogether. Additionally, many of our younger residents are graduating with…
  • Nov 7

    Important Bankruptcy Topics: Creditor

    Important Bankruptcy Topics: Creditor
    Many of our Georgian friends and neighbors contact our office on a daily basis to discuss the possibility of filing for bankruptcy.  Filing a bankruptcy case can be an excellent way for an individual or a family to get their debts under…
  • Nov 7

    The “Tricks or Treats” of Filing for Bankruptcy

    The “Tricks or Treats” of Filing for Bankruptcy
    Americans all over the country continue to feel the adverse affects of the economic recession, which has caused hundreds of thousands of our friends and neighbors here in Georgia alone to take on multiple jobs, downsize their homes, or take…
Rank this Week: 4422

The Immigration Answer Man

The Immigration Answer Man

Covers US immigration law. By Ari Sauer.

http://immigrationanswerman.com/
Rank this Week: 3103

Immigration Lawyer Blog

Immigration Lawyer Blog

Covers immigration law. By Hartzman Law Firm.

http://www.immigrationlawyerblog.net/
Rank this Week: 4951

Chicago Immigration Lawyer Blog

Chicago Immigration Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.theusimmigrationlawyer.com/
  • Oct 24

    USCIS increases its filing fees by 21 percent effective December 23, 2016

    USCIS increases its filing fees by 21 percent effective December 23, 2016
    The immigration attorneys at Zneimer & Zneimer PC reviewed a noticed the Department of Homeland Security published in the Federal Register that the DHS is increasing its fees for numerous USCIS applications. Even though the notice…
  • Oct 6

    USCIS announces that it will use visa bulletin “filing date” for adjustment of status in October 2016

    USCIS announces that it will use visa bulletin “filing date” for adjustment of status in October 2016
    A foreign national can file an application to become a permanent resident if the foreign national has an immediately available visa.  A petitioner files an immigrant petition on behalf of a foreign national to establish the foreign…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 4806

Altro & Associates Blog

Altro & Associates Blog

Covers Canadian immigration news and laws.

http://www.altrolevy.com/category/all/
  • Oct 20

    Advisor.ca – EXPECT U.S. ESTATE TAX CHANGES NO MATTER WHO’S ELECTED

    Advisor.ca – EXPECT U.S. ESTATE TAX CHANGES NO MATTER WHO’S ELECTED
    Matt C. Altro was recently interviewed by Jessica Bruno from Advisor’s Edge to analyze the potential impacts on US estate tax changes depending on who the US elects in November: Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump. The analysis was…
  • Oct 20

    August 2016 – Dollars and Sense Radio Show on CJAD

    August 2016 – Dollars and Sense Radio Show on CJAD
    Matt C. Altro is a regular expert on Montreal radio station CJAD 800AM, where he discusses tax, immigration, health care issues and more. These key issues are discussed with regards to how they relate to a cross border move or relocation…
  • Oct 19

    Advisor.ca – EXPECT U.S. ESTATE TAX CHANGES NO MATTER WHO’S ELECTED

    Advisor.ca – EXPECT U.S. ESTATE TAX CHANGES NO MATTER WHO’S ELECTED
    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 post Advisor.ca – EXPECT U.S.…
Rank this Week: 2146

Immigration Visa Attorney Blog

Immigration Visa Attorney Blog

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

http://www.immigrationvisaattorneyblog.com/
  • Oct 17

    Many DACA Cases Running Late

    Many DACA Cases Running Late
      The law office of Fong & Aquino has noticed that many Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) renewals are taking a very long time.  Cases in Pasadena, Los Angeles, and Palm Springs are taking over six months.  We…
  • Oct 14

    “Talking” to Immigration Officers and Border Guard

    “Talking” to Immigration Officers and Border Guard
    Learn about some of the most common interrogation techniques border guards and immigration officers use.
  • Oct 12

    American Immigrants Win Nobel Prizes in the Science

    American Immigrants Win Nobel Prizes in the Science
    The US political dialog is ugly and divisive this year.  It is also full of misinformation.  One  political party would want you to believe that immigrants are bad for our nation, that they make no contribution to our nation.…
Rank this Week: 1972

US Immigration Blog

US Immigration Blog

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

http://blog.messersmithlaw.com
  • Oct 16

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

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

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

    INA 212(a)(6)(E) Smuggler
    Inadmissibility Series I: INA 212(a)(6)(E) Smugglers Inadmissibility Series INA 212– Part II 212(a)(6)(E) Section 212 of the Immigration and Nationality Act of 1952 lists a series of classes of foreign nationals who are inadmissible to…
  • Oct 16

    INA 212(a)(2)(D)(i)

    INA 212(a)(2)(D)(i)
    Inadmissibility Series I: INA 212(a)(2)(D)(i) Prostitution Inadmissibility Series INA 212– Part V 212(a)(2)(D)(i) Section 212 of the Immigration and Nationality Act of 1952 lists a series of classes of foreign nationals who are…
Rank this Week: 2507

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: 2663

Immigration Lawyers Blog

Immigration Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.immigrationlawyersblog.com/
  • Oct 13

    November 2016 Department of State Visa Bulletin

    November 2016 Department of State Visa Bulletin
    The visa bulletin is out at this link: November 2016 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…
  • Oct 13

    November 2016 Department of State Visa Bulletin

    November 2016 Department of State Visa Bulletin
    The visa bulletin is out at this link: November 2016 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…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 1486

Bilingual Minnesota Attorney Blog

Bilingual Minnesota Attorney Blog

Provides immigration law and criminal law information in Spanish. By Tamara Caban-Ramirez.

http://bilingualmnattorney.wordpress.com
Rank this Week: 3107

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 29

    EB-5 regional center program extended until Dec. 9

    EB-5 regional center program extended until Dec. 9
    The House gave approval Wednesday to an already Senate-approved continuing budget resolution that would extend the EB-5 regional center program until Dec. 9, and avoid a government shutdown.
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 2859

Silicon Valley Immigration Lawyer…

Silicon Valley Immigration Lawyer Blog

Covers work visas, green cards, and adjustments of status. By Michelle Gee.

http://www.siliconvalleyimmigrationlawyer.com/
  • Sep 28

    2018 Green Card Diversity Lottery Starts October 4

    2018 Green Card Diversity Lottery Starts October 4
    Diversity Lottery 2018 to open October 4, 2016. The post 2018 Green Card Diversity Lottery Starts October 4 appeared first on Silicon Valley Immigration Lawyer Blog.
  • Sep 28

    2018 Green Card Diversity Lottery Starts October 4

    2018 Green Card Diversity Lottery Starts October 4
    Diversity Lottery 2018 to open October 4, 2016. The post 2018 Green Card Diversity Lottery Starts October 4 appeared first on Silicon Valley Immigration Lawyer Blog.
  • Sep 28

    2018 Green Card Diversity Lottery Starts October 4

    2018 Green Card Diversity Lottery Starts October 4
    Diversity Lottery 2018 to open October 4, 2016. The post 2018 Green Card Diversity Lottery Starts October 4 appeared first on Silicon Valley Immigration Lawyer Blog.
Rank this Week: 2657