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Canada Immigration Blog

Canada Immigration Blog

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

http://www.canadavisa.com/canada-immigration-blog/
  • Sep 2

    Kudos to Quebec

    Kudos to Quebec
    Version française à suivre At exactly this time last year, I wrote an open letter on this blog titled ‘Children Belong in School’.  In this letter, addressed to the Quebec Cabinet Ministers of Immigration…
  • Aug 4

    Caught Off Guard

    Caught Off Guard
    Opening a copy of the Montreal Gazette yesterday morning, I was drawn to an article in the Opinion section titled ‘Becoming Canadian’. It was a superb piece of writing by an American, or rather American-Canadian, writer by the…
  • Jun 30

    Children deserve to celebrate Canada Day

    Children deserve to celebrate Canada Day
    When I was growing up in Montreal, Canada Day, then called Dominion Day, truly meant something to my family. My grandfather landed on Canadian shores in 1906 and, as the children and grandchildren of immigrants, our family loved the spirit…
Rank this Week: 4579

Chicago Immigration Lawyer Blog

Chicago Immigration Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.chicagoimmigrationlawyer-blog.com/
  • Sep 2

    “Anchor Baby” Discussion is a Distraction

    “Anchor Baby” Discussion is a Distraction
    The term “anchor baby” has been in the news a lot recently. A lot of people are unfamiliar with the term and the fact that it is generally considered a derogatory word. Unfortunately, one again, there is a lot of misinformation…
  • Aug 19

    Snapshot of Immigration Statistics in the United State

    Snapshot of Immigration Statistics in the United State
    Since the start of the 2016 presidential campaign, particularly since Donald Trump became a candidate, a lot of attention has been paid to immigration policy in the United States. Because presidential campaigns can sometimes (most of the…
  • Aug 12

    What Are So-Called "Sanctuary Cities"?

    What Are So-Called "Sanctuary Cities"?
    "Sanctuary cities" have gotten a lot of attention in the media these past few months. Not many people know much about them. So let's take a moment to figure out what these cities actually are. CNN points out that there is no actual legal…
Rank this Week: 2285

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: 4049

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 2

    Impact of New Americans (2015) - Nevada, New Hampshire & New Jersey

    Impact of New Americans (2015) - Nevada, New Hampshire & New Jersey
    Immigration Policy Center Releases Updated State-by-State Fact Sheets (2015) 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…
  • Sep 1

    Revised: Updated Service Center Processing Times (as of 6/30/15)

    Revised: Updated Service Center Processing Times (as of 6/30/15)
    Processing Time reports for all of the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service (USCIS) Service Centers were released on 8/31/15 with processing dates as of 6/30/15. If you filed a petition with one of the Service Centers, please review the…
  • Aug 31

    MVP "Immigration Q & A Forum" - This Friday, Sept. 4, 2015

    MVP "Immigration Q & A Forum" - This Friday, Sept. 4, 2015
    We wanted to find a new way to engage our reader base. Every other Friday, we will post the ten (10) best/most frequently asked questions received during the week from our h1bvisalawyerblog, Facebook, and Twitter readers. We will answer those…
Rank this Week: 1075

ImmigrationProf Blog

ImmigrationProf Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/immigration/
  • Sep 2

    Immigrant Shift: The Changing California Workforce

    Immigrant Shift: The Changing California Workforce
    California has the seventh-largest economy in the world, and immigrants have a long history in building that prosperity. Today, one out of every three working people in California is an immigrant – and their share has grown in recent…
  • Sep 2

    Baseball Icon Fernando Valenzuela Becomes U.S. Citizen

    Baseball Icon Fernando Valenzuela Becomes U.S. Citizen
    Former Immigrant of the Day Fernando Valenzuela, who was born in Mexico, was a star pitcher for six different teams during his Major League Baseball career, most notably the Los Angeles Dodgers, with whom he pitched from 1980 to 1990....
  • Sep 2

    Immigration Article of the Day: Binding the Enforcers: The Administrative Law Struggle Behind Pres. Obama's Immigration Actions by Michael Kagan

    Immigration Article of the Day: Binding the Enforcers: The Administrative Law Struggle Behind Pres. Obama's Immigration Actions by Michael Kagan
    Binding the Enforcers: The Administrative Law Struggle Behind Pres. Obama's Immigration Actions by Michael Kagan, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, William S. Boyd School of Law, University of Richmond Law Review, Vol. 50, 2016, Forthcoming…
Rank this Week: 57

Law Office of Michael West P.C.…

Law Office of Michael West P.C. Blog

Covers Georgia law.

http://lawofficeofmichaelwest.com/blog/
  • Sep 1

    How To Repair Your Credit After Bankruptcy

    How To Repair Your Credit After Bankruptcy
    Anyone who has faced bankruptcy proceedings knows how frightening the experience can be. After it’s all over, you’ll need to rebuild your credit, but how can you do this, and where will you start? Studies by the Fair Isaac…
  • Aug 29

    Can I Be Discriminated Against for Filing Bankruptcy

    Can I Be Discriminated Against for Filing Bankruptcy
    The decision to file for bankruptcy is a very personal and private decision.  Many Georgians have wisely sought the advice of bankruptcy attorneys to help them make an informed decision on whether filing for bankruptcy is the best…
  • Aug 29

    How Bankruptcy Affects Your Credit Report

    How Bankruptcy Affects Your Credit Report
    Bankruptcy is the legal process that an individual or family may complete in order to have their qualifying debts discharged.  When debts are discharged, the family no longer has to pay them and the bill collectors have to stop…
Rank this Week: 3858

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 1

    New EB-5 memo posted for comment

    New EB-5 memo posted for comment
    USCIS has published a new EB-5 memo for comment.  Comments are due no later than Sept. 8.  Get it here:http://tinyurl.com/oh4fwxl
  • Aug 5

    My take on Senate Bill 1501, affecting the EB-5 Program and regional center

    My take on Senate Bill 1501, affecting the EB-5 Program and regional center
    Summary by Boyd F. Campbell, 2015-07-15Provides for a five-year extension of the regional center program.  I would rather see Congress make this oldest "pilot" program permanent.Reworking of TEA classifications to encourage more rural…
  • Jul 12

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

    SEC charges San Francisco area company with running a $68 million Ponzi-like scheme
    The Securities and Exchange Commission today charged a San Francisco Bay Area oil-and-gas company and its CEO with running a $68 million Ponzi-like scheme and affinity fraud that targeted the Chinese-American community in California and…
Rank this Week: 3352

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/
  • Sep 1

    Impact of Merger, Acquisitions on PERM Green Card & I-140

    Impact of Merger, Acquisitions on PERM Green Card & I-140
      As individuals in business know, acquisitions, mergers and other significant financial dealings can substantially affect aspects of a company. These matters can even disrupt the validity of a PERM labor certification that is pending or…
  • Aug 20

    PERM Denial without Audit: Options, Next Steps, Refile

    PERM Denial without Audit: Options, Next Steps, Refile
      Did you receive a PERM denial? Wondering why your case was rejected without even receiving an audit? A PERM denial without audit can seem like a devastating outcome after working tirelessly to submit all the required documentation and…
  • Aug 14

    September 2015 Visa Bulletin Predictions & Analysi

    September 2015 Visa Bulletin Predictions & Analysi
    The September 2015 Visa Bulletin has officially been released by the U.S. Department of State. As with each visa bulletin that is released, there are some noteworthy changes in regards to priority dates. In this post, we’ll describe…
Rank this Week: 2676

Immigration Lawyer Blog

Immigration Lawyer Blog

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

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

    Are you eligible for a green card through EB-5

    Are you eligible for a green card through EB-5
    In this episode, attorney Jacob J. Sapochnick, discusses the EB-5 visa EB-5 visas are issued to those who have the ability, and resources, to invest a minimum of $1 million To obtain an EB-5 visa it doesn’t matter where you get the…
  • Aug 24

    The 2 Year Rule for J-1 Visa

    The 2 Year Rule for J-1 Visa
    In this episode, attorney Jacob J. Sapochnick, discusses the 2-year rule on the J-1 visa. J-1 visa holders are required to go to their home country for 2 years after the program. You have to either comply or get a waiver, if not, the…
  • Aug 20

    Update on OPT Stem Extension

    Update on OPT Stem Extension
     In this episode, attorney Jacob J. Sapochnick, provides an update on the OPT Stem Extension Decision. Notes: OPT STEM has been extended. This ruling will basically stop OPT Program. District Court Judge Ellen Hovel found that the…
Rank this Week: 889

Forced Migration Current Awareness…

Forced Migration Current Awareness Blog

Highlights web research and information relatd to refugees, IDPs and forced migration. By Elisa Mason.

http://fm-cab.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 31

    Regional Focus: Asia Pacific, incl. Australia

    Regional Focus: Asia Pacific, incl. Australia
    Opportunity:Presentation: Resettlement from Nauru: A Cautionary Tale, Sydney, 1 September 2015 [info]CFP: Workshop on "Forced Migration in/of Asia: Connections, Convergences, Comparisons," InterAsian Connections V Conference, Seoul, 27-30…
  • Aug 29

    Thematic Focus: Terminology

    Thematic Focus: Terminology
    A number of recent reports and studies have focused on the terminology used to describe and categorize the people currently moving across borders. Here is a sampling:Call Me Illegal: The Semantic Struggle over Seeking Asylum in Australia…
  • Aug 27

    New Issue of RSQ

    New Issue of RSQ
    The latest issue of the Refugee Survey Quarterly (RSQ) has been published. Contents of vol. 34, no. 3, September 2015 include:A Gendered Human Security Perspective on Humanitarian Action in IDP and Refugee Protection [abstract]Back Home…
Rank this Week: 881

Immigration Attorney Blog

Immigration Attorney Blog

By Brian D. Lerner.

http://brian-d-lerner-blog.com/
  • Aug 31

    From India or China with lots of education? Unfortunately, employment visas retrogressed.

    From India or China with lots of education? Unfortunately, employment visas retrogressed.
    The State Department released the Visa Bulletin for September 2015. There was forward movement in most employment- and family-based visa categories, although the employment-based second preference categories for mainland China and India…
  • Aug 31

    Good ruling for kids in detention facilitie

    Good ruling for kids in detention facilitie
    On Friday, August 21, 2015, U.S. District Judge Dolly Gee issued an order in Flores v. Johnson, ruling that children should generally be released from family detention within five days—preferably to a parent, including a parent with…
  • Aug 31

    California to remove term ‘Alien’ from law

    California to remove term ‘Alien’ from law
    KPCC reports that California Governor Jerry Brown has signed a bill that removes the term “alien,” used in reference to foreign-born workers, from the California Labor Code. Advocates applauded the removal of the term, which is…
Rank this Week: 4389

Austin Immigration Lawyer Blog

Austin Immigration Lawyer Blog

Covers immigration news and family-based immigration law. By Lyttle Law Firm, PLLC.

http://www.austinimmigrationlawyerblog.com/
  • Aug 31

    Homeland Security Required to Allow Public Comment on Tech-Student Visa

    Homeland Security Required to Allow Public Comment on Tech-Student Visa
    It has been ruled by a federal judge that the Department of Homeland Security must allow public comment on a rule regarding foreign nationals working in STEM fields that was adopted in 2008. The rule was an extension of a program called…
  • Aug 27

    Billy Asemani Denied IFP Status By Circuit Judge

    Billy Asemani Denied IFP Status By Circuit Judge
    Billy Asemani, an immigrant currently serving a thirty-year sentence in the Western Correctional Institution in Cumberland, Maryland, filed a mandamus petition for a hearing to review the denial of his request for naturalization by the United…
  • Aug 24

    Immigration Judge Grants Wisam Yousif Withholding of Removal

    Immigration Judge Grants Wisam Yousif Withholding of Removal
    Wisam Yousif is an immigrant from Iraq who in 2007 applied for withholding of removal and asylum in the United States. Withholding of removal is granted as relief from likely persecution in the applicant’s home country due to race,…
Rank this Week: 1651

Sarmiento Immigration Law Firm…

Sarmiento Immigration Law Firm Blog

Covers immigration law.

http://www.sarmientoimmigration.com/
Rank this Week: 1097

Montag Law blog

Montag Law blog

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

http://www.montaglaw.com/blog
  • Aug 30

    Lawsuit reapportions slices of the fixed-size Asylum Officer pie.

    Lawsuit reapportions slices of the fixed-size Asylum Officer pie.
    The American Civil Liberties Union and U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services announced  that a settlement has been reached in a lawsuit, Alfaro Garcia v. Johnson, filed by the ACLU seeking to compel USCIS to conduct reasonable…
  • Aug 23

    Take the Trump Immigration Policy Quiz. Win a huge prize if you are not stupid.

    Take the Trump Immigration Policy Quiz. Win a huge prize if you are not stupid.
    Republican Party presidential primary poll leader, Donald Trump, issued a immigration policy plan this week. In the quiz below, excerpts from the plan (in bold) prompt multiple choice questions. See how you do in answering the questions…
  • Aug 19

    Rendon analysis leads to amazing conclusion.

    Rendon analysis leads to amazing conclusion.
    In my last post, I discussed puzzlement that the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals did not make a Rendon  analysis in its decision to remand Madrigal-Barcenas v. Lynch. Just a week later, two days ago, the Court issued a decision in…
Rank this Week: 771

No Deportation

No Deportation

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

http://nodeportation.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 1333

Global Immigration Blog

Global Immigration Blog

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

http://www.globalimmigrationblog.com
  • Aug 28

    Cautionary Tale for EB-5 Investor

    Cautionary Tale for EB-5 Investor
    The SEC has sued Seattle developer Lobsang Dargey, alleging that he misappropriated $17 million from investors in his EB-5 program, and announcing a freeze of Dargey’s assets at the same time. The EB-5 program allows foreign nationals…
  • Aug 21

    Ever Evolving L-1B Adjudication Standard

    Ever Evolving L-1B Adjudication Standard
    Immigration law practitioners have been receiving Requests for Evidence (RFEs) on most L-1B (Intracompany Transferee-Specialized Knowledge) petitions for new issuance as well as L-1B renewals. These RFEs, requiring burdensome responses, in…
  • Aug 19

    2008 STEM Extension Dealt a Setback

    2008 STEM Extension Dealt a Setback
    The 2008 Department of Homeland Security (DHS) rule allowing certain F-1 visa students with Science, Technology, Engineering or Math (STEM) degrees to extend their stay for an additional 17 months of training related to their degrees in the…
Rank this Week: 2898

Safe Haven Asylum and Refugee Law…

Safe Haven Asylum and Refugee Law Blog

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

http://whittfirm.com/blog/
  • Aug 27

    Temporary Protected Status Extended for Haiti

    Temporary Protected Status Extended for Haiti
    The Department of Homeland Security has announced Temporary Protected Status extended for Haiti.  The extended designation will be effective on January 23, 2016 and will expire on July 22, 2017. Current TPS Haiti beneficiaries…
  • Jul 30

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

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

    Can I Withdraw My Asylum Application?

    Can I Withdraw My Asylum Application?
    Sadly, with the delay in asylum cases, I’ve started getting a lot of questions like this one: “My case is taking too long.  I want to go back to Iraq.  Can I withdraw my asylum application?” The short answer is…
Rank this Week: 2952

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: 2533

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
  • Aug 26

    When It Comes To Visas: Plan For The Worst And Hope For The Best

    When It Comes To Visas: Plan For The Worst And Hope For The Best
    By Brian Taylor Goldstein, Esq.    Dear Law and Disorder: We got our P visa for a group returned because it included the tour manager. USCIS is saying we need to file a separate petition and get a separate union letter for him. But…
  • Jul 8

    When Is A Plumber Worth More Than A Violinist?

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

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

    The U.S. Consulates Are Back–More or Less!
    By Brian Taylor Goldstein, Esq.    After being unable to issue visas since June 9 due to a major computer system crash, the U.S. Department of State is now reporting that, as of June 25, 2015, 85% of the U.S. Consulates…
Rank this Week: 2449

U.S. and China Visa Law Blog

U.S. and China Visa Law Blog

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

http://lawandborder.com/
Rank this Week: 3666

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/
  • Aug 26

    Living the American Dream: EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program

    Living the American Dream: EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program
    The EB-5 program is booming in popularity, driven largely by the U.S. economy in which developers are searching for new sources of capital. It is also fueled by rising demand from foreigners looking for access to U.S. schools, safe investment…
  • Aug 21

    Asylum: the light at the end of the tunnel for individuals in conflict zone

    Asylum: the light at the end of the tunnel for individuals in conflict zone
    The United States recognizes the right of asylum of individuals as specified by international and federal law. A specified number of legally defined refugees who apply overseas or for asylum after admission into the U.S., may establish a path…
  • Jun 24

    H-1B Visa Audit Win: Ruling Eases Employer Payment Obligation when H-1B Workers Make Themselves Unavailable for Work

    H-1B Visa Audit Win: Ruling Eases Employer Payment Obligation when H-1B Workers Make Themselves Unavailable for Work
    Introduced in a separate article, the new standard for avoiding wage liability to H-1B employees (without terminating them) created in Gupta vs. Compunnel raises a serious question. Now, to escape liability in this way, employers must first…
Rank this Week: 3070

immigrationblog.us

immigrationblog.us

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

http://www.immigrationblog.us/
  • Aug 26

    Temporary Protected Status Extended for Haiti | USCIS

    Temporary Protected Status Extended for Haiti | USCIS
    Temporary Protected Status Extended for Haiti | USCIS Current TPS Haiti beneficiaries seeking to extend their TPS status must re-register during a 60-day period that runs from Aug. 25, 2015, through Oct. 26, 2015. U.S. Citizenship and…
  • Jul 21

    DACA 3 year EAD recall - Drew Law Office, pllc.

    DACA 3 year EAD recall - Drew Law Office, pllc.
    DACA 3 year EAD recall - Drew Law Office, pllc.  Drew Law Office, PLLC -- Immigration Attorneys, Manchester Metro, NH (603) 644-3739 or www.drewpllc.com
  • Jun 26

    Temporary Protected Status Registration Period Extended for Liberia, Guinea, Sierra Leone | USCIS

    Temporary Protected Status Registration Period Extended for Liberia, Guinea, Sierra Leone | USCIS
    Temporary Protected Status Registration Period Extended for Liberia, Guinea, Sierra Leone | USCIS The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is extending the initial registration deadline for Temporary Protected Status (TPS) from May 20,…
Rank this Week: 2994

ImmigRantings

ImmigRantings

Comments on immigration law. By Slowik & Robinson LLC.

http://www.immigrantings.com/
  • Aug 25

    ICE Bans Immigration Attorneys from Seeing Their Client

    ICE Bans Immigration Attorneys from Seeing Their Client
    Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) is the agency within the U.S. Department of Homeland Security that is tasked with enforcing federal immigration and customs laws. A large component of the ICE mandate is to arrest undocumented…
  • Aug 12

    California Continues to Lead the Rest of the Country in Immigration-Friendly Policie

    California Continues to Lead the Rest of the Country in Immigration-Friendly Policie
    The state of California is often the frontrunner in terms of enacting immigrant-friendly policies, paving the way for the rest of the country to follow its lead and provide foreign nationals with access to critical services such as in-state…
  • Aug 10

    The President Moves Forward on New Immigration Executive Action

    The President Moves Forward on New Immigration Executive Action
    Since Congress has stalled comprehensive immigration reform for the past three years, the President has been able to provide some relief to foreign nationals who are contributing to the U.S. economy and communities, but who do not have lawful…
Rank this Week: 3562

Marriage Visa Attorney Blog

Marriage Visa Attorney Blog

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

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

    What are the Eligibility Requirements for a K1 Fiance Visa

    What are the Eligibility Requirements for a K1 Fiance Visa
    To file for a K1 Fiance Visa, you must prove that: You (the petitioner) are a U.S. citizen. You intend to marry your foreign fiancé within 90 days of your fiancé(e) coming into the the United States. You and your…
  • Aug 17

    Getting your Legal Permanent Residency (Green Card) when married to a US Citizen

    Getting your Legal Permanent Residency (Green Card) when married to a US Citizen
    If you are married to a US Citizen and you entered the US legally, you can likely adjust your status to become a US Legal Permanent Resident no matter how long you may have waited. Many of my past clients have entered the US as an…
  • Aug 12

    Prior Drug Use and the K1 Fiance Visa

    Prior Drug Use and the K1 Fiance Visa
    Prior drug use by a fiancé applying for a Fiancé Visa can result in a denial. If your fiancé has a history of prior drug use, I strongly recommend that you consult with an experienced Attorney before…
Rank this Week: 2724

The Immigration Answer Man

The Immigration Answer Man

Covers US immigration law. By Ari Sauer.

http://immigrationanswerman.com/
  • Aug 25

    Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Haitians is Extended through July 22, 2017

    Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Haitians is Extended through July 22, 2017
    DHS has extended eligibility for Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Haitians for an additional 18 months. Haitians who currently have TPS status must re-register by October 26, 2015. Applicants can … Continue reading →
  • Mar 18

    Visa Bulletin Update and Predictions: April 2015

    Visa Bulletin Update and Predictions: April 2015
    By Ari Sauer, immigration lawyer with the Memphis, Tennessee office of the Siskind Susser Law Firm. The US Department of State has issued the April 2015 Visa Bulletin. The DOS Visa Bulletin lists … Continue reading…
  • Jan 12

    Visa Bulletin Update: February 2015

    Visa Bulletin Update: February 2015
    By Ari Sauer, immigration lawyer with the Memphis, Tennessee office of the Siskind Susser Law Firm. The US Department of State has issued the February 2015 Visa Bulletin. The DOS Visa Bulletin … Continue reading →
Rank this Week: 3488

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/
  • Aug 25

    DHS Extends TPS for Haiti

    DHS Extends TPS for Haiti
    DHS announced that it is extending Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for nationals of Haiti who already hold TPS. TPS allows qualifying individuals to remain and work lawfully in the United States until conditions in their home countries…
  • Jun 25

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

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

    DHS Announces Temporary Protected Status for Nepal

    DHS Announces Temporary Protected Status for Nepal
    The Department of Homeland Security today announced that Nepal has been designated for “Temporary Protected Status” due to the 7.8 earthquake that struck the country on April 25 and its aftermath.To qualify, Nepalese nationals…
Rank this Week: 4998

Canadian Toronto Immigration…

Canadian Toronto Immigration Lawyer Blog

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

http://chaudharylaw.com/blog
  • Aug 23

    Check your application statu

    Check your application statu
    Canada’s immigration website allows you to check  out some very some basic elements  of your application.   CIC characterizes this loosely  as the ‘status’ of your application: when the application…
  • Aug 7

    Processing Delays: what can be done?

    Processing Delays: what can be done?
    An application for a visa in Canada is subject to published processing times. However, those processing times are not always reflective of an individual’s case processing. Often times, the immigration department’s published…
  • Jul 31

    Use of Representative form

    Use of Representative form
      The Use of Representative form, once completed and received by the immigration department allows a lawyer to interact with the immigration department on your behalf.  One key element is how to submit the use of representative…
Rank this Week: 1200

Law Blog

Law Blog

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

http://hanoverlawpc.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 3657

Immigrating to America

Immigrating to America

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

http://immigrating.wordpress.com
  • Aug 21

    EB-5 Proposals and What They Could Mean

    EB-5 Proposals and What They Could Mean
    It’s that time of the year, where the EB-5 Regional Center program is going to sunset and there is a scramble (as usual) to renew it.  And it should be pointed out that this has no effect on the “original” EB-5 program,…
  • Sep 4

    Danger of Proposals : Sometimes They Never Become Law

    Danger of Proposals : Sometimes They Never Become Law
    Recently there was news from the Department of Homeland Security that there would be a proposal to allow spouses of certain H-1B workers to work.  See link for the actual release. While this particular proposal seems likely to happen, it…
  • Sep 4

    Danger of Proposals : Sometimes They Never Become Law

    Danger of Proposals : Sometimes They Never Become Law
    Recently there was news from the Department of Homeland Security that there would be a proposal to allow spouses of certain H-1B workers to work.  See link for the actual release. While this particular proposal seems likely to happen, it…
Rank this Week: 4445

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
Rank this Week: 3336

Business Immigration Lawyer Blog

Business Immigration Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.santaclaraimmigrationlawyer.net/
  • Aug 17

    OPT Extension for STEM Students Could be in Jeopardy

    OPT Extension for STEM Students Could be in Jeopardy
    Back in 2008, Optional Practical Training (OPT) was extended from 12 to 29 months for STEM students but a ruling by a court last week puts this extension in jeopardy. OTP is available to students on F-1 visas who have graduated or…
  • Aug 7

    How to a Renew Green Card

    How to a Renew Green Card
    A green card is the documentation granted to lawful permanent residents (LPR) by the USCIS which demonstrates that the holder is authorized to legally work and live in the United States. Green cards generally expire after 10 years.…
  • Jul 9

    Criminal Convictions Can Result in Serious Immigration Consequence

    Criminal Convictions Can Result in Serious Immigration Consequence
    Criminal convictions are always accompanied with consequences.  However the consequence for immigrant visa-holders can be dire.  Depending on the nature of the crimes committed, immigrants can face deportation, inadmissibility or…
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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/
  • Aug 17

    New L-1B Memo to Take Effect August 31, 2015

    New L-1B Memo to Take Effect August 31, 2015
    Per the Immigration & Nationality Act (INA), International companies are permitted to transfer certain foreign-born employees to the US using L-1B visas for a period of 5 years. The foreign-born employee must have been employed by the…
  • May 25

    Big changes coming to Orbit Law!

    Big changes coming to Orbit Law!
    We are very happy to announce that the firm, thanks to all the support of our clients, partners and well wishers is ready to expand to a team of 8 people! As of June 01, 2015, we will have 4 attorneys practicing exclusively Immigration Law…
  • Mar 2

    WORK PERMIT (EAD) FOR SELECT H-4 SPOUSES TO BE AVAILABLE MAY 26, 2015 ONWARDS!

    WORK PERMIT (EAD) FOR SELECT H-4 SPOUSES TO BE AVAILABLE MAY 26, 2015 ONWARDS!
    The new regulation recently announced by USCIS is scheduled to go into effect on May 26, 2015, and allows certain H-4 spouses to seek lawful employment. Two Categories of H-4 Spouses Eligible for EADs Please be aware that not all H-4…
Rank this Week: 4317

Underdog Blog

Underdog Blog

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

http://katzjustice.com/underdog/
  • Aug 16

    This week ends my excruciating weekslong blogging near-silence.

    This week ends my excruciating weekslong blogging near-silence.
    By Fairfax/Northern Virginia Criminal Defense/DWI lawyer Jon Katz. Pursuing the best outcome for felonies, misdemeanors, drugs, marijuana, sex crimes, prostitution, weapons, assault, and all other alleged crimes.   For weeks while…
  • Aug 6

    Hiroshima and Nagasaki- Shameful parts of American history.

    Hiroshima and Nagasaki- Shameful parts of American history.
      First, the United States government threw west coast Japanese-Americans into barren concentration camps starting in 1942, urinating on their dignity and robbing them of their freedom, property, and careers. The United States Supreme…
  • Jul 26

    Don't let the opponent break your spirit.

    Don't let the opponent break your spirit.
    By Fairfax/Northern Virginia Criminal Defense/DWI lawyer Jon Katz. Pursuing the best outcome for felonies, misdemeanors, drugs, marijuana, sex crimes, prostitution, weapons, assault, and all other alleged crimes.   One day in summer…
Rank this Week: 173

Watson Immigration Law Blog

Watson Immigration Law Blog

Covers US immigration and naturalization law. By Tahmina Watson.

http://watsonimmigration.wordpress.com
  • Aug 14

    Announcement: Attorney Jennifer Howard Joins Our Team

    Announcement: Attorney Jennifer Howard Joins Our Team
    We are so thrilled to announce a new addition to our Watson Immigration Law Team! Jennifer Howard (we call her Jenny!) has joined our firm. She is a recent graduate of University of Washington Law School.  She is smart, funny and very…
  • Aug 12

    September 2015 Visa Bulletin Commentary

    September 2015 Visa Bulletin Commentary
    The September 2015 Visa Bulletin was released today.  To our regular readers, we will start to cover the China EB5 category from hereon given the retrogression issues involved and it’s effect on our readers and clients. September…
  • Jul 30

    Tahmina interviewed by the American Immigration Lawyers Association about her book

    Tahmina interviewed by the American Immigration Lawyers Association about her book
    Thank you to the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) for inviting me for the AILA Interview of the Month (AIM). I am honored and grateful. I should have been a little clearer about what a Startup Visa is in the inteview,…
Rank this Week: 398

Labor Immigration Law

Labor Immigration Law

Features United States labor immigration law news and analysis. By the Capitol Immigration Law Group LLC.

http://www.laborimmigration.com
Rank this Week: 864

New York Legal Blog

New York Legal Blog

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

http://www.nylegalblog.com/
  • Aug 13

    NFL Settlement Of Concussion Class Action Lawsuit With Former Players–Is It Adequate?

    NFL Settlement Of Concussion Class Action Lawsuit With Former Players–Is It Adequate?
    There was an interesting editorial by Joe Nocera of the New York Times on August 11, 2015 as to the NFL’s settlement with thousands of its ex-players and their families of a class action lawsuit alleging that the NFL knew of, and…
  • Jul 23

    Tragic DWI Crash in Cutchogue

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

    Lower Hudson Valley Motor Vehicle Crashes 2011-2014

    Lower Hudson Valley Motor Vehicle Crashes 2011-2014
    As anyone who drives on the major highways and parkways in the Westchester County area and other counties in the lower Hudson Valley such as I-684, I-287 and I-87, for example) is aware, the average driver on these highways will: follow too…
Rank this Week: 2050

Immigration Lawyers Blog

Immigration Lawyers Blog

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

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

    Entrepeneurs: Thinking About Starting or Expanding a Business in the United States?

    Entrepeneurs: Thinking About Starting or Expanding a Business in the United States?
    Although a foreign national entrepreneur must usually obtain authorization from the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) through the immigrant or nonimmigrant visa process to live and work in the United States, there are a…
  • Aug 13

    September 2015 Department of State Visa Bulletin

    September 2015 Department of State Visa Bulletin
    The visa bulletin is out at this link: September 2015 Visa Bulletin In the September Bulletin, there is a retrogression in the EB-2 category for India and China, with a slight forward movement in most other visa categories.…
  • Aug 12

    California Governor Signs Bill Removing “Alien” from Law

    California Governor Signs Bill Removing “Alien” from Law
    California Governor Jerry Brown signed a bill that removes the term “alien,” used in reference to foreign-born workers, from the California Labor Code. According to KPCC, Democratic Sen. Tony Mendoza of Artesia stated that…
Rank this Week: 3125

Immigration Blog

Immigration Blog

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

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

    VISA BULLETIN FOR SEPTEMBER 2015

    VISA BULLETIN FOR SEPTEMBER 2015
    The Visa Bulletin for September 2015 is now available. Please visit our firm’’s websites at www.immigrantconnect.com and www.americaninvestorvisa.com.
  • Jul 12

    VISA BULLETIN FOR AUGUST 2015

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

    VISA BULLETIN FOR JULY 2015

    VISA BULLETIN FOR JULY 2015
    The Visa Bulletin for July 2015 is now available. Please visit our firm’’s websites at www.immigrantconnect.com and www.americaninvestorvisa.com.
Rank this Week: 948

Florida Immigration Lawyer Blog

Florida Immigration Lawyer Blog

Covers immigration and personal injury law. By the Law Office of Shorstein, Lasnetski & Gihon.

http://www.floridaimmigrationlawyerblog.com/
  • Aug 11

    How the President's New Priority Enforcement Program can help solve the Sanctuary City Problem

    How the President's New Priority Enforcement Program can help solve the Sanctuary City Problem
    Recently, the media and politicians have used the term "sanctuary city" as both a sword and a shield, both as a standard to strive for and as a pejorative. But much like the term "amnesty" that has been used very similarly of late,…
  • Aug 6

    Do Some Sanctuary Cities have the Right Idea?

    Do Some Sanctuary Cities have the Right Idea?
    There have been many news reports and stories lately about the need for and need to ban so-called “sanctuary cities.” Supporters of sanctuary city policies say they help to fight crime by making undocumented immigrants more…
  • Aug 3

    Recent U.S. Supreme Court Decisions on Immigration

    Recent U.S. Supreme Court Decisions on Immigration
    Below is my summary of the recent U.S. Supreme Court decisions on Immigration. Please contact me if you have any questions or comments about the cases, my interpretations thereof or if you need my legal assistance. Recent Published U.S.…
Rank this Week: 1793

Puryear Law Blog

Puryear Law Blog

Covers criminal defense, family law, divorce, juvenile law, business law, discrimination, personal injury, and related matters in the states of Illinois and Iowa.

http://www.puryearlaw.com/blog/
  • Aug 9

    Don’t Wait to Handle Child Support Case

    Don’t Wait to Handle Child Support Case
    When it comes to Child Support, handling the case as soon as possible is almost always the best course of action.  That is true for the parent who is receiving child support, and for the parent who is paying child support. For the parent…
  • Aug 9

    Bankruptcy Basics for Individual

    Bankruptcy Basics for Individual
    For those facing debt that they are unable to repay, bankruptcy an provide a fresh start. The first step is to determine whether an individual is eligible for bankruptcy.  Eligibility under Chapter 7 involves passing the “means…
  • Aug 4

    What to Expect in an Iowa DHS Family Team Meeting

    What to Expect in an Iowa DHS Family Team Meeting
    After the Iowa Department of Human Services (DHS) becomes involved with a family due to an abuse or neglect accusation, a Family Team Meeting is often scheduled rather quickly.  Handling that meeting properly can have lasting effects…
Rank this Week: 1994

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/
  • Aug 6

    Baylor Law School receives 2015 ABA pro bono award

    Baylor Law School receives 2015 ABA pro bono award
    The Baylor Law School received one of five 2015 Pro Bono Publico Awards from the American Bar Association last week. The Pro Bono Publico Awards program seeks to identify and honor individual lawyers and small and large law firms, government…
  • Aug 4

    US immigration detention policies incompatible with basic principles of justice

    US immigration detention policies incompatible with basic principles of justice
    ABA Journal by Lorelei Laird At an ABA Annual Meeting panel on Friday, speakers had strong criticisms of the federal government’s detention policies for immigrant mothers with children. “The government’s family detention policies of…
  • Jun 1

    In-state tuition for undocumented still the law in Texa

    In-state tuition for undocumented still the law in Texa
    Attempts to change Texas Education Code §543.052 to exclude persons "not authorized under federal statute to be present in the United States" from being considered as Texas residents eligible to pay in-state tuition were not…
Rank this Week: 344

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/
  • Aug 6

    September 2015 Visa Bulletin Predictions – Progression, Retrogression or Status Quo?

    September 2015 Visa Bulletin Predictions – Progression, Retrogression or Status Quo?
    The Visa Bulletin 2016 is coming soon, based on the previous month for India, there is a chance of progression to September 2009 but also a slight chance of retrogression to 2006. Having said that, the way the system is behaving and with all…
  • Aug 5

    Shah Peerally Law Group getting many approvals on H4 COS and H4 EAD.

    Shah Peerally Law Group getting many approvals on H4 COS and H4 EAD.
    The Shah Peerally Law Group PC who has been involved in all the aspects of the H4 EAD movement, is now proud to announce that the law firm has been getting a number of approvals on H4 change of status and H4 EADs. The approximate time for the…
  • Jul 10

    August 2015 Visa Bulletin was published today!

    August 2015 Visa Bulletin was published today!
    Visa Bulletin August 2015 was published today. Only movement and change noticeable was that the Philipines EB3 category is no longer under unavailable. As for India EB2, no movement staying October 1 2008. If the trend continues there is a…
Rank this Week: 501

US Immigration Law Blog

US Immigration Law Blog

Covers immigration news. By Ashwin Sharma.

http://ashwinsharma.com
Rank this Week: 386

Chicago Immigration Lawyer Blog

Chicago Immigration Lawyer Blog

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    The U.S. Supreme Court rules that same-sex marriage is legal in the entire nation
    In a highly-anticipated decision, the United States Supreme Court held that "the right to marry is a fundamental right inherent in the liberty of the person, and under the Due Process and Equal Protection Clauses of the Fourteenth Amendment…
Rank this Week: 2369

Immigration Law Blog

Immigration Law Blog

Covers immigration law issues, including green cards and visas. By The Ranchod Law Group.

http://www.ranchodlaw.com/blog/
  • Jul 27

    The American Dream, 4th of July and Immigration Law

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

    I751 Removal of Conditions When the Marriage Has Ended

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

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

    Success Story: Approval of I-601A for Client Brought to U.S. as a Child
    Case presented to USCIS on: January 27, 2015 RFE Issued: April 10, 2015 Responded to RFE on: May 8, 2015 Approved: June 3, 2015 Client was brought into the U.S. by his parents at the age of 2. He didn’t even realize or understand he…
Rank this Week: 3165