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ImmigrationProf Blog

ImmigrationProf Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/immigration/
Rank this Week: 32

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/
  • Jan 19

    I612 Waiver based on Exceptional Hardship APPROVED for Client from Pakistan

    I612 Waiver based on Exceptional Hardship APPROVED for Client from Pakistan
    Filed: February 19, 2016 Approved: December 21, 2016 The Scenario Client used a j-visa for several years He married a U.S. Citizen The couple had a baby born in the U.S. Our Approach We argued that if our client were forced to comply with the…
  • Jan 7

    Donald Trump’s First 100 Days in Office » What to Expect

    Donald Trump’s First 100 Days in Office » What to Expect
    In October, Trump released an action plan detailing the changes he will make during his first 100 days in office. By listing immigration changes six separate times throughout this action plan, Trump has made it very clear that immigration…
  • Jan 7

    I-601A Waiver Approval, Illegal Entry and Illegal Presence

    I-601A Waiver Approval, Illegal Entry and Illegal Presence
    The Case: a lady illegally entered the country, had a child with and married a US Citizen Filed: July 14, 2016 Approved: December 12, 2016 Client entered illegally in the early 2000s and never left the United States. She had a child with a…
Rank this Week: 635

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: 4417

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/
  • Jan 19

    Thematic Focus: Work/Economic Aspect

    Thematic Focus: Work/Economic Aspect
    "Complexity Reduction and Policy Consensus: Asylum Seekers, the Right to Work, and the 'Pull Factor' Thesis in the UK Context," The British Journal of Politics and International Relations, vol. 18, no. 4 (2016) [free full-text]- Note: This…
  • Jan 18

    Regional Focus: Europe

    Regional Focus: Europe
    Opportunities:Request for tenders: Independent Chief Inspector of Borders and Immigration, UK [info]- Literature review sought on how Home Office acts in best interest of the child; submit letter of interest by 31 January 2017.CFP:…
  • Jan 18

    Thematic Focus: Persons with Disabilities and Older People

    Thematic Focus: Persons with Disabilities and Older People
    Event: Public hearing: The Situation of Refugees and Migrants with Disabilities, Brussels, 14 February 2017 [info]Publications:"Being Untaught: How NGO Field Workers Empower Parents of Children with Disabilities in Dadaab," Global…
Rank this Week: 707

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: 1311

Sarmiento Immigration Law Firm…

Sarmiento Immigration Law Firm Blog

Covers immigration law.

http://www.sarmientoimmigration.com/
Rank this Week: 1264

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/
  • Jan 19

    MVP Immigration Newsletter – December 2016

    MVP Immigration Newsletter – December 2016
    Once a month, MVP Law Groups’ Managing Attorney, Kellie N. Lego publishes an electronic Immigration Newsletter. This emailed newsletter features current articles, relevant data and up-to-date information about U.S. Immigration. We…
  • Jan 18

    Updated Service Center Processing Times (10/31/16) *Using New Specific Date Format

    Updated Service Center Processing Times (10/31/16) *Using New Specific Date Format
    Processing Time reports for all of the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service (USCIS) Service Centers were released on 12/29/16 with processing dates as of 10/31/16. If you filed a petition with one of the Service Centers, please review the…
  • Jan 17

    USCIS Now Uses Specific Dates to Show Case Processing Time

    USCIS Now Uses Specific Dates to Show Case Processing Time
    Starting on January 4th, USCIS will start using a specific date format rather than weeks or months for their updated Service Center Processing Time Reports which are published monthly. They are trying to make the reports more specific and…
Rank this Week: 379

Underdog Blog

Underdog Blog

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

http://katzjustice.com/blog/
  • Jan 18

    The presidential and gubernatorial power of pardoning convictions and commuting prison sentence

    The presidential and gubernatorial power of pardoning convictions and commuting prison sentence
    President Obama has commuted Chelsea Manning's (Born Bradley Manning) prison sentence from thirty-five years to seven years. Yes, prosecutors from his administration pushed for Manning's original sentence, but at least President Obama has…
  • Jan 16

    Today and all days, we shall overcome

    Today and all days, we shall overcome
    The darkness of the upcoming Trump presidency is offset by the light of the lessons of Martin Luther King, Jr. Our law firm this and every year celebrates his birthday by being closed. Today, my son and I will join the annual peace walk on…
  • Jan 15

    National Academy of Sciences releases lengthy report on “Health Effects of Cannabis and Cannabinoids”

    National Academy of Sciences releases lengthy report on “Health Effects of Cannabis and Cannabinoids”
    On January 12, 2017, the National Academy of Sciences released its lengthy report on "Health Effects of Cannabis and Cannabinoids." The report is too lengthy for me to have reviewed yet. A cursory check seems to show the report's recognizing…
Rank this Week: 449

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: 1775

Ayo and Iken PLC General Practice…

Ayo and Iken PLC General Practice Blog

Covers Florida law topics.

http://www.myfloridalaw.com/blog/
  • Jan 18

    15 Mistakes Many Women Make in a Divorce

    15 Mistakes Many Women Make in a Divorce
    Some have likened divorce to the psychological equivalent of a triple bypass—painful, complicated, and with a difficult recovery period. Because many of those who go through a divorce are in an intensely emotional state, mistakes can be…
  • Jan 2

    Ayo and Iken 2016 Year in Review

    Ayo and Iken 2016 Year in Review
    It has been a fascinating year for our exciting team of attorneys who have challenged themselves on many fronts for their clients. They have tackled it all from a groundbreaking same-sex marriage case to a heart-wrenching fight for the safety…
  • Dec 14

    Enjoying Families and Children During the Holiday Season

    Enjoying Families and Children During the Holiday Season
    Once again, the holiday season is upon us. Perhaps you were one of those who navigated Thanksgiving with family so successfully that you are not in the least concerned about Christmas. Or, perhaps you either didn’t see family on…
Rank this Week: 2307

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/
  • Jan 18

    Success Story: SGM Law Group Attorneys Overcome Difficult RFE

    Success Story: SGM Law Group Attorneys Overcome Difficult RFE
    The attorneys at SGM Law Group have a long track record of success—even under the most difficult circumstances. For a prospective IT manager, we overcame seemingly impossible hurdles to get her an H-1B visa. The Background A…
  • Jan 17

    H1B Transfer Denial: Top Reason

    H1B Transfer Denial: Top Reason
    If you have submitted a petition for H1B transfer, you may be worried that it will be denied. While working alongside a qualified attorney can help alleviate these fears, it helps to know the possibilities.  There are numerous…
  • Jan 11

    February 2017 Visa Bulletin | Predictions & Analysi

    February 2017 Visa Bulletin | Predictions & Analysi
    The U.S. Department of State has released its February 2017 Visa Bulletin. Similar to previous months, the bulletin highlights some marked changes in priority dates. While these changes are slight, it is important to be aware of the correct…
Rank this Week: 1279

Immigration Lawyer Blog

Immigration Lawyer Blog

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

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

    The H-1B Guide: Preparing for H-1B Season

    The H-1B Guide: Preparing for H-1B Season
    The H1-B visa season is fast approaching. In this video, Attorney Ekaterina Powell, Esq.,  shares our top tips on how to prepare for the H-1B visa lottery and the eligibility requirements for this popular visa. To read more…
  • Jan 9

    Discussion of the NEW NIW EB-2 Eligibility Standard in Matter of Dhanasar

    Discussion of the NEW NIW EB-2 Eligibility Standard in Matter of Dhanasar
    In this video attorney Jacob J. Sapochnick discusses the new decision in Matter of Dhanasar, 26 I&N Dec. 884 (AAO 2016) handed down by the USCIS Administrative Appeals Office (AAO) which has changed the analytical framework for…
  • Jan 3

    Attorney Profile: Charles Ward, Esq.

    Attorney Profile: Charles Ward, Esq.
    Attorney Charles Ward has been a long time attorney at the Law Offices of Jacob J. Sapochnick. Charles received his Doctorate in Jurisprudence from Southern Methodist University graduating Cum Laude. He has been a California licensed attorney…
Rank this Week: 5001

UpCounsel Blog

UpCounsel Blog

About making your business leaner, faster and smarter.

https://www.upcounsel.com/blog
  • Jan 17

    3 Tips from Google’s Former HR VP

    3 Tips from Google’s Former HR VP
    Laszlo Bock’s Work Rules! gives a run-down of the best and most creative ways to increase and maintain employee retention.
  • Jan 13

    How a Midsize Company can Sponsor an H-1B Visa

    How a Midsize Company can Sponsor an H-1B Visa
    In 2015, Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt sarcastically called the U.S. immigration process “a brilliant strategy,” adding, “We take very, very smart people, bring them into the country, give them a diploma and kick…
  • Jan 10

    The 2 Most Important Terms in Software Developer IC Contract

    The 2 Most Important Terms in Software Developer IC Contract
    Writing a contract's many specifications is like customizing a new car, and understanding the common terms in these software contracts can help businesses craft the perfect document.
Rank this Week: 3135

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/
  • Jan 17

    New EAD Automatic Extension Regulation Effective Today, But Who Does It Benefit?

    New EAD Automatic Extension Regulation Effective Today, But Who Does It Benefit?
    The provision automatically extending some Employment Authorization Documents (“EADs”) of the much-anticipated “Retention of EB-1, EB-2, and EB-3 Immigrant Workers and Program Improvements Affecting High-Skilled Nonimigrant…
  • Jan 17

    DHS Extends TPS for Somalia

    DHS Extends TPS for Somalia
    DHS announced that it is extending Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for nationals of Somalia who already hold TPS.… Continue Reading
  • Jan 4

    DHS Extends TPS for Yemen

    DHS Extends TPS for Yemen
    DHS announced that it is extending Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for nationals of Yemen who already hold TPS.… Continue Reading
Rank this Week: 5008

Altro & Associates Blog

Altro & Associates Blog

Covers Canadian immigration news and laws.

http://www.altrolevy.com/category/all/
Rank this Week: 922

Law Blog

Law Blog

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

http://hanoverlawpc.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 14

    When is a signature on a contract non-binding?

    When is a signature on a contract non-binding?
    It is not often we get to deal with antiquity in law -- so this was a great question recently posted on a legal bulletin board. I signed up for a loyalty program. I then switched to another product not in the program. The loyalty company…
  • Jan 14

    Matter of Avetisyan and Immigration Court Case Control

    Matter of Avetisyan and Immigration Court Case Control
    A seasoned immigration attorney, Ms. Alison Yew, started a discussion regarding tactics in immigration court. I responded to her question, and thought the answer could be useful to other practitioners and individuals working on immigration…
  • Jan 4

    How to file a 212H waiver in immigration court

    How to file a 212H waiver in immigration court
    Alright, this is a short and dirty posting today. I was doing research online, and noticed that there is a dearth of "how to" guides on 212(h) waivers. The 212(h) waiver is valid for LPR's who originally adjusted their status while in the…
Rank this Week: 3040

New York Traffic Ticket Attorney…

New York Traffic Ticket Attorney Blog

Covers immigration and injury and accident law. By The Claro Law Firm.

http://www.newyorktrafficattorneys.net/
  • Jan 13

    A DUI/DWI Can Lead to Green Card Revocation and Deportation

    A DUI/DWI Can Lead to Green Card Revocation and Deportation
    Will a Yonkers, NY DWI affect my permanent residence in the United States? Will a misdemeanor charge out of Manhattan, NY affect my green card status? Many people lawful permanent resident or green card holder ask such questions. They wonder…
  • Jan 6

    Employer-Sponsored Temporary U.S. Work Visa

    Employer-Sponsored Temporary U.S. Work Visa
    Emilia is a successful owner of a 5-star Peruvian restaurant in Port Chester, NY located in Westchester County. Her world famous head chef, Toby, studied under a renowned Peruvian master chef and has encountered an unexpected event. He will…
  • Dec 30

    How Long Do Points Stay on Your Driver License in New York State

    How Long Do Points Stay on Your Driver License in New York State
    Excitedly, Esther walks to her mailbox eager to get her new cell phone case she ordered from Amazon. Flipping through her mail, she sees a letter from the New York State Department of Motor vehicles (DMV). Curious to see what the letter says,…
Rank this Week: 1700

Florida Immigration Lawyer Blog

Florida Immigration Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.floridaimmigrationlawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 658

EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program

EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program

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

http://eb5greencard.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 10

    Another EB-5 project developer pleads guilty

    Another EB-5 project developer pleads guilty
    See:http://tinyurl.com/ju652pg
  • Dec 27

    Safe harbor: About fairne

    Safe harbor: About fairne
    As more EB-5 regional centers and projects fail, and as more fraud is uncovered, I reiterate my long-held notion that the EB-5 Program calls for a "safe harbor" for investors.  Consider this:EB-5 investors have done everything the U.S.…
  • 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.
Rank this Week: 2287

Global Immigration Blog

Global Immigration Blog

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

http://www.globalimmigrationblog.com
Rank this Week: 2334

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/
  • Jan 9

    Local Officials in Silicon Valley Mobilize to Protect Immigrants from Trump Crackdown

    Local Officials in Silicon Valley Mobilize to Protect Immigrants from Trump Crackdown
    Council officials in Santa Clara County and San Jose have laid out their plans to resist any attempts by the incoming Trump administration to arrest and remove all undocumented immigrants in Silicon Valley. The Santa Clara County Board of…
  • Jan 5

    Sanctuary Cities Continue to Defy Federal Immigration Authorities, Free 2000 Undocumented Immigrant

    Sanctuary Cities Continue to Defy Federal Immigration Authorities, Free 2000 Undocumented Immigrant
    Despite the efforts of the Obama administration to reduce the number of so-called “sanctuary cities” in the United States, more than 270 municipalities still refuse to cooperate with immigration agents in handling cases involving…
  • Jan 2

    “Dreamers” Facing Uncertainty Under a Trump Administration

    “Dreamers” Facing Uncertainty Under a Trump Administration
    Allison Brady is just one of hundreds of thousands of undocumented immigrants brought into the United States as children, who have managed to find legal work thanks to President Obama’s Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)…
Rank this Week: 3777

Immigration Attorney Blog

Immigration Attorney Blog

By Brian D. Lerner.

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

    New case out on Perjury

    New case out on Perjury
    (1) The generic definition of “perjury” in section 101(a)(43)(S) of the Immigration and Nationality Act, 8 U.S.C. § 1101(a)(43)(S) (2012), requires that an offender make a material false statement knowingly or willfully while…
  • Jan 8

    New Fees Now Here

    New Fees Now Here
    New Fees went into effect on December 23, 2016. You should use the new forms as well.Filed under: best deportation attorney Tagged: immigration forms, New fees, USCIS
  • Jan 8

    NY ST Dept of Transp on National Interest Waivers VACATED

    NY ST Dept of Transp on National Interest Waivers VACATED
    Today the Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security, Jeh Jonson, has designated as precedential the USCIS Administrative Appeals Office’s (AAO) decision in Matter of Dhanasar.  This precedent…
Rank this Week: 387

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/
  • Jan 5

    Finding the Right Immigration Attorney for Your Asylum Case

    Finding the Right Immigration Attorney for Your Asylum Case
      Finding the Right Immigration Attorney for Your Asylum Case By Board Certified Immigration Attorney Ruby L. Powers January 3, 2017 Every asylum case is unique. Due to the nature of these cases it can be difficult to find the right…
  • Dec 30

    Why this is the Best Time to Apply for a Provisional Waiver

    Why this is the Best Time to Apply for a Provisional Waiver
    By Texas Board Certified Immigration Attorney, Ruby L. Powers December 30, 2016 On December 5, 2016, the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) published new policy clarifications regarding provisional waivers, making it…
  • Dec 8

    Aclaración sobre la extrema dificultad por perdones de inadmisibilidad, entrada en vigor

    Aclaración sobre la extrema dificultad por perdones de inadmisibilidad, entrada en vigor
    Powers Law Group P.C. Por la Abogada Certificada en inmigración, Ruby L. Powers  Aclaración sobre la extrema dificultad por perdones de inadmisibilidad, entrada en vigor Diciembre 5, 2016. USCIS (por sus siglas en…
Rank this Week: 2232

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
  • Jan 3

    CHRISTMAS PRESENTS FROM USCIS

    CHRISTMAS PRESENTS FROM USCIS
    By Brian Taylor Goldstein, Esq.    When we woke up Christmas morning, we discovered that the Grinch at United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) had left two surprises in our stockings: 1) NEW FILING FEES Effective…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 1654

Montag Law blog

Montag Law blog

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

http://www.montaglaw.com/blog
  • Jan 2

    The USCIS fee increase inanity

    The USCIS fee increase inanity
    USCIS ushered out the old year and welcomed the new in some bizarre moves regarding fees and forms. At the end of October, USCIS announced that fees would go up on December 23, 2016.  The announcement indicated that the fee applied to…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 941

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
  • Jan 2

    HMA Law: 2016 Year In Review

    HMA Law: 2016 Year In Review
    It has been a fulfilling and eventful 2016 at the HMA Law Firm! In our main office in Northern Virginia:We represented approximately 350 people in complex matters ranging from asylum to employment-based immigration, citizenship, and criminal…
  • Dec 22

    NSEERS Is Dead. But Its Reincarnation May Be Worse.

    NSEERS Is Dead. But Its Reincarnation May Be Worse.
    As an immigration lawyer who helped quite a few people navigate around the bigotry-flavored self-licking ice cream cone also known as NSEERS, I am elated to hear the Obama administration listened to the collective voice of a broad coalition…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 2283

Chicago Immigration Lawyer Blog

Chicago Immigration Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.theusimmigrationlawyer.com/
  • Dec 29

    New Analytical Framework for National Interest Waiver Petition

    New Analytical Framework for National Interest Waiver Petition
    The Administrative Appeals Office (“AAO”) recently scrapped the “national interest waiver” test of In re N.Y. STATE Dep’t OF Transp., 22 I. & N. Dec. 215 and replaced it with a new one in Matter of DHANASAR,…
  • Dec 29

    New Analytical Framework for National Interest Waiver Petition

    New Analytical Framework for National Interest Waiver Petition
    The Administrative Appeals Office (“AAO”) recently scrapped the “national interest waiver” test of In re N.Y. STATE Dep’t OF Transp., 22 I. & N. Dec. 215 and replaced it with a new one in Matter of DHANASAR,…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 1769

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: 4041

Canadian Toronto Immigration…

Canadian Toronto Immigration Lawyer Blog

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

http://chaudharylaw.com/blog
  • Dec 22

    Citizenship and Immigration Canada’s update’s its Sponsorship of Parents and Grandparents for 2017

    Citizenship and Immigration Canada’s update’s its Sponsorship of Parents and Grandparents for 2017
    Citizenship and Immigration Canada’s update’s its Sponsorship of Parents and Grandparents for 2017 As the new year is approaching, Citizenship and Immigration Canada announced on December 14, 2016: “The Government is…
  • Dec 14

    Removal Orders in the Canadian Immigration Law Context

    Removal Orders in the Canadian Immigration Law Context
    Removal Orders in the Canadian Immigration Law Context Definitions and overview A foreign National and a permanent Resident can be determined to be inadmissible on several grounds including staying in Canada beyond their authorized period of…
  • Dec 6

    Letter of Invitation for a visitor visa in the Canadian Immigration context

    Letter of Invitation for a visitor visa in the Canadian Immigration context
    Letter of Invitation for a visitor visa in the Canadian Immigration context Usually a letter of invitation will be required in order to satisfy the Immigration Officer that the foreign national (someone who isn’t a Permanent Resident or…
Rank this Week: 598

Marriage Visa Attorney Blog

Marriage Visa Attorney Blog

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

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

    New Filing Fees For K1 Fiance And CR1 Marriage Visa

    New Filing Fees For K1 Fiance And CR1 Marriage Visa
    The USCIS filing fees for a K1 Fiance Visa and CR1 Marriage Visas are going up starting December 23, 2016. The new fees are as follows: I-129F Petition for Alien Fiance: $535 Continue reading →
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 915

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/
  • Dec 22

    Immigration Programs Extended into 2017 by Congre

    Immigration Programs Extended into 2017 by Congre
    With a new administration preparing to move into the White House in January 2017, bringing with it a decidedly different take on immigration policy from the outgoing administration, it seems safe to say that the current state of immigration…
  • Dec 22

    Immigration Programs Extended into 2017 by Congre

    Immigration Programs Extended into 2017 by Congre
    With a new administration preparing to move into the White House in January 2017, bringing with it a decidedly different take on immigration policy from the outgoing administration, it seems safe to say that the current state of immigration…
  • Dec 8

    Reports Show Benefits of Immigration for New Jersey’s Economy

    Reports Show Benefits of Immigration for New Jersey’s Economy
    Immigration has become a particularly controversial political topic over the past year or two, but immigrants form a critical part of our culture and our economy. Recent reports have further confirmed immigrants’ economic impact, both…
Rank this Week: 2047

Immigration Lawyer Blog

Immigration Lawyer Blog

Covers immigration law. By Hartzman Law Firm.

http://www.immigrationlawyerblog.net/
Rank this Week: 2484

Chicago Immigration Lawyer Blog

Chicago Immigration Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.chicagoimmigrationlawyer-blog.com/
  • Dec 21

    Bridge Act Could Save DACA Recipient

    Bridge Act Could Save DACA Recipient
    Senators Dick Durban (Dem.- Illinois) and Lindsey Graham (Rep.- South Carolina) have introduced legislation titled “The Bridge Act” to allow people who have received work authorization through Deferred Action for Childhood…
  • Dec 7

    Provisional Waivers: How to prove Extreme Hardship

    Provisional Waivers: How to prove Extreme Hardship
    As discussed in our last blog post about provisional waivers, a requirement for obtaining the waiver for unlawful presence is a finding of “Extreme Hardship” to a US Citizen or LPR spouse or parent.  This person is known as…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 3563

Immigration Lawyers Blog

Immigration Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.immigrationlawyersblog.com/
  • Dec 20

    USCIS Application and Petition Fees to Increase December 23, 2016

    USCIS Application and Petition Fees to Increase December 23, 2016
    Effective December 23, 2016, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will increase the fees required for most immigration applications and petitions.  Applications and petitions postmarked or filed on or after December 23,…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 4860

Immigration Blog

Immigration Blog

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

http://blog.immigrantconnect.com
  • Dec 17

    VISA BULLETIN FOR JANUARY 2017

    VISA BULLETIN FOR JANUARY 2017
    The Visa Bulletin for January 2017 is now available. Please visit our firm’’s websites at www.immigrantconnect.com and www.americaninvestorvisa.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…
Rank this Week: 1388

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 14

    Immigration Policy in the Trump Administration

    Immigration Policy in the Trump Administration
    Immigration Policy in the Trump Administration The Center for Immigration Studies’ Jessica Vaughan and the American Immigration Lawyers Association’s William Stock talked about President-elect Trump’s immigration policy,…
  • Dec 6

    5 Things California Should Do To protect its Immigrant population.

    5 Things California Should Do To protect its Immigrant population.
    According to Fortune.com “California has more than 2.7 million undocumented immigrants—about 7% of its population. Lawmakers in Democrat-controlled California are already laying the groundwork to fight President-elect Donald…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 295

ImmigRantings

ImmigRantings

Comments on immigration law. By Slowik & Robinson LLC.

http://www.immigrantings.com/
  • Dec 9

    Is Trump Softening on Immigration Issues?

    Is Trump Softening on Immigration Issues?
    President Elect Mr. Donald Trump made unauthorized immigration a huge part of his campaign.  Mr. Trump loudly and proudly ran on the issue of increasing deportations and building a wall between our country and Mexico.  However, it…
  • Dec 9

    Is Trump Softening on Immigration Issues?

    Is Trump Softening on Immigration Issues?
    President Elect Mr. Donald Trump made unauthorized immigration a huge part of his campaign.  Mr. Trump loudly and proudly ran on the issue of increasing deportations and building a wall between our country and Mexico.  However, it…
  • 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.…
Rank this Week: 2888

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: 842

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: 4076

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…
Rank this Week: 224

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: 1845

immigrationblog.us

immigrationblog.us

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

http://www.immigrationblog.us/
Rank this Week: 4798

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: 2793

The Immigration Answer Man

The Immigration Answer Man

Covers US immigration law. By Ari Sauer.

http://immigrationanswerman.com/
Rank this Week: 3921

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: 4358