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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/
  • Mar 23

    Thematic Focus: Gender Issue

    Thematic Focus: Gender Issue
    Events & opportunities:Report launch: Making the Asylum Appeals Process Fair for Women, London, 30 March 2017 [info]Funding opportunity: Global Innovation Programs to Address Gender-based Violence (GBV) in Conflict-Affected Humanitarian…
  • Mar 23

    Thematic Focus: Law/Policy Item

    Thematic Focus: Law/Policy Item
    Event:Conference: The U.N. Global Compact on Migration & Human Rights, London, 5 April 2017 [info]Publications:Accountability under International Human Rights Law, Paper presented at Law Council of Australia 2017 Immigration Law…
  • Mar 23

    Thematic Focus: Work/Economic Aspect

    Thematic Focus: Work/Economic Aspect
    Finding Their Way: Labour Market Integration of Refugees in Germany (OECD, March 2017) [text]- Background document for conference on "Working Together: Labour Market Integration of Refugees in Germany and Other OECD Countries," held in Berlin…
Rank this Week: 1891

ImmigrationProf Blog

ImmigrationProf Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/immigration/
Rank this Week: 43

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/
  • Mar 23

    H1B Non Profit RFE | SGM Law Group Success Story

    H1B Non Profit RFE | SGM Law Group Success Story
    If you’re looking for an H1B attorney that won’t shy away from a difficult case, then you’ve come to the right place. When the odds seemed stacked against you and the requirements seem too high to qualify, our…
  • Mar 21

    L1 Business Plan | The Complete Guide: 7 Helpful Tips for a Solid Case

    L1 Business Plan | The Complete Guide: 7 Helpful Tips for a Solid Case
    Immigration law is complex, to say the least. Obtaining a visa is often a long process that requires applicants to adhere to strict requirements. That’s why, if you’re going through the L1 visa process, it’s always a good…
  • Mar 17

    2018 H1B Visa Under Trump | Predictions, Changes, Reform

    2018 H1B Visa Under Trump | Predictions, Changes, Reform
    23 The H1B visa was created so that U.S. employers could address gaps in their workforce by hiring skilled foreign professionals when qualified U.S. workers are unavailable. However, this system has seen much abuse over the last several…
Rank this Week: 313

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/
  • Mar 23

    On April 3, 2017, USCIS will start accepting H-1B Petitions for FY2018

    On April 3, 2017, USCIS will start accepting H-1B Petitions for FY2018
    U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced on Wednesday, March 15th that it will begin accepting H-1B petitions subject to the Fiscal Year (FY) 2018 cap on Monday, April 3, 2017. Cases will be considered accepted on the date…
  • Mar 22

    Updated Service Center Processing Times (1/31/17) *Using New Specific Date Format

    Updated Service Center Processing Times (1/31/17) *Using New Specific Date Format
    Processing Time reports for all of the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service (USCIS) Service Centers were released on 3/8/17 with processing dates as of 1/31/17. If you filed a petition with one of the Service Centers, please review the…
  • Mar 21

    Visa Bulletin – April 2017

    Visa Bulletin – April 2017
    The Department of State has released its latest Visa Bulletin. Click here to view the April 2017 Visa Bulletin The monthly Visa Bulletin has changed. The bulletin now summarizes the availability of immigrant numbers during the reported month…
Rank this Week: 2016

Sarmiento Immigration Law Firm…

Sarmiento Immigration Law Firm Blog

Covers immigration law.

http://www.sarmientoimmigration.com/
Rank this Week: 695

Underdog Blog

Underdog Blog

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

http://katzjustice.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 336

Cuba Law Blog

Cuba Law Blog

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

http://www.attorneycuba.com/
  • Mar 22

    Cuban Dissident Antonio G. Rodiles Wants Trump to “Treat Cuba Like a Dictatorship”

    Cuban Dissident Antonio G. Rodiles Wants Trump to “Treat Cuba Like a Dictatorship”
    Antonio G. Rodiles, the leader of the Forum for Rights and Freedom, has called for the Trump administration to reset U.S.-Cuba relations. Rodiles and his partner Ailer González told El Nuevo Herald that they want the Trump…
  • Mar 20

    Cuban Families Seek Information on Relatives Who Sailed to U.S.

    Cuban Families Seek Information on Relatives Who Sailed to U.S.
    The families of several Cuban nationals who secretly left the island for Florida aboard two speedboats on the weekend of March 10 are desperately seeking information about the whereabouts of their relatives. According to news sources, some…
  • Mar 17

    Cuban Migrants Detained in Mexico Accuse Mexican Authorities of Abuse

    Cuban Migrants Detained in Mexico Accuse Mexican Authorities of Abuse
    Cuban nationals bound for the U.S. who were detained in Mexican city of Tapachula claim Mexican officials became violent and abused them after they had a hunger strike on March 10 to demand their freedom. According to news sources, the…
Rank this Week: 2222

Law Office of Michael West P.C.…

Law Office of Michael West P.C. Blog

Covers Georgia law.

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

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

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

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

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

    New Year’s Resolution

    New Year’s Resolution
    New Year’s Eve has come and gone and with it came New Years Resolutions! Starting a new year is like starting with a clean slate and is a great time to evaluate your goals. Many people make fitness related goals or career related goals,…
Rank this Week: 3737

UpCounsel Blog

UpCounsel Blog

About making your business leaner, faster and smarter.

https://www.upcounsel.com/blog
  • Mar 21

    The Implications of SaaS Services Agreement Representations & Warrantie

    The Implications of SaaS Services Agreement Representations & Warrantie
    Representations and warranties are key to technology contracts, but we often don’t fully understand their implications. Here, UpCounsel attorney Christopher Borders breaks them down.
  • Mar 16

    A Former Lucasfilm Lawyer Tells Us Why She Left Traditional Behind

    A Former Lucasfilm Lawyer Tells Us Why She Left Traditional Behind
    UpCounsel attorney Jann Moorhead discusses her transition from law firms and in-house to a solo practice, including how she prepared for the shift and how her life has changed since.
  • Mar 14

    How to Create an Employment Agreement

    How to Create an Employment Agreement
    Hiring an employee often has many benefits, but missteps in the hiring process could expose your company to employment lawsuits. Here are some steps to take when hiring your first employee.
Rank this Week: 3541

EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program

EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program

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

http://eb5greencard.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 21

    USCIS Message: EB-5 Regional Center Compliance Audit

    USCIS Message: EB-5 Regional Center Compliance Audit
    Dear Stakeholder, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announces the launch of an EB-5 Regional Center Compliance Audit Program.  Regional center compliance audits are an additional way to enhance program integrity…
  • Mar 21

    USCIS Message: EB-5 Regional Center Compliance Audit

    USCIS Message: EB-5 Regional Center Compliance Audit
    Dear Stakeholder, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announces the launch of an EB-5 Regional Center Compliance Audit Program.  Regional center compliance audits are an additional way to enhance program integrity…
  • Mar 11

    Why kill the EB-5 Program?

    Why kill the EB-5 Program?
    Sens. Diane Feinstein and Chuck Grassley may have their reasons, but why kill a job-creation program that works most of the time. Sure, there are some bad actors in the mix, but law enforcement agencies are rooting them out.EB-5 creates jobs,…
Rank this Week: 4942

Global Immigration Blog

Global Immigration Blog

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

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

    Restrictions on Personal Electronic Devices, including Laptops, on Flights from 10 Airport

    Restrictions on Personal Electronic Devices, including Laptops, on Flights from 10 Airport
    No personal electronic devices (PEDs) larger than a cellphone or smartphone, such as a laptop computer or e-reader, can be carried into the cabin of airplanes flying directly to the U.S. from 10 airports in the Middle East, North Africa, and…
  • Mar 16

    Revised Travel Ban Blocked

    Revised Travel Ban Blocked
    Late on March 15, Judge Derrick Watson of the U.S. District Court in Hawaii issued a nationwide injunction blocking the revised travel ban Executive Order that was scheduled to take effect on March 16.  In addition, on March 16, Maryland…
  • Mar 15

    Courts Hold Hearings on Administration’s Travel Ban

    Courts Hold Hearings on Administration’s Travel Ban
    President Donald Trump’s revised Executive Order with its revised travel ban is scheduled to become effective just after midnight on March 16. While the revised Order regarding the travel ban is a bit of a retreat from the original,…
Rank this Week: 2049

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
  • Mar 20

    Trumpaganda

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

    #MuslimBan2 Deep Dive

    #MuslimBan2 Deep Dive
    The American Anti-Arab Discrimination Committee (ADC) invited attorney Hassan Ahmad today to do a "deep dive" into the Muslim Ban 2.0 today, going over a lot of the policy considerations and details of the new ban. The ban is a…
  • Mar 7

    #MuslimBan2, Broken Down

    #MuslimBan2, Broken Down
    The new executive order on immigration, dubbed "MuslimBan 2.0" signed March 6, 2017 presents a more nuanced, but still ultimately unconstitutional affront to religious liberty. Reviewing the redline version prepared by the ACLU of…
Rank this Week: 2735

Immigration Attorney Blog

Immigration Attorney Blog

By Brian D. Lerner.

http://brian-d-lerner-blog.com/
  • Mar 20

    Undocumented Spouses of US Citizens Are Desperately Applying for Green Cards Because of Trump

    Undocumented Spouses of US Citizens Are Desperately Applying for Green Cards Because of Trump
    Undocumented spouses of United States citizens have been rushing to apply for green cards and provisional waivers due to the threat of deportation under the Trump administration.Filed under: best deportation attorney Tagged: Marriage…
  • Mar 20

    H-1B season about to begin

    H-1B season about to begin
    USCIS announced that it will begin accepting H-1B petitions subject to the FY2018 cap on April 3, 2017. All cap-subject H-1B petitions filed before April 3, 2017, for the FY2018 cap will be rejected. In preparation for the…
  • Mar 20

    Court Reverses Denial of Asylum to Homosexual Petitioner from Mexico

    Court Reverses Denial of Asylum to Homosexual Petitioner from Mexico
    The en banc Ninth Circuit reversed the BIA’s denial of asylum to a homosexual citizen of Mexico, finding that the petitioner had shown that Mexican officials were unable or unwilling to protect him from harm by private individuals…
Rank this Week: 634

Altro & Associates Blog

Altro & Associates Blog

Covers Canadian immigration news and laws.

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

    Foreign Exchange Capital Gain

    Foreign Exchange Capital Gain
    Selling US Real Estate when the Loonie is Down: You’ve Made a Foreign Exchange Capital Gain. The post Foreign Exchange Capital Gains appeared first on Altro Levy LLP.
  • Mar 17

    David A. Altro is a Guest Speaker for Lennar Client Event

    David A. Altro is a Guest Speaker for Lennar Client Event
    The post David A. Altro is a Guest Speaker for Lennar Client Event appeared first on Altro Levy LLP.
  • Mar 15

    Changes to the Principal Residence Exemption in Canada

    Changes to the Principal Residence Exemption in Canada
    Canadian taxpayers will have to report the disposition of property to claim the principal residence exemption. The post Changes to the Principal Residence Exemption in Canada appeared first on Altro Levy LLP.
Rank this Week: 4685

Law and Disorder: Performing Arts…

Law and Disorder: Performing Arts Division

Answers questions about basic legal and business issues, concepts, trends, problems, and practices important to the arts and entertainment field. By Goldstein & Guilliams PLC.

http://musicalamerica.com/mablogs/?cat=872
  • Mar 17

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

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

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

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

    IS SXSW Being Opportunistic of Oblivious?

    IS SXSW Being Opportunistic of Oblivious?
    By Brian Taylor Goldstein The following situation was recently brought to our attention and we felt obligated to comment:…
Rank this Week: 4854

New York Traffic Ticket Attorney…

New York Traffic Ticket Attorney Blog

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

http://www.newyorktrafficattorneys.net/
  • Mar 17

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

    Decline in U.S. Border Crossing Because of Trump?
    Even before running for President of the United States, Donald Trump was known to be controversial and unpredictable. Mr. Trump’s unpredictability and controversial nature became more evident during his presidency campaign and even more…
  • Mar 10

    Getting Divorced When Your Spouse Is Imprisoned or Incarcerated

    Getting Divorced When Your Spouse Is Imprisoned or Incarcerated
    Staring at the two lines on the pregnancy test, Monica could feel her heart pounding in her chest.  Overcome with emotion, she screamed with joy.  Finally!  All her dreams come true.  First meeting…
  • Mar 10

    Textalyzer – Coming Soon to New York State?

    Textalyzer – Coming Soon to New York State?
    The following is a true story: At 8:33a on April 25th 2014, Courtney Ann Stanford posted on Facebook: “The happy song makes me HAPPY!”  Friends and family also state she was posting selfies. This would be…
Rank this Week: 3632

PanCanadian Immigration Law Group

PanCanadian Immigration Law Group

Covers the process of immigrating to Canada.

http://immigrationcanada.pro/blog/
Rank this Week: 1413

Immigration Lawyer Blog

Immigration Lawyer Blog

Covers immigration law. By Hartzman Law Firm.

http://www.immigrationlawyerblog.net/
  • Mar 16

    Federal Judge in Hawaii Blocks President Trump’s Travel Ban

    Federal Judge in Hawaii Blocks President Trump’s Travel Ban
    On January 27, 2017, President Trump signed an executive order banning individuals from seven predominantly Muslim countries (Sudan, Somalia, Iran, Iraq, Libya, Yemen, and Syria) from entering the United States. On February 3, 2017, a federal…
  • Mar 8

    President Trump’s New Immigration Executive Order: What You Need to Know

    President Trump’s New Immigration Executive Order: What You Need to Know
    On January 27, 2017, President Trump signed an executive order, “Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry into the United States”.  On February 3, 2017, a federal court in the State of Washington, issued a temporary…
  • Mar 8

    President Trump’s New Immigration Executive Order: What You Need to Know

    President Trump’s New Immigration Executive Order: What You Need to Know
    On January 27, 2017, President Trump signed an executive order, “Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry into the United States”.  On February 3, 2017, a federal court in the State of Washington, issued a temporary…
Rank this Week: 3579

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/
  • Mar 16

    Will President Trump’s Travel Ban Lead to More Visa Denials?

    Will President Trump’s Travel Ban Lead to More Visa Denials?
    President Trump’s revised executive order to once again suspend the United States’ refugee program and temporarily ban immigrants from six Muslim-majority countries has naturally stoked fears of tighter restrictions against visa…
  • Mar 13

    Tennessee Sues Federal Government for “Forced” Refugee Care

    Tennessee Sues Federal Government for “Forced” Refugee Care
    Tennessee filed a lawsuit against the federal government this week, claiming a violation of the 10th Amendment after it threatened to cut the state’s Medicaid funding unless it agreed to allocate funds for the resettlement of refugees…
  • Mar 11

    Breast Cancer Patient Denied Release for Decades-Old Deportation Order

    Breast Cancer Patient Denied Release for Decades-Old Deportation Order
    A federal judge refused to free a Houston immigrant and breast cancer patient held in custody since October last year, preventing her from freely seeking the proper medical treatment for her condition. Rashan Akbar Momin is a 48-year-old…
Rank this Week: 2586

Immigration and Employment Law…

Immigration and Employment Law Blog

By Coane & Associates.

http://immigrationandemploymentlaw.wordpress.com/
  • Mar 15

    Trump’s new travel ban has just been quashed by a federal judge in Hawaii

    Trump’s new travel ban has just been quashed by a federal judge in Hawaii
    Here we go ago! President Trump’s new travel ban that was set to become effective tomorrow has just been quashed by a federal judge in Hawaii. Just now, a federal judge in Hawaii granted a Temporary Restraining Order against the…
  • Mar 9

    Fighting Against a Family Man’s Deportation

    Fighting Against a Family Man’s Deportation
    Fighting against the clock trying to prevent my client from being deported today or tomorrow. He has no criminal history, he’s been in this country for 17 years, is married to an American and has American children, all of whom he…
  • Mar 3

    Feds Deport Dad Who Once Held Reprieve

    Feds Deport Dad Who Once Held Reprieve
    Yes, the government is deporting anyone and everyone who is undocumented and it doesn’t matter whether you are a criminal or not. This article from today’s Houston Chronicle is a perfect example.…
Rank this Week: 4787

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/
  • Mar 15

    Nutritional Supplement Company Allowed to Use Expert’s Opinion on Lost Profits in Florida Contract Breach Case

    Nutritional Supplement Company Allowed to Use Expert’s Opinion on Lost Profits in Florida Contract Breach Case
    A nutritional supplement company, whose business took a major hit in late 2014 and early 2015, was allowed, in its lawsuit against one of its vendors, to continue using its expert witness on damages and continue asserting its claim for lost…
  • Mar 14

    Dismissal as a Penalty in Your Florida Commercial Litigation Case

    Dismissal as a Penalty in Your Florida Commercial Litigation Case
    When you decide to pursue litigation as the means to resolve a commercial contract dispute, there are many things that can detour or, worse, derail your case. Some of these have nothing to do with the strengths or weaknesses of the factual…
  • Mar 8

    Recovering Attorneys’ Fees in Your Florida Breach of Contract Case

    Recovering Attorneys’ Fees in Your Florida Breach of Contract Case
    In any commercial contract setting, things can go awry. When they do, and litigation becomes necessary, your case may present you with the opportunity to not only secure a judgment in your favor but also recoup some of your attorneys’…
Rank this Week: 1300

Immigration Lawyer Blog

Immigration Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.immigrationlawyerblog.com/
  • Mar 13

    Recap of Donald Trump’s 50 First Days in Office, the New Travel Ban, and more…

    Recap of Donald Trump’s 50 First Days in Office, the New Travel Ban, and more…
    In this video attorney Jacob J. Sapochnick provides a recap on what has happened during Donald Trump’s first 50 days as President of the United States. On Monday March 6, 2017 President Trump signed a new executive order that will…
  • Mar 6

    Meet Client Relations Specialist Jessica Kalb

    Meet Client Relations Specialist Jessica Kalb
    It is our pleasure to introduce you to client relations specialist Ms. Jessica Kalb. If you have been a long time client of our office then it is likely that you have been greeted by her friendly face. Ms. Jessica Kalb was born and raised in…
  • Feb 28

    Attorney Profile: Marie Puertollano, Esq.

    Attorney Profile: Marie Puertollano, Esq.
    It is our pleasure to introduce you to our in-house attorney Marie Puertollano. From preparing clients for their citizenship and marriage interviews to successfully filing I-601A waivers and I-360 applications, Marie Puertollano Esq. is…
Rank this Week: 1329

Canadian Toronto Immigration…

Canadian Toronto Immigration Lawyer Blog

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

http://chaudharylaw.com/blog
  • Mar 13

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

    An Alternative Dispute Resolution at the Immigration Refugee Board – Withdraw?
    An Alternative Dispute Resolution at the Immigration Refugee Board – Withdraw? The Immigration Refugee Board  Appeal Division (or IAD) offers an Alternative Dispute Resolution in addition to a hearing.  An ADR is  offered…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 1488

Chicago Immigration Lawyer Blog

Chicago Immigration Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.chicagoimmigrationlawyer-blog.com/
  • Mar 13

    Expedited Removal Under the New Executive Order

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

    Immigration Deportation Priorities Memo

    Immigration Deportation Priorities Memo
    On January 25th, President Trump signed and executive order “Enhancing Pubic Safety in the Interior of the United States.”  Early this week, Department of Homeland Security Director John Kelly issued a memo further defining…
  • Feb 16

    Reports of Amped Up Immigration Raids and Roundup.

    Reports of Amped Up Immigration Raids and Roundup.
    The New York Times, CNN, Chicago Tribune and other news outlets are reporting an apparent “ramping up” of ICE enforcement actions.  Federal officials confirmed more than 600 people across 11 states were detained in the past…
Rank this Week: 3913

US Immigration Law Blog

US Immigration Law Blog

Covers immigration news. By Ashwin Sharma.

http://ashwinsharma.com
Rank this Week: 976

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/
  • Mar 9

    DACA Recipient Challenges Detention by Immigration Authoritie

    DACA Recipient Challenges Detention by Immigration Authoritie
    The Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, first announced in June 2012, allows undocumented immigrants who arrived in the U.S. as children to remain here and work, provided they meet certain eligibility criteria. The purpose…
  • Feb 23

    Marriage Fraud Conviction Causes BIA to Deny Request for Waiver

    Marriage Fraud Conviction Causes BIA to Deny Request for Waiver
    The Immigration and Nationality Act (INA), the nation’s primary source of immigration law, allows noncitizens who marry U.S. citizens to obtain lawful permanent residence without numerical limitations. In order to address concerns about…
  • Feb 9

    New Presidential Administration Issues Multiple Executive Orders Affecting Immigration

    New Presidential Administration Issues Multiple Executive Orders Affecting Immigration
    The new president issued three executive orders (EOs) in January 2017 regarding immigration. The most recent of the three, EO 13769, is the most well-known. Descriptions range from a “travel ban” to a “Muslim ban,”…
Rank this Week: 2995

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/
  • Mar 8

    The Sanctuary Movement in the U.S.

    The Sanctuary Movement in the U.S.
    Interesting podcasts about the Sanctuary movement to protect Central Americans seeking asylum in the U.S. in the 1980's from 99% Invisible. (2 episodes) Sanctuary, Part 1: Church In the 1980s, Rev. John Fife and his congregation at Southside…
  • Mar 2

    Waco Immigration Information Session

    Waco Immigration Information Session
    Immigration Information Session Come hear Susan and other attorneys speak about: Current removal priorities and activities Your rights if you have an encounter with Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) DACA going forward Family Safety…
  • Feb 14

    ICE Enforcement Activity in Waco, Texa

    ICE Enforcement Activity in Waco, Texa
    I am hearing from family members of immigrants picked up by ICE at meetings with their probation officers in Waco. If you are undocumented, don't miss your meeting with probation, but be ready with documents to show your connections to the…
Rank this Week: 1176

Florida Immigration Law Blog

Florida Immigration Law Blog

By Colombo & Hurd, PL.

http://www.colombohurdlaw.com/news-articles/
  • Mar 8

    Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Releases Implementation Memo Discussing Border Patrol Enforcement Prioritie

    Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Releases Implementation Memo Discussing Border Patrol Enforcement Prioritie
    In recent weeks, the immigration and border enforcement regime that Americans and American immigrants had become accustomed to were thrown into disarray. Longstanding assumptions about ICE agents and other enforcement priorities seemed to…
  • Mar 3

    EB-5 Visa and the Indian Investor

    EB-5 Visa and the Indian Investor
    In 1990, the United States Congress created an immigration program called EB-5 with the hopes that it will generate new investment capital in the United States and create new jobs for workers in the country. EB-5 visa stands for the…
  • Feb 24

    Arrest of DACA Dreamer May Signal New Era in Immigration Enforcement

    Arrest of DACA Dreamer May Signal New Era in Immigration Enforcement
    For many Dreamers, children who were brought to the United States without proper immigration authorization, the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program was supposed to represent a promise. To Dreamers, DACA was a promise that as…
Rank this Week: 1717

Immigration Law Blog

Immigration Law Blog

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

http://www.ranchodlaw.com/blog/
  • Mar 7

    i 601a Waiver Approval

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

    Benefits for the Economy from Meaningful Immigration Reform

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

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

    I-601A Waivers, Client from Mexico entered and resided illegally in the U.S.
    I-601A Waiver was Filed on October 13, 2016 Approved: February 10, 2017 The Facts Our Client entered the U.S. illegally over twelve years ago She does not have a criminal record She is married to a U.S. Citizen Together, they have three…
Rank this Week: 1280

Chicago Immigration Lawyer Blog

Chicago Immigration Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.theusimmigrationlawyer.com/
Rank this Week: 1088

Bardavid Law

Bardavid Law

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

http://www.bardavidlaw.com/blog
Rank this Week: 3538

Immigration Law Blog

Immigration Law Blog

Covers immigration law and legislative reform. By the Law Office of Ruby L. Powers.

http://www.rubypowerslaw.com/category/immigration-law/
Rank this Week: 2583

Immigration Visa Lawyer Blog

Immigration Visa Lawyer Blog

Covers visas, green cards, and immigration law. By Shihab & Associates.

http://www.immigration-visa-lawyer-blog.com/
  • Mar 2

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

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

    Visa Bulletin Update from Charlie Oppenheim

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

    Visa Bulletin Update from Charlie Oppenheim

    Visa Bulletin Update from Charlie Oppenheim
    In his monthly report on the current trends and future projections of the visa bulletin, Charles (“Charlie”) Oppenheim, Chief of the Visa Control and Reporting Division, U.S. Department of State, provided additional insight…
Rank this Week: 1539

New Jersey Lawyer News

New Jersey Lawyer News

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

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

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

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

    Bail Reform in New Jersey

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

    Plain Smell and Sight in New Jersey Gun/Drug Case

    Plain Smell and Sight in New Jersey Gun/Drug Case
    New Jersey Police departments claim they can see and smell everything. Using skills usually reserved for a Marvel superhero, law enforcement routinely claims they can see drugs through a closed container, smell marijuana through a brick house…
Rank this Week: 3492

ImmigRantings

ImmigRantings

Comments on immigration law. By Slowik & Robinson LLC.

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

    Recent State Actions on Immigration

    Recent State Actions on Immigration
    Lately, most of the immigration-related news has been focusing on the federal government, specifically President Trump’s executive orders and immigration raids conducted by Immigration Customs Enforcement (ICE).  However, many of…
  • Feb 6

    Early Results of the President’s Travel Ban

    Early Results of the President’s Travel Ban
    This entire week has been an series of ups and downs in the immigration world.  With the signature of multiple executive orders, President Trump has managed to turn U.S. immigration law, policy, and practice on its head in the very first…
  • Feb 2

    Breaking News: President Trump’s First Immigration Moves are Just as Bad as We Feared

    Breaking News: President Trump’s First Immigration Moves are Just as Bad as We Feared
    We are not even one month into the new administration, and already our worst fears are being realized as every day brings news of another signed or drafted executive order aimed at limiting immigration to the United States.  Below…
Rank this Week: 3401

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: 1110

Nation of Immigrators

Nation of Immigrators

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

http://www.nationofimmigrators.com
  • Feb 20

    Soothsayings on Changes to the EB-5 Immigrant Investment Program

    Soothsayings on Changes to the EB-5 Immigrant Investment Program
    “It’s tough to make predictions, especially about the future.” ~ Yogi Berra The talk of the nation – at least that segment interested in U.S. green card benefits available to foreign investors – is about the…
  • Dec 23

    Looking Back — Not Much Immigration Solace from Obama

    Looking Back — Not Much Immigration Solace from Obama
    As the Obama presidency nears its twilight, let me tell you about our leader’s eight-year, largely-disappointing record on immigration. But first a bias alert:  I voted for the President twice; I like and respect him; and I marvel…
  • Oct 14

    Beware the Justice Department’s Stealthy Grab for Enhanced Power to Enforce Immigration Discrimination Rule

    Beware the Justice Department’s Stealthy Grab for Enhanced Power to Enforce Immigration Discrimination Rule
    [Blogger’s Note: Today is the last day to submit comments to the Justice Department on its proposed rule which would modify its immigration-related antidiscrimination regulations, which are enforced by the Office of…
Rank this Week: 2582

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/
  • Feb 16

    Fiscal Year 2018 H-1B Cap Filing Window Rapidly Approaching

    Fiscal Year 2018 H-1B Cap Filing Window Rapidly Approaching
    We are now less than two months away from the 2017 H-1B cap season. On April 3, 2017, the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (“USCIS”) will begin accepting H-1B petitions for fiscal year 2018 (October 1, 2017,…
  • Feb 15

    USCIS Releases updated Handbook for Employer

    USCIS Releases updated Handbook for Employer
    The USCIS released its updated Handbook for Employers, which is available as a free download below. The Handbook is a great resource for human resources personnel involved in the I-9 identity/work eligibility/reverification process. Part…
  • Feb 10

    March 2017 Visa Bulletin—Updates and Projections for Employment-Based Categorie

    March 2017 Visa Bulletin—Updates and Projections for Employment-Based Categorie
    Below is a summary of the March 2017 Visa Bulletin, including Final Action Dates and changes from the previous month for employment-based categories: China continues to move forward at a slow pace, and the EB-3 cut-off date (March 15, 2014)…
Rank this Week: 4083

Law Blog

Law Blog

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

http://hanoverlawpc.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 12

    FLSA law suits - settlements that get approved

    FLSA law suits - settlements that get approved
    We recently handled an FLSA (Fair Labor Standards Act) lawsuit in the Eastern District of Virginia (VA Federal Court). After a bit of back and forth, we agreed on a settlement. I wanted to post a couple of pointers on how to handle FLSA…
  • Jan 26

    Asking for forgiveness from the IRS -- Form 843

    Asking for forgiveness from the IRS -- Form 843
    Source: http://politicalhumor.about.com/od/taxes/ss/tax-cartoons.htm#step4With tax season rolling around, we've received numerous questions regarding how to avoid paying penalties. Usually, we ask that clients come to us before the IRS…
  • Jan 14

    Cats Paw theory of EEO liability (employment discrimination)

    Cats Paw theory of EEO liability (employment discrimination)
    Source: Lean Business ClubI am in the middle of a case with the Department of Defense (DoD), and it's a rather interesting fact pattern that I thought I would share. In this instance, my client is alleging that a team lead, not his…
Rank this Week: 2476

Immigration Blog

Immigration Blog

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

http://blog.immigrantconnect.com
  • Feb 11

    EXECUTIVE ORDER ON VISAS

    EXECUTIVE ORDER ON VISAS
    We are currently in an environment where there are continuous changes to the US immigration landscape.  From an Executive Order issued without warning or much coordination between affected agencies to legal challenges around the country.…
  • Feb 11

    VISA BULLETIN FOR MARCH 2017

    VISA BULLETIN FOR MARCH 2017
    The Visa Bulletin for March 2017 is now available. Please visit our firm’’s websites at www.immigrantconnect.comand www.americaninvestorvisa.com.
  • Feb 11

    VISA BULLETIN FOR FEBRUARY 2017

    VISA BULLETIN FOR FEBRUARY 2017
    The Visa Bulletin for February 2017 is now available. Please visit our firm’’s websites at www.immigrantconnect.com and www.americaninvestorvisa.com.
Rank this Week: 1987

Immigrating to America

Immigrating to America

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

http://immigrating.wordpress.com
  • Feb 9

    EB-5 Impending Change

    EB-5 Impending Change
      Given all the turmoil with the new executive orders from the new administration in 2017 — along with the rumors of unsigned executive orders and proposed bills floating around — we’ve been trying to wait for some of…
  • Aug 30

    Worldwide Passports for Sale

    Worldwide Passports for Sale
      We essentially focus on US based immigration.  People who want to come into the United States to invest and set up businesses primarily. It’s interesting to see what other countries are doing in this regard.  The US is…
  • Aug 2

    EB-5 Fraud Case Continues To Reverberate

    EB-5 Fraud Case Continues To Reverberate
      In the past few years there have been a quite a number of EB-5 Regional Center related cases.   They are pretty well documented in the press — just google “Eb-5 Fraud” and one can get a good sense of the…
Rank this Week: 4484

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/
  • Feb 6

    Employer’s Guide to H-1B Visa Filing in Uncertain Time

    Employer’s Guide to H-1B Visa Filing in Uncertain Time
    The recent spurt of Executive Orders and speculations that the current Administration plans to severely curtail the availability of H-1B visas even further than has been the case in the last few years has caused much consternation and fear in…
  • Feb 1

    Effect of Executive Order on Pending Applications at USCIS

    Effect of Executive Order on Pending Applications at USCIS
    The Recently enacted Executive Order that bars entry into the US from Nationals of 7 predominantly Muslim countries has now been expanded to also negatively impact ALL pending applications before the US Citizenship and Immigration Services…
  • Jan 28

    TRAVEL ADVISORY: Executive Order Applies to ALL Non-US Citizens!

    TRAVEL ADVISORY: Executive Order Applies to ALL Non-US Citizens!
    President Trump on Friday, January 27, 2017 signed an Executive Order titled “Protection of the Nation From Foreign Terrorist Entry Into The United States”, the executive order would bar entry to “Aliens” from certain…
Rank this Week: 4824

Marriage Visa Attorney Blog

Marriage Visa Attorney Blog

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

http://www.marriagevisaattorney.com/
  • Feb 6

    K2 Visas for the Children of a K1 Fiance

    K2 Visas for the Children of a K1 Fiance
    US Immigration provides visas for the children of an approved fiancé when requested. These visas are known as K2 Visas. K2 visas are “derivative visas” to the K1 Fiance Visa. In plain English, visas for the…
  • Feb 6

    K2 Visas for the Children of a K1 Fiance

    K2 Visas for the Children of a K1 Fiance
    US Immigration provides visas for the children of an approved fiancé when requested. These visas are known as K2 Visas. K2 visas are “derivative visas” to the K1 Fiance Visa. In plain English, visas for the…
  • Jan 29

    Trump Executive Order Temporarily Suspends K1 Fiance and CR1 Marriage Visas From 7 Countrie

    Trump Executive Order Temporarily Suspends K1 Fiance and CR1 Marriage Visas From 7 Countrie
    Effective January 27, 2017, a Trump Administration Executive Order suspended the issuance of all visas to nationals from Iraq, Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen. This suspension includes K1 Fiance visas and CR1…
Rank this Week: 2115

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
  • Feb 2

    ¿QUE HACER SI LO DETIENEN EN UNA REDADA EN EL TRABAJO?

    ¿QUE HACER SI LO DETIENEN EN UNA REDADA EN EL TRABAJO?
    MANTENGA SILENCIO… es su derecho No diga nada o diga que quiere hablar con un(a) abogado(a) No conteste preguntas, ni diga donde nació ni como llego a los Estados Unidos No mienta No muestre documentos falsos No lleve consigo…
  • Jan 19

    CUANDO NO ES JUSTO! MODIFICAR UNA ORDEN DE EXENCIÓN DE IMPUESTOS DE DEPENDENCIA BAJO LA LEY DE MINNESOTA.

    CUANDO NO ES JUSTO! MODIFICAR UNA ORDEN DE EXENCIÓN DE IMPUESTOS DE DEPENDENCIA BAJO LA LEY DE MINNESOTA.
    Por Marisela E. Cantu, abogada http://www.cantuattorney.com Temporada de impuestos es sobre nosotros, y estamos todos tratando de maximizar nuestra rentabilidad o minimizar nuestros pagos lo mejor que podamos. Una forma de hacerlo es diciendo…
  • Oct 10

    ADOPCIÓN DE UN PARIENTE EN MINNESOTA POR MARISELA E. CANTU, ESQ.

    ADOPCIÓN DE UN PARIENTE EN MINNESOTA POR MARISELA E. CANTU, ESQ.
    Usted considerando adoptar un relativo pero no saben si la ley lo considera como un pariente del niño que desea adoptar.  Según las leyes de adopción en el estado de Minnesota que es pariente de un niño…
Rank this Week: 4396

Ayo and Iken PLC General Practice…

Ayo and Iken PLC General Practice Blog

Covers Florida law topics.

http://www.myfloridalaw.com/blog/
  • Feb 1

    New Florida Bill on Custody

    New Florida Bill on Custody
    A bill has been filed Jan. 30 that could bring about a major change in how the state and courts handle the mission of enhancing parenting time-sharing opportunities. Sen. Jeff Brandes, R-St. Petersburg, filed Senate Bill 590, which his office…
  • Jan 18

    15 Mistakes Many Women Make in a Divorce

    15 Mistakes Many Women Make in a Divorce
    Some have likened divorce to the psychological equivalent of a triple bypass—painful, complicated, and with a difficult recovery period. Because many of those who go through a divorce are in an intensely emotional state, mistakes can be…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 2099