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ImmigrationProf Blog

ImmigrationProf Blog

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

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

    Most Asian Americans Support Undocumented Immigrant

    Most Asian Americans Support Undocumented Immigrant
    From the Washington Post: Are legal immigrants opposed to undocumented immigration? Recently, a group of first-generation Chinese Americans has made national news by showing up at hearings and objecting vociferously to sanctuary city…
  • May 27

    AAJC Condemns Anti-Muslim Hate Attack in Portland

    AAJC Condemns Anti-Muslim Hate Attack in Portland
    From Asian Americans Advancing Justice: Asian Americans Advancing Justice (Advancing Justice), a national affiliation of five civil rights organizations, releases the following statement in response to yesterday's tragic attack in Portland:…
  • May 27

    Fly the Friendly Skies? ICE Air Operation

    Fly the Friendly Skies? ICE Air Operation
    Photo courtesy of CNN There have been a great many negative stories in the news about horrific experiences on American airlines. Well, here is an airline that might generate nightmares. CNN reports on flights on which the passengers are…
Rank this Week: 14

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/
  • Apr 13

    Texas House committee advances "Sanctuary Cities Lite" bill

    Texas House committee advances "Sanctuary Cities Lite" bill
    Texas Tribune by Julian Aguilar The Texas House advanced their "Sanctuary Cities Lite" bill out of committee yesterday. Although less harsh than the Senate bill, it criminalizes heads of law enforcement agencies who do not cooperate…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 72

Underdog Blog

Underdog Blog

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

http://katzjustice.com/blog/
  • May 26

    Asserting your rights with police, including this Memorial Day weekend

    Asserting your rights with police, including this Memorial Day weekend
    Like bear feasting on salmon swimming upstream, police often troll for arrestees in such easy picking areas as bar neighborhoods and at such times as Memorial Day weekend. If that were not so, why are Arlington County, Virginia, police out in…
  • May 25

    Criminal defense- Beware trusting prosecutor

    Criminal defense- Beware trusting prosecutor
    During the Cold War, the United States and Soviet Union did not trust each other, but instead negotiated with each other because each had enough nuclear weapon firepower practically or actually to decimate humanity. Similarly, criminal…
  • May 24

    What motivates and keeps the attention of a jury and any audience?

    What motivates and keeps the attention of a jury and any audience?
    Last night, my son and I attended Tape Face's only appearance in the Washington, D.C., area for his current tour. I had been looking forward to this performance very much, and even more to spending a weeknight on the town with my son. Tape…
Rank this Week: 84

Visaplace.com Canada & US…

Visaplace.com Canada & US Immigration Lawyers

Covers immigration issues for people seeking to migrate to Canada or the United States. By Niren & Associates.

http://www.visaplace.com/blog-immigration-law
  • May 26

    This Week in U.S. Immigration News: May 26, 2017

    This Week in U.S. Immigration News: May 26, 2017
    Each week we collect stories related to U.S. immigration, and we provide a brief summary of each story in our weekly blog edition. Below you will find snapshots of stories that range from Trump’s administration to changes in U.S.…
  • May 25

    This Week in Canadian Immigration: May 26, 2017

    This Week in Canadian Immigration: May 26, 2017
    Each week we collect stories related to Canadian immigration, and we provide a brief summary of each story in our weekly blog edition. Below you will find snapshots of stories that range from the ongoing changes in Canadian immigration laws…
  • May 19

    This Week in U.S. Immigration News: May 19, 2017

    This Week in U.S. Immigration News: May 19, 2017
    Each week we collect stories related to U.S. immigration, and we provide a brief summary of each story in our weekly blog edition. Below you will find snapshots of stories that range from Trump’s administration to changes in U.S.…
Rank this Week: 243

KEYTLaw

KEYTLaw

Covers Arizona and federal laws.

http://www.keytlaw.com/blog
  • Apr 12

    Federal Law Prohibits Conspiracy to to Prevent a Person from Exercising Right

    Federal Law Prohibits Conspiracy to to Prevent a Person from Exercising Right
    We live in a era when more and more people want to prevent Americans from exercising their right of free speech, their right to exercise their religion and other constitutional rights.  Federal law, i.e., 18 United States Code Section…
  • Jan 27

    When Your Neighbor’s Drone Pays an Unwelcome Visit

    When Your Neighbor’s Drone Pays an Unwelcome Visit
    New York Times:  “I began reporting a column about drones and the altercations they are causing among neighbors. The way these spats usually go, one neighbor gets a new drone (often around Christmas) and begins flying it around the…
  • Jan 3

    Myth of a Cop Killing Epidemic

    Myth of a Cop Killing Epidemic
    New York Post:  “And each incident is breathlessly reported by a media determined to show that America remains deeply, irredeemably racist.  Problem is, it’s simply not true.  Last week, The Washington Post…
Rank this Week: 291

TN Visa Attorney Blog

TN Visa Attorney Blog

Covers TN visa and green cards for Canadian professionals. By Brian D. Zuccaro.

http://www.tnvisabulletin.com/nafta-tn-blog/
  • Dec 16

    TN Visa to Green Card Approval - Marriage to U.S. Citizen

    TN Visa to Green Card Approval - Marriage to U.S. Citizen
    Green CardCase Info.Case History / Issues:Applicant was a Canadian citizen, and held TN visa status. Applicant subsequently married a U.S. citizen.Strategy:Reviewed case to ensure no preconceived intent issues, or potential employment gap or…
  • Nov 6

    Concurrent TNs Under New I-94 Automation System

    Concurrent TNs Under New I-94 Automation System
    Under the government's new I-94 record keeping system, individuals who enter the U.S. under TN visa status no longer will receive a paper I-94 record. Instead, they will receive a stamp in their passport reflecting their TN status and…
  • Oct 14

    Doctor Faces Criminal Charges for TN Visa Fraud

    Doctor Faces Criminal Charges for TN Visa Fraud
    Unlike under the H-1B visa, Physicians working in the U.S. under TN visa status may only fill teaching or research positions. They cannot provide direct patient care. A Florida doctor is being charged criminally with visa…
Rank this Week: 355

Montag Law blog

Montag Law blog

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

http://www.montaglaw.com/blog
  • May 21

    An example of how a court deals with contrary precedents in making a decision.

    An example of how a court deals with contrary precedents in making a decision.
    It has been a while since I have blogged. My apologies. Between executive orders and all the other shenanigans (if high crimes and misdemeanors are shenanigans), I have been distracted. Having not been to a demonstration since I was 16 years…
  • Jan 29

    It sure is difficult to represent someone detained in San Diego.

    It sure is difficult to represent someone detained in San Diego.
    On Friday afternoon, President Donald J. Trump issued an executive order barring citizens of Iraq, Iran, Somalia, Syria, and Yemen, who are not also United States citizens, from entering the United States, initially for 90 days. People…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 448

US Immigration Law Blog

US Immigration Law Blog

Covers immigration news. By Ashwin Sharma.

http://ashwinsharma.com
  • May 3

    USCIS Completes Data Entry for FY2018 H-1B Cap Subject Petition

    USCIS Completes Data Entry for FY2018 H-1B Cap Subject Petition
    USCIS announced that it has completed data entry of all FY2018 H-1B cap-subject petitions selected in the computer-generated random process. USCIS will now begin returning all H-1B cap-subject petitions that were not selected.
  • Apr 18

    What’s in the new “Buy American, Hire American” Executive Order?

    What’s in the new “Buy American, Hire American” Executive Order?
    On April 18, 2017, President Trump signed a new Executive Order, “Buy American and Hire American.” In the “Hire American” portion of the order, Trump announced he was directing DOL, DOJ, DHS, and DOS to review the…
  • Apr 18

    AILA: Impact of “Hire American” Provisions in New Executive Order Remains to Be Seen

    AILA: Impact of “Hire American” Provisions in New Executive Order Remains to Be Seen
    WASHINGTON, DC – Today, President Trump signed his latest Executive Order “Buy American and Hire American.” The American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) observed that while today’s announcement reflects the…
Rank this Week: 538

Immigration and Employment Law…

Immigration and Employment Law Blog

By Coane & Associates.

http://immigrationandemploymentlaw.wordpress.com/
  • May 23

    This Week’s Visit to Twitter Headquarter

    This Week’s Visit to Twitter Headquarter
      I had the opportunity to visit the San Francisco headquarters of Twitter today, and got to meet the Twitter founder and CEO, Jack Dorsey. For those of you who know me well, I am a big fan of social media, so what a tremendous honor to…
  • May 16

    EB-1 Green Card for Individuals with Extraordinary Abilitie

    EB-1 Green Card for Individuals with Extraordinary Abilitie
    One of my favorite immigration topics is the EB-1 extraordinary worker green card. The great part of this is that it is a law which permits a foreign national to sponsor themselves for a green card. No American sponsor is necessary and no one…
  • May 2

    Alternatives for H-1B Visa Cap

    Alternatives for H-1B Visa Cap
    Within the first 5 days of April 2017 U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS) announced that it reached the annual 85,000 H-1B visa cap. Although, USCIS did not make the number of applications received public, the…
Rank this Week: 825

The Immigration Answer Man

The Immigration Answer Man

Covers US immigration law. By Ari Sauer.

http://immigrationanswerman.com/
Rank this Week: 645

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/
  • Jan 30

    Federal Stolen Motor Vehicle and Chop Shop Charge

    Federal Stolen Motor Vehicle and Chop Shop Charge
    Trafficking in certain motor vehicles or motor vehicle parts, or operating a chop shop, is a Federal offense under 18 U.S.C. § 2321 and 18 U.S.C. § 2322, respectively: 18 U.S.C. § 2321 provides as follows: (a) Whoever buys,…
  • Jan 29

    Who is a “Caretaker” of a Child According to Iowa DHS

    Who is a “Caretaker” of a Child According to Iowa DHS
    Under Iowa law, for a person to be accused of being a perpetrator of child abuse must be a person responsible for the care of a child. A person responsible for the care of a child is defined in Iowa Code 232.68 as follows: a. Parent,…
  • Jan 29

    Supreme Court Rules Juveniles Serving Life Sentences Have Right to Have Their Sentences Reviewed

    Supreme Court Rules Juveniles Serving Life Sentences Have Right to Have Their Sentences Reviewed
    Those convicted of crimes committed as a juvenile who are serving life sentences have the right to seek a review and reduction of those sentences, under a United States Supreme Court ruling that was issued on January 25, 2016. In Montgomery…
Rank this Week: 582

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: 700

Visa Lawyer Blog

Visa Lawyer Blog

Covers immigration law topics including all aspects of family and work visas. Published by Jacob Sapochnick.

http://www.visalawyerblog.com/
  • Jan 27

    Commuter Status: How Travels Into and Out of the U.S. Can Affect Maintaining Your Permanent Residence Statu

    Commuter Status: How Travels Into and Out of the U.S. Can Affect Maintaining Your Permanent Residence Statu
    By Andrew Desposito, Esq For many individuals, becoming a United States Permanent Resident and maintaining that status is a pretty simple thing. Simply living and working in the U.S. maintains the status because the purpose of being a…
  • Jan 23

    Nonprofit Clinic Offers ‘Bridges of Health’ to Philadelphia’s Illegal Immigrant

    Nonprofit Clinic Offers ‘Bridges of Health’ to Philadelphia’s Illegal Immigrant
    Like many other immigrants, Mery Martinez has no legal status in the United States, no health insurance and no money. Sadly, Ms. Martinez does have leukemia, and has been struggling to find treatment for the disease, first in New York...
  • Jan 20

    Immigration and Dr. Martin Luther King's Dream

    Immigration and Dr. Martin Luther King's Dream
    Today, we celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., a man whose dream of equality and human rights changed the course of history. His legacy will be remembered this week by people of all colors and...
Rank this Week: 710

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/
  • May 26

    DHS Extends TPS for Haiti, but Only for Six Month

    DHS Extends TPS for Haiti, but Only for Six Month
    The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has announced that it is extending Temporary Protected Status (TPS) designation for Haiti through January 22, 2018 – a much shorter period than the normal 18-month extension. This announcement…
  • May 24

    “Hire American, Buy American” Executive Order Not Likely to Change H-1B Landscape Significantly

    “Hire American, Buy American” Executive Order Not Likely to Change H-1B Landscape Significantly
    The Trump Administration’s April Executive Order, “Buy American, Hire American,” puts the H-1B visa program under increased scrutiny, but is not likely to have significant, if any, impact on the program for the foreseeable…
  • May 10

    June 2017 Visa Bulletin—Significant EB-1 Retrogression for China and India

    June 2017 Visa Bulletin—Significant EB-1 Retrogression for China and India
    The Visa Bulletin is released monthly by the Department of State and is used to determine when a sponsored foreign national can submit the final step of the green card process. The complete visa bulletin can be found here. Below is a summary…
Rank this Week: 1356

Global Immigration Blog

Global Immigration Blog

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

http://www.globalimmigrationblog.com
  • May 24

    Temporary Protected Status for Haitians Extended Six Month

    Temporary Protected Status for Haitians Extended Six Month
    The Temporary Protected Status (TPS) program for Haitians will be extended an additional six months, until January 22, 2018, Secretary of Homeland Security John F. Kelly has announced. While in TPS, individuals are protected from deportation…
  • May 22

    U.S. Considers NAFTA Renegotiation

    U.S. Considers NAFTA Renegotiation
    Those on TN “visas” and the employers who rely on them can breathe a sigh of relief— for now. While President Donald Trump has issued his recent notice to Congress of his intent to begin the process of renegotiating NAFTA,…
  • May 22

    Ninth Circuit Hears Challenge to Trump’s Travel Ban Again

    Ninth Circuit Hears Challenge to Trump’s Travel Ban Again
    President Donald Trump’s own statements and deference to the Executive regarding travel ban Executive Orders are again the focus of oral arguments before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. On May 15, 2017, in State of…
Rank this Week: 1090

Canadian Toronto Immigration…

Canadian Toronto Immigration Lawyer Blog

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

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

    Hearings at the Immigration Division – Admissibility and Detention Review

    Hearings at the Immigration Division – Admissibility and Detention Review
    Hearings at the Immigration Division – Admissibility Hearing and Detention Review Located at 385 Rexdale Boulevard, the Immigration Division of the Immigration Refugee Board not only decides on the liberty of those detained therein, but…
  • May 15

    Sponsoring Children for permanent residence in Canada when Custody is an Issue

    Sponsoring Children for permanent residence in Canada when Custody is an Issue
    The Challenge of Sponsoring Children for permanent residence in Canada (or Using Humanitarian and Compassionate arguments)  when Custody Is An Issue Sponsorship of children under the family class requires a parental relationship.…
  • May 1

    Canada Border Service Agency – Greater Toronto Enforcement Centre

    Canada Border Service Agency – Greater Toronto Enforcement Centre
    Canada Border Service Agency – The Greater Toronto Enforcement Centre (GTEC) A base of operations for the Canada Border Service Agency is The Greater Toronto Enforcement Centre (GTEC), located at 6900 Airport Road, Mississauga…
Rank this Week: 1077

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/
  • May 11

    Federal Judge Blocks Government Restriction on Legal Aid for Immigrant

    Federal Judge Blocks Government Restriction on Legal Aid for Immigrant
    U.S. District Judge Richard Jones of Seattle, Washington recently ruled to block a federal action prohibiting nonprofits from providing legal assistance to immigrants in detention and facing deportation. The decision would allow organizations…
  • May 8

    So-called Sanctuary City and County Countersue Texas, Declare New Law “Unconstitutional”

    So-called Sanctuary City and County Countersue Texas, Declare New Law “Unconstitutional”
    A border town and county are filing a countersuit against the State of Texas for what they allege is an unconstitutional and coercive new immigration law sanctioning “sanctuary cities” that refuse to comply with the federal…
  • May 4

    Trump Administration Eyes End of Temporary Protection Status for Haiti Quake Victim

    Trump Administration Eyes End of Temporary Protection Status for Haiti Quake Victim
    Immigration privileges granted to legal Haitian immigrants in the wake of the 2010 Haiti earthquake may be revoked within the next few months. Shortly after a devastating earthquake struck Haiti on January 12, 2010, the U.S. added the…
Rank this Week: 1616

The Startup Stream

The Startup Stream

By McAvoy & Murphy Law Firm. Covers estate planning, real estate, immigration, bankruptcy, and business.

https://thestartupstream.wordpress.com/
  • May 4

    Chapter 13 Bankruptcy- Voluntary Repayment Plan for Individuals with Regular Income

    Chapter 13 Bankruptcy- Voluntary Repayment Plan for Individuals with Regular Income
    [DISCLAIMER: This may be considered attorney advertising] When many people think about Bankruptcy, they are thinking about liquidation, also known as chapter 7 bankruptcy, and all the worries about exemptions that come with it. Many common…
  • Nov 17

    4 Tips for Finding an Attorney in Wisconsin

    4 Tips for Finding an Attorney in Wisconsin
    Finding an attorney in Wisconsin is easy. Finding the best attorney for your specific legal issue, however, can be quite difficult unless you know what to look for. If you follow these tips, you should have a better chance of finding your…
  • Nov 4

    Posner’s Reflections on Judging: A Discussion of Legal Style

    Posner’s Reflections on Judging: A Discussion of Legal Style
    While immersing myself  in Judge Posner’s Reflections on Judging, again I found myself interested in his discussion on the differences between the concepts of legal realism and legal formalism. In this reading, Judge Posner…
Rank this Week: 985

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: 1508

No Deportation

No Deportation

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

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

    YouTube Video of Our Office

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

    USCIS Expands Eligible Aliens for I-601A Provisional Waiver

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

    Jeremiah's Message at the Temple Gate

    Jeremiah's Message at the Temple Gate
    Jeremiah's Message at the Temple Gate Jeremiah 7:5-7(Jer. 7:5) "For if you truly amend your ways and your deeds, if you truly practice justice between a man and his neighbor,(Jer. 7-6) if you do not oppress the alien, the orphan, or the…
Rank this Week: 919

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/
  • Apr 27

    What’s the Fastest Way to Become a U.S. Citizen?

    What’s the Fastest Way to Become a U.S. Citizen?
    A question I’m often asked is:  “What’s the fastest way to become a U.S. citizen?” The traditional path to citizenship is anything but fast.  With one exception, all immigrants must first become lawful…
  • Apr 26

    Immigration Relief for Those Affected by Severe Earthquake

    Immigration Relief for Those Affected by Severe Earthquake
    USCIS has announced immigration relief measures that may help people affected by the recent natural disasters, such as the severe earthquakes in Japan, Burma and Ecuador. Types of relief that may be available are: • Change or extension…
  • Apr 26

    My Gift to You

    My Gift to You
    I understand how frustrating it can be when dealing with U.S. immigration issues.  I’ve been there, and I know exactly how you feel. But you are not alone.  I’m here to help. Together we will go over your unique…
Rank this Week: 880

Immigration & Deportation Law

Immigration & Deportation Law

Covers trends in immigration law with a focus on deportation litigation. By Isaul Verdin.

http://deportlaw.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 5

    Fifth Circuit Vacates Silva-Trevino

    Fifth Circuit Vacates Silva-Trevino
    Immigrant rights advocateshave reason to celebrate!  In a move long hoped for by immigration attorneys in Texas, Louisiana, and Mississippi, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit joined four other circuit courts in holding that…
  • Feb 3

    How to Handle an ICE Hold – A Guide for Detained Immigrant

    How to Handle an ICE Hold – A Guide for Detained Immigrant
    “ICE HOLD.”  If you are not a U.S. citizen, this is probably the scariest thing to see on your arrest paperwork.  However, with the right information, you can know the best way to handle an ICE hold following arrest for…
  • Feb 3

    How To Get A Green Card Through Your Family Member

    How To Get A Green Card Through Your Family Member
    You may be eligible to get a green card if you are an an immediate relative of a U.S. citizen.  An immediate relative of a U.S. citizen is any spouse, unmarried child under the age of 21, or parent of a U.S. citizen (provided…
Rank this Week: 1428

Immigration Law, Policy and…

Immigration Law, Policy and Procedure

Covers immigration law, policy, and procedure. By Federico B. Serrano.

http://www.serranoimmigration.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 30

    How a 2013 Government Shutdown Might Affect Your Immigration Case

    How a 2013 Government Shutdown Might Affect Your Immigration Case
    As happened only a couple of years ago, we are faced yet again in 2013 with the threat of a government shutdown. I am re-posting this article which was originally published in 2011 with some modifications. Because the U.S. federal government…
  • Jan 2

    Unlawful Presence I-601 Waiver: Advance Copy of USCIS Final Rule

    Unlawful Presence I-601 Waiver: Advance Copy of USCIS Final Rule
    The long awaited "Advance Copy of USCIS Final Rule to Support Family Unity During Waiver Process" was just released.  This final rule relating to the unlawful presence waiver is not effective yet, but at least we're…
  • Dec 23

    Commandment #6 of Applying for Naturalization: Thou Shall Go Back to Your Root

    Commandment #6 of Applying for Naturalization: Thou Shall Go Back to Your Root
    Not remembering important information can complicate an applicant's naturalization application.  This is especially true when dealing with issues of eligibility.  That's why having a copy of one's  "A file" has become increasingly…
Rank this Week: 957

Immigration Insight Law Blog

Immigration Insight Law Blog

Covers immigration law topics. By Chris Gafner.

http://www.gafnervisalaw.com
  • Sep 24

    Diversity Lottery 2015 – What and When is it?

    Diversity Lottery 2015 – What and When is it?
    The Diversity Immigrant Visa Program makes up to 55,000 diversity visas (DVs) available annually to randomly selected applicants from countries with low rates of immigration to the United States. A computer will randomly select applicants who…
  • Sep 10

    State Department FAQ on Same Sex Immigration Benefit

    State Department FAQ on Same Sex Immigration Benefit
    In June, the US Supreme Court determined that the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) was unconstitutional.   Within days, the USCIS and several other federal agencies indicated that it would begin treating same sex married couples the…
  • Sep 9

    Why Didn’t I Get My I-94 Card?

    Why Didn’t I Get My I-94 Card?
    “Veterans” of the U.S. immigration system know that when a non-immigrant enters the United States, their passport is stamped and they receive an I-94 card that is often stapled into their passport.  The I-94 card shows how…
Rank this Week: 1139

Olivie Law Blog

Olivie Law Blog

Covers immigration legal issues, general human rights, refugee rights and immigrant rights. By André Olivie.

http://olivielaw.wordpress.com
  • Jun 19

    Obama’s New Immigration Law

    Obama’s New Immigration Law
    Great News for some young undocumented immigrants. President Obama as implemented a new policy they are calling deferred action that will allow certain undocumented immigrants between the ages of 16 and 30 who have been in the country for…
  • Jun 19

    Obama’s New Immigration Law

    Obama’s New Immigration Law
    Great News for some young undocumented immigrants. President Obama as implemented a new policy they are calling deferred action that will allow certain undocumented immigrants between the ages of 16 and 30 who have been in the…
  • Apr 3

    New Website

    New Website
    The Law Office of Andre Olivie has a new website and blog. Please find it at to www.olivielaw.com Andre Olivie, Immigration Attorney
Rank this Week: 1138

Articles on Immigration -…

Articles on Immigration - International Child Advocacy - Human Rights

By Ama Appiah.

http://lawofficeofamanappiah.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 19

    Americans Abroad Giving Up Citizenship Because of Tax Requirement

    Americans Abroad Giving Up Citizenship Because of Tax Requirement
    According to the article below, more and more ex patriated Americans are giving up their citizenship because of the tax requirements imposed on them by U.S. tax laws.  Although the number giving up their citizenship is not astounding,…
  • Apr 19

    Americans Abroad Giving Up Citizenship Because of Tax Requirement

    Americans Abroad Giving Up Citizenship Because of Tax Requirement
    According to the article below, more and more ex patriated Americans are giving up their citizenship because of the tax requirements imposed on them by U.S. tax laws.  Although the number giving up their citizenship is not astounding, the…
  • Apr 18

    Human Rights Violations Continue in Bahrain

    Human Rights Violations Continue in Bahrain
    Despite previous reports of reform in Bahrain, the following article reports that human rights violations continue to occur against anti-government protestors and detainees.  Read the full story…
Rank this Week: 958

Transnational Law Blog

Transnational Law Blog

Covers laws which regulates actions or events that transcend national frontiers, including human rights, environmental law, immigration, intellectual property and space law. By Derek Deavenport, John Dermody, Travis Hodgkins and Christine Ngo.

http://transnationallawblog.typepad.com/transnational_law_blog/
  • Apr 7

    The Lure of China and Economic Activism

    The Lure of China and Economic Activism
    I wonder what do you think about Google’s decision to confront China’s censorship by pulling out of the country entirely despite a potential lost of profit for not doing its business with now the second largest economy in the word? A…
  • Apr 2

    March's Winners and Loser

    March's Winners and Loser
    We are moving further away from the double dips danger! Last month the US economy added 162,000 jobs- a strong showing of a potentially more sustained recovery for US economy. Payroll gains are largely boosted by private sectors and much less…
  • Nov 18

    Behind President Obama’s Warning of “Double Dip” Danger

    Behind President Obama’s Warning of “Double Dip” Danger
    Today, in an interview with Fox News in Beijing, President Obama warned that “the US economy could head into a ‘double-dip recession’ unless urgent steps were taken to rein back America’s mounting level of public debt,” reported the…
Rank this Week: 1554

U.S. Immigration News Updates

U.S. Immigration News Updates

By Carlos Candal.

http://immigration.lawyer-ct.com/
  • May 11

    Napolitano Reiterates Need For Comprehensive Immigration Reform

    Napolitano Reiterates Need For Comprehensive Immigration Reform
            Fri. May 7, 2009 :  Department of Homeland Security Secretary, Janet Napolitano, this week reiterated the need for comprehensive immigration reform that addresses all aspects of the immigration problem.
  • May 8

    Making the Case: 7 Reasons Why Congress Should Pass Comprehensive Immigration Reform this Year

    Making the Case: 7 Reasons Why Congress Should Pass Comprehensive Immigration Reform this Year
    Today in the Senate, Senator Schumer is holding an important hearing: "Comprehensive Immigration Reform in 2009, Can We Do it and How?" At NDN
  • May 1

    Obama Backs off Pledge of Swift Immigration Reform

    Obama Backs off Pledge of Swift Immigration Reform
    President Obama Wednesday backed off a campaign promise to make immigration reform a priority of his first term, saying work on the issue has begun but his agenda is already stretched. “We want to move this process,” Obama said in a…
Rank this Week: 1412

Migrations

Migrations

Covers immigration law. By Yvette Lopez-Cooper.

http://migrations.wordpress.com
  • Apr 16

    Examen Medico

    Examen Medico
    Todos queremos ser saludables y tener una vida larga. Parece que cada día estamos bombardeados por todos lados con mensajes de cómo mantenernos saludables. Los expertos recomiendan hacer ejercicio físico, comer una dieta baja en grasa, no…
  • Apr 16

    Examen Medico

    Examen Medico
    Todos queremos ser saludables y tener una vida larga. Parece que cada día estamos bombardeados por todos lados con mensajes de cómo mantenernos saludables. Los expertos recomiendan hacer ejercicio físico, comer una dieta…
  • Jan 31

    Ciudadania Americana

    Ciudadania Americana
    Ya estábamos contando nuestras bendiciones, como dicen, cuando muchas personas se estaban haciendo ciudadanos estadounidenses en menos de cuatro meses. Antes de julio del año pasado, el departamento de Ciudadanía y Servicio de Migratorios…
Rank this Week: 1072

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/
  • May 26

    Ramped up immigration enforcement: It’s happening

    Ramped up immigration enforcement: It’s happening
    Not too long ago, the immigration attorneys at Fong & Aquino opined that Immigration and Customs Enforcement would be seeking to arrest more people due to immigration violations. Folks, this is no longer a remote possibility.  It is…
  • May 19

    On my naturalization application, I forgot to mention that time I went 60 in a 55

    On my naturalization application, I forgot to mention that time I went 60 in a 55
    The immigration lawyers at Fong & Aquino LLP have handled many applications for naturalization for our clients in the Los Angeles area as well as the Coachella Valley area. I have always chuckled about Question # 22:  “Have you…
  • May 11

    Trump’s immigration plans (beyond the wall)

    Trump’s immigration plans (beyond the wall)
    Within his first 100 days in office, President Trump has signed more executive orders than his three most recent predecessors.  For immigrants, the executive order that should cause the highest level of concern was signed on January 25,…
Rank this Week: 4360

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: 2987

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: 4286

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/
  • May 26

    Regional Focus: United State

    Regional Focus: United State
    News:The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit issued its opinion in the case of IRAP v. Trump, which "affirm[s] in part a district court's nationwide preliminary injunction issued against the Trump administration's revised travel ban...…
  • May 26

    Thematic Focus: General

    Thematic Focus: General
    Event & opportunity:Twitter Chat: Are We Doing Enough for Refugees?, 14 June 2017 [info]Beyond Assistance: How to Support Refugees' Aspirations, London, 15 June 2017 [info]- Will also be livestreamed.Publications:Digital Archives of…
  • May 25

    Thematic Focus: Children

    Thematic Focus: Children
    Opportunity:Survey: The Children’s Society: Evidence Needed on The Impacts of LASPO on Separated and Unaccompanied Migrant Children’s Access to Justice [info]- The deadline is 28 May 2017.Publications:Asylum Applications from…
Rank this Week: 4431

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
  • May 26

    4th Circuit Keeps Muslim Ban Blocked - But This Isn't Over

    4th Circuit Keeps Muslim Ban Blocked - But This Isn't Over
    Get ready for a SCOTUS Showdown. The 4th Circuit opinion keeping the Muslim Ban blocked - with concurrences and dissents - is a stage for a final showdown before the Supreme Court. A full panel of 13 judges ruled, 10 in favor of…
  • May 22

    Latinos and Muslims: We're In The Same Fight

    Latinos and Muslims: We're In The Same Fight
    We have proudly served immigrants from over 115 countries and counting. But two of these groups have been very visibly targeted for years, and certainly under the current administration: Muslims and Latinos. As I wrote over a year ago when…
  • May 17

    Make Sure You're Not Accidentally Registered To Vote

    Make Sure You're Not Accidentally Registered To Vote
    Make sure you're not accidentally registered to vote if you're not a citizen.On May 11, 2017, President Trump signed an executive order to create a new Commission for Election Integrity. Vice-chaired by notorious anti-immigrant Kris Kobach…
Rank this Week: 5128

Cuba Law Blog

Cuba Law Blog

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

http://www.attorneycuba.com/
  • May 26

    Kempinski Opens Cuba’s First Luxury Hotel in Havana

    Kempinski Opens Cuba’s First Luxury Hotel in Havana
    Cuba’s first five-star luxury hotel opened in Havana on Monday. The Gran Hotel Manzana, which is part of the Swiss group Kempinski, is situated at the heart of Havana in front of the Grand Theater of Alicia Alonso and the gardens of…
  • May 24

    Cuba Won’t Receive USAID Funds in Proposed State Department Budget for 2018

    Cuba Won’t Receive USAID Funds in Proposed State Department Budget for 2018
    The new proposed State Department budget for Fiscal Year 2018, which was released on May 23, won’t be funding USAID programs in Cuba. “As we work to streamline efforts to ensure efficiency and effectiveness of U.S. taxpayer…
  • May 22

    Trump Sends “Warmest Wishes” to Cuban Americans on Cuban Independence Day

    Trump Sends “Warmest Wishes” to Cuban Americans on Cuban Independence Day
    President Donald Trump gave his “warmest wishes” to Cuban Americans on the 115th anniversary of the birth of the Cuban republic and promised to help Cubans on the island gain a government that respects democracy. His statement did…
Rank this Week: 2919

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/
  • May 26

    MVP LAW GROUP – Immigration Q&A Forum, Friday, May 26, 2017

    MVP LAW GROUP – Immigration Q&A Forum, Friday, May 26, 2017
    MVP Law Group, P.A. makes available the information and materials in this forum for informational purposes only. The information is general in nature and does not constitute legal advice or any contractual obligations. Further, the use of…
  • May 25

    BALCA Upholds Denial for Failure to Specify Location of NOF Posting

    BALCA Upholds Denial for Failure to Specify Location of NOF Posting
    The Board of Alien Labor Certification Appeals (BALCA) recently affirmed the decision of a Certifying Officer (CO) to deny labor certification for the position of “Travel Agent.” After receiving & reviewing an Employer’s…
  • May 24

    Updated Service Center Processing Times (3/31/17) *Using New Specific Date Format*

    Updated Service Center Processing Times (3/31/17) *Using New Specific Date Format*
    Processing Time reports for all of the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service (USCIS) Service Centers were released on 5/23/17 with processing dates as of 3/31/17. If you filed a petition with one of the Service Centers, please review the…
Rank this Week: 4469

Sarmiento Immigration Law Firm…

Sarmiento Immigration Law Firm Blog

Covers immigration law.

http://www.sarmientoimmigration.com/
Rank this Week: 3144

UpCounsel Blog

UpCounsel Blog

About making your business leaner, faster and smarter.

https://www.upcounsel.com/blog
  • May 25

    Incorporation and IP: What to Ask Your Attorney

    Incorporation and IP: What to Ask Your Attorney
    UpCounsel attorney James Smedley reveals seven essential questions that business owners should ask their legal counsel.
  • May 23

    How to Structure Your Startup’s Equity Split Arrangement

    How to Structure Your Startup’s Equity Split Arrangement
    Achieving the right equity split between founders and employees isn’t easy. Luckily, there are many resources at your disposal to help you navigate this tricky landscape.
  • May 18

    How Data Software Influences the Legal Industry

    How Data Software Influences the Legal Industry
    E-discovery has turned litigation on its head by speeding up investigations and giving lawyers more time to focus on their clients’ needs. Here are some of the most powerful tools.
Rank this Week: 1725

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/
  • May 25

    PERM Labor Certification Transfer of Employment | Changing Jobs During the PERM Proce

    PERM Labor Certification Transfer of Employment | Changing Jobs During the PERM Proce
    The first step along the road to a most employment-based green cards is to get a PERM Labor Certification. However, throughout the immigration process, other offers may arise that work better for your situation. This is why we often get…
  • May 18

    EB2 Green Card Cost | Filing Fees, Premium Processing

    EB2 Green Card Cost | Filing Fees, Premium Processing
    Getting an EB2 green card has several advantages in that most of the final action dates are current and applicants can self-petition if they can obtain a National Interest Waiver. But what about the EB2 green card cost? In this ……
  • May 16

    E-2 Visa to Green Card Option

    E-2 Visa to Green Card Option
    E-2 investor visa is an attractive option for foreign nationals to invest in and work for a business in the United States. While obtaining an E-2 investor visa does not directly grant applicants U.S. Permanent Residency (Green Card), there…
Rank this Week: 2863

Immigration Lawyers Blog

Immigration Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.immigrationlawyersblog.com/
  • May 24

    June 2017 Department of State Visa Bulletin

    June 2017 Department of State Visa Bulletin
    June 2017 Department of State Visa Bulletin The visa bulletin is out at this link: June 2017 Visa Bulletin For the Application Final Action Dates, employment-based categories are as follows: EB-1 remains current for all countries except China…
  • Apr 19

    May 2017 Department of State Visa Bulletin

    May 2017 Department of State Visa Bulletin
    The visa bulletin is out at this link: May 2017 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 India…
  • Apr 12

    DOJ Cautions Employers Seeking H-1B Employees Not to Discriminate Against U.S. Worker

    DOJ Cautions Employers Seeking H-1B Employees Not to Discriminate Against U.S. Worker
    The Justice Department cautioned employers filing H-1B petitions not to discriminate against U.S. workers. The warning came as the federal government began accepting employers’ H-1B visa petitions for the next fiscal year. The H-1B…
Rank this Week: 5044

Chicago Immigration Lawyer Blog

Chicago Immigration Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.chicagoimmigrationlawyer-blog.com/
  • May 24

    Venezuela Now Leads in U.S. Asylum Application Filing

    Venezuela Now Leads in U.S. Asylum Application Filing
    Venezuela is now the top U.S. Asylum Seeking nation since the crash of the Venezuela economy and the government’s widespread persecution and harassment of opponents of Nicolas Maduro.  Venezuela is in crisis, with its people…
  • May 5

    Married to a U.S. Citizen? You Might Be Able to Adjust to Legal Status without Leaving the Country

    Married to a U.S. Citizen? You Might Be Able to Adjust to Legal Status without Leaving the Country
    One way to Adjust Status to permanent residence status in the United States is by marriage to a U.S. Citizen.  Through adjustment of status, an undocumented person may achieve permanent residence status without returning to his/her…
  • Apr 24

    Immigrants – Know Your Rights if Department of Homeland Security / ICE Comes to Your Home

    Immigrants – Know Your Rights if Department of Homeland Security / ICE Comes to Your Home
    If you are undocumented and approached by Law Enforcement, the Department of Homeland Security, ICE or other Immigration Officials – you do have certain rights.  If encountered at home, you do not have to open the door unless the…
Rank this Week: 3302

Altro & Associates Blog

Altro & Associates Blog

Covers Canadian immigration news and laws.

http://www.altrolevy.com/category/all/
  • May 24

    EB-5 Alternatives: E and L Visa

    EB-5 Alternatives: E and L Visa
    Options for living and working in the U.S. without the $500-$1M sticker price. The post EB-5 Alternatives: E and L Visas appeared first on Altro Levy LLP.
  • May 16

    The Importance of Multi-Jurisdictional Powers of Attorney

    The Importance of Multi-Jurisdictional Powers of Attorney
    This blog discussed the importance of understanding multi-jurisdictional powers of attorney for Canadians who travel between Canada and the US. The post The Importance of Multi-Jurisdictional Powers of Attorney appeared first on Altro Levy…
  • May 11

    Americans in Canada: Taxation of Principal Residence at Death

    Americans in Canada: Taxation of Principal Residence at Death
    I’m an American living in Canada: how will my principal residence be taxed when I die? The post Americans in Canada: Taxation of Principal Residence at Death appeared first on Altro Levy LLP.
Rank this Week: 4734

EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program

EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program

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

http://eb5greencard.blogspot.com/
  • May 23

    USCIS releases EB-5 visa case processing times report

    USCIS releases EB-5 visa case processing times report
    Dated March 31, 2017, USCIS released processing times for EB-5 visa related petitions today (May 23). The news is bleak and reflects slower processing even as the agency hires new employees and trains them. The Immigrant Investor Program…
  • Apr 12

    Chicago Convention Center scammer sentenced to 3 years in prison

    Chicago Convention Center scammer sentenced to 3 years in prison
    Seehttp://tinyurl.com/k9p26e3
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 4785

ImmigRantings

ImmigRantings

Comments on immigration law. By Slowik & Robinson LLC.

http://www.immigrantings.com/
  • May 23

    Immigration-Related Arrests are on the Rise and the Republicans are Crafting a New Bill

    Immigration-Related Arrests are on the Rise and the Republicans are Crafting a New Bill
    Even in the absence of any newly signed executive orders, immigration topics continue to dominate the news cycle.  This week, Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), the agency tasked with enforcing the nation’s immigration…
  • May 10

    Alternatives to the H-1B Visa for Workers and Companie

    Alternatives to the H-1B Visa for Workers and Companie
    At around this time of the year, there is a split among foreign nationals and U.S. companies. Approximately one-third of them are celebrating the fact that their H-1B petitions were selected in the lottery, and the remaining two-thirds are…
  • Mar 27

    The H-1B Lottery Starts Next Week – Are You Ready?

    The H-1B Lottery Starts Next Week – Are You Ready?
    Next week, USCIS will begin to accept cap-subject H-1B petitions for the 2018 fiscal year.  Many immigration law firms, U.S. businesses, and foreign nationals have been preparing their petitions for several weeks in anticipation of the…
Rank this Week: 2345

PanCanadian Immigration Law Group

PanCanadian Immigration Law Group

Covers the process of immigrating to Canada.

http://immigrationcanada.pro/blog/
  • May 23

    How to Apply for Canadian Citizenship

    How to Apply for Canadian Citizenship
    Requirements to Become a Canadian Citizen To become a citizen of Canada, there are eligibility criteria that must be met in order to qualify. The requirements to become a Canadian citizen are set by Immigration, Refugees and…
  • May 16

    How To Apply for a Canadian Work Visa

    How To Apply for a Canadian Work Visa
    How Do I Apply For a Canada Work Permit? To apply for a work permit before coming to Canada you will need to go to the visa office in your country. You can apply from within the country but only if you meet specific guidelines. You…
  • May 13

    Canada Immigrant Dependent Age Increases from 19 to 21

    Canada Immigrant Dependent Age Increases from 19 to 21
    Effective October 24, 2017, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) will increase the immigrant dependent age from 19 to 21. The age increase will provide significant benefits: immigrant dependents will be able to…
Rank this Week: 3742