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Border Immigration Lawyer Blog

Border Immigration Lawyer Blog

Covers US immigraiton issues, focusing on those that typically arise at a US land border point-of-entry relating to admissibility. By Sarah E. Murphy.

http://www.borderimmigrationlawyer.com/
  • Feb 25

    CBP Announces Enhancements to ESTA

    CBP Announces Enhancements to ESTA
    On February 23, 2016, CBP announced additional enhancements to the Electronic System for Travel Authorization ("ESTA"), as part of the continued implementation of the Visa Waiver Program Improvement and Terrorist Travel Prevention Act of…
  • Feb 4

    New Immigration Judges Appointed

    New Immigration Judges Appointed
    On February 1, 2016, the Executive Office for Immigration Review ("EOIR") swore in nine (9) Immigration Judges, including a new IJ for the Buffalo Immigration Court. Read Article    
  • Jan 27

    Proposed border security bill could require biometric inspection of everyone leaving the U.S.

    Proposed border security bill could require biometric inspection of everyone leaving the U.S.
    Read Article: GOP border bill stirs fears of bridge backup
Rank this Week: 33

ImmigrationProf Blog

ImmigrationProf Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/immigration/
Rank this Week: 282

Law Office of Michael West P.C.…

Law Office of Michael West P.C. Blog

Covers Georgia law.

http://lawofficeofmichaelwest.com/blog/
  • Aug 17

    Your Rights as a Passenger Injured in a Georgia Auto Wreck

    Your Rights as a Passenger Injured in a Georgia Auto Wreck
    Passengers are often victims of car or truck accidents in Georgia. Usually, passengers have no control over a wreck that left them injured so may have rights to file a claim against a number of parties. The fact a passenger is unlikely to be…
  • Aug 14

    Why Traffic Deaths Are Rising Across the United State

    Why Traffic Deaths Are Rising Across the United State
    Cars are safer than they used to be and have additional features like electronic stability features and airbags while millions of dollars have been spent on driver education. However, traffic deaths are rising notwithstanding these…
  • Aug 11

    Trucking Industry Defeats New Rules to Keep Tired Truck Drivers off the Road

    Trucking Industry Defeats New Rules to Keep Tired Truck Drivers off the Road
    Tired truck drivers cause some terrible crashes on the roads of Georgia. However, fewer people are aware that regulations intended to improve the problem were defeated last year. The scuppering of new rules to keep tired truckers off the road…
Rank this Week: 207

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/
  • Aug 17

    The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) updated FY2017 Statistics (Third Quarter)

    The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) updated FY2017 Statistics (Third Quarter)
    The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL), Office of Foreign Labor Certification (OFLC) has provided FY2017 statistics (third quarter) in the form of program factsheets for each of the major immigration programs. These updated FY2017 statistics…
  • Aug 16

    Updated Service Center Processing Times (6/30/17)

    Updated Service Center Processing Times (6/30/17)
    Processing Time reports for all of the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service (USCIS) Service Centers were released on 8/10/17 with processing dates as of 6/30/17. If you filed a petition with one of the Service Centers, please review the…
  • Aug 15

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

    Economic Power of New Americans (Update) – North Dakota, Ohio & Oklahoma
    The Immigration Policy Center (IPC) has released all fifty states, the District of Columbia and the United States (Overall), for a total of fifty-two updated fact sheets with accompanying info graphics and other details. These fact sheets…
Rank this Week: 283

Boston Immigration and Nationality…

Boston Immigration and Nationality Blog

Covers immigration law topics in English and Portuguese. By Joshua Paulin.

http://bostonimmigrationblog.com
Rank this Week: 264

UpCounsel Blog

UpCounsel Blog

About making your business leaner, faster and smarter.

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

    4 Steps to Follow for Dispute Resolution in China

    4 Steps to Follow for Dispute Resolution in China
    Any company doing business with Chinese entities should know how disputes are handled in China. Read on for practical tips from UpCounsel Attorney Lois Li.
  • Aug 15

    The ABCs of Manufacturing Agreement

    The ABCs of Manufacturing Agreement
    Top UpCounsel attorney Fiona Kaufman explains which terms in a manufacturing agreement deserve your close attention when negotiating and drafting these complex documents.
  • Aug 10

    USPTO Rolls Out Changes to Trademark Registration Proce

    USPTO Rolls Out Changes to Trademark Registration Proce
    Top UpCounsel intellectual property attorney Radiance Harris explains what recent USPTO changes mean for individuals and businesses hoping to file trademarks.
Rank this Week: 1464

Immigration Attorney Blog

Immigration Attorney Blog

By Brian D. Lerner.

http://brian-d-lerner-blog.com/
  • Aug 17

    Want an E-2? Here are some issues? Want an E-2 Visa? Look at these issues.

    Want an E-2? Here are some issues? Want an E-2 Visa? Look at these issues.
    Question: I want to open up my own company. Can you you let me know some specifics. For example, I have a friend from Iran. Can he get an E1 or E2? As for E-2’s, Iranians can apply for E-2’s anywhere. Question: Are there any…
  • Aug 17

    California Crops Rot as Immigration Crackdown Creates Farmworker Shortage

    California Crops Rot as Immigration Crackdown Creates Farmworker Shortage
    Fortune reports that a shortage of migrant workers is resulting in lost crops in California, triggering losses of more than $13 million in two California counties alone. Farmers say they’re having trouble hiring enough people to…
  • Aug 17

    Court Upholds $305K Penalty Against Employer Who Violated INA §274A

    Court Upholds $305K Penalty Against Employer Who Violated INA §274A
    Where the ALJ had found the employer petitioner liable for 504 violations of INA §274A, which requires employers to verify that their employees are legally authorized to work in the United States, and had assessed a total penalty of…
Rank this Week: 2821

Chicago Immigration Lawyer Blog

Chicago Immigration Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.chicagoimmigrationlawyer-blog.com/
  • Aug 17

    Trump Administration Increases the Number of Unskilled Labor Visa

    Trump Administration Increases the Number of Unskilled Labor Visa
    Amid all of Trumps bluster about Nationalism, building a wall at the Mexican border, and protecting American jobs, the Trump Administration has quietly and quickly raised the number of temporary unskilled labor visas to allow more Mexican…
  • Aug 10

    Where Does the DACA Program Stand?

    Where Does the DACA Program Stand?
    Many people are concerned about the future of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (aka DACA) program.  Despite White House assurances in the beginning of the administration that DACA would be safe, the Trump Administration now…
  • Aug 3

    Trump Supports Proposed Law to Cut Family Immigration in Half

    Trump Supports Proposed Law to Cut Family Immigration in Half
    Congress is working on sweeping changes to our immigration system that will reduce large numbers of immigrants who receive their lawful status through Legal Permanent Residents or United State Citizens.  The bill, Reforming American…
Rank this Week: 2820

Peek and Toland Blog

Peek and Toland Blog

Covers immigration policies and criminal defense law in Austin, Texas.

http://www.peekandtoland.com/blog
  • Aug 17

    Texas Exonerations Are Again the Highest in the Nation

    Texas Exonerations Are Again the Highest in the Nation
    Texas exonerations were again the highest in the nation last year. In many cases, defendants were convicted of a crime that didn’t happen. A report issued earlier this year found the number of people exonerated in the United States…
  • Aug 16

    R Visas for Religious Worker

    R Visas for Religious Worker
    Many people are unaware that religious workers can qualify for short-term R visas to work in the United States. According to U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), an R-1 visa holder is a foreign national who arrives in the…
  • Aug 15

    Sanctuary Jurisdictions Continue to Deny ICE Detainer Request

    Sanctuary Jurisdictions Continue to Deny ICE Detainer Request
    The federal government is continuing to crack down on sanctuary jurisdictions in the United States. At the same time, these cities are pushing back by denying ICE detainer requests. Detainer requests are made by Immigration and Customs…
Rank this Week: 3426

Cuba Law Blog

Cuba Law Blog

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

http://www.attorneycuba.com/
  • Aug 16

    Private Enterprise in Cuba – Two Stories and Why They Matter

    Private Enterprise in Cuba – Two Stories and Why They Matter
    Professionals in Cuba are in limbo – the Castro government is still deciding how much to loosen its firm grip on private enterprise. The private sector has seen tremendous growth over the past decade, with private employment rising…
  • Aug 15

    Havana Spotlight: Cuban Cocktails and Where to Find Them

    Havana Spotlight: Cuban Cocktails and Where to Find Them
    The best way to end a hot day in sunny Havana, whether you’re there for business or pleasure, is with a cold drink (or two). But contrary to the craft beer craze here in the States, in Cuba it’s more about where you drink as…
  • Aug 11

    “Acoustic Attack” Suspected as US Diplomats Suffer Hearing Loss in Havana

    “Acoustic Attack” Suspected as US Diplomats Suffer Hearing Loss in Havana
    In the continuation of a truly bizarre and unfortunate trend, two US diplomats in Havana recently lost their hearing due to covert devices that perform “acoustic attacks”; that is, devices that play frequencies out of the range of…
Rank this Week: 1649

Sarmiento Immigration Law Firm…

Sarmiento Immigration Law Firm Blog

Covers immigration law.

http://www.sarmientoimmigration.com/
Rank this Week: 2767

Global Immigration Blog

Global Immigration Blog

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

http://www.globalimmigrationblog.com
  • Aug 16

    Insights: Expediting H-1B Petition

    Insights: Expediting H-1B Petition
    While unusual, the government has suspended expedited or premium processing for H-1B cases from time to time. In years past, in response to the filing of Cap cases, the start of the 15-day adjudication clock was delayed. There also have been…
  • Aug 15

    Changes in FAM May Make it More Difficult for Students with Pending H-1B Cases to Travel

    Changes in FAM May Make it More Difficult for Students with Pending H-1B Cases to Travel
    The Department of State has revised its guidance for Consular Officers on the issuance of student visas, emphasizing that the officer must be “satisfied that applicant intends to depart [the U.S.] upon completion of the approved…
  • Aug 11

    New Operational Directives Reflect ‘Buy American, Hire American’ Executive Order

    New Operational Directives Reflect ‘Buy American, Hire American’ Executive Order
    Following the “Buy American, Hire American” Executive Order, issued in April, the Attorney General and the Secretaries of State, Labor, and Homeland Security have made operational changes that emphasize targeted investigations and…
Rank this Week: 3244

Immigration View

Immigration View

By Fox Rothschild LLP.

https://immigrationview.foxrothschild.com/
Rank this Week: 1703

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/
Rank this Week: 3113

Altro & Associates Blog

Altro & Associates Blog

Covers Canadian immigration news and laws.

http://www.altrolevy.com/category/all/
  • Aug 16

    “RAISE”-ING the Bar

    “RAISE”-ING the Bar
    With the recently proposed changes to the U.S. immigration system, will the future of immigration to the U.S. be an impossibility given the RAISE Act? The post “RAISE”-ING the Bar appeared first on Altro Levy LLP.
  • Aug 14

    Understanding the U.S. Immigration System – Part 2

    Understanding the U.S. Immigration System – Part 2
    Learn about the family-based US immigration system as it pertains to & defines Immediate Relatives to see if it may be an immigration path for you to the US. The post Understanding the U.S. Immigration System – Part 2 appeared first…
  • Jul 28

    Timing is Key with FIRPTA Withholding Certificate Application

    Timing is Key with FIRPTA Withholding Certificate Application
    When submitting an 8288-B Withholding Certificate Application under the FIRPTA rules, timing is everything. The post Timing is Key with FIRPTA Withholding Certificate Application appeared first on Altro Levy LLP.
Rank this Week: 4338

Rabinowitz & Rabinowitz, P.C. Blog

Rabinowitz & Rabinowitz, P.C. Blog

Covers immigration law.

http://www.rabinowitzrabinowitz.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 1678

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/
  • Aug 16

    EB-1A vs EB-1B | Advantages, Requirements, Priority Date

    EB-1A vs EB-1B | Advantages, Requirements, Priority Date
    As the most prestigious levels of the employment-based green cards, the EB-1A and EB-1B immigrant visas share many advantages. However, they do differ in some key areas. Find out which green card is the right fit for your situation through…
  • Aug 11

    September 2017 Visa Bulletin | Report, Prediction & Analysi

    September 2017 Visa Bulletin | Report, Prediction & Analysi
    September is the final month before the end of the fiscal year. With that comes a new start for visas across the board. Hundreds of thousands of people have petitioned for green cards and are waiting for their priority dates … Continue…
  • Jul 27

    EB-1C Denial: Top 6 reasons for Rejection | SGM Law Group

    EB-1C Denial: Top 6 reasons for Rejection | SGM Law Group
    Every aspect of immigration law is fraught with complications. Sometimes, despite doing everything the right way, you can still get a denial. When it comes to a green card as distinguished as the EB-1C, a denial can be devastating. In…
Rank this Week: 1472

Visa Lawyer Blog

Visa Lawyer Blog

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

https://www.visalawyerblog.com/
  • Aug 15

    California files lawsuit over Trump’s Sanctuary City EO

    California files lawsuit over Trump’s Sanctuary City EO
    On Monday August 14, 2017, the state of California filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Justice dragging the state into yet another contentious legal battle against the Trump administration. The lawsuit challenges an executive order…
  • Aug 11

    The Potential Impact of the RAISE Act on the country’s economy

    The Potential Impact of the RAISE Act on the country’s economy
    On Thursday, August 10, 2017, the prestigious Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania released a report which discusses the effect that the RAISE Act would have on the country’s economy. The RAISE Act is a Senate bill that was…
  • Aug 8

    Answering Your Frequently Asked Question

    Answering Your Frequently Asked Question
    You have questions, we have your answers. Here are answers to 6 of your Frequently Asked Questions. In this blog, we are answering 6 of your frequently asked questions in detail. Please remember that every case and every story is different…
Rank this Week: 1275

Underdog Blog

Underdog Blog

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

http://katzjustice.com/blog/
  • Aug 14

    Decrying the racism & deadly violence in Charlottesville – Supporting the 1st & 5th Amendment

    Decrying the racism & deadly violence in Charlottesville – Supporting the 1st & 5th Amendment
    So much has been posted about the racism and deadly violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, this past weekend that I have little to add except for the following: I send prayers to Heather Heyer, her family, and everyone else who was…
  • Aug 12

    Search warrants are the police tool for finding contraband in home

    Search warrants are the police tool for finding contraband in home
    One may consider his or her house to be her castle, but police often use search warrants and alleged exigent circumstances to disturb our privacy and serenity in that castle. One such approach is for police to get an excuse to enter a home…
  • Aug 11

    Negotiating criminal cases can be like a game of chicken

    Negotiating criminal cases can be like a game of chicken
    Negotiating criminal cases can be like a game of chicken. Variations of the game of chicken include riding one's bicycle towards the opponent, to see if the bike rider or pedestrian will move out of the way first. Another variation is…
Rank this Week: 720

Immigration Lawyer Blog

Immigration Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.immigrationlawyerblog.com/
  • Aug 14

    Attorney Jacob Sapochnick checks in and answers your immigration questions on Facebook

    Attorney Jacob Sapochnick checks in and answers your immigration questions on Facebook
    In this video, attorney Jacob Sapochnick checks in and answers your immigration questions from Bora Bora, French Polynesia. Live from Bora Bora , French Polynesia ask your questions about immigration and set up your consultation with…
  • Aug 7

    Our Clients Speak

    Our Clients Speak
    In this video, our clients speak about their unique experience with the Law Offices of Jacob J. Sapochnick. Our law office specializes exclusively in immigration and nationality law. We work with a broad range of clientele including…
  • Jul 31

    Can you leave the USA while your application is pending with USCIS?

    Can you leave the USA while your application is pending with USCIS?
    In this episode, attorney Jacob J. Sapochnick Esq. answers one of our most frequently asked questions: can you leave the country while your application is pending with CIS? Keep watching to learn more. This is one of the most common and most…
Rank this Week: 4696

Nation of Immigrators

Nation of Immigrators

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

http://www.nationofimmigrators.com
Rank this Week: 3672

PanCanadian Immigration Law Group

PanCanadian Immigration Law Group

Covers the process of immigrating to Canada.

http://immigrationcanada.pro/blog/
  • Aug 12

    How the US RAISE Act Impacts Canada

    How the US RAISE Act Impacts Canada
      President Trump proposed changes to cut US immigration on August 2, introducing The Reforming American Immigration for Strong Employment (RAISE) Act. Immigration reform was a key platform in Trump’s 2016 presidential…
  • Aug 5

    Canada Start-up Visa Program Becomes Permanent in 2018

    Canada Start-up Visa Program Becomes Permanent in 2018
    Ahmed Hussen, the Federal Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada, announced Canada’s Start-up visa program will become permanent in 2018 after completing a 5 year pilot program. Calgary immigration lawyer…
  • Jul 30

    Homeland Security Implements Enhanced Security Screening on Flights to US

    Homeland Security Implements Enhanced Security Screening on Flights to US
    Travelers flying to the US will need to allocate extra time for airport security screening, effective July 19. Canadian airlines Air Canada and WestJet have issued alerts to their customers advising them of the new security regulations, and…
Rank this Week: 3170

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/
  • Aug 11

    Am I going to be deported because my green card has expired?

    Am I going to be deported because my green card has expired?
    Many people call the Coachella Valley immigration lawyers at Fong & Aquino LLP in a panic because their green cards are about to expire and they are concerned that the card’s expiration will subject them to deportation by the Trump…
  • Jul 20

    Missed connections at the Immigration CLE cla

    Missed connections at the Immigration CLE cla
    Just recently, at the immigration panel sponsored by the Philippine American Bar Association and the Southwestern Law School Asian Pacific American Law Student Association. YOU:  Audience member listening with rapt attention to the four…
  • Jul 14

    The interplay of US immigration policies and the race to save Baby Charlie

    The interplay of US immigration policies and the race to save Baby Charlie
    On July 11, 2017, two members of Congress — Brad Wenstrup and Trent Franks — introduced a private bill to grant lawful permanent resident status to Charlie Gard and his parents.   The purpose is to allow the family to…
Rank this Week: 3823

Canadian Toronto Immigration…

Canadian Toronto Immigration Lawyer Blog

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

http://chaudharylaw.com/blog
  • Aug 10

    How to Apply for a Study permit for Canada – the logic of a study permit from outside of Canada

    How to Apply for a Study permit for Canada – the logic of a study permit from outside of Canada
    How to Apply for a Study permit for Canada – the logic of a study permit from outside of Canada This article will briefly review what is required to apply for a study permit from outside of Canada. We remind the reader that this does…
  • Jul 31

    I have a visitor Status in Canada can I apply for a work permit in Canada?

    I have a visitor Status in Canada can I apply for a work permit in Canada?
    I have a visitor Status in Canada can I apply for a work permit in Canada? A lot of people contact us and ask us if they can apply for a work permit with their visitor visa or their visitor record. The answer is not as straight forward seeing…
  • Jul 26

    Loss of Canadian Permanent Resident Statu

    Loss of Canadian Permanent Resident Statu
    Loss of Canadian Permanent Resident Status Permanent Residence is technically not “permanent” in the sense that a person may lose their status if they don’t comply to some requirements. Section 2 (1) of the Immigration…
Rank this Week: 4834

Musings on Immigration

Musings on Immigration

By Kuck Immigration Partners.

http://musingsonimmigration.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 10

    70% of People Detained in Recent ICE Raids Were "Non-Targets"

    70% of People Detained in Recent ICE Raids Were "Non-Targets"
    At the end of July, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement arrested 650 people during a four-day operation that targeted individuals who crossed the U.S.-Mexico border as unaccompanied alien children (UACs) and family units.According to a…
  • Jul 21

    Supreme Court Says Travel Ban Will Not Affect Grandparents and Other Relative

    Supreme Court Says Travel Ban Will Not Affect Grandparents and Other Relative
    In June, the U.S. Supreme Court allowed certain parts of President Trump’s travel ban to proceed. The ban affects six Muslim-majority countries: Sudan, Somalia, Libya, Yemen, Syria, and Iran.The executive order originally banned all…
  • Jul 21

    ICE ahora está persiguiendo a los…

    ICE ahora está persiguiendo a los padres que pagaron para contrabandear a sus hijos a los Estados UnidosEl Servicio de Inmigración y Control de Aduanas de los Estados Unidos (ICE, por sus siglas en inglés) anunció…
Rank this Week: 1731

The Immigration Answer Man

The Immigration Answer Man

Covers US immigration law. By Ari Sauer.

http://immigrationanswerman.com/
Rank this Week: 3301

Law Blog

Law Blog

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

http://hanoverlawpc.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 9

    Analyzing Prior Removal Orders -- or are they? (immigration law)

    Analyzing Prior Removal Orders -- or are they? (immigration law)
    by LALO ALCARAZ on JULY 3, 2014 in CARTOONS, EL NOW. See: http://www.pocho.com/la-cucaracha-you-must-be-this-tall-toon/A fellow practitioner asked a question regarding deportation and future relief. I thought the topic was worth discussing…
  • Jul 26

    FLSA an WAGE/HOUR laws -- what if the check got lost?

    FLSA an WAGE/HOUR laws -- what if the check got lost?
    From https://timewellspent.kronos.com/2016/10/31/flsa-compliance/ This is a common question for small businesses. I recently commented on a nation law board concerning this, and I think the question/answer is worth sharing. QUESTION: I have…
  • Jul 8

    How to attack an ICE detainer -- a discussion

    How to attack an ICE detainer -- a discussion
    ICE Attorneys contemplating detainer law...or lack of it.From a recent question by a fellow practioner -- worth sharing! FACTSClient given a 30 sentence in county jail with a 5 consecutive days at beginning and 13 weekends thereafter as per…
Rank this Week: 2227

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: 1503

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
  • Aug 9

    Why Trump’s Proposed Cuts to Immigration May Fall Flat

    Why Trump’s Proposed Cuts to Immigration May Fall Flat
    A great deal of debate has arisen over the proposed RAISE Act and “tougher visa vetting”, and whether it would be helpful or harmful to America overall. The consensus seems to indicate the latter. Economic Consequences Senators…
  • Aug 9

    Old Olympic Stadium Turned into Refugee Welcome Center

    Old Olympic Stadium Turned into Refugee Welcome Center
    Canada has seen a significant increase of asylum seekers crossing the border from the United States seeking a new life in Canada. Local authorities in Quebec, Canada have repurposed Montreal’s old, unused, Olympic Stadium into a new…
  • Aug 4

    Breaking US Immigration News: August 7, 2017

    Breaking US Immigration News: August 7, 2017
      Stories from the Border On Wednesday, August 2nd, the US President Trump announced to legislation that he plans on cutting legal immigration into the United States in half. He plans on doing this by implementing a very strict…
Rank this Week: 4115

ImmigRantings

ImmigRantings

Comments on immigration law. By Slowik & Robinson LLC.

http://www.immigrantings.com/
  • Aug 8

    Republicans Introduce Bill to Slash Legal Immigration

    Republicans Introduce Bill to Slash Legal Immigration
    Last week, Republican lawmakers Tom Cotton (Arkansas) and David Perdue (Georgia) joined the President for a press conference as they unveiled the updated version of their bill, Reforming American Immigration for Strong Employment Act.…
  • Jun 9

    White House Institutes New “Visa Vetting Form” – Form DS-5535

    White House Institutes New “Visa Vetting Form” – Form DS-5535
    In true presidential fashion, President Trump tweeted over the weekend that his administration will begin to conduct “extreme vetting” of visa applicants under the pretense of improving national security.  This vetting…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 2160

Forced Migration Current Awareness…

Forced Migration Current Awareness Blog

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

http://fm-cab.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 8

    Admin: Summer Break

    Admin: Summer Break
    This blog will be quiet for a little while!
  • Aug 8

    Regional Focus: MENA, incl. Syria

    Regional Focus: MENA, incl. Syria
    Fire Risk Reduction Assessment of Vulnerable Displaced Syrian Populations and Host Community in Lebanon (Save the Children, July 2017) [text via ReliefWeb]Fitting Aid to Context: Community Experiences of Aid Delivery in Northern Syria…
  • Aug 7

    Regional Focus: America

    Regional Focus: America
    Dangerous Territory: Mexico Still Not Safe for Refugees (Human Rights First, July 2017) [text]"El Salvadoran Asylum Seeker Takes Canada to Court over Refugee Law," Reuters, 6 July 2017 [text]"A Flawed Asylum System in Mexico, Strained Further…
Rank this Week: 1016

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/
  • Aug 8

    Systems Analyst TN Visa Approval After 2 Denials for Lack of Computer Degree

    Systems Analyst TN Visa Approval After 2 Denials for Lack of Computer Degree
    TN VisaCase Info.Background:The applicant, a citizen of Canada, had been approved for TN visa status under the Computer Systems Analyst category for several years. When he recently applied for a new TN to change employers, a USCBP officer…
  • Jun 1

    DOS Will No Longer Annotate TN Visa Stamps for Work Period

    DOS Will No Longer Annotate TN Visa Stamps for Work Period
    Despite past assurances as recently as Oct. 2016, the U.S. Department of State (DOS) has now stated that it will no longer annotate TN visa stamps to reflect the dates of employment requested by a TN visa petitioner. (TN visa stamps are…
  • May 30

    RNs & Others: Remember to Keep Visa Screen Valid

    RNs & Others: Remember to Keep Visa Screen Valid
    Individuals working in the U.S. under TN visa status as Registered Nurses and in other healthcare occupations require a healthcare worker certificate (visa screen). Not only is the visa screen required for initial TN visa applications,…
Rank this Week: 900

Immigration Wage & Hour Law Blog

Immigration Wage & Hour Law Blog

By Ken C. Gauvey.

http://www.gauveylaw.com/legal-blog/
  • Aug 7

    The Case for Using Actual Photographers in Your Entertainment Marketing

    The Case for Using Actual Photographers in Your Entertainment Marketing
    As many hospitality industry owners know, a new breed of lawsuit is targeting the entertainment industries such as restaurants and gentlemen’s clubs. Recently, those establishments that use images from unknown sources for marketing…
  • May 22

    Restaurants and Defending FLSA Claims in Maryland

    Restaurants and Defending FLSA Claims in Maryland
    Restaurants have become the newest targets for wage and hour attorneys. Restaurants are particularly susceptible to wage claims for a variety of reasons. Actions that increase risks to restaurant owners include paying employees cash without…
  • Mar 6

    How Do I Pick What Type of Business to Start?

    How Do I Pick What Type of Business to Start?
    When starting a business, one of the most important decisions to make is what kind of business to run.  Obviously, choosing the product or service you provide is important, but so is the form your business will take. The type of business…
Rank this Week: 1916

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/
  • Aug 4

    DACA and Advanced Parole

    DACA and Advanced Parole
    Maria knew someday she would receive this phone call.  Like all bad news, you never think today will be the day.  But, today was Maria’s day. Her dad is terminally ill with cancer and today’s phone call…
  • Jul 28

    Vehicle and Traffic Law 1174 Failed to Stop for a School Bu

    Vehicle and Traffic Law 1174 Failed to Stop for a School Bu
    Antonio always left too late for work.  His job was exactly 12 minutes away on a good day. He knew this because he had timed the commute.  His shift started in 10 minutes and he frantically sped towards the Ritz Carlton in…
  • Jul 21

    How Out of State Tickets Affect A New York State Driver’s License

    How Out of State Tickets Affect A New York State Driver’s License
    A vacation was just what Liza Peeza needed after finishing her first semester at PACE University in Manhattan, New York.  Her ambition in life had always been to become a lawyer.  The reality of long days of school,…
Rank this Week: 1628

Ayo and Iken PLC General Practice…

Ayo and Iken PLC General Practice Blog

Covers Florida law topics.

http://www.myfloridalaw.com/blog/
  • Aug 4

    14 Mistakes Men Make in Divorce

    14 Mistakes Men Make in Divorce
    When a person is in the middle of an emotional time, it can be difficult to make good, long-term decisions. A divorce is the very definition of an emotional time, and plenty of divorced people have lived to regret decisions made in the heat…
  • Aug 2

    Ayo and Iken Recap

    Ayo and Iken Recap
    It has been another impactful first half of the year for the Ayo & Iken law firm as our attorneys continue to fight for their clients facing difficult times, dealing with everything from freeing a client unfairly jailed to keeping a…
  • Jun 12

    Want a Bad Idea? Stay Together for the Kid

    Want a Bad Idea? Stay Together for the Kid
    Dinnertime is increasingly strained and the kids are pretty sure mom and dad don’t like one another all that much. There’s no small talk going on, no laughing at private jokes, no acknowledgement of one another’s days, even…
Rank this Week: 2331

US Immigration Law Blog

US Immigration Law Blog

Covers immigration news. By Ashwin Sharma.

http://ashwinsharma.com
Rank this Week: 445

immigrationblog.us

immigrationblog.us

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

http://www.immigrationblog.us/
Rank this Week: 4357

Florida Immigration Lawyer Blog

Florida Immigration Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.floridaimmigrationlawyerblog.com/
  • Aug 2

    Should I Be Worried About The Expanded Use of Expedited Removal?

    Should I Be Worried About The Expanded Use of Expedited Removal?
    Recently, memos have surfaced that the Trump administration is working to expand the use of Expedited Removal in an effort to become tougher on immigration enforcement. This is bad news for anyone in the United States who doesn’t carry…
  • Jul 17

    Tips to Protect You Or Your Loved Ones From Deportation

    Tips to Protect You Or Your Loved Ones From Deportation
    The government is deporting people at a record rate.  The current administration has said that it is focused on “bad hombres,” but people who have been here for many years with no criminal convictions are being targeted as…
  • Jul 13

    Is Sale or Delivery Of A Controlled Substance In Florida An Aggravated Felony For Immigration Purposes?

    Is Sale or Delivery Of A Controlled Substance In Florida An Aggravated Felony For Immigration Purposes?
    In a recent decision affecting Florida, the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals held that a conviction under Florida Statute §893.13(1)(a) for Sale or Delivery of a Controlled Substance is not necessarily an Aggravated Felony for…
Rank this Week: 4275

Florida Immigration Law Blog

Florida Immigration Law Blog

By Colombo & Hurd, PL.

http://www.colombohurdlaw.com/news-articles/
  • Jul 31

    Supreme Court Clarifies Ruling on Trump’s Travel Ban

    Supreme Court Clarifies Ruling on Trump’s Travel Ban
    Shortly after his inauguration in January, President Trump signed an executive order that placed limits on the ability of nationals of seven majority Muslim counties to travel to the United States. Under this order — which quickly…
  • Jul 25

    Advantages and Disadvantages of Investment in a Franchise to Obtain the E-2 Visa

    Advantages and Disadvantages of Investment in a Franchise to Obtain the E-2 Visa
    E-2 investor visas are specific types of visas that permit foreign nationals to enter the United States to direct and develop a commercial enterprise in which they have invested a substantial amount of money or capital. There are numerous…
  • Jul 25

    Bipartisan DREAM Act May Provide Dreamers with a Path to Citizenship

    Bipartisan DREAM Act May Provide Dreamers with a Path to Citizenship
    Immigration has long been a hot topic in both political and legal news, particularly when it comes to programs that are designed to assist undocumented immigrants in obtaining legal status. Many of these programs are now under threat by the…
Rank this Week: 1891

Montag Law blog

Montag Law blog

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

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

    Long Island in the news, Yikes!

    Long Island in the news, Yikes!
      I was a Long Islander, Brooklyn born – Long Island, that cluttered suburb – and went at things as we taught ourselves, thickly accented, and doing things our own way, first to judge, opinionated; sometimes a correct…
  • Jul 16

    The “magic” of parole in the latest in Trump-Russia saga.

    The “magic” of parole in the latest in Trump-Russia saga.
    It is hard not to be partisan these days. Current events are just too mind boggling and arguments to “out there” to be able to take most of what some people say, write, and broadcast seriously. There is an old addage that the more…
  • Jul 9

    A little optimism in the face of the current onslaught of bad news.

    A little optimism in the face of the current onslaught of bad news.
    I may be a little hasty and may regret it, but there are events that lead me to some cautious optimism. They come from the Department of Homeland Security’s U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) Ombudsman and from the…
Rank this Week: 4443

Marriage Visa Attorney Blog

Marriage Visa Attorney Blog

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

http://www.marriagevisaattorney.com/
  • Jul 28

    Working with the US Embassy to obtain your K1 Fiance Visa

    Working with the US Embassy to obtain your K1 Fiance Visa
    Once your K1 Fiance Visa application has been approved by USCIS, you will need to start working with the US Embassy location in the country where your fiancé lives. Every USCIS approval notice has an expiration date of 4…
  • Jun 20

    K1 Fiance Visas for Honest Couple

    K1 Fiance Visas for Honest Couple
    The purpose of a K1 Fiance Visa is to provide a visa to the foreign finace of a US Citizen who wishes to get married. Its a benefit of US Citizenship. When processing the visa application, the US Government…
  • Jun 20

    Changes to the CR1 Marriage Visa Proce

    Changes to the CR1 Marriage Visa Proce
    Recently, USCIS made changes to the forms and procedures for filing an application for a CR1 Marriage Visa. First, USCIS updated the I-130 form and it now requires far more information than the older…
Rank this Week: 2363

Immigration and Employment Law…

Immigration and Employment Law Blog

By Coane & Associates.

http://immigrationandemploymentlaw.wordpress.com/
  • Jul 28

    Immigration Arrests and Raids and Employment Law Update

    Immigration Arrests and Raids and Employment Law Update
    Here is a video of a speech that I gave a few months ago to an overflow crowd in Houston. I was talking about my predictions for immigration raids of churches, hospitals, synagogues, mosques and other places where immigration officials…
  • Jul 6

    Immigration Office Discriminates against the Disabled?

    Immigration Office Discriminates against the Disabled?
    The immigration laws passed by Congress provide special provisions for people with disabilities. In particular, there is a process called disability naturalization, where individuals who cannot learn to speak English or otherwise retain…
  • Jun 30

    Busy Week for Immigration New

    Busy Week for Immigration New
    While my staff and I have been hard at work helping individuals and companies to solve their immigration issues this week, there have been many stories about immigration in the news. The top story this week was the Supreme Court‘s…
Rank this Week: 3437

New York & New Jersey Immigration…

New York & New Jersey Immigration Lawyer Blog

Covers immigration news, deportations, and visas. By Samuel C Berger, PC.

http://www.newjerseyimmigrationlawyer-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 3565

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/
  • Jul 26

    USCIS substitutes "Assimilation" for "Integration" in Naturalization grant

    USCIS substitutes "Assimilation" for "Integration" in Naturalization grant
    USCIS Grant Opportunities USCIS offers grants to non-profit organizations to prepare legal permanent residents for Naturalization. Yesterday, the name was changed from "Citizenship and Integration" to "Citizenship and…
  • Jul 23

    Bipartisan 2017 DREAM Act introduced in U.S. Senate

    Bipartisan 2017 DREAM Act introduced in U.S. Senate
    Photo by LongIslandWins From Immigration Impact: The bipartisan Dream Act of 2017 was just introduced by Senators Lindsey Graham (R-SC) and Richard Durbin (D-IL) in the U.S. Senate. The bill provides legal status, as well as a path to…
  • Jun 12

    Know Your Rights in Texas: Preparing for SB 4

    Know Your Rights in Texas: Preparing for SB 4
    From Immigration Impact After debate rocked the Texas State Capitol, Governor Greg Abbott signed the controversial Senate Bill 4 (SB4) in May, which purports to ban sanctuary city policies and gives local police the authority to inquire about…
Rank this Week: 4586

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/
  • Jul 24

    USCIS Reinstates Premium Processing for Certain Cap-Exempt Petitioner

    USCIS Reinstates Premium Processing for Certain Cap-Exempt Petitioner
    Today, the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (“USCIS”) announced the reinstatement of premium processing service for H-1B petitions filed by certain cap-exempt petitioners.  In addition to petitioners who…
  • Jul 19

    Fiscal Year 2018 H-1B Cycle Officially Over

    Fiscal Year 2018 H-1B Cycle Officially Over
    U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (“USCIS”) announced today that it has now completed returning all petitions that were not selected in the Fiscal Year 2018 H-1B lottery.  Employers who filed petitions should now…
  • Jul 17

    New Form I-9 to be Published July 17, 2017

    New Form I-9 to be Published July 17, 2017
    U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (“USCIS”) is scheduled to release a revised Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification, on July 17, 2017. The previous version, dated 11/14/16 N, remains valid, but only through…
Rank this Week: 3953