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ImmigrationProf Blog

ImmigrationProf Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/immigration/
  • Jan 23

    At the Movies: Wallah Je te jure

    At the Movies: Wallah Je te jure
    WALLAH - je te jure trailer from marcello merletto on Vimeo. "Wallah Je te jure” is a documentary filmed in 2016 in Niger, directed by Marcello Merletto and produced by the International Organization for Migration. It tells the stories…
  • Jan 23

    Call for papers: Migration Law Interest Group of the American Society of International Law

    Call for papers: Migration Law Interest Group of the American Society of International Law
    Washington, DC, ASIL Annual Meeting - April 12-15, 2017 The Migration Law Interest Group of the American Society of International Law will host a works-in-progress session in Washington DC during ASIL’s Annual Meeting. The exact date and…
  • Jan 23

    Sign Up For Our Upcoming Webinar: Navigating the ITIN Renewal Proce

    Sign Up For Our Upcoming Webinar: Navigating the ITIN Renewal Proce
    Navigating the ITIN Renewal Process: Implications for Immigrant and VITA Communities Wednesday, January 25, 2-3:30 pm EST Since the IRS announcement of mandatory ITIN renewals for a select group of ITIN holders several months ago, VITA…
Rank this Week: 44

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/
Rank this Week: 51

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: 179

US Immigration Law Blog

US Immigration Law Blog

Covers immigration news. By Ashwin Sharma.

http://ashwinsharma.com
  • Nov 18

    USCIS Publishes Final Rule For Certain Employment-Based Immigrant and Nonimmigrant Visa Program

    USCIS Publishes Final Rule For Certain Employment-Based Immigrant and Nonimmigrant Visa Program
    Via USCIS.gov USCIS has published a final rule to modernize and improve several aspects of certain employment-based nonimmigrant and immigrant visa programs. USCIS has also amended regulations to better enable U.S. employers to hire and…
  • Jul 13

    F-1 OPT I-765 RFE Issue: How a DSO can change students’ 17 month OPT extensions to 24 month

    F-1 OPT I-765 RFE Issue: How a DSO can change students’ 17 month OPT extensions to 24 month
    The Department of Homeland Security’s website notes that subsequent to USCIS changes to STEM optional practical training (OPT) regulations, the Student and Exchange Visitor Information System (SEVIS) Release 6.26 was deployed…
  • Jul 12

    Is Hillary Clinton anti-H-1B?

    Is Hillary Clinton anti-H-1B?
    Vox news reports the disappointing news that Hillary Clinton “just put a stake” through the idea of “expanding visas to allow more high-skilled workers to come to the United States” in favor…
Rank this Week: 256

Immigration Legal Blog

Immigration Legal Blog

Covers immigration law especially employment and family based immigration issues. By Shah Peerally Law Group PC.

http://immigrationlegalblog.com/
  • Dec 14

    Immigration Policy in the Trump Administration

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

    5 Things California Should Do To protect its Immigrant population.

    5 Things California Should Do To protect its Immigrant population.
    According to Fortune.com “California has more than 2.7 million undocumented immigrants—about 7% of its population. Lawmakers in Democrat-controlled California are already laying the groundwork to fight President-elect Donald…
  • Dec 3

    Top 5 Reasons to Quickly file for your citizenship.

    Top 5 Reasons to Quickly file for your citizenship.
    With the immigrants’ fear soaring after the U.S elections, we are recommending to people who are eligible to file for their U.S citizenship to actually move forward with their applications. The five reasons stated below are just few of…
Rank this Week: 279

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: 277

Greg Siskind on Immigration Law…

Greg Siskind on Immigration Law and Policy

Covers immigration laws, legislation, and news.

http://blogs.ilw.com/blog.php?29221-Greg-Siskind-on-Immigration-Law-and-Policy
Rank this Week: 284

H1B Visa Lawyer Blog

H1B Visa Lawyer Blog

Covers H-1B visas, petitions, audits and caps. By the MVP Law Group.

http://www.h1bvisalawyerblog.com/
  • Jan 23

    Updated Service Center Processing Times (11/30/16) *Using New Specific Date Format

    Updated Service Center Processing Times (11/30/16) *Using New Specific Date Format
    Processing Time reports for all of the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service (USCIS) Service Centers were released on 1/11/17 with processing dates as of 11/30/16. If you filed a petition with one of the Service Centers, please review the…
  • Jan 20

    MVP LAW GROUP – Immigration Q&A Forum, Friday, Jan. 20, 2017

    MVP LAW GROUP – Immigration Q&A Forum, Friday, Jan. 20, 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…
  • Jan 19

    MVP Immigration Newsletter – December 2016

    MVP Immigration Newsletter – December 2016
    Once a month, MVP Law Groups’ Managing Attorney, Kellie N. Lego publishes an electronic Immigration Newsletter. This emailed newsletter features current articles, relevant data and up-to-date information about U.S. Immigration. We…
Rank this Week: 351

Immigration Attorney Blog

Immigration Attorney Blog

By Brian D. Lerner.

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

    New case out on Perjury

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

    New Fees Now Here

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

    NY ST Dept of Transp on National Interest Waivers VACATED

    NY ST Dept of Transp on National Interest Waivers VACATED
    Today the Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security, Jeh Jonson, has designated as precedential the USCIS Administrative Appeals Office’s (AAO) decision in Matter of Dhanasar.  This precedent…
Rank this Week: 306

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: 393

Forced Migration Current Awareness…

Forced Migration Current Awareness Blog

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

http://fm-cab.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 23

    Regional Focus: Europe

    Regional Focus: Europe
    Event & opportunity:Webinar: European Union Third-Country Partnerships: Where Do We Go from Here?, Online, 27 January 2017 [info]Seminar: EU Law and the Politics of 'Mass Influx', London, 2 March 2017 [info]Publications:Agent of…
  • Jan 23

    Regional Focus: Africa

    Regional Focus: Africa
    Funding opportunities:NGO Programs Benefiting Refugees in South Sudan [info]- Proposal submission deadline is 21 March 2017.NGO Programs Benefiting Refugees in Chad and Cameroon [info]- Proposal submission deadline is 24 March…
  • Jan 20

    Thematic Focus: Law/Policy Item

    Thematic Focus: Law/Policy Item
    Opportunity:CFP: Georgetown Immigration Law Journal [info]- Submissions sought for forthcoming issue. No deadline indicated.Publications:"Asylum and Terrorism: The Death of Human Rights Law?," Iowa Law Review Online, vol. 102, no. 41 (2016)…
Rank this Week: 474

Immigration News Blog

Immigration News Blog

Covers immigration law, news and commentary. By Matthew L. Kolken.

http://kolken.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 7

    My blog has been moved to the following…

    My blog has been moved to the following address: http://blogs.ilw.com/blog.php?29230-Matthew-Kolken-on-Deportation-And-RemovalYou may also follow me on Twitter: @mkolkenThanks.
  • Nov 21

    Obama's Executive Action on Immigration

    Obama's Executive Action on Immigration
    Important notice: These initiatives have not yet been implemented, and USCIS is not accepting any requests or applications at this time. Beware of anyone who offers to help you submit an application or a request for any of these actions…
  • Aug 7

    Why Isn’t President Obama Protecting Refugee Children With A Stroke Of His Pen?

    Why Isn’t President Obama Protecting Refugee Children With A Stroke Of His Pen?
    Originally published on Fox News Latino:The humanitarian crisis on the southern border is the center of a political firestorm in Washington. At issue is the bipartisan 2000 anti-trafficking law, signed by President Bush and re-authorized in…
Rank this Week: 419

Immigration Law Blog

Immigration Law Blog

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

http://www.ranchodlaw.com/blog/
  • Jan 19

    I612 Waiver based on Exceptional Hardship APPROVED for Client from Pakistan

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

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

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

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

    I-601A Waiver Approval, Illegal Entry and Illegal Presence
    The Case: a lady illegally entered the country, had a child with and married a US Citizen Filed: July 14, 2016 Approved: December 12, 2016 Client entered illegally in the early 2000s and never left the United States. She had a child with a…
Rank this Week: 591

US Immigration Blog

US Immigration Blog

Covers recent developments in the immigration field. By Peter Messersmith.

http://blog.messersmithlaw.com
  • Oct 16

    INA 212(a)(6)(C)(ii) False Claim to US Citizenship

    INA 212(a)(6)(C)(ii) False Claim to US Citizenship
    Inadmissibility Series I: INA 212(a)(6)(C)(ii) False Claim to US Citizenship Inadmissibility Series INA 212– Part IV 212(a)(6)(C)(ii) False Claim to US Citizenship Section 212 of the Immigration and Nationality Act of 1952 lists a…
  • Oct 16

    INA 212(a)(6)(E) Smuggler

    INA 212(a)(6)(E) Smuggler
    Inadmissibility Series I: INA 212(a)(6)(E) Smugglers Inadmissibility Series INA 212– Part II 212(a)(6)(E) Section 212 of the Immigration and Nationality Act of 1952 lists a series of classes of foreign nationals who are inadmissible to…
  • Oct 16

    INA 212(a)(2)(D)(i)

    INA 212(a)(2)(D)(i)
    Inadmissibility Series I: INA 212(a)(2)(D)(i) Prostitution Inadmissibility Series INA 212– Part V 212(a)(2)(D)(i) Section 212 of the Immigration and Nationality Act of 1952 lists a series of classes of foreign nationals who are…
Rank this Week: 530

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: 550

Underdog Blog

Underdog Blog

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

http://katzjustice.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 686

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/
  • Jan 20

    How U.S. Immigration Policies have Recently Changed for Cuban National

    How U.S. Immigration Policies have Recently Changed for Cuban National
    Last week, President Obama issued the first major change in U.S. immigration policy towards Cubans in over 20 years. On January 12, 2017, President Obama announced that the 1995 immigration policy designed specifically for Cuban nationals,…
  • Jan 11

    What is a FOIA (Freedom of Information Act) Request and do I need one for my Immigration Case?

    What is a FOIA (Freedom of Information Act) Request and do I need one for my Immigration Case?
    Yes, absolutely and without a doubt, if you have a pending immigration case, an old immigration case you want to reopen or you are not a U.S. citizen and want to know about your immigration history, you need a FOIA and you need it now.…
  • Dec 5

    What Should I do to Protect my Immigration Status before Trump becomes President?

    What Should I do to Protect my Immigration Status before Trump becomes President?
    President-Elect Donald Trump takes the oath of office on January 20, 2017. Its a safe bet that he will get to work immediately on his agenda and campaign promises to undo as much of President Obama’s immigration executive actions as…
Rank this Week: 665

Texas Immigration Lawyer Blog

Texas Immigration Lawyer Blog

Provides news and opinions on immigration law and policy. By Susan I. Nelson.

http://www.centeximmigration.com/
  • Nov 21

    Sanctuary Cities Bill introduced in Texas Legislature enables racial profiling

    Sanctuary Cities Bill introduced in Texas Legislature enables racial profiling
    Last week, a Sanctuary Cities Bill was once again introduced in the Texas Legislature. Here is a link to an interview that I gave to Estephany Escobar of KXXV-TV. The Bill addresses sanctuary cities (which are not a problem in Texas),…
  • Nov 11

    Immigrants' Loss--America's Lo

    Immigrants' Loss--America's Lo
    I've received many calls and emails this week. Immigrants and their supporters are anxious about what Donald Trump's presidency will mean for them. Here are a few thoughts (but no answers): DACA Individuals with Deferred Action for Childhood…
  • Sep 6

    POTUS has Legal Authority to Protect Central Americans Fleeing Violence

    POTUS has Legal Authority to Protect Central Americans Fleeing Violence
    Over 100 Law Professors: President has Legal Authority to Protect Central Americans Fleeing Violence Temporary Protected Status for El Salvador, Honduras, and Guatemala Immune to Most Legal Challenges WASHINGTON, DC — Today, 102 immigration…
Rank this Week: 646

Altro & Associates Blog

Altro & Associates Blog

Covers Canadian immigration news and laws.

http://www.altrolevy.com/category/all/
Rank this Week: 762

Montag Law blog

Montag Law blog

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

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

    The USCIS fee increase inanity

    The USCIS fee increase inanity
    USCIS ushered out the old year and welcomed the new in some bizarre moves regarding fees and forms. At the end of October, USCIS announced that fees would go up on December 23, 2016.  The announcement indicated that the fee applied to…
  • Nov 28

    Some tough thoughts about immigration

    Some tough thoughts about immigration
    “When Mexico sends its people, they’re not sending their best. They’re sending people that have lots of problems…they’re bringing drugs, they’re bringing crime. They’re rapists. And some, I assume,…
  • Nov 16

    Some short post-election reading

    Some short post-election reading
    The news of Tuesday, November 8, 2016, the election, is hardly digested. People, particularly, immigrants (in the vernacular sense) are wondering about what the impact of it will be on immigration law. The fact is no one knows, probably even…
Rank this Week: 891

Canadian Toronto Immigration…

Canadian Toronto Immigration Lawyer Blog

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

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

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

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

    Removal Orders in the Canadian Immigration Law Context

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

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

    Letter of Invitation for a visitor visa in the Canadian Immigration context
    Letter of Invitation for a visitor visa in the Canadian Immigration context Usually a letter of invitation will be required in order to satisfy the Immigration Officer that the foreign national (someone who isn’t a Permanent Resident or…
Rank this Week: 874

Marriage Visa Attorney Blog

Marriage Visa Attorney Blog

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

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

    New Filing Fees For K1 Fiance And CR1 Marriage Visa

    New Filing Fees For K1 Fiance And CR1 Marriage Visa
    The USCIS filing fees for a K1 Fiance Visa and CR1 Marriage Visas are going up starting December 23, 2016. The new fees are as follows: I-129F Petition for Alien Fiance: $535 Continue reading →
  • Nov 25

    President Elect Trump and the K1 Fiance Visa

    President Elect Trump and the K1 Fiance Visa
    There seems to be a lot of concern and mis-information about the affect that the new President Elect Trump will have on legal Immigration, like with the K1 Fiance Visa and CR1 Marriage Visa.  Despite all the chatter and…
  • Sep 12

    US Embassy Instructions For Filipino Fiance

    US Embassy Instructions For Filipino Fiance
    After obtaining your K1 Fiance Visa approval from USCIS, you will need to work with the US Embassy in Manila to obtain your Fiance Visa. The US Embassy in Manila provides excellent written instructions in both Tagalog and…
Rank this Week: 979

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: 779

Third Circuit Immigration Blog

Third Circuit Immigration Blog

Focuses on immigration issues decided by the Third Circuit Court of Appeals or within the Third Circuit.

http://3dcir.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 818

Sarmiento Immigration Law Firm…

Sarmiento Immigration Law Firm Blog

Covers immigration law.

http://www.sarmientoimmigration.com/
Rank this Week: 1021

New York Traffic Ticket Attorney…

New York Traffic Ticket Attorney Blog

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

http://www.newyorktrafficattorneys.net/
  • Jan 20

    Ways To Make A Traffic Ticket Go Away In New York State

    Ways To Make A Traffic Ticket Go Away In New York State
    Traffic tickets are unexpected and can be confusing, and like mosquitos, they can be annoying. They can blemish a clean driving record or be the nail in the coffin for a driver with points on his driver’s license. The looming question…
  • Jan 13

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

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

    Employer-Sponsored Temporary U.S. Work Visa

    Employer-Sponsored Temporary U.S. Work Visa
    Emilia is a successful owner of a 5-star Peruvian restaurant in Port Chester, NY located in Westchester County. Her world famous head chef, Toby, studied under a renowned Peruvian master chef and has encountered an unexpected event. He will…
Rank this Week: 1396

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: 1327

Ayo and Iken PLC General Practice…

Ayo and Iken PLC General Practice Blog

Covers Florida law topics.

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

    15 Mistakes Many Women Make in a Divorce

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

    Ayo and Iken 2016 Year in Review

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

    Enjoying Families and Children During the Holiday Season

    Enjoying Families and Children During the Holiday Season
    Once again, the holiday season is upon us. Perhaps you were one of those who navigated Thanksgiving with family so successfully that you are not in the least concerned about Christmas. Or, perhaps you either didn’t see family on…
Rank this Week: 1094

www.immi-usa.com

www.immi-usa.com

Covers immigration topics in the United States.By SGM Law Firm.

http://www.immi-usa.com/immigration-news/
  • Jan 18

    Success Story: SGM Law Group Attorneys Overcome Difficult RFE

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

    H1B Transfer Denial: Top Reason

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

    February 2017 Visa Bulletin | Predictions & Analysi

    February 2017 Visa Bulletin | Predictions & Analysi
    The U.S. Department of State has released its February 2017 Visa Bulletin. Similar to previous months, the bulletin highlights some marked changes in priority dates. While these changes are slight, it is important to be aware of the correct…
Rank this Week: 1010

Immigration Blog

Immigration Blog

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

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

    VISA BULLETIN FOR JANUARY 2017

    VISA BULLETIN FOR JANUARY 2017
    The Visa Bulletin for January 2017 is now available. Please visit our firm’’s websites at www.immigrantconnect.com and www.americaninvestorvisa.com.
  • Nov 24

    HAPPY THANKSGIVING!

    HAPPY THANKSGIVING!
    At Maged Rost, we would like to express our gratitude to our clients.  From start-up companies to large organizations to foreign investors to those immigrants who have worked so hard to improve their lives while…
  • Nov 11

    MOVE IT OR LOSE IT? SHOULD YOU ACT ON IMMIGRATION OPTIONS BEFORE PRESIDENT TRUMP TAKES OFFICE?

    MOVE IT OR LOSE IT? SHOULD YOU ACT ON IMMIGRATION OPTIONS BEFORE PRESIDENT TRUMP TAKES OFFICE?
    Donald Trump will be the next US President. He built his campaign on promises to build a wall with Mexico and imposing a temporary ban on Muslims from entering the country. His transition team, close advisors and future administration…
Rank this Week: 1316

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: 1328

Massachusetts Immigration Lawyer…

Massachusetts Immigration Lawyer Blog

Covers deportation, immigration courts, and naturalization. By Law Offices Of Joshua L. Goldstein, PC.

http://massachusettsimmigrationlawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 11

    Fiance Visa comes to reality TV

    Fiance Visa comes to reality TV
    My immigration law office in Boston was recently contacted by the producers of my favorite reality TV show, 90 Day Fiance. They're working right now on casting for the second season. If you haven't already seen it, then you really should. The…
  • Nov 15

    John Dvorak

    John Dvorak
    The Brazilian community in Massachusetts is well-familiar with immigration attorney John Dvorak. Dvorak had a notorious reputation for shoddy work and for filing employment-based 245(i) green card cases based on bogus employment experience…
  • Oct 30

    Immigration Attorney Joshua Goldstein named Massachusetts Super Lawyer

    Immigration Attorney Joshua Goldstein named Massachusetts Super Lawyer
    Immigration attorney Joshua Goldstein has been selected a Super Lawyer, a peer-selected award given to no more than 2.5% of attorneys in Massachusetts. The attorney-led selection process for the Super Lawyer award is multifaceted and…
Rank this Week: 1186

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: 1336

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: 1182

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: 1117

ARG Immigration Law Blog

ARG Immigration Law Blog

Covers the transition from student status and worker status to legal permanent residency and/or citizenship. By Amanda R. Goodman.

http://arg-immigration.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 2

    It's H-1B Season...

    It's H-1B Season...
    The law permits employers to submit 85,000 cap-subject H-1B petitions for foreign-born professional employees each fiscal year. This year, the USCIS will start accepting H-1B petitions subject to the numerical cap starting on Monday, April …
  • Feb 11

    The H-1B "CAP-GAP" and the F-1 Student

    The H-1B "CAP-GAP" and the F-1 Student
    The cap of 65,000 H-1B petitions for FY2011 has been reached. As a result, one must wait to apply for H-1B status under the new quota for FY2012, starting October 1, 2011. The earliest an H-1B petition can be filed for the new fiscal year is…
  • Jun 14

    Demystifying Options for Student-Artist

    Demystifying Options for Student-Artist
    For students working in the arts, whether as performers, musicians, visual artists or technical personnel, the progression of immigration options from your F-1 status can be riddled with complexities. Of course it is not possible to describe…
Rank this Week: 1134

Global Immigration Blog

Global Immigration Blog

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

http://www.globalimmigrationblog.com
  • Jan 23

    DHS Releases Proposed Amendments to EB-5 Regulation

    DHS Releases Proposed Amendments to EB-5 Regulation
    The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has released for public comment its amendments to the regulations governing the EB-5 Immigrant Investor classification: The EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program Modernization Rule. The EB-5 program…
  • Jan 20

    International Entrepreneur Rule from DHS Encourages Start-Up

    International Entrepreneur Rule from DHS Encourages Start-Up
    In six months, on July 17, 2017, the Department of Homeland Security’s final rule to improve the nation’s economy by making it possible for certain promising start-up founders/entrepreneurs to begin growing their companies in the…
  • Jan 9

    Congress Considers Halting Job Flexibility Rule, Bill to Change Employer H-1B Exemption Eligibility

    Congress Considers Halting Job Flexibility Rule, Bill to Change Employer H-1B Exemption Eligibility
    Representative Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) has introduced two pieces of legislation to watch. The Midnight Rules Relief Act, H.R. 21, would allow Congress to overturn any regulations en masse that were finalized or will be finalized during the…
Rank this Week: 2058

Immigration Law Blog

Immigration Law Blog

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

http://www.rubypowerslaw.com/category/immigration-law/
  • Jan 23

    John F. Kelly confirmed as homeland security secretary2

    John F. Kelly confirmed as homeland security secretary2
  • Jan 22

    John F. Kelly confirmed as homeland security secretary

    John F. Kelly confirmed as homeland security secretary
    The Senate confirmed John F. Kelly as secretary of homeland security on Friday, putting the blunt-spoken retired Marine general in charge of securing the nation’s borders, including construction of the controversial southwest border…
  • Jan 22

    HCC board votes to protect rights of immigrant student

    HCC board votes to protect rights of immigrant student
    As students living in the country without legal permission and their families worry about what a Donald Trump presidency could mean for them, Houston Community College’s board on Thursday adopted a resolution pledging to protect all of…
Rank this Week: 1855

EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program

EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program

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

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

    Another EB-5 project developer pleads guilty

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

    Safe harbor: About fairne

    Safe harbor: About fairne
    As more EB-5 regional centers and projects fail, and as more fraud is uncovered, I reiterate my long-held notion that the EB-5 Program calls for a "safe harbor" for investors.  Consider this:EB-5 investors have done everything the U.S.…
  • Sep 29

    EB-5 regional center program extended until Dec. 9

    EB-5 regional center program extended until Dec. 9
    The House gave approval Wednesday to an already Senate-approved continuing budget resolution that would extend the EB-5 regional center program until Dec. 9, and avoid a government shutdown.
Rank this Week: 2222

Law and Disorder: Performing Arts…

Law and Disorder: Performing Arts Division

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

http://musicalamerica.com/mablogs/?cat=872
  • Jan 3

    CHRISTMAS PRESENTS FROM USCIS

    CHRISTMAS PRESENTS FROM USCIS
    By Brian Taylor Goldstein, Esq.    When we woke up Christmas morning, we discovered that the Grinch at United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) had left two surprises in our stockings: 1) NEW FILING FEES Effective…
  • Nov 29

    Can A Union Walk Away With My Contract?

    Can A Union Walk Away With My Contract?
    By Brian Taylor Goldstein, Esq.     Dear Law and Disorder:  Is it legal that a presenter can put “strike, lock-out or other labor controversy (including, without limitation, the picketing on the theater by representatives…
  • Oct 24

    USCIS Announces Fee Increase for Artist Visas!

    USCIS Announces Fee Increase for Artist Visas!
    It is with the deepest bewilderment and frustration that we are compelled to announce: USCIS HAS IMPLEMENTED A FEE INCREASE FOR VISA PETITIONS On Friday, October 21, the US Department of Homeland Security announced that it has approved the…
Rank this Week: 2112

Chicago Immigration Lawyer Blog

Chicago Immigration Lawyer Blog

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

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

    New Analytical Framework for National Interest Waiver Petition

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

    New Analytical Framework for National Interest Waiver Petition

    New Analytical Framework for National Interest Waiver Petition
    The Administrative Appeals Office (“AAO”) recently scrapped the “national interest waiver” test of In re N.Y. STATE Dep’t OF Transp., 22 I. & N. Dec. 215 and replaced it with a new one in Matter of DHANASAR,…
  • Oct 24

    USCIS increases its filing fees by 21 percent effective December 23, 2016

    USCIS increases its filing fees by 21 percent effective December 23, 2016
    The immigration attorneys at Zneimer & Zneimer PC reviewed a noticed the Department of Homeland Security published in the Federal Register that the DHS is increasing its fees for numerous USCIS applications. Even though the notice…
Rank this Week: 2206

New York & New Jersey Immigration…

New York & New Jersey Immigration Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.newjerseyimmigrationlawyer-blog.com/
  • Dec 22

    Immigration Programs Extended into 2017 by Congre

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

    Immigration Programs Extended into 2017 by Congre

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

    Reports Show Benefits of Immigration for New Jersey’s Economy

    Reports Show Benefits of Immigration for New Jersey’s Economy
    Immigration has become a particularly controversial political topic over the past year or two, but immigrants form a critical part of our culture and our economy. Recent reports have further confirmed immigrants’ economic impact, both…
Rank this Week: 1705

immigrationblog.us

immigrationblog.us

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

http://www.immigrationblog.us/
Rank this Week: 2079

Bardavid Law

Bardavid Law

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

http://www.bardavidlaw.com/blog
  • Aug 10

    Update on Expanded I-601A, Provisional Unlawful Presence Waiver

    Update on Expanded I-601A, Provisional Unlawful Presence Waiver
    United States Citizenship and Immigration Services recently announced a rule change to the I-601A Provisional Waiver process and expanded its eligibility guidelines.  The issues at hand are complex. As a result, this announcement has…
  • Jun 7

    Visa Regression: Department of State Tries to Turn Back the Clock on Central American Juvenile Refugees, but Just Turns its Back

    Visa Regression: Department of State Tries to Turn Back the Clock on Central American Juvenile Refugees, but Just Turns its Back
    The United States Department of State last month issued their May 2016 Visa Bulletin indicating that the yearly EB4 visa limits have been reached for applicants from Honduras, Guatemala, and El Salvador. The EB4 visa allows certain immigrants…
  • Apr 4

    EOIR: How We Got Here

    EOIR: How We Got Here
    The backlog of immigration cases pending before judges nationally is currently hovering at around 500,000. In Houston, Texas alone that number is around 40,000. There are enough reasons to go around for those high tallies, including…
Rank this Week: 2174

U.S. and China Visa Law Blog

U.S. and China Visa Law Blog

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

http://lawandborder.com/
  • Feb 5

    Quick Takes on U.S. & China Visa Law New

    Quick Takes on U.S. & China Visa Law New
    Weddings from Hell: the Cambodian Brides Trafficked to China (Guardian, Feb. 1): There’s a pattern of Cambodian women lured to China by promises of work but then sold into forced marriages. Even if they manage to flee China and return…
  • Feb 4

    Oops! As Publicity Stunt, Suning (Illegally) Hires Foreign Students as Courier

    Oops! As Publicity Stunt, Suning (Illegally) Hires Foreign Students as Courier
    As a publicity stunt, consumer electronics giant Suning Commerce Group hired a number of foreign students to work as express delivery couriers over Spring Festival in Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou, Shenzhen, Nanjing, and Chengdu. The story…
  • Feb 3

    Translation: 144-Hour Visa-Free Transit Policy for Shanghai, Jiangsu, Zhejiang

    Translation: 144-Hour Visa-Free Transit Policy for Shanghai, Jiangsu, Zhejiang
    Here is our law firm’s unofficial translation of the Ministry of Public Security’s announcement:  …
Rank this Week: 2078