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ImmigrationProf Blog

ImmigrationProf Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/immigration/
  • Dec 8

    What message was the U.S. government trying to send when it detained me at the border?

    What message was the U.S. government trying to send when it detained me at the border?
    Law professor Khaled Abou El Fadl writes about his recent experience re-entering the United States after a trip to Canada. As he describes, he was traveling with his wife and 11-year old son. He is in his "50s, wrestling with...
  • Dec 8

    Guest Post by Timothy Dugdale: Expedited Removal in the Supreme Court

    Guest Post by Timothy Dugdale: Expedited Removal in the Supreme Court
    Guest post by Timothy Dugdale: Many moons ago, my old man and I spent a balmy afternoon at Churchill Downs. We had a smart lunch on Bardstown Road and then found our way to the hallowed turf. “Only a couple...
  • Dec 8

    Trump Appears to Soften on Deporting Thousands of Young Immigrant

    Trump Appears to Soften on Deporting Thousands of Young Immigrant
    Amy Chozick in the New York Times reports that President-Elect Donald Trump may be softening his position with respect to the treatment of recipients of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals relief, which he harshly criticized in the…
Rank this Week: 79

Underdog Blog

Underdog Blog

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

http://katzjustice.com/blog/
  • Dec 8

    Virginia death penalty opponent David Bruck defends Dylann Roof

    Virginia death penalty opponent David Bruck defends Dylann Roof
    Three years ago or so, I was waiting my turn to check in for my annual visit to a United States Supreme Court oral argument. There in front of me was David Bruck, a giant in a modest man's clothing and visage who greeted me gently and warmly…
  • Dec 7

    The genius of Virginia courtrooms that have jurors in front of the judge

    The genius of Virginia courtrooms that have jurors in front of the judge
    Human nature leads jurors to look to the trial judge for reassurance, comfort and guidance, in the midst of warring lawyers, legalese, and witnesses running from the dull to interesting to incomprehensible and everything in between.
  • Dec 6

    First Amendment, insider trading, and convictions for gifting insider information to relative

    First Amendment, insider trading, and convictions for gifting insider information to relative
    An insider trading conviction is risked merely for gifting insider information to a close family member, without proof of expecting a financial return. The Supreme Court unanimously confirmed that today. Salman v. United States.
Rank this Week: 232

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: 285

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: 341

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 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…
  • Nov 23

    Is Trump present silence on immigration the calm before the storm?

    Is Trump present silence on immigration the calm before the storm?
    Many have started to see hope in the words of President Donald Trump messages because he failed to actually pursue some of his ‘inflaming promises’ on the campaign. For example he is not going to try to go after Hillary Clinton…
Rank this Week: 458

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: 524

Canadian Toronto Immigration…

Canadian Toronto Immigration Lawyer Blog

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

http://chaudharylaw.com/blog
  • 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…
  • Nov 29

    Recent Changes to the Express Entry’s Comprehensive Ranking system

    Recent Changes to the Express Entry’s Comprehensive Ranking system
    Recent Changes to the Express Entry’s Comprehensive Ranking system Since November 19, 2016 our offices have been receiving a lot of inquiries with regards to the recent amendments to the Ministerial Instructions regulating the Express…
  • Oct 21

    PART III: Express Entry – The Canadian Experience Cla

    PART III: Express Entry – The Canadian Experience Cla
    Last week we discussed about the Canadian Skilled Trades Program. This week we will be presenting The Canadian Experienced class which is another type of application for permanent residence under the Economic Class. Reminder of what is an…
Rank this Week: 564

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: 550

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/
  • Dec 7

    Thematic Focus: Human Trafficking & Smuggling

    Thematic Focus: Human Trafficking & Smuggling
    Australia and the Anti-trafficking Regime in Southeast Asia (Lowy Institute for International Policy, Nov. 2016) [text via APO]Heading Back to Harm: A Study on Trafficked and Unaccompanied Children Going Missing from Care in the UK (Missing…
  • Dec 7

    Regional Focus: Europe

    Regional Focus: Europe
    Publications:2017 Humanitarian Needs Overview: Ukraine (OCHA, Nov. 2016) [text]Bandwagoning on Germany: Lessons from the Refugee crisis and Future Prospects of EU Migration Policy, DIIS Policy Brief (Danish Institute for International…
  • Dec 6

    Thematic Focus: Women

    Thematic Focus: Women
    Fleeing the Cycle of Gender-based Violence in Central America: Female Asylum Seekers from Honduras (Border Criminologies Blog, Oct. 2016) [text]"Fleeing Domestic Violence from a 'Safe' Country?: Refugee Determination for Mexican…
Rank this Week: 679

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: 646

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: 674

Montag Law blog

Montag Law blog

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

http://www.montaglaw.com/blog
  • 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…
  • Oct 9

    Wells Fargo, Politicians, Immigration Lawyers. Why do we give our trust and confidence when experience teaches us otherwise?

    Wells Fargo, Politicians, Immigration Lawyers. Why do we give our trust and confidence when experience teaches us otherwise?
    Two people came to my office this week. One has a pending case and needs a lawyer to help him finish up. The other has a pending case but needs to start over as earlier prepared paperwork was misfiled and follow up material not provided,…
Rank this Week: 736

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: 745

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/
  • Dec 8

    BALCA Reverses Denial, Finds Prevailing Wage Variance De Minimu

    BALCA Reverses Denial, Finds Prevailing Wage Variance De Minimu
    The Board of Alien Labor Certification Appeals (BALCA) recently overturned the decision of a Certifying Officer (CO) to deny labor certification for the position of “Computer SW Engineers, Applications.” After receiving &…
  • Dec 7

    The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) updated FY2016 Statistics (Fourth Quarter)

    The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) updated FY2016 Statistics (Fourth Quarter)
    The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL), Office of Foreign Labor Certification (OFLC) has provided FY2016 statistics (fourth quarter) in the form of program factsheets for each of the major immigration programs. These updated FY2016 statistics…
  • Dec 7

    Economic Power of New Americans (Update) – New Mexico, New York & North Carolina

    Economic Power of New Americans (Update) – New Mexico, New York & North Carolina
    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: 882

Immigration Lawyer Blog

Immigration Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.immigrationlawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 963

EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program

EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program

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

http://eb5greencard.blogspot.com/
  • 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.
  • Sep 17

    EB-5 bill is a mixed bag but won't become law

    EB-5 bill is a mixed bag but won't become law
    Rep. Bob Goodlatte, chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, has introduced a bill that targets the so-called "EB-5 Program" for foreign immigrant investors. It has some good provisions in it, some bad provisions, but is not likely to…
  • Jul 5

    Alleged fraud uncovered in California regional center

    Alleged fraud uncovered in California regional center
    Merced (California) County Superior Court Judge David Moranda ruled May 31 that a felony criminal case involving Sierra Academy of Aeronautics and KS Aviation co-owner Daniel B. Yoon, 66, must proceed to trial.Yoon is facing two counts of…
Rank this Week: 926

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: 969

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: 931

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: 901

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/
  • Nov 24

    New Jersey Cities Continue to Resist Federal Demands to Assist in Immigration Enforcement

    New Jersey Cities Continue to Resist Federal Demands to Assist in Immigration Enforcement
    The recent presidential election has brought a massive amount of uncertainty for immigrants, prospective immigrants, their employers, and their families. The uncertainty ranges from the new president-elect’s rhetoric regarding…
  • Nov 10

    New York City Lawsuit Challenges Nationwide Application of DAPA Injunction

    New York City Lawsuit Challenges Nationwide Application of DAPA Injunction
    The White House’s 2014 executive actions on immigration have been cause for controversy from the moment President Obama announced them almost two years ago. The Deferred Action for Parents of Americans and Lawful Permanent Residents…
  • Oct 27

    Employer Requests Immigration Status of Employees in Ongoing Dispute

    Employer Requests Immigration Status of Employees in Ongoing Dispute
    Immigration law is deeply intertwined with employment in the United States, and the extent to which specific employment statutes apply to various immigrant statuses is under near-constant review by the courts. In the midst of this complex…
Rank this Week: 1128

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: 1084

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: 1014

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: 1222

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
  • Jul 11

    Federal Court of Appeal rules illegal immigrant has no right to free health care

    Federal Court of Appeal rules illegal immigrant has no right to free health care
    Illegal immigrant can’t get health care because she didn’t pay application fees A Grenadian woman who came to Canada in 1999 and remained in Toronto after her visitor visa expired has been denied free health care by the Federal Court of…
  • Jul 10

    Review our Immigration Services! How did we do for you?

    Review our Immigration Services! How did we do for you?
    We get a lot of traffic from our website. www.VisaPlace.com is one of the most popular immigration sites in North America and I would guess the world. Many of our clients find us online for Canadian and US immigration services. Of course our…
  • Jul 7

    Denied Entry to Canada: TRP approved and husband and wife united!

    Denied Entry to Canada: TRP approved and husband and wife united!
    Hi Shab, It was a little frightening but I got through immigration on Friday with a TRP valid until 31 July. Ron will scan and send the TRP to you first thing Monday morning and I presume we will have to get an application for an extension…
Rank this Week: 1229

Sarmiento Immigration Law Firm…

Sarmiento Immigration Law Firm Blog

Covers immigration law.

http://www.sarmientoimmigration.com/
Rank this Week: 1373

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/
  • Dec 6

    Federal Court Denies Florida Franchisor’s Arbitration Request Due to Contract Clause’s Specific

    Federal Court Denies Florida Franchisor’s Arbitration Request Due to Contract Clause’s Specific
    A former franchisee successfully defeated a multi-count lawsuit launched by its former franchisor, due to multiple weaknesses in the franchisor’s case. The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida refused to order…
  • Dec 5

    Federal Regulators Freeze Assets of South Florida Woman who Ran Alleged Immigration Scam

    Federal Regulators Freeze Assets of South Florida Woman who Ran Alleged Immigration Scam
    The EB-5 immigrant investor program has provided considerable benefits to legitimate investors, immigrants and the communities where those investments take place. When, for example, an EB-5 investor uses the program to create affordable…
  • Dec 2

    High-Income Parents and Child Support in Florida

    High-Income Parents and Child Support in Florida
    A recent decision issued by the Fourth District Court of Appeal regarding the proper amount of child support to be paid by a father who made roughly $2 million annually addressed a sometimes challenging issue for the courts:  how to…
Rank this Week: 1437

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/
  • 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…
  • Nov 9

    Donald Trump will be our next President, what does that mean for Immigrants?

    Donald Trump will be our next President, what does that mean for Immigrants?
    In case you have not heard, in what can only be called one of the biggest upsets in U.S. presidential election history, Donald Trump defeated Hillary Clinton this morning and is now the President-Elect of the United States. As an immigration…
  • Oct 21

    I Want to Become a U.S. Citizen, but I am not sure what Good Moral Character mean

    I Want to Become a U.S. Citizen, but I am not sure what Good Moral Character mean
    If you are a lawful permanent resident and you want to become a U.S. citizen, congratulations, you have made a wise decision. Becoming a U.S. citizen as soon as you are eligible is almost always the right choice for every lawful permanent…
Rank this Week: 1436

Law Blog

Law Blog

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

http://hanoverlawpc.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 3

    What the HECK!? A story of co-worker harassment gone wild

    What the HECK!? A story of co-worker harassment gone wild
    Sometimes, conflicts spin out of control, and can get disruptive and even dangerous. Image from http://quotesgram.com/img/avoid-conflict-quotes-funny/3303875/What happens when you work with a person that goes off the rails? Do you have to…
  • Dec 2

    BDSM and public lewdness in front of children. WHAT!?

    BDSM and public lewdness in front of children. WHAT!?
    Every once in awhile, we get a wing-dinger of a question. This rates right of up there! However, it does bring into question what constitutes free speech, and what constitutes lewd conduct. The question: Let's say that you are into the…
  • Nov 20

    I want to get money from my abuser -- can I make him pay if I get a protective order against him?

    I want to get money from my abuser -- can I make him pay if I get a protective order against him?
    We don't usually get questions about prosecuting domestic abuse issues -- most people hire us to defend them against accusations! However, I did receive a question recently from a potential client who wanted to know more about what could be…
Rank this Week: 1635

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/
  • Dec 1

    USCIS Announces Final Rule for Employment-Based Immigrant and Non-Immigrant VISA Program

    USCIS Announces Final Rule for Employment-Based Immigrant and Non-Immigrant VISA Program
    United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) recently published a final rule designed to modernize and improve several factors behind a number of employment-based visa programs for immigrants and non-immigrants. The rule…
  • Nov 28

    Supreme Court Considers Rules for Jailing Immigrants Fighting Deportation

    Supreme Court Considers Rules for Jailing Immigrants Fighting Deportation
    Concerns over an aggressive push for mass deportations during a Trump presidency have shined the spotlight on the Supreme Court, whose justices seem evenly split on the subject of allowing the government to indefinitely detain immigrants with…
  • Nov 24

    Judge Calls Out Arizona Border Patrol for Inhumane Cell Conditions for Detainee

    Judge Calls Out Arizona Border Patrol for Inhumane Cell Conditions for Detainee
    A federal judge directed Border Patrol officials to address the basic human needs of detainees held in the Tucson sector after learning of the agency’s poor treatment of detained immigration violators. A class action lawsuit filed in…
Rank this Week: 1648

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/
  • Nov 30

    E2 Visa For Business Investor

    E2 Visa For Business Investor
    If you are foreign investor planning to apply for an E-2 visa for business purposes, then you must already be a citizen of a country that maintains a Treaty of Friendship, Commerce, or Navigation with the United States. You must…
  • Oct 31

    E-2 Visa: Change of Status or Consular Processing

    E-2 Visa: Change of Status or Consular Processing
    If you are a business investor and have decided to pursue the U.S. investor visa, then you may want to be privy to the legal process that it entails. As the wrong choice can cost you valuable time and resources, it’s ……
  • Sep 30

    PERM Processing Time – 2016 | Latest PERM Labor Update

    PERM Processing Time – 2016 | Latest PERM Labor Update
    PERM (Program Electronic Review Management) labor certification is a process that employers must go through in order to hire a foreign immigrant worker on a permanent basis. It is the first step for a foreign national to obtain a green…
Rank this Week: 1565

Immigration Visa Lawyer Blog

Immigration Visa Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.immigration-visa-lawyer-blog.com/
  • Jun 14

    Visa Bulletin Update from Charlie Oppenheim

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

    Visa Bulletin Update from Charlie Oppenheim

    Visa Bulletin Update from Charlie Oppenheim
    In his monthly report on the current trends and future projections of the visa bulletin, Charles (“Charlie”) Oppenheim, Chief of the Visa Control and Reporting Division, U.S. Department of State, provided additional insight…
  • Apr 24

    ASYLUM for IRAQI & SYRIAN, SUNNI & SHIITES

    ASYLUM for IRAQI & SYRIAN, SUNNI & SHIITES
    With the recent escalation of armed conflicts in countries like Iraq and Syria, many seek to escape the war-torn areas in search of safety and freedom. The freedom of religion and political opinion that is greatly cherished here in…
Rank this Week: 1359

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: 1253

PanCanadian Immigration Law Group

PanCanadian Immigration Law Group

Covers the process of immigrating to Canada.

http://immigrationcanada.pro/blog/
  • May 10

    Express Entry basic

    Express Entry basic
    The Economic Class programs are no longer ‘first come first serve.’  CIC has created a new process, ‘Express Entry’, to manage the applications for Federal Skilled Worker Class, Canadian Experience Class and the…
  • Apr 6

    Emailing with CIC: Who is responsible for lost or failed email messages?

    Emailing with CIC: Who is responsible for lost or failed email messages?
    If you provide an email address in your application form, you are allowing CIC to communicate with you by email. Generally speaking email is a great thing for any immigration application.  Email is instant, and letters from CIC can take…
  • Mar 30

    Facing removal from Canada? Here are some option

    Facing removal from Canada? Here are some option
    If you are facing removal from Canada, all is not lost.  CIC will likely notify you about a process where you can remain in Canada. PRRA (or Pre-Removal Risk Assessment) is a process available to those facing removal from Canada. …
Rank this Week: 1556

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: 1475

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: 1344

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: 1438

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: 1284

Immigration Law Blog

Immigration Law Blog

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

http://www.rubypowerslaw.com/category/immigration-law/
Rank this Week: 2103

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/
  • Dec 8

    USCIS Issues Employment Authorization Document to Victim of Robbery and Derivative Children

    USCIS Issues Employment Authorization Document to Victim of Robbery and Derivative Children
    On November 21, 2016, we received employment authorization documents for the victim of a robbery and his derivative children. On April 2011, our client Julian (not his real name), was beaten and robbed by a group of men. He sustained a large…
  • Nov 30

    I-601A Hardship Waiver Approval, Nov. 11, 2016

    I-601A Hardship Waiver Approval, Nov. 11, 2016
    Another I-601A Approved for a Client from Mexico Filed: June 14, 2016 Approved: November 15, 2016 Client entered the U.S. illegally in 2002 when she was still a teenager. She went on to marry a U.S. Citizen and the couple has two U.S. Citizen…
  • Nov 16

    Approval of I601A Waiver from a South American Country

    Approval of I601A Waiver from a South American Country
    The Case: a man who fled from South America into Mexico and illegally into the U.S. Filed: June 11, 2016 Approved: November 3, 2016 Client entered illegally in the early 2000s. Fled from his home country in South America into Mexico and…
Rank this Week: 1984

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/
  • Dec 5

    New USCIS filing fees to take effect on December 23, 2016

    New USCIS filing fees to take effect on December 23, 2016
    On October 24, 2016, the Department of Homeland Security (“DHS”) published a rule in the Federal Register establishing a new filing fee structure for applications and petitions processed by the United States Citizenship and…
  • Nov 15

    USCIS releases revised Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification

    USCIS releases revised Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification
    United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (“USCIS”) released the new version of Form I-9 today, a week earlier than previously announced. … Continue Reading
  • Nov 11

    December 2016 Visa Bulletin—Updates and Projections for Employment-Based Categorie

    December 2016 Visa Bulletin—Updates and Projections for Employment-Based Categorie
    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. … Continue Reading
Rank this Week: 1752

Immigration Blog

Immigration Blog

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

http://blog.immigrantconnect.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…
  • Nov 11

    VISA BULLETIN FOR DECEMBER 2016

    VISA BULLETIN FOR DECEMBER 2016
    The Visa Bulletin for December 2016 is now available. Please visit our firm’’s websites at www.immigrantconnect.com and www.americaninvestorvisa.com.
Rank this Week: 2351

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
  • Nov 23

    What's Up (Or Behind) Kris Kobach's Sleeve?

    What's Up (Or Behind) Kris Kobach's Sleeve?
    The Topeka Capital Journal posted a picture on November 21 of immigration hardliner and (unofficial?) Trump advisor Kris Kobach. In his hand he held a leather portfolio - and his strategic immigration plan for Trump's first 365 days in…
  • Nov 16

    NSEERS+

    NSEERS+
    I love the solidarity in response to today's news about the "Muslim Registry." Non-Muslims are offering to register themselves, or become Muslim, in order to gum up the system - a form of civil disobedience. But this is, in fact, a proposal…
  • Nov 10

    What Does Trump Presidency Mean For Immigrants?

    What Does Trump Presidency Mean For Immigrants?
    What we make of it, that's what.In his victory speech, our new President-Elect said, "I pledge to every citizen of our land that I will be President for all of Americans, and this is so important to me." (Emphasis added.)What about all…
Rank this Week: 2137

Immigration Visa Attorney Blog

Immigration Visa Attorney Blog

Covers immigration law, including topics associated with family and employment visas, citizenship, and entry and exit issues. By Fong & Aquino.

http://www.immigrationvisaattorneyblog.com/
  • Oct 17

    Many DACA Cases Running Late

    Many DACA Cases Running Late
      The law office of Fong & Aquino has noticed that many Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) renewals are taking a very long time.  Cases in Pasadena, Los Angeles, and Palm Springs are taking over six months.  We…
  • Oct 14

    “Talking” to Immigration Officers and Border Guard

    “Talking” to Immigration Officers and Border Guard
    Learn about some of the most common interrogation techniques border guards and immigration officers use.
  • Oct 12

    American Immigrants Win Nobel Prizes in the Science

    American Immigrants Win Nobel Prizes in the Science
    The US political dialog is ugly and divisive this year.  It is also full of misinformation.  One  political party would want you to believe that immigrants are bad for our nation, that they make no contribution to our nation.…
Rank this Week: 1943

Bilingual Minnesota Attorney Blog

Bilingual Minnesota Attorney Blog

Provides immigration law and criminal law information in Spanish. By Tamara Caban-Ramirez.

http://bilingualmnattorney.wordpress.com
Rank this Week: 1915

Lexpeak Immigration

Lexpeak Immigration

Covers US and Canadian immigration law.

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

    Scrivener Error

    Scrivener Error
    Below is the extract from USCIS/SCOPS teleconference Agenda dated July 27, 2016 related to Scrivener ErrorAlthough a petitioner may ask USCIS to correct a clerical error, whether the correction will actually be made is based on the totality…
  • Jun 7

    Provisional Degree cert. is enough

    Provisional Degree cert. is enough
    ACCRAO EDGE (Electronic Database for Global Education) recommends that the Provisional Degree Certificate, offered in India, Pakistan, and Bangladesh, can be accepted as evidence of completing all requirements for the degree in question, the…
  • Jan 12

    New Fees for H-1B -- $4000 (replaces the $2000 that sunsetted recently)

    New Fees for H-1B -- $4000 (replaces the $2000 that sunsetted recently)
    1.   How much is the fee increase?·         Additional fee of $4,000 for certain H-1B petitions and ·         $4,500 for certain L-1A and…
Rank this Week: 1878