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Nation of Immigrators

Nation of Immigrators

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

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

    Soothsayings on Changes to the EB-5 Immigrant Investment Program

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

    Looking Back — Not Much Immigration Solace from Obama

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

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

    Beware the Justice Department’s Stealthy Grab for Enhanced Power to Enforce Immigration Discrimination Rule
    [Blogger’s Note: Today is the last day to submit comments to the Justice Department on its proposed rule which would modify its immigration-related antidiscrimination regulations, which are enforced by the Office of…
Rank this Week: 2349

Law Blog

Law Blog

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

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

    FLSA law suits - settlements that get approved

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

    Asking for forgiveness from the IRS -- Form 843

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

    Cats Paw theory of EEO liability (employment discrimination)

    Cats Paw theory of EEO liability (employment discrimination)
    Source: Lean Business ClubI am in the middle of a case with the Department of Defense (DoD), and it's a rather interesting fact pattern that I thought I would share. In this instance, my client is alleging that a team lead, not his…
Rank this Week: 2087

Immigration Blog

Immigration Blog

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

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

    EXECUTIVE ORDER ON VISAS

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

    VISA BULLETIN FOR MARCH 2017

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

    VISA BULLETIN FOR FEBRUARY 2017

    VISA BULLETIN FOR FEBRUARY 2017
    The Visa Bulletin for February 2017 is now available. Please visit our firm’’s websites at www.immigrantconnect.com and www.americaninvestorvisa.com.
Rank this Week: 2044

Marriage Visa Attorney Blog

Marriage Visa Attorney Blog

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

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

    K2 Visas for the Children of a K1 Fiance

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

    K2 Visas for the Children of a K1 Fiance

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

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

    Trump Executive Order Temporarily Suspends K1 Fiance and CR1 Marriage Visas From 7 Countrie
    Effective January 27, 2017, a Trump Administration Executive Order suspended the issuance of all visas to nationals from Iraq, Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen. This suspension includes K1 Fiance visas and CR1…
Rank this Week: 2169

Ayo and Iken PLC General Practice…

Ayo and Iken PLC General Practice Blog

Covers Florida law topics.

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

    New Florida Bill on Custody

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

    15 Mistakes Many Women Make in a Divorce

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

    Ayo and Iken 2016 Year in Review

    Ayo and Iken 2016 Year in Review
    It has been a fascinating year for our exciting team of attorneys who have challenged themselves on many fronts for their clients. They have tackled it all from a groundbreaking same-sex marriage case to a heart-wrenching fight for the safety…
Rank this Week: 2862

immigrationblog.us

immigrationblog.us

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

http://www.immigrationblog.us/
Rank this Week: 2834

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 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.
Rank this Week: 2979

Freed Marcroft Blog

Freed Marcroft Blog

Covers Connecticut estate planning, family, real estate, litigation, business and non-profit planning, and LGBT immigration law.

http://freedmarcroft.com/category/blog/
  • Sep 18

    May It Be Infinite While It Last

    May It Be Infinite While It Last
    Kristen and I spent a weekend last winter obsessed with figuring out our ancestry.  A family rumor on my side of Scandinavian roots was defeated and instead we learned that my Dad is a descendant of King Edward I (a bad, bad, bad man…
  • Sep 6

    Divorce and Brick Dust

    Divorce and Brick Dust
    The plan yesterday was to have a new sign installed in Freed Marcroft’s reception area.  Our intrepid signmaker friends spent the holiday weekend trying to get the sign itself finished for us, and yesterday evening — on…
  • Aug 31

    Back to School, Taylor Swift, and New Beginning

    Back to School, Taylor Swift, and New Beginning
    This morning our nieces headed off to first (how?) and fifth (basically impossible!) grades.  Thanks to Carla, Felicia, and Jackie, Freed Marcroft now has a kindergartener, a first grader, a second grader, an eighth grader, and…
Rank this Week: 2778

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: 1943

San Francisco Immigration Lawyers…

San Francisco Immigration Lawyers Blog

Covers current events and answers to common questions about immigration law in the San Francisco area. By the Law Office of Gali Schaham Gordon.

http://gordonlawgrouppc.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 2708

Safe Haven Asylum and Refugee Law…

Safe Haven Asylum and Refugee Law Blog

Provides immigration law and refugee protection news, updates and helpful tips. By The Whitt Law Firm, P.C.

http://whittfirm.com/blog/
  • Apr 27

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

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

    Immigration Relief for Those Affected by Severe Earthquake

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

    My Gift to You

    My Gift to You
    I understand how frustrating it can be when dealing with U.S. immigration issues.  I’ve been there, and I know exactly how you feel. But you are not alone.  I’m here to help. Together we will go over your unique…
Rank this Week: 2735

Immigration Law Blog

Immigration Law Blog

Provides immigration law information and advice for consumers in Denver, Colorado. By Law Offices of Trunnell & Sellers.

http://immigrationlawyersdenver.com/blog/
  • Feb 5

    At one time, fiber optic Internet for…

    At one time, fiber optic Internet for businesses may have been a luxury, but in today’s world, you need it to stay competitive. Because broadband Internet evolved to a point where it became a cable-based solution, even small to…
  • Feb 5

    At one time, fiber optic Internet for…

    At one time, fiber optic Internet for businesses may have been a luxury, but in today’s world, you need it to stay competitive. Because broadband Internet evolved to a point where it became a cable-based solution, even small to…
  • Feb 5

    At one time, fiber optic Internet for…

    At one time, fiber optic Internet for businesses may have been a luxury, but in today’s world, you need it to stay competitive. Because broadband Internet evolved to a point where it became a cable-based solution, even small to…
Rank this Week: 2585

Delaware Immigration Lawyer Blog

Delaware Immigration Lawyer Blog

Discusses immigration issues, news and legal developments. By Xiaojuan "Carrie" Huang.

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

    President Obama Executive Action on Immigration

    President Obama Executive Action on Immigration
    On November 20, 2014, the President announced a series of executive actions to crack down on illegal immigration at the border, prioritize deporting felons not families, and require certain undocumented immigrants to pass a criminal…
  • Nov 20

    AILA’s 8 Points on the President’s Immigration Accountability Executive Action

    AILA’s 8 Points on the President’s Immigration Accountability Executive Action
    Based on a briefing today at the White House, the following elements are expected to be part of the Administration’s announcement on immigration executive actions, also known as the President’s Immigration Accountability Executive…
  • Nov 20

    AILA’s 8 Points on the President’s Immigration Accountability Executive Action

    AILA’s 8 Points on the President’s Immigration Accountability Executive Action
    Based on a briefing today at the White House, the following elements are expected to be part of the Administration’s announcement on immigration executive actions, also known as the President’s Immigration Accountability Executive…
Rank this Week: 2558

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: 2937

Florida Immigration Lawyers Blog

Florida Immigration Lawyers Blog

Covers immigration law, visas, and deportation. By Punancy & Cosentino, P.A.

http://www.floridaimmigrationlawyersblog.com/
  • Nov 8

    Sandy VIctim

    Sandy VIctim
    Temporary Immigration Benefit Relief Measures Available to Those Affected by Hurricane Sandy USCIS has posted a reminder to immigrants and nonimmigrants affected by Hurricane Sandy of certain benefits and relief that may be available to…
  • Jul 23

    H-2 B Update

    H-2 B Update
    USCIS Publishes Updated H-2B Visa Number
  • May 10

    Dream Act Again

    Dream Act Again
    Senator Marco Rubio is going to introduce his version of the Dream Act with hopes of getting an approval by the end of the summer. We hope that this will help millions of young people who are living in the United States with no hope for the…
Rank this Week: 2414

WiggiBlawg

WiggiBlawg

Covers immigration law. By Randall Drew.

http://wiggiblawg.blogspot.com/
  • May 18

    A Generation Gap Over Immigration - NYTimes.com

    A Generation Gap Over Immigration - NYTimes.com
    A Generation Gap Over Immigration - NYTimes.com RAD~ Here are some excerpts from a really interesting article in the NYT....I often find it fascinating to try to understand what influences me to think the way I do about things and why others…
  • May 17

    Paterson Move May Help Immigrants Facing Deportation - NYTimes.com

    Paterson Move May Help Immigrants Facing Deportation - NYTimes.com
    Paterson Move May Help Immigrants Facing Deportation - NYTimes.com ALBANY — Gov. David A. Paterson announced on Monday that the state would accelerate consideration and granting of pardons to legal immigrants for old or minor criminal…
  • May 12

    New "Green Card" is here and it is high tech and green

    New "Green Card" is here and it is high tech and green
    USCIS To Issue Redesigned Green Card Fact Sheet Introduction U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced today that it has redesigned the Permanent Resident Card¿commonly known as the "Green Card" to incorporate several…
Rank this Week: 2899

Florida Immigration Law Blog

Florida Immigration Law Blog

By Colombo Hurd.

https://www.colombohurdlaw.com/news-articles/
Rank this Week: 2099

Immigration and Employment Law…

Immigration and Employment Law Blog

By Coane & Associates.

http://immigrationandemploymentlaw.wordpress.com/
  • Mar 24

    Trying to Avoid Deportation during the Trump Administration

    Trying to Avoid Deportation during the Trump Administration
    Here is a story in yesterday’s USA Today, that discusses deportation under President Trump. One of my client’s is featured in this story, and it is a vert sad tale of violating the Constitutional right to due process. My client…
  • Mar 15

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

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

    Fighting Against a Family Man’s Deportation

    Fighting Against a Family Man’s Deportation
    Fighting against the clock trying to prevent my client from being deported today or tomorrow. He has no criminal history, he’s been in this country for 17 years, is married to an American and has American children, all of whom he…
Rank this Week: 4305

H1B Visa Lawyer Blog

H1B Visa Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.h1bvisalawyerblog.com/
  • Mar 24

    Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) – Weekly List of Top News Stories!

    Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) – Weekly List of Top News Stories!
    List of Top News Stories from the last two weeks related to DACA: Rewire. News, 3/16/17: Daniel Ramirez Medina, a DACA recipient who came to the United States at age 7, was swept up in President Trump’s nationwide immigration raids.…
  • Mar 23

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

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

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

    Updated Service Center Processing Times (1/31/17) *Using New Specific Date Format
    Processing Time reports for all of the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service (USCIS) Service Centers were released on 3/8/17 with processing dates as of 1/31/17. If you filed a petition with one of the Service Centers, please review the…
Rank this Week: 4477

Law Office of Michael West P.C.…

Law Office of Michael West P.C. Blog

Covers Georgia law.

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

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

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

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

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

    New Year’s Resolution

    New Year’s Resolution
    New Year’s Eve has come and gone and with it came New Years Resolutions! Starting a new year is like starting with a clean slate and is a great time to evaluate your goals. Many people make fitness related goals or career related goals,…
Rank this Week: 3609

UpCounsel Blog

UpCounsel Blog

About making your business leaner, faster and smarter.

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

    The Implications of SaaS Services Agreement Representations & Warrantie

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

    A Former Lucasfilm Lawyer Tells Us Why She Left Traditional Behind

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

    How to Create an Employment Agreement

    How to Create an Employment Agreement
    Hiring an employee often has many benefits, but missteps in the hiring process could expose your company to employment lawsuits. Here are some steps to take when hiring your first employee.
Rank this Week: 3544

EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program

EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program

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

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

    USCIS Message: EB-5 Regional Center Compliance Audit

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

    USCIS Message: EB-5 Regional Center Compliance Audit

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

    Why kill the EB-5 Program?

    Why kill the EB-5 Program?
    Sens. Diane Feinstein and Chuck Grassley may have their reasons, but why kill a job-creation program that works most of the time. Sure, there are some bad actors in the mix, but law enforcement agencies are rooting them out.EB-5 creates jobs,…
Rank this Week: 5015

Altro & Associates Blog

Altro & Associates Blog

Covers Canadian immigration news and laws.

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

    Foreign Exchange Capital Gain

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

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

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

    Changes to the Principal Residence Exemption in Canada

    Changes to the Principal Residence Exemption in Canada
    Canadian taxpayers will have to report the disposition of property to claim the principal residence exemption. The post Changes to the Principal Residence Exemption in Canada appeared first on Altro Levy LLP.
Rank this Week: 4959

Law and Disorder: Performing Arts…

Law and Disorder: Performing Arts Division

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

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

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

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

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

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

    IS SXSW Being Opportunistic of Oblivious?

    IS SXSW Being Opportunistic of Oblivious?
    By Brian Taylor Goldstein The following situation was recently brought to our attention and we felt obligated to comment:…
Rank this Week: 4284

New York Traffic Ticket Attorney…

New York Traffic Ticket Attorney Blog

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

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

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

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

    Getting Divorced When Your Spouse Is Imprisoned or Incarcerated

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

    Textalyzer – Coming Soon to New York State?

    Textalyzer – Coming Soon to New York State?
    The following is a true story: At 8:33a on April 25th 2014, Courtney Ann Stanford posted on Facebook: “The happy song makes me HAPPY!”  Friends and family also state she was posting selfies. This would be…
Rank this Week: 3164

Immigration Lawyer Blog

Immigration Lawyer Blog

Covers immigration law. By Hartzman Law Firm.

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

    Federal Judge in Hawaii Blocks President Trump’s Travel Ban

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

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

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

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

    President Trump’s New Immigration Executive Order: What You Need to Know
    On January 27, 2017, President Trump signed an executive order, “Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry into the United States”.  On February 3, 2017, a federal court in the State of Washington, issued a temporary…
Rank this Week: 3342

Austin Immigration Lawyer Blog

Austin Immigration Lawyer Blog

Covers immigration news and family-based immigration law. By Lyttle Law Firm, PLLC.

http://www.austinimmigrationlawyerblog.com/
  • Mar 16

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

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

    Tennessee Sues Federal Government for “Forced” Refugee Care

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

    Breast Cancer Patient Denied Release for Decades-Old Deportation Order

    Breast Cancer Patient Denied Release for Decades-Old Deportation Order
    A federal judge refused to free a Houston immigrant and breast cancer patient held in custody since October last year, preventing her from freely seeking the proper medical treatment for her condition. Rashan Akbar Momin is a 48-year-old…
Rank this Week: 3809

Chicago Immigration Lawyer Blog

Chicago Immigration Lawyer Blog

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

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

    Expedited Removal Under the New Executive Order

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

    Immigration Deportation Priorities Memo

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

    Reports of Amped Up Immigration Raids and Roundup.

    Reports of Amped Up Immigration Raids and Roundup.
    The New York Times, CNN, Chicago Tribune and other news outlets are reporting an apparent “ramping up” of ICE enforcement actions.  Federal officials confirmed more than 600 people across 11 states were detained in the past…
Rank this Week: 3860

Bardavid Law

Bardavid Law

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

http://www.bardavidlaw.com/blog
Rank this Week: 3862

ImmigRantings

ImmigRantings

Comments on immigration law. By Slowik & Robinson LLC.

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

    Recent State Actions on Immigration

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

    Early Results of the President’s Travel Ban

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

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

    Breaking News: President Trump’s First Immigration Moves are Just as Bad as We Feared
    We are not even one month into the new administration, and already our worst fears are being realized as every day brings news of another signed or drafted executive order aimed at limiting immigration to the United States.  Below…
Rank this Week: 3179

Hunton Immigration and Nationality…

Hunton Immigration and Nationality Law Blog

Provides information on US immigration law for employers and employees. By Hunton & Williams.

http://www.huntonimmigrationlawblog.com/
  • Feb 16

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

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

    USCIS Releases updated Handbook for Employer

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

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

    March 2017 Visa Bulletin—Updates and Projections for Employment-Based Categorie
    Below is a summary of the March 2017 Visa Bulletin, including Final Action Dates and changes from the previous month for employment-based categories: China continues to move forward at a slow pace, and the EB-3 cut-off date (March 15, 2014)…
Rank this Week: 5145

Immigrating to America

Immigrating to America

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

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

    EB-5 Impending Change

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

    Worldwide Passports for Sale

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

    EB-5 Fraud Case Continues To Reverberate

    EB-5 Fraud Case Continues To Reverberate
      In the past few years there have been a quite a number of EB-5 Regional Center related cases.   They are pretty well documented in the press — just google “Eb-5 Fraud” and one can get a good sense of the…
Rank this Week: 4507

Orbit Law Blog

Orbit Law Blog

Provides commentary on immigration issues in the news and a review of immigration related policies. By Orbit Law, PLLC.

http://www.orbitlawpllc.com/blog-right-sidebar/
  • Feb 6

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

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

    Effect of Executive Order on Pending Applications at USCIS

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

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

    TRAVEL ADVISORY: Executive Order Applies to ALL Non-US Citizens!
    President Trump on Friday, January 27, 2017 signed an Executive Order titled “Protection of the Nation From Foreign Terrorist Entry Into The United States”, the executive order would bar entry to “Aliens” from certain…
Rank this Week: 4299

Bilingual Minnesota Attorney Blog

Bilingual Minnesota Attorney Blog

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

http://bilingualmnattorney.wordpress.com
  • Feb 2

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

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

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

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

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

    ADOPCIÓN DE UN PARIENTE EN MINNESOTA POR MARISELA E. CANTU, ESQ.
    Usted considerando adoptar un relativo pero no saben si la ley lo considera como un pariente del niño que desea adoptar.  Según las leyes de adopción en el estado de Minnesota que es pariente de un niño…
Rank this Week: 5076

Montag Law blog

Montag Law blog

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

http://www.montaglaw.com/blog
  • Jan 29

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

    It sure is difficult to represent someone detained in San Diego.
    On Friday afternoon, President Donald J. Trump issued an executive order barring citizens of Iraq, Iran, Somalia, Syria, and Yemen, who are not also United States citizens, from entering the United States, initially for 90 days. People…
  • Jan 2

    The USCIS fee increase inanity

    The USCIS fee increase inanity
    USCIS ushered out the old year and welcomed the new in some bizarre moves regarding fees and forms. At the end of October, USCIS announced that fees would go up on December 23, 2016.  The announcement indicated that the fee applied to…
  • Jan 2

    The USCIS fee increase inanity

    The USCIS fee increase inanity
    USCIS ushered out the old year and welcomed the new in some bizarre moves regarding fees and forms. At the end of October, USCIS announced that fees would go up on December 23, 2016.  The announcement indicated that the fee applied to…
Rank this Week: 4937

Immigration Lawyers Blog

Immigration Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.immigrationlawyersblog.com/
  • Dec 20

    USCIS Application and Petition Fees to Increase December 23, 2016

    USCIS Application and Petition Fees to Increase December 23, 2016
    Effective December 23, 2016, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will increase the fees required for most immigration applications and petitions.  Applications and petitions postmarked or filed on or after December 23,…
  • Oct 13

    November 2016 Department of State Visa Bulletin

    November 2016 Department of State Visa Bulletin
    The visa bulletin is out at this link: November 2016 Visa Bulletin. For the Application Final Action Dates, employment-based categories are as follows: EB-1 remains current for all countries; EB-2 remains current for all countries except…
  • Oct 13

    November 2016 Department of State Visa Bulletin

    November 2016 Department of State Visa Bulletin
    The visa bulletin is out at this link: November 2016 Visa Bulletin. For the Application Final Action Dates, employment-based categories are as follows: EB-1 remains current for all countries; EB-2 remains current for all countries except…
Rank this Week: 5131

The Immigration Answer Man

The Immigration Answer Man

Covers US immigration law. By Ari Sauer.

http://immigrationanswerman.com/
Rank this Week: 4213

No Deportation

No Deportation

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

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

    YouTube Video of Our Office

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

    USCIS Expands Eligible Aliens for I-601A Provisional Waiver

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

    Jeremiah's Message at the Temple Gate

    Jeremiah's Message at the Temple Gate
    Jeremiah's Message at the Temple Gate Jeremiah 7:5-7(Jer. 7:5) "For if you truly amend your ways and your deeds, if you truly practice justice between a man and his neighbor,(Jer. 7-6) if you do not oppress the alien, the orphan, or the…
Rank this Week: 3982

Hernan Law Firm Blog

Hernan Law Firm Blog

Covers personal injury, criminal defense, immigration, business and litigation.

http://hernanfirm.com/blog/
  • Jun 27

    Supreme Court Sends DAPA Program Back to Lower Court

    Supreme Court Sends DAPA Program Back to Lower Court
    On June 23, 2016, a divided Supreme Court sent President Obama’s DAPA program, which would provide deferred action status for parents of United States citizens who meet certain eligibility criteria (a USCIS flyer on the program…
  • Jul 24

    Arrested in Gwinnett County for Marijuana Possession

    Arrested in Gwinnett County for Marijuana Possession
        Being arrested can be a frightening experience, especially the first time.  For many people young and old, their first encounter with going to jail comes following an arrest for possession of marijuana (referred to in…
  • Apr 30

    The Hernan Law Firm to open second office in Lawrenceville in Summer 2015

    The Hernan Law Firm to open second office in Lawrenceville in Summer 2015
    In order to expand its service offerings and accessibility to clients throughout Metro Atlanta, the Hernan Law Firm will be opening a second office in Lawrenceville in Summer 2015.  Please call our office at (678) 275-4000 for more…
Rank this Week: 4123

My Access Australia

My Access Australia

Covers Australian immigration law. By Peng Cheng.

http://myaccessaustralia.com/
  • Mar 15

    Renewing Permanent Residency – 155 & 157 Resident Return Visa

    Renewing Permanent Residency – 155 & 157 Resident Return Visa
    . Is your Australian permanent residency visa about to expire? Or has it expired already? Do you need to apply for a visa in order to travel overseas and return to Australia? You may be able to apply for a Subclass 155 Resident Return…
  • Apr 12

    Employer Nomination Scheme (ENS) – Subclass 186 Visa

    Employer Nomination Scheme (ENS) – Subclass 186 Visa
      The Subclass 186 Employer Nomination Scheme visa is a permanent residency visa that requires the sponsorship of a nominating employer. There are two separate pathways or streams for the 186 visa. You can satisfy the requirements…
  • Jun 23

    Regional Sponsored Migration Scheme (RSMS) – Subclass 187 Visa

    Regional Sponsored Migration Scheme (RSMS) – Subclass 187 Visa
      The Subclass 187 RSMS visa is a permanent residency visa that requires the sponsorship of a nominating employer for a role that is located in ‘regional Australia’. The main difference between a 187 RSMS visa and a 186…
Rank this Week: 4189

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: 3124

Immigration Employment

Immigration Employment

Covers employment-based immigration. By Charles Miller.

http://immigrationemployment.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 28

    Plan Now for the New H-1B Filing Season

    Plan Now for the New H-1B Filing Season
    The Miller Law Offices provides guidance for employers in advance of the April 1, 2016 initial filing date for H-1B petitions.Employers use the H-1B visa category to employ nonimmigrant foreign workers who possess the equivalent of a U.S.…
  • Jan 28

    Plan Now for the New H-1B Filing SeasonThe…

    Plan Now for the New H-1B Filing SeasonThe Miller Law Offices provides guidance for employers in advance of the April 1, 2016 initial filing date for H-1B petitions.Employers use the H-1B visa category to employ nonimmigrant foreign…
  • Nov 16

    Obama Administration to seek Supreme Court Review of Immigration Plan

    Obama Administration to seek Supreme Court Review of Immigration Plan
    The Justice Department has indicated that it intends to appeal the Circuit Court's decision to uphold the temporary injunction halting the implementation of President Obama's expanded deferred action immigration plans to the U.S. Supreme…
Rank this Week: 5093

Immigration Navigator

Immigration Navigator

US immigration and green card information. By Gary Goodin.

http://www.immigrationnavigator.com/
  • Dec 3

    J-1 visa 2 year rule

    J-1 visa 2 year rule
    If you were ever admitted in J status, the first thing that needs to be determined is whether you are subject to the two year residence requirement.
  • Dec 22

    Immigration Criminal Justice Record

    Immigration Criminal Justice Record
    There is no such thing as a criminal charge that is not serious. An applicant’s criminal history, even of incidents that happened many years ago is very relevant in immigration proceedings such as naturalization and adjustment of…
  • Dec 22

    Immigration and Criminal Record

    Immigration and Criminal Record
    There is no such thing as a criminal charge that is not serious. An applicant’s criminal history, even of incidents that happened many years ago is very relevant in immigration proceedings such as naturalization and adjustment of…
Rank this Week: 3924

Canada Immigration Blog

Canada Immigration Blog

Covers issues related to immigrating to Canada. By David Cohen.

http://www.canadavisa.com/canada-immigration-blog/
  • Oct 6

    Canadians show their government the way

    Canadians show their government the way
    When it comes to helping international refugees in desperate need, it is the Canadian people who are leading the charge. We could be doing more, but some recent news gives grounds to be hopeful that that will soon be case. For example, the…
  • Sep 9

    We Can Do Much More

    We Can Do Much More
    Version française à suivre In 1979, as thousands of Vietnamese were attempting to flee a region in disarray and a totalitarian regime, deputy Canadian immigration minister John Manion brought the manuscript of None is…
  • Sep 2

    Kudos to Quebec

    Kudos to Quebec
    Version française à suivre At exactly this time last year, I wrote an open letter on this blog titled ‘Children Belong in School’.  In this letter, addressed to the Quebec Cabinet Ministers of Immigration…
Rank this Week: 4564

Peek and Toland Blog

Peek and Toland Blog

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

http://www.peekandtoland.com/blog
  • Jul 6

    The E-2 Improvement Act

    The E-2 Improvement Act
    On April 9th, 2015, Florida Congressman David Jolly (R) introduced a bill “The E-2 Improvement Act” that could have a significant and beneficial impact on E-2 Treaty Investor Visa holders whose ultimate desire is to obtain…
  • Jun 23

    Possible Visa Services Interruption

    Possible Visa Services Interruption
    The Department of State’s Bureau of Consular Affairs is currently experiencing technical problems with its visa systems. This issue is not specific to any particular country or visa category. We apologize for the inconvenience and are…
  • Jun 8

    U.S. Citizenship and Immigrations Services Reopen H-2B Cap for the Second Half of Fiscal Year 2015

    U.S. Citizenship and Immigrations Services Reopen H-2B Cap for the Second Half of Fiscal Year 2015
    On June 5, 2015, USCIS reopened the congressionally mandated fiscal year (FY) 2015 cap and will accept Form I-129, Petition for a Nonimmigrant Worker, requesting new H-2B workers with an employment start date between April 1 and September 30,…
Rank this Week: 4277