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Global Immigration Blog

Global Immigration Blog

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

http://www.globalimmigrationblog.com
  • Jun 26

    Supreme Court Allows Partial Effect to Trump Travel Ban, Will Review Case in October

    Supreme Court Allows Partial Effect to Trump Travel Ban, Will Review Case in October
    It comes as no surprise that the U.S. Supreme Court will hear the travel ban case and will do so in early October. Meanwhile, the Court stayed lower court injunctions allowing President Donald Trump’s revised travel ban to go in effect,…
  • Jun 21

    Trump’s Cuba Policy Reverses Course Set by Obama

    Trump’s Cuba Policy Reverses Course Set by Obama
    Simpler and less expensive travel to Cuba by Americans is apparently short-lived, as more difficult and costly travel to the island nation appears forthcoming. In a recent speech in Miami outlining his policies on Cuban travel and commercial…
  • Jun 19

    USCIS May Request I-9

    USCIS May Request I-9
    The USCIS is requesting some applicants for Adjustment of Status to submit copies of the I-9 Employment Eligibility Verification forms that they (and their employers) completed for current or former employment. These requests are coming as…
Rank this Week: 2834

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/
  • Jun 26

    USCIS Announces Return of H-1B Premium Processing

    USCIS Announces Return of H-1B Premium Processing
    The USCIS announced on June 23, 2017, that it will reintroduce Premium Processing for H-1B petitions. USCIS suspended this program for all H-1B petitions on April 3, 2017.… Continue Reading
  • Jun 21

    Recent H-1B Visa Development

    Recent H-1B Visa Development
    March 2017 brought us a surprising suspension of the Premium Processing option for all H-1B petitions received by the USCIS on or after Monday, April 3, 2017, which led to an overwhelming number of H-1B extension filings in a short period of…
  • Jun 14

    USCIS’s Nebraska Service Center Announces Delays In Adjudication of H-4 and H-4 EAD Applications Concurrently Filed with Premium H-1B Petition

    USCIS’s Nebraska Service Center Announces Delays In Adjudication of H-4 and H-4 EAD Applications Concurrently Filed with Premium H-1B Petition
    Due to the upcoming temporary suspension of premium processing for all H-1B petitions on April 3, 2017, USCIS has experienced a dramatic increase in the number of premium processing cases it has received. The Nebraska Service Center, which…
Rank this Week: 3295

Immigration and Employment Law…

Immigration and Employment Law Blog

By Coane & Associates.

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

    Fox News Anchor and other Exciting Developments at Coane and Associate

    Fox News Anchor and other Exciting Developments at Coane and Associate
    It’s been another very busy week at our law firm. First, on Thursday, I had the honor of meeting Gretchen Carlson, former news anchor at Fox News. This is a picture of me with Gretchen Carlson. She came to speak at our National…
  • Jun 12

    Your First Hearing at Immigration Court

    Your First Hearing at Immigration Court
    Here is a video that I recorded a few years ago about the immigration court process. The procedures have not changed and hopefully the viewer will find this Houston immigration lawyer and Miami immigration lawyer explanation to be helpful and…
  • Jun 8

    Why Waste $500,000 on an EB-5 Green Card?

    Why Waste $500,000 on an EB-5 Green Card?
    There is a lot of news concerning the EB-5 method of investing in the U.S. in order to get a green card. What gets little publicity, however, is how these EB-5 investors get any return on their investment (nominal at best), but more…
Rank this Week: 3089

Florida Business Lawyers Blog

Florida Business Lawyers Blog

Covers business, immigration and real estate law. By Stok Folk + Kon, P.A.

http://www.floridabusinesslawyersblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2142

UpCounsel Blog

UpCounsel Blog

About making your business leaner, faster and smarter.

https://www.upcounsel.com/blog
Rank this Week: 2326

Immigration Attorney Blog

Immigration Attorney Blog

By Brian D. Lerner.

http://brian-d-lerner-blog.com/
  • Jun 19

    Should I apply for the E-2 or L-1 Business Visa?

    Should I apply for the E-2 or L-1 Business Visa?
      Question: I have a business and want to either purchase or buy a business in the U.S. but do not know which one of the visas would be better. The choices that I have been given are the E-2 and the L-1. Can you clarify and/or help me…
  • Jun 12

    Get Ready! Prosecutorial Discretions are being Revoked.

    Get Ready! Prosecutorial Discretions are being Revoked.
    Question: I was in Immigration Court about 2 years ago and had no relief. However, I did not have any crimes either and my attorney made a motion for prosecutorial discretion. However, last week, I was arrested for DUI. I did not even have to…
  • Jun 12

    TRUMP revoking many PD Case

    TRUMP revoking many PD Case
    The AssociatedPress reports that immigrants who received deportation orders but were allowed to stay in the United States under the Obama administration have become a target under President Donald Trump’s new immigration policies, with…
Rank this Week: 2941

Montag Law blog

Montag Law blog

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

http://www.montaglaw.com/blog
  • Jun 18

    Sessions v. Morales-Santana, the Equal Protection double-edged sword.

    Sessions v. Morales-Santana, the Equal Protection double-edged sword.
    The 14th amendment to the United States Constitution states: All persons born or naturalized in the United States, and subject to the jurisdiction thereof, are citizens of the United States and of the state wherein they reside. No state shall…
  • Jun 4

    Recent en banc moral turpitude case concurrence may be addressing the travel ban litigation.

    Recent en banc moral turpitude case concurrence may be addressing the travel ban litigation.
    The Ninth Circuit got into it this year on a relatively minor issue, a section of the Immigration and Nationality Act, INA § 101(f)(1), which states that an “habitual drunkard” lacks good moral character. On March 24, 2016, a…
  • May 21

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

    An example of how a court deals with contrary precedents in making a decision.
    It has been a while since I have blogged. My apologies. Between executive orders and all the other shenanigans (if high crimes and misdemeanors are shenanigans), I have been distracted. Having not been to a demonstration since I was 16 years…
Rank this Week: 2647

Chicago Immigration Lawyer Blog

Chicago Immigration Lawyer Blog

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

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

    News is Divided on Trump Policies for DACA and DAPA

    News is Divided on Trump Policies for DACA and DAPA
    On June 15, 2017, Department of Homeland Secretary John Kelly issued a Policy Memo regarding two programs:  the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) and the Deferred Action for Parents of American Citizens (DAPA) and there was…
  • May 24

    Venezuela Now Leads in U.S. Asylum Application Filing

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

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

    Married to a U.S. Citizen? You Might Be Able to Adjust to Legal Status without Leaving the Country
    One way to Adjust Status to permanent residence status in the United States is by marriage to a U.S. Citizen.  Through adjustment of status, an undocumented person may achieve permanent residence status without returning to his/her…
Rank this Week: 2921

Rabinowitz & Rabinowitz, P.C. Blog

Rabinowitz & Rabinowitz, P.C. Blog

Covers immigration law.

http://www.rabinowitzrabinowitz.com/blog/
  • Jun 16

    Department of State publishes rule to ask security risk applicants for in-depth information

    Department of State publishes rule to ask security risk applicants for in-depth information
    The Department of State has published a proposal to increase the amount of information collected from certain visa applicants. The proposal for information collection was published May 4, 2017 in the Federal Register, under emergency review…
  • May 17

    The CRS Issues Report on Sanctuary Citie

    The CRS Issues Report on Sanctuary Citie
    The Congressional Research Service (CRS) has issued a report on sanctuary cities, addressing the issue of how to define a sanctuary city, specific limitations that states and localities have placed on immigration enforcement activity, and…
  • Apr 19

    Two courts enjoin President Trump’s modified executive order

    Two courts enjoin President Trump’s modified executive order
    President Trump issued a new executive order on March 6, 2017 blocking citizens of six predominantly Muslim nations from entering the United States. Nine days later on March 15, 2017, a federal court in Hawaii issued an order enjoining the…
Rank this Week: 2053

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
  • Jun 16

    DACA Safe for Now

    DACA Safe for Now
    DACA appears safe, for now. It seems media across the spectrum reports that it's a(nother) broken promise for Trump - with the Washington Times adding that the reversal "enrages conservative base" and the Daily Caller bemoaning that "100,000…
  • Jun 3

    We're Suing To Compel Disclosure of the Tanton Paper

    We're Suing To Compel Disclosure of the Tanton Paper
    Dr. John Tanton ​I will place updates here. Follow me on Facebook or on Twitter @HMAesq for notifications.BACKGROUNDAs an immigration lawyer, in the wake of ICE raids, stalled immigration reform, detention of children,…
  • May 26

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

    4th Circuit Keeps Muslim Ban Blocked - But This Isn't Over
    Get ready for a SCOTUS Showdown. The 4th Circuit opinion keeping the Muslim Ban blocked - with concurrences and dissents - is a stage for a final showdown before the Supreme Court. A full panel of 13 judges ruled, 10 in favor of…
Rank this Week: 2823

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/
  • Jun 6

    Employers: Be Prepared for Increased Audits from Department of Labor

    Employers: Be Prepared for Increased Audits from Department of Labor
    Department of Labor has today announced their intention to conduct sweeping audits against employers who hire foreign national employees on H-1B and other visa types, see here: https://www.dol.gov/newsroom/releases/opa/opa20170606 Please make…
  • May 19

    Starting a Business by an H-1B Visa Holder

    Starting a Business by an H-1B Visa Holder
    Increasingly, we find that we are answering questions from  entrepreneurial souls who want to start their own businesses to market their great ideas but are hobbled in their goals due to the severe restrictions placed on certain visa…
  • Apr 12

    Alert to Frequent Fliers: Customs & Border Protection (CBP) needs to borrow your electronic devices and data!

    Alert to Frequent Fliers: Customs & Border Protection (CBP) needs to borrow your electronic devices and data!
    Although this may seem unfathomable to most in the U.S, the Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has begun a routine process of inspecting electronic devices of ALL incoming passengers. Yes that also includes US Citizens and Lawful Permanent…
Rank this Week: 3045

Law Blog

Law Blog

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

http://hanoverlawpc.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 18

    Does your client have a right to see the evidence against him? (Criminal)

    Does your client have a right to see the evidence against him? (Criminal)
    Part of the job of a good defense attorney is to fight. Not random gestures aimed at demons and ghosts, but rather concerted efforts to prevent our clients from being trampled by the well intentioned bootheels of the prosecutorial beasties. …
  • Apr 18

    The difference between "credible fear" and "reasonable fear" interviews by ICE/DHS

    The difference between "credible fear" and "reasonable fear" interviews by ICE/DHS
    From time to time we run into this question -- what is the difference between there two types of interviews? A recent question asked on an immigration board, to which we belong, is typical: I have a detained client who received a positive…
  • Apr 2

    Drug use and the I-485

    Drug use and the I-485
    Section 3 of the I-485 -- asking about drugs.I had a chance to help a fellow practitioner the other day, and I thought I would share his question so others might benefit, too! You do a ton of litigation, and I also know you are…
Rank this Week: 2194

Immigration Lawyer Blog

Immigration Lawyer Blog

Covers immigration law. By Hartzman Law Firm.

http://www.immigrationlawyerblog.net/
  • Apr 5

    Trump Administration Announces Crackdown H-1B Visa Fraud

    Trump Administration Announces Crackdown H-1B Visa Fraud
    President Trump ran his presidential campaign on a pledge to protect the jobs of American workers. As part of this pledge, President Trump routinely on the campaign trail said that he wanted to limit legal immigration to the United States.…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 2251

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: 2081

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: 3132

Bardavid Law

Bardavid Law

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

http://www.bardavidlaw.com/blog
Rank this Week: 2933

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: 2221

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: 2639

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: 3130

Seattle Immigration Lawyer Blog

Seattle Immigration Lawyer Blog

Published By the Law Office of Bonnie Stern Wasser

http://www.seattleimmigrationlawyerblog.com/
  • Nov 20

    President Obama Expands Deferred Action and Provisional Waiver

    President Obama Expands Deferred Action and Provisional Waiver
    President Obama announced tonight in very broad terms that he would expand "deferred action" to millions of undocumented immigrants beyond the DACA program of 2012 (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals). The new program, to begin in 2015,…
  • Nov 20

    President Obama Expands Deferred Action and Provisional Waiver

    President Obama Expands Deferred Action and Provisional Waiver
    President Obama announced tonight in very broad terms that he would expand "deferred action" to millions of undocumented immigrants beyond the DACA program of 2012 (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals). The new program, to begin in 2015,…
  • Nov 20

    President Obama to Announce Executive Action Tonight

    President Obama to Announce Executive Action Tonight
    President Obama is scheduled to announce his plan for Executive Action on immigration tonight at 5pm PST. Most of the networks will NOT be carrying his speech. However, CNN, MSNBC, Telemundo and Univision among others will, although this…
Rank this Week: 2676

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: 3235

Questions & Answers About…

Questions & Answers About Immigration to the U.S.

Covers immigration law. By Berd & Klaus PLLC.

http://www.berdklauss.com/questions-answers/
  • Dec 20

    I-94 Retrieval: New Automated Entry System

    I-94 Retrieval: New Automated Entry System
    As of April 2013 most foreign nationals who enter the U.S. will no longer be required to fill out and submit the paper version of Form I-94 when arriving in the U.S. and will not be issued an endorsed Form I-94 by U.S. Customs and Border…
  • Oct 3

    Federal Government Shutdown

    Federal Government Shutdown
    As a result of the government shutdown, there are several disruptions that are expected to affect the processing of immigration cases. Below please find a few of the most prevalent disruptions that have had an immediate impact: 1. The…
  • Sep 6

    How do I sponsor my same sex spouse for a green card?

    How do I sponsor my same sex spouse for a green card?
    On June 26, 2013 the Supreme Court ruled that The Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) was unconstitutional. As a result, USCIS has been accepting and processing green card applications for same-sex couples. As a result, a U.S. Citizen or Lawful…
Rank this Week: 2199

Immigration Law, Policy and…

Immigration Law, Policy and Procedure

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

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

    How a 2013 Government Shutdown Might Affect Your Immigration Case

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

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

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

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

    Commandment #6 of Applying for Naturalization: Thou Shall Go Back to Your Root
    Not remembering important information can complicate an applicant's naturalization application.  This is especially true when dealing with issues of eligibility.  That's why having a copy of one's  "A file" has become increasingly…
Rank this Week: 2849

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: 2842

ARG Immigration Law Blog

ARG Immigration Law Blog

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

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

    It's H-1B Season...

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

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

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

    Demystifying Options for Student-Artist

    Demystifying Options for Student-Artist
    For students working in the arts, whether as performers, musicians, visual artists or technical personnel, the progression of immigration options from your F-1 status can be riddled with complexities. Of course it is not possible to describe…
Rank this Week: 2651

Immigration and Deportation

Immigration and Deportation

By Gehi & Associates.

http://gehilaw.blogspot.com
  • Mar 13

    DHS Will Employ New Tracking System for Visa Holder

    DHS Will Employ New Tracking System for Visa Holder
    The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) plans on implementing a new, improved system to track individuals who overstay their U.S. tourist or work visa. DHS plans to begin the program in the next few weeks, and the program will trace future…
  • Mar 12

    U.S. the Leading Destination for Several Religious Group

    U.S. the Leading Destination for Several Religious Group
    Since the 19th century, immigrants have been coming to the U. S. in hopes of creating better lives for themselves and their families. Since then, the U.S. has become a melting pot of different ethnicities, cultures and religions. According to…
  • Mar 10

    Obama Speaks About Immigration Reform In Response to Fox News Latino Poll

    Obama Speaks About Immigration Reform In Response to Fox News Latino Poll
    A Fox News Latino poll conducted under Latin Insights was released on Monday, March 5 and consisted of 1,200 likely Latino voters in the U.S. The poll showed that 73 percent think Obama’s performance in office is satisfactory and more than…
Rank this Week: 3138

Arizona Immigration Law

Arizona Immigration Law

By Ariano & Reppucci.

http://www.arizonaimmigrationhelp.com/immigration-law-blog/
  • Aug 22

    Crimes and Immigration: Threatening or Intimidating

    Crimes and Immigration: Threatening or Intimidating
    Another week is here. Happy Monday everyone! Hopefully everyone had a great weekend and is out and about to enjoy the summer. Today’s topic is the crime of threatening or intimidating codified in ARS § 13-1202. ARS § 13-1202 states, “A…
  • Aug 22

    Perjury and Immigration: Just Don’t Lie

    Perjury and Immigration: Just Don’t Lie
    It’s almost Friday! That should put everyone is a great mood. I know it puts me in a great mood. But, I should lie, for me every day is a great day when I get to talk immigration law. Today’s topic is Perjury and False Swearing. A person…
  • Aug 22

    Crimes, Crimes, and More Crimes: Forgery and Immigration

    Crimes, Crimes, and More Crimes: Forgery and Immigration
    Hope everyone is doing well out there in the blogosphere. Today, as we have done for the past week, we are going to continue on our journey of crimes and their immigration consequences. Today’s topic is forgery (A.R.S. 13-2002).
Rank this Week: 3032

Nation of Immigrants

Nation of Immigrants

Covers immigration news, laws and policies. By Carl Shusterman.

http://shusterman.typepad.com/nation-of-immigrants/
  • Feb 23

    Sailing in Space: Immigrant NASA Astronaut

    Sailing in Space: Immigrant NASA Astronaut
    The word “astronaut” is derived from the Greek word meaning “space sailor” and refers specifically to members of the United States’ space program, NASA. “Space sailors” in other parts of the world have different names, such as…
  • Feb 22

    Welcome to our website–We look forward to your suggestion

    Welcome to our website–We look forward to your suggestion
    After 9 months of labor, our new website was born on February 17th. I hope that you will agree that after 16 years of being a content-rich, but a rather ugly-looking site, the new site is considerably better looking. I also hope that the site…
  • Feb 14

    Test Post

    Test Post
     
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Musings on Immigration

Musings on Immigration

Covers immigration issues, including current political and social events and their impact on immigration law and reform. By Kuck Casablanca LLC.

http://www.immigration.net/Blog
  • Aug 20

    USCIS Knows What Its Problems Are. Will It Now Fix Them?

    USCIS Knows What Its Problems Are. Will It Now Fix Them?
    Recently, the USCIS conducted a survey of more than 5,000 “stakeholders” (folks who care about and participate in the U.S. immigration system in some way).  These stakeholders were asked to identify the key areas of concern for them.…
  • Aug 19

    Senator Schumer, You are Wrong!

    Senator Schumer, You are Wrong!
    Last Week Congress passed its first major piece of immigration legislation in several years.  The Border Security Emergency Supplemental Appropriations Act of 2010 (H.R. 5875) Besides the fact that the bill itself is a joke–passed without…
  • Aug 12

    GOP candidate for Governor announces Arizona-style immigration bill for Florida

    GOP candidate for Governor announces Arizona-style immigration bill for Florida
    According to an examiner.com report, Florida’s Attorney General Bill McCollum, and a GOP gubernatorial candidate, yesterday announced a bill to be introduced in the Florida Legislature that will rival Arizona’s embattled immigration law.
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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: 2763

Immigration Updates

Immigration Updates

Covers immigration and asylum law issues. By Masliah & Soloway.

http://www.masliah-soloway.com/blogs/
Rank this Week: 2030

PanCanadian Immigration Law Group

PanCanadian Immigration Law Group

Covers the process of immigrating to Canada.

http://immigrationcanada.pro/blog/
  • Jun 24

    Bill C-6 Streamlines Path to Canadian Citizenship

    Bill C-6 Streamlines Path to Canadian Citizenship
    A Canadian is a Canadian is a Canadian ~ Prime Minister Justin Trudeau Effective June 19, 2017, Canada’s Bill C-6 has received Royal Assent and is now law. Bill C-6 is an amendment to Canada’s Citizenship Act that…
  • Jun 19

    Documents Required to Move To Canada

    Documents Required to Move To Canada
    Basic Documents Required to Move to Canada Before you can move to Canada, you must apply for permanent Canadian residency with the office of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada. To enter Canada as either a visitor or to move to…
  • Jun 17

    Canada’s Global Talent Stream to Fast Track Temporary Foreign Worker

    Canada’s Global Talent Stream to Fast Track Temporary Foreign Worker
    The Global Talent Stream launched June 12, 2017 by  Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC), which promises a 2-week fast-track for qualified applicants to the Temporary Foreign Worker Program. The Global Talent Stream…
Rank this Week: 3524

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/
  • Jun 23

    A good week for second chance

    A good week for second chance
    This week, the United States Supreme Court issued decisions in not one, but two (!!) immigration cases for the immigration lawyers at Fong & Aquino LLP to chat about. Earlier this year, I wrote about the Maslenjak case.  During oral…
  • Jun 16

    What do we say to the four horsemen of deportation? Not today

    What do we say to the four horsemen of deportation? Not today
    This week, the Trump Administration summed up its policy on undocumented immigrants inside the United States as follows:  “We are coming after you!”  The immigration lawyers at Fong & Aquino LLP have a…
  • May 26

    Ramped up immigration enforcement: It’s happening

    Ramped up immigration enforcement: It’s happening
    Not too long ago, the immigration attorneys at Fong & Aquino opined that Immigration and Customs Enforcement would be seeking to arrest more people due to immigration violations. Folks, this is no longer a remote possibility.  It is…
Rank this Week: 4463

Cuba Law Blog

Cuba Law Blog

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

http://www.attorneycuba.com/
  • Jun 23

    How Trump’s New Cuba Policy Will Affect American Businesse

    How Trump’s New Cuba Policy Will Affect American Businesse
    U.S. business owners with dealings in Cuba were relieved after President Donald Trump outlined his new Cuba policy last week because it might not have a big impact on their ventures. Some have reportedly paused all business with the island…
  • Jun 21

    Panama Offers Stranded Cuban Migrants Multiple-Entry Visas if They Return to Cuba

    Panama Offers Stranded Cuban Migrants Multiple-Entry Visas if They Return to Cuba
    The Panamanian government is offering 126 Cuban migrants stranded in the country a chance to return to Cuba and become self-employed entrepreneurs, and in exchange, they’ll receive multiple-entry visas into Panama and an undetermined…
  • Jun 19

    Cuba Responds to Trump’s ‘Hostile Rhetoric,’ Reiterates Willingness to Continue Cooperation

    Cuba Responds to Trump’s ‘Hostile Rhetoric,’ Reiterates Willingness to Continue Cooperation
    Cuban officials have released an official response to President Donald Trump’s June 16 speech in Miami that reinstated restrictions on travel and banned dealings with businesses owned or controlled by the Cuban military. The statement…
Rank this Week: 3687

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/
  • Jun 23

    Understanding the Limitations of a Prenuptial Agreement

    Understanding the Limitations of a Prenuptial Agreement
    Prenuptial agreements enable prospective spouses to decide and delineate, prior to marriage, their rights and obligations if their marriage ends – either because of the death of one spouse or by divorce. A prenuptial agreement allows…
  • Jun 15

    Talking to Your Kids About Divorce: The Fine Line Between Honesty and Oversharing

    Talking to Your Kids About Divorce: The Fine Line Between Honesty and Oversharing
    When the time comes to speak with your children about divorce, it’s important to carefully consider what you’ll say and how you’ll say it. You’re probably aware that it will be a sensitive and emotional conversation.…
  • Jun 10

    Potential Alimony Complications for Same Sex Divorcing Couples in Connecticut

    Potential Alimony Complications for Same Sex Divorcing Couples in Connecticut
    The legalization of marriage between partners of the same sex in Connecticut was a hard-fought battle. Decisions recognizing marriage equality in Connecticut in 2008, and then nationally in 2015, were celebrated across the United…
Rank this Week: 3477

Immigration Lawyers Blog

Immigration Lawyers Blog

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

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

    July 2017 Department of State Visa Bulletin

    July 2017 Department of State Visa Bulletin
    The visa bulletin is out at this link: July 2017 Visa Bulletin For the Application Final Action Dates, employment-based categories are as follows: EB-1 remains current for all countries except China and India (January 1, 2012); EB-2…
  • May 24

    June 2017 Department of State Visa Bulletin

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

    May 2017 Department of State Visa Bulletin

    May 2017 Department of State Visa Bulletin
    The visa bulletin is out at this link: May 2017 Visa Bulletin For the Application Final Action Dates, employment-based categories are as follows: EB-1 remains current for all countries; EB-2 remains current for all countries except India…
Rank this Week: 4563

Altro & Associates Blog

Altro & Associates Blog

Covers Canadian immigration news and laws.

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

    Charitable Donations as an Estate Planning Tool After 2016

    Charitable Donations as an Estate Planning Tool After 2016
    Due to changes in the Income Tax Act, charitable donations made under a Will may require a re-visit. The post Charitable Donations as an Estate Planning Tool After 2016 appeared first on Altro Levy LLP.
  • May 24

    EB-5 Alternatives: E and L Visa

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

    The Importance of Multi-Jurisdictional Powers of Attorney

    The Importance of Multi-Jurisdictional Powers of Attorney
    This blog discussed the importance of understanding multi-jurisdictional powers of attorney for Canadians who travel between Canada and the US. The post The Importance of Multi-Jurisdictional Powers of Attorney appeared first on Altro Levy…
Rank this Week: 5043

Chicago Immigration Lawyer Blog

Chicago Immigration Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.theusimmigrationlawyer.com/
Rank this Week: 3673

Ayo and Iken PLC General Practice…

Ayo and Iken PLC General Practice Blog

Covers Florida law topics.

http://www.myfloridalaw.com/blog/
  • Jun 12

    Want a Bad Idea? Stay Together for the Kid

    Want a Bad Idea? Stay Together for the Kid
    Dinnertime is increasingly strained and the kids are pretty sure mom and dad don’t like one another all that much. There’s no small talk going on, no laughing at private jokes, no acknowledgement of one another’s days, even…
  • Apr 19

    15 Signs Your Spouse Has Checked Out of the Marriage

    15 Signs Your Spouse Has Checked Out of the Marriage
    All marriages go through ups and downs and highs and lows. After all, living with another person, meshing your lives together, is not always easy, no matter how much you love one another. Particularly when you have children, you can get so…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 3807

EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program

EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program

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

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

    USCIS releases EB-5 visa case processing times report

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

    Chicago Convention Center scammer sentenced to 3 years in prison

    Chicago Convention Center scammer sentenced to 3 years in prison
    Seehttp://tinyurl.com/k9p26e3
  • Mar 21

    USCIS Message: EB-5 Regional Center Compliance Audit

    USCIS Message: EB-5 Regional Center Compliance Audit
    Dear Stakeholder, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announces the launch of an EB-5 Regional Center Compliance Audit Program.  Regional center compliance audits are an additional way to enhance program integrity…
Rank this Week: 4294

Florida Immigration Law Blog

Florida Immigration Law Blog

By Colombo & Hurd, PL.

http://www.colombohurdlaw.com/news-articles/
Rank this Week: 3928

Immigration Wage & Hour Law Blog

Immigration Wage & Hour Law Blog

By Ken C. Gauvey.

http://www.gauveylaw.com/legal-blog/
  • May 22

    Restaurants and Defending FLSA Claims in Maryland

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

    How Do I Pick What Type of Business to Start?

    How Do I Pick What Type of Business to Start?
    When starting a business, one of the most important decisions to make is what kind of business to run.  Obviously, choosing the product or service you provide is important, but so is the form your business will take. The type of business…
  • Feb 3

    US Supreme Court to Hear Challenge to Class Action Arbitration Waiver

    US Supreme Court to Hear Challenge to Class Action Arbitration Waiver
    Many businesses engage in careful planning regarding the company’s exposure to risk and legal liability. One means many businesses use to manage expose to lawsuits and litigation are provisions in employment agreements that set forth…
Rank this Week: 3938

US Immigration Blog

US Immigration Blog

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

http://blog.messersmithlaw.com
  • May 15

    EB1 Requirement

    EB1 Requirement
    Documentation for EB1 Requirements The EB1A green card is for aliens of extraordinary ability engaged in the arts, sciences, business, education or athletics. Many scientists, post docs, and PhD students utilize the EB1A category to self…
  • Apr 26

    Athlete Visa and Athlete Green Card Option

    Athlete Visa and Athlete Green Card Option
    For foreign nationals who wish to come to the United States to work or perform as an athlete in sports like football, basketball, hockey, MMA, tennis, golf or in other competitions, there are several different visa and green card options to…
  • Jan 25

    Trump Visa – Trump Green Card

    Trump Visa – Trump Green Card
    President Trump has been in office for less than one week yet he has already followed through with many of his campaign promises that relate to immigration such as building a wall along our southern border with Mexico and temporarily halting…
Rank this Week: 4375

Immigrating to America

Immigrating to America

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

http://immigrating.wordpress.com
  • May 10

    Kushner & Trump and the EB-5 Regional Center Extension

    Kushner & Trump and the EB-5 Regional Center Extension
    First things first, the EB-5 Regional Center program has been extended until September 30, 2017 as part of a larger federal budget extension. And as we’ve pointed out previously (but bears repeating), the extension affects the Regional…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 4452

Pobjecky & Pobjecky Blog

Pobjecky & Pobjecky Blog

Information on immigration for individuals and businesses.

http://pobjeckylaw.com/blog/
  • Apr 14

    Visas for Teacher

    Visas for Teacher
    VISAS FOR TEACHERS Spring flowers are being replaced with April showers, and the children are restless.  As summer nears, many public schools will need to replenish their workforce.  With a shortage of qualified teachers in many…
  • Mar 1

    Can You Pass the Citizenship Test?

    Can You Pass the Citizenship Test?
    For people eager to become citizens, there are plenty of legal hurdles to pass, but one of the final tests on the path to citizenship is a test of 10 questions known as the Civics Test. If you were actually taking the test, it is not in a…
  • Aug 24

    4 Immigration Scams to Be Aware Of

    4 Immigration Scams to Be Aware Of
    There are a number of common scams inflicted on innocent immigrants every year. One example occurred in Florida is when Josefa Siverio stole checks and money orders that hopeful applicants paid. The applications were ultimately denied when…
Rank this Week: 3497