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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/
  • Sep 19

    Economic Power of New Americans (Update) – Wisconsin, Wyoming & Washington, D.C.

    Economic Power of New Americans (Update) – Wisconsin, Wyoming & Washington, D.C.
    The Immigration Policy Center (IPC) has released all fifty states, the District of Columbia and the United States (Overall), for a total of fifty-two updated fact sheets with accompanying info graphics and other details. These fact sheets…
  • Sep 18

    John McCain: ‘Not conscionable’ to deport ‘Dreamers’

    John McCain: ‘Not conscionable’ to deport ‘Dreamers’
    Senator John McCain, AZ (R), made his first TV interview since his diagnosis of brain cancer in July! On Sunday, September 10th, Senator McCain appeared on CNN’s “State of the Union” with Jake Tapper. He talked about many…
  • Sep 15

    MVP LAW GROUP – Immigration Q&A Forum, Friday, September 15, 2017

    MVP LAW GROUP – Immigration Q&A Forum, Friday, September 15, 2017
    MVP Law Group, P.A. makes available the information and materials in this forum for informational purposes only. The information is general in nature and does not constitute legal advice or any contractual obligations. Further, the use of…
Rank this Week: 56

ImmigrationProf Blog

ImmigrationProf Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/immigration/
  • Sep 19

    STOP REPEATING HISTORY: Children of Gordon Hirabayashi, Minoru Yasui, and Fred Korematsu File Amicus Brief in Travel Ban Case

    STOP REPEATING HISTORY: Children of Gordon Hirabayashi, Minoru Yasui, and Fred Korematsu File Amicus Brief in Travel Ban Case
    The children of Gordon Hirabayashi, Minoru Yasui, and Fred Korematsu today filed an amicus brief in the U.S. Supreme Court opposing Executive Order No. 13780, the Trump administration’s travel ban on nationals from six Muslim-majority…
  • Sep 19

    Public Service Law Conference: Civil Rights in the 21st Century

    Public Service Law Conference: Civil Rights in the 21st Century
    The University of California is sponsoring the first combined conference of UC’s four law schools focused on public interest. The conference, developed in partnership with Continuing Education of the Bar (CEB), California's premier legal…
  • Sep 19

    The Pardon of Joe Arpaio and the Rule of Law

    The Pardon of Joe Arpaio and the Rule of Law
    I previously have commented on President Trump's pardon of former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio. Here are more thoughts on Latinx Talk on the pardon and its relevance to the "rule of law." KJ Related articles Donald Trump…
Rank this Week: 59

TN Visa Attorney Blog

TN Visa Attorney Blog

Covers TN visa and green cards for Canadian professionals. By Brian D. Zuccaro.

http://www.tnvisabulletin.com/nafta-tn-blog/
  • Aug 8

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

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

    DOS Will No Longer Annotate TN Visa Stamps for Work Period

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

    RNs & Others: Remember to Keep Visa Screen Valid

    RNs & Others: Remember to Keep Visa Screen Valid
    Individuals working in the U.S. under TN visa status as Registered Nurses and in other healthcare occupations require a healthcare worker certificate (visa screen). Not only is the visa screen required for initial TN visa applications,…
Rank this Week: 119

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: 236

US Immigration Law Blog

US Immigration Law Blog

Covers immigration news. By Ashwin Sharma.

http://ashwinsharma.com
Rank this Week: 347

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: 446

Border Immigration Lawyer Blog

Border Immigration Lawyer Blog

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

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

    CBP Announces Enhancements to ESTA

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

    New Immigration Judges Appointed

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

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

    Proposed border security bill could require biometric inspection of everyone leaving the U.S.
    Read Article: GOP border bill stirs fears of bridge backup
Rank this Week: 438

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: 403

Cuba Law Blog

Cuba Law Blog

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

http://www.attorneycuba.com/
  • Sep 19

    US Company Gaining Traction in Cuba

    US Company Gaining Traction in Cuba
    Manufacturing has been a shrinking industry in the United States since the end of World War II, when the country’s galvanized work force undertook one of the greatest military industrial efforts in history. Although manufacturing still…
  • Sep 12

    Cubans Deal With Irma’s Aftermath

    Cubans Deal With Irma’s Aftermath
    Hurricane Irma charged through Cuba last weekend, demolishing buildings, uprooting trees, and leaving 10 dead in its wake. The Category 5 storm had winds as fast as 160 miles per hour when it made landfall in Cuba, making it the most powerful…
  • Sep 5

    Five Months To Go? Transition Period Likely Marks End of Castro Era

    Five Months To Go? Transition Period Likely Marks End of Castro Era
    Yesterday, Cuba began a five-month transition period that is likely to end the Castro dynasty to make way for elections at the local, provincial, and national levels. The first phase of the transition will take place during September, where…
Rank this Week: 629

Montag Law blog

Montag Law blog

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

http://www.montaglaw.com/blog
  • Sep 17

    USCIS slipping into crisis.

    USCIS slipping into crisis.
    In dealing with the government, there are two principal ways of dealing with it. One is dealing with whatever agency you are dealing with according to its rules and its systems. The other is through litigation. We all deal with the government…
  • Sep 4

    Ten DACA issues, myths, and fact

    Ten DACA issues, myths, and fact
      1. DACA kids have been accused of everything from being gang bangers to being valedictorians. They aren’t all everything. Just kids. (The oldest DACA recipients are 36 years old). 2. DACA kids should have become citizens in all…
  • Aug 27

    Young v. Holder arises from the dead in Marinelarena v. Session

    Young v. Holder arises from the dead in Marinelarena v. Session
    In a week of expecting bad news on a lot of immigration-related fronts, changes to DACA (not yet), and the pardon of Sheriff Arpaio (happened), the one thing I did not expect was that the Ninth Circuit would resurrect Young v. Holder from the…
Rank this Week: 882

Musings on Immigration

Musings on Immigration

By Kuck Immigration Partners.

http://musingsonimmigration.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 15

    El juez federal bloquea la ley de Texas…

    El juez federal bloquea la ley de Texas que castiga a las "ciudades santuarios" que se niegan a cumplir con las solicitudes de retención de ICE.Los legisladores desinformados que buscan anotar puntos políticos baratos en los…
  • Sep 14

    Federal Judge Blocks Texas Law Punishing “Sanctuary Cities” That Refuse to Comply With ICE Detainer Request

    Federal Judge Blocks Texas Law Punishing “Sanctuary Cities” That Refuse to Comply With ICE Detainer Request
    Uninformed lawmakers looking to score cheap political points on both the federal and state levels have been pushing legislation that would punish fake “sanctuary cities” (they don’t really exist) or those that do not comply…
  • Sep 13

    4 puntos principales acerca de la…

    4 puntos principales acerca de la pesadilla que comenzó esta semana por Trump.1. Jeff Sessions no es sólo frío, petulante y despiadado, él también miente. Yo podría haber quebrado un molar mordiendo…
Rank this Week: 1000

Underdog Blog

Underdog Blog

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

http://katzjustice.com/blog/
  • Sep 15

    Arrested undocumented & deportable people make ICE’s job easier

    Arrested undocumented & deportable people make ICE’s job easier
    Arrested undocumented and deportable people make ICE's deportation job easier, because jail authorities in Virginia and beyond give access to immigration authorities about non-United States citizen detainees. The post Arrested undocumented…
  • Sep 13

    Obtaining criminal defense victory through conveying persuasive feeling

    Obtaining criminal defense victory through conveying persuasive feeling
    A key part of criminal defense victory is for the lawyer to be convinced that the client should be acquitted, to feel that in the lawyer's heart, guts and bones, and to persuasively convey those feelings to the judge and jury. The post…
  • Sep 11

    September 11 sixteen years later – Terrorists win if terror erodes civil libertie

    September 11 sixteen years later – Terrorists win if terror erodes civil libertie
    The September 11, 2001, murders, happened sixteen years ago. Terrorists win of terror is allowed to erode civil liberties. Sadly, that erosion continues. The post September 11 sixteen years later – Terrorists win if terror erodes civil…
Rank this Week: 838

Texas Immigration Lawyer Blog

Texas Immigration Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.centeximmigration.com/
  • Sep 15

    Baylor Law Immigration Clinic To Host Legal Clinic for DACA Renewal

    Baylor Law Immigration Clinic To Host Legal Clinic for DACA Renewal
    The Baylor Law Immigration Clinic is offering DACA renewal assistance to undocumented immigrants who's DACA status expires anytime before March 5, 2018. Those who's DACA status expires after March 5, 2018 are not eligible for renewal. The…
  • Sep 6

    Waco Police Chief says SB 4 won't put Waco PD in immigration enforcement role

    Waco Police Chief says SB 4 won't put Waco PD in immigration enforcement role
    Waco Tribune Herald by J.B. Smith Waco Police Chief Ryan Holt says Texas’ new sanctuary cities law gives officers leeway to ask about immigration status, but he expects it will be rare and must be done with documentation justifying it.
  • Sep 6

    DACA Update: What the Trump Administration end of DACA mean

    DACA Update: What the Trump Administration end of DACA mean
    9/5/17 - The Trump Administration has announced that it will phase out and eventually end DACA. This means that as of September 5, 2017: INITIAL APPLICATIONS: USCIS will continue to process all pending initial applications accepted as of…
Rank this Week: 785

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: 939

Sarmiento Immigration Law Firm…

Sarmiento Immigration Law Firm Blog

Covers immigration law.

http://www.sarmientoimmigration.com/
Rank this Week: 918

www.immi-usa.com

www.immi-usa.com

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

http://www.immi-usa.com/immigration-news/
  • Sep 14

    October 2017 Visa Bulletin | Report, Prediction & Analysi

    October 2017 Visa Bulletin | Report, Prediction & Analysi
    As more and more people have petitioned for green cards across the globe, a whole host of new opportunities are created in the U.S. for foreign nationals from all walks of life. For those waiting for their green card to become…
  • Sep 14

    EB-1C RFE | Request for Evidence for a Manager or Executive Petition

    EB-1C RFE | Request for Evidence for a Manager or Executive Petition
    There are few things as alarming as an RFE in the world of immigration law. Fortunately, while an RFE may present an obstacle in your journey, it also presents an opportunity. If you’ve received an EB-1C RFE, here are the ……
  • Sep 5

    EB-1 for Managers on H-1B

    EB-1 for Managers on H-1B
    Getting an EB-1 for managers on H-1B status may seem simple, but it requires quite a bit of work on your part and the part of your employer. Keep reading to find out what goes into an EB-1C and how … Continue reading → The post…
Rank this Week: 999

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/
  • Sep 13

    What can I do if USCIS is taking too long to make a decision in my case?

    What can I do if USCIS is taking too long to make a decision in my case?
    Starting October 1, 2017, USCIS has indicated that it would be start requiring in-person interviews for individuals seeking lawful permanent resident status who have been petitioned by their employers.  According to a USCIS spokesperson,…
  • Aug 30

    How Long Must We Wait?

    How Long Must We Wait?
    The Priority Date system has not been changed by the Trump administration. There is still a long wait for many preference immigrants.
  • Aug 11

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

    Am I going to be deported because my green card has expired?
    Many people call the Coachella Valley immigration lawyers at Fong & Aquino LLP in a panic because their green cards are about to expire and they are concerned that the card’s expiration will subject them to deportation by the Trump…
Rank this Week: 659

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/
  • Sep 7

    DREAMers Fear Uncertain Future In The United State

    DREAMers Fear Uncertain Future In The United State
    Ever since DACA was repealed on September 5th, 2017 DREAMers have been left wondering what happens to them now. Congress has six months to come up with an effective legislative solution. DREAMers fear what that solution may be. Who Is…
  • Sep 4

    15 States To Sue Trump Administration Over End Of DACA

    15 States To Sue Trump Administration Over End Of DACA
    On September 5th, 2017 President Trump announced the end of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. Attorney General Jeff Sessions stated that Congress has six months to find a legislative solution. This promptly raised…
  • Aug 31

    New Legislation Affects Availability of CMNI Visa

    New Legislation Affects Availability of CMNI Visa
    On August 22nd, 2017, President Trump signed the Northern Mariana Islands Economic Expansion Act (H.R 339), which revises the CW-1 visa classification for Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI) transitional workers. Changes under…
Rank this Week: 616

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
  • Sep 6

    THE TRIALS AND TRIBULATIONS OF A TRIBUTE BAND

    THE TRIALS AND TRIBULATIONS OF A TRIBUTE BAND
    By Brian Taylor Goldstein, Esq. We hope everyone had a great summer. Sorry we haven’t posted in a while, but we’ve been a bit “pre-occupied” with in the world of artist visas. It seems something changes every time…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 1150

Florida Immigration Lawyer Blog

Florida Immigration Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.floridaimmigrationlawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 6

    President Trump Has Ended DACA? What Do I Do Now?

    President Trump Has Ended DACA? What Do I Do Now?
    On September 5, 2017, President Trump announced that he was ending DACA . . . sort of.  Its true, DACA, formally known as Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, is ending as we have known it since 2012 when President Obama created the…
  • Aug 30

    When A Dropped Criminal Charge Can Turn Into A “Conviction” For Deportation Purpose

    When A Dropped Criminal Charge Can Turn Into A “Conviction” For Deportation Purpose
    Typically, if the government is going to institute deportation proceedings on the basis of a criminal charge, there must be a conviction.  In immigration court, the term “conviction” is interpreted very loosely.  For…
  • Aug 2

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

    Should I Be Worried About The Expanded Use of Expedited Removal?
    Recently, memos have surfaced that the Trump administration is working to expand the use of Expedited Removal in an effort to become tougher on immigration enforcement. This is bad news for anyone in the United States who doesn’t carry…
Rank this Week: 1042

Chicago Immigration Lawyer Blog

Chicago Immigration Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.chicagoimmigrationlawyer-blog.com/
  • Aug 31

    Trump is Expected to End Dreamer Program Soon

    Trump is Expected to End Dreamer Program Soon
    Many news outlets are predicting that the White House will end the program known as Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)  as early as Friday, September 1.  Ending DACA was a cornerstone of Trump’s campaign and he…
  • Aug 17

    Trump Administration Increases the Number of Unskilled Labor Visa

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

    Where Does the DACA Program Stand?

    Where Does the DACA Program Stand?
    Many people are concerned about the future of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (aka DACA) program.  Despite White House assurances in the beginning of the administration that DACA would be safe, the Trump Administration now…
Rank this Week: 924

Immigration Attorney Blog

Immigration Attorney Blog

By Brian D. Lerner.

http://brian-d-lerner-blog.com/
  • Aug 28

    Looks like DACA is going to END

    Looks like DACA is going to END
    Question: I’m on DACA and my friend is renewing DACA and another friend is going to apply for DACA. I have heard rumors about this. Should I be worried? Answer: Yes, you should be worried. There have been various leaks from the White…
  • Aug 28

    McClatchy: Trump Aides Plot a Big Immigration Deal—That Breaks a Campaign Promise

    McClatchy: Trump Aides Plot a Big Immigration Deal—That Breaks a Campaign Promise
    McClatchy reports that a number of White House officials, including former and current White House Chiefs of Staff Reince Priebus and John Kelly, President Trump’s daughter Ivanka Trump, and Vice President Mike Pence, want the…
  • Aug 28

    Court Says California Conviction for Second Degree Murder Based on Aiding and Abetting Theory Qualifies as an Aggravated Felony

    Court Says California Conviction for Second Degree Murder Based on Aiding and Abetting Theory Qualifies as an Aggravated Felony
    The Ninth Circuit denied the petition for review, holding that the petitioner’s California conviction for second degree murder, based on an aiding and abetting theory, made him removable for having been convicted of an aggravated…
Rank this Week: 933

Nation of Immigrators

Nation of Immigrators

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

http://www.nationofimmigrators.com
Rank this Week: 982

Canadian Toronto Immigration…

Canadian Toronto Immigration Lawyer Blog

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

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

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

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

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

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

    Loss of Canadian Permanent Resident Statu

    Loss of Canadian Permanent Resident Statu
    Loss of Canadian Permanent Resident Status Permanent Residence is technically not “permanent” in the sense that a person may lose their status if they don’t comply to some requirements. Section 2 (1) of the Immigration…
Rank this Week: 619

KEYTLaw

KEYTLaw

Covers Arizona and federal laws.

http://www.keytlaw.com/blog
  • Jun 17

    0.3% of 11,944 Peer-reviewed Climate Articles Said Warming is Man-made

    0.3% of 11,944 Peer-reviewed Climate Articles Said Warming is Man-made
    This article called "To Put America First Is to Put Our Planet’s Climate First" was written by Istvan Marko, J. Scott Armstrong, William M. Briggs, Kesten Green, Hermann Harde, David R. Legates, Christopher Monckton of Brenchley, and…
  • Jun 17

    Environmental Effects of Increased Atmospheric Carbon Dioxide

    Environmental Effects of Increased Atmospheric Carbon Dioxide
    This scientific research paper was written by Arthur B. Robinson, Noah E. Robinson and Willie Soon and published by the Oregon Institute of Science and Medicine.  The following is from the abstract: "Review of the research literature…
  • Jun 4

    Democrats Love Socialism

    Democrats Love Socialism
    Socialism has never worked any where on the planet, but people who push socialism don't let facts get in the way of their belief in the religion called "socialism."  In this video Ami Horowitz goes to Venezuela to find out how well…
Rank this Week: 796

Immigration Law Blog

Immigration Law Blog

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

http://www.ranchodlaw.com/blog/
  • Mar 7

    i 601a Waiver Approval

    i 601a Waiver Approval
    Waiver Filed: July 27, 2016 Waiver Approved: December 23, 2016 The Facts about this i 601a waiver case Client is from Mexico Client entered the United States illegally in 2005 and has remained in the U.S. illegally Client is married to U.S.…
  • Mar 6

    Benefits for the Economy from Meaningful Immigration Reform

    Benefits for the Economy from Meaningful Immigration Reform
    Article Published in The Sacramento Bee   My family immigrated to the United States from Cape Town, South Africa, when I was just a year old, so I understand on a very personal level why people are willing to leave their family, friends…
  • Feb 24

    I-601A Waivers, Client from Mexico entered and resided illegally in the U.S.

    I-601A Waivers, Client from Mexico entered and resided illegally in the U.S.
    I-601A Waiver was Filed on October 13, 2016 Approved: February 10, 2017 The Facts Our Client entered the U.S. illegally over twelve years ago She does not have a criminal record She is married to a U.S. Citizen Together, they have three…
Rank this Week: 677

Immigration Visa Lawyer Blog

Immigration Visa Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.immigration-visa-lawyer-blog.com/
  • Mar 2

    Last Call For H-1B Visa: The Death Of The Program As We Know it

    Last Call For H-1B Visa: The Death Of The Program As We Know it
    For many years, the H-1B visa has provided a unique opportunity for foreign specialized workers to join the U.S. workforce. The visa was initially designed to supply American companies with foreign workers to offset shortages in the U.S.…
  • Jun 14

    Visa Bulletin Update from Charlie Oppenheim

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

    Visa Bulletin Update from Charlie Oppenheim

    Visa Bulletin Update from Charlie Oppenheim
    In his monthly report on the current trends and future projections of the visa bulletin, Charles (“Charlie”) Oppenheim, Chief of the Visa Control and Reporting Division, U.S. Department of State, provided additional insight…
Rank this Week: 938

Watson Immigration Law Blog

Watson Immigration Law Blog

Covers US immigration and naturalization law. By Tahmina Watson.

http://watsonimmigration.wordpress.com
  • Nov 17

    Breaking News: Final EAD rules out!

    Breaking News: Final EAD rules out!
    ​The long awaited rules on I-140 EAD rules are finally out.  The rule will be effective from January 17, 2017. I am travelling at the moment so well write detailed thoughts next week. But feel free to send questions to me as you…
  • Sep 22

    We have moved!

    We have moved!
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  • Apr 19

    On Today’s “Immigration with Tahmina” radio show – we talk Citizenship Day!!

    On Today’s “Immigration with Tahmina” radio show – we talk Citizenship Day!!
    We are honored to have announce today’s guest Mallori Thompson, Program Associate of Washington New Americans, One America! Mallori will talk about the upcoming Citizenship Day program to be held on April 23rd. This invaluable service…
Rank this Week: 557

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…
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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: 736

Puryear Law Blog

Puryear Law Blog

Covers criminal defense, family law, divorce, juvenile law, business law, discrimination, personal injury, and related matters in the states of Illinois and Iowa.

http://www.puryearlaw.com/blog/
  • Jan 30

    Federal Stolen Motor Vehicle and Chop Shop Charge

    Federal Stolen Motor Vehicle and Chop Shop Charge
    Trafficking in certain motor vehicles or motor vehicle parts, or operating a chop shop, is a Federal offense under 18 U.S.C. § 2321 and 18 U.S.C. § 2322, respectively: 18 U.S.C. § 2321 provides as follows: (a) Whoever buys,…
  • Jan 29

    Who is a “Caretaker” of a Child According to Iowa DHS

    Who is a “Caretaker” of a Child According to Iowa DHS
    Under Iowa law, for a person to be accused of being a perpetrator of child abuse must be a person responsible for the care of a child. A person responsible for the care of a child is defined in Iowa Code 232.68 as follows: a. Parent,…
  • Jan 29

    Supreme Court Rules Juveniles Serving Life Sentences Have Right to Have Their Sentences Reviewed

    Supreme Court Rules Juveniles Serving Life Sentences Have Right to Have Their Sentences Reviewed
    Those convicted of crimes committed as a juvenile who are serving life sentences have the right to seek a review and reduction of those sentences, under a United States Supreme Court ruling that was issued on January 25, 2016. In Montgomery…
Rank this Week: 684

New York Legal Blog

New York Legal Blog

Offers information and articles related to injury and accident law, criminal law, and immigration law in New York. By the Law Office of Mark Siesel, Esq.

http://www.nylegalblog.com/
Rank this Week: 538

Greg Siskind on Immigration Law…

Greg Siskind on Immigration Law and Policy

Covers immigration laws, legislation, and news.

http://blogs.ilw.com/blog.php?29221-Greg-Siskind-on-Immigration-Law-and-Policy
Rank this Week: 775

Third Circuit Immigration Blog

Third Circuit Immigration Blog

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

http://3dcir.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 1073

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: 846

Articles on Immigration -…

Articles on Immigration - International Child Advocacy - Human Rights

By Ama Appiah.

http://lawofficeofamanappiah.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 19

    Americans Abroad Giving Up Citizenship Because of Tax Requirement

    Americans Abroad Giving Up Citizenship Because of Tax Requirement
    According to the article below, more and more ex patriated Americans are giving up their citizenship because of the tax requirements imposed on them by U.S. tax laws.  Although the number giving up their citizenship is not astounding,…
  • Apr 19

    Americans Abroad Giving Up Citizenship Because of Tax Requirement

    Americans Abroad Giving Up Citizenship Because of Tax Requirement
    According to the article below, more and more ex patriated Americans are giving up their citizenship because of the tax requirements imposed on them by U.S. tax laws.  Although the number giving up their citizenship is not astounding, the…
  • Apr 18

    Human Rights Violations Continue in Bahrain

    Human Rights Violations Continue in Bahrain
    Despite previous reports of reform in Bahrain, the following article reports that human rights violations continue to occur against anti-government protestors and detainees.  Read the full story…
Rank this Week: 1053

Immigration Updates

Immigration Updates

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

http://www.masliah-soloway.com/blogs/
Rank this Week: 1024

Immigration View

Immigration View

By Fox Rothschild LLP.

https://immigrationview.foxrothschild.com/
  • Sep 19

    The new redesigned Permanent Resident Card (“Green Cards”) and Employment Authorization Document

    The new redesigned Permanent Resident Card (“Green Cards”) and Employment Authorization Document
    On May 1, 2017, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services began issuing redesigned versions of the Permanent Resident Card (aka a “Green Card”) and the Employment Authorization Document (EAD) as part of the Next Generation…
  • Sep 18

    Premium Processing of H-1B Petitions Further Expanded, Effective Immediately

    Premium Processing of H-1B Petitions Further Expanded, Effective Immediately
    The US Citizenship and Immigration Service (USCIS) announced today, September 18, 2017, that it will again expand its resumption of premium processing for additional types of H-1B petitions. Effective immediately, H-1B petitions subject to…
  • Sep 18

    Key Points to know about the Rescission of DACA

    Key Points to know about the Rescission of DACA
    On September 5, 2017, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) officially rescinded the program known as Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) and implemented a six month phase out…
Rank this Week: 2019

Forced Migration Current Awareness…

Forced Migration Current Awareness Blog

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

http://fm-cab.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 19

    Thematic Focus: Education

    Thematic Focus: Education
    An App to Crowdfund Higher Education for Refugees (Refugees Deeply, Aug. 2017) [text]"Duquesne University Professor Researches Books for Refugees," The Duquesne Duke, 24 Aug. 2017 [text]"Educating Syrian Refugees: Challenges Facing Host…
  • Sep 19

    Thematic Focus: General

    Thematic Focus: General
    News: The New York Declaration on Refugees is a year old. There will be a high-level meeting tomorrow in New York to mark the anniversary; watch it live on UN WebTV. For more info., read a briefing from UNHCR, an assessment from Oxfam…
  • Sep 19

    Thematic Focus: Law/Policy Item

    Thematic Focus: Law/Policy Item
    Events:Presentation: Making International Refugee Law Relevant Again: How to Move Beyond Crisis Thinking, Nashville, Tennessee, 2 October 2017 [info]Side event at EXCOM: 1967 Protocol at Fifty: Protection & Solutions in a New Era?,…
Rank this Week: 3965

Global Immigration Blog

Global Immigration Blog

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

http://www.globalimmigrationblog.com
  • Sep 19

    DHS Updates Temporary Protected Status for Sudan and South Sudan

    DHS Updates Temporary Protected Status for Sudan and South Sudan
    The Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Sudan will terminate in 12 months on November 2, 2018, Acting Secretary of Homeland Security Elaine Duke announced on September 18, 2017. TPS is terminated when DHS determines that the country’s…
  • Sep 14

    State Department Replaces Rule for Inconsistent Conduct by Alien

    State Department Replaces Rule for Inconsistent Conduct by Alien
    The Department of State has quietly revised guidance to Consular Officers on the “30/60 Day Rule” regarding adjustment of status applications. The Rule sets standards for determining whether an alien would be inadmissible for…
  • Sep 13

    Lawsuits Over Rescission of DACA

    Lawsuits Over Rescission of DACA
    On September 6, 2017, the day after Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced the rescission of DACA, 15 states and the District of Columbia filed a lawsuit challenging President Donald Trump’s DACA rescission. The states included in the…
Rank this Week: 3277

Peek and Toland Blog

Peek and Toland Blog

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

http://www.peekandtoland.com/blog
  • Sep 19

    Why Federal Detainer Requests Violate the Constitutional Right to Due Proce

    Why Federal Detainer Requests Violate the Constitutional Right to Due Proce
    Federal immigration detainer requests have been in the news recently as President Donald Trump moves forward with his agenda to enforce federal laws related to immigrants. But while local governments are under pressure to comply, there are…
  • Sep 18

    Mexican Arrivals Fall According to Study of Unauthorized Immigrant

    Mexican Arrivals Fall According to Study of Unauthorized Immigrant
    Unauthorized immigrants make for lurid headlines but the idea of illegal immigration spiraling out of control is at odds with the figures, according to Pew Research Center estimates. The study found the number of unauthorized immigrants in…
  • Sep 15

    What The Ending of the DACA Program Means to Dreamer

    What The Ending of the DACA Program Means to Dreamer
    Immigrants brought to the United States as children endured a rollercoaster ride in recent months as the future of the DACA program was debated. Although President Trump gave a safeguard about the program four months earlier, he suddenly…
Rank this Week: 3431

Immigration Lawyer Blog

Immigration Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.immigrationlawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 18

    Two Sisters, a DACA holder and US Citizen, Discuss Trump’s Decision to End DACA

    Two Sisters, a DACA holder and US Citizen, Discuss Trump’s Decision to End DACA
    The story of two sisters. One is a US Citizen, the other a DACA holder. Share your Daca stories with us. We have to continue the fight. #daca #dreamers #passthedreamact Posted by San Diego Immigration Lawyer, Jacob J. Sapochnick on Sunday,…
  • Sep 11

    Roundtable Discussion with DREAMERS: How Will Trump’s Decision to End DACA affect them?

    Roundtable Discussion with DREAMERS: How Will Trump’s Decision to End DACA affect them?
    In this video, attorney Jacob Sapochnick sits down with two Dreamers to discuss the President’s recent decision to terminate an Obama-era program, known as Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), and how such a decision will…
  • Sep 5

    Livestream with Attorney Jacob Sapochnick Discussing The End of DACA

    Livestream with Attorney Jacob Sapochnick Discussing The End of DACA
    In this post, attorney Jacob Sapochnick discusses the Trump administration’s decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, an Obama era program that granted more than 750,000 undocumented immigrants the…
Rank this Week: 4546

Visa Lawyer Blog

Visa Lawyer Blog

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

https://www.visalawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 18

    USCIS Resumes Premium Processing for H-1B Petitions Subject to FY 2018

    USCIS Resumes Premium Processing for H-1B Petitions Subject to FY 2018
    Today, September 18, 2017, the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), announced that the agency will be resuming premium processing for all H-1B visa petitions subject to the fiscal year 2018 cap. This means that…
  • Sep 15

    President Trump Will Support Legislation for Dreamers If Congress Funds Border Wall

    President Trump Will Support Legislation for Dreamers If Congress Funds Border Wall
    President Trump and Democratic leaders met on Thursday in an unexpected meeting to negotiate the future of the now defunct Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, a program that allowed undocumented immigrants, who came to the…
  • Sep 11

    ICE Cancels Large Scale Nationwide Immigration Raids Amid Hurricane Crisi

    ICE Cancels Large Scale Nationwide Immigration Raids Amid Hurricane Crisi
    In early August of this year, reports began to emerge indicating that Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) was planning a large-scale nationwide immigration operation, to crack down on undocumented criminals and gang members. The…
Rank this Week: 1629

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/
  • Sep 18

    USCIS Reinstates Premium Processing for FY 2018 Cap Subject H-1B petition

    USCIS Reinstates Premium Processing for FY 2018 Cap Subject H-1B petition
    The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (“USCIS”) announced today the reinstatement of premium processing for H-1B petitions subject to the Fiscal Year 2018 cap.  USCIS previously reinstated premium processing…
  • Sep 12

    October 2017 Visa Bulletin – Return to Normalcy

    October 2017 Visa Bulletin – Return to Normalcy
    The Visa Bulletin is released monthly by the Department of State and is used to determine when a sponsored foreign national can submit the final step of the green card process. The complete visa bulletin can be found here. Below is a summary…
  • Sep 5

    DACA Dreamers on Life Support

    DACA Dreamers on Life Support
    Despite earlier hints that the “Dreamers” – undocumented youth who were brought to the United States illegally or lost their status while they were underage – might be allowed to retain their work permits and reprieve…
Rank this Week: 4472

PanCanadian Immigration Law Group

PanCanadian Immigration Law Group

Covers the process of immigrating to Canada.

http://immigrationcanada.pro/blog/
  • Sep 18

    DACA Dreamers and Canada Immigration Requirement

    DACA Dreamers and Canada Immigration Requirement
    Calgary immigration lawyer Evelyn Ackah believes some DACA Dreamers may qualify to immigrate to Canada based on their education and work history: Many well-educated, talented and creative people want to move to our country to work or start a…
  • Sep 6

    IRCC Caregiver Program: Nanny Wages in Canada

    IRCC Caregiver Program: Nanny Wages in Canada
    Many families in Canada need the help of in-home caregivers to provide childcare so that working parents can support their families, says immigration lawyer Evelyn Ackah; and nanny wages are increasing. How to Immigrate to Canada as a Nanny…
  • Sep 1

    August 2017 Ackah Law Newsletter

    August 2017 Ackah Law Newsletter
    31 August 2017 What New Service Is Coming For Employers and Job Seekers On The Job Bank? The Global Skills Strategy: What Is It All About?  Startup Visa Program Has Come To Stay! August 2017 Ackah Law Newsletter is from PanCanadian…
Rank this Week: 3206