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ImmigrationProf Blog

ImmigrationProf Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/immigration/
  • Apr 20

    The Beat Goes On: Trump Administration Loses Another "Sanctuary" Case

    The Beat Goes On: Trump Administration Loses Another "Sanctuary" Case
    The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit upheld the district court injunction against the Department of Justice's effort to deny federal funding to so-called "sanctuary cities" -- those local jurisdictions that refuse to…
  • Apr 20

    Immigration Court Cases Now Involve More Long-Time Residents, Change from Obama Year

    Immigration Court Cases Now Involve More Long-Time Residents, Change from Obama Year
    TRAC Immigration reports that the latest available data from the Immigration Court reveals a sharp uptick in the proportion of cases involving immigrants who have been living in the U.S. for years. During March 2018, for example, court…
  • Apr 20

    ICE Raid Makes Some Conservative Voters Rethink Trump’s Immigration Agenda

    ICE Raid Makes Some Conservative Voters Rethink Trump’s Immigration Agenda
    Immigrant families, faith leaders, and community members led a procession through Morristown, Tennessee, on April 12th, to express solidarity with those affected by the raid. Photograph courtesy Tennessee Immigrant and Refugee Rights…
Rank this Week: 36

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 20

    Immigration Consequences of Criminal Convictions: Texas Deferred Adjudication is a Conviction

    Immigration Consequences of Criminal Convictions: Texas Deferred Adjudication is a Conviction
    Don't Learn The Hard Way. What Happens When You Find Out Too Late That Your Criminal Case Will Result In Removal Proceedings If You Are Not A United States Citizen by Walter M. Reaves, Jr. This is a great article by Walter Reaves about what…
  • 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.
Rank this Week: 147

Sarmiento Immigration Law Firm…

Sarmiento Immigration Law Firm Blog

Covers immigration law.

http://www.sarmientoimmigration.com/
Rank this Week: 164

Underdog Blog

Underdog Blog

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

http://katzjustice.com/blog/
  • Apr 12

    Marijuana tax act conviction of LSD guru Timothy Leary reversed by SCOTUS

    Marijuana tax act conviction of LSD guru Timothy Leary reversed by SCOTUS
    Fairfax criminal lawyer on a marijuana case victory for Timothy Leary. Marijuana tax act (Act) prosecutions were popular right through the 1960's, until the United States Supreme Court in 1969 reversed LSD guru Timothy Leary's conviction for…
  • Apr 11

    Exposing genitals to a minor is a crime in Virginia whether live or online

    Exposing genitals to a minor is a crime in Virginia whether live or online
    Virginia criminal lawyer warns to keep one's birthday suit clothed in the presence of children. Exposing genitals to a minor can get an adult in hot water in Virginia. As a Fairfax criminal lawyer, I know that too many adults will…
  • Apr 8

    Musical genius Cecil Taylor leaves his body – Remained true to his music

    Musical genius Cecil Taylor leaves his body – Remained true to his music
    Cecil Taylor left his body on April 5, 2018, at the age of eighty-nine. While I only infrequently mention the passing of people on this blog, lest it become an obituary blog rather than law blog, Cecil merits this pause to deeply thank and…
Rank this Week: 222

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: 246

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/
  • Apr 18

    L-1 vs E-3 Visa

    L-1 vs E-3 Visa
    When immigrating to the U.S., one of the first questions you will have to ask yourself is this: which visa should I choose? There are all kinds of nonimmigrant visas out there for a wide variety of people and situations. … Continue…
  • Apr 16

    May 2018 Visa Bulletin

    May 2018 Visa Bulletin
    As we gradually approach summer, we take our monthly look at the latest visa bulletin provided by the Department of State to see where the green card final action dates have moved. Keep reading if terms such as “final action ……
  • Mar 28

    E-2 Visa Treaty Countrie

    E-2 Visa Treaty Countrie
    Of the many visas that are used to live and work in the U.S., few are as sought after as the E class visas. A perfect option for certain entrepreneurs and traders, E visas are relatively inexpensive to obtain (aside … Continue reading…
Rank this Week: 480

Immigration Attorney Blog

Immigration Attorney Blog

By Brian D. Lerner.

http://brian-d-lerner-blog.com/
  • Apr 16

    Attorney General Announces Zero-Tolerance Policy for Criminal Illegal Entry

    Attorney General Announces Zero-Tolerance Policy for Criminal Illegal Entry
    DOJ announced that Attorney General Jeff Sessions notified all U.S. Attorney’s Offices along the southwest border of a new “zero-tolerance policy” for offenses under 8 U.S.C. §1325(a), which prohibits both…
  • Apr 16

    Presidential Proclamation Removes Travel Ban Restrictions on Chad

    Presidential Proclamation Removes Travel Ban Restrictions on Chad
    Yesterday, President Trump announced that effective April 13, 2018, Chad is no longer subject to the restrictions and limitations of Presidential Proclamation 9645, commonly known as Travel Ban…
  • Apr 16

    SPLC Sues Over Lack of Access to Counsel in Immigration Detention Center

    SPLC Sues Over Lack of Access to Counsel in Immigration Detention Center
    The Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) filed a lawsuit last week in federal district court challenging immigration detainees’ lack of access to counsel in the LaSalle, Irwin, and Stewart detention centers.
Rank this Week: 406

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/
  • Apr 15

    Admin: Spring Break

    Admin: Spring Break
    This blog will be quiet next week.
  • Apr 15

    Open Access Round-up: 15 April 2018

    Open Access Round-up: 15 April 2018
    Below is a listing of Open Access literature that I have referenced on this blog since 15 March 2018. If you are not familiar with Open Access, please visit my other blog for an introduction.Green Open Access [info] "A Contested Crisis:…
  • Apr 14

    Thematic Focus: Law/Policy Items - Pt. 2

    Thematic Focus: Law/Policy Items - Pt. 2
    "Accusing ‘Europe’: Articulations of Migrant Justice and a Popular International Law," Chapter in Peoples' Tribunals and International Law (Cambridge Univ. Press, Dec. 2017) [preprint]Comparative International Approaches…
Rank this Week: 571

US Immigration Law Blog

US Immigration Law Blog

Covers immigration news. By Ashwin Sharma.

http://ashwinsharma.com
Rank this Week: 554

Guru Immigration Law Blog

Guru Immigration Law Blog

The Guru's meditations and musings on Immigration Law. By Larry Liem Doan.

http://guruimmigration.wordpress.com
  • Feb 22

    ANNOUNCING: “GreenCardGo!” and “GreenCardGoPro!” Apps Now Available!!

    ANNOUNCING: “GreenCardGo!” and “GreenCardGoPro!” Apps Now Available!!
    We’re very excited to announce we’ve just released our self-consultation apps, “GreenCardGo!” and “GreenCardGoPro!” this week on the App Store for iOS and on Google Play for Android!!  Available in…
  • Aug 13

    Not Sure to Marry My Fiancee Before or After Naturalization. Help!

    Not Sure to Marry My Fiancee Before or After Naturalization. Help!
    (Click on Top Banner to Return to the Blog Home Page from Any Blog Article) Note: The Law Offices of Larry L. Doan in Los Angeles, CA, provides the following blog article and other information on this site, including our responses to…
  • Aug 13

    Not Sure to Marry Fiancee Before or After Naturalization

    Not Sure to Marry Fiancee Before or After Naturalization
    (Click on Top Banner to Return to the Blog Home Page from Any Blog Article) Note: The Law Offices of Larry L. Doan in Los Angeles, CA, provides the following blog article and other information on this site, including our responses to…
Rank this Week: 524

Hernan Law Firm Blog

Hernan Law Firm Blog

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

http://hernanfirm.com/blog/
  • Feb 8

    Arrested for Possession of Marijuana in Roswell, Georgia (Roswell Municipal Court)

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

    Arrested in Cherokee County

    Arrested in Cherokee County
    The Hernan Law Firm understands that it can be daunting and confusing following an arrest.  If you or a loved one has been arrested within Cherokee County, contact our office at (678) 275-4000 twenty four hours a day to learn how we can…
  • Jun 27

    Supreme Court Sends DAPA Program Back to Lower Court

    Supreme Court Sends DAPA Program Back to Lower Court
    On June 23, 2016, a divided Supreme Court sent President Obama’s DAPA program, which would provide deferred action status for parents of United States citizens who meet certain eligibility criteria (a USCIS flyer on the program…
Rank this Week: 546

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/
  • Apr 17

    Plan B: Alternatives to the H-1B Visa

    Plan B: Alternatives to the H-1B Visa
    What are some alternatives to the H-1B visa? So, you’ve applied for the H-1B visa, and by now you are well aware that the cap has been reached. You may be wondering what you will do if you are not selected in the lottery. Have no fear,…
  • Apr 12

    USCIS Completes the H-1B Selection Process for FY 2019

    USCIS Completes the H-1B Selection Process for FY 2019
    Great News! Today, USCIS announced that the computer-generated selection process has been completed to select the H-1B petitions necessary to fulfill both the general cap and master’s cap for this H-1B season. The randomized lottery was…
  • Apr 10

    USCIS and CBP Announce 6-Month Pilot Program for Canadian L-1 Applicant

    USCIS and CBP Announce 6-Month Pilot Program for Canadian L-1 Applicant
    Beginning April 30, 2018 until October 31, 2018, the California Service Center (CSC) and the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) at the Blaine, Washington, Port of Entry (POE) will implement a joint 6-month pilot program for the benefit…
Rank this Week: 714

Immigration Lawyer Blog

Immigration Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.immigrationlawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 17

    Alternative Options to the H-1B Visa

    Alternative Options to the H-1B Visa
    What are some alternatives to the H-1B visa? By now you know that the H-1B cap has been reached for Fiscal Year 2019. But what happens if you were not selected in the H-1B visa lottery? In this post, we will discuss some alternatives to the…
  • Apr 10

    NEW 90 Day Rule: Presumption of Fraud for Non-Immigrants Seeking Adjustment of Status within 90 Days of Entry

    NEW 90 Day Rule: Presumption of Fraud for Non-Immigrants Seeking Adjustment of Status within 90 Days of Entry
    Learn more about the new 90-day presumption of fraud rule in this video and how it affects the adjustment of status of foreign nationals living in the United States. 0:24 – New Rule Changes 0:52 – What is 90-day Rule Do? 1:37…
  • Apr 3

    Victims of Domestic Violence: How To Self-Petition for a Green Card for Battered or Abused Spouse

    Victims of Domestic Violence: How To Self-Petition for a Green Card for Battered or Abused Spouse
    In this video, we explain the process of obtaining a green card if you have been a victim of domestic violence. As a battered spouse, child, or parent of a U.S. citizen, you may self-petition for an immigrant visa petition under the…
Rank this Week: 657

US Immigration Blog

US Immigration Blog

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

http://blog.messersmithlaw.com
  • Nov 6

    Intent to Revoke Was Sent

    Intent to Revoke Was Sent
    A Notice of Intent to Revoke, issued by USCIS, can occur in any type of immigration application or petition, both family based and employment based, that has previously been approved. The Notice of Intent to Revoke or NOIR is a detailed…
  • Oct 15

    NIW Requirement

    NIW Requirement
    NIW Requirements The bare minimum qualification for the NIW standard is that the foreign national is a member of the professions holding an advanced degree, defined as a bachelor’s degree with five years of progressive experience or a…
  • Oct 10

    Motion to Reopen

    Motion to Reopen
    Motion to Reopen When USCIS denies a case, the applicant normally has the opportunity to file a motion to reopen, motion to reconsider and/or an appeal.  A motion to reopen, reconsider, or an appeal must be filed within 30 days of…
Rank this Week: 641

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

    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…
Rank this Week: 723

Watson Immigration Law Blog

Watson Immigration Law Blog

Covers US immigration and naturalization law. By Tahmina Watson.

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

    Breaking News: Final EAD rules out!

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

    We have moved!

    We have moved!
    We have found a new home and would love for you to continue following us! To subscribe to our new blog, please head over to http://immigrationlawyersinseattle.com/follow-us/ and fill out the subscription form.
  • Apr 19

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

    On Today’s “Immigration with Tahmina” radio show – we talk Citizenship Day!!
    We are honored to have announce today’s guest Mallori Thompson, Program Associate of Washington New Americans, One America! Mallori will talk about the upcoming Citizenship Day program to be held on April 23rd. This invaluable service…
Rank this Week: 864

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: 788

Immigration News Blog

Immigration News Blog

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

http://kolken.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 7

    My blog has been moved to the following…

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

    Obama's Executive Action on Immigration

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

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

    Why Isn’t President Obama Protecting Refugee Children With A Stroke Of His Pen?
    Originally published on Fox News Latino:The humanitarian crisis on the southern border is the center of a political firestorm in Washington. At issue is the bipartisan 2000 anti-trafficking law, signed by President Bush and re-authorized in…
Rank this Week: 946

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: 919

WiggiBlawg

WiggiBlawg

Covers immigration law. By Randall Drew.

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

    A Generation Gap Over Immigration - NYTimes.com

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

    Paterson Move May Help Immigrants Facing Deportation - NYTimes.com

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

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

    New "Green Card" is here and it is high tech and green
    USCIS To Issue Redesigned Green Card Fact Sheet Introduction U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced today that it has redesigned the Permanent Resident Card¿commonly known as the "Green Card" to incorporate several…
Rank this Week: 1019

Law Office of Michael West P.C.…

Law Office of Michael West P.C. Blog

Covers Georgia law.

http://lawofficeofmichaelwest.com/blog/
  • Apr 20

    Hands Free Distracted Driving Bill is Filed in Georgia

    Hands Free Distracted Driving Bill is Filed in Georgia
    Distracted driving is one of the biggest menaces on the roads of Georgia. In early 2018, state legislators discussed a ‘hands-free’ distracted driving bill that would tighten up the rules for cell phone use at the wheel. A study…
  • Apr 19

    Logging Workers Do The Most Dangerous Jobs in America

    Logging Workers Do The Most Dangerous Jobs in America
    Most of us face few hazards in our jobs. But for some workers, the risk of serious injury or death is never far from their thoughts. A recent survey found the most dangerous jobs in America include loggers, fishers, and pilots. These jobs…
  • Apr 18

    Survey Highlights the Safest Cars on the Road

    Survey Highlights the Safest Cars on the Road
    At a time when deaths on the highways of Georgia and elsewhere are on the rise, it’s not always apparent that cars are becoming safer. Recently, The Drive highlighted the safest cars on the road. The article pointed out that over a…
Rank this Week: 2511

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: 2191

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/
  • Apr 20

    BALCA Says CO May Order New PWD During Supervised Recruitment

    BALCA Says CO May Order New PWD During Supervised Recruitment
    The Board of Alien Labor Certification Appeals (BALCA) recently affirmed the decision of a Certifying Officer (CO) to deny labor certification for the position of “Nursery Manager.” After reviewing an Employer’s Application…
  • Apr 19

    AAO Processing Times – Released 4/17/18 (FY 2018 1st Quarter)

    AAO Processing Times – Released 4/17/18 (FY 2018 1st Quarter)
    The Administrative Appeals Office (AAO) provides an updated ‘processing times’ in table form, with information on FY2018 quarterly completions; January to March 2018. These figures indicate the time that it takes from the date the…
  • Apr 18

    USCIS – Common Immigration Scam

    USCIS – Common Immigration Scam
    USCIS now has a web page listing names and descriptions of common immigration scams that they have found. This is not a complete list of immigration scams but it gives you a good idea of what is happening and to keep your eyes open! List of…
Rank this Week: 4085

The Deportation and Removal Blog

The Deportation and Removal Blog

Covers Immigration Court proceedings, deportation defense, and issues of inadmissibility and deportability. By Matthew Kolken.

http://blogs.ilw.com/blog.php?29230-Matthew-Kolken-on-Deportation-And-Removal
Rank this Week: 1292

UpCounsel Blog

UpCounsel Blog

About making your business leaner, faster and smarter.

https://www.upcounsel.com/blog
  • Apr 19

    The Importance of Data Privacy Compliance Under the GDPR

    The Importance of Data Privacy Compliance Under the GDPR
    Top UpCounsel privacy attorney Michael Witt breaks down the consequences of failing to comply with the GDPR. Spoiler alert: Noncompliance can cost you.
  • Apr 17

    How to Survive a Software Audit – Part 1: You Have the Right to Remain Silent

    How to Survive a Software Audit – Part 1: You Have the Right to Remain Silent
    Software compliance audits are scary, but you increase your chances of surviving one by staying silent. Learn what else you can do to improve the outcome from UpCounsel attorney Thomas View.
  • Apr 12

    6 Tips For Selling Your Busine

    6 Tips For Selling Your Busine
    Selling your business is a complex process, but it can be made a little easier when you follow these six steps from UpCounsel attorney Umar Farooq.
Rank this Week: 2657

EB-5 Daily

EB-5 Daily

An immigration law blog focused on the EB-5 Immigrant Investor Visa Program and how it can benefit potential investors. By Kapin PLLC.

http://www.eb5daily.com/
  • Apr 19

    May 2018 EB-5 Visa Bulletin And The Vietnam Retrogression

    May 2018 EB-5 Visa Bulletin And The Vietnam Retrogression
    Does the May 2018 EB-5 visa bulletin reveal a Vietnam retrogression? The May 2018 EB-5 visa bulletin has been released by the Department of State and I n it is has been revealed that the priority date...
  • Apr 17

    EB-5 Green Card Alternatives Not As Great

    EB-5 Green Card Alternatives Not As Great
    Worried about an EB-5 Program backlog? Maybe you’ve looked into EB-5 green card alternatives and found a few options that sound interesting, but are they as good as EB-5...
  • Apr 12

    LA Times Says The EB-5 Program May Be “Surest Path To Green Card”

    LA Times Says The EB-5 Program May Be “Surest Path To Green Card”
    In a new article published on April 10th, the LA Times delves into the appeal of the EB-5 Program. The EB-5 Program offers wealthy foreigners green cards, and a pathway to...
Rank this Week: 1890

Cuba Law Blog

Cuba Law Blog

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

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

    Miguel Díaz-Canel is Cuba’s New President

    Miguel Díaz-Canel is Cuba’s New President
    The Cuban parliament has chosen Miguel Díaz-Canel as its candidate to take over from Raúl Castro who stands down as president on 19 April. In 2006, Raúl Castro took over from his brother, Fidel, who had led the country…
  • Apr 19

    Miguel Díaz-Canel Nominated to Become Next President of Cuba

    Miguel Díaz-Canel Nominated to Become Next President of Cuba
    The Cuban parliament has chosen Miguel Díaz-Canel as its candidate to take over from Raúl Castro who stands down as president on 19 April. In 2006, Raúl Castro took over from his brother, Fidel, who had led the country…
  • Apr 11

    US Embassy Staff in Havana Reduced to 10 Diplomat

    US Embassy Staff in Havana Reduced to 10 Diplomat
    On the eve of the biggest political change in Cuba since the 1959 communist revolution, the number of staff at the U.S. Embassy in Havana has dropped to just ten people The U.S. State Department published an updated embassy roster on March 22…
Rank this Week: 1364

Peek and Toland Blog

Peek and Toland Blog

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

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

    Countries Where It’s Easiest for Americans to Get Dual Citizenship

    Countries Where It’s Easiest for Americans to Get Dual Citizenship
    It’s no secret that the United States has onerous citizenship rules. People who are seeking citizenship here must be a green card holder for at least five years and go through a 10-step naturalization process. The process is not…
  • Apr 18

    Woman Sues to Remove Religious Language from Citizenship Oath

    Woman Sues to Remove Religious Language from Citizenship Oath
    Religious language in the Citizenship Oath is being challenged in a court case by a green card holder who is seeking to become a citizen. Olga Paule Perrier-Bilbo, a French national and green card holder who has lived in Scituate… Read…
  • Apr 16

    Terrorist Attack Puts Diversity Green Card Lottery in Jeopardy

    Terrorist Attack Puts Diversity Green Card Lottery in Jeopardy
    The diversity green card lottery hit the headlines after a terrorist attack in New York in November 2017. The diversity visa program, also known as the green card lottery, was criticized for allowing an attacker who was an immigrant…
Rank this Week: 3419

U.S. and China Visa Law Blog

U.S. and China Visa Law Blog

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

http://lawandborder.com/
  • Apr 18

    AP: Potential Visa Sanctions on Chinese Officials Over Xinjiang Abuse

    AP: Potential Visa Sanctions on Chinese Officials Over Xinjiang Abuse
      Gerry Shih reports for the AP today that the U.S. government may pursue sanctions on Chinese officials involved in human rights abuses in the western region of Xinjiang. Shih has recently reported elsewhere on a sweeping security…
  • Mar 2

    Americans Scrambling to Submit Immigrant Petitions for Relative

    Americans Scrambling to Submit Immigrant Petitions for Relative
    Facing a proposed law that slashes family-based immigration, Americans are scrambling to law firms to petition for visas for loved ones abroad to come here. NPR reports that President Trump wants Congress to limit the number of family…
  • Feb 19

    National Vetting Center Established by Trump Administration

    National Vetting Center Established by Trump Administration
    A new National Vetting Center is being established pursuant to National Security Presidential Memorandum 9, signed by President Trump on February 6. The Center will coordinate the way agencies use biographic, biometric, and other data used to…
Rank this Week: 2694

Canada Immigration Blog

Canada Immigration Blog

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

http://www.canadavisa.com/canada-immigration-blog/
  • Apr 18

    Canada’s DACA moment?

    Canada’s DACA moment?
    Imagine yourself in this situation: You’re a 35-year-old permanent resident of Canada who is married with two children. You have a good job and have lived a peaceful, law-abiding life since you moved to Canada with your parents when you…
  • Mar 14

    There’s no room for this word in Quebec’s school

    There’s no room for this word in Quebec’s school
    There are moments living here in Quebec when you have to wonder if it’s really 2018 and not 1918. One such moment occurred at the end of February, when the parents of two 11-year old students complained about the use of the French word…
  • Feb 7

    NAFTA: The fight to keep skilled labour flowing

    NAFTA: The fight to keep skilled labour flowing
    Since it came into effect in 1994, the North American Free Trade Agreement has helped countless employers in Canada, the United States and Mexico gain access to professional labour from all three countries. In Canada’s case, NAFTA lets…
Rank this Week: 4144

PanCanadian Immigration Law Group

PanCanadian Immigration Law Group

Covers the process of immigrating to Canada.

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

    Ending NAFTA Will Impact Canadian and American Immigration

    Ending NAFTA Will Impact Canadian and American Immigration
    NAFTA provisions allow Canadians to work and invest in the United States. The North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) has created benefits for US and Mexican citizens interested in entering Canada for business. US President Donald…
  • Apr 13

    Canada Tech Companies Experiencing Increase in US Applicant

    Canada Tech Companies Experiencing Increase in US Applicant
    Canada tech companies have been actively recruiting tech immigrants to help build the Canadian economy and create jobs. ‘Recent changes to United States immigration policies have made Canada a very attractive option for…
  • Apr 6

    Canada Needs More Low-Skilled Immigrants Say Employers and Economist

    Canada Needs More Low-Skilled Immigrants Say Employers and Economist
    Canada’s merit-based immigration system favors highly skilled and educated immigrants who can help grow the local economy and create jobs. Meanwhile, Canadian employers say they are “struggling to fill positions for…
Rank this Week: 3224

SAC Attorneys LLP Blog

SAC Attorneys LLP Blog

Covers business and employment law.

http://www.sacattorneys.com/san-jose-business-lawyer
  • Apr 18

    California Demands Employers Do More to Prevent Workplace Violence

    California Demands Employers Do More to Prevent Workplace Violence
    Have you ever wished that you could skip work because you were worried about what might happen that day? Maybe you were anxious about having to give an employee a poor performance review or worried about being laid off yourself. But have you…
  • Apr 12

    Should California Employers Sponsor Employees for Work Visas?

    Should California Employers Sponsor Employees for Work Visas?
    Suppose you are trying to hire for a position that requires a very specific skill set, and you find a candidate who is perfect in all respects but one: they are not authorized to work in the U.S. Does it make sense to sponsor that person for…
  • Apr 6

    Legal Strategies for Commercial Debt Collection

    Legal Strategies for Commercial Debt Collection
    If your body’s blood flow is obstructed, you can die. Likewise, without good cash flow, your business can die. This is no exaggeration, particularly for tech start-ups and other young businesses. No matter how hard your sales team and…
Rank this Week: 1850

Chicago Immigration Lawyer Blog

Chicago Immigration Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.theusimmigrationlawyer.com/
  • Apr 17

    Vague Laws Invite Arbitrary Power

    Vague Laws Invite Arbitrary Power
    “Vague laws invite arbitrary power.” states Justice Gorsuch in his concurring opinion in Sessions v. Dimaya, finding the residual aggravated felony definition of “crime of violence” in the Immigration and Nationality…
  • Oct 24

    HIV Epidemiologist’s Work Insufficient for a National Interest Waiver

    HIV Epidemiologist’s Work Insufficient for a National Interest Waiver
    A foreign national epidemiologist petitioned USCIS for an immigrant petition, filing a petition herself, without an employer.  She argued that her work is important for the national interest of the U.S. and the USCIS should not require…
  • Sep 20

    Diversity Visa Lottery Begins on October 3, 2017

    Diversity Visa Lottery Begins on October 3, 2017
    The Chicago law office of Zneimer & Zneimer PC reminds interested immigrants that the Diversity Lottery  DV-2019 begins on Tuesday, October 3, 2017 at 12:00 noon, Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) (GMT-4), and ends on Tuesday, November 7,…
Rank this Week: 2531

Global Immigration Blog

Global Immigration Blog

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

http://www.globalimmigrationblog.com
  • Apr 17

    U.S. Supreme Court: Immigration Act Unconstitutionally Vague on Removal for Aggravated Felony

    U.S. Supreme Court: Immigration Act Unconstitutionally Vague on Removal for Aggravated Felony
    The Immigration and Nationality Act provides that any alien convicted of an “aggravated felony” after entering the United States is subject to deportation. The Supreme Court has decided, 5-4, that the statute’s defining an…
  • Apr 12

    USCIS Announces FY 2019 H-1B Cap Reached, Total Down Slightly

    USCIS Announces FY 2019 H-1B Cap Reached, Total Down Slightly
    USCIS received 190,098 H-1B petitions during the first week of April. The cap has been reached every year for the past six years but the total is down from last year’s total of 199,000. The Service conducted its computer-generated…
  • Apr 11

    Chad Removed from Travel Ban 3.0 List

    Chad Removed from Travel Ban 3.0 List
    Chad is no longer on the Travel Ban 3.0 list of restricted countries. President Donald Trump lifted this restriction because “Chad has made improvements and now sufficiently meets the baseline. . . ” The President’s…
Rank this Week: 3286

Rabinowitz & Rabinowitz, P.C. Blog

Rabinowitz & Rabinowitz, P.C. Blog

Covers immigration law.

http://www.rabinowitzrabinowitz.com/blog/
  • Apr 17

    USCIS announces additional restrictions on certain H-1B petition

    USCIS announces additional restrictions on certain H-1B petition
    The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) issued a new policy memorandum on February 22, 2018, that requires U.S. employers filing H-1B petitions for employees at third-party work sites to submit additional documents and evidence.…
  • Mar 21

    USCIS Suspends H-1B Cap Subject Premium Processing for the 2019 FY H1B Season

    USCIS Suspends H-1B Cap Subject Premium Processing for the 2019 FY H1B Season
    In an announcement dated March 20, 2018, and less than 2 weeks before the major FY2019 H-1B filing season begins on April 2, 2018, USCIS has announced that it is suspending H-1B premium processing for cap subject H-1B filings for FY2019. This…
  • Mar 16

    President Trump Creates a National Vetting Center

    President Trump Creates a National Vetting Center
    President Trump signed an order February 6, 2017, establishing a National Vetting Center to investigate new immigrants’ admissibility to the United States. The National Vetting Center’s mission is to collect, share and use…
Rank this Week: 1549

Altro LLP Blog

Altro LLP Blog

Covers Canadian immigration news and laws.

https://altrolaw.com/feed/
  • Apr 17

    LLCs: Good for Americans, Bad for Canadian

    LLCs: Good for Americans, Bad for Canadian
    The LLC is often recommended by U.S. tax professionals as one of the best ways to own property in the U.S. But the LLC is not a good ownership structure for Canadian residents. The post LLCs: Good for Americans, Bad for Canadians appeared…
  • Apr 13

    BNN – Talking Tax: Cross-border tax tip

    BNN – Talking Tax: Cross-border tax tip
    Matt Altro was interviewed by BNN for “Talking Tax” to discuss cross border tax tips for Americans living in Canada, Canadians with US rental property and Canadians moving to the US. The post BNN – Talking Tax: Cross-border…
  • Mar 26

    CJAD Radio – Snowbirds Buying, Owning & Selling US Property

    CJAD Radio – Snowbirds Buying, Owning & Selling US Property
    Listen to a January 2018 CJAD radio show, where David Altro discusses snowbirds buying, owning and selling US property among other essential cross border issues. The post CJAD Radio – Snowbirds Buying, Owning & Selling US Property…
Rank this Week: 4331

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/
  • Apr 16

    Alternatives to H-1B Visa

    Alternatives to H-1B Visa
    USCIS has released the numbers for Master’s as well as Regular cap subject petitions that they received for Fiscal Year 2019. USCIS conducted the lottery system on April 06, 2018. The random computer generated number is the system that…
  • Feb 20

    Common Challenges Faced by EB-5 Investors Currently Residing in the Middle East & North Africa (MENA) Region

    Common Challenges Faced by EB-5 Investors Currently Residing in the Middle East & North Africa (MENA) Region
    Whilst the popularity of the EB-5 Visa, propelled by desire for better education, business prospects, or a desire for long term US residency has led to a sharp spike in applications from the MENA region, there are recurrent issues that some…
  • Oct 24

    New Roadblocks for Extension of Non Immigrant Visa

    New Roadblocks for Extension of Non Immigrant Visa
    USCIS released a new policy yesterday, October 23, 2017 that rescinds prior USCIS policy of giving deference to an earlier examiner’s findings in adjudications of Non-Immigrant Visa applications. You can read the release…
Rank this Week: 3495

Montag Law blog

Montag Law blog

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

http://www.montaglaw.com/blog
Rank this Week: 4289

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/
  • Apr 13

    I Have A Criminal Conviction That May Get Me Deported. What Do I Do?

    I Have A Criminal Conviction That May Get Me Deported. What Do I Do?
    Criminal convictions are a primary basis for deportation or denial of immigration benefits, like greencards, visas, and naturalization.  A criminal conviction can have devastating consequences on your immigration options.  Some…
  • Apr 5

    My U.S. Citizen/LPR Spouse Is Abusing Me And Threatening Me With Deportation. What Do I Do?

    My U.S. Citizen/LPR Spouse Is Abusing Me And Threatening Me With Deportation. What Do I Do?
    Unfortunately, immigration lawyers around the country often get calls from petrified non-U.S. citizens who are in an abusive relationship and living in fear of deportation.  A United States citizen who marries a non-citizen can file an…
  • Mar 27

    Will a Child Neglect or Child Endangerment Conviction Make Me Deportable?

    Will a Child Neglect or Child Endangerment Conviction Make Me Deportable?
    The Immigration and Nationality Act (INA) §237(a)(2)(E)(i) makes a non – U.S. citizen deportable if he or she is convicted of a crime of domestic violence, stalking, child abuse, child neglect, or child abandonment. …
Rank this Week: 3909

Immigration Law Blog

Immigration Law Blog

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

http://www.rubypowerslaw.com/category/immigration-law/
  • Apr 13

    A Recent Case Holds that Asylum Applications Can Be Filed After the One-Year Deadline

    A Recent Case Holds that Asylum Applications Can Be Filed After the One-Year Deadline
    Under U.S. law, you must file within one year of your last entry into the United States in order to remain eligible for asylum. However, there are certain exceptions that may allow you to file after one year, such as the existence of changed…
  • Mar 30

    My Court Date Got Reset- What’s Next?

    My Court Date Got Reset- What’s Next?
     By Cynthia Milian In the last month, many immigration attorneys have scrambled to readjust their schedules and firm personnel to ensure that their clients are prepared and are represented in their upcoming court hearing dates that have…
  • Mar 19

    La importancia de contratar a un abogado con experiencia para su caso de Asilo

    La importancia de contratar a un abogado con experiencia para su caso de Asilo
    Por la abogada certificada por la junta en inmigración y asilo, Ruby L. Powers. Buscar asilo en los Estados Unidos viene con muchos retos. Muchos cuestionan si deberían o no contratar a un abogado, dado que sus finanzas se…
Rank this Week: 2950

Immigration View

Immigration View

By Fox Rothschild LLP.

https://immigrationview.foxrothschild.com/
  • Apr 12

    USCIS Completed the H-1B Cap Lottery Selection for FY 2019

    USCIS Completed the H-1B Cap Lottery Selection for FY 2019
    Today, USCIS announced it has completed the H-1B cap FY 2019 random selection process on April 11. This year, USCIS received a total of 190,098 H-1B cap petitions during the H-1B cap FY 2019 filing period, which started on April 2.  The…
  • Apr 11

    USCIS launches new E-Verify Website

    USCIS launches new E-Verify Website
    Yesterday, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced the launch of a new and expanded E-Verify website, E-Verify.gov.  The website, which is in both the English and Spanish languages, includes sections for Employers,…
  • Mar 23

    EB-5 Alert! EB-5 Given Six-Month Extension

    EB-5 Alert! EB-5 Given Six-Month Extension
    The EB-5 Program has been extended for six months, through September 30, 2018, as part of the omnibus spending bill funding the federal government. Congress passed the spending bill early Friday morning and President Trump signed the bill…
Rank this Week: 1788

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/
  • Apr 12

    USCIS Completes FY2019 H-1B Cap Lottery

    USCIS Completes FY2019 H-1B Cap Lottery
    The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (“USCIS”) has reported receiving 190,098 cap subject H-1B petitions during the first five business days of April 2018, more than twice the number mandated by Congress’…
  • Apr 12

    May 2018 Visa Bulletin – Most Categories Remain Stalled, EB-2 China and EB-3 India Slowly Advance

    May 2018 Visa Bulletin – Most Categories Remain Stalled, EB-2 China and EB-3 India Slowly Advance
    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…
  • Apr 6

    FY2019 H-1B Cap Reached

    FY2019 H-1B Cap Reached
    The USCIS announced today that the FY2019 H-1B cap has been met.  The USCIS will hold a lottery for the H-1B visas as early as next week.  Those selected will receive receipt notices in the mail; those rejected will have their…
Rank this Week: 4544

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/
  • Apr 12

    ACLU Files Lawsuit Over Illegal Detention of Married Immigrant

    ACLU Files Lawsuit Over Illegal Detention of Married Immigrant
    The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Massachusetts filed a class action lawsuit against the Trump administration on Tuesday, claiming a trend of detaining immigrants seeking legal immigration through marriage to U.S. citizens. The…
  • Apr 10

    Are “Special” Drivers’ Licenses the Future for Legal Immigrants?

    Are “Special” Drivers’ Licenses the Future for Legal Immigrants?
    Several immigrant rights advocacy groups have raised concerns over a number of state bills recently introduced in Michigan, which require drivers’ licenses for legal immigrants to bear distinguishing visual markers and the expiration…
  • Apr 5

    Immigration Judges Slam Plan to Implement Case Quota

    Immigration Judges Slam Plan to Implement Case Quota
    Immigration judges claim that the annual case quota set by the Trump administration to unclog the country’s immigration court system will likely do the opposite, adding to, rather than clearing up the courts’ huge backlog of…
Rank this Week: 2797

Immigrating to America

Immigrating to America

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

http://immigrating.wordpress.com
  • Apr 11

    Los Angeles Times Rehashes the EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program

    Los Angeles Times Rehashes the EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program
    The Los Angeles Times rehashes the EB-5 Immigrant Investor program in today’s article. http://www.latimes.com/nation/la-na-eb5-visa-explainer-20180410-story.html Of note is the reference at the end of the article which indicates that…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 3776

Florida Immigration Law Blog

Florida Immigration Law Blog

By Colombo & Hurd, PL.

http://www.colombohurdlaw.com/news-articles/
Rank this Week: 1481