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ImmigrationProf Blog

ImmigrationProf Blog

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

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

    ICE Admits Gang Operations Are Designed to Lock Up Immigrant

    ICE Admits Gang Operations Are Designed to Lock Up Immigrant
    Julianne Hing for The Nation reports on the implication of ICE’s announcement last week of Operation Raging Bull. As the initiative's name suggests, the operation was clearly intended as a way of showing tough-on-crime follow-through on the…
  • Nov 20

    CNMI Indictment Highlights Lure of Birth Tourism

    CNMI Indictment Highlights Lure of Birth Tourism
    This month, a Chinese tourist to the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands was indicted for allegedly operating a birth tourism business for Chinese women looking to secure U.S. citizenship for their children. The Saipan Tribune has…
  • Nov 20

    From the Bookshelves: In the Midst of Winter: A Novel by Isabel Allende

    From the Bookshelves: In the Midst of Winter: A Novel by Isabel Allende
    Interview with Isabel Allende In the Midst of Winter: A Novel by Isabel Allende Worldwide bestselling “dazzling storyteller” (Associated Press) Isabel Allende returns with a sweeping novel about three very different people who are brought…
Rank this Week: 80

www.immi-usa.com

www.immi-usa.com

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

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

    December 2017 Visa Bulletin | Report, Prediction & Analysi

    December 2017 Visa Bulletin | Report, Prediction & Analysi
    Each month, the Department of State releases a visa bulletin detailing how the final action dates have moved for green cards of all categories. This bulletin is vitally important to the green card immigration process, so we’ve made the…
  • Nov 10

    E-2 Visa Interview | Experience, Tips, and Question

    E-2 Visa Interview | Experience, Tips, and Question
    Whether it is for a prospective job or for a U.S. visa, going through an interview can be a stressful situation. If you need to participate in an E-2 visa interview, it helps to be completely prepared long before you … Continue reading…
  • Nov 2

    US Work Visa for Dentist

    US Work Visa for Dentist
    Some of the people who contribute the most to American culture and society are immigrants from foreign nations. This is especially true in the healthcare field. With thousands of doctors, nurses, pharmacists, and dentists setting up practices…
Rank this Week: 138

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: 179

Labor Immigration Law

Labor Immigration Law

Features United States labor immigration law news and analysis. By the Capitol Immigration Law Group LLC.

http://www.laborimmigration.com
Rank this Week: 194

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/
  • Nov 20

    The End of the International Entrepreneur Rule and H-4 Work Authorization is Imminent

    The End of the International Entrepreneur Rule and H-4 Work Authorization is Imminent
    The Trump administration has taken its first step toward dismantling the International Entrepreneur Rule, an Obama era program that would have given thousands of foreign entrepreneurs the opportunity to travel to the United States for a…
  • Nov 17

    Relief for DACA Renewal Requests Affected by USPS Mail Service Issue

    Relief for DACA Renewal Requests Affected by USPS Mail Service Issue
    At the end of September, recipients of DACA, whose DACA benefits were set to expire before March 5th, 2018, were in a frenzy to file for a final 2-year renewal of their DACA status. The deadline to file for the final 2-year renewal was…
  • Nov 13

    U.S. Embassies Resume Non-Immigrant Visa Services in Turkey

    U.S. Embassies Resume Non-Immigrant Visa Services in Turkey
    As previously reported, on October 8, 2017, the United States announced the suspension of all non-immigrant visa services across U.S. Embassies and Consulates in Turkey “until further notice,” following news that a U.S. embassy…
Rank this Week: 246

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/
  • Oct 25

    TN Visa Approval – Mathematician (Slot Game Designer Job / Engineering Degree)

    TN Visa Approval – Mathematician (Slot Game Designer Job / Engineering Degree)
    TN VisaCase Info.Background:The applicant, a citizen of Canada, had been offered a job as a Slot Game Designer for a global gaming developer. We reviewed the position offered, and although the job title was not entirely indicative of such a…
  • Sep 20

    New USCBP TN Filing Policy Change

    New USCBP TN Filing Policy Change
    According to the USCBP Buffalo Field Office, effective August 21, 2017, attorneys will not be allowed in the secondary inspection area of any port-of-entry with their clients. This is apparently a national policy affecting all U.S.…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 235

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/
  • Nov 20

    Regional Focus: Europe

    Regional Focus: Europe
    Asylum, Integration and Irregular Migration in Lithuania: Policy and Practice at the Edge of the European Union (Fafo, 2017) [text]Daring to Care? How Volunteers and Civil Society Organisations are Shaping Asylum Seekers' Access to…
  • Nov 20

    Events & Opportunities: More Nov. 2017 & New Dec. 2017

    Events & Opportunities: More Nov. 2017 & New Dec. 2017
    CFP: Georgetown Immigration Law Journal [info]- No deadline specified.Debate: Agreeing a Global Response to Migration, London, 21 November 2017 [info]- Will also be livestreamed.Talk: The Labouring Subject of Refugee Economies, Montreal, 23…
  • Nov 17

    Thematic Focus: Work/Economic Aspect

    Thematic Focus: Work/Economic Aspect
    Assets of Refugees in Zataari Camp: A Profile of Skills (UNHCR, Nov. 2017) [text via ReliefWeb]Employment and Human Capital Investment Intentions among Recent Refugees in Germany (German Institute for Economic Research, 2017) [text]How…
Rank this Week: 397

Immigration Lawyer Blog

Immigration Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.immigrationlawyerblog.com/
  • Nov 13

    Work Visas for the Hospitality Industry

    Work Visas for the Hospitality Industry
    In this video, attorney Jacob J. Sapochnick discusses the most popular visa options for hospitality workers. For more information just keep on watching. Overview:  The top visas used by Hotels and Restaurants to bring foreign workers to…
  • Nov 6

    Live Stream: Immigration Q & A with Jacob Sapochnick

    Live Stream: Immigration Q & A with Jacob Sapochnick
    In this Facebook live stream, attorney Jacob Sapochnick discusses immigration under President Donald Trump, and pressing issues that have recently been the subject of much debate in the news, including the President’s desire to end the…
  • Oct 30

    Entrepreneur Immigration: Do Franchises Qualify for the E-2 visa?

    Entrepreneur Immigration: Do Franchises Qualify for the E-2 visa?
    In this post, Attorney Jacob Sapochnick Esq,  will explain whether franchises qualify for the E2 Investor Visa. What is an E2 Visa? The Treaty Investor Visa (nonimmigrant E-2 classification) is intended for nationals of a foreign…
Rank this Week: 456

US Immigration Law Blog

US Immigration Law Blog

Covers immigration news. By Ashwin Sharma.

http://ashwinsharma.com
Rank this Week: 473

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/
  • Nov 9

    First Deported ‘DREAMer’ Under Trump Administration Arrested After Re-entering U.S.

    First Deported ‘DREAMer’ Under Trump Administration Arrested After Re-entering U.S.
    Juan Manuel Montes, the first “DREAMer” to allege being improperly deported under the Trump administration, was arrested by U.S. Border Patrol agents after trying to re-enter the country. According to Customs and Border Patrol…
  • Nov 6

    District Judge Blocks Pentagon from Barring Path to Citizenship for Noncitizen Soldier

    District Judge Blocks Pentagon from Barring Path to Citizenship for Noncitizen Soldier
    U.S. District Judge Ellen Huvelle ruled that the Department of Defense (DOD) cannot block or delay the citizenship applications of three noncitizen soldiers serving in the U.S. military—a decision that extends to the thousands of…
  • Nov 2

    Immigration Agents Detain 10-year-old Girl After Surgery

    Immigration Agents Detain 10-year-old Girl After Surgery
    Customs and Border Patrol (CBP) agents have detained 10-year-old Rosa Maria Hernandez immediately after a surgical operation and discharge from a Texas hospital. Hernandez is an undocumented immigrant with cerebral palsy, who, at the age of 3…
Rank this Week: 350

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: 486

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: 307

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: 329

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/
  • Nov 20

    MVP “Immigration Q & A Forum” – This Friday, Nov. 24, 2017

    MVP “Immigration Q & A Forum” – This Friday, Nov. 24, 2017
    We wanted to find a new way to engage our reader base. Every other Friday, we will post the ten (10) best/most frequently asked questions received during the week from our h1bvisalawyerblog, Facebook, and Twitter readers. We will answer those…
  • Nov 17

    Updated Service Center Processing Times (9/30/17)

    Updated Service Center Processing Times (9/30/17)
    Processing Time reports for all of the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service (USCIS) Service Centers were released on 11/7/17 with processing dates as of 9/30/17. If you filed a petition with one of the Service Centers, please review the…
  • Nov 16

    Status of the Central American Minors Program – CANCELED

    Status of the Central American Minors Program – CANCELED
    As of November 9, 2017, the Department of State (DOS) has stopped accepting new Central American Minors (CAM) refugee program applicants and the USCIS will stop interviewing as of January 31, 2018. They stated in the USCIS News Alert,…
Rank this Week: 825

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/
  • Nov 18

    Death by a Thousand Cuts: Naturalization Backlog

    Death by a Thousand Cuts: Naturalization Backlog
    The Trump administration’s war on immigration has included an array of tactics. There have been full frontal assaults, such as the Muslim ban, cancellation of DACA, the border wall, and the RAISE Act. Simultaneously, the Trump…
  • Nov 14

    Trump’s War on Immigration: Death by a Thousand Cut

    Trump’s War on Immigration: Death by a Thousand Cut
    The Trump administration’s war on immigration has included an array of tactics. There have been full frontal assaults, such as the border wall, the Muslim ban, cancellation of DACA, and the proposed RAISE Act. Simultaneously, the Trump…
  • Nov 5

    Guide to Acquisition of U.S. Citizenship by Birth Abroad

    Guide to Acquisition of U.S. Citizenship by Birth Abroad
    Our newest publication is now available: Guide to Acquisition of U.S. Citizenship by Birth Abroad covers the legal requirements for a child born abroad to automatically acquire U.S. citizenship at birth, as well as the procedures to…
Rank this Week: 691

Global Immigration Blog

Global Immigration Blog

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

http://www.globalimmigrationblog.com
  • Nov 14

    Ninth Circuit Approves Travel Ban 3.0, In Part

    Ninth Circuit Approves Travel Ban 3.0, In Part
    The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled to allow President Donald Trump’s latest travel ban proclamation to go into effect – at least in part. Ruling on the injunction issued by the District Court in Hawaii that temporarily…
  • Nov 8

    Insights: Responding to Temporary Protected Status Extensions and Termination

    Insights: Responding to Temporary Protected Status Extensions and Termination
    Having terminated Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone in May 2017 and having announced the limited extension of TPS for Haiti and Sudan until January and November 2018, respectively, the Trump Administration…
  • Nov 7

    Do Not Respond to Emails Requesting I-9 Information

    Do Not Respond to Emails Requesting I-9 Information
    The USCIS has issued the following notice regarding scam emails requesting I-9 information: USCIS has learned that employers have received scam emails requesting Form I-9 information that appear to come from USCIS. Employers are not required…
Rank this Week: 1028

Visaplace.com Canada & US…

Visaplace.com Canada & US Immigration Lawyers

Covers immigration issues for people seeking to migrate to Canada or the United States. By Niren & Associates.

http://www.visaplace.com/blog-immigration-law
  • Nov 7

    What Decisions Were Made in Canada’s 2018 Immigration Plan

    What Decisions Were Made in Canada’s 2018 Immigration Plan
    We recently wrote about the arguments surrounding Canada’s 2018 potential immigration plan. On November 1st, Canada announced its finalized plan, and it has been deemed the “most ambitious plan” in recent history by…
  • Nov 7

    US President Calls for Tighter Visa Programs After NYC Attack

    US President Calls for Tighter Visa Programs After NYC Attack
    After a deadly truck attack in New York City, President Donald Trump talked about demands for stricter U.S. immigration laws, asking that Congress end a visa program- the program that let the truck driver suspect into the country. The attack…
  • Oct 31

    What to Know About “Birth Tourism”

    What to Know About “Birth Tourism”
    Over the past year, 379 foreign nationals were born at Richmond Hospital in Canada to non-Canadian citizens or permanent residents. This is part of an industry known as “birth tourism”, in which a pregnant woman enters Canada to…
Rank this Week: 880

Immigration Attorney Blog

Immigration Attorney Blog

By Brian D. Lerner.

http://brian-d-lerner-blog.com/
  • Oct 30

    Federal Judge Blocks Trump’s Third Travel Ban

    Federal Judge Blocks Trump’s Third Travel Ban
    oday a federal judge largely blocked the Trump administration from implementing the latest version of the president’s controversial travel ban, setting up yet another legal showdown on the extent of the executive…
  • Oct 30

    Court Upholds BIA’s Determination That Petitioner Entered into Fraudulent Marriage to Procure Adjustment of Statu

    Court Upholds BIA’s Determination That Petitioner Entered into Fraudulent Marriage to Procure Adjustment of Statu
    The Eighth Circuit denied the petition for review, holding that the BIA’s determination that the petitioner attempted to procure an adjustment of status by willfully misrepresenting that his marriage to a U.S. citizen was bona fide…
  • Oct 30

    Trump’s Refugee Ban Ends as White House Preps New Screening Rule

    Trump’s Refugee Ban Ends as White House Preps New Screening Rule
    PBS reports that President Trump’s March 6, 2017, Executive Order, which included a four-month worldwide ban on refugees entering the United States, expired today. Refugees seeking entry to the United States will now face what…
Rank this Week: 1020

No Deportation

No Deportation

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

http://nodeportation.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 25

    USCIS Rule Change Affecting H1-B Renewal

    USCIS Rule Change Affecting H1-B Renewal
    The Trump administration is looking to curtail the ability of foreigners to live and work in the United States. In furtherance of this effort, the Administration is making many changes through executive orders and policy memos and not seeking…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 587

SAC Attorneys LLP Blog

SAC Attorneys LLP Blog

Covers business and employment law.

http://www.sacattorneys.com/san-jose-business-lawyer
  • Oct 20

    California is Now a Sanctuary State for Undocumented Immigrant

    California is Now a Sanctuary State for Undocumented Immigrant
    When the state of California enacted new laws designed at protecting undocumented immigrants, it prompted a stern response from federal authorities. Now, neighborhoods and workplaces face the threat of more frequent raids by Immigration and…
  • Sep 15

    DACA and Your Busine

    DACA and Your Busine
    The Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) immigration policy has become a hot-button issue lately for politicians, immigration activists and business owners. The primary concern for business owners is that employees who obtain work…
  • Aug 15

    Proceed with Care When Sponsoring Family Member

    Proceed with Care When Sponsoring Family Member
    There is perhaps no better feeling than the unification of family members from across borders. Whether for work, school, or simply to enjoy life together as a family, immigration laws in California are designed to protect the civil and labor…
Rank this Week: 762

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: 531

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: 568

Immigrating to America

Immigrating to America

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

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

    Kushner & Trump and the EB-5 Regional Center Extension

    Kushner & Trump and the EB-5 Regional Center Extension
    First things first, the EB-5 Regional Center program has been extended until September 30, 2017 as part of a larger federal budget extension. And as we’ve pointed out previously (but bears repeating), the extension affects the Regional…
  • Feb 9

    EB-5 Impending Change

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

    Worldwide Passports for Sale

    Worldwide Passports for Sale
      We essentially focus on US based immigration.  People who want to come into the United States to invest and set up businesses primarily. It’s interesting to see what other countries are doing in this regard.  The US is…
Rank this Week: 868

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: 1060

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: 546

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 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…
Rank this Week: 618

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: 521

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…
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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: 924

Massachusetts Immigration Lawyer…

Massachusetts Immigration Lawyer Blog

Covers deportation, immigration courts, and naturalization. By Law Offices Of Joshua L. Goldstein, PC.

http://massachusettsimmigrationlawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 11

    Fiance Visa comes to reality TV

    Fiance Visa comes to reality TV
    My immigration law office in Boston was recently contacted by the producers of my favorite reality TV show, 90 Day Fiance. They're working right now on casting for the second season. If you haven't already seen it, then you really should. The…
  • Nov 15

    John Dvorak

    John Dvorak
    The Brazilian community in Massachusetts is well-familiar with immigration attorney John Dvorak. Dvorak had a notorious reputation for shoddy work and for filing employment-based 245(i) green card cases based on bogus employment experience…
  • Oct 30

    Immigration Attorney Joshua Goldstein named Massachusetts Super Lawyer

    Immigration Attorney Joshua Goldstein named Massachusetts Super Lawyer
    Immigration attorney Joshua Goldstein has been selected a Super Lawyer, a peer-selected award given to no more than 2.5% of attorneys in Massachusetts. The attorney-led selection process for the Super Lawyer award is multifaceted and…
Rank this Week: 543

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: 581

San Francisco Immigration Lawyer…

San Francisco Immigration Lawyer Blog

Covers immigration law. By Schwartz and Brown, LLP.

http://www.sanfranciscoimmigrationlawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 23

    Judgment Day: Explosion of Immigration Appeals in San Francisco Federal Court

    Judgment Day: Explosion of Immigration Appeals in San Francisco Federal Court
    Last year, the Obama Administration announced that it would pursue a different policy with respect to the 300,000 or so deportation cases languishing in the federal court system. Immigrants with "low priority" cases may be granted a stay,…
  • Feb 15

    Cancellation of Removal: A Catch-22

    Cancellation of Removal: A Catch-22
    Over the past few months, I have received a couple of calls from people asking for cancellation of removal. When I tell them that cancellation of removal is only available in deportation proceedings, they ask, "So should I surrender myself…
  • Feb 7

    Family Visas: How to bring family members to San Francisco?

    Family Visas: How to bring family members to San Francisco?
    When it comes to family members, people will do almost anything to ensure unity, be it a long lost cousin or their mother. When they hear that one family member might arrive by Christmas but another might arrive by Christmas 2014, they start…
Rank this Week: 1052

Ysabel'sBilinguaLawBlog

Ysabel'sBilinguaLawBlog

Covers immigration law. By Ysabel Williams.

http://bilingualawblog.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 3

    Diversity Visa Scam-Fraude de Loteria de Visa

    Diversity Visa Scam-Fraude de Loteria de Visa
    Be aware of email messages asking you to send money because you are a winner of a Diversity Visa. Tengan cuidado con los mensajes de correo electronico pidiendole que mande dinero porque usted se gano la loteria de visas.
  • Feb 26

    No Sea Victima de Fraude de Inmigracion

    No Sea Victima de Fraude de Inmigracion
  • Feb 26

    Run Away from "Notarios"

    Run Away from "Notarios"
    Don't Be a Victim of Immigration FraudNotarios, Notary Publics and Immigration ConsultantsNotarios, notary publics and immigration consultants may NOT represent you before USCIS. While in many other countries the word “Notario” means…
Rank this Week: 595

PanCanadian Immigration Law Group

PanCanadian Immigration Law Group

Covers the process of immigrating to Canada.

http://immigrationcanada.pro/blog/
  • Nov 20

    Checklist: How to Get A Study Permit to Attend University in Canada

    Checklist: How to Get A Study Permit to Attend University in Canada
    To study in Canada international students usually require a study permit. This is a document available only after a college, university, or other accredited educational institution has accepted you. Study permits are only available for…
  • Nov 12

    Irish Working Holiday Visa Permits for Canada in 2018 Open For Application

    Irish Working Holiday Visa Permits for Canada in 2018 Open For Application
    International Experience Canada (IEC) is a program that allows young adults an opportunity to temporarily work in Canada, typically 12-24 months. 33 countries have an agreement with Canada for IEC temporary work permits for people 18…
  • Nov 9

    Visas for Filmmakers and Artists to Work in Canada

    Visas for Filmmakers and Artists to Work in Canada
    Presented at Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) 2017: BORDER PATROL by Immigration Lawyer Evelyn Ackah, Ackah Business Immigration Law and Canadian Counsel for D’Alessio Law Group; with co-presenters Lorraine…
Rank this Week: 1138

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: 2029

Law Office of Michael West P.C.…

Law Office of Michael West P.C. Blog

Covers Georgia law.

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

    Four Semis Are Involved in Fiery I-75 Truck Wreck

    Four Semis Are Involved in Fiery I-75 Truck Wreck
    When big rigs collide, the result can often be a fiery crash that leaves drivers dead and seriously injured. Tragically, this was the case in an I-75 truck wreck in Lowndes County in Georgia over the summer. A tractor-trailer driver who was…
  • Nov 16

    New Research Highlights Physical Characteristics of Distracted Driver

    New Research Highlights Physical Characteristics of Distracted Driver
    We all know distracted driving claims lives and leaves people injured. It has not stopped distracted drivers continuing to check their phones at the wheel, endangering others. Now new research from the University of Houston and the Texas…
  • Nov 14

    16 Atlanta Postal Workers Are Arrested for Alleged Drug Trafficking

    16 Atlanta Postal Workers Are Arrested for Alleged Drug Trafficking
    Drug trafficking is taken very seriously by the federal authorities. However, in a recent case in Georgia, it’s federal workers who are facing charges of accepting bribes to deliver packages of cocaine. In August, the U.S. Department of…
Rank this Week: 2636

Peek and Toland Blog

Peek and Toland Blog

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

http://www.peekandtoland.com/blog
  • Nov 20

    Texas’ Prison Population Continues to Fall

    Texas’ Prison Population Continues to Fall
    In past years, Texas has gained a formidable “lock ‘em up” reputation. Although this endures today and the state still has the largest prison population in the country. Texas’ prison population continues to fall.…
  • Nov 16

    Outlining Felony Theft in Texa

    Outlining Felony Theft in Texa
    It’s possible to be charged with felony theft in Texas. The severity of a theft charge in the state is related to the value of the goods you are accused of stealing. In Texas, a person can be charged with… Read more › The…
  • Nov 16

    Drug Smuggling Rises on the Border as Human Trafficking Fall

    Drug Smuggling Rises on the Border as Human Trafficking Fall
    Drug smuggling appears to be rising at the border between the United States and Mexico as human trafficking falls due to tougher enforcement. A Fox News report in May explored how the Mexican cartels may be responding to the…
Rank this Week: 2468

Underdog Blog

Underdog Blog

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

http://katzjustice.com/blog/
  • Nov 19

    Strict deadlines for challenging criminal convictions – Fairfax criminal lawyer

    Strict deadlines for challenging criminal convictions – Fairfax criminal lawyer
    Strict deadlines apply for challenging criminal convictions. As a Fairfax criminal lawyer, my heart goes out to the numerous people calling me to seek relief for serious convictions years after the last court action was taken. The relief…
  • Nov 18

    Virginia drug defense – Fairfax criminal lawyer on distribution defense

    Virginia drug defense – Fairfax criminal lawyer on distribution defense
    Virginia drug defense involves humorless statutes, sentencing schemes and sentencing guidelines. As a Fairfaxcriminal lawyer, I know that the sentencing risks for a drug conviction multiply when the conviction is not for mere personal drug…
  • Nov 15

    Guilty pleas in Virginia – Fairfax criminal lawyer on their points of no return

    Guilty pleas in Virginia – Fairfax criminal lawyer on their points of no return
    Guilty pleas in Virginia must only be the result of the defense's fully preparing for trial. As a Fairfax criminal lawyer, I know that this trial readiness approach to pleading guilty, no contest/nolo contendere, Alford, or facts sufficient…
Rank this Week: 1564

Montag Law blog

Montag Law blog

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

http://www.montaglaw.com/blog
  • Nov 19

    Saldivar v. Sessions allows waiving in as an ‘admission in any status’ in permanent-resident Cancellation.

    Saldivar v. Sessions allows waiving in as an ‘admission in any status’ in permanent-resident Cancellation.
    In Saldivar v. Sessions, filed on November 7, 2017, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals held that for purposes of eligibility for Cancellation of Removal for Certain Permanent Residents, INA § 240A(a), the requirement at INA §…
  • Nov 12

    AILA and the Democrats Share a Dilemma.

    AILA and the Democrats Share a Dilemma.
    This weekend I had the pleasure of attending the California Conference of the American Immigration Association, held in Hollywood, California. There were sessions for three days, commencing on Thursday evening. I attended two; try driving…
  • Oct 15

    Now it’s a war on asylum.

    Now it’s a war on asylum.
    Of all the things one would think a large, rich, heterogeneous, morals-based society would not go to war against, one would think it would be asylum seekers. Yet this is what our country is doing. For a country that has as one of its…
Rank this Week: 3607

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: 2519

The Startup Stream

The Startup Stream

By McAvoy & Murphy Law Firm. Covers estate planning, real estate, immigration, bankruptcy, and business.

https://thestartupstream.wordpress.com/
Rank this Week: 2070

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/
Rank this Week: 4333

UpCounsel Blog

UpCounsel Blog

About making your business leaner, faster and smarter.

https://www.upcounsel.com/blog
Rank this Week: 2650

Chicago Immigration Lawyer Blog

Chicago Immigration Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.chicagoimmigrationlawyer-blog.com/
  • Nov 16

    More Immigration Detentions are Happening in Chicago Area

    More Immigration Detentions are Happening in Chicago Area
    In 2017, the number of undocumented immigrants being taken to Illinois ICE Detention centers has more than doubled at some locations.  In past years, immigrants who were stopped for traffic violations were seen as low priority…
  • Nov 10

    About Fraud and Misrepresentation on Immigrant Application

    About Fraud and Misrepresentation on Immigrant Application
    The Department of State and USCIS are cracking down on fraud and/or misrepresentation, particularly on non-immigrant visa applications such as B1/B2 – visitors visas and F-1 – student visas. Fraud and Misrepresentation findings…
  • Sep 22

    Little Time Left to Renew your DACA Work Permit

    Little Time Left to Renew your DACA Work Permit
    On September 5, 2017, the Trump Administration rescinded the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.  DACA gave work permits to undocumented immigrants who came to the United States as children and met other stringent…
Rank this Week: 4613

Rabinowitz & Rabinowitz, P.C. Blog

Rabinowitz & Rabinowitz, P.C. Blog

Covers immigration law.

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

    President Trump outlines proposed changes to immigration law

    President Trump outlines proposed changes to immigration law
    The Trump administration released a list of immigration principles and policies on Oct. 8, 2017, that complicate negotiations with Democrats to protect young undocumented immigrants who have qualified for the Deferred Action for Childhood…
  • Oct 16

    Trump administration rescinds DACA, looks to Congress for fix

    Trump administration rescinds DACA, looks to Congress for fix
    On September 5, 2017, President Trump took action to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, an Obama-era policy that protected some young immigrants from deportation. President Trump gave Congress a six-month time…
  • Sep 13

    Department of State Suspends Nonimmigrant Visa Issuance in Russia

    Department of State Suspends Nonimmigrant Visa Issuance in Russia
    Beginning August 23, 2017, the U.S. Department of State suspended all nonimmigrant visa operations across Russia. All appointments in Moscow were canceled until September 1, when the department said that visa operations would resume on a…
Rank this Week: 2057