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Underdog Blog

Underdog Blog

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

http://katzjustice.com/blog/
  • Sep 24

    Diplomacy must trump Trump’s bellicose tweets – and athletes are free to kneel

    Diplomacy must trump Trump’s bellicose tweets – and athletes are free to kneel
    Donald Trump as president is a sad reality. He was never fit to sit in the White House. He made his money despite his perpetual thin-skinned, undiplomatic name-calling immaturity. Many talented non-Trump-admirers have joined Trump's…
  • Sep 22

    Virginia criminal lawyer on the gamble of contested sentencing

    Virginia criminal lawyer on the gamble of contested sentencing
    Contested sentencing in Virginia is a gamble. Unless the criminal defendant and prosecutor enter a plea deal involving an agreed sentence that binds the judge, the only sentencing guarantee is that the judge is prohibited from sentencing…
  • Sep 21

    A cop needs probable cause to say s/he will search

    A cop needs probable cause to say s/he will search
    A cop needs probable cause to say s/he will search a suspect or the suspect's property. If the suspect responds by consenting to a search, handing over contraband or telling where the contraband will be found, the Defendant may still…
Rank this Week: 1380

ImmigrationProf Blog

ImmigrationProf Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/immigration/
  • Sep 24

    Your Playlist: Cheech & Chong (and Springsteen)

    Your Playlist: Cheech & Chong (and Springsteen)
    Cheech and Chong's Born in East LA is the citizenship song you need this semester. You get the beauty of Bruce Springsteen's original song (Born in the USA) without the Vietnam War commentary. You students will love lyrics like these:...
  • Sep 24

    After Hate Murder, Widow Battles Deportation

    After Hate Murder, Widow Battles Deportation
    Photo of Sunayana Dumala courtesy of Wired A picture of Srinivas Kuchibhotla, an immigrant from India who was recently shot and killed in Kansas, is surrounded by roses during a vigil in honor of him at Crossroads Park in Bellevue,...
  • Sep 24

    Law Student Katie Kelly Commentary: The Various Claims Challenging the Rescission of DACA

    Law Student Katie Kelly Commentary: The Various Claims Challenging the Rescission of DACA
    This is a guest post by third year UC Davis law student Katie Kelly: The Trump administration disappointed millions of people across the United State on September 5, when it announced its rescission of President Obama’s Deferred Action for…
Rank this Week: 194

www.immi-usa.com

www.immi-usa.com

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

http://www.immi-usa.com/immigration-news/
  • Sep 24

    EB-1A Denial: Top 4 Reasons for Rejection | SGM Law Group

    EB-1A Denial: Top 4 Reasons for Rejection | SGM Law Group
    Immigration law is rarely an easy road to navigate. Without help, the complicated processes and documents can be overwhelming. If you have experienced an EB-1A denial or wish to avoid one, keep reading for the top 4 reasons for denial…
  • Sep 14

    October 2017 Visa Bulletin | Report, Prediction & Analysi

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

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

    EB-1C RFE | Request for Evidence for a Manager or Executive Petition
    There are few things as alarming as an RFE in the world of immigration law. Fortunately, while an RFE may present an obstacle in your journey, it also presents an opportunity. If you’ve received an EB-1C RFE, here are the ……
Rank this Week: 1783

Forced Migration Current Awareness…

Forced Migration Current Awareness Blog

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

http://fm-cab.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 23

    Regional Focus: United State

    Regional Focus: United State
    Back to the 1970s? Criminalization and Context in US-Mexico Migration Statistics (Global Initiative, Aug. 2017) [text]Deportations in the Dark: Lack of Process and Information in the Removal of Mexican Migrants (American Immigration Council,…
  • Sep 22

    Thematic Focus: Sexual Orientation & Gender Identity

    Thematic Focus: Sexual Orientation & Gender Identity
    "Assessing the Refugee Claims of LGBTI People: Is the DSSH Model Useful for Determining Claims by Women for Asylum Based on Sexual Orientation?," International Journal of Refugee Law, Advance Articles, 25 July 2017 [abstract]"Canada Raises…
  • Sep 21

    Regional Focus: Europe

    Regional Focus: Europe
    "Asylum Policy: The EU’s ‘Crises’ and the Looming Policy Regime Failure," Journal of European Integration, vol. 38 (2016) [open access]Establishing a Common European Asylum System: Tracing the Impact of EU Policy Making on…
Rank this Week: 854

Peek and Toland Blog

Peek and Toland Blog

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

http://www.peekandtoland.com/blog
  • Sep 23

    Trump’s Travel Ban – What the Supreme Court Must Consider

    Trump’s Travel Ban – What the Supreme Court Must Consider
    President Donald Trump’s Travel Ban is heading to the Supreme Court in October after months of legal hearings. It is likely to be one of the most important cases the new look Supreme Court will decide. In June, the highest… Read…
  • Sep 22

    USCIS Adds Restrictions Concerning Computer Programmers Qualifying for H-1B Visa

    USCIS Adds Restrictions Concerning Computer Programmers Qualifying for H-1B Visa
    The H1-B immigration program has been in the news in recent months due to proposals to change it. We also see less sweeping amendments. For instance, in March, U.S. Citizen and Immigration Services (USCIS) released a policy memorandum,…
  • Sep 21

    Does Trump’s ‘Hire American’ Executive Order Impact Immigration Law?

    Does Trump’s ‘Hire American’ Executive Order Impact Immigration Law?
    In April, President Donald Trump issued his Hire American immigration order. The order issued on April 18 was called Buy American and Hire American. Although the executive order does not directly impact immigration law, it could have a longer…
Rank this Week: 3339

Chicago Immigration Lawyer Blog

Chicago Immigration Lawyer Blog

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

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

    Trump is Expected to End Dreamer Program Soon

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

    Trump Administration Increases the Number of Unskilled Labor Visa

    Trump Administration Increases the Number of Unskilled Labor Visa
    Amid all of Trumps bluster about Nationalism, building a wall at the Mexican border, and protecting American jobs, the Trump Administration has quietly and quickly raised the number of temporary unskilled labor visas to allow more Mexican…
Rank this Week: 710

Global Immigration Blog

Global Immigration Blog

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

http://www.globalimmigrationblog.com
  • Sep 22

    Revised Travel Ban Coming?

    Revised Travel Ban Coming?
    The Trump Administration reportedly may replace the current travel ban with a country-specific set of restrictions. In June, the Supreme Court allowed the government to begin enforcing the 90-day travel ban against individuals from Iran,…
  • Sep 19

    DHS Updates Temporary Protected Status for Sudan and South Sudan

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

    State Department Replaces Rule for Inconsistent Conduct by Alien

    State Department Replaces Rule for Inconsistent Conduct by Alien
    The Department of State has quietly revised guidance to Consular Officers on the “30/60 Day Rule” regarding adjustment of status applications. The Rule sets standards for determining whether an alien would be inadmissible for…
Rank this Week: 3174

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
  • Sep 22

    US Immigration News: September 15, 2017 Copy

    US Immigration News: September 15, 2017 Copy
    Immigration News: Stories from the Border Several cities in Maryland and other states such as San Francisco and Chicago already allow noncitizens to vote locally. However, one Maryland city recently took it upon themselves to vote to…
  • Sep 18

    Does the Midwest Need More Immigrants?

    Does the Midwest Need More Immigrants?
    Yes, the Midwest Needs Immigrants, Here’s Why A recent report written by demographer Rob Paral states “For the cities of the Midwest, restricting current immigration levels is the last thing they need: an unnecessary tourniquet…
  • Sep 18

    Au Pairs Under Pressure As They Fear Losing J-1 Visa

    Au Pairs Under Pressure As They Fear Losing J-1 Visa
    American Nannies vs Foreign Au Pair President Trump has recently left not only individuals that are under J-1 visas themselves frightened but also American families that take part in the au pair program in the U.S. Many parents use au pairs…
Rank this Week: 988

H1B Visa Lawyer Blog

H1B Visa Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.h1bvisalawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 22

    Diversity Visa (DV-2019) Lottery

    Diversity Visa (DV-2019) Lottery
    Annually, the United States government issues a maximum of 50,000 green cards through a computer-generated random lottery drawing. Applications for the DV-2019 random lottery will be accepted from noon (ET) Tuesday, October 3, 2017 through…
  • Sep 21

    BALCA Says Wall Street Journal Is a Newspaper of General Circulation

    BALCA Says Wall Street Journal Is a Newspaper of General Circulation
    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 “Producer.” After receiving & reviewing an Employer’s…
  • Sep 20

    H-2B Cap Count UPDATE – 9/6/17

    H-2B Cap Count UPDATE – 9/6/17
    The H-2B non-agricultural temporary worker program allows U.S. employers to bring foreign nationals to the United States to fill temporary non-agricultural jobs. There is a cap limit of 33,000 for the first half of the fiscal year and 33,000…
Rank this Week: 3933

Law Office of Michael West P.C.…

Law Office of Michael West P.C. Blog

Covers Georgia law.

http://lawofficeofmichaelwest.com/blog/
  • Sep 22

    Three Things You Should Do After a Car Crash with Injurie

    Three Things You Should Do After a Car Crash with Injurie
    If you have never been in a car crash, you won’t know how stressful and difficult it can be. If you are in a car crash with injuries, the experience can be very traumatic. Often people who have been hurt in crashes don’t know what…
  • Sep 20

    Spinal Cord Injuries – The Difference Between Quadriplegia, Tetraplegia and Paraplegia

    Spinal Cord Injuries – The Difference Between Quadriplegia, Tetraplegia and Paraplegia
    Spinal cord injuries that involve the severing of the spinal cord are among the most serious injuries that can be sustained in a car, truck or a motorcycle accident. These injuries typically involve paralysis and long term medical care for…
  • Sep 18

    How Defensive Driving Can Protect You on the Roads of Georgia

    How Defensive Driving Can Protect You on the Roads of Georgia
    Defensive driving is a technique that helps drivers protect themselves from accidents. Rather than being reactive, if you are more proactive and look out for hazards in advance you are less likely to be involved in an accident. Defensive…
Rank this Week: 2333

Sarmiento Immigration Law Firm…

Sarmiento Immigration Law Firm Blog

Covers immigration law.

http://www.sarmientoimmigration.com/
Rank this Week: 2824

Visa Lawyer Blog

Visa Lawyer Blog

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

https://www.visalawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 21

    National Venture Capital Association Files Lawsuit to Enforce International Entrepreneur Rule

    National Venture Capital Association Files Lawsuit to Enforce International Entrepreneur Rule
    Image by Perzon SEO On September 19, 2017, the American Immigration Council in cooperation with Mayer Brown LLP, filed a lawsuit in federal district court on behalf of the National Venture Capital Association (National Venture Capital…
  • Sep 18

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

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

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

    President Trump Will Support Legislation for Dreamers If Congress Funds Border Wall
    President Trump and Democratic leaders met on Thursday in an unexpected meeting to negotiate the future of the now defunct Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, a program that allowed undocumented immigrants, who came to the…
Rank this Week: 222

UpCounsel Blog

UpCounsel Blog

About making your business leaner, faster and smarter.

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

    Everything You Need to Know About Software Patent Application

    Everything You Need to Know About Software Patent Application
    Patenting software recently got much more complicated. UpCounsel patent attorney Joseph Gross explains what these changes mean and how to navigate them.
  • Sep 18

    4 Tips From a DreamWorks Lawyer who Risked Everything

    4 Tips From a DreamWorks Lawyer who Risked Everything
    We spoke with a DreamWorks lawyer who went back to law school after building a successful career. How did she find the courage to tackle something so life-changing, so huge?
  • Sep 14

    The ABCs of Provisional Patent

    The ABCs of Provisional Patent
    UpCounsel patent attorney Ashkon Cyrus explains how provisional patents can help you protect your valuable intellectual property.
Rank this Week: 1552

Florida Immigration Lawyer Blog

Florida Immigration Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.floridaimmigrationlawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 21

    I Have DACA. What Are My Immigration Options When DACA Ends?

    I Have DACA. What Are My Immigration Options When DACA Ends?
    The President recently announced that the DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals or “Dreamers”) program is ending as we know it. The government will not accept any new applications for DACA effective September 5, 2017. If…
  • Sep 6

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

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

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

    When A Dropped Criminal Charge Can Turn Into A “Conviction” For Deportation Purpose
    Typically, if the government is going to institute deportation proceedings on the basis of a criminal charge, there must be a conviction.  In immigration court, the term “conviction” is interpreted very loosely.  For…
Rank this Week: 3745

Chicago Immigration Lawyer Blog

Chicago Immigration Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.theusimmigrationlawyer.com/
  • 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,…
  • Aug 31

    Graceful Ways to Stay Out of Trouble During the Grace Period

    Graceful Ways to Stay Out of Trouble During the Grace Period
    The Chicago attorneys of Zneimer & Zneimer PC reviewed the final regulations entitled Retention of EB-1, EB-2, and EB-3 Immigrant Workers and Program Improvements Affecting High-Skilled Nonimmigrant Workers, 81 FR 82398-01, that the that…
  • Jun 16

    A Businessmen Fails to Meet Threshold Requirement for a National Interest Waiver

    A Businessmen Fails to Meet Threshold Requirement for a National Interest Waiver
    Our law firm often works with foreign national whose work is in the national interest of the United States.  The lawyers of  Zneimer & Zneimer are tracking decisions under the new NIW framework under Matter of DHANASAR, 26 I.…
Rank this Week: 1589

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: 929

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/
  • 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…
  • Jun 1

    DOS Will No Longer Annotate TN Visa Stamps for Work Period

    DOS Will No Longer Annotate TN Visa Stamps for Work Period
    Despite past assurances as recently as Oct. 2016, the U.S. Department of State (DOS) has now stated that it will no longer annotate TN visa stamps to reflect the dates of employment requested by a TN visa petitioner. (TN visa stamps are…
Rank this Week: 1227

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/
  • Sep 20

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  • Sep 18

    DACA may be Down, but it is not yet Out

    DACA may be Down, but it is not yet Out
    DACA may be Down, but it is not yet Out Ever since the story hit the newswires that the Trump Administration was rescinding the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, much has already been said and written by pundits on both…
  • Sep 5

    New Interview Requirement

    New Interview Requirement
    by Attorney Michele L. Strickland, Powers Law Group Beginning October 1, 2017 Immigration (USCIS) will require in person interviews for green card applicants who are sponsored by employers and who are refugee/asylee relatives. In the past an…
Rank this Week: 2794

US Immigration Law Blog

US Immigration Law Blog

Covers immigration news. By Ashwin Sharma.

http://ashwinsharma.com
Rank this Week: 257

Immigration View

Immigration View

By Fox Rothschild LLP.

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

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

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

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

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

    Key Points to know about the Rescission of DACA

    Key Points to know about the Rescission of DACA
    On September 5, 2017, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) officially rescinded the program known as Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) and implemented a six month phase out…
Rank this Week: 1913

Cuba Law Blog

Cuba Law Blog

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

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

    US Company Gaining Traction in Cuba

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

    Cubans Deal With Irma’s Aftermath

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

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

    Five Months To Go? Transition Period Likely Marks End of Castro Era
    Yesterday, Cuba began a five-month transition period that is likely to end the Castro dynasty to make way for elections at the local, provincial, and national levels. The first phase of the transition will take place during September, where…
Rank this Week: 1796

Immigration Lawyer Blog

Immigration Lawyer Blog

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

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

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

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

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

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

    Livestream with Attorney Jacob Sapochnick Discussing The End of DACA

    Livestream with Attorney Jacob Sapochnick Discussing The End of DACA
    In this post, attorney Jacob Sapochnick discusses the Trump administration’s decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, an Obama era program that granted more than 750,000 undocumented immigrants the…
Rank this Week: 4520

Hunton Immigration and Nationality…

Hunton Immigration and Nationality Law Blog

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

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

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

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

    October 2017 Visa Bulletin – Return to Normalcy

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

    DACA Dreamers on Life Support

    DACA Dreamers on Life Support
    Despite earlier hints that the “Dreamers” – undocumented youth who were brought to the United States illegally or lost their status while they were underage – might be allowed to retain their work permits and reprieve…
Rank this Week: 4444

PanCanadian Immigration Law Group

PanCanadian Immigration Law Group

Covers the process of immigrating to Canada.

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

    DACA Dreamers and Canada Immigration Requirement

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

    IRCC Caregiver Program: Nanny Wages in Canada

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

    August 2017 Ackah Law Newsletter

    August 2017 Ackah Law Newsletter
    31 August 2017 What New Service Is Coming For Employers and Job Seekers On The Job Bank? The Global Skills Strategy: What Is It All About?  Startup Visa Program Has Come To Stay! August 2017 Ackah Law Newsletter is from PanCanadian…
Rank this Week: 3112

Montag Law blog

Montag Law blog

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

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

    USCIS slipping into crisis.

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

    Ten DACA issues, myths, and fact

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

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

    Young v. Holder arises from the dead in Marinelarena v. Session
    In a week of expecting bad news on a lot of immigration-related fronts, changes to DACA (not yet), and the pardon of Sheriff Arpaio (happened), the one thing I did not expect was that the Ninth Circuit would resurrect Young v. Holder from the…
Rank this Week: 4344

Immigration and Employment Law…

Immigration and Employment Law Blog

By Coane & Associates.

http://immigrationandemploymentlaw.wordpress.com/
  • Sep 17

    Homeland Security Required to Release Convicted Criminals by Supreme Court

    Homeland Security Required to Release Convicted Criminals by Supreme Court
    In a press release dated September 13, 2017, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS)informed the public that they are issuing visa sanctions against certain countries (Guinea, Sierra Leone, Cambodia and Eritrea) who do not assist in issuing…
  • Aug 31

    Houston update

    Houston update
        I have not done a blog-post in awhile, but after the Houston floods caused by Hurricane Harvey, I feel compelled to write again. First of all, the staff at Coane and Associates has managed to survive the flood with limited…
  • Jul 28

    Immigration Arrests and Raids and Employment Law Update

    Immigration Arrests and Raids and Employment Law Update
    Here is a video of a speech that I gave a few months ago to an overflow crowd in Houston. I was talking about my predictions for immigration raids of churches, hospitals, synagogues, mosques and other places where immigration officials…
Rank this Week: 3420

Musings on Immigration

Musings on Immigration

By Kuck Immigration Partners.

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

    El juez federal bloquea la ley de Texas…

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

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

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

    4 puntos principales acerca de la…

    4 puntos principales acerca de la pesadilla que comenzó esta semana por Trump.1. Jeff Sessions no es sólo frío, petulante y despiadado, él también miente. Yo podría haber quebrado un molar mordiendo…
Rank this Week: 1873

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: 1694

Florida Immigration Law Blog

Florida Immigration Law Blog

By Colombo & Hurd, PL.

http://www.colombohurdlaw.com/news-articles/
  • Sep 14

    Obtaining an E-2 Visa in Florida

    Obtaining an E-2 Visa in Florida
    For immigrants looking to make an investment in the United States, an E-2 investor visa may be an appropriate option for an investor who wishes to direct and develop a commercial enterprise in which they have invested a substantial amount of…
  • Sep 13

    Florida Police Acting Like Immigration Agents Despite Promise

    Florida Police Acting Like Immigration Agents Despite Promise
    It is no surprise that since President Donald Trump took office in January 2017, immigration raids and deportations have increased. President Trump campaigned on harsh anti-immigration policies, and has continued to take a stance against all…
  • Sep 13

    E-2 Visa Approved at US Consulate in Caracas, Venezuela for Grocery Store

    E-2 Visa Approved at US Consulate in Caracas, Venezuela for Grocery Store
    The post E-2 Visa Approved at US Consulate in Caracas, Venezuela for Grocery Store appeared first on Colombo & Hurd, PL.
Rank this Week: 662

Immigration Lawyers Blog

Immigration Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.immigrationlawyersblog.com/
  • Sep 14

    Rescission of Deferred Action For Childhood Arrivals (DACA)

    Rescission of Deferred Action For Childhood Arrivals (DACA)
    On September 5, 2017, the Trump administration announced the rescission of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.  This impacts almost 800,000 individuals who have been granted DACA. In a June 15, 2012 memorandum, the…
  • Sep 7

    USCIS to Expand In-Person Interview Requirements for Certain Permanent Residency Applicant

    USCIS to Expand In-Person Interview Requirements for Certain Permanent Residency Applicant
    The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will begin expanding in-person interviews for certain immigration benefit applicants beginning on October 1, 2017.  This change will impact person with adjustment of status…
  • Sep 7

    September 2017 Department of State Visa Bulletin

    September 2017 Department of State Visa Bulletin
    The visa bulletin is out at this link: September 2017 Visa Bulletin For the Application Final Action Dates, employment-based categories are as follows: EB-1 remains current for all countries except China and India (January 1, 2012); EB-2 is…
Rank this Week: 4505

New York & New Jersey Immigration…

New York & New Jersey Immigration Lawyer Blog

Covers immigration news, deportations, and visas. By Samuel C Berger, PC.

http://www.newjerseyimmigrationlawyer-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 3383

Austin Immigration Lawyer Blog

Austin Immigration Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.austinimmigrationlawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 14

    Supreme Court Allows Restrictive Refugee Policy, At Least for Now

    Supreme Court Allows Restrictive Refugee Policy, At Least for Now
    The Supreme Court has ruled to allow the Trump administration’s restrictive refugee policies, including a travel ban that will prevent up to 24,000 refugees from entering the country before the end of October 2017. A lower court ruling…
  • Sep 11

    Federal Judge Temporarily Blocks Parts of Texas “Sanctuary City” Law

    Federal Judge Temporarily Blocks Parts of Texas “Sanctuary City” Law
    A federal judge has temporarily blocked parts of Texas Senate Bill 4 (SB4), a controversial state law that targets so-called sanctuary cities, or cities (and counties) that refuse to cooperate with the federal government’s efforts to…
  • Sep 7

    DREAMers Fear Uncertain Future In The United State

    DREAMers Fear Uncertain Future In The United State
    Ever since DACA was repealed on September 5th, 2017 DREAMers have been left wondering what happens to them now. Congress has six months to come up with an effective legislative solution. DREAMers fear what that solution may be. Who Is…
Rank this Week: 3034

Immigration Visa Attorney Blog

Immigration Visa Attorney Blog

Covers immigration law, including topics associated with family and employment visas, citizenship, and entry and exit issues. By Fong & Aquino.

http://www.immigrationvisaattorneyblog.com/
  • Sep 13

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

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

    How Long Must We Wait?

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

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

    Am I going to be deported because my green card has expired?
    Many people call the Coachella Valley immigration lawyers at Fong & Aquino LLP in a panic because their green cards are about to expire and they are concerned that the card’s expiration will subject them to deportation by the Trump…
Rank this Week: 425

EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program

EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program

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

http://eb5greencard.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 13

    Regional Center aspect of EB-5 Program extended to Dec. 8

    Regional Center aspect of EB-5 Program extended to Dec. 8
    When H.R. 601 was signed into law, a provision in the bill reauthorized the regional center aspect of the EB-5 Program to Dec. 8.  The new law, which contained an appropriation for Hurricane Harvey relief for the east coast of Texas,…
  • Jul 11

    Republican senators want to roll back Obama proposal to increase investment amount

    Republican senators want to roll back Obama proposal to increase investment amount
    Seehttps://therealdeal.com/?p=2132990
  • Jul 11

    This feels different

    This feels different
    Since I became involved in the EB-5 Program in 2006, the regional center part of the program has been extended five or six times.  This makes the regional center program the oldest pilot program in federal government, despite the fact…
Rank this Week: 4241

Rabinowitz & Rabinowitz, P.C. Blog

Rabinowitz & Rabinowitz, P.C. Blog

Covers immigration law.

http://www.rabinowitzrabinowitz.com/blog/
  • 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…
  • Aug 16

    Supreme Court partially lifts injunction against enforcement of President Trump’s Muslim travel ban

    Supreme Court partially lifts injunction against enforcement of President Trump’s Muslim travel ban
    The U.S. Supreme Court lifted significant elements of orders from lower courts blocking President Trump’s ban on travel from six Muslim-majority countries. The high court also agreed to hear full arguments on the ban in the Fall of…
  • Jul 19

    CBP to use facial recognition software in biometric exit processing

    CBP to use facial recognition software in biometric exit processing
    Facial recognition biometric exit technology will be deployed at Washington Dulles International Airport., U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) announced in early June, 2017. The technology will be used daily for one flight to Dubai from…
Rank this Week: 2006

Ayo and Iken PLC General Practice…

Ayo and Iken PLC General Practice Blog

Covers Florida law topics.

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

    New Child Time-Sharing Legislation

    New Child Time-Sharing Legislation
    Child time-sharing in Florida could be a hot topic for attorneys and their clients in the coming months as one new law concerning the issue has already taken effect and another kicks off Jan. 1. Florida House Bill 329 became law in July and…
  • Aug 4

    14 Mistakes Men Make in Divorce

    14 Mistakes Men Make in Divorce
    When a person is in the middle of an emotional time, it can be difficult to make good, long-term decisions. A divorce is the very definition of an emotional time, and plenty of divorced people have lived to regret decisions made in the heat…
  • Aug 2

    Ayo and Iken Recap

    Ayo and Iken Recap
    It has been another impactful first half of the year for the Ayo & Iken law firm as our attorneys continue to fight for their clients facing difficult times, dealing with everything from freeing a client unfairly jailed to keeping a…
Rank this Week: 2456

The Immigration Answer Man

The Immigration Answer Man

Covers US immigration law. By Ari Sauer.

http://immigrationanswerman.com/
Rank this Week: 3248

New York Traffic Ticket Attorney…

New York Traffic Ticket Attorney Blog

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

http://www.newyorktrafficattorneys.net/
  • Sep 8

    New York State Driver License Suspension

    New York State Driver License Suspension
    A downward spiral for Adrian began in 2015. It started with a series of moves and job changes. Then he failed file his 2015 and 2016 taxes because he never received his W-2s. Monthly child support deductions from his paycheck were due to…
  • Sep 3

    What Are My Options After Being Default Convicted in New York City?

    What Are My Options After Being Default Convicted in New York City?
    Is there anything that can be done if a driver has been default convicted in a New York City Department of Motor Vehicles, Traffic Violations Bureau (NYC DMV TVB)? If so, what is the process? These are questions that many people have asked.…
  • Sep 1

    New York City Default Conviction

    New York City Default Conviction
    What does it mean to be default convicted in New York City? What are the consequences of being default convicted? And why should you care? Being default convicted in NYC can be a very big deal and cause serious headaches for a driver- even…
Rank this Week: 1852

Canada Immigration Blog

Canada Immigration Blog

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

http://www.canadavisa.com/canada-immigration-blog/
  • Sep 7

    More Personnel Needed to Process Asylum Claim

    More Personnel Needed to Process Asylum Claim
    Earlier this year, in a previous entry to this blog titled No Easy Answers, I suggested that Canada may not be as prepared as it could be to deal with the potential entrance of thousands of migrants arriving at the Canadian border. Moreover,…
  • Jul 20

    For the faint of heart

    For the faint of heart
    When Justin Trudeau and his cabinet colleagues ambled through Ottawa to be sworn in this time last year, the new Prime Minister was much-quoted for repeating the line “sunny ways”. This, of course, was an allusion to Wilfried…
  • Jul 20

    Dear Phil . . .

    Dear Phil . . .
    I was in communication with an American friend of mine this week. It has been a tough few days for Phil, who lives in Ohio. Not only did his home state fall into the Trump column on election night, but the President-elect won enough states to…
Rank this Week: 3994

Immigration Legal Blog

Immigration Legal Blog

Covers immigration law especially employment and family based immigration issues. By Shah Peerally Law Group PC.

http://immigrationlegalblog.com/
  • Sep 6

    Memorandum on Rescission Of Deferred Action For Childhood Arrivals (DACA)

    Memorandum on Rescission Of Deferred Action For Childhood Arrivals (DACA)
    MEMORANDUM FOR: James W. McCament Acting Director U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Thomas D. Homan Acting Director U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement Kevin K. McAleenan Acting Commissioner U.S. Customs and Border Protection…
  • Sep 4

    USCIS Grants All Available U Visas for Fiscal Year 2017

    USCIS Grants All Available U Visas for Fiscal Year 2017
    USCIS has approved the congressionally mandated annual limit of 10,000 petitions for U nonimmigrant status for victims of certain crimes committed in the United States who assist law enforcement authorities. Although USCIS cannot grant any…
  • Aug 31

    DACA might soon end

    DACA might soon end
    DACA, the famous and controversial program on Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival, might well no longer exist in the next few months or years. President Trump, in his promises to curb on immigration is looking into actually end the program.…
Rank this Week: 3550

Law and Disorder: Performing Arts…

Law and Disorder: Performing Arts Division

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

http://musicalamerica.com/mablogs/?cat=872
  • Sep 6

    THE TRIALS AND TRIBULATIONS OF A TRIBUTE BAND

    THE TRIALS AND TRIBULATIONS OF A TRIBUTE BAND
    By Brian Taylor Goldstein, Esq. We hope everyone had a great summer. Sorry we haven’t posted in a while, but we’ve been a bit “pre-occupied” with in the world of artist visas. It seems something changes every time…
  • Mar 17

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

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

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

    What In The World Is Going On With Artist Visas as of March 7, 2017?
    By Brian Taylor Goldstein, Esq. Here we go again… On March 6, 2017, President Trump issued a new Executive Order regarding US immigration to replace the previous Executive Order of January 27, 2017. The new Order takes effect on March…
Rank this Week: 812

Immigration Law Blog

Immigration Law Blog

By Beach-Oswald Immigration Law Associates, PC.

https://immigrationlawdc.com/news
  • Sep 6

    TRUMP ADMINISTRATION TERMINATING DACA

    TRUMP ADMINISTRATION TERMINATING DACA
    On September, 5 2017 Attorney General Sessions announced on behalf of the Trump administration the phase out and termination in six months of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA).  The Obama administration had implemented…
  • Aug 29

    USCIS to Expand In-Person Interview Requirements for Green Card Applicant

    USCIS to Expand In-Person Interview Requirements for Green Card Applicant
    USCIS announced its plan to expand in-person interviews for prospective green card applicants. This comes as part of the agencies strategy to improve the detection and prevention of fraud and enhance the immigration system. Beginning October…
  • Aug 21

    THE RAISE ACT FORECAST

    THE RAISE ACT FORECAST
    The Reforming American Immigration for a Strong Economy Act (“Raise Act”) would “amend the Immigration and Nationality Act establishing a skills-based immigration point system to focus family-sponsored immigration on spouses…
Rank this Week: 3479

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/
  • Sep 6

    Phase out of DACA and What this means for DREAMers and Employer

    Phase out of DACA and What this means for DREAMers and Employer
    The Trump Administration announced on September 5, 2017, that it is terminating DACA. The program named Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), administered by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), has permitted people who were…
  • Jun 6

    Employers: Be Prepared for Increased Audits from Department of Labor

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

    Starting a Business by an H-1B Visa Holder

    Starting a Business by an H-1B Visa Holder
    Increasingly, we find that we are answering questions from  entrepreneurial souls who want to start their own businesses to market their great ideas but are hobbled in their goals due to the severe restrictions placed on certain visa…
Rank this Week: 3396

The HMA Law Firm Blawg

The HMA Law Firm Blawg

Covers immigration and criminal law. By Hassan M. Ahmad.

http://www.hmalegal.com/blawg.html
  • Sep 5

    Some Legal Options During DACApolypse

    Some Legal Options During DACApolypse
    Some legal options for Dreamers to start thinking about during #DACApolypse.I preface this by saying don't let up advocacy and working with allies on the ground, and in the halls of Congress. Ultimately we need our leaders to act. But…
  • Sep 5

    The Slow Killing of DACA

    The Slow Killing of DACA
    Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced the end of #DACA today. Here is what that means (based on info we have now):If you have never filed for DACA, it's too late, as of today. You'll have to find another way to stay. There may be…
  • Jul 17

    New Green Card Application Is No Joke

    New Green Card Application Is No Joke
    When you apply for a green card (permanent residency) from inside the US, you have to show you are admissible as if you were outside the US trying to come in. It's on Form I-485, which used to be 6 pages long and would ask you all kinds of…
Rank this Week: 4246

Immigration Lawyer Blog

Immigration Lawyer Blog

Covers immigration law. By Hartzman Law Firm.

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

    Trump Administration Announces End to DACA

    Trump Administration Announces End to DACA
    Earlier today, Attorney General Jeff Sessions, announced that the Trump administration will begin phasing out Deferred Action for Child Arrivals (“DACA”). The decision to begin to unwind DACA will affect approximately 800,000…
  • Aug 22

    U.S. Department of State to Temporarily Halt Nonimmigrant Visa Processing in Russia

    U.S. Department of State to Temporarily Halt Nonimmigrant Visa Processing in Russia
    On August 21, 2017, the U.S. Department of State announced a temporary suspension of nonimmigrant visa services in Russia. The move comes after Russian President Vladimir Putin announced on July 30th, 2017, that he was expelling 755 employees…
  • Jul 18

    Government Announces A One-Time Increase in H-2B Visa

    Government Announces A One-Time Increase in H-2B Visa
    On July 19, 2017, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (“DHS”), along with the U.S. Department of Labor (“DOL”), published a final rule increasing the number of H-2B visas available for the 2017 fiscal year by…
Rank this Week: 1837