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Cuba Law Blog

Cuba Law Blog

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

http://www.attorneycuba.com/
  • Dec 16

    Cuban Biomedical Science Looks To Be Recognized In World Market

    Cuban Biomedical Science Looks To Be Recognized In World Market
    Almost 40 years ago, Dr. R. Lee Clark’s visit to Cuba kick-started a small but concerted effort to become a leader in biomedical science. Today, the results-driven Cuban health science industry has grown to such an extent within Cuba…
  • Dec 5

    Mixed Signals From Cuban Market

    Mixed Signals From Cuban Market
    Depending on who you ask about Cuba’s economy, you’ll get a different answer. It can be hard to look at the current tensions between the US and Cuban governments and be optimistic. But rocky relations between the US and Cuba…
  • Nov 28

    Cuba’s Vice President Stepping Into Spotlight

    Cuba’s Vice President Stepping Into Spotlight
    Earlier this year, Raul Castro announced that he would be stepping down as president to give way to elections including the selection of a new president by a national assembly, and the man who is expected to take his place, Miguel Diaz-Canel,…
Rank this Week: 1947

PanCanadian Immigration Law Group

PanCanadian Immigration Law Group

Covers the process of immigrating to Canada.

http://immigrationcanada.pro/blog/
  • Dec 16

    Canada Immigration Criminal and Medical Inadmissibility Law Service

    Canada Immigration Criminal and Medical Inadmissibility Law Service
    Canada Immigration (IRCC) does not allow some people to come to Canada. They are known as “inadmissible” under Canada’s immigration law. Immigration lawyer Evelyn Ackah provides Canada immigration…
  • Dec 14

    December 2017 Ackah Law Newsletter

    December 2017 Ackah Law Newsletter
    12 December 2017 • Ackah Law Nominated for B2B Top Choice Award • Season’s Greetings • Live-in Caregiver Program (LCP) backlog will be eliminated by end of 2018 • What are the changes to…
  • Dec 9

    Canada Immigration Medical Inadmissibility Rules Will Change Says Minister

    Canada Immigration Medical Inadmissibility Rules Will Change Says Minister
    Immigration Minister Ahmed Hussen told the Canada House of Commons immigration committee Canada Immigration Medical Inadmissibility rules to ensure applicants do not cause “excessive demand” on…
Rank this Week: 3169

Global Immigration Blog

Global Immigration Blog

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

http://www.globalimmigrationblog.com
  • Dec 15

    Status of International Entrepreneur Rule on Tenuous Ground, But USCIS To Begin Accepting Application

    Status of International Entrepreneur Rule on Tenuous Ground, But USCIS To Begin Accepting Application
    The DHS is giving with one hand and taking with the other. In response to the December 1, 2017 federal court ruling in National Venture Capital v. Duke, the DHS is complying and implementing the International Entrepreneur Rule parole program…
  • Dec 14

    Guide for Individuals Traveling Outside of U.S. During Holiday Season

    Guide for Individuals Traveling Outside of U.S. During Holiday Season
    Extreme vetting, strict scrutiny, travel warnings, and the latest travel ban have made travel abroad more worrisome than ever this holiday season. Reminders for individuals who will have to apply for new U.S. visas while abroad in order to…
  • Dec 6

    New Secretary of DHS Confirmed: Kirstjen Nielsen

    New Secretary of DHS Confirmed: Kirstjen Nielsen
    On December 5, 2017, Kirstjen Nielsen was confirmed as the new Secretary of Department of Homeland Security by the Senate on a bi-partisan 62-37 vote, with just 11 votes from the Senate minority for her confirmation. Nielsen is a close aide…
Rank this Week: 3244

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/
  • Dec 15

    Open Access Round-up: 15 December 2017

    Open Access Round-up: 15 December 2017
    Below is a listing of Open Access literature that I have referenced on this blog since 15 November 2017. If you are not familiar with Open Access, please visit my other blog for an introduction.Green Open Access [info]"Maritime Legal Black…
  • Dec 15

    Thematic Focus: Gender Issue

    Thematic Focus: Gender Issue
    Several studies have been published recently that focus on young male refugees:"Agent, Victim, Soldier, Son: Intersecting Masculinities in the European ‘Refugee Crisis'," Chapter in A Gendered Approach to the Syrian Refugee Crisis…
  • Dec 15

    Thematic Focus: Work/Economic Aspect

    Thematic Focus: Work/Economic Aspect
    Afghans Returned from Pakistan Struggle on Kabul Career Ladder (Refugees Deeply, Dec. 2017) [text]Balancing the Books: Including Women and Protecting Refugees is Essential to Realizing Small Business Growth in Jordan (Acted et al., Dec. 2017)…
Rank this Week: 4144

Underdog Blog

Underdog Blog

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

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

    Winning court cases by aiming beyond the target and unblocking – Fairfax

    Winning court cases by aiming beyond the target and unblocking – Fairfax
    Winning court cases calls for aiming beyond the target of success and eliminating blockages on the path to winning. As a Fairfax criminal lawyer, I am always pursuing new paths of winning The post Winning court cases by aiming beyond the…
  • Dec 14

    Serving clients is essential in criminal defense – Fairfax criminal lawyer

    Serving clients is essential in criminal defense – Fairfax criminal lawyer
    Serving clients is essential in criminal defense. That is what my work as a Fairfax criminal lawyer is all about. This is what I underline to my staff when I interview and hire them, in this world of unlimited telemarketers and upsellers, too…
  • Dec 11

    Racial equality is guaranteed in U.S. courthouses, says Supreme Court

    Racial equality is guaranteed in U.S. courthouses, says Supreme Court
    Racial equality is guaranteed in American courthouses. As a Fairfax criminal lawyer, I know the necessity of reminding everyone of this, when too many Virginia courthouses still harbor tributes to the confederacy, erected when Virginia judges…
Rank this Week: 530

Immigration Law Blog

Immigration Law Blog

By Beach-Oswald Immigration Law Associates, PC.

https://immigrationlawdc.com/news
  • Dec 15

    Senators Urge to Bring Back DACA

    Senators Urge to Bring Back DACA
    On September 5th, President Trump rescinded the executive memorandum that created the DACA program.‍ “Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) recipients are undocumented immigrants who were brought to the United States before…
  • Dec 14

    Senator of Alabama, Doug Jones’ Stance on Immigration

    Senator of Alabama, Doug Jones’ Stance on Immigration
    On the Border Wall: Senator Jones opposes the construction of the U.S.-Mexico border wall. He has often compared the construction of the U.S.- Mexico border wall to the Berlin Wall and has urged that the U.S. is better than that.  He…
  • Dec 5

    Supreme Court Allows Trump’s Revised Travel Ban while Legal Challenges Proceed in Lower Court

    Supreme Court Allows Trump’s Revised Travel Ban while Legal Challenges Proceed in Lower Court
    On Monday, the Supreme Court granted President Trump’s to enforce his revised Travel Ban while legal arguments continue in lower courts. The Travel Ban restricts travelers from eight nations, most of which are Muslim nations: Syria,…
Rank this Week: 3525

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/
  • Dec 15

    January 2018 Visa Bulletin

    January 2018 Visa Bulletin
    It’s time for the first visa bulletin for the new year! Getting a green card can be difficult, especially if you’re doing it on your own. One thing you need to stay up-to-date is a comprehensive breakdown of the monthly ……
  • Dec 13

    Will Getting a Promotion While On H-1B Status Affect My Green Card?

    Will Getting a Promotion While On H-1B Status Affect My Green Card?
    One of the many benefits of having an H-1B visa is the flexibility it brings to your work in the U.S. From its portability to the ability to work toward your green card, it’s no wonder why so many people … Continue reading…
  • Dec 11

    Top 8 H-1B Visa Myth

    Top 8 H-1B Visa Myth
    The H-1B visa is a temporary non-immigrant visa administered by the USCIS. It authorizes U.S. employers to hire foreign professionals for specialty positions. The foreign professional can work and reside in the United States for a specific…
Rank this Week: 2491

ImmigrationProf Blog

ImmigrationProf Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/immigration/
  • Dec 15

    Federal Investigation Finds 'Significant Issues' At Immigrant Detention Center

    Federal Investigation Finds 'Significant Issues' At Immigrant Detention Center
    Photo courtesy of PBS NPR reports that immigrants detained at four large centers used by Immigration and Customs Enforcement are subject to inhumane treatment, given insufficient hygiene supplies and medical care, and provided potentially…
  • Dec 15

    Attorney General Sessions Delivers Remarks on the Administration's Efforts to Combat MS-13 and Carry Out its Immigration Prioritie

    Attorney General Sessions Delivers Remarks on the Administration's Efforts to Combat MS-13 and Carry Out its Immigration Prioritie
    Earlier this week, Attorney General Jeff Sessions spoke in Maryland on combatting MS-13, reducing immigration court backlogs, and reforming the immigration laws. Along these lines, news outlets report that President Trump will be pushing…
  • Dec 15

    Christmas at the White House 2017

    Christmas at the White House 2017
    The First Family will celebrate their first Christmas in the White House with a nod to tradition. This year’s theme, “Time-Honored Traditions” was designed by First Lady Melania Trump to pay respect to 200 years of holiday traditions at…
Rank this Week: 53

Law Office of Michael West P.C.…

Law Office of Michael West P.C. Blog

Covers Georgia law.

http://lawofficeofmichaelwest.com/blog/
  • Dec 15

    Industrial Accidents in Georgia – Blast Kills a Worker at Augusta Plant

    Industrial Accidents in Georgia – Blast Kills a Worker at Augusta Plant
    Industrial accidents in Georgia are frequently very serious, causing grave injuries or death to workers. Industry uses heavy equipment and dangerous chemicals and workers can face dangers like burns or electrocution. In August in September,…
  • Dec 13

    Sleep Apnea is a Major Issue in the Trucking Industry

    Sleep Apnea is a Major Issue in the Trucking Industry
    Sleep apnea is a major issue in the trucking industry. In Georgia, in recent years numerous fatal accidents have been caused by drowsy truckers. In past years, little was known about sleep apnea and it was often undiagnosed. However,…
  • Dec 11

    Three Are Killed in Separate Motorcycle Crashes in Georgia

    Three Are Killed in Separate Motorcycle Crashes in Georgia
    Motorcycle crashes in Georgia occur with an alarming regularity. Even by the standards of I-75, the first week of September was tragic for riders. Three motorcyclists lost their lives in separate crashes on I-75 in the first week of…
Rank this Week: 2511

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: 1984

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/
  • Dec 15

    BALCA Upholds Denial Due to Lack of Travel Language in NOF

    BALCA Upholds Denial Due to Lack of Travel Language in NOF
    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 “Software Quality Engineer.” After receiving & reviewing an…
  • Dec 14

    Immigrants in the U.S. (State by State) – Connecticut, Delaware & District of Columbia (D.C.)

    Immigrants in the U.S. (State by State) – Connecticut, Delaware & District of Columbia (D.C.)
    The American Immigration Council (AIC) has released all fifty states and the District of Columbia, for a total of fifty-one updated state-by-state fact sheets highlighting immigration data and facts. These fact sheets highlight the…
  • Dec 13

    H-2B Cap Count UPDATE – 12/11/17

    H-2B Cap Count UPDATE – 12/11/17
    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: 412

Peek and Toland Blog

Peek and Toland Blog

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

http://www.peekandtoland.com/blog
  • Dec 15

    Afghan Girls Robotics Team Was Denied Visas to Travel to the United State

    Afghan Girls Robotics Team Was Denied Visas to Travel to the United State
    Concerns about denied visas to travel to the United States have spiked during the Trump administration and there have been some high profile examples of people barred from traveling. In July, an all-girls robotics team from Afghanistan that…
  • Dec 14

    What Happens in a Merits Hearing in an Immigration Case

    What Happens in a Merits Hearing in an Immigration Case
    A merits hearing is the most important part of the removal proceeding for a non-citizen. It gives the non-citizen a chance to present arguments directly to an immigration judge and defend his or her right to remain in the…
  • Dec 13

    Cowboys’ Damien Wilson is Charged with Aggravated Assault

    Cowboys’ Damien Wilson is Charged with Aggravated Assault
    Football players frequently get into trouble with the law. Earlier this year, Dallas Cowboys’ linebacker Damien Wilson was charged with aggravated assault. Wilson was arrested and charged with two counts of felony aggravated assault…
Rank this Week: 3397

Sarmiento Immigration Law Firm…

Sarmiento Immigration Law Firm Blog

Covers immigration law.

http://www.sarmientoimmigration.com/
Rank this Week: 2799

UpCounsel Blog

UpCounsel Blog

About making your business leaner, faster and smarter.

https://www.upcounsel.com/blog
Rank this Week: 1671

EB-5 Daily

EB-5 Daily

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

http://www.eb5daily.com/
  • Dec 14

    Is The EB-5 Green Card Right For You?

    Is The EB-5 Green Card Right For You?
    Here is an explanation of the EB-5 green card along with its main benefits. Using the EB-5 Program foreign entrepreneurs can immigrate to the United... The post Is The EB-5 Green Card Right For You? appeared first on EB-5 Daily.
  • Dec 12

    Why Is An EB-5 Direct Investment Better Than An EB-5 Regional Center Investment?

    Why Is An EB-5 Direct Investment Better Than An EB-5 Regional Center Investment?
    A quick search on the EB-5 Program will turn up dozens of articles on the merits of the EB-5 Regional Center Program, but is an EB-5 direct investment a... The post Why Is An EB-5 Direct Investment Better Than An EB-5 Regional Center…
  • Dec 8

    EB-5 Regional Center Program Was Extended Until December 22

    EB-5 Regional Center Program Was Extended Until December 22
    The EB-5 Regional Center Program was extended until December 22 without change as a part of the Continuing Resolution that passed Congress today... The post EB-5 Regional Center Program Was Extended Until December 22 appeared first on EB-5…
Rank this Week: 1833

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/
  • Dec 13

    The momentum builds to pass the DREAM Act before the end of the year

    The momentum builds to pass the DREAM Act before the end of the year
    As Congress races to avert a government shutdown before December 22, 2017, the momentum is building for members of Congress to include the DREAM Act on one of the government’s spending bills which must be passed before Congress goes…
  • Dec 11

    The Latest on Travel Ban 3.0

    The Latest on Travel Ban 3.0
    On Monday, December 4, 2017, the United States Supreme Court issued an order allowing enforcement of the President’s latest travel ban in its entirety, pending legal challenges in lower courts. In its brief order, the Court signaled its…
  • Dec 4

    International Entrepreneur Rule Wins Big In Court: Judge Overturns Delay of the Rule

    International Entrepreneur Rule Wins Big In Court: Judge Overturns Delay of the Rule
    On Friday December 1st, a federal judge for the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, issued a ruling in the lawsuit, National Venture Capital Association, et.al. v. Duke, et. al, in favor of the National Venture Capital…
Rank this Week: 595

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/
  • Dec 12

    The Importance of Maintaining Status while changing to Student Statu

    The Importance of Maintaining Status while changing to Student Statu
    by Immigration Attorney Michele Strickland   So you entered as a visitor and decided to go to college. You applied and were accepted to a school and the DSO issued an I-20, now what? It is very important to know that you may not enroll…
  • Dec 7

    Current Affirmative Asylum Interview Scheduling Time

    Current Affirmative Asylum Interview Scheduling Time
    December 2017 By Asylum Immigration Attorney Ruby L. Powers I am a Board Certified Immigration attorney and have practiced solely immigration law for over nine years with a constant case load of asylum cases.  Having worked on…
  • Nov 28

    Trump Administration Ends Temporary Protection for Haitian

    Trump Administration Ends Temporary Protection for Haitian
    The Trump Administration has decided to end Temporary Protected Status (“TPS”) for Haitians who were in the U.S. and could not return to the Haiti as a result of the devastations left by a 2010 earthquake and subsequently by a…
Rank this Week: 2895

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: 3742

Immigration View

Immigration View

By Fox Rothschild LLP.

https://immigrationview.foxrothschild.com/
  • Dec 11

    EB-5 Alert! Congress Extends EB-5

    EB-5 Alert! Congress Extends EB-5
    The EB-5 Program has been extended through December 22, 2017.  The Program was extended as part of a continuing resolution (CR) funding the federal government through December 22, 2017, thus preventing a government shutdown. There are no…
  • Dec 4

    Possible Government Shutdown: Immigration Consequences For Employers And Their Foreign National Employee

    Possible Government Shutdown: Immigration Consequences For Employers And Their Foreign National Employee
    If Congress cannot resolve FY2018 funding issues by December 8, 2017, it will result in another federal government shutdown. Such a shutdown will impact immigration services across a number of different government agencies, affecting many of…
  • Oct 6

    ICE levies largest settlement ever: Asplundh Tree Expert Co to pay $95 million dollars.

    ICE levies largest settlement ever: Asplundh Tree Expert Co to pay $95 million dollars.
    Asplundh Tree Expert Co., one of the largest privately owned corporations in the country, with 30,000 employees and 3.5 billion in annual sales, according to Forbes, has been ordered to pay $95 million in the largest fine against a company…
Rank this Week: 2036

Immigration Lawyer Blog

Immigration Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.immigrationlawyerblog.com/
  • Dec 11

    Finding Work in the United States: Tips and Insight

    Finding Work in the United States: Tips and Insight
    In this video, attorney Jacob Sapochnick speaks with personal injury attorney Mitch Jackson and gives viewers insights on how to secure a job in the United States as a foreign worker, how to penetrate the market, and stand out from the crowd.…
  • Dec 4

    BREAKING: International Entrepreneur Rule is now Effective

    BREAKING: International Entrepreneur Rule is now Effective
    Breaking news, a federal judge for the District of Columbia, issued a ruling in the lawsuit, National Venture Capital Association, et.al. v. Duke, et. al, overturning the government’s delay of the International Entrepreneur Rule.…
  • Nov 27

    Tips for a Successful K-1 Fiancé Visa Interview

    Tips for a Successful K-1 Fiancé Visa Interview
    In this post, Attorney Jacob Sapochnick Esq,  gives you his tips for a successful K-1 Fiancé Visa Interview. Processing Times and Procedure:  Since a K-1 visa can take anywhere from 6 months or longer, it is imperative that…
Rank this Week: 4276

Immigration Attorney Blog

Immigration Attorney Blog

By Brian D. Lerner.

http://brian-d-lerner-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 2794

The Startup Stream

The Startup Stream

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

https://thestartupstream.wordpress.com/
  • Dec 11

    Answering Common Questions Regarding Estate Planning

    Answering Common Questions Regarding Estate Planning
    Q: I am interested in hearing more about estate planning services. What documents are part of an estate plan? At McAvoy & Murphy, one of the first things we bring up at our free initial consults is that there is no “one size fits…
  • Nov 17

    Health Care Power of Attorney in Waukesha, WI

    Health Care Power of Attorney in Waukesha, WI
    In order to help our client’s gain valuable insight into the conversations one must have with their health care agent, we routinely offer the following publication as a handout. The handout we use is from The Center for Public…
  • Jun 12

    Can I lose my interest in my property? Do I have a future interest in any real estate? (Part 2 in a series on real estate ownership and transfer)

    Can I lose my interest in my property? Do I have a future interest in any real estate? (Part 2 in a series on real estate ownership and transfer)
    In part 1 of this series on real estate ownership and transfer, we had left off with a discussion of the types of freehold interests one has with regards to his or her ownership interest in property. The last type of fee simple we had…
Rank this Week: 779

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
  • Dec 11

    Asylum Stats: Location, Location, Location!

    Asylum Stats: Location, Location, Location!
    We think it is important to understand the big picture before we make strategy about individual cases. Thanks to the statistics released by the Department of Homeland Security, we can get an idea of who are entering the United States as…
  • Dec 10

    Are Immigrants Stealing US Jobs?

    Are Immigrants Stealing US Jobs?
    Are new jobs being created being taken by non-US nationals?The answer, according to a comprehensive study published by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, is no, immigrants do not take American jobs; rather, they…
  • Nov 2

    Manhattan Attack: Setting The Record Straight On Immigration

    Manhattan Attack: Setting The Record Straight On Immigration
    On November 1, 2017, Trump tweeted:"I have just ordered Homeland Security to step up our already Extreme Vetting Program. Being politically correct is fine, but not for this!""The terrorist came into our country through what is called the…
Rank this Week: 4205

Montag Law blog

Montag Law blog

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

http://www.montaglaw.com/blog
  • Dec 10

    Judge Harry Pregerson died on November 25, 2017.

    Judge Harry Pregerson died on November 25, 2017.
    Judge Harry Pregerson died on November 25, 2017. He was a friend to the alien. Judge Pregerson believed that the law was supposed to do good. He believed that justice and goodness were not separate concepts. He was probably wrong about this,…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 267

Florida Immigration Law Blog

Florida Immigration Law Blog

By Colombo & Hurd, PL.

http://www.colombohurdlaw.com/news-articles/
  • Dec 9

    O-1 Visa Approved for Korean Golf Instructor

    O-1 Visa Approved for Korean Golf Instructor
    Colombo & Hurd is proud to announce the recent approval of an O-1 Visa for our client, a Golf Instructor and citizen of the Republic of Korea.  The O-1 is a non-immigrant visa reserved for foreign nationals who possess…
  • Dec 8

    Haitian TPS Beneficiaries Continue to await Guidance from USCIS (Honduran and Nicaraguan TPS Holders also Impacted)

    Haitian TPS Beneficiaries Continue to await Guidance from USCIS (Honduran and Nicaraguan TPS Holders also Impacted)
    In November of 2017, Acting Secretary of Homeland Security, Elaine Duke, announced her decision to terminate Temporary Protected Status (TPS) designation for Haiti (with a delayed effective date of July 22, 2019) and Nicaragua (with a delayed…
  • Dec 7

    Skilled Workers, Professionals and Other Workers May Qualify for an EB-3 Visa

    Skilled Workers, Professionals and Other Workers May Qualify for an EB-3 Visa
    Individuals seeking to live and work in the United States face an intimidating array of choices regarding the visas that authorize an individual to do so. There are two main classes of visas. The first set is intended for immigrants seeking…
Rank this Week: 1531

Ayo and Iken PLC General Practice…

Ayo and Iken PLC General Practice Blog

Covers Florida law topics.

http://www.myfloridalaw.com/blog/
  • Dec 9

    DUI Arrests Spike During the Holiday Season

    DUI Arrests Spike During the Holiday Season
    It is definitely that time of year again; there is a chill in the air in many areas, and the time for eggnog, pumpkin pie, holiday feasts and visits with family and friends is just around the corner. Most of us are in a flurry of buying gifts…
  • Dec 9

    Guide to Navigating the Holidays for the Newly Divorced

    Guide to Navigating the Holidays for the Newly Divorced
    Since the beginning of the 20th century, divorce rates have steadily risen, making an even greater leap in the 1970’s when no-fault divorce was implemented. Some believe that making divorce an easier process actually strengthens…
  • Nov 29

    Just How Racist Is Our Criminal Justice System?

    Just How Racist Is Our Criminal Justice System?
    Years ago, during a debate, then-Senator Barack Obama claimed that blacks and whites are arrested and convicted at very different rates, and even receive very different sentences for the same crimes. Senator Hillary Clinton then discussed the…
Rank this Week: 2636

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/
  • Dec 8

    Emergency Driving Situation

    Emergency Driving Situation
    Have you ever been driving on the parkway and seen a car on the shoulder of the parkway with the hood up, smoke coming from the engine?  Or missing a tire?  Or a car engulfed in flames?  No doubt being an…
  • Dec 1

    New York State VTL § 1220 (Refuse Law)

    New York State VTL § 1220 (Refuse Law)
    York State Vehicle and Traffic Law § 1220 covers the topic of refuse (garbage) disposal, the consequences of being ticketed for this violation, and situations where this law is not applicable.   VTL § 1220 “THE…
  • Nov 10

    New York Vehicle Traffic Law § 1222, Riding In A Truck (Auto Truck)

    New York Vehicle Traffic Law § 1222, Riding In A Truck (Auto Truck)
    Life changes frequently and because it does, so do traffic laws. These traffic laws change in order to try and keep up with life changes of the public, and drivers in particular. One such law that has changed is New York Vehicle and Traffic…
Rank this Week: 1978

Immigration Lawyers Blog

Immigration Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.immigrationlawyersblog.com/
  • Dec 8

    Bona Fide Job Offer Verification: The I-485 J Supplement

    Bona Fide Job Offer Verification: The I-485 J Supplement
    As of January 2017, USICS requires supplemental information for certain employment-based Form I-485 Application for Adjustment of Status applicants. For this purpose, USCIS introduced a new form, the I-485 Supplement J, Confirmation of Bona…
  • Dec 8

    Update on Function Manager Adjudication

    Update on Function Manager Adjudication
    US Citizenship and Immigration Services has adopted new policy guidelines for adjudicating Function Manager visa petitions based upon a recent case ruling from the Administrative Appeals Office (AAO). The Immigration and Nationality Act (INA)…
  • Nov 21

    December 2017 Department of State Visa Bulletin

    December 2017 Department of State Visa Bulletin
    The visa bulletin is out at this link: December 2017 Visa Bulletin For the Application Final Action Dates, employment-based categories are as follows: EB-1 remains current for all countries; EB-2 is current for all countries except India…
Rank this Week: 4506

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/
  • Dec 7

    The Proper Method for Determining Damages in a Breach of Contract Case in Florida

    The Proper Method for Determining Damages in a Breach of Contract Case in Florida
    Whenever you go to court to seek relief based upon an alleged breach of contract, there are several keys to success. There is establishing liability. There is also establishing your damages. Both are essential parts of a positive outcome.…
  • Nov 22

    South Florida Business Defeats Attempt to Have Court Disqualify its Attorney in Breach of Contract Case

    South Florida Business Defeats Attempt to Have Court Disqualify its Attorney in Breach of Contract Case
    Your commercial litigation case can involve many battles, some of which may not always be expected. You may have to litigate items that go beyond just the contractual dispute that started your case. In one recent case, a plaintiff in a breach…
  • Nov 17

    Congress Passes Extension for EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program

    Congress Passes Extension for EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program
    Many involved in the immigration process were waiting to see what Congress would do with the EB-5 program, which faced a fast-approaching sunset date. The answer to this question came in the form of a House Resolution that the president…
Rank this Week: 2404

Immigration Lawyer Blog

Immigration Lawyer Blog

Covers immigration law. By Hartzman Law Firm.

http://www.immigrationlawyerblog.net/
  • Dec 7

    What You Need to Know About Employment Based Green Card Interview

    What You Need to Know About Employment Based Green Card Interview
    Until very recently, USCIS routinely waived in-person interviews for employment based adjustment of status cases. Instead, USCIS only conducted interviews in about 5-10% of all employment based adjustment of status cases. On August 28, 2017,…
  • Nov 22

    Trump Administration Announces an End to Haitian TPS

    Trump Administration Announces an End to Haitian TPS
    On November 20, 2017, Acting Secretary of  the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Elaine Duke, announced the termination of Temporary Protected Status (“TPS”) for Haitians living in the United States. The decision to end…
  • Nov 3

    What is the the Diversity Visa Immigrant Program

    What is the the Diversity Visa Immigrant Program
    On October 31, 2017, eight people were killed in a terrorist attack in New York City. Because the suspect originally came to the United States through the Diversity Visa Immigrant Program, there has been a lot of discussions regarding the…
Rank this Week: 1599

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/
  • Dec 7

    Supreme Green Lights Full Enforcement of Trump Travel Ban

    Supreme Green Lights Full Enforcement of Trump Travel Ban
    The Supreme Court has allowed the Trump administration to fully implement its revised travel ban, effectively blocking citizens from Iran, Libya, Chad, Yemen, Somalia, Syria, North Korea, and Venezuela from traveling and immigrating to the…
  • Dec 4

    U.S. Attorney General Calls for More Efficient Review Of Immigration Case

    U.S. Attorney General Calls for More Efficient Review Of Immigration Case
    U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions implored immigration courts across the country on Wednesday to review cases more efficiently, noting that the growing backlog of cases poses a challenge to the Trump administration’s efforts to crack…
  • Nov 30

    Central American Migrants Allegedly Forced To Plead Guilty To Reunite With Their Children

    Central American Migrants Allegedly Forced To Plead Guilty To Reunite With Their Children
    Five immigrants from El Salvador and Honduras are accusing the federal government of withholding information regarding their children’s whereabouts and forcing them to plead guilty in order to reunite with their families. According to…
Rank this Week: 457

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/
  • Dec 6

    UPDATE: Supreme Court Allows Revised Travel Ban To Take Full, but Temporary, Effect

    UPDATE: Supreme Court Allows Revised Travel Ban To Take Full, but Temporary, Effect
    On December 4, 2017, the U.S. Supreme Court issued two orders (available here and here) that allow the Presidential Proclamation of September 24, 2017, otherwise known as the “Travel Ban,” to go into effect while appeals continue…
  • Nov 16

    Thousands of “Late” DACA Renewal Applications to be Accepted by USCIS

    Thousands of “Late” DACA Renewal Applications to be Accepted by USCIS
    Following reports that DHS rejected 4,000 timely-filed DACA renewal applications for being late due to USPS delays, DHS Secretary Elaine Dukes directed the USCIS to accept the applications, provided that the resubmissions include…
  • Nov 14

    December 2017 Visa Bulletin – EB-2 China and India Inches Forward

    December 2017 Visa Bulletin – EB-2 China and India Inches Forward
    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…
Rank this Week: 4697

Canada Immigration Blog

Canada Immigration Blog

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

http://www.canadavisa.com/canada-immigration-blog/
  • Dec 5

    Building a new Quebec

    Building a new Quebec
    In a speech this past summer, Quebec Premier Philippe Couillard appealed to English speakers who had left the province to return, saying Quebec needed them. “We need you for a better future for all Quebecers,” he said.…
  • Nov 2

    It pays to plan ahead

    It pays to plan ahead
    Today, Canada set an ambitious standard in its multi-year Immigration Levels Plan, but was it ambitious enough? During the question and answer session after Immigration Minister Ahmed Hussen outlined the government’s plan to welcome…
  • Oct 5

    Dare we?

    Dare we?
    In a new book, titled ‘Maximum Canada’, author Doug Saunders accounts for how a ‘population deficit’ threatens Canada’s social programs, cities, and environment. Saunders argues that a goal of 100 million…
Rank this Week: 3980

Immigration and Employment Law…

Immigration and Employment Law Blog

By Coane & Associates.

http://immigrationandemploymentlaw.wordpress.com/
  • Dec 5

    U.S.Immigration Laws: Do Not Enter!

    U.S.Immigration Laws: Do Not Enter!
    It didn’t take long after yesterday’s Supreme Court ruling upholding the Muslim travel ban, that I got a frantic email today concerning a Pakistani Muslim woman stopped at the Houston airport and banned from entering the U.S. This…
  • Nov 30

    Wrongfully Fired for Sex Harassment?

    Wrongfully Fired for Sex Harassment?
    On the front page of today’s newspaper, I was reading an article about Matt Lauer of the Today Show, who was the latest well-know man fired for sex harassment. Who will it be tomorrow? No doubt, Human Resource professionals are…
  • Nov 29

    Discrimination Lawsuit against CVS

    Discrimination Lawsuit against CVS
    https://setexasrecord.com/stories/511248602-loader-alleges-cvs-pharmacy-inc-terminated-him-after-on-the-job-injury This is a story that was recently published about a discrimination lawsuit we filed against CVS. Our client states in the…
Rank this Week: 3463

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
  • Dec 5

    Reasons to Consider the Atlantic Immigration Pilot Program

    Reasons to Consider the Atlantic Immigration Pilot Program
    While those interested in immigrating to Canada most commonly choose Montreal, Toronto, or Vancouver as a final destination, they often don’t consider the vast opportunity that exists in other parts of the country. The Atlantic…
  • Dec 4

    Top 10 Immigration Tips for Meghan Markle for Being a Royal

    Top 10 Immigration Tips for Meghan Markle for Being a Royal
    According to the New York Times, Prince Harry’s new fiancée could receive a royal moniker long before she’s a British citizen. Meghan Markle, who is set to become the first American-born member of England’s royal…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 3755

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/
  • Dec 5

    “Alias Certificates” Required from Immigrant Visa Applicants at the U.S. Consulate in Guangzhou

    “Alias Certificates” Required from Immigrant Visa Applicants at the U.S. Consulate in Guangzhou
    The latest Immigrant Visa Instructions published by the U.S. Consulate in Guangzhou on Nov. 24, 2017, require that an applicant who has “ever used another name or alias on legal documentation or for other official purpose must provide a…
  • Dec 4

    Can a Green Card Holder Who’s Been Overseas for 6 Months Apply for U.S. Citizenship?

    Can a Green Card Holder Who’s Been Overseas for 6 Months Apply for U.S. Citizenship?
    A reader asks, “Can a green card holder who’s been overseas for 6 months apply for citizenship?” In short, maybe. It depends on the specifics of your situation. The General Rule To be naturalized as a U.S. citizen, an…
  • Nov 27

    U.S. Visa Denied? Here are Your Option

    U.S. Visa Denied? Here are Your Option
    If your visa is denied, you may be confused and frustrated. And consular officers may be unwilling or unable to properly explain the grounds for refusal and your options for overcoming the refusal. How can an attorney help? Visa processing at…
Rank this Week: 1083

Chicago Immigration Lawyer Blog

Chicago Immigration Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.chicagoimmigrationlawyer-blog.com/
  • Dec 4

    Chicago Immigration Enforcement Activity in 2017

    Chicago Immigration Enforcement Activity in 2017
    Immigration Enforcement in the Chicago area in 2017 has been expanding.  Workplace raids by ICE agents are more frequent, arrests and detentions have increased, and undocumented immigrants must now fear what were formerly routine…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 2792

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/
  • Dec 3

    Frequently Asked Questions: Rejected DACA Request

    Frequently Asked Questions: Rejected DACA Request
    Specific guidance will be provided soon about the steps that a DACA recipient must take to resubmit his or her renewal request to USCIS if the filing was rejected due to U.S. Postal Service mail-service delays. Q1: Are any new DACA requests…
  • Nov 10

    Border Patrol Arrests Former DACA Recipient

    Border Patrol Arrests Former DACA Recipient
    According to a press release from the Custom Border Patrol (CBP), .it seems that a former DACA recipient was arrested at the border trying to make an “illegal” entry into the United States. We do not have any information whether…
  • Nov 7

    Acting Secretary Elaine Duke Announcement on Temporary Protected Status for Nicaragua And Hondura

    Acting Secretary Elaine Duke Announcement on Temporary Protected Status for Nicaragua And Hondura
    Release Date: November 6, 2017 For Immediate Release Office of the Press Secretary Contact: 202-282-8010 WASHINGTON— Today, Acting Secretary of Homeland Security Elaine Duke announced her decision to terminate the Temporary Protected…
Rank this Week: 3589

Immigration Wage & Hour Law Blog

Immigration Wage & Hour Law Blog

By Ken C. Gauvey.

http://www.gauveylaw.com/legal-blog/
  • Nov 30

    Recent Wage and Hour Dispute Shows Importance of Record Keeping

    Recent Wage and Hour Dispute Shows Importance of Record Keeping
    A recent case from October 19, 2017, illustrates the necessity of maintaining clear records in FLSA matters. The Disc Jockey (DJ) in a club in Tampa, Florida sued Emperors Tampa, Inc. under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), seeking…
  • Oct 25

    What are the Pros and Cons of the DOL Fiduciary Rule in Maryland?

    What are the Pros and Cons of the DOL Fiduciary Rule in Maryland?
    If you work in the financial services industry or give financial advising for 401k and other retirement investments, you likely have come across the new Department of Labor fiduciary rule. While this rule may make your job harder and increase…
  • Oct 18

    Can the Fiduciary Rule for Retirement Investing Still Be Overturned in Maryland?

    Can the Fiduciary Rule for Retirement Investing Still Be Overturned in Maryland?
    2017’s new fiduciary rule passed down by the Department of Labor (DOL) has been a heavy burden for financial industry workers adjusting to the new requirements. For those unfamiliar with the new rules, the DOL now requires any financial…
Rank this Week: 891

Marriage Visa Attorney Blog

Marriage Visa Attorney Blog

Covers immigration law. By The Law Offices of Jeffrey C. Pettys.

http://www.marriagevisaattorney.com/
Rank this Week: 2517

SAC Attorneys LLP Blog

SAC Attorneys LLP Blog

Covers business and employment law.

http://www.sacattorneys.com/san-jose-business-lawyer
  • Nov 24

    Can Partnership Disputes Be Avoided?

    Can Partnership Disputes Be Avoided?
    Even some of the biggest and most successful companies have faced their share of internal struggles and disputes among those who were there from the beginning. Some are able to overcome their disputes after a period of disagreement, while…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 2030

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…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 1637

The Law Offices of Todd D.…

The Law Offices of Todd D. Beauregard PC Blog

Legal blog relating to laws on divorce, personal injury , car accidents, immigration and business law.

http://toddbeauregardlaw.com/blog/
  • Nov 13

    I Can’t Afford My Student Loan in MA

    I Can’t Afford My Student Loan in MA
    What to Do When You Cannot Pay Your Student Loan Student loans are sometimes a necessary means of helping individuals obtain a college degree. And the hope is that once you have the degree, you can get the job to help pay back those student…
  • Oct 22

    Discharging Taxes in Bankruptcy in Massachusett

    Discharging Taxes in Bankruptcy in Massachusett
    Bankruptcy can be quite complicated. In a nutshell, bankruptcy is a process wherein those with debt problems can discharge such debt, meaning that it is forgiven and the debtor does not owe any money to the government. Things can get a bit…
  • Mar 29

    Massachusetts Car Accident Injury Lawsuit FAQ

    Massachusetts Car Accident Injury Lawsuit FAQ
    What is My Car Accident Case Worth? Have you been injured in a car accident in the state of Massachusetts and want to know what your case is worth? The answer to your question isn’t as cut and dry as you might think. There are a variety…
Rank this Week: 1598

Musings on Immigration

Musings on Immigration

By Kuck Immigration Partners.

http://musingsonimmigration.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 1838

US Immigration Law Blog

US Immigration Law Blog

Covers immigration news. By Ashwin Sharma.

http://ashwinsharma.com
Rank this Week: 1250