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ImmigrationProf Blog

ImmigrationProf Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/immigration/
  • Dec 17

    Immigration Articles of the Day: Movement Lawyers in the Fight for Immigrant Rights by Sameer M. Ashar

    Immigration Articles of the Day: Movement Lawyers in the Fight for Immigrant Rights by Sameer M. Ashar
    Movement Lawyers in the Fight for Immigrant Rights by Sameer M. Ashar 64 UCLA Law Review, 2017 (Forthcoming) Abstract As immigration reform initiatives driven by established advocacy organizations in Washington, D.C. were successively…
  • Dec 17

    Senator Doug Jones on Immigration

    Senator Doug Jones on Immigration
    This week, the Senate race in Alabama between Democrat Doug Jones and Republican Roy Moore captured the nation's imagination. Jones prevailed. Immigration was not a central issue in the campaign, which is somewhat surprising because the state…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 14

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 17

    Winning criminal cases with martial arts & contemplative practice

    Winning criminal cases with martial arts & contemplative practice
    Winning criminal cases for the defense requires ability, knowledge and experience by the criminal defense attorney. As a Fairfax, Virginia criminal lawyer, I repeatedly crystallize my ideas about the path to court victory, including the…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 214

Greg Siskind on Immigration Law…

Greg Siskind on Immigration Law and Policy

Covers immigration laws, legislation, and news.

http://blogs.ilw.com/blog.php?29221-Greg-Siskind-on-Immigration-Law-and-Policy
Rank this Week: 255

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: 330

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: 416

Labor Immigration Law

Labor Immigration Law

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

http://www.laborimmigration.com
Rank this Week: 476

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: 528

Watson Immigration Law Blog

Watson Immigration Law Blog

Covers US immigration and naturalization law. By Tahmina Watson.

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

    Breaking News: Final EAD rules out!

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

    We have moved!

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

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

    On Today’s “Immigration with Tahmina” radio show – we talk Citizenship Day!!
    We are honored to have announce today’s guest Mallori Thompson, Program Associate of Washington New Americans, One America! Mallori will talk about the upcoming Citizenship Day program to be held on April 23rd. This invaluable service…
Rank this Week: 538

Immigration News Blog

Immigration News Blog

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

http://kolken.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 7

    My blog has been moved to the following…

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

    Obama's Executive Action on Immigration

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

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

    Why Isn’t President Obama Protecting Refugee Children With A Stroke Of His Pen?
    Originally published on Fox News Latino:The humanitarian crisis on the southern border is the center of a political firestorm in Washington. At issue is the bipartisan 2000 anti-trafficking law, signed by President Bush and re-authorized in…
Rank this Week: 590

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: 594

KEYTLaw

KEYTLaw

Covers Arizona and federal laws.

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

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

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

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

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

    Environmental Effects of Increased Atmospheric Carbon Dioxide

    Environmental Effects of Increased Atmospheric Carbon Dioxide
    This scientific research paper was written by Arthur B. Robinson, Noah E. Robinson and Willie Soon and published by the Oregon Institute of Science and Medicine.  The following is from the abstract: "Review of the research literature…
Rank this Week: 625

US Immigration Law Blog

US Immigration Law Blog

Covers immigration news. By Ashwin Sharma.

http://ashwinsharma.com
Rank this Week: 657

No Deportation

No Deportation

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

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

    USCIS Rule Change Affecting H1-B Renewal

    USCIS Rule Change Affecting H1-B Renewal
    The Trump administration is looking to curtail the ability of foreigners to live and work in the United States. In furtherance of this effort, the Administration is making many changes through executive orders and policy memos and not seeking…
  • Sep 13

    YouTube Video of Our Office

    YouTube Video of Our Office
    The Mira Law Group had a video produced that was posted on YouTube. I am seen several times and also interviewed by the filmographer. Here is the link: Introduction to Mira Law Group, APC
  • Aug 1

    USCIS Expands Eligible Aliens for I-601A Provisional Waiver

    USCIS Expands Eligible Aliens for I-601A Provisional Waiver
    >Effective August 29, 2016, a new class of individuals may be eligible for a provisional waiver of certain grounds of inadmissibility based on the accrual of unlawful presence in the United States. The newly released rule is intended to…
Rank this Week: 665

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: 694

Articles on Immigration -…

Articles on Immigration - International Child Advocacy - Human Rights

By Ama Appiah.

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

    Americans Abroad Giving Up Citizenship Because of Tax Requirement

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

    Americans Abroad Giving Up Citizenship Because of Tax Requirement

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

    Human Rights Violations Continue in Bahrain

    Human Rights Violations Continue in Bahrain
    Despite previous reports of reform in Bahrain, the following article reports that human rights violations continue to occur against anti-government protestors and detainees.  Read the full story…
Rank this Week: 764

TN Visa Attorney Blog

TN Visa Attorney Blog

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

http://www.tnvisabulletin.com/nafta-tn-blog/
  • Oct 25

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

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

    New USCBP TN Filing Policy Change

    New USCBP TN Filing Policy Change
    According to the USCBP Buffalo Field Office, effective August 21, 2017, attorneys will not be allowed in the secondary inspection area of any port-of-entry with their clients. This is apparently a national policy affecting all U.S.…
  • Aug 8

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

    Systems Analyst TN Visa Approval After 2 Denials for Lack of Computer Degree
    TN VisaCase Info.Background:The applicant, a citizen of Canada, had been approved for TN visa status under the Computer Systems Analyst category for several years. When he recently applied for a new TN to change employers, a USCBP officer…
Rank this Week: 846

Immigration Insight Law Blog

Immigration Insight Law Blog

Covers immigration law topics. By Chris Gafner.

http://www.gafnervisalaw.com
  • Sep 24

    Diversity Lottery 2015 – What and When is it?

    Diversity Lottery 2015 – What and When is it?
    The Diversity Immigrant Visa Program makes up to 55,000 diversity visas (DVs) available annually to randomly selected applicants from countries with low rates of immigration to the United States. A computer will randomly select applicants who…
  • Sep 10

    State Department FAQ on Same Sex Immigration Benefit

    State Department FAQ on Same Sex Immigration Benefit
    In June, the US Supreme Court determined that the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) was unconstitutional.   Within days, the USCIS and several other federal agencies indicated that it would begin treating same sex married couples the…
  • Sep 9

    Why Didn’t I Get My I-94 Card?

    Why Didn’t I Get My I-94 Card?
    “Veterans” of the U.S. immigration system know that when a non-immigrant enters the United States, their passport is stamped and they receive an I-94 card that is often stapled into their passport.  The I-94 card shows how…
Rank this Week: 971

Border Immigration Lawyer Blog

Border Immigration Lawyer Blog

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

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

    CBP Announces Enhancements to ESTA

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

    New Immigration Judges Appointed

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

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

    Proposed border security bill could require biometric inspection of everyone leaving the U.S.
    Read Article: GOP border bill stirs fears of bridge backup
Rank this Week: 977

Sarmiento Immigration Law Firm…

Sarmiento Immigration Law Firm Blog

Covers immigration law.

http://www.sarmientoimmigration.com/
Rank this Week: 1004

Transnational Law Blog

Transnational Law Blog

Covers laws which regulates actions or events that transcend national frontiers, including human rights, environmental law, immigration, intellectual property and space law. By Derek Deavenport, John Dermody, Travis Hodgkins and Christine Ngo.

http://transnationallawblog.typepad.com/transnational_law_blog/
  • Apr 7

    The Lure of China and Economic Activism

    The Lure of China and Economic Activism
    I wonder what do you think about Google’s decision to confront China’s censorship by pulling out of the country entirely despite a potential lost of profit for not doing its business with now the second largest economy in the word? A…
  • Apr 2

    March's Winners and Loser

    March's Winners and Loser
    We are moving further away from the double dips danger! Last month the US economy added 162,000 jobs- a strong showing of a potentially more sustained recovery for US economy. Payroll gains are largely boosted by private sectors and much less…
  • Nov 18

    Behind President Obama’s Warning of “Double Dip” Danger

    Behind President Obama’s Warning of “Double Dip” Danger
    Today, in an interview with Fox News in Beijing, President Obama warned that “the US economy could head into a ‘double-dip recession’ unless urgent steps were taken to rein back America’s mounting level of public debt,” reported the…
Rank this Week: 1017

Third Circuit Immigration Blog

Third Circuit Immigration Blog

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

http://3dcir.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 1020

Immigration Visa Lawyer Blog

Immigration Visa Lawyer Blog

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

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

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

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

    Visa Bulletin Update from Charlie Oppenheim

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

    Visa Bulletin Update from Charlie Oppenheim

    Visa Bulletin Update from Charlie Oppenheim
    In his monthly report on the current trends and future projections of the visa bulletin, Charles (“Charlie”) Oppenheim, Chief of the Visa Control and Reporting Division, U.S. Department of State, provided additional insight…
Rank this Week: 1060

New York Legal Blog

New York Legal Blog

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

http://www.nylegalblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1151

Immigration Blog

Immigration Blog

Covers US immigration laws and policies. By Maged & Rost.

http://blog.immigrantconnect.com
  • Feb 11

    EXECUTIVE ORDER ON VISAS

    EXECUTIVE ORDER ON VISAS
    We are currently in an environment where there are continuous changes to the US immigration landscape.  From an Executive Order issued without warning or much coordination between affected agencies to legal challenges around the country.…
  • Feb 11

    VISA BULLETIN FOR MARCH 2017

    VISA BULLETIN FOR MARCH 2017
    The Visa Bulletin for March 2017 is now available. Please visit our firm’’s websites at www.immigrantconnect.comand www.americaninvestorvisa.com.
  • Feb 11

    VISA BULLETIN FOR FEBRUARY 2017

    VISA BULLETIN FOR FEBRUARY 2017
    The Visa Bulletin for February 2017 is now available. Please visit our firm’’s websites at www.immigrantconnect.com and www.americaninvestorvisa.com.
Rank this Week: 1221

Immigration Attorney Blog

Immigration Attorney Blog

By Brian D. Lerner.

http://brian-d-lerner-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 1236

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 27

    The impact of Trump’s revised travel ban won’t have much impact on the arts!

    The impact of Trump’s revised travel ban won’t have much impact on the arts!
    Just a quick update for those of you wondering about the arts implications of the revised travel ban: Aside from adding North Korea and Venezuela (with the latter not actually be a “real” ban) to the list, everything else is…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 1250

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: 1327

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: 1364

WiggiBlawg

WiggiBlawg

Covers immigration law. By Randall Drew.

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

    A Generation Gap Over Immigration - NYTimes.com

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

    Paterson Move May Help Immigrants Facing Deportation - NYTimes.com

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

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

    New "Green Card" is here and it is high tech and green
    USCIS To Issue Redesigned Green Card Fact Sheet Introduction U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced today that it has redesigned the Permanent Resident Card¿commonly known as the "Green Card" to incorporate several…
Rank this Week: 1478

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: 1492

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: 1541

Montag Law blog

Montag Law blog

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

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

    Why is it so hard to provide proof that someone is a citizen?

    Why is it so hard to provide proof that someone is a citizen?
    A recent Los Angeles Times story reports that Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) often arrests and tries to deport United States citizens. Proving that a person is a citizen is tricky business. On one way American immigration and…
  • 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 §…
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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: 1627

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: 1714

Massachusetts Immigration Lawyer…

Massachusetts Immigration Lawyer Blog

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

http://massachusettsimmigrationlawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 11

    Fiance Visa comes to reality TV

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

    John Dvorak

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

    Immigration Attorney Joshua Goldstein named Massachusetts Super Lawyer

    Immigration Attorney Joshua Goldstein named Massachusetts Super Lawyer
    Immigration attorney Joshua Goldstein has been selected a Super Lawyer, a peer-selected award given to no more than 2.5% of attorneys in Massachusetts. The attorney-led selection process for the Super Lawyer award is multifaceted and…
Rank this Week: 1717

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: 1735

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: 1754

immigrationblog.us

immigrationblog.us

Covers immigration law news. By Drew Law Office, pllc.

http://www.immigrationblog.us/
  • Oct 2

    Employment Authorization Document (EAD) and SSN in one application

    Employment Authorization Document (EAD) and SSN in one application
    WASHINGTON – Based on a new information-sharing partnership between U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) and the Social Security Administration (SSA), foreign nationals in certain categories or classifications can now apply for…
  • Aug 18

    Automatic Employment Authorization Document (EAD) Extension | USCIS

    Automatic Employment Authorization Document (EAD) Extension | USCIS
    Automatic Employment Authorization Document (EAD) Extension | USCIS from USCIS.gov Automatic Employment Authorization Document (EAD) ExtensionStarting Jan. 17, 2017, USCIS is automatically extending certain expiring EADs for up to 180 days…
  • Aug 2

    Migrants in surge fare worse in immigration court than other groups - The Washington Post

    Migrants in surge fare worse in immigration court than other groups - The Washington Post
    Migrants in surge fare worse in immigration court than other groups - The Washington Post  Drew Law Office, PLLC -- Immigration Lawyers Metro Manchester NH (603) 644-3739 or www.immigrationNH.com
Rank this Week: 1837

Altro & Associates Blog

Altro & Associates Blog

Covers Canadian immigration news and laws.

http://www.altrolevy.com/category/all/
  • Oct 5

    An Excerpt from David A. Altro’s Book – Chapter 14

    An Excerpt from David A. Altro’s Book – Chapter 14
    The chapter being shared on our blogs is titled Florida Specific Issues, from the book Owning US Property the Canadian Way, Third Edition by David A. Altro. The post An Excerpt from David A. Altro’s Book – Chapter 14 appeared…
  • Oct 5

    CTV – Hurricane Irma not expected to deter snowbirds from Florida

    CTV – Hurricane Irma not expected to deter snowbirds from Florida
    CTV News looked to David Altro as a Florida Attorney for his insight on the Florida real estate market & Canadian buyers' perspective on an investment there. The post CTV – Hurricane Irma not expected to deter snowbirds from…
  • Aug 16

    “RAISE”-ING the Bar

    “RAISE”-ING the Bar
    With the recently proposed changes to the U.S. immigration system, will the future of immigration to the U.S. be an impossibility given the RAISE Act? The post “RAISE”-ING the Bar appeared first on Altro LLP.
Rank this Week: 1879

Lexpeak Immigration

Lexpeak Immigration

Covers US and Canadian immigration law.

http://lexpeakimmig.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 10

    Scrivener Error

    Scrivener Error
    Below is the extract from USCIS/SCOPS teleconference Agenda dated July 27, 2016 related to Scrivener ErrorAlthough a petitioner may ask USCIS to correct a clerical error, whether the correction will actually be made is based on the totality…
  • Jun 7

    Provisional Degree cert. is enough

    Provisional Degree cert. is enough
    ACCRAO EDGE (Electronic Database for Global Education) recommends that the Provisional Degree Certificate, offered in India, Pakistan, and Bangladesh, can be accepted as evidence of completing all requirements for the degree in question, the…
  • Jan 12

    New Fees for H-1B -- $4000 (replaces the $2000 that sunsetted recently)

    New Fees for H-1B -- $4000 (replaces the $2000 that sunsetted recently)
    1.   How much is the fee increase?·         Additional fee of $4,000 for certain H-1B petitions and ·         $4,500 for certain L-1A and…
Rank this Week: 1884

Nation of Immigrants

Nation of Immigrants

Covers immigration news, laws and policies. By Carl Shusterman.

http://shusterman.typepad.com/nation-of-immigrants/
  • Feb 23

    Sailing in Space: Immigrant NASA Astronaut

    Sailing in Space: Immigrant NASA Astronaut
    The word “astronaut” is derived from the Greek word meaning “space sailor” and refers specifically to members of the United States’ space program, NASA. “Space sailors” in other parts of the world have different names, such as…
  • Feb 22

    Welcome to our website–We look forward to your suggestion

    Welcome to our website–We look forward to your suggestion
    After 9 months of labor, our new website was born on February 17th. I hope that you will agree that after 16 years of being a content-rich, but a rather ugly-looking site, the new site is considerably better looking. I also hope that the site…
  • Feb 14

    Test Post

    Test Post
     
Rank this Week: 1965

Olivie Law Blog

Olivie Law Blog

Covers immigration legal issues, general human rights, refugee rights and immigrant rights. By André Olivie.

http://olivielaw.wordpress.com
  • Jun 19

    Obama’s New Immigration Law

    Obama’s New Immigration Law
    Great News for some young undocumented immigrants. President Obama as implemented a new policy they are calling deferred action that will allow certain undocumented immigrants between the ages of 16 and 30 who have been in the country for…
  • Jun 19

    Obama’s New Immigration Law

    Obama’s New Immigration Law
    Great News for some young undocumented immigrants. President Obama as implemented a new policy they are calling deferred action that will allow certain undocumented immigrants between the ages of 16 and 30 who have been in the…
  • Apr 3

    New Website

    New Website
    The Law Office of Andre Olivie has a new website and blog. Please find it at to www.olivielaw.com Andre Olivie, Immigration Attorney
Rank this Week: 2020

US Immigration Blog

US Immigration Blog

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

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

    Intent to Revoke Was Sent

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

    NIW Requirement

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

    Motion to Reopen

    Motion to Reopen
    Motion to Reopen When USCIS denies a case, the applicant normally has the opportunity to file a motion to reopen, motion to reconsider and/or an appeal.  A motion to reopen, reconsider, or an appeal must be filed within 30 days of…
Rank this Week: 2048

Canadian Toronto Immigration…

Canadian Toronto Immigration Lawyer Blog

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

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

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

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

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

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

    Loss of Canadian Permanent Resident Statu

    Loss of Canadian Permanent Resident Statu
    Loss of Canadian Permanent Resident Status Permanent Residence is technically not “permanent” in the sense that a person may lose their status if they don’t comply to some requirements. Section 2 (1) of the Immigration…
Rank this Week: 2055

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: 2065