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ImmigrationProf Blog

ImmigrationProf Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/immigration/
  • Sep 21

    A Syrian Migrant and a Right-Wing Nationalist Walk Into A Bar...

    A Syrian Migrant and a Right-Wing Nationalist Walk Into A Bar...
    Ok, it's not a bar. They meet on a bench in a park to talk not about immigration but about hate speech. In October, Germany will start requiring social media networks (Facebook, Twitter) to delete hate speech and fake news....
  • Sep 21

    Tilting at Windmills and the Rule of Law

    Tilting at Windmills and the Rule of Law
    Michael Olivas on From the Square (NYU Press Blog) offers sage advice as we navigate these tumultuous times in the national debate over immigration: "I urge tolerance toward your fellow students, faculty and staff members at this time.…
  • Sep 21

    Do the DREAMers Deported by President Obama Illustrate the Possible Fate of DACA Recipients?

    Do the DREAMers Deported by President Obama Illustrate the Possible Fate of DACA Recipients?
    Beth Caldwell on The Hill looks at the possibility that, with the dismantling of DACA, its recipients may ultimately be deported. Having done research for seven years on deportees to Mexico, Caldwell concludes "Deportation almost always…
Rank this Week: 24

H1B Visa Lawyer Blog

H1B Visa Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.h1bvisalawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 21

    BALCA Says Wall Street Journal Is a Newspaper of General Circulation

    BALCA Says Wall Street Journal Is a Newspaper of General Circulation
    The Board of Alien Labor Certification Appeals (BALCA) recently affirmed the decision of a Certifying Officer (CO) to deny labor certification for the position of “Producer.” After receiving & reviewing an Employer’s…
  • Sep 20

    H-2B Cap Count UPDATE – 9/6/17

    H-2B Cap Count UPDATE – 9/6/17
    The H-2B non-agricultural temporary worker program allows U.S. employers to bring foreign nationals to the United States to fill temporary non-agricultural jobs. There is a cap limit of 33,000 for the first half of the fiscal year and 33,000…
  • Sep 19

    Economic Power of New Americans (Update) – Wisconsin, Wyoming & Washington, D.C.

    Economic Power of New Americans (Update) – Wisconsin, Wyoming & Washington, D.C.
    The Immigration Policy Center (IPC) has released all fifty states, the District of Columbia and the United States (Overall), for a total of fifty-two updated fact sheets with accompanying info graphics and other details. These fact sheets…
Rank this Week: 169

TN Visa Attorney Blog

TN Visa Attorney Blog

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

http://www.tnvisabulletin.com/nafta-tn-blog/
  • Sep 20

    New USCBP TN Filing Policy Change

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

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

    Systems Analyst TN Visa Approval After 2 Denials for Lack of Computer Degree
    TN VisaCase Info.Background:The applicant, a citizen of Canada, had been approved for TN visa status under the Computer Systems Analyst category for several years. When he recently applied for a new TN to change employers, a USCBP officer…
  • Jun 1

    DOS Will No Longer Annotate TN Visa Stamps for Work Period

    DOS Will No Longer Annotate TN Visa Stamps for Work Period
    Despite past assurances as recently as Oct. 2016, the U.S. Department of State (DOS) has now stated that it will no longer annotate TN visa stamps to reflect the dates of employment requested by a TN visa petitioner. (TN visa stamps are…
Rank this Week: 245

US Immigration Law Blog

US Immigration Law Blog

Covers immigration news. By Ashwin Sharma.

http://ashwinsharma.com
Rank this Week: 292

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
  • Aug 18

    Breaking US Immigration News: August 18, 2017

    Breaking US Immigration News: August 18, 2017
    This week marks the 5th anniversary of DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals).  Many of the people who benefit from the program have scheduled protests against those who oppose DACA.  A partnership among different states led…
  • Aug 17

    Canadian Immigration News: August 18, 2017

    Canadian Immigration News: August 18, 2017
    Weekly Immigration News and Top Rated Stories: Changes in Canadian immigration laws to heart moving immigrant success stories. Breaking Canada Immigration News This week, the foreign affairs minister Chrystia Freeland released a list of…
  • Aug 16

    Why America Needs Low-Skilled Immigrant

    Why America Needs Low-Skilled Immigrant
    The Benefits of Low-Skilled Immigration “Immigrants take away American jobs.” This statement is used by President Trump to justify his decision to reduce legal immigration to the US. But what President Trump and his administration…
Rank this Week: 443

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: 427

Visa Lawyer Blog

Visa Lawyer Blog

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

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

    National Venture Capital Association Files Lawsuit to Enforce International Entrepreneur Rule

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

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

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

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

    President Trump Will Support Legislation for Dreamers If Congress Funds Border Wall
    President Trump and Democratic leaders met on Thursday in an unexpected meeting to negotiate the future of the now defunct Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, a program that allowed undocumented immigrants, who came to the…
Rank this Week: 489

Sarmiento Immigration Law Firm…

Sarmiento Immigration Law Firm Blog

Covers immigration law.

http://www.sarmientoimmigration.com/
Rank this Week: 530

Montag Law blog

Montag Law blog

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

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

    USCIS slipping into crisis.

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

    Ten DACA issues, myths, and fact

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

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

    Young v. Holder arises from the dead in Marinelarena v. Session
    In a week of expecting bad news on a lot of immigration-related fronts, changes to DACA (not yet), and the pardon of Sheriff Arpaio (happened), the one thing I did not expect was that the Ninth Circuit would resurrect Young v. Holder from the…
Rank this Week: 548

Chicago Immigration Lawyer Blog

Chicago Immigration Lawyer Blog

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

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

    Trump is Expected to End Dreamer Program Soon

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

    Trump Administration Increases the Number of Unskilled Labor Visa

    Trump Administration Increases the Number of Unskilled Labor Visa
    Amid all of Trumps bluster about Nationalism, building a wall at the Mexican border, and protecting American jobs, the Trump Administration has quietly and quickly raised the number of temporary unskilled labor visas to allow more Mexican…
  • Aug 10

    Where Does the DACA Program Stand?

    Where Does the DACA Program Stand?
    Many people are concerned about the future of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (aka DACA) program.  Despite White House assurances in the beginning of the administration that DACA would be safe, the Trump Administration now…
Rank this Week: 503

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: 478

Florida Immigration Lawyer Blog

Florida Immigration Lawyer Blog

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    When A Dropped Criminal Charge Can Turn Into A “Conviction” For Deportation Purpose
    Typically, if the government is going to institute deportation proceedings on the basis of a criminal charge, there must be a conviction.  In immigration court, the term “conviction” is interpreted very loosely.  For…
Rank this Week: 671

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: 655

www.immi-usa.com

www.immi-usa.com

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

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

    October 2017 Visa Bulletin | Report, Prediction & Analysi

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

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

    EB-1C RFE | Request for Evidence for a Manager or Executive Petition
    There are few things as alarming as an RFE in the world of immigration law. Fortunately, while an RFE may present an obstacle in your journey, it also presents an opportunity. If you’ve received an EB-1C RFE, here are the ……
  • Sep 5

    EB-1 for Managers on H-1B

    EB-1 for Managers on H-1B
    Getting an EB-1 for managers on H-1B status may seem simple, but it requires quite a bit of work on your part and the part of your employer. Keep reading to find out what goes into an EB-1C and how … Continue reading → The post…
Rank this Week: 633

Austin Immigration Lawyer Blog

Austin Immigration Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.austinimmigrationlawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 7

    DREAMers Fear Uncertain Future In The United State

    DREAMers Fear Uncertain Future In The United State
    Ever since DACA was repealed on September 5th, 2017 DREAMers have been left wondering what happens to them now. Congress has six months to come up with an effective legislative solution. DREAMers fear what that solution may be. Who Is…
  • Sep 4

    15 States To Sue Trump Administration Over End Of DACA

    15 States To Sue Trump Administration Over End Of DACA
    On September 5th, 2017 President Trump announced the end of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. Attorney General Jeff Sessions stated that Congress has six months to find a legislative solution. This promptly raised…
  • Aug 31

    New Legislation Affects Availability of CMNI Visa

    New Legislation Affects Availability of CMNI Visa
    On August 22nd, 2017, President Trump signed the Northern Mariana Islands Economic Expansion Act (H.R 339), which revises the CW-1 visa classification for Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI) transitional workers. Changes under…
Rank this Week: 735

Forced Migration Current Awareness…

Forced Migration Current Awareness Blog

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

http://fm-cab.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 21

    Regional Focus: Europe

    Regional Focus: Europe
    "Asylum Policy: The EU’s ‘Crises’ and the Looming Policy Regime Failure," Journal of European Integration, vol. 38 (2016) [open access]Establishing a Common European Asylum System: Tracing the Impact of EU Policy Making on…
  • Sep 21

    Thematic Focus: Solution

    Thematic Focus: Solution
    News: "Trump Revives Rhetoric on Keeping Refugees in Host Countries," VOA News, 19 Sept. 2017 [text]- The article quotes from Trump's UN speech: "'For the cost of resettling one refugee in the United States, we can assist more than…
  • Sep 20

    Thematic Focus: Work/Economic Aspect

    Thematic Focus: Work/Economic Aspect
    News:"Trump Administration Rejects Study Showing Positive Impact of Refugees," New York Times, 18 Sept. 2017 [text]- "Trump administration officials, under pressure from the White House to provide a rationale for reducing the number of…
Rank this Week: 923

Peek and Toland Blog

Peek and Toland Blog

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

http://www.peekandtoland.com/blog
  • Sep 21

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

    Does Trump’s ‘Hire American’ Executive Order Impact Immigration Law?
    In April, President Donald Trump issued his Hire American immigration order. The order issued on April 18 was called Buy American and Hire American. Although the executive order does not directly impact immigration law, it could have a longer…
  • Sep 20

    H1-B Petitions Fall But Still Exceed the Cap

    H1-B Petitions Fall But Still Exceed the Cap
    The cap for H1-B petitions was reached again quickly in April. However, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) saw petitions fall to the lowest figure in five years. The cap for skilled worker visas was reached on April 7…
  • Sep 19

    Why Federal Detainer Requests Violate the Constitutional Right to Due Proce

    Why Federal Detainer Requests Violate the Constitutional Right to Due Proce
    Federal immigration detainer requests have been in the news recently as President Donald Trump moves forward with his agenda to enforce federal laws related to immigrants. But while local governments are under pressure to comply, there are…
Rank this Week: 953

Chicago Immigration Lawyer Blog

Chicago Immigration Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.theusimmigrationlawyer.com/
  • Sep 20

    Diversity Visa Lottery Begins on October 3, 2017

    Diversity Visa Lottery Begins on October 3, 2017
    The Chicago law office of Zneimer & Zneimer PC reminds interested immigrants that the Diversity Lottery  DV-2019 begins on Tuesday, October 3, 2017 at 12:00 noon, Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) (GMT-4), and ends on Tuesday, November 7,…
  • Aug 31

    Graceful Ways to Stay Out of Trouble During the Grace Period

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

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

    A Businessmen Fails to Meet Threshold Requirement for a National Interest Waiver
    Our law firm often works with foreign national whose work is in the national interest of the United States.  The lawyers of  Zneimer & Zneimer are tracking decisions under the new NIW framework under Matter of DHANASAR, 26 I.…
Rank this Week: 848

Underdog Blog

Underdog Blog

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

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

    How to remain powerfully calm on the road to courtroom victory

    How to remain powerfully calm on the road to courtroom victory
    No matter how often I discuss techniques for remaining powerfully calm on the way to courtroom victory, the topic needs to be revisited and crystallized occasionally. I still have some clients who tell me about the sleep they lose…
  • Sep 15

    Arrested undocumented & deportable people make ICE’s job easier

    Arrested undocumented & deportable people make ICE’s job easier
    Arrested undocumented and deportable people make ICE's deportation job easier, because jail authorities in Virginia and beyond give access to immigration authorities about non-United States citizen detainees. The post Arrested undocumented…
  • Sep 13

    Obtaining criminal defense victory through conveying persuasive feeling

    Obtaining criminal defense victory through conveying persuasive feeling
    A key part of criminal defense victory is for the lawyer to be convinced that the client should be acquitted, to feel that in the lawyer's heart, guts and bones, and to persuasively convey those feelings to the judge and jury. The post…
Rank this Week: 963

Florida Business Lawyers Blog

Florida Business Lawyers Blog

Covers business, immigration and real estate law. By Stok Folk + Kon, P.A.

http://www.floridabusinesslawyersblog.com/
Rank this Week: 882

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: 806

Immigration Attorney Blog

Immigration Attorney Blog

By Brian D. Lerner.

http://brian-d-lerner-blog.com/
  • Aug 28

    Looks like DACA is going to END

    Looks like DACA is going to END
    Question: I’m on DACA and my friend is renewing DACA and another friend is going to apply for DACA. I have heard rumors about this. Should I be worried? Answer: Yes, you should be worried. There have been various leaks from the White…
  • Aug 28

    McClatchy: Trump Aides Plot a Big Immigration Deal—That Breaks a Campaign Promise

    McClatchy: Trump Aides Plot a Big Immigration Deal—That Breaks a Campaign Promise
    McClatchy reports that a number of White House officials, including former and current White House Chiefs of Staff Reince Priebus and John Kelly, President Trump’s daughter Ivanka Trump, and Vice President Mike Pence, want the…
  • Aug 28

    Court Says California Conviction for Second Degree Murder Based on Aiding and Abetting Theory Qualifies as an Aggravated Felony

    Court Says California Conviction for Second Degree Murder Based on Aiding and Abetting Theory Qualifies as an Aggravated Felony
    The Ninth Circuit denied the petition for review, holding that the petitioner’s California conviction for second degree murder, based on an aiding and abetting theory, made him removable for having been convicted of an aggravated…
Rank this Week: 934

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

    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…
  • Jun 4

    Democrats Love Socialism

    Democrats Love Socialism
    Socialism has never worked any where on the planet, but people who push socialism don't let facts get in the way of their belief in the religion called "socialism."  In this video Ami Horowitz goes to Venezuela to find out how well…
Rank this Week: 776

No Deportation

No Deportation

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

http://nodeportation.blogspot.com/
  • 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…
  • Jul 11

    Jeremiah's Message at the Temple Gate

    Jeremiah's Message at the Temple Gate
    Jeremiah's Message at the Temple Gate Jeremiah 7:5-7(Jer. 7:5) "For if you truly amend your ways and your deeds, if you truly practice justice between a man and his neighbor,(Jer. 7-6) if you do not oppress the alien, the orphan, or the…
Rank this Week: 771

Safe Haven Asylum and Refugee Law…

Safe Haven Asylum and Refugee Law Blog

Provides immigration law and refugee protection news, updates and helpful tips. By The Whitt Law Firm, P.C.

http://whittfirm.com/blog/
  • Apr 27

    What’s the Fastest Way to Become a U.S. Citizen?

    What’s the Fastest Way to Become a U.S. Citizen?
    A question I’m often asked is:  “What’s the fastest way to become a U.S. citizen?” The traditional path to citizenship is anything but fast.  With one exception, all immigrants must first become lawful…
  • Apr 26

    Immigration Relief for Those Affected by Severe Earthquake

    Immigration Relief for Those Affected by Severe Earthquake
    USCIS has announced immigration relief measures that may help people affected by the recent natural disasters, such as the severe earthquakes in Japan, Burma and Ecuador. Types of relief that may be available are: • Change or extension…
  • Apr 26

    My Gift to You

    My Gift to You
    I understand how frustrating it can be when dealing with U.S. immigration issues.  I’ve been there, and I know exactly how you feel. But you are not alone.  I’m here to help. Together we will go over your unique…
Rank this Week: 977

Puryear Law Blog

Puryear Law Blog

Covers criminal defense, family law, divorce, juvenile law, business law, discrimination, personal injury, and related matters in the states of Illinois and Iowa.

http://www.puryearlaw.com/blog/
  • Jan 30

    Federal Stolen Motor Vehicle and Chop Shop Charge

    Federal Stolen Motor Vehicle and Chop Shop Charge
    Trafficking in certain motor vehicles or motor vehicle parts, or operating a chop shop, is a Federal offense under 18 U.S.C. § 2321 and 18 U.S.C. § 2322, respectively: 18 U.S.C. § 2321 provides as follows: (a) Whoever buys,…
  • Jan 29

    Who is a “Caretaker” of a Child According to Iowa DHS

    Who is a “Caretaker” of a Child According to Iowa DHS
    Under Iowa law, for a person to be accused of being a perpetrator of child abuse must be a person responsible for the care of a child. A person responsible for the care of a child is defined in Iowa Code 232.68 as follows: a. Parent,…
  • Jan 29

    Supreme Court Rules Juveniles Serving Life Sentences Have Right to Have Their Sentences Reviewed

    Supreme Court Rules Juveniles Serving Life Sentences Have Right to Have Their Sentences Reviewed
    Those convicted of crimes committed as a juvenile who are serving life sentences have the right to seek a review and reduction of those sentences, under a United States Supreme Court ruling that was issued on January 25, 2016. In Montgomery…
Rank this Week: 754

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: 1007

The Immigration Answer Man

The Immigration Answer Man

Covers US immigration law. By Ari Sauer.

http://immigrationanswerman.com/
Rank this Week: 1420

Immigration Legal Blog

Immigration Legal Blog

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

http://immigrationlegalblog.com/
  • Sep 6

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

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

    USCIS Grants All Available U Visas for Fiscal Year 2017

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

    DACA might soon end

    DACA might soon end
    DACA, the famous and controversial program on Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival, might well no longer exist in the next few months or years. President Trump, in his promises to curb on immigration is looking into actually end the program.…
Rank this Week: 1310

Law and Disorder: Performing Arts…

Law and Disorder: Performing Arts Division

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

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

    THE TRIALS AND TRIBULATIONS OF A TRIBUTE BAND

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

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

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

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

    What In The World Is Going On With Artist Visas as of March 7, 2017?
    By Brian Taylor Goldstein, Esq. Here we go again… On March 6, 2017, President Trump issued a new Executive Order regarding US immigration to replace the previous Executive Order of January 27, 2017. The new Order takes effect on March…
Rank this Week: 1390

The HMA Law Firm Blawg

The HMA Law Firm Blawg

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

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

    Some Legal Options During DACApolypse

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

    The Slow Killing of DACA

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

    New Green Card Application Is No Joke

    New Green Card Application Is No Joke
    When you apply for a green card (permanent residency) from inside the US, you have to show you are admissible as if you were outside the US trying to come in. It's on Form I-485, which used to be 6 pages long and would ask you all kinds of…
Rank this Week: 1063

Immigration Law Blog

Immigration Law Blog

Covers immigration law issues, including green cards and visas. By The Ranchod Law Group.

http://www.ranchodlaw.com/blog/
  • Mar 7

    i 601a Waiver Approval

    i 601a Waiver Approval
    Waiver Filed: July 27, 2016 Waiver Approved: December 23, 2016 The Facts about this i 601a waiver case Client is from Mexico Client entered the United States illegally in 2005 and has remained in the U.S. illegally Client is married to U.S.…
  • Mar 6

    Benefits for the Economy from Meaningful Immigration Reform

    Benefits for the Economy from Meaningful Immigration Reform
    Article Published in The Sacramento Bee   My family immigrated to the United States from Cape Town, South Africa, when I was just a year old, so I understand on a very personal level why people are willing to leave their family, friends…
  • Feb 24

    I-601A Waivers, Client from Mexico entered and resided illegally in the U.S.

    I-601A Waivers, Client from Mexico entered and resided illegally in the U.S.
    I-601A Waiver was Filed on October 13, 2016 Approved: February 10, 2017 The Facts Our Client entered the U.S. illegally over twelve years ago She does not have a criminal record She is married to a U.S. Citizen Together, they have three…
Rank this Week: 1429

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: 1032

My Access Australia

My Access Australia

Covers Australian immigration law. By Peng Cheng.

http://myaccessaustralia.com/
  • Mar 15

    Renewing Permanent Residency – 155 & 157 Resident Return Visa

    Renewing Permanent Residency – 155 & 157 Resident Return Visa
    . Is your Australian permanent residency visa about to expire? Or has it expired already? Do you need to apply for a visa in order to travel overseas and return to Australia? You may be able to apply for a Subclass 155 Resident Return…
  • Apr 12

    Employer Nomination Scheme (ENS) – Subclass 186 Visa

    Employer Nomination Scheme (ENS) – Subclass 186 Visa
      The Subclass 186 Employer Nomination Scheme visa is a permanent residency visa that requires the sponsorship of a nominating employer. There are two separate pathways or streams for the 186 visa. You can satisfy the requirements…
  • Jun 23

    Regional Sponsored Migration Scheme (RSMS) – Subclass 187 Visa

    Regional Sponsored Migration Scheme (RSMS) – Subclass 187 Visa
      The Subclass 187 RSMS visa is a permanent residency visa that requires the sponsorship of a nominating employer for a role that is located in ‘regional Australia’. The main difference between a 187 RSMS visa and a 186…
Rank this Week: 1226

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: 1014

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: 1153

Immigration & Deportation Law

Immigration & Deportation Law

Covers trends in immigration law with a focus on deportation litigation. By Isaul Verdin.

http://deportlaw.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 5

    Fifth Circuit Vacates Silva-Trevino

    Fifth Circuit Vacates Silva-Trevino
    Immigrant rights advocateshave reason to celebrate!  In a move long hoped for by immigration attorneys in Texas, Louisiana, and Mississippi, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit joined four other circuit courts in holding that…
  • Feb 3

    How to Handle an ICE Hold – A Guide for Detained Immigrant

    How to Handle an ICE Hold – A Guide for Detained Immigrant
    “ICE HOLD.”  If you are not a U.S. citizen, this is probably the scariest thing to see on your arrest paperwork.  However, with the right information, you can know the best way to handle an ICE hold following arrest for…
  • Feb 3

    How To Get A Green Card Through Your Family Member

    How To Get A Green Card Through Your Family Member
    You may be eligible to get a green card if you are an an immediate relative of a U.S. citizen.  An immediate relative of a U.S. citizen is any spouse, unmarried child under the age of 21, or parent of a U.S. citizen (provided…
Rank this Week: 1057

Immigration Law, Policy and…

Immigration Law, Policy and Procedure

Covers immigration law, policy, and procedure. By Federico B. Serrano.

http://www.serranoimmigration.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 30

    How a 2013 Government Shutdown Might Affect Your Immigration Case

    How a 2013 Government Shutdown Might Affect Your Immigration Case
    As happened only a couple of years ago, we are faced yet again in 2013 with the threat of a government shutdown. I am re-posting this article which was originally published in 2011 with some modifications. Because the U.S. federal government…
  • Jan 2

    Unlawful Presence I-601 Waiver: Advance Copy of USCIS Final Rule

    Unlawful Presence I-601 Waiver: Advance Copy of USCIS Final Rule
    The long awaited "Advance Copy of USCIS Final Rule to Support Family Unity During Waiver Process" was just released.  This final rule relating to the unlawful presence waiver is not effective yet, but at least we're…
  • Dec 23

    Commandment #6 of Applying for Naturalization: Thou Shall Go Back to Your Root

    Commandment #6 of Applying for Naturalization: Thou Shall Go Back to Your Root
    Not remembering important information can complicate an applicant's naturalization application.  This is especially true when dealing with issues of eligibility.  That's why having a copy of one's  "A file" has become increasingly…
Rank this Week: 1381

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: 1101

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: 1112

UpCounsel Blog

UpCounsel Blog

About making your business leaner, faster and smarter.

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

    Everything You Need to Know About Software Patent Application

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

    4 Tips From a DreamWorks Lawyer who Risked Everything

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

    The ABCs of Provisional Patent

    The ABCs of Provisional Patent
    UpCounsel patent attorney Ashkon Cyrus explains how provisional patents can help you protect your valuable intellectual property.
Rank this Week: 1541

Immigration Law Blog

Immigration Law Blog

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

http://www.rubypowerslaw.com/category/immigration-law/
  • Sep 20

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  • Sep 18

    DACA may be Down, but it is not yet Out

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

    New Interview Requirement

    New Interview Requirement
    by Attorney Michele L. Strickland, Powers Law Group Beginning October 1, 2017 Immigration (USCIS) will require in person interviews for green card applicants who are sponsored by employers and who are refugee/asylee relatives. In the past an…
Rank this Week: 2239

Law Office of Michael West P.C.…

Law Office of Michael West P.C. Blog

Covers Georgia law.

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

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

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

    How Defensive Driving Can Protect You on the Roads of Georgia

    How Defensive Driving Can Protect You on the Roads of Georgia
    Defensive driving is a technique that helps drivers protect themselves from accidents. Rather than being reactive, if you are more proactive and look out for hazards in advance you are less likely to be involved in an accident. Defensive…
  • Sep 15

    Georgia’s Lakes Are the Scene of Fatal Boating Accident

    Georgia’s Lakes Are the Scene of Fatal Boating Accident
    We all know about the dangers of drunken driving but fewer people pay attention to the rules when they are out on the water. Other lake users or boaters often pay a high price. In June, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported on how an…
Rank this Week: 1505

Global Immigration Blog

Global Immigration Blog

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

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

    DHS Updates Temporary Protected Status for Sudan and South Sudan

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

    State Department Replaces Rule for Inconsistent Conduct by Alien

    State Department Replaces Rule for Inconsistent Conduct by Alien
    The Department of State has quietly revised guidance to Consular Officers on the “30/60 Day Rule” regarding adjustment of status applications. The Rule sets standards for determining whether an alien would be inadmissible for…
  • Sep 13

    Lawsuits Over Rescission of DACA

    Lawsuits Over Rescission of DACA
    On September 6, 2017, the day after Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced the rescission of DACA, 15 states and the District of Columbia filed a lawsuit challenging President Donald Trump’s DACA rescission. The states included in the…
Rank this Week: 2165

Cuba Law Blog

Cuba Law Blog

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

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

    US Company Gaining Traction in Cuba

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

    Cubans Deal With Irma’s Aftermath

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

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

    Five Months To Go? Transition Period Likely Marks End of Castro Era
    Yesterday, Cuba began a five-month transition period that is likely to end the Castro dynasty to make way for elections at the local, provincial, and national levels. The first phase of the transition will take place during September, where…
Rank this Week: 1515