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Childcare. It can be a headache, can't it? As a mother, I get it. As an immigration lawyer, I also understand the importance of compliance.
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Changes to the EU Settlement Scheme (EUSS) including a new right of administrative review and clarification that close family members of UK nationals returning with them from the European Economic
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A proposal to terminate the H-4 employment authorization program remains under review with the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), according to the Department of Homeland Security
Jones Day
In Trinity 83 Dev., LLC v. ColFin Midwest Funding, LLC, 917 F.3d 599 (7th Cir. 2019), the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit held that section 363(m) of the Bankruptcy Code does not moot an appeal.
Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC
The Department of Homeland Security, Customs and Border Protection (CBP), recently announced that it will no longer stamp passports of foreign nationals entering the United States at certain ports of entry.
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
Any employer that hires an F-1 student pursuant to STEM OPT is subject to a site inspection.
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A companion bill has been introduced in the Senate.
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This means a retrogression of about two and a half years for India, and a retrogression of about two years for Vietnam. All other countries will remain current.
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DHS is seeking to request social media information from some applicants for immigration benefits, including Visa Waiver Program travelers, applicants for adjustment of status
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According to U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), the extended government shutdown earlier this year, as well as the ongoing crisis at the southern border with Mexico
Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC
On August 28, 2019, USCIS released a new policy memorandum, binding on all agency employees and adjudications, changing the way USCIS defines the residence and physical
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) plans to charge employers a $10 registration fee—per H-1B candidate—to participate in
Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC
Here are 10 of the most pressing questions coming from that discussion that anyone who is a part of the EB-5 world needs to be thinking about.
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USCIS to Honor Final Action Dates Next Month
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As expected, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is proposing to impose a fee on employers who file H-1B cap registrations under the forthcoming online registration system.
Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC
Today, the U.S. Department of State published the Visa Bulletin for August 2019. Among the significant changes in availability of visa numbers is the final action dates for employment-based cases.
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
US. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has instructed employers to continue using the current version of the Form I-9 beyond the form's August 31, 2019, expiration date.
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United States: The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced a plan that would require employers to pay a $10 fee for each beneficiary entered into the forthcoming H-1B cap lottery system
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Amid violent protests, South African diplomatic missions in the Nigerian cities of Abuja and Lagos have closed to ensure the safety of their personnel.
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The ruling could be overturned on appeal, but this might be a lengthy process.
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Given the opposition of the former Judiciary Committee chair, Senator Charles Grassley (R-IA), who had blocked a similar bill in 2011, the Fairness for High-Skilled Immigrants Act of 2019
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Earlier this month the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Fairness for High-Skilled Immigrants Act (H.R. 1044), an act that would radically change the way employment-based
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Foreign nationals who have received certain federal public benefits or who are likely to become dependent on the government in the future may face additional immigration hurdles under a new public charge regulation that is slated to take effect on October 15.
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Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) recently provided guidance to its field officers on eligibility criteria for Intra-Company Transfer (ICT) work permits.
Proskauer Rose LLP
The Diversity Visa (DV) Lottery Registration for 2019 opens Wednesday, October 3, 2018. Entries must be submitted electronically between noon on October 3, 2018, EDT, and noon on November 7, 2018, EST.
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
On July 10, 2019, the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 1044, the Fairness for High-Skilled Immigrants Act of 2019, by a vote of 365 to 65.
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To be eligible to file an employment-based adjustment application in September.
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These items and other news from Azerbaijan, Croatia, Ireland, Portugal, Saudi Arabia, Schengen Area, and the United States follow in this edition of the Fragomen Immigration Update.
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All countries except for China and India will advance by more than one year, to October 1, 2017.
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