Mondaq USA: Immigration
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
Effective upon publication by the Federal Register on Wednesday, July 19, 2017, the DHS has authorized the one-time issuance of an additional 15,000 H-2B visas for Temporary Nonagricultural Workers...
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
On July 17, 2017, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) published another revised version of Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification.
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
On June 26, 2017 the Supreme Court ruled that a limited version of the 90-day Travel Ban contained in President Trump's Executive Order 13780 could go into effect.
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
In recent years, however, the L-1 has come under increased scrutiny by U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS). Here are a few key tips for withstanding that scrutiny.
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
The proposed final rule also included provisions that would allow for a potential extension of an entrepreneur's stay in the United States by up to an additional 30 months.
Tarter Krinsky & Drogan LLP
It has been a year of major policy shifts in U.S. immigration. In this alert, we provide an update on recent developments in business immigration in the United States.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Shortly before its summer recess, the United States Supreme Court agreed to hear oral arguments on the Trump administration's revised travel ban against nationals from Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan...
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
On June 29, 2017, the U.S. Department of State (DOS) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) issued answers to frequently asked questions (FAQs) on the implementation of...
Pryor Cashman LLP
On July 17, 2017, the USCIS released a new version of Form I-9, the form used to verify the identity and employment authorization of individuals hired to work in the U.S.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Source Preview Shortly before its summer recess, the United States Supreme Court agreed to hear oral arguments on the Trump administration's revised travel ban against nationals from Iran, Libya, Somalia...
Masuda, Funai, Eifert & Mitchell, Ltd.
On June 28, 2017, the State Department issued its guidance to all consular posts regarding the implementation of the 90-day travel ban for persons from Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen.
Green and Spiegel LLP
In what will surely be a blow to the tech industry, which relies heavily on foreign-owned start-up companies as innovators and job creators, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced its intent to effectively dismantle the International Entrepreneur Rule promulgated by the Obama administration on January 17, 2017.
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
The U.S. and worldwide entrepreneur community had been looking forward to July 17th with great anticipation.
Green and Spiegel LLP
By way of background, J-1 medical doctors must receive a waiver of the 2-year residence requirement prior to acquiring H-1B status, which can take several months.
Green and Spiegel LLP
The company must also train its human resources personnel on the requirements of the INA's anti-discrimination provision, and be subject to departmental monitoring requirements.
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
The United States Supreme Court, in a "per curiam" (by the court) decision, has handed the Trump Administration a victory in its long-running desire to implement a travel ban on nationals of six...
Dickinson Wright PLLC
On June 26, 2017, the U.S. Supreme Court granted certiorari and consolidated two key lower court cases related to the Trump Administration's Executive Orders ("EO's") on travel and refugees...
Morgan Lewis
The diplomatic cable instructs consulates on how to interpret the US Supreme Court's direction to enforce the restriction only against foreign nationals who lack a "bona fide relationship with...
Dentons
The US Supreme Court partially lifted preliminary injunctions that had blocked President Trump's revised executive order suspending US entry by foreign nationals from six, rather than the previous seven...
Ruchelman PLLC
In today's start-up world, angel investing1 is a typical part of an entrepreneur's rou¬tine.
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On March 3, 2017, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) unexpectedly announced that it would temporarily suspend its premium processing service for all H-1B petitions received on...
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
On January 27, 2017, President Trump issued Executive Order 13769, entitled "Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry Into the United States," (EO1), which went into effect immediately.
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced on April 17, 2017, that it had completed its annual H-1B lottery and had selected a sufficient number of H-1B petitions to meet the 65,000 petition bachelor's degree cap and the 20,000 petition U.S. master's degree cap.
Green and Spiegel LLP
We are continuing our analysis of what to expect for business immigration from the Trump Administration.
Immigration.ca
The Quebec Minister of Immigration, Diversity and Inclusiveness (MIDI) announced a maximum number of 5000 Skilled Worker Program applications submitted on line ("Mon projet Quebec"), will be accepted for its intake period in 2017. The period of reception will be revealed at a later date.
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
In a Press Release issued on June 6, 2017, Secretary of Labor Alexander Acosta announced the Department of Labor's (DOL) aggressive plan of action to combat visa program fraud and abuse.
Dentons
Effective October 1, 2016, green cards will become more readily available for most people immigrating to the United States on employment-based (EB) immigrant visa categories.
Andrews Kurth LLP
As detailed in our previous alert on this issue, on May 15, 2017, the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit heard oral arguments relating to the legality of Sections 2 and 6...
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
Last week, on June 15, 2017, a California Court of Appeal reaffirmed the principle that individuals performing work for the direct benefit of an employer are entitled to wage and hour protections...
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