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Brexit: No-Deal Immigration Arrangements For EU Citizens
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson presented his revised Brexit proposals to European leaders last week. The proposals included alternatives to the backstop arrangement
European Union
21 Oct 2019
USCIS Publishes EB-5 Modernization Rule: The Impact On The EB-5 Program
The Rule does not impose a moratorium on the filing of I-526 petitions prior to the effective date of the Rule.
United States
30 Jul 2019
Houses Passes Bill Lifting Per Country Caps
H.R. 1044 seeks to amend the existing system.
United States
17 Jul 2019
Too Natural For Naturalization: Even Decriminalized Marijuana Can Be A Bar To US Citizenship
Deeming the trend in state law irrelevant, federal immigration authorities have in fact moved in the opposite direction.
United States
3 Jun 2019
USCIS Reaches The H-1B Advanced Degree Cap For FY2020, Conducts Lottery
On April 10, 2019, United States Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS) received sufficient H-1B petitions to meet the 20,000 H-1B visa quota for U.S. advanced degree holders (or "master's cap")
United States
30 Apr 2019
FY 2020 Cap Reached
USCIS Announces the FY 2020 H-1B Cap Reached.
United States
23 Apr 2019
Brexit: Parliament Rejects Withdrawal Agreement For The Third Time
The following alert is directed to organizations with a presence in the UK or who anticipate the need to place talent at a UK work site.
United States
11 Apr 2019
USCIS Announces New Version Of Form I-539, Application To Extend/Change Nonimmigrant Status, Which Includes Significant Changes
Seyfarth Synopsis: On February 11, 2019, the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced that it revised Form I-539 and that the new version will be released on March 11, 2019.
United States
21 Feb 2019
UK Immigration: Government Issues Guidance For EU Nationals In No-Deal Brexit Scenario
Seyfarth Shaw's Global Mobility Practice hosts attorneys licensed to practice in the UK, Canada, Ireland and Germany.
European Union
5 Feb 2019
USCIS Proposes Electronic Preregistration And Reversal Of Lottery Selection Order For H-1B Cap
Each year, employers and their foreign national employees seeking an initial grant of H-1B status may file petitions with U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services ("USCIS")...
United States
12 Dec 2018
H-1B Work Permit Filings: Will You Beat The Cap? - November 19, 2018
Seyfarth Synopsis: Employers need to identify as soon as possible any current employees and employment candidates who may require H-1B work permit sponsorship before October 1, 2020 ...
United States
22 Nov 2018
What Disclaimer? – USCIS Ignores Labor Department Warning That The Occupational Outlook Handbook Never Be Used For Legal Purposes
[Blogger's Note: Today's post originates from a discovery – a gem hidden in plain sight – first brought to my attention by Gabe Mozes,
United States
22 Oct 2018
Batter Up: The FCPA Takes A Swing At Major League Baseball
Among the latest news reports in the cross-border public corruption space that has legally-minded sports fans talking is that a federal grand jury is investigating Major League Baseball's international player...
United States
12 Oct 2018
USCIS Extends And Expands H-1B Premium Processing Suspension
Effective September 11, 2018, USCIS will suspend Premium Processing for all H-1B petitions filed at the Vermont and California Service Centers until February 19, 2019 (excluding filings by cap-exempt employers)
United States
5 Sep 2018
Can California Revive Its Immigrant Worker Protection Act?
Seyfarth Synopsis: California enacted its Immigrant Worker Protection Act (IWPA) to make it more difficult for federal immigration enforcement agents to access nonpublic areas of employer worksites
United States
15 Aug 2018
California Can Revive The Immigrant Worker Protection Act By Challenging The Authority Of U.S. Citizenship And Immigration Services' "FDNS" Enforcement Officers
Seyfarth Synopsis: In passing AB 450, the Immigrant Worker Protection Act (IWPA), California lawmakers tried to make it more difficult for federal immigration enforcement agents from accessing...
United States
14 Aug 2018
Baby It's Cold Outside: ICE I-9 Audits Increase Over 100 Percent
On July 24, 2018, Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) issued a press release confirming that its Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) division had completed the second phase...
United States
3 Aug 2018
TPS Terminations And The Form I-9
The US Citizenship and Immigration Services rules concerning auto extensions of employment authorization and TPS can be confusing, and it is important employers know how to update Forms I-9 for TPS beneficiaries.
United States
3 Jul 2018
USCIS Policy Memo Significantly Changes Unlawful Presence Issues For F, J, And M Nonimmigrants
Nonimmigrants in F, J, and M visa status should ensure that they take no actions to violate their status, as they could inadvertently trigger unlawful presence and jeopardize future status in the United States.
United States
30 May 2018
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