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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
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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.
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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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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
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.
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U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services data for the first three quarters of fiscal year 2019 continue to show high rates of requests for evidence and denials in several key employer-sponsored nonimmigrant categories.
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You may have seen articles discussing next month's "Visa Bulletin" and what it means for employment-based visa preference categories.
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They will be required to submit a declaration of self-sufficiency with their application, along with supporting documentation.
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USCIS announced today that it has finished returning H-1B petitions that were not selected in the FY 2020 cap lottery.
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The ruling could be overturned on appeal, but this might be a lengthy process.
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United States: Employers should continue using the current version of Form I-9 (07/17/17 edition) to verify work authorization until further notice, despite the form's August 31, 2019 expiration date
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Stringent new EB-5 regulations, which will increase EB-5 investment thresholds and limit the types of development projects that qualify for the program, will take effect November 21, 2019.
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The Department of Homeland Security announced it will extend Temporary Protected Status for Syria by 18 months, through March 31, 2021.
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United States: EB-3 immigrant visa categories are immediately unavailable and will remain so through September 30, according to a State Department announcement
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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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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.
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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.
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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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