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June 18, 2018 - Alberta's Immigrant Nominee Program has lunched two new immigration streams.
Immigration.ca
June 18, 2018 - Increasing numbers of applicants are applying for admission to Canada under a Provincial Nomination Program (PNP) or through Quebec. We review their legal obligations to reside in a chosen province of intended destination.
Mayer Brown
On Tuesday, June 19, 2018, President Donald Trump told House Republicans to send him a compromise immigration bill to address border security and other key issues.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Seyfarth Shaw's new, leading Government Relations and Policy Group, which has already won the attention of national media outlets, is excited to offer regular updates to clients regarding the actions of Congress...
Morgan Lewis
Final Action dates for China and India EB-1 categories remain unchanged, while EB-2 India advances slightly.
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
As part of the continuing trade and intellectual property war with China, the U.S. Department of State has implemented a new policy to limit visa validity periods and impose additional security clearances before visa issuance to citizens of the People's Republic of China.
Withers LLP
There is no requirement, for example, for US citizens to vote in presidential or local elections, and there is no required military service.
Mayer Brown
A bipartisan group of US lawmakers has sought an unconventional route to address the status of undocumented individuals who came to the United States as children ("DREAMers"):
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
U.S. employers that hire and place foreign workers with H-1B visas at third-party worksites may be faced with additional burdens in the H-1B petition process. The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) ...
Proskauer Rose LLP
Approximately six weeks after USCIS started accepting H-1B Cap petitions for FY2019, USCIS announced on May 15, 2018 that all data entry had been completed.
Green and Spiegel LLP
The revised receipt notices will also apply to married couples removing conditions through Form I-751.
Fakhoury Law Group
On April 11, 2018, USCIS announced that it had used a computer-generated random process to select enough H-1B petitions to meet the congressionally mandated cap and the U.S. advanced degree exemption, ...
Fakhoury Law Group
On April 4, 2018, L. Francis Cissna, Director of USCIS, sent a letter to Sen. Charles Grassley (R-Iowa), Chairman of the Senate Committee on the Judiciary discussing the agency's review...
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has announced that nationals of Honduras who wish to extend their temporary protected status (TPS) through the January 5, 2020...
Dickinson Wright PLLC
The U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) issued its 2018 Special 301 Report in April, which identifies U.S. trading partners that do not sufficiently protect and enforce intellectual property (IP) ...
Green and Spiegel LLP
On June 8, author David Bier of the Cato Institute published a sobering analysis of the employment-based Green Card backlogs for India-born beneficiaries:
Fakhoury Law Group
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) recently reminded F-1 students on Optional Practical Training that transferring to another school or beginning study at another educational level ...
Fakhoury Law Group
On May 14, 2018, USCIS began recalling approximately 8,500 permanent resident cards ("green cards") due to a production error.
Fakhoury Law Group
Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen M. Nielsen announced on May 25, 2018, that an additional 15,000 H-2B temporary nonagricultural worker visas will be available for fiscal year 2018.
Fakhoury Law Group
USCIS announced on May 16, 2018, that it is revising guidance on immigrant investor (EB-5) cases involving tenant occupancy.
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Were you one of the lucky few to "win" one of the 85,000 H-1B visa numbers in this year's random selection process held by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) lottery?
Green and Spiegel LLP
USCIS Requests for Evidence (RFEs) for H-1B petitions have increased by more than 45% this year compared to the same timeframe in 2016, Reuters reports.
Foley Hoag LLP
International students studying in the U.S. (typically in F-1 nonimmigrant status) must comply with many federal regulations while studying and working in the U.S. Much of their information is coordinated ...
Mayer Brown
In light of recent news regarding data breaches affecting Facebook users, data-mining apps are not the only entities monitoring social media use these days.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Trivia: On May 10, 1877, U.S. President Rutherford B. Hayes had which common piece of technology first installed into the White House?
Morgan Lewis
Final Action dates for China and India EB-1 categories will retrogress, while EB-2 China and EB-3 India will advance.
Pryor Cashman LLP
USCIS begins the lottery by implementing the random selection process to the master's cap first.
Foley Hoag LLP
Today, April 6, 2018, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services ("USCIS") announced that it has received more H-1B cap ...
Mayer Brown
Last week, US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) took another step in the overall DHS effort to reduce the rate of overstays with a focus on the student and exchange visitor populations.
Green and Spiegel LLP
On June 8, author David Bier of the Cato Institute published a sobering analysis of the employment-based Green Card backlogs for India-born beneficiaries:
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