Thought leaders from around the world contribute their perspectives on landmark cases, new legislation, and legal perspectives on new technologies, business practices, and civil procedure.
A roundup of hirings, awards, and industry news relevant to our listed lawyers.
Karen Gabriel Moss
USCIS is considering the reinterpretation of “may grant” language contained in the statute deeming it discretionary rather than mandatory.
Marlene Z. Stanger
Last year saw an unprecedented rise in the number of requests for evidence issued by the USCIS for H-1B cases that were filed as part of the annual “Cap Case” lottery.
What’s likely to happen within immigration 2018 under the Trump presidency?
Angelique M. Montano
This is affecting U.S. companies’ ability to hire the best qualified employees to promote their services and products.
Rosanna M. Fox
Executive directive and current immigration processing changes.
Employers should be prepared to pivot.
Douglas J. Halpert
Both the “mirror test” and the USCIS regulatory standard impose exacting standards subject to interpretation.
Michael J. Wildes
The H-1B visa program allows U.S. companies to temporarily employ foreign workers in specialty occupations, including jobs in technology, engineering, science, architecture, accounting, and business.
Diana Vellos Coker
The H-1B category has undergone significant changes recently, and more are anticipated in 2018.
Meredith W. Barnette
Alternatives and options if the change in H-1B visas applies to you or your business.
Felicia L. Gittleman
As a law firm specializing in business immigration since 1984, our firm has seen many changes to the H-1B visa program over the years.
Kathleen Campbell Walker
Stove-piped legal representation is not advisable (e.g., only focusing on one agency segment or one portion of a filing process).
This virtual wall has not just adversely impacted undocumented immigrants; it has adversely impacted those seeking legal immigrant and nonimmigrant status and those wishing to extend nonimmigrant status.
Robert D. Boyd and K. Jeanette Holmes
From one smartphone, an image can be made available to millions of people in an instant.
Kathleen Saenz Poppenger
Until recently, most people were unfamiliar with the H-1B visa, except for those seeking to take advantage of this temporary worker category.
Are bricks being stacked up against employment-based immigration?
Brad J. Hendrick
Last year, USCIS received approximately 199,000 applications for the 85,000 H-1B visas allocated each year.
The Trump administration’s Muslim travel ban and its end of DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) attracted widespread comment and protest.
Michelle V. Rafter
Plunging prices have decimated energy industry profits and jobs, but have given consumers more power at the pump.
Q&A with Andrés Rodríguez & Juan Carlos de la Vega of 2018 Mexican Labor and Employment “Law Firm of the Year” Santamarina y Steta
A Q&A with 2018 Mexican Labor and Employment “Law Firm of the Year” Santamarina y Steta
Mariano Roca López
With a new government in Spain, big changes are coming to taxpayers.
Alexander Minin discusses his tax practice at the 2019 "Law Firm of the Year" winning firm.
How long do patent applications take? Consider what you're filing for, and the strength of your proposal.
Put your most relevant information first. Make it sound like you.
Recent news from Best Lawyers listed lawyers and firms. New hires at Akerman and King & Spalding, and a win for Greenberg Traurig.
Mike Androvett & Mark Annick
Planning your strategy in advance, and having a team ready to handle a disaster, can help you tackle a problem before it starts.
Susan A. Hansen
Kitchen-table contracts and divorce litigation can both hurt families. Mediation offers a middle ground.