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.
New document could be liability trap for unsuspecting employers.
Martha J. Schoonover
The recent raids of dozens of 7-Eleven stores by U.S. immigration agents and the corresponding arrest of 21 individuals for immigration-related violations were widely covered as the largest immigrant enforcement crackdown undertaken by the Trump administration to date.
Artem Zhavoronkov and Oleg Lovtsov
Introducing significant changes in the legal regulation of foreign investment in the Russian Federation.
Business immigration attorneys have a challenging task. Clients, typically large multinationals, have high expectations.
Amy Kirkland Myers
Studies show that on average immigrants are generally law-abiding—more so than native-born Americans.
The adoption by U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services of Matter of V-S-G- Inc., Adopted Decision 2017-06 (AAO Nov. 11, 2017), finally positions foreign workers with pending Form I-485 applications and green card applicants to realize the full potential of the law.
Davorin J. Odrcic
I watched Donald Trump’s speech announcing his candidacy while waiting for a client’s interview at the Milwaukee office of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.
Martin B. Margulies
A burning issue.
The Trump administration’s Muslim travel ban and its end of DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) attracted widespread comment and protest.
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.
Maria I. Casablanca
Immigration worksite enforcement has become a balancing act between verifying eligibility to work and avoiding discrimination; thus it has merged two fields of law: labor and employment law with immigration and nationality law.
Andrew B. Greenfield
Upon termination, these professionals had no time to finalize their affairs, were unable to remain in the country lawfully in order to seek alternate employment or a new visa status, and immediately became deportable from the United States.
Douglas J. Halpert
Both the “mirror test” and the USCIS regulatory standard impose exacting standards subject to interpretation.
Angelique M. Montano
This is affecting U.S. companies’ ability to hire the best qualified employees to promote their services and products.
Christian S. Allen
For more reasons than are probably appropriate to include here today, 2017 will be forever be burned into the memories of everybody in the U.S. immigration industry, and all HR and legal professionals who were involved in hiring and/or employing foreign workers in the U.S. No matter your political persuasion, 2017 turned out to not be anything like we all expected at the beginning of the year, fol
Rosanna M. Fox
Executive directive and current immigration processing changes.
Elizabeth A. Coonan
The result of an ongoing effort between USCIS, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, and U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement to enhance document security and deter counterfeiting and fraud.
Linda A. Klein
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.
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).
Kathleen M. Peregoy
This guide is intended to serve as a resource for management and human resources representatives when making decisions and advising employees/management on travel and immigration-related concerns.
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.
Matthew T. Phillips
A look back at 2017 and what to expect in 2018.
The way the existing laws and regulations are being applied is clearly changing under the Buy American, Hire American Executive Order.
Andrew B. Greenfield
For many U.S. employers, the new year means the beginning of H-1B cap season.
Jennifer M. Kinsley
A threat to our democracy.
How to improve the H1-B lottery and protect wages now.