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.
Matthew T. Phillips
A look back at 2017 and what to expect in 2018.
The Trump administration’s Muslim travel ban and its end of DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) attracted widespread comment and protest.
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.
Karen Gabriel Moss
USCIS is considering the reinterpretation of “may grant” language contained in the statute deeming it discretionary rather than mandatory.
Michael P. Nowlan
The president cannot unilaterally change immigration laws and regulations currently in place.
Christopher L. Thomas
Worksite enforcement is likely to take center stage in 2018.
Are bricks being stacked up against employment-based immigration?
Rosanna M. Fox
Executive directive and current immigration processing changes.
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.
Neil S. Dornbaum
This guide is intended to serve as a resource for management on travel and immigration-related concerns.
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.
The way the existing laws and regulations are being applied is clearly changing under the Buy American, Hire American Executive Order.
Angelique M. Montano
This is affecting U.S. companies’ ability to hire the best qualified employees to promote their services and products.
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.
Joel H. Paget
His war also is already impacting businesses that need foreign skilled workers.
Diana Vellos Coker
The H-1B category has undergone significant changes recently, and more are anticipated in 2018.
Bradley L. Ortman
Last month, the DHS implemented a new rule to systematize its efforts to monitor social media use of intending immigrants and travelers to the United States.
What’s likely to happen within immigration 2018 under the Trump presidency?
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.
Suzanne K. Sukkar
The assessments of President Donald J. Trump’s first year in office have had a recurring stormy theme.
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.
John L. Pinnix
For immigration attorneys, this New Year needs more than routine reflection and the usual strategic planning.
Fausta M. Albi
New laws that impact California employers.
Cyrus D. Mehta & Partners
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.
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.