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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
Business immigration attorneys have a challenging task. Clients, typically large multinationals, have high expectations.
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.
Suzanne K. Sukkar
The assessments of President Donald J. Trump’s first year in office have had a recurring stormy theme.
Rosanna M. Fox
Executive directive and current immigration processing changes.
Andrew B. Greenfield
For many U.S. employers, the new year means the beginning of H-1B cap season.
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.
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.
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.
Douglas J. Halpert
Both the “mirror test” and the USCIS regulatory standard impose exacting standards subject to interpretation.
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.
Michael P. Nowlan
The president cannot unilaterally change immigration laws and regulations currently in place.
What’s likely to happen within immigration 2018 under the Trump presidency?
Linda A. Klein
How to improve the H1-B lottery and protect wages now.
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).
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.
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.
Employers should be prepared to pivot.
Meredith W. Barnette
Alternatives and options if the change in H-1B visas applies to you or your business.