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.
Under the general rule, a foreign national planning to work in Russia shall have a work permit and work visa. The work permit and work visa for the HQS is usually granted for the term of 3 (three) years.
Matthew T. Phillips
A look back at 2017 and what to expect in 2018.
As naturalization fees increase, a local nonprofit provides relief for immigrants
Meredith W. Barnette
Alternatives and options if the change in H-1B visas applies to you or your business.
Suzanne K. Sukkar
The assessments of President Donald J. Trump’s first year in office have had a recurring stormy theme.
Neil S. Dornbaum
This guide is intended to serve as a resource for management on travel and immigration-related concerns.
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
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.
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.
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.
John L. Pinnix
For immigration attorneys, this New Year needs more than routine reflection and the usual strategic planning.
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.
Christopher L. Thomas
Worksite enforcement is likely to take center stage in 2018.
Are bricks being stacked up against employment-based immigration?
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.
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.
Aaron C. Hall
The White House insists that any new law giving Dreamers a permanent place in the United States also stop what it refers to as the chain migration problem.
Fausta M. Albi
New laws that impact California employers.
Rosanna M. Fox
Executive directive and current immigration processing changes.
Garry L. Davis, Jr.
The justification is that it was an overreach of executive authority by President Obama and an illegal amnesty.
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.
Five things executives and HR should do.
Karen Gabriel Moss
USCIS is considering the reinterpretation of “may grant” language contained in the statute deeming it discretionary rather than mandatory.
The Trump administration’s Muslim travel ban and its end of DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) attracted widespread comment and protest.
Joel H. Paget
His war also is already impacting businesses that need foreign skilled workers.
Brad J. Hendrick
Last year, USCIS received approximately 199,000 applications for the 85,000 H-1B visas allocated each year.
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).