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Squire Patton Boggs LLP
In a proposed rule published in today's Federal Register, the USCIS is resurrecting and modifying a previous proposal from 2011 to implement an electronic pre-registration system for H-1B cap petitions.
Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP
On Monday, Dec. 3, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) issued a proposed regulatory rule to establish an electronic registration program for petitions subject to the annual H-1B lottery.
Dentons
Following President Trump's "Buy American and Hire American" executive order issued back on April 18, 2017, a long-awaited new rule has been proposed by the Department of Homeland Security ...
Holland & Knight
H-1B visas are arguably the most common U.S. work visa applicable to all industries.
Pryor Cashman LLP
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has proposed a plan to require employers to pre-register for the H-1B cap selection system
Osha Liang LLP
The United States Supreme Court decision in TC Heartland, LLC v. Kraft Foods Group Brands, LLC, 137 S. Ct. 1514 (2017) (8-0 decision) (hereinafter "TC Heartland") upended 30 years of patent venue law
Dentons
The rules regarding qualifying employment abroad, required for an L-1 intracompany transfer visa, are clarified, if not changed, in a new US Citizenship and Immigration Services policy memorandum.
Dentons
As law firms and clients increasingly go global, attorneys are likewise finding that their practices are not constrained by borders. However, in today's environment, the act of crossing the border can by itself create some unexpected ethical issues.
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP
As mentioned in our December Visa Bulletin post, the employment-based first preference (EB-1) category remains backlogged for all countries.
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
On November 16, 2018, United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) Director L. Francis Cissna suggested that USCIS will discontinue its policy of denying certain pending I-131.
Bowditch & Dewey
On August 9, 2018, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services released a policy memorandum altering the longstanding treatment of "unlawful presence" for students holding F, J or M visas ("international students").
Fakhoury Law Group
When filing an H-1B petition with the USCIS, a certified Form ETA 9035 (Labor Condition Application) issued by the U.S. Department of Labor's Office of Foreign Labor Certification is required to be included with the submission.
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
A federal judge has blocked the Trump administration's recent immigration policy barring individuals from seeking asylum if they entered the United States anywhere other than at an official port of entry.
Carlton Fields
Effective Nov. 19, U.S. employers seeking to file H-1B, H-1B1 and E-3 petitions (extension, new or amendment) must use the new ETA 9035 form, the legally required Labor Condition Application (LCA).
Moodys Gartner Tax Law LLP
In this regard, please stay tuned for additional developments as they roll out prior to the April 1, 2019 filing day for H-1B cap-subject nonimmigrant petitions.
Mintz
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Department of Labor (DOL), and Department of State (DOS) released their fall 2018 Regulatory Agendas.
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP
The Visa Bulletin is released monthly by the Department of State and is used to determine when a sponsored foreign national can submit the final step of the green card process.
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
A three-judge panel for the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has upheld a nationwide preliminary injunction issued by a California district court, temporarily preventing the Trump administration
Morgan Lewis
With immediate effect, the Ministry of External Affairs of India has issued a requirement that Indian nationals with non–"Emigration Check Required"
Mayer Brown
On November 8, 2018, US Citizenship and Immigration Services ("USCIS") announced that it is continuing its
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Proskauer Rose LLP
The Diversity Visa (DV) Lottery Registration for 2019 opens Wednesday, October 3, 2018. Entries must be submitted electronically between noon on October 3, 2018, EDT, and noon on November 7, 2018, EST.
Moodys Gartner Tax Law LLP
In this regard, please stay tuned for additional developments as they roll out prior to the April 1, 2019 filing day for H-1B cap-subject nonimmigrant petitions.
Fisher Phillips LLP
Opening a new restaurant can mean opening the door for potential labor and employment legal risks.
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will accept new H-1B petitions subject to the annual quota for fiscal year 2020 (FY 2020) starting April 1, 2019.
Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP
The Department of State has announced the opening of the registration period for the 2020 Diversity Visa (DV) lottery.
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP
As mentioned in our December Visa Bulletin post, the employment-based first preference (EB-1) category remains backlogged for all countries.
Immigration.ca
November 9, 2018 - Quebec has introduced new rules for its popular business immigration programs. Read about the new Entrepreneur and Self-employed programs.
Bowditch & Dewey
On August 9, 2018, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services released a policy memorandum altering the longstanding treatment of "unlawful presence" for students holding F, J or M visas ("international students").
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP
The Visa Bulletin is released monthly by the Department of State and is used to determine when a sponsored foreign national can submit the final step of the green card process.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Seyfarth Synopsis: Employers need to identify as soon as possible any current employees and employment candidates who may require H-1B work permit sponsorship before October 1, 2020 ...
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