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Fragomen
The annual immigrant visa quotas have been reached on all EB-3 categories for this fiscal year.
Fragomen
Fragomen Partner Leonor Echeverria discusses how Latin American governments have taken important steps to attract foreign investment and talent in the technology industry, amid the uncertainty surrounding H-1B visas ...
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
DHS has announced that it has finalized the previously proposed rule on what immigrants are considered a "public charge." The final rule was published in the Federal Register yesterday.
Mayer Brown
On August 12, 2019, US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), an agency of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), published an advance copy of the final rule
Dentons
USCIS has issued new regulations that makes changes to important provisions of the employment-based fifth preference (EB5) immigrant investor visa program.
MLT Aikins LLP
Applicants for certain diplomatic and official visa types are to be exempt from the stringent new measures.
Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP
Earlier this month the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Fairness for High-Skilled Immigrants Act (H.R. 1044), an act that would radically change the way employment-based
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
The Rule does not impose a moratorium on the filing of I-526 petitions prior to the effective date of the Rule.
Mayer Brown
The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia recently launched its first permanent residency program for certain expatriates, allowing them to reside in the country with their families without a Saudi sponsor.
Orrick
Alex Acosta's resignation from the Labor Secretary post signaled a quick blow to a key member of President Trump's cabinet. It is too early to determine how this change will affect the DOL
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
All countries, besides China and India, will retrogress by nearly two-and-a-half years to January 1, 2017.
Mayer Brown
US Immigration and Customs Enforcement has planned a series of nationwide raids this weekend to detain and remove thousands of undocumented immigrants, according to multiple national media reports.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
H.R. 1044 seeks to amend the existing system.
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
On July 10, 2019, the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 1044, the Fairness for High-Skilled Immigrants Act of 2019, by a vote of 365 to 65.
Fisher Phillips LLP
There is a common misconception that immigrant labor is cheaper than U.S. labor or that many employers are intentionally hiring undocumented workers.
Mayer Brown
Given the opposition of the former Judiciary Committee chair, Senator Charles Grassley (R-IA), who had blocked a similar bill in 2011, the Fairness for High-Skilled Immigrants Act of 2019
Proskauer Rose LLP
Any foreign national making plans to travel abroad this summer should make sure to prepare in advance, from a U.S. immigration perspective
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
Electronic sports, known in the industry as "esports," has seen remarkable growth in the last decade. The term "esports" refers to the growing world of competitive, organized video gaming
Fragomen
All countries except for China and India will advance by more than one year, to October 1, 2017.
Mayer Brown
Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) recently provided guidance to its field officers on eligibility criteria for Intra-Company Transfer (ICT) work permits.
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Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP
Earlier this month the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Fairness for High-Skilled Immigrants Act (H.R. 1044), an act that would radically change the way employment-based
Mayer Brown
Given the opposition of the former Judiciary Committee chair, Senator Charles Grassley (R-IA), who had blocked a similar bill in 2011, the Fairness for High-Skilled Immigrants Act of 2019
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
On July 10, 2019, the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 1044, the Fairness for High-Skilled Immigrants Act of 2019, by a vote of 365 to 65.
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.
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
All countries, besides China and India, will retrogress by nearly two-and-a-half years to January 1, 2017.
Mayer Brown
The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia recently launched its first permanent residency program for certain expatriates, allowing them to reside in the country with their families without a Saudi sponsor.
Proskauer Rose LLP
Any foreign national making plans to travel abroad this summer should make sure to prepare in advance, from a U.S. immigration perspective
Mayer Brown
US Immigration and Customs Enforcement has planned a series of nationwide raids this weekend to detain and remove thousands of undocumented immigrants, according to multiple national media reports.
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
The reasons are listed from most common to least common.
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