Mondaq USA: Immigration
Clyde & Co
President Barack Obama's announcement on 20 November 2014, regarding executive action that he plans to take on immigration reform, has put into motion a number of changes to US immigration law in 2015...
Morgan Lewis
The US Department of State has released its April 2015 Visa Bulletin. The Visa Bulletin sets out per-country priority date cutoffs that regulate the flow of adjustment of status and consular immigrant visa applications.
Fox Rothschild LLP
There are many things that must be done before an H-1B petition is ready to be filed.
Fox Rothschild LLP
There was a time, FY 2006, when 92% of all L-1B Specialized Knowledge visa petitions were approved.
Fox Rothschild LLP
Robert Whitehill was quoted in the Corporate Counsel article "Swapping Out Fake I-9s for the Real Deal."
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
United States Citizenship and Immigration Services will begin accepting cap-subject H-1B petitions on April 1, 2015, for start dates of October 1, 2015 or later.
Fox Rothschild LLP
As many are aware, the filing period for H-1B petitions subject to the fiscal year 2016 numerical cap begins in about two weeks, on April 1, 2015.
Fox Rothschild LLP
The US Citizenship and Immigration Service (USCIS) has just issued a press release containing useful information for companies looking to hire a talented foreign professional worker who requires H-1B sponsorship.
Fox Rothschild LLP
You’ve likely been flooded with information regarding H-1B season from multiple sources. Yesterday, USCIS issued its own information regarding Fiscal Year 2016 (FY 2016) H-1B petitions.
Fox Rothschild LLP
This happens with some frequency and as Deferred Action becomes more prevalent, it will likely occur even more.
Fox Rothschild LLP
The Department of Homeland Security ("DHS") is the parent agency of several sub-agencies...
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
In its most recent foray into utilizing technology at the border, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) expanded Mobile Passport Control ("MPC") to Miami International Airport.
Ford & Harrison LLP
The Final Rule should be welcome news for both U.S. businesses employing H-1B visa holders as well as H-1B visa holders who are pursuing U.S permanent residence.
Waller Lansden Dortch & Davis
Under the new rule, eligible H-4 spouses will be able to file applications for employment authorization on or after May 26, 2015.
Ford & Harrison LLP
The California Department of Motor Vehicles began accepting applications for the new A.B. 60 driver's license, named after the California legislative enactment that amended the state Vehicle Code to permit undocumented aliens to qualify for licensure by amending the standard eligibility requirements.
Duane Morris LLP
This Alert highlights recent developments in global immigration and employment law in Canada, Egypt, Germany, Hong Kong, India, Israel, Malaysia, Romania, Singapore, Turkey, United Kingdom and Vietnam.
Withers LLP
The number of persons renouncing U.S. citizenship has seen a dramatic increase over the past few years.
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
The House was initially not expected to pass this version of the bill, and despite today’s vote, will likely mount a different challenge to these executive orders.
Foley & Lardner
Employers who seek to reduce disincentives that currently encourage H-1B non-immigrant employees to abandon adjustment to lawful permanent residence status will benefit from a new employment authorization rule announced on February 24, 2015, by U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS).
Proskauer Rose LLP
On January 19, 2015, my wife and me, Global Entry participants completed our NEXUS interviews at the Pearson Airport in Ontario, Canada, and were accepted into the program.
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Fox Rothschild LLP
You’ve likely been flooded with information regarding H-1B season from multiple sources. Yesterday, USCIS issued its own information regarding Fiscal Year 2016 (FY 2016) H-1B petitions.
Morgan Lewis
The rule creates employment eligibility for H-4 spouses where the H-1B principal is subject to I-140 backlogs or is AC-21 eligible.
Littler Mendelson
There is an annual limit of 65,000 visas available for H-1B petitions, with an additional 20,000 reserved for individuals who have earned a U.S. master’s degree or higher.
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
This alert is a reminder of the rapidly approaching April 1, 2015 deadline for the filing of H-1B visa petitions for Fiscal Year 2016.
Morgan Lewis
Cutoff dates in the EB-2 India category advance by sixteen months, cutoff dates in EB-3 for the Rest of the World advance by five months, cutoff dates for China advance by five and a half months, and EB-3 China is still ahead of EB-2 China.
Fox Rothschild LLP
As many are aware, the filing period for H-1B petitions subject to the fiscal year 2016 numerical cap begins in about two weeks, on April 1, 2015.
Fox Rothschild LLP
H-1B cap season is upon us, but will the H-1B cap be increased? You may have heard of the "I-Squared Act of 2015" (aka the "Immigration Innovation Act of 2015" or S. 153), introduced in the Senate in mid-January.
Proskauer Rose LLP
President Obama's immigration address to the nation on November 20, 2014 focused on the undocumented immigrants in the United States.
Fox Rothschild LLP
There was a time, FY 2006, when 92% of all L-1B Specialized Knowledge visa petitions were approved.
Fox Rothschild LLP
The new federal fiscal year begins on October 1, bringing an infusion of visa numbers.
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