Mondaq USA: Immigration
Fox Rothschild LLP
The Executive Action announced by President Obama on November 20, 2014 has stirred a great deal of excitement in the immigration space: some positive, some negative.
Fox Rothschild LLP
Just in time for year-end travel, US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has launched a "Border Wait Time" app[http://www.cbp.gov/newsroom/national-media-release/2014-12-16-000000/cbp-launches-border-wait-time-app] for use at land ports of entry.
Fox Rothschild LLP
Although startups can offer unique opportunities for potential employees, emerging companies often face great competition in the hiring process.
Fox Rothschild LLP
Robert Whitehill’s blog post, "President’s Executive Action Only Goes ‘So Far’ to Fix Immigration," was mentioned as one of the top 10 postings for December 12, 2014.
Fox Rothschild LLP
This post is more about the "business" than the "intellectual property," but I thought that IP Spotlight readers would be interested in a recent blog post by my partner Catherine Wadhwani, who reminds tech companies and other employers that hire talented foreign professional who may need H-1B sponsorship about an upcoming deadline for filing H-1B petitions.
Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP
The executive actions on immigration that President Obama announced in late November include a hodgepodge of new policies and directives that will impact millions of foreign nationals.
Fox Rothschild LLP
President Barack Obama’s executive actions on immigration have sparked a firestorm from detractors and jubilation from supporters.
Fox Rothschild LLP
On October 28, 2014, the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) issued new policy guidance to expand the Definition of "Mother" and "Parent" to include gestational mother using assisted reproductive technology (ART).
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
The US Senate passed the "Cromnibus" government funding bill, providing funding for most government agencies through September 2015.
Fox Rothschild LLP
All U.S. employers, including professional employer organizations (PEOs), have responsibilities under U.S. immigration laws.
Fox Rothschild LLP
President Obama’s recent executive actions relating to immigration have sparked a firestorm from detractors and jubilation from supporters.
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
USCIS won’t approve an employment-based visa petition before checking the company information against the Dun and Bradstreet database.
Proskauer Rose LLP
On January 1, 2015, the United States Citizenship and Immigration Service (USCIS) will begin disposing of E-Verify records that are over 10 years old in accordance with the National Archives Records Administration records retention and disposal schedule.
Waller Lansden Dortch & Davis
Article from Waller Law.
Blank Rome LLP
Chinese and U.S. citizen business travelers, as well as trainees and students, should consider applying for the now available longer validity period visa.
Fox Rothschild LLP
With no relief in sight for an increase in the limited number of H-1B spots that will be available in Fiscal Year 2016 nor likely implementation of other possible measures to improve the immigration system by April 1, 2015, are you ready for H-1B Cap Season?
Fox Rothschild LLP
On October 30, 2014 the BIA (Board of Immigration Appeals) issued a decision determining that a Form I-9 is admissible as evidence in immigration court proceedings to support charges of removability against a noncitizen and to determine his or her eligibility for relief of removal
Shearman & Sterling LLP
The Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that Motorola cannot recover overcharges to its non-U.S. subsidiaries that purchased price-fixed LCD panels abroad, even though finished cellphones incorporating those panels were ultimately sold in the United States.
McDermott Will & Emery
On November 20 and 21, 2014, President Obama announced his plan for executive action on the United States’ immigration problems, known as the immigration accountability executive actions.
Proskauer Rose LLP
It didn’t take long. Fourteen states and four governors, led by Texas, filed a complaint in the Federal Court in Brownsville, Texas seeking to nullify the President’s Executive Order relating to immigration.
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Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
On October 1, 2013, the U.S. Department of State will begin accepting requests to register for the 2015 Diversity Immigrant Visa Program (DV-2015), also known as the Green Card Lottery.
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
If you’re anxiously awaiting news regarding work authorization for certain H-4 nonimmigrants, here’s the latest: ..
Fox Rothschild LLP
The new federal fiscal year begins on October 1, bringing an infusion of visa numbers.
Day Pitney LLP
Employers of foreign nationals should note that registration for the Fiscal Year 2015 Diversity Visa ("DV") Lottery opened yesterday, October 1, 2013, at noon (EDT) and will remain open until noon (EDT) on Saturday, November 2, 2013.
Fox Rothschild LLP
On May 12, 2014, the US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) issued a Proposed Rule that would amend provisions of the US Citizenship and Immigration Service’s (USCIS’s) Regulations regarding work authorization for certain H-4 nonimmigrants.
Morgan Lewis
The U.S. Department of State (DOS) has released its November 2014 Visa Bulletin. The Visa Bulletin sets out per-country priority date cutoffs that regulate the flow of adjustment of status (AOS) and consular immigrant visa applications.
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
On May 12, 2014, US Citizenship and Immigration Services published two notices of proposed rulemaking in the Federal Register.
Fox Rothschild LLP
On November 20, 2014, President Obama announced his long-awaited executive action on immigration reform during a 15-minute primetime speech.
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
On October 1, 2014, the U.S. Department of State will begin accepting requests to register for the 2016 Diversity Immigrant Visa Program.
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