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Proskauer Rose LLP
The Diversity Visa (DV) Lottery Registration for 2018 opens Tuesday, October 4, 2016. Entries must be submitted electronically at:
Fox Rothschild LLP
The State Department will accept diversity visa applications for FY 2018 beginning on Tuesday, October 4, until Monday, November 7.
Fox Rothschild LLP
Rogelio "Roy" J. Carrasquillo was featured in The Real Deal article, "City Officials Eye EB-5 Investors for Miami Marine Stadium."
Investment Immigration
The U.S. EB-5 program could see investment thresholds rise after new legislation was introduced in the House of Representatives.
Morgan Lewis
Employment-based China and India First Preference and Worldwide Second Preference cutoff dates become "current" once again.
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
On August 31, 2016 the DHS proposed an "International Entrepreneur" (I.E.) rule that would allow qualifying foreign investors to develop and grow their start-up companies in the United States.
Dentons
Effective October 1, 2016, green cards will become more readily available for most people immigrating to the United States on employment-based (EB) immigrant visa categories.
Carlton Fields
Current visa options limit the ability of foreign national entrepreneurs to start and grow companies in the United States.
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
Practice Chair, Susan Cohen was quoted in the Law360 article, Rule for Foreign Startup Founders Seen as Helpful Stopgap in which she explains the nuances of the UCIS's proposed entrepreneur rule.
Fakhoury Law Group
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced on April 7, 2016, that it has received enough H-1B petitions to reach the statutory cap of 65,000 visas for fiscal year (FY) 2017.
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
Either option may be a burden monetarily and logistically.
Fakhoury Law Group
Fakhoury Law Group, an "AV" rated law firm specializing exclusively in business immigration, has been named as a 2016 Best Immigration Law Firm by U.S. News – Best Lawyers.
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
The extension of the reauthorization for the EB-5 Investor Visa Program may lapse on September 30, 2016. Whether lawmakers will invest time in EB-5 this coming month is an open question.
Fox Rothschild LLP
Marcel L. Groen was featured in the Politico article, "GOP Insiders: Moderating on Immigration Helps Trump."
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Canada launched a new Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA) that must be obtained by visa-exempt nationals entering Canada by air on or after September 29, 2016.
Morgan Lewis
USCIS published an advance copy of a proposed rule that would extend discretionary parole to certain international entrepreneurs to allow them to establish new businesses in the United States.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
USCIS proposes a regulation to grant special "parole" entry to certain foreign entrepreneurs backed by venture capitalists and angel investors.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
When the time comes for adult children to explore senior living options for their aging parents who may be living abroad, dealing with the immigration system may seem daunting.
Dentons
In addition to the many legal solutions already in place to make visas and other immigration opportunities available to qualified entrepreneurs...
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
Check out what's new in the EB-5 world, where a team of securities lawyers are at work offering to help lawmakers understand complex legal provisions of proposed EB-5 integrity legislation.
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Late this spring, two lawsuits were filed against USCIS seeking information about and challenging the administration of the H-1B visa lottery process.
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
On October 1, 2015, the US Department of State will begin accepting requests to register for the 2017 Diversity Immigrant Visa Program (DV-2017), also known as the Green Card Lottery.
Smith Gambrell & Russell LLP
Processing of H-1B extensions with the United States Citizenship and Immigration Service (USCIS) continue to be extraordinary slow, at both the Vermont and California Service Centers.
Fox Rothschild LLP
In our continuing series of reports, Charles ("Charlie") Oppenheim, Chief of the Visa Control and Reporting Division, U.S. Department of State, shares his most recent analysis of current trends and future projections for the various immigrant preference categories with AILA (the American Immigration Lawyers' Association).
Fox Rothschild LLP
Below are highlights from the most recent "check-in with Charlie" (May 9, 2016), reflecting his analysis of current trends and future projections for the various immigrant preference categories.
Fox Rothschild LLP
In our continuing series of reports, Charles ("Charlie") Oppenheim, Chief of the Visa Control and Reporting Division, U.S. Department of State, shares his most recent analysis of current trends and future projections for the various immigrant preference categories with AILA
Dentons
Effective October 1, 2016, green cards will become more readily available for most people immigrating to the United States on employment-based (EB) immigrant visa categories.
Investment Immigration
Investment based residence programs in Canada through the QIIP and EB-5 in the United States are among the world's most popular. Read how the two programs differ substantially in qualifications and out-of-pocket cost.
Dentons
In addition to the many legal solutions already in place to make visas and other immigration opportunities available to qualified entrepreneurs...
Fox Rothschild LLP
Below are highlights from the most recent "check-in with Charlie" (March 10, 2016), reflecting his analysis of current trends and future projections for the various immigrant preference categories.
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