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Fakhoury Global Immigration
Due to the COVID-19 epidemic, the Office of Foreign Labor Certification (OFLC) has alerted employers that through June 30, 2020...
Fakhoury Global Immigration
U.S. immigration has been negatively impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, resulting in the temporary suspension of visa processing at U.S. consulates abroad, suspension of in-person services at U.S...
lus Laboris
A Presidential Proclamation has implemented a freeze on green card visa processing in the US. This article examines its implications for employers.
Masuda, Funai, Eifert & Mitchell, Ltd.
On April 22, 2020, President Trump ("Trump") issued an Executive Order ("EO") which, under the guise of a national emergency due to the COVID-19 pandemic
Dickinson Wright PLLC
Employers confronting business interruptions and shut-downs in the wake of the first COVID-19 wave face challenging workforce decisions about whether they need to lay-off or terminate workers.
Ford & Harrison LLP
This updates our Legal Alert of April 22, 2020, discussing President Trump's tweet that he will "… temporarily suspend immigration into the United States!" While the tweet lacked details, ...
Shipman & Goodwin LLP
At 11:59 p.m. (EDT) on April 23, the Presidential Proclamation entitled "Suspending Entry of Immigrants Who Present Risk to the U.S. Labor Market During Economic Recovery Following the COVID-19...
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Much like patient vintners, federal immigration agencies often take time to offer up a grand cru. One such agency, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), the Homeland Security component...
Holland & Knight
The COVID-19 crisis has led to many changes to employee-related immigration processes and procedures, and it is critical for employers to protect themselves as they make decisions surrounding continuing business operations.
Foley Hoag LLP
On Wednesday, April 22, President Donald Trump signed a Proclamation suspending the issuance of new immigrant visas in an effort to limit job competition as the U.S. economy reels from the...
Duane Morris LLP
On April 22, 2020, President Trump signed a proclamation that temporarily suspends entry to the United States of certain immigrants for an initial period of 60 days
Envoy Global, Inc.
University leaders and CEOs from America's most well-known companies are appealing to political leaders for immigration reform.
Duane Morris LLP
The immigration regulations allow employees of large, multinational corporations that have an approved L-1 blanket petition, to apply directly at U.S. Consulates abroad for L-1 intra-company transfer visas to the U.S.
Envoy Global, Inc.
Employers are increasingly using green card sponsorship to attract and retain high-skilled foreign talent at their organizations. Depending on the employment-based permanent residency strategy...
Duane Morris LLP
President Trump announced at an April 21 press conference that he would sign an executive order temporarily suspending certain individuals seeking permanent resident (green card) status...
Moodys Gartner Tax Law LLP
Created by Congress in 1990, the EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program was intended to stimulate the US economy through job creation and capital investment by foreign investors.
Ford & Harrison LLP
Executive Summary: In light of the enormous impact of the Coronavirus pandemic on U.S. employers, their workforces and the economy, the U.S. government
Holland & Knight
There have been many changes to immigration processes and procedures in the United States as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, and more are likely to come.
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) recently announced that it will consider granting a second 30-day period of Satisfactory Departure to Visa Waiver Program (VWP) travelers who...
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
As of this writing, immigration offices in Australia remain operational, though processing times and visa application procedures remain impacted by COVID-19 related restrictions.
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