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Arnstein & Lehr LLP
We acknowledge that this is an evolving issue and that new developments may occur that require changes in these proposed standards and guidelines.
Arnstein & Lehr LLP
It is common knowledge the EB-5 investor program received extensions through September 30, 2017.
Arnstein & Lehr LLP
Many large agents are still on the sidelines waiting for new legislation to pass in order to have more certainty as to proceeding with the EB-5 Program.
Jackson Lewis P.C.
New guidance explaining the criteria for visa applicants was issued by the Department of State to U.S. embassies and consulates late on June 28, 2017, according to reports.
Arnstein & Lehr LLP
A very interesting letter from Senator Grassley to the Securities and Exchange Commission and U.S. Department of Homeland Security indicates he is tackling the Kushner EB-5 project marketing approach.
Arnstein & Lehr LLP
It seems as though the EB-5 Program is a moving target. First, we received notification in August of 2015 that loans could be repaid before I-829 final adjudication after the required jobs have been created ...
Arnstein & Lehr LLP
In the early afternoon of Friday, May 26th, IIUSA circulated its weekly report indicating the all-time high processing times, as stated below:
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
Effective immediately, United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will resume premium processing for select cap-exempt H-1B petitions.
Morgan Lewis
The US Department of State has released its August 2017 Visa Bulletin setting out per-country priority date cutoffs...
Green and Spiegel LLP
As of July 24, 2017, USCIS will resume accepting Premium Processing for several H-1B Cap-Exempt Petitions.
Proskauer Rose LLP
In addition, USCIS re-numbered all List C documents except the Social Security card.
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
The Supreme Court's decision on June 26 to take up the travel ban cases this fall, and in the meantime partially lift the injunction on the President's travel ban, has created renewed uncertainty...
Green and Spiegel LLP
Senior Associate Attorney and Manager of the Firm's U.S. Investors and Entrepreneurs Division, Matthew Galati (马修 加拉蒂) has been invited to provide his expertise in international migration...
Moodys Gartner Tax Law LLP
US citizens living in Australia, and around the world, are finding themselves facing the very difficult decision to keep or renounce their US citizenship.
Green and Spiegel LLP
Good news is on the way for seasonal and short-term employers in need of additional qualified workers, as USCIS and the Department of Labor jointly announced that ...
Green and Spiegel LLP
This week, USCIS issued a new Form I-9 (edition date: 7/17/2017) that all employers must begin using for new-hire verifications starting on or after Monday, September 18, 2017.
Green and Spiegel LLP
The USCIS Immigrant Investor Program Office (IPO) recently update the EB-5 Resources website with a comprehensive list of application materials for the EB-5 application process.
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
Effective upon publication by the Federal Register on Wednesday, July 19, 2017, the DHS has authorized the one-time issuance of an additional 15,000 H-2B visas for Temporary Nonagricultural Workers...
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
On July 17, 2017, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) published another revised version of Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification.
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
This issue continues to evolve, and we will continue to provide updates following breaking developments.
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On March 3, 2017, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) unexpectedly announced that it would temporarily suspend its premium processing service for all H-1B petitions received on...
Green and Spiegel LLP
By way of background, J-1 medical doctors must receive a waiver of the 2-year residence requirement prior to acquiring H-1B status, which can take several months.
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
On January 27, 2017, President Trump issued Executive Order 13769, entitled "Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry Into the United States," (EO1), which went into effect immediately.
Green and Spiegel LLP
We are continuing our analysis of what to expect for business immigration from the Trump Administration.
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced on April 17, 2017, that it had completed its annual H-1B lottery and had selected a sufficient number of H-1B petitions to meet the 65,000 petition bachelor's degree cap and the 20,000 petition U.S. master's degree cap.
Immigration.ca
The Quebec Minister of Immigration, Diversity and Inclusiveness (MIDI) announced a maximum number of 5000 Skilled Worker Program applications submitted on line ("Mon projet Quebec"), will be accepted for its intake period in 2017. The period of reception will be revealed at a later date.
Morgan Lewis
Beginning January 17, US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) requires the use of the new supplement to the adjustment of status application—Form I-485 Supplement J.
Andrews Kurth LLP
As detailed in our previous alert on this issue, on May 15, 2017, the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit heard oral arguments relating to the legality of Sections 2 and 6...
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
Last week, on June 15, 2017, a California Court of Appeal reaffirmed the principle that individuals performing work for the direct benefit of an employer are entitled to wage and hour protections...
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