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How US Federal Cannabis Legalization Would Affect US Immigration Laws
During the 115th United States Congress, several Bills were introduced to legalize marijuana at the federal level. The Bills that received the most attention were: (
United States
16 Aug 2019
Final Rule Amending Regulations Governing EB5 Program Increases Minimum Investment Amounts, Gives USCIS Sole Authority To Designate Targeted Employment Areas
USCIS has issued new regulations that makes changes to important provisions of the employment-based fifth preference (EB5) immigrant investor visa program.
United States
15 Aug 2019
Legal Issues For UK Construction Businesses
Our latest round-up of Dentons' recent articles on topics that affect UK construction businesses.For further information on the topics below, please contact one of the team listed under "Key Contacts"
29 Jul 2019
New Zealand Citizens May Now Pursue E1/E2 Visas
Citizens of New Zealand and the United States making a business investment in the other country or engaging in trade between the two countries are now eligible for new immigration benefits.
24 Jul 2019
An Overview Of Canada's Start-Up Business Class
Many foreign nationals are now aware that the United States' immigration policies are more restrictive than they have been in the past.
18 Jul 2019
Cannabis In The United States And Its Implications In Naturalization Applications
In April 2019, the media reported that the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) had denied the naturalization applications of at least two lawful permanent residents who had worked for state-licensed cannabis businesses in the State of Colorado.
31 May 2019
Immigration Consequences Of Canadian Criminal Offences
There are numerous grounds of inadmissibility contained in the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act 1 (IRPA). However, this article will focus on the grounds of criminal inadmissibility described in A36.
23 May 2019
New Regulations Set Out Work And Residence Permit Procedure For UK Nationals Living In Spain Post-Brexit
New regulations have been enacted in Spain setting out what UK citizens working or living in Spain after Brexit will be required to do to maintain their right to live and work there.
26 Apr 2019
Alerts On Employment Issues In Spain
Spain has enacted several regulations with regard to the legal situation and the procedures to follow for UK citizens who will be working or living in Spain after Brexit.
26 Apr 2019
Post-Brexit Immigration From The EU: Home Office Accelerates No Deal Planning
With negotiations continuing and still no firm timeline for when the UK will leave the EU, the Home Office is accelerating plans for a no deal Brexit.
5 Feb 2019
Shortage Occupation List 2019: Regional Roundtable Meetings To Be Announced
In November 2018, the Migration Advisory Committee (MAC) issued a ‘call for evidence',
29 Jan 2019
EU Settlement Scheme – Latest Developments
The EU Settlement Scheme is currently accepting applications via a public test phase, available to EU nationals as well as non-EU national family members of EU nationals.
European Union
28 Jan 2019
Right To Work Checks- A Modernised Approached
The government has announced changes to modernise the "right to work" checks needed to avoid employing illegal workers in the UK. The
9 Jan 2019
EU Settlement Scheme: Possible Tax Burden Where Employers Pay Application Fee On Behalf Of Employees
As you are probably already aware, EU nationals who want to remain in the UK post Brexit will need to apply for residence documentation under the EU Settlement Scheme.
8 Jan 2019
Proposed End Of H-4 Employment Authorization Likely To Affect Over 100,000 Families
Time appears to be almost up for more than 100,000 foreign citizens working in the United States under an Obama-era special authorization for spouses of foreign workers here on the H-1B visa.
United States
27 Dec 2018
UK Immigration: Review Of Skills Shortages
The Migration Advisory Committee (MAC) announced last month that it would be conducting a review of the Shortage Occupation List (SOL).
12 Dec 2018
DHS New Rule On H-1B Lottery Process: Who's The Winner?
Following President Trump's "Buy American and Hire American" executive order issued back on April 18, 2017, a long-awaited new rule has been proposed by the Department of Homeland Security ...
United States
7 Dec 2018
How To Count To 12: USCIS Clarifies L1A Visa Requirements
The rules regarding qualifying employment abroad, required for an L-1 intracompany transfer visa, are clarified, if not changed, in a new US Citizenship and Immigration Services policy memorandum.
United States
5 Dec 2018
Tips For Traveling Abroad With Confidential Information
As law firms and clients increasingly go global, attorneys are likewise finding that their practices are not constrained by borders. However, in today's environment, the act of crossing the border can by itself create some unexpected ethical issues.
United States
5 Dec 2018
Phase 2 Of The EU Settlement Scheme Trial Set To Commence Soon
With the UK leaving the EU on 29 March 2019, the EU Settlement Scheme provides the basis for resident EU citizens and their family members to obtain the immigration status they will need to remain in the UK.
14 Nov 2018
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