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E-2 Treaty Investor Visas Available To Israeli Nationals As Of May 1, 2019
The U.S. Embassy in Israel has finally made the long-awaited announcement that the required treaty agreement has been signed pursuant to which nationals of Israel will be able to apply
United States
3 May 2019
Government Shutdown Creates Issues Of Concern For H-1B Employees Of Government Contractors
As the government shutdown potentially moves into a second month, many government contractors who are not receiving payment ...
United States
23 Jan 2019
Important Immigration Proposals By The Trump Administration Impacting Transportation And Infrastructure Companies
H-1B visas are arguably the most common U.S. work visa applicable to all industries.
United States
6 Dec 2018
H-1B Visa Filing Deadline: April 1, 2018
New H-1B visa petitions for Fiscal Year (FY) 2019, which begins Oct. 1, 2018, will be accepted for filing starting on April 1, 2018, which means employers should have their H-1B visa petitions ready to be sent to USCIS...
United States
14 Feb 2018
How New Immigration Policies Are Impacting Hotels
Labor cost challenges have been a well-known phenomenon to the hospitality industry.
United States
28 Nov 2017
Annual Green Card Lottery For Diversity Immigrants Opens Oct. 3
Beginning Oct. 3, 2017, there is a limited application period for many foreign nationals to apply for the chance to get a green card.
United States
10 Oct 2017
USCIS To Temporarily Suspend Premium Processing For H-1B Visas
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has announced that, starting on April 3, 2017, USCIS will temporarily suspend premium processing for all H-1B visa petitions.
United States
16 Mar 2017
West Coast Real Estate Update: Feb. 21, 2017
It is common for commercial contracts to contain a choice of law provision. Some commercial contracts may even contain a clause that waives the right to seek a jury trial in any action...
United States
3 Mar 2017
What Employers Need To Know About The New Form I-9
Employers and employees are now required to complete the revised Form I-9 – Employment Eligibility Verification...
United States
8 Feb 2017
Immigration Under The New Administration: H-1B Visas And What To Expect
With the Trump Administration taking office, it is expected that changes to immigration policies will be carried out swiftly and, to a large extent, in an unapologetically straightforward manner.
United States
1 Feb 2017
DC Circuit Reverses Decision that Fogo de Chao Chef Lacks "Specialized Knowledge"
On October 21, 2014, the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit held that it was reversible error for the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service ("USCIS"), an agency of the Department of Homeland ...
United States
25 Oct 2014
Unexpected USCIS Site Visits Expanded To L Visa Holders
Recently, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Fraud Detection and National Security Division announced that it is expanding worksite inspections to include employers of L-1 visa holders.
United States
21 May 2014
Why Didn't My Employee Get A Form I-94 When Entering The United States?
U.S. employers and others dealing with immigration matters should be aware that U.S. Customs and Border Protection no longer issues Form I-94 upon entry into the United States.
United States
9 Oct 2013
Bahrain Ends Employment Sponsor System
The government of Bahrain recently announced changes to the country’s rules relating to work visas for expatriate workers. Specifically, foreign workers in Bahrain are now able to change jobs without the consent of their employers.
30 Mar 2010
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