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Proposed STEM OPT Extension and “Cap Gap” Relief

On October 19, 2015, the Department of Homeland Security (“DHS”) published a notice of proposed rulemaking in the Federal Register seeking to improve and expand training opportunities for F-1 nonimmigrant students with science, technology, engineering or math degrees (commonly referred to as “STEM” degrees). 822 more words

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The Visa Bulletin : What is it and How is it Used?

Something a little different, but if you’re advising a client who is waiting in line for an employment-based or family-based immigrant visa (e.g., basically, a Green Card), it’s critical that you know what the Visa Bulletin is, and how to use it. 656 more words

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Stronger Together: A Guide to Supporting LGBT Asylum Seekers

Last week, I had the privilege of joining the National LGBTQ Task Force at a press conference focused on announcing the publication of a new guide to support LGBTQ asylum seekers. 626 more words

Lobbying for Change on LGBTQ History Month

This month LGBTQ advocates across the globe are celebrating LGBTQ History Month. What better way to celebrate this month than to keep the spirit of the LGBTQ activists that came before us than by lobbying Congress for positive and lasting change? 619 more words

Coming Out As Gay and Undocumented: Interview With Marco Antonio Quiroga

Last week I had the pleasure of attending a lobby day on Capitol Hill with LULAC, the League of United Latin American Citizens. I was in a group with… 1,247 more words

What business leaders can expect from Kevin McCarthy, the likely next House Speaker

Corporate interests hate uncertainty from Washington, as they’re fond of reminding policymakers at every opportunity. But they’re about to get a new heap of it as the shakeup in House Republican leadership unfolds. 828 more words


Don't Let Lady Liberty's Beacon Go Out!

This article was submitted by Cath Kestler, a Silver Creek resident

Not like the brazen giant of Greek fame,

With conquering limbs astride from land to land;

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