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L-1 Denial Rates

According to the data obtained from U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services by National Foundation for American Policy, following are the rates of L-1 visa denials: 45 more words


EB-2 and EB-3 Updates for India & China

In a recent meeting on March 13, 2015, Charles (“Charlie”) Oppenheim, Chief of the Visa Control and Reporting Division, U.S. Department of State predicted the following for EB-2 and EB-3 China: 395 more words

Department Of State

Will Obama’s Immigration Executive Orders Delay Asylum Applications?

Many asylum applicants in the United States have expressed their concerns about whether President Obama’s immigration reform executive orders will somehow negatively affect the timeliness of their own applications. 244 more words


Oh Where, Oh Where, Has My G-28 Gone?

How is this still an issue?  When I re-started into immigration about four (4) years ago, I picked up an apparently straightforward I-751 case.  We completed the paperwork, filed it with a G-28 (on blue paper), and waited to get our receipt notice . 326 more words

H&R Block Immigration Program shut down

Some of you may have heard of this service, many of you probably have not.  H&R Block (yes, the tax form people) had set up a service to help immigrants fill in immigration forms.   556 more words


USCIS Resumes H-2B Adjudications

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has announced that it will resume adjudications of H-2Bpetitions, even though it will continue to suspend premium processing until further notice. 281 more words

Labor & Employment

President Obama's Executive Actions on Immigration on Hold Pending Further Legal Action

by Jennifer A. Grady, Esq. and Anthony Mance, Esq.

On November 20, 2014, President Obama announced a series of executive actions to crack down on illegal immigration at the border, prioritize deporting felons not families, and require certain undocumented immigrants to pass a criminal background check and pay taxes in order to temporarily stay in the U.S. 979 more words