Late this spring, two lawsuits were filed against the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) seeking information about and challenging the administration of the H-1B visa lottery process.
Immigration Through Investment: A Comparison of the U.S. EB-5 Program Vs. the Quebec Immigrant Investor Program
There are currently many different investment immigration programs offered by countries around the world, all of which offer their own unique benefits.
On August 11, 2016, USCIS published new processing times for I-829 petitions. The news is not good for EB-5 investors.
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Vacating a $226,000 fine against Employer Solutions Staffing Group for alleged Form I-9 violations, the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled that it was not a violation for employer to have one of its agents inspect original employee documents in Texas and have another person in Minnesota complete the employer attestation in Section 2 after reviewing photocopies of the documents sent by the Texas person reviewing the forms.
USCIS Reports On Agency Enhancements, Emphasizes Importance of Regional Center Oversight at July 28 Public Engagement
At its July 28, 2016 stakeholder engagement, USCIS Immigrant Investor Program Office (IPO) Chief Nicholas Colucci focused his opening remarks on USCIS’s efforts to enhance the IPO’s adjudication capabilities, the office’s commitment to conducting program oversight and promoting program integrity, and the role of the designated regional center in maintaining program integrity.
After a battle of motions between the parties, on August 9th a Wisconsin federal judge dismissed a proposed class action for alleged violations under the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) against Cory Groshek.
We’re Married! Let’s Move to the U.S.! – Bringing Your Foreign-Citizen Spouse into the U.S. (July 2020)
It may be surprising, but moving to the U.S. with your foreign-citizen spouse is not as simple as you might imagine.
On Aug. 9, 2016, following the release of the September 2016 Visa Bulletin, U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Service (USCIS) issued a statement explaining when to file Adjustment of Status applications for those seeking to become U.S. permanent residents under family-sponsored or employment-based preference immigrant visa categories.
On July 29, 2016 the Department of Homeland Security announced a final rule that expands eligibility or a provisional waiver of unlawful presence, (‘‘provisional waiver’’).