The USCIS Immigrant Investor Program Office (IPO) held its first stakeholder engagement of 2016 on Feb. 3.
Does a Beneficiary Have Standing to Challenge a Petition Denial in Federal Court? More Judges Are Saying ‘Yes’
A recent Second Circuit ruling marks the latest occurrence of a trend in federal court cases granting standing to beneficiaries in suits to challenge USCIS’ decisions, paving the way for more lawsuits against the agency following denials of petitions or appeals.
The first hearing of the second session of the 114th Congress on the topic of EB-5 was held in the Senate Judiciary Committee on Feb. 2, 2016.
As we enter the throes of cold and flu season, thoughts naturally turn to matters of health and so it seems fitting that HRLegalist takes a look at visa options for foreign RNs, which has traditionally been more difficult that one might imagine.
The Applicant and Sponsor came to Immigration Solutions in the hopes of securing a Subclass 820 provisional (partner) visa.
Applicants to the EB-5 Immigrant Investor program come from all walks of life, ranging from entrepreneurs to surgeons and diplomats.
For an ever-increasing number of U.S. employers, the start of another calendar year also means H-1B season has arrived.
On Jan. 23, 2016, the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia granted the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) additional time–until May 10, 2016–before the court’s vacatur of the 2008, 17-month Optional Practical Training (OPT) STEM Extension rule would go into effect. DHS requested this additional time to review more than 50,000 comments it received in response to the proposed rule.
On Jan. 21, 2016, USCIS published a new Policy Memorandum seeking to provide guidance regarding the scope of evidence eligible to be considered in the adjudication of certain O-1 petitions.