On April 9, 2015, the Administrative Appeals Office (“AAO”) issued a decision that will set precedence for future H-1B cases to come.
The Immigration and Refugee Protection Act of Canada and its accompanying regulations primarily govern the way in which foreign nationals are lawfully admitted to Canada for work related purposes.
The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (“USCIS”) announced on May 19, 2015, that it will temporarily suspend premium processing service for all H-1B extension petitions, effective May 26, 2015, through July 27, 2015.
In February 2015 USCIS unveiled a new regulation permitting certain H-4 spouses to apply for employment authorization starting on May 26, 2015.
In the wake of the devastating 7.8 magnitude earthquake that hit Nepal on April 25, 2015, the Nepali community is receiving special consideration in the form of immigration relief measures from the United States.
I recognize this is a few days late, but the content is still timely. Last month I attended the NAPBS Mid-Year Conference in Washington, DC both as an attendee and speaker.
During the past two USCIS Stakeholder’s Meetings on EB-5 issues, EB-5 stakeholders, including Greenberg Traurig, have questioned USCIS on its policy of allowing loans to be a source of an investor’s lawful capital.
On May 4, 2015, USCIS announced that it has completed data entry of all fiscal year 2016 H-1B cap-subject petitions.
USCIS announced May 4, 2015, that it has completed data entry of all fiscal year 2016 H-1B cap-subject petitions selected in its computer-generated lottery.
As the economy becomes increasingly globalized, it is important for financial services industry employers to maintain their competitive edge by developing a robust toolkit of cross-border capabilities.