July 22, 2014

Immigration, VISA, USCIS, ICE, & DHS Legal Updates

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Groundbreaking Cross-border Airport Terminal Linking Tijuana to San Diego Breaks Ground Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 7/22/2014
Update on USCIS Processing Time for I-526, I-829 and I-924 Petitions Greenberg Traurig, LLP 7/21/2014
New I-526 and I-829 Processing Data Published by U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) on May 13, 2014 Greenberg Traurig, LLP 7/15/2014
“Unauthorized Alien” Who Provided False SSN Can Proceed With Disability Discrimination Lawsuit Proskauer Rose LLP 7/14/2014
Department of State Releases August 2014 Visa Bulletin Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP 7/14/2014
Undocumented Workers May Pursue Claims Under California’s Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA), So Says the California Supreme Court Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 7/9/2014
California High Court Rules Undocumented Worker Not Barred from Asserting Disability Discrimination against Employer Jackson Lewis P.C. 7/8/2014
New United States Citizenship and Immigration Service (USCIS) Policy Memorandum: Evaluating Claims of “Extraordinary Circumstances” for Late Filings In Seeking to Acquire Lawful Permanent Residence Status Pursuant to the Child Status Protection Act (CSPA) Greenberg Traurig, LLP 7/8/2014
Obama Administration Announces Plans to Advance Immigration Reform Through Executive Action Greenberg Traurig, LLP 7/7/2014
Obama to Take Executive Action to Fix Broken Immigration System Jackson Lewis P.C. 7/1/2014
Tracking Your Days in the U.S: A New Tool from U.S. Customs and Border Protection Altro Levy LLP 6/20/2014
Processing Improvements in I-924 Adjudication re: EB-5 Applications Greenberg Traurig, LLP 6/19/2014
Residency Requirements for Green Card Maintenance and Naturalization Greenberg Traurig, LLP 6/18/2014
Top Five Issues in Analyzing I-924 Requests for Evidence Greenberg Traurig, LLP 6/17/2014
Immigration Reform Efforts are Still Alive Greenberg Traurig, LLP 6/14/2014
Department of State Warns against Third-Country Nationals using Canadian Consulates until Fall for Visa Processing Jackson Lewis P.C. 6/13/2014
Immigration Reform Unlikely Jackson Lewis P.C. 6/13/2014
Washington Federal Court Rules Temporary Protected Status Constitutes a Lawful Admission Jackson Lewis P.C. 6/12/2014
Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Gets Graded By Homeland Security: What Does this Mean for Employers? Poyner Spruill LLP 6/12/2014
U.S. Supreme Court Narrowly Interprets Provisions of Child Status Protection Act Greenberg Traurig, LLP 6/12/2014
Developments in Case Law for State Program Eligibility Based on Immigration Status Covington & Burling LLP 6/12/2014
Leading Executives Urge Congress to Act Now on Immigration Reform Greenberg Traurig, LLP 6/11/2014
Department of State Releases July 2014 Visa Bulletin Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP 6/11/2014
DHS (Department of Homeland Security) Proposals to Attract, Retain Highly Skilled Immigrants Jackson Lewis P.C. 6/10/2014
Fulfilling U.S. Residency Requirements a Bit Closer to Home: Saipan an Option for EB-5 Investors Greenberg Traurig, LLP 6/10/2014
Global Immigration Series - Doing Business in Brazil: Navigating Complex Immigration Laws Greenberg Traurig, LLP 6/9/2014
Canadian Corruption of Foreign Corruption of Foreign Officials Act Update: Three Takeaways from the Cryptometics Case Barnes & Thornburg LLP 6/6/2014
I-924 Processing Times Reduced to 4 Months re: EB-5 Visa Applications Greenberg Traurig, LLP 6/4/2014
Use of E-Verify Does Not Relieve Employer of I-9 Verification Duty Jackson Lewis P.C. 6/4/2014
H-1B Lottery Selections Completed, Notices to be Issued Jackson Lewis P.C. 6/4/2014
USCIS Issues Policy Alert on Validity of Medical Examinations (Form I-693) Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 6/2/2014
U.S. Consular Posts in Canada Temporarily Suspend Nonimmigrant Visa Processing for TCNs (Third Country Nationals) Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP 6/2/2014
Congress and the President Spar over Immigration Reform Prospects: Tempest in a Teapot Jackson Lewis P.C. 6/2/2014
Visa Unavailability in EB-3 China Category Implemented by U.S. State Department Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP 6/2/2014
Global Immigration Series - Canada/U.S.: The World's Longest Border is Creating Challenges for Business Travel Greenberg Traurig, LLP 5/27/2014
USCIS Proposes Changes to Allow Some H-4 Spouses to Work - US Citizenship and Immigration Services Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 5/22/2014
Global Immigration Series - Doing Business in Mexico: A Second Look at Visas, or Lack Thereof Greenberg Traurig, LLP 5/19/2014
H-1B Cap Freeze-Out; Alternatives for Foreign Professionals Jackson Lewis P.C. 5/19/2014
Employers' Internal Immigration Compliance Policies - The Fine Line Jackson Lewis P.C. 5/19/2014
The EB-5 Legislative Chorus Grows Stronger as Additional Legislation is Introduced Greenberg Traurig, LLP 5/16/2014
United States Customs and Immigration Service (USCIS) Invites EB-5 Stakeholders to Participate in USCIS Idea Community Greenberg Traurig, LLP 5/16/2014
Heavy Delays Expected with Indian Visa Processing Greenberg Traurig, LLP 5/15/2014
United States Customs and Immigration Service (USCIS) Regulations Slowly Catching up/Catching on to Current Immigration Realities Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 5/14/2014
Update on United States Customs and Immigration Service (USCIS) Processing of EB-5 Petitions from Washington, DC Program Office Greenberg Traurig, LLP 5/14/2014
Unrestricted Certificate of Sponsorship Allocation Renewals in the United Kingdom to Be Automated Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP 5/14/2014
Embassy of India Changes Service Providers Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 5/14/2014
Pre-Employment Immigration Checks in the UK– Government Advises ‘Clear Written Procedures’ to Avoid Race Discrimination Greenberg Traurig, LLP 5/13/2014
Department of State Releases June 2014 Visa Bulletin Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP 5/13/2014
Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Announces New Rules To Facilitate Employment for Professionals in Efforts To Attract and Retain Highly Skilled Foreign Workers Proskauer Rose LLP 5/12/2014
June 2014 Visa Bulletin Released, Shows Significant Retrogression for EB-3 Worldwide, China and Mexico Greenberg Traurig, LLP 5/12/2014

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