January 19, 2017

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

The growing global workforce requires multinational companies to stay up-to-date with the latest immigration news. Employment law and immigration have become intertwined as employers face compliance issues, including employment verification obligations such as E-Verify and Form I-9 filings. The National Law Review provides coverage on emerging legal issues regarding business immigration, specialty occupation employment visas (“H1-B visas”), treaty investor visas (“E-2 visas”), and the entrepreneur immigrant investor program (“EB-5 Visas”). The National Law Review has immediate coverage of the State Department’s monthly Visa Bulletin, including analysis of its implications.  The National Law Review, named 2012 Lawlogix Top Immigration Law Blog

​Our news also includes matters before government agencies involving immigration and naturalization matters including the US Citizenship and Immigration Services (“USCIS”), the Department of Homeland Security, (“DHS”), the State Department, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (“ICE”), and the Department of Labor (“DOL”).  The National Law Review features timely coverage of any changes or updates to USCIS and visa processing.

Date Title Organization
19
Jan
Employers Urged to Begin Preparing New H-1B Petitions for April 1st Filing Michael Best & Friedrich LLP
19
Jan
USCIS Announces I-485 Supplement J to Confirm Bona Fide Job Offers Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP
19
Jan
USCIS Issues Major New Immigration Regulations for Highly Skilled Workers K&L Gates
18
Jan
Time to Start Using New Form I-9 Jones Walker LLP
18
Jan
DHS Finalizes International Entrepreneur Rule Greenberg Traurig, LLP
18
Jan
Practical Implications of High-Skilled Workers Regulation Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.
17
Jan
Department of Homeland Security Finalizes International Entrepreneur Rule Greenberg Traurig, LLP
17
Jan
Detailed Look at Proposed EB-5 Regulations Greenberg Traurig, LLP
17
Jan
Department of State Releases February 2017 Visa Bulletin Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP
13
Jan
E-2 Treaty Investor Visas: Important Immigration News for Israeli Investors and Entrepreneurs Greenberg Traurig, LLP
12
Jan
Summary: Notice of Proposed Rule for the EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program Greenberg Traurig, LLP
12
Jan
H-1B Visa Filing Season Starts April 3, 2017 Dinsmore & Shohl LLP
11
Jan
Administrative Appeals Office National Interest Waiver Decision May Open Doors for Broader Group of Professionals and Entrepreneurs Seeking Green Cards Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.
10
Jan
OMB Sends Proposed Rule-Making for the EB-5 Program Back to USCIS for Publication Greenberg Traurig, LLP
9
Jan
Immigration Changes in 2017: New High-Skilled Worker Rule Provides Mobility for Employees and Predictability to Employers Squire Patton Boggs (US) LLP
9
Jan
Congress Considers Halting Job Flexibility Rule, Bill to Change Employer H-1B Exemption Eligibility Jackson Lewis P.C.
9
Jan
Senate Panels Prepare for Trump Cabinet Confirmation Hearings; Lawmakers Concerned About Future of DACA and DAPA Programs; Trump Transition Requests Information on Potential Border Wall Squire Patton Boggs (US) LLP
6
Jan
Two International Entrepreneurs Start under New York’s International Innovators Visa Program Jackson Lewis P.C.
6
Jan
Employers Must Begin Using New Form I-9 by January 22, 2017 K&L Gates
6
Jan
DHS Extends TPS Status for Citizens of Yemen Greenberg Traurig, LLP

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