July 21, 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
20
Jul
Executive Order Travel Ban – SCOTUS Takes Further Action (While on Summer Recess, No Less) Squire Patton Boggs (US) LLP
20
Jul
USCIS Adopts AAO Decision Setting Accreditation Guidelines for H-1B Master’s Cap Eligibility Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.
20
Jul
Homeland Security Continues Focus on Border Security With Enhanced Aviation Security Measures Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.
20
Jul
Travel Ban Update: Grandparents and Other Close Relatives Jackson Lewis P.C.
20
Jul
15,000 Increase in H-2B Visas Comes with Strings Attached Jackson Lewis P.C.
19
Jul
USCIS Releases Update Of Form I-9: What Employers Need To Know Squire Patton Boggs (US) LLP
19
Jul
USCIS Confirms all 2018 H-1B Cap-Subject Petitions Returned Greenberg Traurig, LLP
19
Jul
USCIS Revises Form I-9: What’s New? Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.
19
Jul
The Department of Homeland Security Adds an Additional 15,000 Visas to the H-2B Program Greenberg Traurig, LLP
19
Jul
Additional 15,000 Visas for H-2B Temporary Nonagricultural Workers for FY 2017 Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
19
Jul
USCIS Revises Form I-9 Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
19
Jul
Update On FAQs After Hawaii District Court Decision Greenberg Traurig, LLP
18
Jul
State Department Guidance to U.S. Diplomatic Posts on Information Sharing Standards Jackson Lewis P.C.
18
Jul
DHS Releases 15,000 More H-2B Visas for Temporary Seasonal Workers Jackson Lewis P.C.
18
Jul
Important Update: New Form I-9 from U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Polsinelli PC
17
Jul
USCIS Releases New Edition of I-9 and Handbook for Employers Greenberg Traurig, LLP
17
Jul
USCIS Releases New Form I-9 and New Handbook for Employers Jackson Lewis P.C.
17
Jul
Who Should Eye Your I-9s? Foley & Lardner LLP
17
Jul
Department of State Releases August 2017 Visa Bulletin Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP
14
Jul
The L-1 Category: 3 Tips to Help Your Petition Withstand Scrutiny When Filing at USCIS Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.

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