The Immigration Law Blog provides updates and analysis of federal immigration law for individuals and companies. Topics include Deferred Action (Acción Diferida para Jóvenes), I-9 audits, H1-B processing, Nexus Frequent Travel Requirements , immigrant visas and more.
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The executive order commonly known as the "travel ban" is on hold again. Read More »
Today the White House released the promised updated "travel ban" Executive Order ("Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry into the United States"). The original Executive Order was enjoined by a federal court on February 9, 2017. Read More »
U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Service (USCIS) announced its plan to stop premium processing on the first working day of April (Monday April 3, 2017) for all H-1B filings. Read More »
The President issued an Executive Order late Friday, January 27, 2017, banning entry for people from certain countries for 90 days. The situation developed over the weekend and continues to develop. The order and the two that preceded it raise more questions than they answer. We are following the situation closely and are here to assist you. Read More »
President Trump issued Executive Orders affecting immigration policy on border and interior enforcement yesterday (January 25, 2017).
Below is a summary of the major provisions and advice we can offer at this time.
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The new version of the I-9 form is now required for all hires as of January 22, 2017. Read More »
Despite a wide variety of opinions about immigration, most people agree that a person who will benefit the national interest should be allowed to immigrate. While immigration law includes a path for immigration in the national interest, for many years it has been so narrow and circuitous that it frequently led to disappointment. Read More »
A new I-9 form was released this week, which will become mandatory on January 22, 2017. We've identified a few bugs and tricky provisions employers should be aware of. Read More »
The election of Donald Trump to the presidency will undoubtedly change immigration processes, and could change immigration laws. While it is too early to know anything for certain, we are carefully monitoring developments and are in touch with national groups who are also following closely, as well as advocating for reasonable results. Read More »
Two Davis Brown immigration attorneys, Lori Chesser, department chair, and Nikki Mordini, senior shareholder, presented at the 13th Annual Organization of Bar Investigators Conference on October 5. Read More »
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