BEWARE OF ICE IMPOSTERS
PEOPLE REPRESENTING THEMSELVES AS U.S. IMMIGRATION AND CUSTOMS ENFORCEMENT (ICE) PERSONNEL FOR FRAUDULENT GAIN .
CONSIDERATIONS WHEN TERMINATING A FOREIGN WORKER
(H-1B, H-1B1, E-1/E-2, E-3, TN, L-1, O-1)
Terminating an employee is always a difficult decision. Terminating a foreign worker has additional challenges and consequences that must be considered, and employers must ensure they comply with state and federal law. An employer should consult with both their immigration lawyer and employment lawyer before taking action.
Humanitarian Parole under the Uniting for Ukraine Program
Uniting for Ukraine provides Ukrainian citizens a path to enter and remain in the United States for a two-year period.
Work Authorization for Spouses of Visa Holders L2s H4s and Es
On November 12, 2021, USCIS announced that L-2 and E dependent spouses are no longer required to apply for an EAD to work in the United States. Instead, L-2 and E dependent spouses are authorized to work in the United States just by virtue of holding L-2 or E status but may continue applying for […]
Case Processing Delays
Why Hasn’t Your Case Been Decided Yet? Nationwide, you and millions of families, businesses, and individuals applying for immigration benefits are waiting longer for U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) to process and approve applications and petitions.
Admission To the US and your I-94
When you enter the United States, you are inspected by a Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agent. After approving your admission to the United States, the border inspector does two things:
Decoupling of Combination Cards for EADs and Advance Parole
Are You a Green Card Applicant with a Pending I-485 Adjustment of Status Application?If so, you may be expecting to receive an employment authorization document (EAD) and advance parole (AP) combo card. However, USCIS recently began issuing the two documents separately.
COVID Vaccines and Green Cards
Individuals submitting Form I-693, Report of Medical Examination and Vaccination Record, on or after October 1, 2021, must provide proof of vaccination against COVID-19.
How a Bill Becomes a Law
It may be exciting to hear about Congress introducing immigration bills, particularly if it may benefit you, your family members, or friends, however, it’s important to have realistic expectations about the legislative process.
International Entrepreneur Rule July 2021
In 2021, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) relaunched the International Entrepreneur Rule (IER), allowing it to exercise its discretion to grant temporary entry to foreign nationals who will provide a “significant public benefit” to the United States based on their role as an entrepreneur of a recently formed start-up business.