Important Immigration Law Developments

Important Immigration Law Developments: While most of the newspaper headlines and articles have been focused upon undocumented aliens and asylum-seekers, the Trump administration has initiated a number of new policies and procedures that may have implications upon the work and travel of your foreign employees. Please take a moment to review these comments to ascertain […]

Premium Processing Suspended

On Tuesday, March 20, 2018 the USCIS announced the temporary suspension of premium processing for all H-1 B Cap petitions for fiscal year 2019. The USCIS indicated it expects the suspension to last until September 10, 2018. While we normally do not recommend that our clients seek premium processing on H-1 Cap cases, there are […]

USCIS Actions

While no one knows what President Elect Trump will do until he ultimately acts, in a recently posted video on his Facebook page he has asked his transition team for executive actions that he can take “to restore our jobs and bring back our jobs…” It is believed he is referring to the H-1B, TN […]

2016 IMMIGRATION SEMINAR

Topics to be discussed include: H-1B overview – Compliance focusing on Public Access Files Alternates to the H-1B Employment Based Green Card Recruitment When: March 3, 2016, 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM Where: San Felipe Plaza, 5847 San Felipe St., 2nd Floor Conference Center, Houston, Texas 77057 Price: Free! Earn 2 credit hours “The use of this seal […]

National Interest Waiver Webinar

  10 Tips for your NIW Application Are you or somebody you know an individual of exceptional ability in the Sciences, Arts or Business? Or an advanced degree professional? Then check out our Webinar! NATIONAL INTEREST WAIVER WEBINAR The national interest waiver (NIW) is for aliens of exceptional ability in sciences, arts or business and advanced degreed professionals (M.A., […]

Qualifying H4 Dependents Can Apply for a Work Permit (EAD) Starting May 26, 2015

Earlier today, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) issued the following release : U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) Director León Rodríguez announced today that, effective May 26, 2015, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is extending eligibility for employment authorization to certain H-4 dependent spouses of H-1B nonimmigrants who are seeking employment-based lawful permanent resident […]

2015 IMMIGRATION FORUM

Topics to be discussed include: Executive Action on Immigration Employment Based Green Card Process I-9 H-1B and L-1 Compliance Q/A Session This program has been pre-approved of 2.5 General recertification credit hours toward PHR, SPHR and GPHR recertification through the HR Certification Institute. The use of this seal is not an endorsement by the HR […]

2015 Immigration Forum

Save the date! Tuesday, March 10, 2015 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM San Felipe Plaza 5847 San Felipe This program has been submitted for pre-approval of 2.5 General recertification credit hours toward PHR, SPHR and GPHR recertification through the HR Certification Institute. Your colleagues are welcome to participate as well, please feel free to forward […]