New H-1 selection procedures

Gee & Zhang E-Blast: New H-1 selection procedures: The USCIS has published regulations advising that the H-1 lottery procedures for 2020 will be changed. The new procedures will require that prospective employers register the names of the prospective H-1 employees between March 1-20. This year the Gee and Zhang Immigration Seminar will be conducted on […]

Gee & Zhang Immigration E-Blast 12/23/19

Gee & Zhang E-Blast: A number of the academic research organizations have observed that under the Trump administration the USCIS has issued significantly more Request For Evidence (REE) and denied more H and L petitions than previous administrations. In fact, we have observed that a number of H and L cases that had previously been […]

Executive Order: January 27, 2017 – Travel Ban

On Friday, without advance notice the President signed an Executive Order directing the suspension of visa issuance and immigration benefits to “nationals of countries of particular concern”: Iran, Iraq, Libya, Sudan, Yemen, Syria and Somalia. Shortly thereafter both non-immigrants and Permanent Residents nationals from those countries began being refused entry. This ban will be in […]


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 […]


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 […]

Unsworn statement vs. affidavit: for immigration matters, there’s no difference except an affidavit looks more formal.

28 U.S. Code § 1746 – Unsworn declarations under penalty of perjury Wherever, under any law of the United States or under any rule, regulation, order, or requirement made pursuant to law, any matter is required or permitted to be supported, evidenced, established, or proved by the sworn declaration, verification, certificate, statement, oath, or affidavit, […]