Diane M. Butler

Diane M. Butler

Lane Powell PC

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Commuting to the United States as a Permanent Resident: ‘Alien Commuters’ or ‘Green Card Commuters’

Generally, a foreign national who is a permanent resident of the United States must reside permanently in the United States or else risk losing permanent resident status. However, persons who have been granted U.S. permanent...more

5/29/2014 - Canada Commuting Foreign Nationals Green Cards Hiring & Firing Lawful Permanent Residents Mexico Resident Status

H-1B Lottery: How Will it Work if the Quota is Filled?

April 1, 2014, is the first day USCIS will accept H-1B petitions for quota/cap-subject cases for FY 2015, commencing October 1, 2014. Only 65,000 H-1Bs are available nationwide per year for new jobs for foreign workers...more

3/27/2014 - H-1B Quotas USCIS Visa Caps Visas

Government October 2013 Shutdown to Haunt H-1B and other Foreign Workers

Effective October 1, 2013, U.S. federal government operations are experiencing a lapse in appropriations due to the inability of Congress to pass a funding bill. The shutdown is preventing employers from filing H-1B...more

10/15/2013 - DOL E-3 Foreign Workers Government Shutdown Green Cards H1-B Temporary Employees USCIS Visas

Government Shutdown and Employment-Related Immigration Implications

Effective October 1, 2013, U.S. federal government operations are experiencing a lapse in appropriations due to the inability of Congress to pass a funding bill. Following are implications on immigration-related government...more

10/2/2013 - Department of State DHS DOJ DOL Government Shutdown USCIS

Immigration Reform Passes Senate Judiciary Earlier than Expected

A congressional immigration reform proposal passed its first test and was approved by the Senate Judiciary Committee on May 21, 2013. Action on the bill had been expected before the Memorial Day break, but not so much sooner...more

5/22/2013 - H1-B Immigration Reform Proposed Legislation Visas

I-9 Employer Verification Form – Use New Version Starting May 7, 2013

Employers must begin using the new version of Form I-9 on May 7, 2013. U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) under the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced publication of the revised Form I-9 for...more

5/8/2013 - Deadlines Eligibility Hiring & Firing I-9 USCIS

Senate Releases Sweeping Immigration Reform Bill

Following are some highlights for the comprehensive bipartisan immigration reform bill introduced in the Senate on April 17, 2013. H-1B Cap Raised, but New Restrictions on Temporary H-1B Workers. In an effort promote...more

4/18/2013 - Blue Cards Eligibility Entrepreneurs H1-B Immigration Reform RPI Visa Caps Visas

Newly Revised Form I-9

Employers must begin using the new version of Form I-9. On March 7, 2013, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) under the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced publication of a revised Form I-9 for...more

3/11/2013 - Eligibility Hiring & Firing I-9 USCIS

Immigration Reform: Comparing the Senate Proposal with the White House Proposal

This week, both President Obama and the Senate announced frameworks for comprehensive immigration reform. The following is a comparison of key elements in each of the plans....more

2/1/2013 - Border Security Citizenship Farm Workers Green Cards Highly-Skilled Workers Visa Immigration Reform Verification Requirements Visas

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