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Taking 221(g) Adminstrative Processing Too Far?

The Obama administration has touted a number of new initiatives aimed at encouraging immigrant entrepreneurship and retention of high-tech workers in the U.S. These are commendable and this author applauds these efforts....more

Employment Litigation in Review #6 (The Summer 2012 Edition)

In This Issue: - U.S. Supreme Court Holds Pharmaceutical Sales Representatives are Exempt from Overtime Pay - USCIS Announces Employers Must Continue to Use the Current Form I-9 for Employment Eligibility...more

Internet Browser Beware

The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (the “USCIS”) recently issued a warning to the public regarding illegitimate Websites that purport to be government related or otherwise helpful in assisting people to complete...more

The Worldwide Talent Pool Creates Opportunities Plus National Security Challenges for U.S. Firms.

As the global transfer of people, products and technology increases, organizations of all sizes are likely to see an increase in concerns about import and export control regulations. Concerns about "deemed exports" rear their...more

THE NEUFELD MEMO REVISITED AND THE H-1B VISA CLIMATE: The New Face of Enforcement in the H-1B World.

As a result of increased site visits and a general inclination to decrease the number of H-1B’s approved, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services ("USCIS") published a watershed memo on January 8th, 2010 (“the Neufeld...more

Immigration Up Updates at the AILA National Conference in San Diego - VISASERVE

The American Immigration Lawyer's Association recently held its National Convention/Meeting in San Diego, California. Government officials from the USCIS, CBP and ICE spoke about new updates and developments in their...more

FY 2012 H-1B Quota Opens on April 1, 2011: New H-1B Petitions and Alternatives When H-1Bs Are Unavailable

U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS) will begin to accept fiscal year (FY) 2012 H-1B petitions on April 1, 2011, for H-1B positions with start dates of October 1, 2011, which is when the next U.S. government...more

CORRIDORS: News for North Carolina Hospitals - Spring 2010

In This Issue: Here Comes the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act: What Does It Mean for Hospitals? by Kim Licata President Obama’s signing of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010 (the Act) into...more

Considerations Relating to Using an Electronic I-9 Provider

The Department of Homeland Security has never published guidance on electronic storage of the Form I-9, but has indicated that IRS standards for electronic storage would be considered adequate. In fact, the Immigration and...more

The Right Way to Mend the U.S. Immigration Law System

Our immigration system is badly broken. Although our borders have become far more secure in recent years, too many people seeking illegal entry get through. We have no way to track whether the millions who enter the United...more

Siskind's Immigration Bulletin - August 15, 2008

IN THIS ISSUE: 1. Openers 2. ABCs of Immigration: Electronic I-9 Systems 3. Ask Visalaw.com 4. Border and Enforcement News 5. News From The Courts 6. News Bytes 7. International Roundup 8. Legislative Update 9....more

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