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School Districts Taking Advantage of New H-1B Cap Exemption Regulations

by McNair Law Firm, P.A. on

With the increased focus on foreign language programs — particularly the popularity of immersion programs in which the foreign language is used for instruction rather than as the subject of instruction—schools districts are...more

Proposed Rule Would Expand Cap Exempt Status for Non-Profit Entities that are 'Related or Affiliated' with Institutions of Higher...

by Littler on

On December 30, 2015, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) issued a proposed rule to amend certain regulations related to employment-based immigrant and nonimmigrant visa programs. One of the key proposed changes is an...more

eAlert -- H-1B Visas - Time to Get Started!

by Hirschfeld Kraemer LLP on

February has rolled around again, so it's time to start working on H-1B petitions that must be filed on April 1 for eligibility under the H-1B cap. Many of our clients are exempt from the H-1B cap: colleges,...more

How a Reluctance to Deport Pop Stars Strengthens US Immigration Policy

by Mimesis Law on

Mar. 13, 2014 -- Lenni Benson, professor at New York Law School and Director of the Safe Passage Project, talks about the general reluctance within the American immigration system to deport sports and entertainment...more

IMMIGRATION-RELATED AUDITSBY THE GOVERNMENT

There are three potential “hot spots” for audits and investigations for the government related to the immigration and nationality laws. The first has to do with the documentation that the employer is required to maintain in...more

FAMILY IMMIGRATION

A lawful permanent resident is a foreign national who has been granted the privilege of permanently living and working in the United States. The Immigration and Nationality Act allows for the immigration of foreigners to the...more

Johnson v. Whitehead, et. al

Petitioner's Reply to Respondent's Opposition to Certiorari

by Rachel Zoghlin on

Petitioner's reply to the Solicitor General's Opposition to Certiorari. The Solicitor General challenged Petitioner's claim regarding the unconstitutionality of former 8 U.S.C. §1432 (a statute that discriminates based on...more

Johnson v. Whitehead, et. al

Equal Protection challenge to Citizenship Law w/ Classifications based on Illegitimacy & Sex

by Rachel Zoghlin on

Today, the UNROW Human Rights Impact Litigation Clinic at American University Washington College of Law filed a petition for Writ of Certiorari to the U.S. Supreme Court challenging, on Equal Protection grounds, a federal...more

Interpretation of Visa Cap Exemptions Could Change

by Ronald Shapiro on

On March 18, 2011, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (the “USCIS”) announced that it would review its current policy on H-1B cap exemptions for non-profit entities (such as hospitals) that are affiliated with...more

Teaching Hospitals Still Exempt from H-1B Caps

by Ronald Shapiro on

A liaison for the American Immigration Lawyers Association has reported that the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (the “USCIS”) will be sending out a clarification that teaching hospitals affiliated with a medical...more

Immigration consequences of criminal acticity

The Congressional Research Service provided the following report on Immigration Consequences of Criminal Activity to the Congress in October 2006. In general, aliens may legally enter the United States under one of three...more

IMMIGRATION CONSEQUENCES OF CRIMINAL ACTIVITY

The Congressional Research Service provided the following report on Immigration Consequences of Criminal Activity to the Congress in October 2006. In general, aliens may legally enter the United States under one of three...more

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