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License to travel: how regulation is benefiting business abroad
Cohen: Cyprus Is Not A Template For Future Restructurings
Release of new book on the 'Best Practices Under the FCPA and Bribery Act"
Lessons Learned from the Parker Drilling DPA and Ralph Lauren NPA
Lessons Learned from the BizJet Executives FCPA Enforcement Actions
Sullivan & Cromwell's M&A Hotline is Ringing
Weekly Brief: $350K in Wine Leads to $14M Lawsuit
Buchheit: Cyprus Could Need a Second Bailout
Consultant: BigLaw Growth is NOT Dead!
Bill on Bankruptcy: How Purchasers of AMR Stock Made a Killing
SEC News - Five Year Enforcement Limitation, FCPA Charges for Foreign Nationals, More...
Could A US-EU Free Trade Deal Harm The WTO?
Weekly Brief: New DOJ Tact Pushes Bank Subsidiaries To Admit Guilt
Aquila: M&A Looking Up in 2013; "The Negatives Are Built In"
Next Step in Airline M&A: Cross-Border Deals
More Law Firm Mergers in 2013
Transaction Monitoring Under the FCPA
The Corporate Law Report: First-to-File Patents, Hiring for Cultural Fit, Roth Conversions Post-Fiscal Cliff, and Global Corporate Insights
Federal Economic Espionage Act Overview
The Eli Lilly FCPA Enforcement Action-Lessons Learned
A new report on halting the theft of trade secrets and other intellectual property reads like a blueprint for fighting terrorism—not surprising, given that it was co-authored by the nation’s former spy chief and a member of...more
EB-2 category for all chargeable areas other than China and India remains current, with considerable forward movement—but continued backlog—in the EB-3 category for a second month in a row....more
International Students to Be Subject to Increased Scrutiny Upon Return to the U.S.
According to an internal memorandum from a senior official at Customs and Border Protection (CBP), all F-1 visa holders seeking admission...more
The U.S. Senate's Gang of Eight fended off poison-pill amendments, meant to derail a bipartisan immigration reform bill supporters say is gaining steam.
The Senate Judiciary Committee, during a markup session last week,...more
The following information is provided by the Visa Office regarding the cut-off dates for the month of June 2013....more
U.S. Immigration Law Update - 2013
Topic will include: NEW U.S. IMMIGRATION LAW DEVELOPMENTS - LAWYERS WILL DISCUSS H-1B ALTERNATIVES, STEM OPT, PROVISIONAL WAIVERS, ELECTRONIC I-94s, OBAMA'S IMMIGRATION REFORM, CONSULAR...more
Now that the bipartisan Senate Gang of Eight’s bill (S. 744) has been introduced we are monitoring the legislative process very closely. As you know, next week, the Senate Judiciary Committee will continue to introduce and...more
A comprehensive new Senate immigration bill includes provisions governing the award of nonimmigrant visas for highly skilled workers (H-1B visas) that are likely to adversely affect outsourcing companies that use a U.S.-based...more
The DOMA Project, a non-profit group fighting to stop deportations and separations of same-sex bi-national couples who are immigration casualties of the Defense of Marriage Act (“DOMA”), has created a video about “green card...more
Nearly one year ago, President Obama signed legislation that would add Israel to the list of countries eligible for E-2 nonimmigrant investor visas to the United States. The legislation would grant E-2 investor visas to...more
An EB-5 Visa is known as an "investor" visa. The following is an explanation of the EB-5 program...more
This is Part III if the series of Articles on Comprehensive Immigration Reform Bill now entitled as "Border, Economic Opportunity and Immigration Modernization Act of 2013."
The bill was introduced in the Congress after the...more
International trade is critical to our global economy and importers and exporters should stay apprised of new developments, restrictions and potential pitfalls to ensure they remain in compliance with a myriad of laws and...more
This is continuation of series of articles about the Immigration Reform Bill introduced in the Congress. In the first part we discussed about the provisions relating to legalization of individuals in unlawful status, who...more
We have been waiting for a long time about the Comprehensive Immigration Reform Bill. Finally, after extensive deliberations, the Gang of Eight bipartisan Senators, reached agreement on various issues. It happened after...more
An EB-5 Visa is known as an “investor” visa. The following is an explanation of the EB-5 program...more
The curiously titled "Heroes Earnings Assistance and Relief Tax Act of 2008" became law 17 June 2008. This was the third major revision of expatriation rules in 12 years. While the Act provides laudable benefits to armed...more
April 18, 2013 - Ridgewood, New Jersey - The Nachman Phulwani Zimovcak (NPZ) Law Group, applauds the "Gang of Eight" Senators who have introduced the "Border Security, Economic Opportunity and Immigration Modernization Act."...more
It seems clearly to be the case that the "winds of change are in the air". One of the most illuminating meetings Mr. Nachman had on Capitol Hill was with the representatives of the Offices of Senators Menendez and Lautenberg...more
As many Miami residents who earn income abroad may be aware, the United States is one of only two countries in the world that taxes its citizens and residents (collectively, “U.S. taxpayers”) on their worldwide income. ...more
Most people who are born in the United States or who purposely become citizens here know they are U.S. citizens. But many people who’ve spent their lives abroad and are citizens of other countries may be shocked to learn that...more
Many years ago, I walked through a client's IT development organization where all the "Onshore" resources from the client's ADM provider sat in a sea of cubicles. I was there to identify the causes of some issues that had...more
The EB-5 Immigrant Investor Visa: An Attorney and Service Provider’s Overview of Requirements for Eligibility and Implications under Different Areas of Law
By: Wassem M. Amin, Esq., M.B.A.
In 1990, the United States...more
The Administrative Appeals Office of U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services, otherwise known as the AAO, recently reversed a finding by U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS) that had denied approval of an L-1B...more
The Department of Homeland Security has extended Temporary Protected Status (“TPS”) for eligible nationals of Honduras and Nicaragua for an additional 18 months, beginning July 6, 2013, and ending Jan. 5, 2015. Current...more
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