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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
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
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
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
Federal Government Regulations:
Canada Gazette, Part II, March 27, 2013:
Contraventions Act -
SOR/2013-41 Regulations Amending the Application of Provincial Laws Regulations.
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
President Obama made the statement last week that he is confident, that an Immigration Bill will be introduced in the Congress, in the next few months. The key senators charged with crafting the legislation indicated that,...more
U.S. Customs and Border Protection today announced that it has submitted to the Federal Register a rule that will automate Form I-94 Arrival/Departure Record to streamline the admissions process for individuals lawfully...more
On March 15th 2013, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced that it will begin accepting H-1B petitions subject to the Fiscal Year (FY) 2014 cap on Monday, April 1st, 2013. Cases will be considered...more
BREAKING FORM I-9 NEWS: U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) published a revised Employment Eligibility Verification Form I-9 for use. All employers are required to complete a Form I-9 for each employee hired in...more
Ridgewood, New Jersey - Beginning March 4th, 2013, certain immigrant visa applicants who are the spouses, children and parents of U.S. citizens (immediate relatives), and have been unlawfully present in the United States, can...more
In Dos Santos v. Delta Airlines, Inc., 2012-AIR-20 (ALJ Jan. 11, 2013), an Administrative Law Judge (ALJ) of the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) examined whether the facts alleged by the complainant required a territorial or...more
As the fiscal cliff deal left the debt ceiling and so-called sequestration disputes unresolved, pundits speculated that immigration might get pushed to the side. But congressional aides, lawmakers, and advocates say the plans...more
You may encounter a situation in which you need the assistance of an immigration attorney and you may realize that despite the number of qualified and competent immigration attorneys, there are also some that are not as good....more
This is the second and concluding part of the series of articles pertaining to the provisional unlawful presence waiver.
Will I have to be fingerprinted or appear for an interview as part of the provisional unlawful...more
RIDGEWOOD, NEW JERSEY – The immigration lawyers and attorneys at Nachman Phulwani Zimovcak (NPZ) Law Group, P.C. commend President Obama for emphasizing the need for immigration reform in his State of the Union address on...more
On April 1, 2013, the U.S Department of Homeland Security's (DHS), Citizen and Immigration Services (CIS) will start accepting H-1B petitions. H-1B visas are for nonimmigrants who are employed by U.S. employers in...more
The Entrepreneur in Residence (EIR) Initiative
On October 11, 2011, USCIS Director Alejandro Mayorkas announced a new initiative to harness industry expertise from the public and private sectors and increase the job...more
The Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has created a new process that will allow certain spouses, children, and parents of a U.S. citizen (immediate relatives) to apply for a provisional unlawful presence...more
There have been many cases where the parents got the immigrant visa, but the children became over 21, and therefore, the immigrant visa was denied to them. Some children were lucky and got the immigrant visa with their...more
The Obama administration is all set to fix America's broken immigration system as an understanding has been reached between the Republicans and Democrats to bring about the long over-due Comprehensive Immigration Reforms...more
Ridgewood, NJ - Today, President Obama called for common sense, comprehensive immigration reform, saying unequivocally that now is the time for action. He noted that most Americans agree that it is time to "fix the system...more
Expressing frustration with the lack of action to control combustible dust hazards, CSB Chairman Rafael Moure-Eraso urged the International Code Council (ICC) to adopt a Board recommendation that would strengthen adherence to...more
The compensation limits on Tribunal awards will increase as of 1 February 2013. The key changes are set out below...more
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