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The chart linked here provides some introductory information regarding the different visa categories compiled by Williams Mullen’s Immigration Practice Group.
Please see full chart below for more information....more
Since the release of its “Tenant Occupancy” Notice on February 17, 2012, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (“USCIS”) has begun issuing Requests for Evidence on pending regional center applications and exemplar...more
This year has brought many significant changes that will impact all California employers. This annual report from Greenberg Glusker’s Employment Group summarizes some of the most important new federal and state legal...more
After the new PRC exit-entry law has come into force on 1 July 2013, the State Council issued a new regulation on the administration of foreigners' exit and entry (New Regulation) on 12 July 2013 to clarify the rules relating...more
While America is often called the land of opportunity, immigration law often serves as a barrier for many business owners and foreign entrepreneurs. In an editorial in The Washington Post, Facebook founder and CEO Mark...more
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) recently issued a report to the U.S. Customs and Immigration Service (USCIS) regarding the implementation of L-1 visa regulations....more
Below are my summaries of the 2012 EB-5 AAO decisions recently posted by USCIS, which can be a accessed from www.uscis.gov > Administrative Decisions and choosing the "Folders" for B7 and K1....more
Welcome to the inaugural edition of the Employment Law Insight, a service of the Employment Law practice group at Patton Boggs LLP...
...Why “Employment Law Insight”? Employers have available to them, and indeed are...more
Many foreign nationals who want to start a business in the United States have asked the lawyers at Scott Legal Services, P.C. to explain the different Visa options available to them. This article reviews four very popular...more
On March 21, 2013, Federal Finance Minister Jim Flaherty tabled the Conservative government’s new budget entitled Economic Action Plan 2013. As expected, the key themes are job creation, skills development, infrastructure...more
The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (the “USCIS”) published on Feb. 14, 2013, a revised draft of a proposed policy memo concerning the Immigrant Investor Program (otherwise known as the EB-5 visa program).
An E-2 Visa is a Visa Classification that is available for foreign nationals who wish to live in the U.S. to develop and direct the operations of a business. The business can be large or small and an E-2 Visa is a great Visa...more
As the push for immigration reform gains momentum on Capitol Hill, more bipartisan immigration measures are being introduced, some of which have a good chance of being incorporated into any sweeping reform package....more
In This Issue:
- DOMESTIC POLICY MATTERS -
U.S. Economy. Preliminary figures released this week revealed that the U.S. economy contracted at an annual rate of 0.1 percent in the fourth quarter of 2012, marking...more
Scott Legal Services, P.C. often fields questions from potential investors regarding the EB-5 Immigrant Investor Visa program. In order to assist our clients, we have developed this summary of the top 6 questions asked about...more
In This Article:
Federal Government; Alberta; British Columbia; Manitoba; New Brunswick; Newfoundland; Northwest Territories; Nova Scotia; Nunavut; Ontario; Prince Edward Island; Québec/Quebec; Saskatchewan; and...more
I. EB-5 Regional Center -
Congress created the fifth employment-based prefernce (EB-5) immigrant visa category in 1990 for immigrants seeking to enter to engage in a commercial enterprise that will benefit...more
The City of Miami is pushing for job creation and economic development through the establishment of an EB-5 immigrant investor regional center. The EB-5 program, initially created in 1990 by Congress, allows for foreign...more
The “E-2 Treaty Investor” employment visa classification was established by Congress to promote capital inflow by foreign investors and to create additional employment opportunities for U.S. citizens. Currently, the United...more
On Tuesday, August 14th Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Rupert Murdoch visited Boston to tout the economic benefits to the United States of a liberal immigration policy focused on entrepreneurship and job creation. At a forum...more
On June 11, 2012, President Obama signed legislation that would add Israel to the list of countries eligible for nonimmigrant E-2 treaty investor visas. This is a substantial positive development in the creation of stronger...more
On August 2, 2012, the Senate agreed to a three-year extension of the EB-5 investor visa pilot program, which was scheduled to sunset at the end of September of this year. “The scope and duration of the extension have already...more
In This Issue:
- China Adopts New “Immigration Law”
- SPC Issues Draft Interpretations on the Trial of Cases Involving Labor Disputes
- China to Amend the Labor Contract Law
- People’s Bank of China...more
Effective July 1, all E visa adjudications in Mexico will be centralized in three visa posts and all supporting documents must be presented in a standardized format.
The EB-5 program has received growing attention in recent weeks. In these days of tight credit, particularly for commercial real estate development, the EB-5 Program provides an attractive alternative to conventional real...more
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