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Deportation Visas

DHS Announces Changes to Benefit Undocumented Immigrants

On July 29, 2016 the Department of Homeland Security announced a final rule that expands eligibility or a provisional waiver of unlawful presence, (‘‘provisional waiver’’). For readers who are unfamiliar with the provisional...more

Visa Restrictions on Foreign Entrepreneurs to Ease Under Obama Immigration Directives

by Miller Canfield on

President Barack Obama’s immigration directives, announced on November 20, 2014, include a plan to ease visa restrictions, “mak[ing] it easier and faster for high-skilled immigrants, graduates, and entrepreneurs to stay and...more

President's Immigration Executive Action Will Impact Employers

by Faegre Baker Daniels on

On November 20, 2014, President Obama announced executive action to allow millions of undocumented immigrants to remain in the United States temporarily and apply for work authorization. This executive action also includes...more

Tough ICE Deportation, I-9 Worksite Enforcement Efforts Continue To Affect Employers

by Franczek Radelet P.C. on

As employers know, failing to comply with I-9 requirements can lead to fines, the loss of federal funding, even criminal sanctions against employers and, as we discussed at this year’s Employment Law Conference, their...more

USCIS Issues Guidance Clarifying “Reason to Believe” Standard for I-601A Waivers

On January 24, 2014, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) issued a Policy Memorandum clarifying the “reason to believe” standard for denying I-601A provisional unlawful presence waiver applications involving...more

U.S. Supreme Court Decision Paves Way for Same-Sex Spousal Immigration

by Ronald Shapiro on

The so-called “Defense of Marriage Act,” or DOMA, was passed in 1996 by Congress and signed into law by President Bill Clinton, but as of today, the U.S. Supreme Court has ruled that Section Three of DOMA is unconstitutional....more

Frequently Asked Immigration Questions and Answers

by Scott Legal, P.C. on

1. If I get a Work based Visa, Can I Work for Another Company or Work on Something Else? Generally a non-immigrant (temporary) work based Visa only allows you to work in the profession and on the tasks that the Visa...more

Immigration Reform: A political catch phrase or a true glimmer of hope

by Lara Romanello on

This article highlights some of the viewpoints the Republican candidates have been throwing around about immigration reform; it also elaborates on these proposals and discusses whether or not they will work....more

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