Possible Impact of Government Shutdown on Immigration

Posted on March 18, 2011

On March 18, 2011, President Obama signed into law a temporary spending measure to keep the government funded for another three weeks averting a federal shutdown. The temporary spending measure again ... Read More

DOS Releases New Guidance on L Visas, Specialized Knowledge

Posted on March 03, 2011

The Department of State (DOS) released a new cable in January to all diplomatic and consular posts on guidelines for L visa adjudications, particularly in regard to evaluating claims of "specialized ... Read More

USCIS Issues Work Authorization and Advance Parole on Single Card for Adjustment Applicants

Posted on March 03, 2011

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced that it is now issuing employment and travel authorization on a single card for certain applicants filing an Application to Register ... Read More

USCIS Using External Sources to Check Validity of Petitions

Posted on February 25, 2011

For employer/petitioners submitting petitions on behalf of individuals who will derive an immigration benefit, it is imperative for the company to verify the information available on Dun & ... Read More

Lessons from Tri-Valley University

Posted on February 18, 2011

The Indian student community has been rocked by the closing of Tri-Valley University in California, leaving over 1500 students without legal immigration status. As Immigration officials focus their ... Read More

Labor Dept. Board Rules Against Company for Failing to Pay H-1B Worker for Travel Time

Posted on February 16, 2011

The Department of Labor's Administrative Review Board (ARB) ruled on January 31, 2011, against a medical software company, Integrated Informatics, Inc., for failing to pay an H-1B nonimmigrant ... Read More

USCIS Issues Work Authorization and Advance Parole on Single Card for Adjustment Applicants

Posted on February 16, 2011

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced that it is now issuing employment and travel authorization on a single card for certain applicants filing an Application to Register ... Read More