The future of the H-4 EAD
In a seeming change of opinion, DHS asks a judge to not block the H-4 EAD (certain spouses of H-1B workers are entitled to an H-4 employment authorization document) rule that was created by the Obama administration. The Trump administration has been trying to dismantle the H4 EAD for a few years. Is this a […]
Are new H-1B restrictions forthcoming?
Stuart Anderson of Forbes wrote an informative article about the H-1B visa and its effects on the economy and jobs of U.S. workers. The H-1B visa actually stimulates the economy and helps create U.S. jobs, rather than the opposite, according to various studies. This article gives a nice summary about companies that use the H-1B […]
The Trump administration was looking for a public health crisis to limit immigration.
A very interesting read.
USCIS is preparing to reopen on June 4
USCIS’s closures due to COVID-19 have been extended until June 3. The tentative reopen date is now June 4. While offices are temporarily closed, USCIS will continue to provide limited emergency in-person services. Please call the USCIS Contact Center for assistance with emergency services. All appointments that were cancelled will be rescheduled. You can find the official […]
President Trump signed an Executive Order temporarily suspending immigration into the U.S.
President Trump has signed the Executive Order he alluded to in Monday evening’s Tweet. The Order lasts for 60 days, can be renewed, and affects people outside of the U.S. seeking immigrant status. It does not appear to pertain to nonimmigrant visas, such as the H-1B, TN, L-1, etc. You can find the entire Order […]
Trump Tweet: Temporarily Halt Immigration
As many of you probably heard, Trump tweeted out on April 20 that he plans to temporarily halt immigration into the U.S. He gave no specifics, so we are unsure what this means. However, here is a well-written article about the proposed suspension and how faulty and self-serving it is.
From the Archives – Premier Lawyers of America Award
In December 2019, Attorney Beata McCann was recognized for excellence in the practice of immigration law, in the top 1% of immigration attorneys in America.