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NawLaw 2018: Your Summer Immigration Briefing

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VISA NEWS ALERT: USCIS Policy Update! Currently, when USCIS receives a petition which is incomplete or does not adequately prove that the foreign national satisfies their visa petition requirements, USCIS would send a Request for Evidence (RFE) or Notice of Intent to Deny (NOID). Starting September 11th, 2018, USCIS will no longer require visa petition evaluators to send RFE’s and...
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ALERTS & ANNOUNCEMENTS: H-1B Visa

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READ ON IF YOUR H-1B PETITION HAS RECENTLY BEEN DENIED OR CHALLENGED BY USCIS We have recently been engaged in many consultations with potential clients throughout the U.S. whose H-1B petitions have been denied by USCIS after their attorneys have filed responses to Requests for Further Evidence, particularly those involving Level 1 wage issues and whether a position is classified...
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Immigration Newsletter Spring 2018

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Immigration Newsletter Spring 2018 We are now seeing compelling immigration news stories on a daily basis and most are very disturbing, particularly the recent US Supreme Court... decision in Rodriguez permitting indefinite detention of green card holders with criminal issues as well as illegals by ICE. Also quite disturbing was the recent decision by Attorney General Sessions to override a...
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Latest Announcement Regarding The H-1B Visa

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Latest Announcement Regarding The H-1B Visa The Latest Announcement Regarding The H-1B Visa (Good News!) To Our Valued Clients and Friends: As reported on Tuesday, under intense pressure from the business and technology communities, the Trump administration now appears to be backing away from a policy change that could have forced foreign tech workers and other H-1B visa holders out...
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Newsletter: December 26, 2017

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Newsletter - Immigration News December 26, 2017 EDITOR'S NOTE Dear Clients & Friends: Unfortunately, 2017 has been a very challenging time for many aspects of U.S. immigration on all fronts. We have seen the end of DACA (Dream Act) which affects over 750,000 foreign nationals who came to the U.S. many years ago as children and have lived, worked and...
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Newsletter: October 31, 2017

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Newsletter - Immigration News October 31, 2017 MAJOR POLICY CHANGE FOR ALL NONIMMIGRANT CLASSIFICATIONS USCIS is now instructing its officers to apply the same level of scrutiny to both initial petitions and extension requests for certain nonimmigrant visa categories. This applies to nearly all nonimmigrant classifications filed using Form I-129, Petition for a Nonimmigrant Worker. KEY SENATE REPUBLICANS PRIVATELY BEGIN...
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Newsletter: September 28, 2017

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Newsletter - Immigration News September 28, 2017 TRUMP ANNOUNCES NEW TRAVEL BAN WHAT IS IT? President Trump has recently announced new travel restrictions for permanent foreign nationals from Chad, Libya, Iran, North Korea, Somalia, Syria, Venezuela, and Yemen. This is a measure that replaced the previous controversial travel ban which expired this past Sunday. Hearings for the previous travel ban...
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