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NEWSLETTER EXTRAS: March 7, 2017

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NEWSLETTER EXTRAS: March 7, 2017 USCIS WILL TEMPORARILY SUSPEND PREMIUM PROCESSING FOR ALL H-1B PETITIONS FOR UP TO 6 MONTHS STARTING ON APRIL 3, 2017 The suspension will apply to all petitions filed for the FY18 H-1B regular cap, master's advanced degree cap exemption, as well as cap-exempt petitions filed on or after April 3, 2017. USCIS will continue to...
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BREAKING NEWS: February 21, 2017

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Newsletter - BREAKING NEWS: February 21, 2017 BREAKING NEWS: February 21, 2017 The Department of Homeland Security has issued today a sweeping set of orders that places the vast majority of the nation's 11 million undocumented immigrants at risk of apprehension and deportation. These memos: Instruct all agents, including Customs and Border Protection (CBP) and Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE)...
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BREAKING NEWS: February 10, 2017

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BREAKING NEWS: February 10, 2017 9TH CIRCUIT COURT OF APPEALS KEEPS BLOCK ON TRUMP'S IMMIGRATION BAN A Ninth Circuit panel has unanimously refused President Donald Trump's bid to reinstate his temporary ban on immigration for refugees and people from seven Muslim-majority countries. In weighing the balance of hardships and the public interest, the panel stated that the government failed to...
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NEWSLETTER: February 3, 2017

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Newsletter - Immigration Update: February 3, 2017 FOREIGNERS TRAPPED IN THE U.S. BY NEW EXECUTIVE ORDER As reported in the New York Times, tens of thousands of immigrants find themselves effectively trapped in the United States, unable to travel abroad even for funerals or family health emergencies without risking losing their legal residency status. Following President Trump's Executive Order imposing...
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NEWSLETTER: January 16, 2017

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Newsletter - Latest U.S. Immigration Update: January 16, 2015 DEFERRED ACTION FOR CHILDHOOD ARRIVALS (DACA) EMERGENCY ALERT In light of the incoming Trump administration, Nawlaw believes it might be advantageous for DACA beneficiaries to consider applying for emergency advance parole travel permission prior to Mr. Trump's Presidential inauguration on January 20, 2017. DACA recipients are permitted to request emergency advance...
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NEWSLETTER: December 21, 2016

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NEWSLETTER: December 21, 2016 - It's Time to Prepare For H-1B Filing on April 1, 2017 THE EB-5 REGIONAL CENTER PROGRAM HAS BEEN EXTENDED THROUGH APRIL 28, 2017 The U.S. House of Representatives and Senate have passed the Continuing Resolution legislation to keep the government open through April 28, 2017. The legislation extends the EB-5 Regional Center Program for the...
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NEWSLETTER: November 15, 2016

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Newsletter - Immigration Update: November 15, 2016 WHAT LIES AHEAD IN U.S. IMMIGRATION WITH PRESIDENT-ELECT DONALD TRUMP The election of Donald Trump means that immigration enforcement is likely to take over as the core of immigration policy throughout the next four years. While it remains to be seen whether Mr. Trump will actually follow through with his radical campaign promises,...
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NEWSLETTER: October 17, 2016

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NEWSLETTER: October 17, 2016 EB-5 IMMIGRANT INVESTOR PROGRAM HAS BEEN RENEWED UNTIL DECEMBER 9, 2016 The EB-5 immigrant investor program, a program that rewards foreign investors who invest $500,000 or $1 million in the United States with green cards, was set to expire on September 30, 2016 and has now been extended until December, 9 2016. This short extension reflects...
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NEWSLETTER: September 2, 2016

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NEWSLETTER: September 2, 2016 DONALD TRUMP WAIVERS ON IMMIGRATION PLAN The Republican presidential nominee attempted to clarify his hardline approach to illegal immigration during a nationally televised speech in Phoenix on August 31, 2016. Although Mr. Trump re-iterated his proposal to build a wall, immediately deport criminal aliens, triple the number of deportation officers, repeal President Obama's executive orders that...
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