New Immigration Reform Bill; the RAISE ACT; Uphill Battle to Overhaul the Nation’s Green Card System

Today, President Trump, along with Senator Tom Cotton (R-Arkansas) and Senator David Perdue (R-Georgia), introduced plans for a new immigration reform bill specifically targeting America’s current Green Card system. At the White House, following an introduction by President Trump, Senators Cotton and Perdue provided their reasons for why the bill … Continue reading

USCIS Delays Effective Date of International Entrepreneur Rule Citing Public Interest; Rule Likely to be Completely Rescinded, Call to Action

USCIS Delays Effective Date of International Entrepreneur Rule Citing Public Interest; Rule Likely to be Completely Rescinded, Call to Action The Department of Homeland Security is temporarily delaying the effective date of the International Entrepreneur Rule. This delay will provide DHS with an opportunity to obtain comments from the public … Continue reading

UPDATE USCIS: CHANGE OF ADDRESS INFORMATION

UPDATE USCIS: CHANGE OF ADDRESS INFORMATION Nonimmigrants must remember to update USCIS with their change in address. Should a nonimmigrant move their residence in the United States he or she must report the address change within 10 days. Below please see guidance to complete a change of address with USCIS: … Continue reading

ATTENTION: DOL investigations under the new administration

The H-1B temporary (non-immigrant) workers program responsibilities are divided among various government agencies:  the Department of Labor’s (DOL) Employment Training Administration (ETA); the Department of Homeland Security’s U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service (USCIS); the U.S. Department of State (DOS); and the DOL Employment Standards Administration’s Wage and Hour Division (WH). … Continue reading

ATTENTION: DOL SWITCHES TO ELECTRONIC NOTIFICATIONS

ATTENTION: DOL SWITCHES TO ELECTRONIC NOTIFICATIONS The Atlanta National Processing Center (ANPC) will begin issuing PERM notification letters via e-mail beginning December 1, 2016. This new change applies to the following letters/notifications: Audit Notification Letters Denial Notification Letters Requests for Information Letters Additional Audit Information Requests Withdrawal Letters Notices of … Continue reading