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  • Article: Immigration Attorneys on the Frontlines in the COVID-19 Crisis By Cyrus Mehta

    Immigration Attorneys on the Frontlines in the COVID-19 Crisis by Cyrus Mehta Since USCIS still requires paper submissions by mandated deadlines and the immigration courts in detention centers still function, the COVID-19 crisis has compelled immigration attorneys to take more risks than others, and many are performing essential services on behalf of clients like first responders, medical personnel and delivery people. If some people in certain occupations do not take risks to help others i...
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  • Article: Using Our Communities: The Power of Charity in Refugee Resettlement By Kristie De Peña,  Matthew La Corte

    Using Our Communities: The Power of Charity in Refugee Resettlement by Kristie De Peña, Matthew La Corte Our country is celebrating the 40-year anniversary of the passage of the Refugee Act of 1980, a point in history when Americans came together to formalize our commitment to protecting vulnerable refugees brought to our shores by global conflict. But over the course of four decades, we allowed the role of our communities in those efforts to diminish. Although a different crisis makes ...
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  • Article: Canada as an H-1B Alternative By Irfhan Rawji 

    Article: Canada as an H-1B Alternative By Irfhan Rawji 

    Canada as an H-1B Alternative by Irfhan Rawji Securing and renewing US work visas has become increasingly difficult for many talented foreign technology workers seeking opportunities in the US. In last year’s H-1B visa lottery, USCIS received 201,011 petitions, from which only 85,000 visas were issued. With this year’s lottery changing to an online registration process requiring minimal upfront paperwork and a modest registration fee of only $10, it is reasonable to expect that there ...
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  • Article: Repeatedly Calling It A Chinese Virus Is Racist And A Deflection Of Blame By Alan Lee, Esq.

    Repeatedly Calling It A Chinese Virus Is Racist And A Deflection Of Blame by Alan Lee, Esq. The US has had a long history of racism against Chinese, beginning with the 1871 Chinese massacre in Los Angeles, 1882 Chinese exclusion laws, 1921 and 1924 immigration laws establishing a national origins formula to further exclude Asians and others, yellow peril stories beginning in the early 1900s epitomized by the Fu Manchu character in the 1930s, and jingoistic mistrust of Chinese duri...
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  • Article: April Visa Bulletin Update By Wolfsdorf Rosenthal LLP

    Article: April Visa Bulletin Update By Wolfsdorf Rosenthal LLP

    April Visa Bulletin Update by Wolfsdorf Rosenthal LLP The April Visa Bulletin has modest forward movement among most employment-based preference categories. EB-1 Worldwide continues to be backlogged but moved forward by a few months while India and China had slower forward movement. EB-2 and EB-3 moved forward slightly for China and India but not at all for any other countries. EB-5 India continues to move forward rapidly and, according to the March 13, 2020 USCIS EB-5 St...
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  • Article: Immigration Updates as a Result of COVID-19 By David H. Nachman, Esq., Michael Phulwani, Esq. and Ludka Zimovcak, Esq. 

    Immigration Updates as a Result of COVID-19 by David H. Nachman, Esq., Michael Phulwani, Esq. and Ludka Zimovcak, Esq. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there have been a variety of government policies introduced that impact U.S. immigration-related government functions. These policies are everchanging as a result of the unpredictable nature of COVID-19. However, the below list includes a summary of the recent changes that will impact immigration policy across the U.S. We advise all clien...
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  • Article: Pandemic Update: The Latest Tips, Advice on Coronavirus/COVID-19 By Wolfsdorf Rosenthal LLP

    Pandemic Update: The Latest Tips, Advice on Coronavirus/COVID-19 by Wolfsdorf Rosenthal LLP As many are aware, there have been new developments in the rapidly evolving novel coronavirus pandemic. Here are a few highlights: The World Health Organization (WHO) has named the novel coronavirus/COVID-19 a pandemic. This term refers to its geographical outbreak worldwide. The virus has spread rapidly in Europe and threatens to increase exponentially there and in the United States and elsewh...
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  • Article: Essential COVID-19 Immigration Planning for US Employers By Angelo A. Paparelli, Jason Burritt, Gabriel Mozes, and Dyann DelVecchio Hilbern

    Essential COVID-19 Immigration Planning for US Employers by Angelo A. Paparelli, Jason Burritt, Gabriel Mozes, and Dyann DelVecchio Hilbern [Note to readers: Immigration challenges and government responses triggered by the spread of COVID-19 are developing rapidly. Not all questions can be addressed fully in this Alert.  Employers seeking updated guidance should regularly check Coronavirus (COVID-19), and may reach out to Seyfarth’s business immigration lawyers or attorneys in our Gov...
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  • Article: Congress Passes Bill Ensuring US Citizenship for Children of Military Members By Katy Murdza

    Congress Passes Bill Ensuring US Citizenship for Children of Military Members by Katy Murdza A bill that would ensure automatic U.S. citizenship for the children of U.S. military service members will soon hit the president’s desk. The Citizenship for Children of Military Members & Civil Servants Act passed the House and Senate with bipartisan support last Thursday. Until recently, children born abroad to U.S. service members and federal employees were generally considered to h...
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  • Article: Key Takeaways from USCIS’ Public Engagement on EB-5 Inventory Management By Wolfsdorf Rosenthal LLP

    Key Takeaways from USCIS’ Public Engagement on EB-5 Inventory Management by Wolfsdorf Rosenthal LLP USCIS held a Listening Session on its new process for managing EB-5 visa petition inventory on March 13, 2020.  Sarah Kendall, Chief of the Immigrant Investor Program Office, and Charles Oppenheim, Chief of the Immigrant Visa Control and Reporting Division, both spoke.  Here are the key takeaways from the session.   Form I-526 Processing. Starting March 31, 2020, IPO w...
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