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DOS issues may 2014 Visa Bulletin

  • Epstein Becker Green
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 28 2014

The DOS has issued its Visa Bulletin for May 2014. This bulletin determines who can apply for U.S. permanent residence and when. The cutoff dates for

USCIS Ombudsman reports mistaken denials of work authorization for Conrad 30 dependents

  • Epstein Becker Green
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 28 2014

On March 24, 2014, the USCIS Ombudsman reported that the agency has been improperly denying employment authorization to the dependents of J-1 doctors

New California laws raise I-9 dilemma for employers

  • Epstein Becker Green
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 28 2014

On January 1, 2014, several immigrant-friendly laws went into effect in California. Our January 2014 immigration alert summarized several of the laws

Federal court in Texas rules that former employees lack standing to bring RICO claim

  • Epstein Becker Green
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 28 2014

On March 31, 2014, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas held that employees lacked standing to sue their former employer under

USCIS implements fdns site visits to confirm L-1 employment

  • Epstein Becker Green
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 28 2014

The USCIS has expanded the number of site visits conducted as part of its Fraud Detection and National Security ("FDNS") program to employers of L-1

USCIS reaches H-1B cap for FY 2015

  • Epstein Becker Green
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 7 2014

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services ("USCIS") announced today that it has received a sufficient number of H-1B petitions to reach the statutory

BIA finds that an E-2 dependent is not required to apply for employment authorization

  • Epstein Becker Green
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 3 2014

On November 5, 2013, the Board of Immigration Appeals ("BIA") issued an opinion that found that an E-2 spouse remained eligible for permanent

California passes "immigrant friendly" legislation

  • Epstein Becker Green
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 3 2014

On January 1, 2014 several immigrant-friendly laws went into effect in California. These bills provide significant new rights and protections to

H-1B nonimmigrant season opens on April 1, 2014, for fiscal year 2015

  • Epstein Becker Green
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 3 2014

As most H-1B employers know, there is an annual quota on the number of new H-1B petitions that can be approved each federal fiscal year. The quota is

DOL's administrative review board applies "bona fide termination" rule to E-3 worker

  • Epstein Becker Green
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 3 2014

On December 23, 2013, the Administrative Review Board ("ARB"), U.S. Department of Labor ("DOL"), issued its decision in Matter of S.V. Technologies