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Conspirator in $14 Million B-2 Visa Fraud Scheme Pleads Guilty
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • December 1 2016

On October 6, 2016, Eyal Katz, the owner of a mall kiosk business, pled guilty to a visa fraud and money laundering plot involving 140 foreign workers


Immigration Policy Choices Under the New Administration
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • November 21 2016

Now that the election is over, focus turns to the U.S. immigration policy of President-elect Donald J. Trump’s administration over the next four


Ninth Circuit Refuses to Vacate TRO on Trump’s Immigration Order
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • February 10 2017

Late yesterday, in the case of Washington v. Trump, No. 17-35105 (9th Cir. Feb. 9, 2017), the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit issued a


The Trump Administration’s Recent Executive Orders on Immigration
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • January 30 2017

This past week, the Trump administration issued three Executive Orders (“EOs”) on immigration. Certain provisions of these EOs may immediately impact


DHS Releases New F-1 STEM OPT Regulations
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • March 18 2016

On March 11, 2016, the Department of Homeland Security ("DHS") issued its long-awaited final rule (the "2016 Rule") allowing F-1 graduates to extend


DOL Administrative Law Judge Permits Employer to Deduct H-1B Costs from Final Paycheck per Repayment Agreement
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • December 1 2016

On October 26, 2016, an administrative law judge ("ALJ") for the U.S. Department of Labor ("DOL") found that an H-1B employer, located in


Fifth Circuit Finds That Employer May Sign Section 2 of Form I-9 Based on Corporate Knowledge, in Limited Circumstances
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • December 1 2016

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit recently issued its opinion in Employer Solutions Staffing Group II, L.L.C. V. OCAHO, No. 15-60173


District Court Extends Validity of F-1 STEM Rules Until May 10, 2016
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • January 25 2016

On January 23, 2016, the district court in Washington Alliance of Technology Workers v. U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Civil Action No. 14-529


January 2016 Immigration Alert
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • January 26 2016

On January 19, 2016, the U.S. Supreme Court agreed to hear the Obama administration’s appeal from the Fifth Circuit decision that enjoined


Special immigration alert: federal district court overturns regulation permitting 17-month F-1OPT STEM extensions
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • August 14 2015

On August 12, 2015, the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia rendered its decision in Washington Alliance of Technology Workers v. U.S