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No more “aliens”: outdated term shipped back to home planet
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • August 19 2015

Did you know that California law currently allows employers in certain circumstances to give preferential treatment to candidates who aren't "aliens"


District Court vacates F-1 STEM OPT rule and provides DHS with six months to cure defect
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • August 14 2015

On Wednesday, August 12, 2015, U.S. District Court Judge Ellen Huvelle of the District of Columbia vacated the Department of Homeland Security's (DHS


SEC charges EB-5 fund operators and finders
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • July 13 2015

The Securities and Exchange Commission (the "Commission" or "SEC") has become increasingly active in enforcing alleged violations of U.S. securities


Update on Department of State visa systems issues
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • June 19 2015

On June 15, 2015, the Department of State (DOS) announced that the Bureau of Consular Affairs was experiencing technical problems with its visa


Technical issues delay visa application processing
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • June 17 2015

On June 15, 2015, the Department of State (DOS) announced that the Bureau of Consular Affairs is currently experiencing technical problems with its


USCIS suspends premium processing for H-1B extensions
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • May 19 2015

In an effort to implement the new Employment Authorization initiative for H-4 Spouses, on May 19, 2015, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services


Lawfully present and protected
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • May 7 2015

Employers are well aware that the protections provided by 42 U.S.C. 1981 extend to both United States citizens and permanent residents


USCIS receives nearly 233,000 H-1B cap petitions and conducts lottery
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • April 13 2015

On April 13, 2015, United States Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS) announced that it received nearly 233,000 H-1B petitions to meet both the


H-1B quota reached
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • April 7 2015

On April 7, 2015, United States Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS) announced that it received sufficient H-1B petitions to meet both the


USCIS issues policy memorandum to clarify the L-1B “specialized knowledge” standard
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • March 25 2015

In a long-awaited and highly anticipated communication, United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) released a draft policy memorandum