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Potential Government Shutdown: Immigration Consequences for Employers and their Foreign National Employees
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • April 24 2017

Seyfarth Synopsis: If Congress fails to pass a funding bill by midnight on Friday, April 28, resulting in a federal government shutdown, it would


Trump Administration Issues “Buy American and Hire American” Executive Order
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • April 19 2017

The EO orders the Departments of State, Justice, Labor, and Homeland Security to propose new rules and issue new guidance to


USCIS Receives 199,000 H-1B Cap Petitions and Completes Lottery Process
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • April 17 2017

On April 17, 2017, United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced that it received 199,000 H-1B petitions to meet both the


H-1B Quota Reached - April 2017
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • April 7 2017

On April 7, 2017, United States Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS) announced that it received sufficient H-1B petitions to meet both the


Quick Guidance: What To Do In The Event of a Visit By The DHS-ICE Agents
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • March 30 2017

As the Department of Homeland Security, as well as the administration generally, signals increases in immigration enforcement activity, businesses


New Department of State Cable Implements Extreme Vetting Measures
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • March 24 2017

New DOS cable instructs U.S. consular posts to identify population groups for tougher visa screening, which will likely lead to increased processing


Searches of Devices at the U.S. Border
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • March 21 2017

United States’ Customs laws and regulations (See, 8 U.S.C. 1582, 19 C.F.R 162.6) authorize customs officers to inspect, search andor detain any


Federal Courts Temporarily Block the Trump Administration's Revised Travel Ban
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • March 16 2017

Federal judges from Hawaii and Maryland have issued nationwide Temporary Restraining Orders (TROs) effectively blocking the implementation of the


USCIS Suspends H-1B Premium Processing Beginning April 3, 2017
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • March 7 2017

USCIS recently announced that the agency will temporarily suspend premium processing for all H-1B petitions beginning on April 3, 2017. USCIS


Revised Travel Ban: President Trump Signs New Executive Order
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • March 6 2017

On March 6, 2017, President Trump signed a new Executive Order temporarily restricting certain foreign nationals from Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan