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USCIS to No Longer Allow InfoPass Appointment Scheduling Without Pre-Authorization

December 19 2018 On October 30, USCIS announced that it will expand its Information Services Modernization Program to more field offices because it believes that most…

Construction Industry Double-Breasting: Recent Developments and Lessons Learned

January 24 2018 With high demand for housing on one hand and high costs on the other, something had to give, and it appears to be union labor. Although most public…

Assignment of Accounts Receivables and Factoring Agreements in the Construction Industry: How Can They Affect an Owner/Developer's Project?

September 28 2017 It is not uncommon that companies with cash flow problems or those that have a desire to be paid on expedited terms assign their accounts receivables…

Why Chinese Companies Need to Exercise Caution When Attending Trade Shows in the United States

December 20 2017 Over the past few years, owners of U.S. patents and trademarks have used the appearance of Chinese companies at a trade show as infringement "traps."…

The Narrowing of the NAFTA Visa Category for Canadian and Mexican Citizens Classified as Economist - a Warning Shot to Employers

January 2 2018 On December 20, 2017, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) publicized a policy memorandum it originally released on November 20, 2017…

Premium Processing Returns for a Limited Number of H-1B Visa Petition Submissions

February 21 2019 USCIS announced that, as of Tuesday, February 19, it has resumed premium processing for all H-1B petitions filed on or before December 21, 2018. An…

What You Should Know About the New York Child Victims Act

February 20 2019 With New York’s recent enactment of the Child Victims Act, the legal landscape surrounding claims of sexual abuse in the civil and criminal contexts…

Rescission of H-4 Dependent Visa Holder Employment Authorization Expected Before March 18, 2019 and Changes to 1-539 Request for Extension of Stay Form

February 19 2019 Changes in the business immigration arena continue to affect non-immigrants in significant ways…

New York State Appellate Court Decision Puts Many Co-ops’ Ability to Recover Attorneys’ Fees in Jeopardy

February 14 2019 Late last year, the New York State Supreme Court, First Department of the Appellate Division issued a decision regarding the enforceability of an…

A New Tool for 351(k) Applicants

February 8 2019 This past December, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a biosimilar industry guidance on a variety of topics. Mostly overlooked was a…