Clear all

Refine your search

Jurisdiction

210 results found

Fakhoury Global Immigration logo
At Fakhoury Global Immigration, our motto is Global Vision, Personal Attention. We provide our clients with the most comprehensive legal immigration…
Commentary
Ask Lexy

Fakhoury Global Immigration | USA | 28 Feb 2020

H-1B visa programme: possible changes on horizon

As the US Citizenship and Immigration Services begins to implement its online electronic registration system for H-1B cap-subject petitions for Fiscal Year 2021 – which is a major deviation from prior years – an examination of the additional changes to the H-1B programme which may be made in the future is in order. US employers should be aware of these possible revisions to the H-1B programme......
Commentary
Ask Lexy

Fakhoury Global Immigration | USA | 17 Jan 2020

PERM: employers, representatives and agents

Some employers have learned the hard way that the role of representatives and attorneys is clearly separated in the Programme Electronic Review Management (PERM) rule and that a violation of this rule may have serious consequences. Violators of the PERM rule will find their applications denied or worse, as there are several strategies to punish employers that act in bad faith.
Commentary
Ask Lexy

Fakhoury Global Immigration | USA | 20 Dec 2019

USCIS proposes rule to increase filing fees: what employers need to know

The US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has proposed a rule to increase the filing fees for most of its applications and petitions for immigration benefits. Some of the provisions in the proposed rule to increase filing fees suggest that US employers or the public may pay the same or more money, but receive less service from the USCIS. US employers should plan and budget......
Commentary
Ask Lexy

Fakhoury Global Immigration | USA | 29 Nov 2019

PERM: all about FLAG

The Department of Labour has introduced its electronic review officers and launched its new online portal: the Foreign Labour Application Gateway (FLAG). The FLAG portal is not yet up and running for Programme Electronic Review Management applications, but is available for all labour condition, temporary H-2A and H-2B and prevailing wage applications.
Commentary
Ask Lexy

Fakhoury Global Immigration | USA | 15 Nov 2019

Update on implementation of H-1B registration rule for employers filing H-1B cap-subject petitions for FY 2021

In January 2019 the US Department of Homeland Security passed a rule that amended the regulations governing the H-1B cap-subject selection process. One of the biggest changes requires employers seeking to file an H-1B cap-subject petition to register the foreign national with the US Citizenship and Immigration Services online electronic registration system. This article sets out some of the......
Commentary
Ask Lexy

Fakhoury Global Immigration | USA | 17 May 2019

New presidential border security and immigration memorandum

President Donald Trump has issued a memorandum to the attorney general and secretary of homeland security as a follow-up measure to a recent proclamation which declared a national emergency in order to address the security and humanitarian crisis at the US-Mexico border. The memorandum confirms that further steps should be proposed to enhance the integrity and efficiency of the existing......
Commentary
Ask Lexy

Fakhoury Global Immigration | USA | 10 May 2019

BALCA approval of equivalency language is double-edged sword

The Board of Alien Labour Certification (BALCA) recently reversed a decision where a certifying officer had denied a Programme Electronic Review Management labour application because the employer had not specified the exact combination of education, training and experience equivalent to a bachelor's degree that would be acceptable. BALCA held that the language used by the employer had been......
Commentary
Ask Lexy

Fakhoury Global Immigration | USA | 3 May 2019

BALCA disregards Form 9089 Section K licence instruction

The Board of Alien Labour Certification recently ruled that there is a lack of clarification about licensing on Form 9089 and that a Programme Electronic Review Management application should not be denied for failure to state the alien's acquisition of a licence. However, the fly in the ointment is that while Form 9089 does not itself clarify this point, the separate instructions to the form......
Commentary
Ask Lexy

Fakhoury Global Immigration | USA | 22 Feb 2019

EB-1, EB-3 and Other Workers India categories see progress

This article has been removed at the request of the contributing firm.
Commentary
Ask Lexy

Fakhoury Global Immigration | USA | 1 Feb 2019

United States continues to accelerate China's growth as technological superpower

Recent media reports indicate that the United States is quickly losing its place as the top destination for global talent, resulting in a growing 'brain drain' of skilled talent to countries such as China. Moreover, recent policy changes have made it increasingly difficult for foreign-born students to remain in the United States after graduation. Such short-sighted measures will only hinder......
Previous page 1 2 3 ...