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Foster LLP | USA | 2 Nov 2015

Proposed changes to STEM OPT regulations

On October 19, 2015, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) published in the Federal Register a proposed rule to provide a longer period of


Foster LLP | USA | 16 Oct 2015

Homeland Security email points to ongoing racial profiling by local police

An internal email from a Department of Homeland Security lawyer is raising questions about the ongoing use of ethnic profiling by local police


Foster LLP | USA | 9 Oct 2015

CBP requires additional documents from L-2 dependents traveling to the U.S. without the L-1 worker

L-2 nonimmigrants traveling separately from their L-1 spouseparent recently have reported being placed in secondary inspection by U.S. Customs &


Foster LLP | USA | 9 Oct 2015

Only time will tell over Oct. Immigration Visa Bulletin

On Sept. 9, 2015, the U.S. Department of State published an historic visa bulletin for October 2015, which would have allowed a


Foster LLP | USA | 7 Oct 2015

New U.S. immigrants are the best educatedever

The immigrants who have recently come to the United States are the most highly educated in history. A Pew Research Center analysis of U.S


Foster LLP | USA | 6 Oct 2015

Border Patrol parent agency issues custody standards

San Diego The U.S. Border Patrol's parent agency on Monday issued nationwide custody standards, a little more than a year after its jails were


Foster LLP | USA | 6 Oct 2015

How are H-1B holders affected by the U.S. green card application flip flop?

The U.S. has staged a rapid retreat from plans to speed up the green-card application process in a way that would have helped Indian H-1B visa


Foster LLP | USA | 1 Oct 2015

Immigrants ‘heartbroken’ over about-face on visas

Seattle Swaroop Venumbaka was thrilled to receive word from the State Department early last month that after eight years in the United States, he


Foster LLP | USA | 30 Sep 2015

Government shutdown averted as Congress passes spending bill

With only hours to spare on the last day of the fiscal year, Congress approved a temporary spending measure to avert a shutdown and keep the federal


Foster LLP | USA | 29 Sep 2015

Toys ‘R’ Us brings temporary foreign workers to U.S. to move jobs overseas

When Congress designed temporary work visa programs, the idea was to bring in foreigners with specialized, hard-to-find skills who would help

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