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Immigration Changes in 2017: New High-Skilled Worker Rule Provides Mobility for Employees and Predictability to Employers
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • USA
  • January 9 2017

The New Year brings with it changes in immigration law, including implementation of the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) final rule entitled

Employers Beware: Employment Authorization Extension Receipts Can Convey Ongoing Work Eligibility
  • Dykema Gossett PLLC
  • USA
  • April 14 2017

Does an Employment Authorization Extension Filing Receipt Mean That an Employee Can Continue to Work After Expiration of His or Her Employment

Decision overturning 17-month OPTSTEM extensions is stayed as USCIS scrambles to cure deficiencies
  • Shumaker Loop & Kendrick
  • USA
  • August 17 2015

On August 12, 2015, Judge Ellen Segal Huvelle of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia dealt a blow to employers by vacating the U.S

DHS Proposes Significant Changes to Employment-Based Immigration System
  • Frost Brown Todd LLC
  • USA
  • February 22 2016

Recently, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) released a notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) that has received significant attention. Over

ESTA Application Requests Social Media Identifiers
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • USA
  • January 3 2017

The US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has added a request for social media identifiers as part of the Visa Waiver Program (VWP) screening

The employment authorization question: ask, but ask carefully
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • March 12 2012

The Department of Homeland Security’s Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) continues to use worksite enforcement (such as I-9 inspections) as a tool to curb illegal immigration.

Proposed U.S. Rules Relating to Highly Skilled Nonimmigrants
  • Baker McKenzie
  • USA
  • March 1 2016

On December 31, 2015, USCIS published proposed regulations for comment regarding the retention of EB-1, EB-2, and EB-3 Immigrant Workers and Program

US Immigration Law Update for 2016
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • USA
  • January 12 2016

As 2015 came to a close we saw several significant developments to US immigration law and procedure from the Congress and the Executive Branch. Below

New Puerto Rican birth certificates & driver's licenses marked not valid as ID -- is the I-9 process affected?
  • Greenberg Traurig LLP
  • USA, Puerto Rico
  • September 8 2010

After September 30, 2010, all Puerto Rican-born individuals seeking to apply or petition for US immigration or citizenship benefits, including a first-time U.S. passport, will be required to obtain a new security-enhanced birth certificate.

F-1 OPT STEM extensions unchanged by court order
  • Foster LLP
  • USA
  • August 14 2015

In 2008, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) published an Interim Final Rule to extend the period of F-1 post-completion Optional