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Recent Executive Orders Have Immediate Immigration Impacts, but Overnight Overhaul of U.S. Immigration System Is Unlikely
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • March 17 2017

It is no secret that the new administration under President Trump brings with it a fundamental shift in executive attitude with respect to both legal


Gear Up for H-1B, L-1 Reforms
  • Jackson Lewis PC
  • USA
  • March 13 2017

Aiming to reform and reduce fraud and abuse in the H-1B and L-1 visa programs, bipartisan bills have been introduced in both Houses of the Congress


DHS Site Visits and Inspections Be Prepared
  • Mintz
  • USA
  • March 9 2017

From time to time, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) conducts site visits at the offices of employers petitioning for temporary work visas on


Trump Administration’s New Immigration Actions Raise Questions
  • Husch Blackwell LLP
  • USA
  • March 8 2017

On March 6, 2017, the Trump administration released a new Executive Order on immigration after a federal court halted implementation of the major


Executive Travel Ban Update: President Trump Issues Narrower Executive Order
  • Tarter Krinsky & Drogin LLP
  • USA
  • March 8 2017

On March 6, 2017, President Trump signed a follow-up Executive Order (EO) revoking the original travel ban of January 27, 2017. The President


Visa Update: Premium Processing of H-1B Petitions Temporarily Halted; H-1B and L-1 Visa Reform Bill Introduced
  • Duane Morris LLP
  • USA
  • March 7 2017

Starting April 3, 2017, USCIS will temporarily suspend premium processing for all H-1B petitions. This suspension may last up to six months and USCIS


President Trump issues revised executive order suspending travel of nationals from six countries
  • Nixon Peabody LLP
  • USA
  • March 7 2017

On March 6, 2017, President Trump signed an Executive Order (EO) that again suspends entry to the United States of nationals of six designated


2017 Immigration Reminders & Updates
  • Vedder Price PC
  • USA
  • March 7 2017

This is a reminder that U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) released an updated version of Form I-9, Employment Eligibility


New Immigration Regulations Provide Relief to Employers Seeking Green Cards for their Employees
  • Vedder Price PC
  • USA
  • March 7 2017

On January 17, 2017, a new Department of Homeland Security rule took effect. “Retention of EB-1, EB-2, and EB-3 Immigrant Workers and Program


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