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Major Change in USCIS Policy on Accrued Unlawful Presence Likely to Impact F, M and J Status Holders
  • Jackson Lewis PC
  • USA
  • May 13 2018

USCIS has posted a policy memorandum that will radically change current policy for students and exchange visitors. The policy makes it much more


The Latest and Greatest Developments in Immigration Law
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • April 24 2018

About one year ago, President Trump signed the “Buy American Hire American” (BAHA) Executive Order to “create higher wages and employment rates for


SEC Increases Scrutiny of EB-5 Investment Fraud
  • Katz Marshall & Banks LLP
  • USA
  • April 9 2018

The Immigrant Investor Program, or EB-5 Program, was until recently a little-known visa preference program operated by a division of the U.S


2018 Bipartisan Budget Act Revises Stark Law Regulations - Part II
  • Nossaman LLP
  • USA
  • April 5 2018

The Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018 (the “Act”), signed into law on February 9, 2018, contains an amendment that should cause physicians and healthcare


New USCIS Guidance Clarifies Requirements for H-1B Petitions Involving Third-Party Worksites
  • Jackson Lewis PC
  • USA
  • March 23 2018

Further to President Donald Trump’s Buy American and Hire American executive order, which directs the DHS to protect the interests of U.S. workers and


New Voluntary Self-Referral Disclosure Protocol Announced
  • Dinsmore & Shohl LLP
  • USA
  • May 8 2017

Beginning June 1, 2017, health care providers and suppliers who wish to voluntarily disclose actual or potential violations of the Stark Law must


President Trump Issues Executive Order on Employment-Based Visa Reform and Compliance Enforcement
  • Miller Canfield PLC
  • USA
  • April 19 2017

On April 17, 2017, President Donald Trump signed an executive order: “Buy American and Hire American.” The hiring aspect of the order focuses on


H-1B Employers Face Increased Site Visits
  • McGuireWoods LLP
  • USA
  • April 18 2017

Employers using the H-1B visa program should take note as additional site visits may be on the horizon. U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (“U


Immigration Fact and Fiction for the U.S. Employer: All Those Announcements About H-1B’s - Is the Program Really Being Restructured?
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • April 5 2017

Timed to coincide with the date when thousands upon thousands of H-1B petitions, subject to the quota cap limitation are filed with Service Centers


USCIS Issues Guidance on H-1B Petition Adjudication, Announces ‘Targeted’ Site Visits
  • Morgan Lewis
  • USA
  • April 4 2017

In a policy memorandum dated March 31, United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced that it is formally rescinding the 2000