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Category: Immigration Law Issues

The Most Disturbing Part of the Flight to Martha's Vineyard

Sep 28, 2022

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As immigration lawyers, we worry that the media coverage of the Florida governor’s stunt is missing the most salient issue. People aren’t overlooking the governor’s cruelty entirely, but the things th...

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The Case Against the Economic Case for Immigration

Aug 31, 2022

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One byproduct of being immigration lawyers is that we routinely watch the national conversation over immigration get sidetracked in ways that miss the point. We can make the economic argument for immi...

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Senate Opposition to STEM-Related Immigration Hurts U.S. Economy

Aug 24, 2022

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The good news? Politicians haven’t stopped trying find ways to address the challenges to immigration, particularly for those in STEM fields. The bad news? Most House and Senate Republicans are...

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DACA Appeal to be Heard in New Orleans Today

Jul 6, 2022

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On Wednesday, June 6, the fate of the DREAM Act moves to New Orleans, and as immigration lawyers, the fact that it is still in the courts is discouraging on a number of levels, not the least of w...

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Denials of Afghan Humanitarian Parole Applications Raise Serious Questions

Jun 27, 2022

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In March, we wrote about the way Russia’s invasion of the Ukraine has exposed what looks like racial and cultural biases in our immigration policy. The New York Times told the story of people in Calif...

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Tech Companies Call for H-1B Visa Change

Jun 20, 2022

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The one thing that unifies everybody in immigration debates is that nobody is happy with things as they are. It’s disheartening as an immigration lawyer that appeals to justice and American ideals bar...

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Supreme Court Decision Highlights Importance of Precision

May 19, 2022

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The U.S. Supreme Court just gave immigrants another reason to seek out immigration lawyers. The importance of properly and accurately filling out forms has never been more pressing. On Monday, the ...

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USCIS New Rule Automatically Extends Renewal Period for Employment Authorization Documents

May 4, 2022

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Starting on Wednesday, U.S Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will increase the automatic extension period for employment authorization and Employment Authorization Documents (EADs). Many EA...

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Las Cafeteras Add Optimistic, Political Notes to Jazz Fest in New Orleans

May 2, 2022

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Last weekend, New Orleans’ Jazz Fest returned for the first time since Spring 2019. Since it is one of the cornerstones of New Orleans’ tourist economy and the identity of a city built on music, it’s ...

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USCIS Expands Premium Processing to Reduce Backlog

Apr 6, 2022

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One of the frustrations we face as immigration lawyers is the time that United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) can take processing documents and applications. On March 30, USCIS an...

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