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Category: Immigration Law Issues

The Ways We Talk About Immigration

Apr 13, 2021

We’ve been talking in the office about the language of immigration and in particular the use of the phrase “unaccompanied minor.” The legal-sounding euphemism mutes the reality of the situation for fa...

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U.S. Extends TPS to Venezuela

Mar 10, 2021

In another sign that we have a new administration, the United States granted temporary protected status (TPS) to Venezuelans on Tuesday. Former President Donald Trump repeatedly worked to end TPS stat...

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H-1B Visa Changes Delayed Until December 2021

Feb 11, 2021

As immigration lawyers that work extensively on employment-based immigration, the H-1B visa has been a big part of our practice. It is for foreign nationals that “wish to perform services in a special...

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The Role of Immigration for Biden Administration Becomes Clearer

Jan 29, 2021

President Joe Biden sent an ambitious immigration reform bill to Congress on his first day in office. The U.S. Citizenship Act of 2021 includes provisions that address immigration, enforcement, a...

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Biden Starts His Presidency with Immigration Reform Bill

Jan 21, 2021

On his first day in office, President Joe Biden signed a document to send the U.S. Citizenship Act of 2021 to Congress “to restore humanity and American values to our immigration system,” accordi...

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International Travelers Must Now Show Evidence of Negative COVD Test to Fly

Jan 14, 2021

Starting January 26, the Center for Disease Control (CDC) will require that international travelers to the United States show written proof of a negative test for COVID-19 conducted within three calen...

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New Regulations Radically Change the H-1B Lottery

Jan 12, 2021

In November 2020, United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced new regulations that would radically change the H-1B lottery. As immigration lawyers that specialize in work...

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Help Us Stop Unfair "Fairness" Act

Dec 15, 2020

As immigration lawyers who specialize in employment-based immigration, we’ve been watching the progress of the “Fairness in High-Skilled Immigrants Act of 2020” with real concern. Unfortunately, the S...

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TPS Protection Extended to October 2021

Dec 9, 2020

Many Temporary Protected Status (TPS) work authorizations were set to expire in January 2021. That date has been pushed back for those from Sudan, Haiti, Nicaragua, El Salvador, Nepal, and Honduras be...

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DHS is Now Accepting DACA Applications Again

Dec 8, 2020

Last June, the Supreme Court overruled the Trump administration’s attempt to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals act (DACA), but the Department of Homeland Security refused to accept new ap...

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