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H-1B Visa Changes Delayed Until December 2021

Feb 11, 2021

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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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Immigration Law for International Students: H-1B Visa Questions and Answers

Dec 1, 2020

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Recently, Kathleen Gasparian spoke via Zoom to international students that attend Texas A&M to answer their immigration questions. Since many of them are common questions that we get as immigration la...

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New Executive Order Does More for Election Efforts Than Employment

Jun 24, 2020

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On June 9, we wrote that an executive order on immigration was in the pipeline that could be bad for Louisiana—our first concern as immigration lawyers practicing in New Orleans—and the Un...

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Proposal in the Pipeline Would Harm Economy, Education, and States

Jun 9, 2020

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The president hasn’t had a good news cycle for a few months now, so it’s no surprise that he may be returning to the nationalist bread and butter that united his base voters in 2016. Immigration lawye...

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Guest Workers in the Middle Between New, Conflicting Bills

May 8, 2020

This week, Senators Perdue, Young, Cornyn, Durbin, Coons, and Leahy introduced S. 3599, the Healthcare Workforce Resilience Act, which seeks to enhance the healthcare workforce during the COVID-1...

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We're Still Open, and So Are Immigration Courts. Sort Of.

Mar 16, 2020

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[Updated] We’re still open. On Sunday, New Orleans Mayor Latoya Cantrell described the situation in the city as fluid, and by the time you read this, it may have changed again. We’re all doing our bes...

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Employers, Administrators Need to Prepare for Site Visits

Jan 22, 2020

“Compliance” isn’t a dirty word, even if it makes employers and administrators nervous. As immigration lawyers who work with employers and institutions of higher learning, we help companies put proces...

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The Fairness for High-Skilled Immigrants Act Is Not That Fair

Aug 23, 2019

[Updated] The Fairness for High-Skilled Immigrants Act of 2019 sounds like a good thing because Americans like fairness. But measures that want to make sure that fairness extends to those the sys...

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Time to Prepare for H-1B Season

Jan 15, 2019

The shutdown has closed the immigration court, but it won’t stop H-1B season. H-1B visas are issued by United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), and that agency is open since it is p...

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F-1 Students and “Cap-Gap”

Oct 4, 2018

Recently, United States Citizenship and Immigration Services posted a reminder to F-1 students: F-1 students who have an H-1B petition that remains pending on Oct. 1, 2018, risk accruing unla...

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