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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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Changes Make Immigration in STEM Fields Easier

Feb 3, 2022

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As immigration lawyers, we work extensively with employment and education-based immigration. It was difficult to watch the previous administration make immigration in those areas more difficult becaus...

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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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What Is It Like to Practice Immigration Law in 2019?

Oct 3, 2019

I am asked almost daily what it’s like to be an immigration attorney. Before this administration, immigration law lived in the background. Many people didn’t even think about immigration as a specific...

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Changes to H-1B Visas Favor those with Higher Education

Feb 11, 2019

Recentlyu, United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced changes to H-1B visa processing that will go into effect April 1 this year. In the past, a lottery granted 20,000 visa t...

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Trump's Executive Order Further Restricts Asylum--for Now

Nov 12, 2018

In a televised speech on the Thursday before the midterm elections, President Donald Trump announced a planned executive order that would further restrict asylum, but that promise didn’t capture the p...

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Rule Changes for International Students Are Now in Effect

Aug 17, 2018

On August 9, United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) implemented a new rule that imposes stiffer penalties on international students who violate the terms of their visas. Those on F...

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