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Home is Here NOLA Helps Immigrants Find Their Place in New Orleans

Aug 10, 2022

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Last year, the non-profit organization Home is Here NOLA launched as a vehicle to help immigrants find their communities, gain access to resources, and become part of the systems and communities that ...

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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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Time to Prepare for This Year's H-1B Visa Lottery

Feb 22, 2022

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It’s time for those who are considering entering the H-1B immigration lottery to start the process. The registration period for fiscal year 2023 will open at noon Eastern on March 1 and continue throu...

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Dependent Spouses of Some Visa Holders Have Path to Employment Eased

Jan 5, 2022

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One challenge we regularly face as immigration lawyers who work a lot of employment-based immigration matters is what to do about spouses. One member of a family receiving work authorization doesn’t n...

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Gasparian Spivey Immigration Welcomes Colleen Templeton Home

Nov 22, 2021

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Between Hurricane Ida, immigration business as usual, and the ambient drag that COVID concerns exert over almost all facets of business in New Orleans, we’re finally officially welcoming associate att...

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Spivey in AP Story on Soccer Coach in Immigration Limbo

Apr 22, 2021

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Many of the cases we handle as immigration lawyers are fundamentally bureaucratic. We work to get Official A to approve Document B. Unfortunately, trying to make that happen often reveals the stress p...

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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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The Role of Immigration for Biden Administration Becomes Clearer

Jan 29, 2021

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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

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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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New Regulations Radically Change the H-1B Lottery

Jan 12, 2021

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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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