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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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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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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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If You're Driving Without a License ...

Aug 19, 2020

This week, we have a guest post from Amanda Gammon Morse from the New Orleans-based law firm, Kiefer & Kiefer. It addresses what drivers should do if they’re stopped without a license. The first thing...

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The Administration Is Fighting the Courts on DACA

Jul 30, 2020

How chaotic is the current administration?  On Tuesday, while we were working on a blog post on the July 17 ruling from Judge Paul W. Grimm of the U.S. District Court in Maryland that the Depart...

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Getting the NAFSA National Feeling without NAFSA National

May 26, 2020

The week of Memorial Day usually marks one of my favorite events—the Association of International Educators (NAFSA) annual conference. Sometimes I am lucky enough to present at this incredibly v...

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

Mar 16, 2020

[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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GSI Named to Louisiana Super Lawyers, New Orleans Leaders in Law

Feb 20, 2020

This week, Gasparian Spivey Immigration earned a number of recognitions for which we are very proud and appreciative. On February 17, New Orleans City Business named its 2020 “Leadership in Law” class...

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How Will "Public Charge" Changes Affect Applicants?

Feb 18, 2020

The controversial new “public charge” rule will go into effect February 24, 2020, and it will impact a lot of family-based applications including those from non-immigrants who wish to change or extend...

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