DHS releases updates to EB-5 Investor Visa Program.
Do you just happen to have $1.8 million lying around? If so, you might be eligible for an EB-5 visa. For the first time since 1992, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is updating the rules for the EB-5 investor visa program, which will […]Continue Reading →
A brief history of immigration restrictions in America and how they have changed over time.
If you are an American citizen, there’s a pretty strong chance that you are descended from immigrants. Different generations of immigrants have had to face their own unique sets of problems, but many would find today’s immigration […]Continue Reading →
Employers see first return of no-match letters since 2011.
This March, the Social Security Administration (SSA) started sending letters to employers whose name and social security number (SSN) for one or more of their employees do not correspond to SSA records, also known as “no-match” letters. No-match letters might come about due […]Continue Reading →
International students’ summer work authorizations are facing significant delays at USCIS.
Most students are well-acquainted with the feeling of stress that often comes with the task of finding an internship for the summer. For international students, though, the difficulties are just beginning once they receive a summer job offer.
The work authorization process has been […]Continue Reading →
The New York State Senate approved a bill on Monday that allows undocumented immigrants to obtain driver’s licenses.
Nobody really likes going to the DMV. But it’s a necessary annoyance that we’re actually lucky to endure, because it enables us to drive safely and legally on the roads. In New York, the latest group of […]Continue Reading →
On Thursday, the Bureau of Labor Statistics, a division of the U.S. Department of Labor, released a report on labor force characteristics involving foreign-born workers. According to the report, foreign-born workers now account for 17.4% of all U.S. employees, which is the highest percentage ever recorded since the U.S. Department of Labor began tracking […]Continue Reading →
On April 16th, Attorney General William Barr issued a decision in Matter of M-S-, 27 I&N Dec. 509 (A.G. 2019), overturning a Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA) decision that had been the governing law for the last fifteen years. Previously, some noncitizens who were transferred to “full” removal proceedings from “expedited” removal proceedings, […]Continue Reading →
In the latest edition of its Immigration Trends Report, the immigration firm Envoy Global says that up to 95% of United States employers believe that foreign nationals are important to their company’s talent acquisition strategy. The report gathered responses from over 400 human resources professionals and hiring managers. 80% of employers said that, when […]Continue Reading →