AILA Survey and Consular Issues in H-1B Visa Issuance

2018-03-07T21:48:01+00:00Jan 31, 2012|

This office participated in an AILA survey for the  AILA/Department of State Liaison Committee for an upcoming meeting with DOS. The submission through this survey is not meant for individual case resolution, but rather is being used for an overall tracking of emerging problems and/or trends. We see definite problems with visa issuance at posts, [...]

Office of Special Counsel Issues Best Practices during Worksite Enforcement Audits

2018-03-07T19:55:29+00:00Jan 30, 2012|

Employer Best Practices During Worksite Enforcement Audits DO Develop a transparent process for interacting with employees during the audit, including communicating with employees that the employer is subject to an ICE audit. Provide all workers with a reasonable amount of time to correct discrepancies in their records identified by ICE. Treat all workers in the [...]

USCIS to Propose Changing the Process for Certain Waivers

2018-03-07T15:25:51+00:00Jan 8, 2012|

On Jan. 6, 2012, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) posted a notice of intent in the Federal Register outlining its plan to reduce the time that U.S. citizens are separated from their spouses and children under certain circumstances while those family members go through the process of becoming legal immigrants to the United States.  [...]

NY Times Article (January 7, 2012) Reports Easier Route to Green Card Proposed for Some

2018-03-07T15:22:51+00:00Jan 6, 2012|

Today, January 7, 2012, the New York Times reports the Obama administration officials announced on Friday that they will propose a fix to a notorious snag in immigration law that will spare hundreds of thousands of American citizens from prolonged separations from immigrant spouses and children. The change that immigration officials are offering would benefit [...]

Employment Based – Labor Certification (EB2)

2018-03-09T12:08:30+00:00Jan 6, 2012|

I wanted to inform you that we have received our Green Card. This is for 3 cases. I would like to thank you for all the hard work, effort and the precious time that you put in towards this case. -Sushant.R., TN, USA, E-mail

EB-1A Extraordinary Ability – Tennis Player

2018-02-28T16:07:08+00:00Jan 3, 2012|

That's great news! Thanks for all the help. We had obtained an O-1 as an outstanding tennis player for this client. He turned pro in 2005. He was selected to play Davis Cup for his Country in 2006. Then, in August of 2011, he began moving up in the rankings eventually being ranked 113 in [...]

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