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H1B Premium Processing Suspended by USCIS as of April 3, 2017

The USCIS has announced that effective April 3, 2017, H1B premium processing for I129 petitions will be suspended for perhaps 6 months. Notably, this suspension of I-907 premium processing requests will apply to ALL new H1B cap petitions filed for fiscal year 2018, including both regular cap and the master’s degree exemption cap. As a…

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President Trump Issues Revised Immigration Executive Order

BREAKING NEWS – PRESIDENT TRUMP ISSUES REVISED IMMIGRATION EXECUTIVE ORDER ON TRAVEL BAN This morning, March 6th, 2017, President Trump has issued a revised Immigration Executive Order amending his previous travel ban from certain predominantly Muslim countries. A copy of the text of the revised immigration executive order can be found here: https://www.whitehouse.gov/the-press-office/2017/03/06/executive-order-protecting-nation-foreign-terrorist-entry-united-states The text…

What the Olympics Should Teach Us About Immigration Law Reform And Attitudes
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What the Olympics Should Teach Us About Immigration Law Reform And Attitudes

The Rio 2016 Olympics in Brazil have now completed their first weekend of inspired and dramatic competition. This year’s Olympic games feature 11,000 athletes from 206 nations, including for the first time ever, athletes competing under the Olympic Flag as refugees from countries experiencing tremendous strife. At a time when immigration attitudes and immigration law…