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Stephen Yale-Loehr: Why a Proposed EB-5 Rule Hurts Stranded Immigrant Investors

Nine years after Congress passed a law intended to help certain "stranded" EB-5 immigrant investors, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has finally proposed a rule. Because of USCIS's long delay in publishing the rule, however, as well as certain interpretations and ambiguities...

Excerpts from the March 1, 2013, Bender's Immigration Bulletin

Supreme Court: Padilla Did Not Create New Rule: No Retroactive Application to Cases on Collateral Review On February 20, the Supreme Court announced its decision in Chaidez v. United States. The majority of the Court held that the decision in Padilla v. Kentucky, 559 U.S. 356, is not retroactive for...

News Excerpts From The Nov. 1, 2013, Bender’s Immigration Bulletin

Government Shutdown: Impact on I-129 H Visa Extensions and AOS | Via e-Mail on October 18, 2013, USCIS alerted stakeholders that if an H-1B, H-2A, or H-2B petitioner submits evidence establishing that the primary reason for failing to timely file an extension of stay or change of status request was...