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Drugs and Inadmissibility

"The humorous, somewhat cavalier attitude about drugs displayed in U.S. pop culture by no means reflects the reality faced by those present in the United States who are not citizens. For non-citizens the “Just Say No” slogan developed in the 1980s has greater meaning given the...

USCIS AND THE LACK OF PROCEDURES FOR SURVIVING RELATIVE PETITIONS UNDER INA § 204(l)

"This blog will focus on the problems arising in the context of surviving relatives of beneficiaries of employment-based petitions who have filed adjustment applications. Given the backlogs in the EB-3 category for India for example making people wait decades before their priority dates become current...

H-1B Hip-Hop by L.L. M-Jay

"An LLMJ creation set loosely to an old “gangsta” tune. A thank you to Elizabetha Markuci for a lyrical turn." - Myriam Jaidi, Apr. 1, 2013 .

'Hey Boss, I Need Premium Processing' - Can an H-1B Employee Pay the Premium Processing Fee?

"...This is a gray area, like so many things in immigration law, because there is no clear rule on the issue and, believe it or not, different government agencies have taken different stances on the issue over time, and of course, no one approach is clearly definitive. Anecdotal data provides some...