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H-2A AEWRs for 2014
Posted on 6 Jan 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"The Employment and Training Administration (ETA) of the Department of Labor (Department) is issuing this notice to announce the 2014 Adverse Effect Wage Rates (AEWRs) for the employment of temporary or seasonal nonimmigrant foreign workers (H–2A... Read More

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USCIS Reaches H-2B Cap for First Half of Fiscal Year 2014
Posted on 17 Mar 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"USCIS has received a sufficient number of petitions to reach the congressionally mandated H-2B cap for the first half of Fiscal Year (FY) 2014. March 14, 2014 is the final receipt date for new H-2B worker petitions requesting an employment start... Read More

Tags: 2014 , cap , H-2B

Farm Bill Mandates Immigration Checks for Food Stamps
Posted on 11 Feb 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

H.R. 2642 / Public Law 113-79, Agriculture Act of 2014 , Feb. 7, 2014, 128 Stat. 649 TITLE IV--NUTRITION Subtitle A--Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program * * * SEC. 4015. MANDATING STATE IMMIGRATION VERIFICATION. Section 11 of the Food and Nutrition... Read More

Visa Bulletin For February 2014
Posted on 9 Jan 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Note: " MEXICO VISA AVAILABILITY MEXICO F2B: The level of demand during recent months has been extremely heavy, in particular for cases filed with the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services for adjustment of status processing. Therefore... Read More

15 Journalists Chosen for Immigration Fellowship
Posted on 27 Mar 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Fifteen journalists have been selected for a fellowship program that will focus on challenges faced by children in immigrant families and how government policy impacts their lives. The Institute for Justice and Journalism will conduct its annual... Read More

Visa Bulletin For September 2014
Posted on 12 Aug 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Visa Bulletin For September 2014 D. VISA AVAILABILITY IN THE COMING MONTHS INDIA Employment-based Second Preference: The use of potentially "otherwise unused" Employment numbers prescribed by Section 202(a)(5) of the Immigration and Nationality... Read More

Visa Bulletin For March 2014
Posted on 10 Feb 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Visa Bulletin For March 2014 "... Continued heavy demand in the Mexico F2A category has resulted in the retrogression of this cut-off date to hold number use within the annual numerical limit. ..." Read More

Country Reports on Human Rights Practices for 2014
Posted on 25 Jun 2015 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Secretary's Preface The fundamental struggle for dignity has been a driving force in human history worldwide, and what drives us toward it is a set of universal values and aspirations. Life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness are... Read More

Visa Bulletin For April 2014
Posted on 8 Mar 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Visa Bulletin For April 2014 "The www.travel.state.gov website has been redesigned and reorganized. The Visa Bulletin is now found under "Law and Policy" in the visas section of the website. Visitors to the website have several ways... Read More

Visa Bulletin For January 2014
Posted on 12 Dec 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Visa Bulletin For January 2014 Number 64, Volume IX, CA/VO: December 11, 2013. View as Printer Friendly PDF Read More