Immigration Law

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Bender's Immigration Bulletin Is The Comprehensive Source For Immigration Law
Posted on 19 Sep 2011 by LexisNexis Immigration Law Community Staff

Ever since Sept. 11, 2001, the challenges facing immigration law attorneys have grown dramatically. Effective representation of clients has become more complex and time-consuming as attorneys struggle to keep pace with a barrage of new laws, new regulations... Read More

Excerpts from the Aug. 1, 2012, Bender's Immigration Bulletin: H-2A Sheepherder Reminder, More
Posted on 24 Jul 2012 by LexisNexis Immigration Law Community Staff

H-2A Sheepherder Reminder U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services reminds workers in the sheepherding industry that the one-time accommodation giving them more time to transition to the three-year limitation-of-stay requirements for the H-2A nonimmigrant... Read More

July 15, 2011, Bender's Immigration Bulletin: EOIR Disciplines 41 Attorneys
Posted on 5 Jul 2011 by LexisNexis Immigration Law Community Staff

EOIR recently took disciplinary action against forty-one attorneys for violations of the rules of professional conduct for immigration practitioners. The following twenty-one attorneys were issued orders of immediate suspension: Bradford J. Barneys... Read More

News Excerpts From the Nov. 15, 2013 Bender’s Immigration Bulletin
Posted on 4 Nov 2013 by LexisNexis Legal Newsroom Staff

Report Faults Procedures for Issuance of NTAs | On October 22, 2013, the Center for Immigrants’ Rights at Pennsylvania State University Law School released a report criticizing various practices related to the issuance of Notices to Appear in... Read More

News Excerpts From the Aug. 15, 2014, Bender’s Immigration Bulletin
Posted on 4 Aug 2014 by LexisNexis Legal Newsroom Staff

New USCIS Director Testifies Before Congress | On July 29, Leon Rodriguez, the new director of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, testified at an oversight hearing before the House Judiciary Committee. Rodriguez became USCIS director on July... Read More

Bender’s Immigration Bulletin – March 1, 2011
Posted on 28 Feb 2011 by LexisNexis Immigration Law Community Staff

USCIS Issues Combined EAD/Advance Parole Cards USCIS announced that it is now issuing employment and travel authorization on a single card for certain applicants filing for adjustment of status. The new card looks similar to the current Employment... Read More

News Excerpts From the Oct. 15, 2016, Bender’s Immigration Bulletin
Posted on 11 Oct 2016 by LexisNexis Legal Newsroom Staff

Supreme Court To Consider Constitutionality of “Crime of Violence” Definition | On September 29, 2016, the Supreme Court announced that it would consider whether the definition of “crime of violence” under 18 U.S.C. §16... Read More

News Excerpts From the Sept. 1, 2015, Bender’s Immigration Bulletin
Posted on 26 Aug 2015 by LexisNexis Legal Newsroom Staff

DHS to Enhance Security for Visa Waiver Program| On August 6, 2015, Department of Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson announced the implementation of new security measures for noncitizens seeking to enter the United States under the Visa Waiver... Read More

News Excerpts From the Dec. 1, 2015, Bender’s Immigration Bulletin
Posted on 30 Nov 2015 by LexisNexis Legal Newsroom Staff

EOIR Appoints New Immigration Judges and Assistant Chief Immigration Judges | In November, the Executive Office for Immigration Review announced the appointment of two new immigration judges and six new assistant chief immigration judges. Jonathan... Read More

News Excerpts From the June 1, 2014, Bender’s Immigration Bulletin
Posted on 22 May 2014 by LexisNexis Legal Newsroom Staff

CBP Launches Website for I-94 and Travel History Retrieval On May 1, 2014, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) introduced a new website that will allow nonimmigrants in the United States to obtain their I-94 arrival/departure records for any point... Read More