Immigration Law

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News Excerpts From the May 15, 2015, Bender’s Immigration Bulletin
Posted on 8 May 2015 by LexisNexis Legal Newsroom Staff

Training Document on Particular Social Groups Made Public | A PowerPoint presentation apparently given to asylum officers at USCIS was made public in late April, providing insight into the agency’s handling of potential claims for asylum based... Read More

News Excerpts From the April 1, 2015, Bender’s Immigration Bulletin
Posted on 23 Mar 2015 by LexisNexis Legal Newsroom Staff

H-2B Interim Final Rule Expected in April | On March 4, 2015, the federal district court in the Northern District of Florida vacated the Department of Labor's (DOL) 2008 H-2B regulations on the ground that the DOL lacks authority under the INA... Read More

Bender’s Immigration Bulletin – November 1, 2010
Posted on 26 Oct 2010 by LexisNexis Immigration Law Community Staff

Reminder: New USCIS Fees in Effect November 23 rd As reported in 15 Bender's Immigr. Bull. 1385 (Oct. 15, 2010), the new USCIS fees go into effect on November 23. Please reference Appendices B (Final Rule), C (News Release), D (Q & A) and E... Read More

Bender’s Immigration Bulletin – November 15, 2010
Posted on 4 Nov 2010 by LexisNexis Immigration Law Community Staff

USCIS Alert on Religious-Worker Concurrent Filing Beginning November 8, 2010, USCIS will no longer accept any I-485 applications, as well as I-765 and I-131 applications, filed concurrently with or based on pending I-360 petitions from individuals seeking... Read More

Excerpts from the May 15, 2013 Bender's Immigration Bulletin
Posted on 3 May 2013 by LexisNexis Immigration Law Community Staff

Interim Final Rule Issued on H-2B Prevailing Wages On April 24, 2013, the Department of Labor and the Department of Homeland Security jointly published an interim final rule establishing a new method of calculating prevailing wages under the H-2B program... Read More

News Excerpts From the Jan. 1, 2015, Bender’s Immigration Bulletin
Posted on 16 Dec 2014 by LexisNexis Legal Newsroom Staff

Labor Department Ends Use of Employer-Provided Wage Surveys for H-2B Program | Following a major decision from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, the Department of Labor announced that it will no longer issue prevailing wage determinations... Read More