Immigration Law

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Matter of G- Inc.: Clarifying the Role of the Function Manager Under the L-1 Visa
Posted on 20 Nov 2017 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Cyrus D. Mehta and Sophia Genovese, Nov. 20, 2017 - "The Administrative Appeals Office (AAO) recently adopted a decision, Matter of G- Inc ., Adopted Decision 2017-05 (AAO Nov. 8, 2017), providing important guidance to U.S. employers who transfer... Read More

Sessions Likely to End Asylum Eligibility for Victims of Domestic Violence: How Courts Can Resist
Posted on 20 Mar 2018 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Sophia Genovese, Mar. 20, 2018 - "Violence against women is the most pervasive and underreported human rights violation in the world. Whether you live on the Upper East Side or in Gugulethu, South Africa, you likely know a woman or girl who has been... Read More

News Excerpts From the Oct. 15, 2015, Bender’s Immigration Bulletin
Posted on 5 Oct 2015 by LexisNexis Legal Newsroom Staff

Administration Faces Criticism, Lawsuit After Revising October Visa Bulletin | The Department of State and Department of Homeland Security faced extensive criticism and a federal lawsuit after revising the October visa bulletin less than a week before... Read More

Cyrus D. Mehta: Potential Adjustment of Status Options After the Termination of TPS
Posted on 22 Jan 2018 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Cyrus D. Mehta, Jan. 22, 2018 - "As President Trump restricts immigration, it is incumbent upon immigration lawyers to assist their clients with creative solutions available under law. The most recent example of Trump’s attack on immigration... Read More

Guidance To The Perplexed After USCIS Sneaks In Ban On Third-Party Placement Of STEM OPT Workers
Posted on 2 May 2018 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Cora-Ann Pestaina, Apr. 30, 2018 - "Recently, without any prior notice, USCIS quietly updated its STEM OPT webpage to reflect a ban on the placement of STEM OPT workers at third-party client sites. As background, on March 11, 2016 the Department... Read More