Immigration Law

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USCIS Reduces Services, Eliminates Use of Service Center E-Mail Boxes
Posted on 27 Dec 2018 by Daniel M. Kowalski

USCIS, Dec. 21, 2018 - "As part of the agency’s efforts to streamline requests for case assistance, we are discontinuing the use of USCIS service center e-mail boxes for case-specific questions on Jan. 21, 2019. Instead, USCIS is focusing our... Read More

DOL Expands E-Mail Notification Program for H-2A, H-2B Stakeholders
Posted on 26 Mar 2012 by Daniel M. Kowalski

From DOL : March 26, 2012. H-2A Email Notification Program Expanded The Chicago National Processing Center has announced that it will be expanding its E-Mail Notification Program to all H-2A stakeholders who elect to participate in the program... Read More

Tags: DOL , email , H-2B , H-2A

NVC Termination Notice Email Snafu Irks Practitioners - Law360
Posted on 1 Aug 2015 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Allissa Wickham, Law360, July 31, 2015 - "The National Visa Center caused a bout of confusion this week when it issued a slew of erroneous termination notices for pending visa cases, with the glitch coming roughly a month after the U.S. Department... Read More

Tags: nvc , termination , email

How Do I Sign Up for the Free BIB Daily Email?
Posted on 6 May 2015 by Daniel M. Kowalski

On the main page , near the upper right-hand corner, look for 'Community Sign In.' Register (it's free!) and follow the instructions. Once you are in, subscribe to the daily digest via email. Or just send an email to Gregg.Lawson@lexisnexis... Read More

DOL H-2B RFI E-Mail Address Change - July 9, 2015
Posted on 13 Jul 2015 by Daniel M. Kowalski

DOL, July 9, 2015 - " The H-2B RFI mailbox at the Chicago National Processing Center ( ) will cease to be monitored July 13, 2015, and will no longer accept messages starting September 30, 2015. All stakeholders should use... Read More

Tags: rfi , email , H-2B

Are you on the free daily email list?
Posted on 14 Dec 2011 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Thousands of you were on the free daily email list from the old BIBDE site. We've tried to move each and every one of you onto the new email platform for the new Immigration Law Community page. If you are new to the site, or if you are a faithful... Read More

Tags: Lexis , ilc , email

Immigration officer forwards racially charged email to Muslim-American lawyer
Posted on 9 Oct 2011 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Shahid Haque-Hausrath sat down at his computer on the morning of Sept. 28 and, as he does at the start of most work days, began reading his email. In his inbox that morning was an email from the state's top U.S. Department of Homeland... Read More

Business as Usual for ICE in Montana After Racist E-Mail Incident
Posted on 16 Jun 2012 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Montana ICE supervisor Bruce Norum was suspended after he forwarded a "racially-charged, Islamophobic email to [immigration attorney] Shahid Haque-Hausrath, of Helena." Now he's back on the job, with no apology and no explanation from ICE... Read More

Tags: Montana , norum , ICE , email , racist

Get the Best of BIBDE/ILC: Daily E-Mail, Tabs, Search and More
Posted on 4 Sep 2012 by Daniel M. Kowalski

To make the most of your Bender's Immigration Bulletin - Daily Edition / Immigration Law Community experience, be sure to sign up for the free daily email update, at the "Sign up for Newsletter" button. In a hurry? Check the "Inside... Read More

Tags: BIBDE , tabs , Twitter , ilc , email , search

ICE Officer In Montana Relieved Of Duties
Posted on 15 Oct 2011 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"A top Immigrations and Customs Enforcement official who sent an Islamophobic email to a Helena immigration attorney has been relieved of his supervisory duties, according to lawyers involved in the case. Earlier this month, Bruce Norum, the... Read More

No Need to Wait
Posted on 22 Nov 2011 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Are you waiting for your daily email from Lexis before reading the ILC? Why wait? I'm posting to the site 'round the clock. Use an RSS Feed service - or just go to the site any time, day or night - for the latest news and documents. Read More

Tags: Lexis , rss , email