Immigration Law

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Federal Register: TRIG Memo for KLA
Posted on 18 Jul 2012 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"This determination is based on an assessment related to the national security and foreign policy interests of the United States as they apply to the particular persons described herein and shall not have any application with respect to other persons... Read More

Tags: trig , kla , exemption , notice

TRIG Memo for KLA
Posted on 17 Jul 2012 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Implementation of New Discretionary Exemption Under Immigration and Nationality Act (INA) Section 212(d)(3)(B)(i) for Activities and Associations Relating to the Kosovo Liberation Army (KLA) - USCIS, July 5, 2012 . Read More

Tags: trig , kla , exemption , Kosovo

More TRIG Exemptions Published in FR on April 13, 2016
Posted on 13 Apr 2016 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 71 / Wednesday, April 13, 2016 - "Following consultations with the Attorney General and the Secretary of State, I have determined that the grounds of inadmissibility at sec. 212(a)(3)(B) of the Immigration and Nationality... Read More

Tags: trig , exemption

Federal Register: TRIG Exemption
Posted on 19 Aug 2012 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Following consultations with the Secretary of State and the Attorney General, I hereby conclude, as a matter of discretion in accordance with the authority granted to me by section 212(d)(3)(B)(i) of the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA), 8... Read More

Tags: trig , exemption

TRIG Exemptions for DMLEK and ELF
Posted on 3 Nov 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Following consultations with the Secretary of State and the Attorney General, I hereby conclude, as a matter of discretion in accordance with the authority granted to me by section 212(d)(3)(B)(i) of the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA), 8... Read More

INA Exemption for Activity Relating to Uprising Against Saddam Hussein
Posted on 24 Aug 2012 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Following consultations with the Secretary of State and the Attorney General, I hereby conclude, as a matter of discretion in accordance with the authority granted to me by section 212(d)(3)(B)(i) of the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA... Read More

Cyrus Mehta: New Developments In H-1B Cap Exemption, FY 2018
Posted on 3 Apr 2017 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Cyrus Mehta, Apr. 3, 2017 - "U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced that it will begin accepting H-1B petitions subject to the fiscal year 2018 cap on April 3, 2017. All cap-subject H-1B petitions filed before April 3, 2017,... Read More

Tags: mehta , cap , H-1B , exemption

TRIG Exemptions for ARENA, FMLN: DHS Exercises of Authority under the INA
Posted on 24 Apr 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Following consultations with the Secretary of State and the Attorney General, I hereby conclude, as a matter of discretion in accordance with the authority granted to me by section 212(d)(3)(B)(i) of the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA), 8... Read More

Tags: trig , fmln , waiver , arena , exemption

Advance Copy of New TRIG Exemptions
Posted on 12 Apr 2016 by Daniel M. Kowalski

This document is scheduled to be published in the Federal Register on 04/13/2016 - "Following consultations with the Attorney General and the Secretary of State, I have determined that the grounds of inadmissibility at sec. 212(a)(3)(B) of the... Read More

Tags: trig , exemption