Immigration Law

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4 DHS Documents re Travel Ban 2.0 (Mar. 6, 2017)
Posted on 6 Mar 2017 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Statement by Secretary of Homeland Security John Kelly on President's Executive Order Signed Today Letter from Sessions & Kelly to POTUS Fact Sheet: Protecting the Nation From Foreign Terrorist Entry To The United States Q&A: Protecting... Read More

Ten Facts About U.S. Refugee Resettlement: MPI
Posted on 22 Oct 2015 by Daniel M. Kowalski

MPI, Oct. 22, 2015 - "The Obama administration’s recent decision to raise the annual refugee resettlement ceiling and welcome more Syrian refugees, as Europe and other countries struggle to cope with major humanitarian protection claims arising... Read More

MPI Releases Handy Fact Sheet on Most Recent Top Current and Historical U.S. Immigration Facts and Statistics
Posted on 22 Mar 2012 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"The Migration Policy Institute’s online journal, the Migration Information Source , today published its annual compilation of some of the most up-to-date and frequently sought-after facts and statistics on U.S. immigration, including... Read More

OFLC Stats Updated: June 5, 2014
Posted on 6 Jun 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"The Office of Foreign Labor Certification has posted updated program factsheets containing the Quarter 3 TD FY 2014 selected statistics for the Permanent Labor Certification Program, Prevailing Wage Determination Program, H-1B Temporary Visa Program... Read More

Tags: fact sheet , oflc

Updated DOD MAVNI Fact Sheet - Nov. 2014
Posted on 13 Nov 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"The Military Accessions Vital to National Interest (MAVNI) program authorizes the military services to recruit those in a legal immigration status whose skills are considered to be “vital to the national interest,” and critical to the... Read More

Tags: mavni , fact sheet

New DOL PERM Fact Sheet, Selected Statistics, FY 2012
Posted on 17 Feb 2012 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"OFLC is pleased to present the third in a series of Permanent Labor Certification Program-Selected Statistics. This Fact Sheet presents statistics regarding Permanent Labor Certification program applications submitted during FY 2012. This Fact... Read More

Tags: perm , fact sheet

USCIS Fact Sheet on Three-Year EADs - Who Is Covered, Who Is Not
Posted on 20 Jul 2015 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Here is a two-page Fact Sheet posted July 15, 2015 including an "If/Then" flow chart and this important note: "This action does not apply to the approximately 108,000 three-year EADs that were approved and mailed by USCIS on or before... Read More

USCIS Fact Sheet: Automatic Extensions of Some EADs (Jan. 30, 2017)
Posted on 3 Feb 2017 by Daniel M. Kowalski

USCIS, Jan. 30, 2017 - Automatic Extensions of EADs Provided by the “Retention of EB-1, EB-2, and EB-3 Immigrant Workers and Program Improvements Affecting High-Skilled Nonimmigrant Workers” Final Rule Read More

DOL to Pursue Modernized Recruitment and Application Requirements for PERM: Fact Sheet
Posted on 9 Jan 2015 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"This year marks the 10th anniversary of the PERM regulations, which govern the labor certification process for the permanent employment of immigrant foreign workers and establish responsibilities of employers who wish to employ these workers permanently... Read More

OFLC Updates Program Factsheets as of 8/31/2014
Posted on 17 Sep 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"The Office of Foreign Labor Certification has posted updated program factsheets containing the FY 2014 Q4 TD selected statistics for the Permanent Labor Certification Program , Prevailing Wage Determination Program , H-1B Temporary Visa Program... Read More