Immigration Law

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Buy American, Hire American...Except When It Comes To Border Security
Posted on 20 Apr 2018 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Lianna Brinded, Apr. 16, 2018, Quartz - "A London-based cyber-security firm with just 20 employees became the first overseas company to win a contract with the US Department of Homeland Security to help tackle border security. iProov will roll out... Read More

ICE Director Morton Announces Record Increase in Worksite Enforcement Activity
Posted on 18 Oct 2011 by LexisNexis Immigration Law Community Staff

Yesterday before testifying before the House Committee on the Judiciary, Subcommittee on Immigration Policy and Enforcement, John Morton-Director of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE)-announced record numbers of worksite enforcement investigations... Read More

Excerpts From the Jan. 15, 2013, Bender's Immigration Bulletin
Posted on 3 Jan 2013 by LexisNexis Immigration Law Community Staff

USCIS Issues Final Rule on Unlawful-Presence Waivers On January 2, Secretary of Homeland Security Napolitano announced the posting of an eagerly anticipated rule for a process that may allow would-be immigrants with accrued unlawful presence to spend... Read More

Excerpts From the Sept. 1, 2012, Bender's Immigration Bulletin
Posted on 27 Aug 2012 by LexisNexis Immigration Law Community Staff

Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Begins In mid-June, Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano announced that certain young people who came to the United States as children and who meet certain key guidelines might be eligible, on a case... Read More

News Excerpts From The Aug. 1, 2015, Bender’s Immigration Bulletin
Posted on 21 Jul 2015 by LexisNexis Legal Newsroom Staff

Report Highlights Lack of Oversight, Vulnerability to Corruption at CBP | On June 29, 2015, a subcommittee of the Homeland Security Advisory Council released a report concluding that U.S. Customs and Border Protection lacks sufficient internal oversight... Read More

June 15, 2011, Bender's Immigration Bulletin: USCIS Centralizes Form I-130 Filings
Posted on 8 Jun 2011 by LexisNexis Immigration Law Community Staff

USCIS announced that effective August 15, 2011, petitioners living in countries without USCIS offices will be able to file Form I-130, Petition for an Alien Relative, with the USCIS Chicago Lockbox facility. Previous regulations permitted these petitioners... Read More

July 1, 2011, Bender's Immigration Bulletin -- National Initiative to Combat Immigration-Services Scams
Posted on 22 Jun 2011 by LexisNexis Immigration Law Community Staff

The Departments of Homeland Security and Justice and the Federal Trade Commission are leading a nationwide, multi-agency initiative to combat immigration services scams. The initiative targets immigration scams involving the unauthorized practice... Read More

Excerpts From the July 1, 2012, Bender's Immigration Bulletin: Deferred Action Process for Young People Announced
Posted on 25 Jun 2012 by LexisNexis Immigration Law Community Staff

Deferred Action Process for Young People Announced On June 15, President Barack Obama and Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano made important statements on immigration-enforcement policy toward young people who are in the United States without... Read More