Immigration Law

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Angelo Paparelli on Biden's Immigration Bill
Posted on 5 Apr 2021 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Beware the Employer Risks Nesting in President Biden’s Comprehensive Immigration Reform Bill Angelo A. Paparelli and Tieranny L. Cutler, Mar. 31, 2021 "At the urging of President Biden, two members of Congress – Senator Robert Menendez... Read More

Angelo A. Paparelli on DOS' COVID Chaos
Posted on 4 Mar 2021 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Angelo A. Paparelli, Mar. 3, 2021 Why? Oh My! ~ State Department Makes It Harder for Travelers from the Schengen Area, UK, and Ireland to Receive National Interest Exceptions (NIEs) under Pandemic-Based Visa and Entry Bans "“America is... Read More

Angelo A. Paparelli on Terminology
Posted on 18 Feb 2021 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Angelo A. Paparelli, Feb. 18, 2021 "The English nursery rhyme was wrong. Not only do sticks and stones break our bones, but words can also hurt. This is the lesson recently imparted by the Acting Director of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services... Read More

Tags: paparelli , Biden , alien , USCIS

Big-Picture, Clean-Slate Immigration Reforms for the Biden-Harris Administration
Posted on 19 Nov 2020 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Angelo A. Paparelli and Stephen Yale-Loehr Nov. 19, 2020 "As a new administration takes office on January 20, and the tantalizing prospect of enlightened immigration reforms looms on the horizon, an intriguing question has surfaced on Twitter... Read More

Angelo Paparelli on the New H-1B Rules: Rush to Judgment
Posted on 15 Oct 2020 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Angelo A. Paparelli, Oct. 13, 2020 Immigration Rush to Judgment – No Good Cause for New H-1B Rules in a Hurry " The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) and Department of Homeland Security (DHS) last week affirmed the truth of the Upton Sinclair... Read More

ABIL Files Amicus Brief in ILRC v. Wolf
Posted on 9 Sep 2020 by Daniel M. Kowalski

On Sept. 9, 2020 Angelo A. Paparelli , on behalf of ABIL , filed this amicus brief in ILRC v. Wolf. Angelo writes: "The brief attacks as unlawful under the Homeland Security Act any expenditures by USCIS from the Immigration Examinations Fee Account... Read More

Angelo A. Paparelli on H-1B Litigation, USCIS Memo
Posted on 24 Jun 2020 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Angelo A. Paparelli, June 22, 2020 Litigation Victories Force USCIS to Rescind Restrictive H-1B Memoranda ~ Agency Also Offers Unclear Guidance on H-1B “Nonproductive” Status "In the wake of recent losses in the federal courts, U... Read More

Tags: paparelli , H-1B , USCIS

No Whine before its Time: USCIS Recognizes Immigration Successorship in Interest for Multinational Executives and Managers
Posted on 15 May 2020 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Angelo A. Paparelli, May 15, 2020 "Much like patient vintners, federal immigration agencies often take time to offer up a grand cru . One such agency, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), the Homeland Security component that administers... Read More

Tags: paparelli , USCIS

Angelo Paparelli on SSA No-Match
Posted on 16 May 2019 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Angelo Paparelli, May 16, 2019 Immigration Haunting: Social Security Administration Resumes Issuing No-Match Notices " Seyfarth Synopsis: The Social Security Administration has once again resumed issuing No-Match notices to employers. The notices... Read More

Angelo A. Paparelli on Immigration Litigation: "Sue the Miscreants!"
Posted on 6 Mar 2019 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Angelo A. Paparelli, Mar. 4, 2019 "Much digital ink has already been spilled reporting on the phantom tide of undocumented migrants supposedly breaching our Southern border. This article will address a different, but very-real immigration flood... Read More

What Disclaimer? ~ USCIS Ignores Labor Department Warning That the Occupational Outlook Handbook Never Be Used for Legal Purposes
Posted on 18 Oct 2018 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Angelo A. Paparelli and Gabriel Mozes, Oct. 18, 2018 - " [Blogger’s Note: Today’s post originates from a discovery – a gem hidden in plain sight – first brought to my attention by Gabe Mozes , my immigration partner at Seyfarth... Read More

Angelo A. Paparelli: The Long-Lived ‘Con Job’ – Structural Injustice in the Immigration ‘Courts’
Posted on 1 Oct 2018 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Angelo Paparelli, Sept. 30, 2018 - "Last week, President Trump held an 81-minute press conference . He traversed wide-ranging territory, including his notions of procedural due process. Discussing the importance of fundamental fairness when trying... Read More

Angelo Paparelli: Where is USCIS Director Cissna?
Posted on 7 Sep 2018 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Angelo A. Paparelli, Sept. 5, 2018 - "As hard to spot as a well-camouflaged Waldo or surreptitious Carmen San Diego, Francis Cissna, Director of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), is almost nowhere to be found. The exception –... Read More

Angelo A. Paparelli on FDNS, California and Immigration Enforcement
Posted on 7 Aug 2018 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Angelo A. Paparelli, Aug. 7, 2018 - California Can Revive the Immigrant Worker Protection Act by Challenging the Authority of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services’ “FDNS” Enforcement Officers "The State of California won... Read More

Tags: paparelli , fdns , Fraud , USCIS

Angelo Paparelli on the Short-Term Impact of the Election on Business and Employment-Based Immigration
Posted on 17 Nov 2016 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Angelo Paparelli writes : "The unforeseen victory of Donald Trump and the continued GOP control of both houses have caught many by surprise. Since control of illegal immigration served as a foundation stone of the incoming president’s campaign... Read More