Immigration Law

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USCIS Policy Alert: Guidance for Special Immigrant and Nonimmigrant Religious Workers
Posted on 30 Aug 2022 by Daniel M. Kowalski

USCIS, Aug. 30, 2022 "...This update provides reorganized and more detailed information related to special immigrant religious workers. In addition, for both special immigrant and R-1 nonimmigrant religious worker petitions, this update clarifies... Read More

USCIS Telecon: H-1B Filing Tips and Religious Workers Engagement - Oct. 9, 2014
Posted on 17 Sep 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) invites you to participate in a stakeholder teleconference with the California and Vermont Service Centers on Thursday, October 9, 2014, from 11 a.m. -12:30 p.m. (Eastern). Please note that this... Read More

AAO: No Such Thing as a Part-Time Nun
Posted on 10 Oct 2012 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"The AAO agrees with counsel's argument. Unlike the definition of a religious occupation under 8 C.F.R. § 204.5(m)(5), the definition of religious vocation includes no requirements regarding the qualifying nature of the beneficiary's... Read More

President Signs S.3245 into Law, Extending EB-5 Regional Centers, E-Verify, Religion Workers, and Conrad State 30 J-1
Posted on 28 Sep 2012 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"On Friday, September 28, 2012, the President signed into law S. 3245, which extends to September 30, 2015, the expiration dates of key requirements of four immigration programs administered by the Department of Homeland Security: the EB-5 Regional... Read More