Immigration Law

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State Net Capitol Journal: Businesses Suffer From Seasonal Visa Delay
Posted on 30 Jul 2013 by State Net

Every year the U.S. State Department issues up to 66,000 seasonal visas to foreign workers under a guest worker program known as H-2B. Those workers man the crab-picking plants in Maryland, the beach resorts in the Carolinas and construction sites and... Read More

News Excerpts From the Oct. 15, 2015, Bender’s Immigration Bulletin
Posted on 5 Oct 2015 by LexisNexis Legal Newsroom Staff

Administration Faces Criticism, Lawsuit After Revising October Visa Bulletin | The Department of State and Department of Homeland Security faced extensive criticism and a federal lawsuit after revising the October visa bulletin less than a week before... Read More

News Excerpts From the April 15, 2016, Bender’s Immigration Bulletin
Posted on 11 Apr 2016 by LexisNexis Legal Newsroom Staff

Immigration Judge Paul Schmidt Announces Retirement | On March 31, 2016, Immigration Judge Paul Wickham Schmidt announced that he will retire on June 30 after more than three decades of government service. Schmidt, a judge at the Arlington (Va.) Immigration... Read More

Excerpts From the Oct. 15, 2012, Bender's Immigration Bulletin: 2014 DV Program Opens, More
Posted on 2 Oct 2012 by LexisNexis Immigration Law Community Staff

2014 DV Program Opens The 2014 Diversity Visa Program registration opened at noon on October 2, 2012, and is scheduled to close at noon on Saturday, November 3, 2012. As in past years, applicants must submit entries electronically during this registration... Read More

Brain Drain: Will USCIS Push this Job-Creator Offshore?
Posted on 11 Nov 2012 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Darash moved to the United States six years ago to study computer science at the University of California at Berkeley. After earning a Ph.D, he started a company, Regpack , that helps organizations process online registrations. He worked 16-hour... Read More

Intercontinental Love, Interrupted
Posted on 13 Oct 2012 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Today, a sad tale of intercontinental love interrupted by Texas law. It involves a couple who’ve seen each other only once since marrying 21 months ago." - Ken Herman, Oct. 11, 2012 . Read More