Immigration Law

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J Visa Guidebook, 2010 Edition
Posted on 27 Sep 2010 by LexisNexis Emerging Issues Community Staff

J VIsa Guidebook, 2010 Edition The J Visa Guidebook is your one-stop resource for dealing with questions related to the exchange visitor nonimmigrant visa program. Written entirely by esteemed attorneys in this area of immigration law, the J Visa... Read More

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

Duane Morris LLP: February Visa Bulletin, EB-2 for China and India Moves 12 Months and Other Immigration Law Updates
Posted on 23 Jan 2012 by Duane Morris LLP

February Visa Bulletin, EB-2 for China and India Moves 12 Months The employment-based second preference category for Indian and Chinese nationals is scheduled for another significant advancement on February 1, 2012. All applicants who have priority... 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 March 15 Bender's Immigration Bulletin: I-601 Provisional Waiver Is Not in Effect, More
Posted on 6 Mar 2012 by LexisNexis Immigration Law Community Staff

I-601 Provisional Waiver Is Not in Effect USCIS reminds the public that, while it is considering changes that would allow certain immediate relatives who can demonstrate extreme hardship to a U.S.-citizen spouse or parent to receive a provisional waiver... 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