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...
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...
DHS Issues Final Regulations on Sexual Abuse in Detention Centers |
On March 7, 2014, the Department of Homeland Security issued a long-awaited set of final regulations applying standards required under the Prison Rape Elimination Act Standards to...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...