In an unpublished decision dated Dec. 4, 2023 a panel of the Ninth Circuit remanded for a new hearing. The facts are stunning...unless you practice immigration law:
"Because Lead Petitioner credibly...
This document is scheduled to be published in the Federal Register on 12/07/2023
"The Department of State (“Department”) is amending its regulation governing immigrant visas by removing...
On July 10, 2023, a Fifth Circuit panel dismissed Mr. Argueta-Hernandez' petition for review for lack of jurisdiction, 73 F.4th 300.
On Dec. 5, 2023 the panel (Higginbotham, Graves, and Douglas)...
Here is a look back at what I posted to this blog on Dec. 5, 2006 .
Matter of M-R-M-S-, 28 I&N Dec. 757 (BIA 2023) - If a persecutor is targeting members of a certain family as a means of achieving some other ultimate goal unrelated to the protected ground, family...
OFLC, Nov. 9, 2022
On November 17, 2022, the Department of Labor’s Office of Foreign Labor Certification (OFLC) will host a public webinar to educate stakeholders, program users, and other interested members of the public on the changes to the H-2A program made by the H-2A 2022 Final Rule. The provisions adopted in this final rule strengthen protections for agricultural workers, enhance enforcement to prevent fraud and abuse, and simplify and modernize the H-2A application, Temporary Labor Certification, and the prevailing wage determination processes. This presentation will provide a detailed overview of how the 2022 H-2A rule will affect filing and processing including preparations to the FLAG filing system, reviewing changes to ETA Forms 790/ 790A and 9142A, calculating surety bonds, and additional topics. This webinar will be recorded and posted to the OFLC website along with presentation materials for future reference. Please be advised there is a 1000-person participant limit to this webinar. *Please note, if you are experiencing audio difficulties using a computer, please combine the presentation with the ”Join by Phone” details indicated below. Meeting Details:
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