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Cyrus D. Mehta: EB-3 to EB-2 BOOST MAY NOT PROTECT YOUR CHILD UNDER THE CHILD STATUS PROTECTION ACT

"If the EB-3 for India is truly expected to take 70 years before a green card materializes, a foreign national being sponsored today with a 1 year old child will have absolutely no hope of protecting the age of this child under the CSPA!" - Cyrus D. Mehta, Oct. 21, 2011 .

CA9 on EB-3 Visa Recapture: Li v. Kerry

"Plaintiffs allege that Defendants misallocated immigrant visas to eligible applicants in the employment-based third preference category (EB-3) during the 2008 and 2009 fiscal years. Plaintiffs request that visa numbers be made available to them and other members of their class so that they can...

China EB-3 EW Priority Date Victory: Xie v. Kerry

[ Xie v. Kerry , 21 F. Supp. 3d 89 (D.D.C. 2014) reversed.] "The D.C. Circuit axed a win for the U.S. Department of State on Monday in a suit accusing it of illegally slowing down reviews of certain Chinese individuals' visa applications, saying the plaintiff deserved to have her claim examined...

USCIS Proposed Rule: Retention of EB–1, EB–2, and EB–3 Immigrant Workers and Program Improvements Affecting High-Skilled Nonimmigrant Workers

Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 251 / Thursday, December 31, 2015 - "The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is proposing to amend its regulations related to certain employment-based immigrant and nonimmigrant visa programs. The proposed amendments would provide various benefits to participants...

Advance Copy of USCIS Retention of EB-1, EB-2, and EB-3 Immigrant Workers and Program Improvements Affecting High-Skilled Nonimmigrant Workers Final Rule

This document is scheduled to be published in the Federal Register on 11/18/2016 - "The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is amending its regulations related to certain employment-based immigrant and nonimmigrant visa programs. Specifically, the final rule provides various benefits to participants...

USCIS Final Rule: Retention of EB-1, EB-2, and EB-3 Immigrant Workers and Program Improvements Affecting High-Skilled Nonimmigrant Workers

USCIS, Nov. 18, 2016 - "The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is amending its regulations related to certain employment-based immigrant and nonimmigrant visa programs. Specifically, the final rule provides various benefits to participants in those programs, including the following: improved...