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Immigration Trends to Watch in 2013 – Part 2

" In Part 1 , I looked at the Employment Based trends to watch in 2013, including the H-1B Cap, EB-2 and EB-3 backlogs as well as the possibility of backlogs in EB-5. With the unemployment rate ticking slowly down and signs of life returning to the economy, pressure on employment based visas will...

Cal. Gov. Brown Signs Immigration Bills

" As advocates rally across the nation today to urge Congress to adopt comprehensive immigration reform, Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. signed legislation to enhance school, workplace and civil protections for California’s hardworking immigrants. “While Washington waffles on immigration...

A Watershed Year For Employment-Based Immigration?

"2015 could be a watershed year for immigrants, their employers and immigration attorneys, but as they say only time will tell. Successful implementation of the IAEA will require strong agency leadership, focus and perseverance in the face of political opposition, possible funding shortages, and...