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New R-1 Memo: Procedures for Calculating the Maximum Period of Stay

Procedures for Calculating the Maximum Period of Stay for R-1 Nonimmigrants: "This memorandum provides instruction to Immigration Service Officers who adjudicate R-1 nonimmigrant petitions for aliens who are coming to the United States temporarily to perform religious work, and their dependents...

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...

Immigration Quota Reform: Waste Not, Want Not

"[I]mmigrant visa quota numbers evaporate without a trace rather than linger in the environment. Every September 30, all unused immigrant visas for that fiscal year disappear. Moreover, unless Congress intervenes, nothing can be done to recapture a green card lost because immigration bureaucrats...