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New Final Rule Released: I-140 Priority Date Retention, Issuance of EAD, and Job Portability
New Final Rule Released: I-140 Priority Date Retention, Issuance of EAD, and Job Portability

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has released the Final Rule for the “Retention of EB-1, EB-2, and EB-3 Immigrant Workers and Program Improvements Affecting High-Skilled Nonimmigrant Workers.” It was released on November 18, 2016 and will go into effect starting ...

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Blog Posts in 2016

  • Temporary Protected Status Extended for Nepal

    The Secretary of Homeland Security, Jeh Johnson, has extended Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for eligible nationals of Nepal. The extension is for ...

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  • Arrested for a DWI in Dallas Over Labor Day?

    During Labor Day weekend, the number of police officers on patrol significantly increases on the streets of Dallas. In many cases, officers are on the ...

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  • Legal Status Extension Allowed and Extended for Syrians

    The Secretary of Homeland Security, Jeh Johnson, has redesignated Syria for Temporary Protected Status (TPS), and extended their existing TPS status ...

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  • ICE Prioritizes DWI Policies

    U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) has prioritized DWI regulation per policy. More and more individuals that have been arrested for DWI ...

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  • Tie Vote By Supreme Court Blocks President's Immigration Plan

    This morning a tie vote by the supreme court blocks president Obama’s expanded immigration plan for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) and ...

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  • Temporary Protected Status Extended for Honduras & Nicaragua

    Effective July 6, 2016, the Secretary of Homeland Security, Jeh Johnson, has extended Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for an additional 18 months for ...

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  • Uncontested and Contested Divorces: What are the Differences?

    Regardless of the reasons that you and your spouse are pursuing a divorce, sometimes splitting up really is the best way to have a happy ending. For ...

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  • Guinea, Sierra Leone, and Liberia Granted Extended Temporary Protected Status

    The Department of Homeland Security will be extending Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for the Sierra Lone, Liberia, and Guinea another six additional ...

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  • H-1B Cap Reached for 2017 Fiscal Year

    The cap for issuing H-1B Visas is 65, 000 per fiscal year. The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) just reported that the cap ...

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