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P-1 Visa is a Hole in One for Pro Golfer

P Visa is a Hole in One for Pro Golfer The U.S. has been at the forefront of international athletics for decades. Each Olympiad and international competition consistently shows the U.S. at or near the top of the medal count or leader board. These successes attract athletes from all over the world to come to our country in order to train and compete in their respective sports. In order for a non-citizen to come to […]

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ICE Exercises a Favorable Decision in I-9 Violation Case

Immigration Success Story: I‐9 Visa ICE Exercises a Favorable Decision in I‐9 Violation Case Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and their crackdown on proper I‐9 and worker documentation for employers have been a common theme in many of my blog posts and e‐newsletter reports as of late. ICE expects to conduct 3,000 worksite audits in FY2012 and 2013, including large employers to create a culture of compliance. Any, or several, local employers could be next. […]

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FAQs about High-Skilled Immigrant Workers and Job Portability

Starting a new job is exciting but also stressful.  For a foreign national, it is even more stressful, because it can have significant consequences for their immigration status. Under immigration law, portability is the ability to port or change employers while preserving your previously filed and pending I-485 adjustment of status application. These changes prompt a number of critical questions. Here are answers to common concerns about job portability.

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Marks Gray Staff Members Volunteer at 10th Annual Citizenship Day

Marks Gray Staff Members Volunteer at 10th Annual Citizenship Day Marks Gray staff members Lisa Grosskruger-Edler and Yvonne Edo-Olotu volunteered at the 10th Annual Citizenship Day last Saturday at The Florida Coastal School of Law on April 15, 2017. The event is produced by Florida Coastal’s Naturalization and Citizenship Clinic and supported by the Immigrants and Human Rights Clinic. Jacksonville Area Legal Aid and the National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials. Jacksonville is […]

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Trademarks and Business Names as Domain Names

Two of my clients recently encountered incidents involving domain name disputes. One of my clients received an email from China stating that a Chinese company was going to purchase domain names that included my client’s company name. The company also stated that they intended to file a trademark application that included my client’s company name, as well. The Chinese company wanted to know if the international trademark application and domain names would cause my client […]

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Video: Which Work Visa Is Right for My Employees?

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