Intellectual Property Blog

Yearly Archives from 2019

Library Of Congress 19th Annual National Book Festival

A few months ago, I signed up for the Library of Congress blog to keep track of new developments in the world of copyright and the Library of Congress. I learned that for the past eighteen years the Library of Congress has hosted a National Book Festival in Washington, DC. The original National Book Festival was founded by First Lady Laura Bush and James H. Billington, the 13th Librarian of Congress in 2001. This year’s […]

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In the Community & Profession

Building a Better World The Marks Gray immigration team is honored to partner with amazing clients who are designing and building a better world. Bowling for a Cause The Marks Gray law firm bowling team supports the Small Business Resource Network in Northeast Florida! This team included Crystal T. Broughan, Kevin P. Russell, Austin Sherman, Dawn Waldenmaier, Logan McEwen and Giselle Carson.  

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H-1B Visas Are Going, Going… Gone

With the option of obtaining a cap-subject H-1B visa off the table, you may wonder: what options are available to employers seeking work visas for skilled foreign nationals? What should the plan of action be for professionals seeking an employment visa? Download our quick guide to alternative work visa options to consider below. You can also learn more details about these work visas in my book, Beyond the H-1B: A Guide to Work Visa Options […]

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USCIS Returns All Unselected H-1B Cap-Subject Petitions

USCIS has announced that all H-1B cap-subject petitions for FY 2020 that were not chosen in their computer-generated random selection process have been returned. Read more. 

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A Note about the Form I-9, which Expired August 31

Until USCIS makes an announcement, employers should plan to continue to use the current Form I-9.

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How to Re-Verify a Cap-Gap Student?

As F-1 students under the “cap-gap” change to H-1B status on October 1, employers will need to re-verify their status. Download this sample Form I-9 on how to re-verify these students. [Download Now]

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