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Giselle Featured in the Jax Daily Record’s “Leaders in the Law”

  “She was recognized as one of the 50 most influential Hispanics in the state by the Florida State Hispanic Chamber of Commerce.” Read the full article. 

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Congratulations on Becoming a U.S. Citizen!

Sharing the excitement, honoring the accomplishment, and celebrating his happiness!   

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What Companies Should Know about International Copyright Law

Copyright protection assigns specific rights to its author as long as the work meets various criteria. The primary purpose of copyright protection is to encourage idea sharing and development. Copyright provides a framework for how relationships should work for everyone involved: copyright holders, content providers, and consumers of the content. With guidelines in place to benefit all parties, people have more incentives to share their creative works. When it comes to sharing work globally, the […]

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What Else to Expect for Business Immigration in 2020?

The proposed regulatory agenda for business immigration in 2020 includes: Re-defining the term “specialty occupation” to continue to narrow the occupations that qualify for H-1B visas. The target date for this proposal is spring 2020. Extension of the 15-day premium processing timeline from 15 calendar days to 15 business days. Elimination of the ability of H-4 spouses to apply for an employment authorization document (EAD). The target date for this proposal is March 2020. Employers […]

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Tips and Approaches for the New H-1B Cap Season

USCIS just announced the new electronic registration process for H-1Bs in 2020.  With the new process, employers will first provide general information about the company and each potential H-1B worker (and pay a $10 registration fee) starting on March 1st — beginning the process a month earlier than previous years. Conceptually, I think electronic registration is a good idea. And expecting that the process would change, we began to prepare for the changes and H-1B […]

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Immigrants Lead the Way for America in Nobel Prizes

Since the year 2000, immigrants have made up almost 40% of American Nobel Prize winners in Chemistry, Medicine, and Physics.  This year is no different, with four US immigrants being named Nobel Laureates. Learn more about these amazing men and women and their contributions at Forbes.  Where will our next Nobel winners come from?

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