While not quite as comprehensive as some advocates had hoped, Biden’s bill actually covers quite a bit of ground, including offering a “roadmap” to citizenship for undocumented immigrants, suggesting reforms to both employment- and family-based immigration, protecting American borders, and some innovative issues relating to improving options for employment based immigration. You can read AILA’s lengthy coverage of the entire bill here. Below, we’re going to go into a bit more depth on the proposals […]Continue Reading
Our Business Clients Share Their “Immigration Wish List” for the Biden-Harris Administration
US business immigration reform and consistency is desperately needed. The Trump Administration made more than 400 immigration policy changes that have reshaped and delayed every aspect of the system. For example, Trump suspended the issuance of new L-1, H-1B, and other visas until 2021, ostensibly to protect the labor market. Unfortunately, this ban will have massive long‐term economic implications. These talented foreign workers who have been blocked from entering the country provide us with needed […]Continue Reading
Will Your Immigration Case Be Impacted by the New Rule that Went into Effect on Jan. 17th?
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) rule “Retention of EB-1, EB-2, and EB-3 Immigrant Workers and Program Improvements Affecting High-Skilled Nonimmigrant Workers” took effect on January 17, 2017. The rule amends regulations related to certain employment-based immigrant and nonimmigrant visa programs, so you may be wondering if you will be impacted. If your case is adjudicated after January 17th, 2017, it will be subject to the new rule.Continue Reading