Archive for January, 2017

Travel in these Uncertain times

January 30, 2017

We recommend that all non immigrants refrain from leisure travel outside the US for the next 90 days
For the next 90 days, nearly all travelers, except U.S. citizens, traveling on passports from Iraq, Syria, Sudan, Iran, Somalia, Libya, and Yemen will be temporarily suspended from entry to the…

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New National Interest Waiver Test

January 26, 2017

Immigration law is a field where hardly anything new ever happens. Yet during the last days the Obama Presidency, there was a case that clarified National Interest Waivers (NIWs) Just like bad facts make bad law, good facts make good law. Dr. Dhanasar had 2 Master’s degree and a PhD. He was a…

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The Immigration Legacy of President Obama

January 19, 2017

On this last day of Obama’s presidency, I want to, no need to, look at all the Immigration actions he took, including ones that were the right thing to do, yet made him unpopular with his party.
DEPORTATION:
He has been called by Democrats as the “Deporter in Chief”. Yes, he deported more people …

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Canadian Visitors need to check I-94

January 12, 2017

Canadians historically have crossed the border and have not been issued an I-94, nor have their passport been stamped. Snowbirds came to Florida or Arizona, and stay the entire winter, which might stretch more than 6 months. The Customs and Border Patrol (hereinafter CBP) has recently, without…

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USCIS Case followup

January 5, 2017

The USCIS generally gives processing times in Month. For instance, the Nebraska Service Center is processing H-1Bs that were filed in July 2016. However, they have said that from July 4th, will give a specific date. For instance, Nebraska Service Center is processing H-1Bs filed on July 02,…

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