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HTMLUSCIS Releases Interim Policy Memorandum Regarding T-6 Category
Maria del Carmen Ramos; Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
January 13, 2015, previously published on November 4, 2014
Last week, USCIS issued an interim policy memorandum (IPM) that provides guidance on legislation that would affect the T nonimmigrant status program and related T and U nonimmigrant adjustment of status applications.

 

HTMLInternet Startups: Beware of Being a Money Transmitter
Erin Smith Aebel, Cheri A. Budzynski, Douglas A. Cherry, Regina M. Joseph, Mechelle Zarou; Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
January 10, 2015, previously published on October 31, 2014
So, you’ve got a great idea. Social media platforms are all about finding new solutions for old inefficiencies. And what’s more efficient than serving as a platform for an account holder to obtain a single cash payment in exchange for virtual currency he/she/it has received through...

 

HTMLUSCIS Expands Definition of “Mother” and “Parent” Under the INA
Mechelle Zarou; Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
January 10, 2015, previously published on October 29, 2014
The U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services ("USCIS") and the Department of State ("DOS") have exercised their shared authority and collaborated in the development of a policy expanding the definitions of "mother" and "parent" under the Immigration &...

 

HTMLMore EB-5 Predictions
Maria del Carmen Ramos; Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
January 10, 2015, previously published on October 30, 2014
No one can really predict the future. But as analysts will tell you, we can learn a lot from the past and watching current trends. This is especially true when it comes to immigration, which is in a state of constant flux. Last week, Charles Oppenheim, Chief of the Visa Control and Reporting...

 

HTMLTemporary Protected Status Extended for Honduras and Nicaragua
Mechelle Zarou; Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
January 10, 2015, previously published on October 20, 2014
On October 17, 2014, the Secretary of Homeland Security announced that he would be extending the Temporary Protected Status for eligible nationals from Honduras and Nicaragua for an additional 18 months, effective January 6, 2015 through July 5, 2016.

 

HTMLDHS Announces Enhancements to the Visa Waiver Program
Maria del Carmen Ramos; Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
January 10, 2015, previously published on November 5, 2014
On Monday, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced that certain refinements to the Visa Waiver Program (VWP) would be taking effect immediately.

 

HTMLDHS Publishes Final Rule on Notices of Decisions and Documents Evidencing Lawful Status And Revises Forms G-28 & G-28I
Maria del Carmen Ramos; Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
January 10, 2015, previously published on October 31, 2014
On October 29, 2014, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) published a final rule that amends it regulations governing when USCIS will issue correspondence, notices of decisions, and documents evidencing lawful status in the United States to an applicant, petitioner, attorney, or accredited...

 

HTMLPresident Obama Unveils His Proposed Executive Actions on Immigration
Maria del Carmen Ramos; Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
January 10, 2015, previously published on November 21, 2014
Last night, President Obama unveiled his Immigration Accountability Executive Actions in an effort to address the estimated 11 million undocumented immigrants currently living in the United States. While many of the specific details are still being worked on as some will require regulations and/or...

 

HTMLDepartment of State Announces Visa Fee Changes
Maria del Carmen Ramos; Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
January 10, 2015, previously published on October 22, 2014
On September 12, 2014, the Department of State (DOS) announced fee changes for nonimmigrant and immigrant visa application fees for certain visa categories.

 

HTMLUpcoming E-Verify Record Disposal Date
Maria del Carmen Ramos; Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
January 10, 2015, previously published on December 2, 2014
Beginning January 1, 2015, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will start disposing of E-Verify Records that are 10 years old and older.

 


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