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|Immigration Issues after U.S. v. Windsor (Same Sex Spouses Can Get Green Cards)|
Woog Law Office LLC;
December 16, 2014, previously published by New Jersey Law JournalArticle discusses the process of obtaining legal residence based on marriage to a same sex spouse and other implications for immigrants after the Supreme Court's groundbreaking decision in U.S. v. Windsor.
|President to Expand, Create Programs for Undocumented Workers|
Davis C. Bae, Minnie Fu, Raazia K. Hall, Sean G. Hanagan, David S. Jones; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
December 15, 2014, previously published on November 21, 2014President Barack Obama has announced he will take executive action to expand the population of currently undocumented individuals who will be allowed to remain and work legally in the U.S.
|U.S. Immigration: Extended Visa Validity Announced for Chinese Nationals|
Avani H. Patel; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
December 15, 2014, previously published on November 13, 2014The Department of State (DOS) announced more changes to its Reciprocity Table following updates from earlier this month and in September. Specifically, beginning November 12, 2014, Chinese nationals and their dependents will be eligible for longer visa validity periods for the following U.S. visas:
|Veterans Honored by USCIS During Naturalization Ceremonies|
Ian R. Macdonald; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
December 10, 2014, previously published on November 11, 2014U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced that it will be recognizing the contributions of veterans, active military and military spouses during 40 naturalization ceremonies taking place across the country between now and Nov. 14, 2014, for more than 3,000 new citizens. Over the...
|Retrogression for EB-5 Predicted at IIUSA Conference; July 2013 Cut-Off Discussed|
Dillon R. Colucci; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
December 10, 2014, previously published on October 27, 2014The Chief of the Visa Control and Reporting Division of the U.S. Department of State, Charles Oppenheim, reported that the EB-5 immigrant visa category would likely retrogress in July 2015. However, this does contradict his prediction provided to AILA earlier last week of retrogression occurring in...
|Getting UK Business Visas for Chinese Nationals Just got Easier|
Ian R. Macdonald; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
December 10, 2014, previously published on November 4, 2014The UK Home Office just announced changes to simplify the application process for Chinese nationals applying for UK business visas. This change follows intense pressure from the UK business community who want to encourage Chinese investment in the United Kingdom.
|U.S. DOS Announces December 2014 Visa Bulletin|
Shaun Staller; Greenberg Traurig LLP;
December 10, 2014, previously published on November 10, 2014The U.S. Department of State (DOS) announced immigrant visa availability numbers and priority date cut-offs in its latest December 2014 Visa Bulletin (FY 2015). Please note, when looking at the availability tables on the DOS website only applicants who have a priority date earlier than the cut-off...
|Immigration Guide - Special Immigrant Juveniles Status (SIJS) Eligibility & Process|
Alimohammad Zafar PLLC;
December 10, 2014, previously published on December 2014Special Immigrant Juveniles Status, commonly known as SIJS, is a federal law that allows certain undocumented children to get legal permanent residency in the United States. We will discuss this complex immigration process and the requirements in detail in this article.
|SWITZERLAND - Work Permit Quota Numbers to be Reduced in 2015 |
December 10, 2014, previously published on December 5, 2014Beginning January 1, 2015, and pursuant to a recent amendment to the Swiss Ordinance on Admission, Stay, and Employment (OASA), the number of Swiss work and residence permits available to foreign nationals will be reduced in 2015.
|White House Initiative on Immigration|
David Robinson; Nexsen Pruet, LLC;
December 10, 2014, previously published on November 24, 2014On Nov. 20, President Obama announced a wide-ranging series of executive actions to reform U.S. immigration policy. Although these unilateral actions will most certainly be challenged by Congress and in the courts, and although none are yet in effect, it is important for employers to immediately...