Welcome to the Immigration Insights and Issues Blog! (III Blog for short) Immigration policies and practices are ever changing due to the political nature of the area and the complexity of the legal issues related to the...
by Kathleen Walker | Mar 19, 2019
Several media outlets recently reported on a new pre-registration requirement for U.S. citizens traveling to any of the 26 Schengen-area countries, plus additional participating European countries and microstates (34 total at...Read More
New Change/Extension of Status Forms (I-539/I-539A) Become Effective on March 22 – What is new (Biometrics for babies…)?
by Kathleen Walker | Mar 12, 2019
The use of new forms (Form I-539 and a new I-539A) seems like a very mundane subject to merit an alert, but indeed coming right before the start of the fiscal year 2020 H-1B cap filing season in April of 2019, it deserves...Read More
by Kathleen Walker | Mar 7, 2019
On March 1, 2019, a notice was published by U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announcing that beneficiaries of Temporary Protected Status (TPS) from: Sudan, Nicaragua, Haiti, and El Salvador will continue to...Read More
Avoiding Claims of Citizenship and National Origin Discrimination When Interviewing, Hiring, and Onboarding Foreign Workers
by Heather Frayre | Mar 4, 2019
It is illegal to discriminate on the basis of citizenship or national origin in recruiting, hiring, onboarding, or employing workers. Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (“Title VII”) as well as the...Read More
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