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...
Risky “Business”: A Refresher on Permissible (and not so permissible) Activities in B-1 Business Visitor Classification
by Elissa Pinto | Feb 12, 2020
Have you ever had any foreign nationals “visit” your company from one of your entities outside the U.S.? Did you help the foreign national visitor fit right in and seem like part of your team and like any other employee? Did...Read More
by Kathleen Campbell Walker | Feb 4, 2020
US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced in the Federal Register on January 31, 2020, that the new version of Form I-9 (rev.10/21/2019) would be available for use on January 31, BUT employers can still continue...Read More
by Suzanne Sukkar | Jan 31, 2020
The new and much anticipated United States, Mexico and Canada Agreement (USMCA) replacing and modernizing the 25 year old North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) has been in the headlines for a couple of years. The USMCA has...Read More
by Kathleen Campbell Walker | Jan 20, 2020
The H-1B process for fiscal year 2021 presents employers and their legal counsel with a variety of new timing and process challenges in addition to potential cost savings. The major change of note will be the insertion of a new...Read More
by Kathleen Campbell Walker | Jan 8, 2020
Change is a constant in immigration visa adjudications and drastic changes can be implemented from one day to the next without much, if any, notice. For example, the reciprocity fees for the nonimmigrant visas for Australian...Read More
It’s a Holly, Jolly . . . Potential Folly?: Travel Tips for U.S. Work Visa Holders During the Holiday Season
by Suzanne Sukkar | Dec 24, 2019
’Tis the season for celebrating the holidays! Globally, offices and plants are closing their doors for a couple of days to a few weeks. While most people are finalizing their last-minute shopping and preparing for a (hopefully)...Read More
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