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 Campbell Walker | Dec 4, 2019
All applicants for a U.S. nonimmigrant visa at a consular post quickly become familiar with the DS-160, online nonimmigrant visa application form, which is available on the Consular Electronic Application Center (CEAC) website. ...Read More
by Christian Allen | Nov 18, 2019
On November 14th, the US Citizenship and Immigration Services agency (“USCIS”) is expected to formally publish proposed fee changes in the Federal Register for the applications and petitions it processes. Public comments about...Read More
by Elise Levasseur | Nov 11, 2019
Labor Condition Applications must be filed under the new DOL’S FLAG System As part of the U.S. Department of Labor’s (“USDOL”) technology modernization initiative, the FLAG System (Foreign Labor Application Gateway) was...Read More
by Kathleen Campbell Walker | Oct 8, 2019
What is the VWP? The VWP is administered by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) in consultation with the State Department. Currently, the program permits citizens of 38 countries to travel to the United States (U.S.)...Read More
by Kathleen Campbell Walker | Sep 25, 2019
The concept of a public charge ground of inadmissibility has been a part of immigration law for more than a century and the current statutory provision [§212(a)(4)] of the Immigration and Nationality Act, as amended (INA),...Read More
USCIS Announces $10 Fee for H-1B Electronic Registration – Does this Apply for FY 2021 (April 2020)?
by Kathleen Campbell Walker | Sep 4, 2019
USCIS is moving forward with a plan to implement a preliminary registration system for cap-subject H-1B petitions that will drastically change the H-1B visa filing process employers have used for years. On September 3, U.S....Read More
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