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...
Canadian L Visa Admissions – CBP Changes Course without Prior Notice Creating New Non-Tariff Barrier
by Kathleen Walker | Apr 25, 2019
A few weeks ago, stories of Canadian citizens being refused admission to the U.S. as individual or blanket L applicants requesting an additional period of stay in the U.S. started to increase. The sheer number of reports...Read More
by Kathleen Walker | Apr 9, 2019
On April 3, Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) issued a press release regarding its largest worksite enforcement action at one site in ten years against CVE Technology Group Inc. (CVE), a consumer electronics...Read More
The IRS and the FICA, FUTA and Federal Income Tax Traps for Employers with Non-Resident Alien Employees
by Eric Gregory | Mar 27, 2019
With all of the payroll complexities that employers face, it is no surprise that a special set of rules that applies to only a small category of employees is frequently overlooked. Often, to the surprise of payroll and human...Read More
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
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