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For More Information Call 215 979 1840 Immigration Law Partner at Duane Morris, LLP. 20 years representing companies and individuals in all aspects of immigration law. H-1Bs, L-1s, TNs, PERM, Global immigration; compliance; working visas; green cards; consular processing citizenship and deportation.

DHS Finalizes Minor Regulatory Improvements for E, H, L and O Visa Holders

On November 18, 2016, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) issued the final rule, Retention of EB-1, EB-2, and EB-3 Immigrant Workers and Program Improvements Affecting High-Skilled Nonimmigrant Workers, to take effect on January 17, 2017. The final rule … Continue reading

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Trump Names Gen. Kelly To Head DHS

President-elect Donald J. Trump on Monday officially nominated Gen. John Kelly to serve as secretary of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, saying his decades of military service and deep commitment to fighting the terrorism threat inside the nation’s borders … Continue reading

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DACA: Will there be life after Trump?

Even though President-elect Trump has stated that he will end DACA after he is inaugurated on January 20, 2017, nobody knows for sure what will happen with the program next year.  Until that time, USCIS is continuing to process DACA … Continue reading

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USCIS Seeks to Calm Immigration Fears

On Monday November 21, 2016 at 1:20 PM USCIS sent out the following email to all of its stakeholders, trying to quell fears and answer questions about the current processing of immigration applications. USCIS is continuing with business as usual. … Continue reading

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New Smart I-9 Form goes Live on USCIS.gov

The New “Smart”I-9 form has gone live on the USCIS.gov site, so employers are able to now use it from the USCIS.gov website.  However, the new form is not required to be used by employers until January 22, 2017.  Below … Continue reading

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Immigrants Have Constitutional Rights No Matter What

President-Elect Donald Trump’s statements about immigration  are causing worry and fear in our immigrant communities.  We don’t know anything about his plans or what Congress will support once he is in office, but what we do know is that immigrants, … Continue reading

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Equal Justice for All…2016 Pro Bono Projects

When I am not working with my clients on their immigration matters, I am leading Duane Morris’s pro bono program. In 2016 our attorneys will provide over 27,000 hours of free legal services to the poor and disenfranchised in our … Continue reading

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