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Final EB Job Flexibility Rule Published but doesn’t go Far Enough

On November 17, 2016  USCIS issued a long-awaited final rule to make the waiting periods for employment-based green cards easier to bear for highly-skilled immigrants and their families.  While the law does provide some relief and certainty for employers and employees … Continue reading

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Department of Labor Starts PERM Modernization Project (Wahoo!!!)

The Department of Labor (DOL) has taken a first step in the PERM Modernization Project, mandated by the President’s Executive Action on Immigration announced on November 20, 2015. On January 22, 2015, the DOL will hold a “Public Listening Session” … Continue reading

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Unofficial Predictions from the Visa Office

This information is courtesy of the American Immigration Lawyers Association. (AILA InfoNet Doc. No. 12012349 (posted Nov. 27, 2013) During a recent conversation with Roberta Freedman, AILA Students & Scholars Committee member, Charlie Oppenheim of the Department of State’s Visa … Continue reading

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