On day one, President Biden reversed two H-1B rules recently issued by the Trump Administration that have stymied H-1B employers and employees. Trump H-1B Regulations – What Are They? The Trump Administration issued 2 new H-1B rules in the past few months. The first, “Strengthening the H-1B Nonimmigrant Visa Classification Program,” narrowly amends a regulation… Read more »
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Applying for Citizenship? New Test Effective December 1, 2020
USCIS announced that the citizenship civics test would be revised as of December 1, 2020. Those applying on December 1st or later, will be subject to the new test. Those who applied previously and are still pending, will be subject to the old test. The government last revised the test in 2008. The government refers… Read more »
Moving Work Locations – When Does It Affect An H-1B Petition?
In Matter of Simeio Solutions, LLC, decided April 9, 2015, USCIS’ Administrative Appeals Office held that, in addition to employers certifying a new Labor Condition Application (LCA) when an H-1B worker changes worksite locations, the US employer must now file an amended H-1B petition before placing an H-1B worker in the new worksite location. While… Read more »
Colorado DMV Cleared to Increase Number of Undocumented Driver’s Licenses Appointments
In April 2015, the Colorado legislature’s Joint Budget Committee finally reached a key compromise on increased funding requests for driver’s licenses for the undocumented in Colorado. Earlier in the year, the legislature in a surprise move de-funded the driver’s license program for the undocumented license law, known as SB-251. Licenses began to be issued August… Read more »
Obama’s Executive Action on Immigration – What is Next and How do I Prepare?
Since the announcement by President Obama on November 20, 2014 of his Executive Action on Immigration, a few updates are warranted as we head into the holidays and new year with hopeful expectations on how these new initiatives will be rolled out. First, BEWARE of attorneys or attorney-like individuals who can promise to do something… Read more »
Obama Leaning Toward Expanding Deferred Action for up to 5 Million Undocumented
The midterm elections, resulting in the dominance of the Republican party in Congress, left it up in the air in terms of President Obama’s prior promises to ‘do something’ on immigration reform this year. However, recent press reports over the past few days are indicating a move in this direction, despite threats from Republicans of… Read more »
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