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USCIS Expands Premium Processing for Applicants Seeking to Change into F, M, or J Nonimmigrant Status
An internal investigation into the death of a medically vulnerable eight-year-old girl after over a week in Border Patrol custody continues to reveal shocking negligence on the part of medical contractors and Border Patrol employees. It’s becoming increasingly clear that the May 17 death of Anadith Danay Reyes Alvarez, an 8-year-old girl born in Panama […]
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USCIS Announces Expansion of Citizenship and Integration Grant Program and the Opening of the Grant Application Period
Time was running out for many Afghan refugees living and working in the United States after American troops withdrew from Afghanistan. Thanks to the Biden administration’s recent decision to extend what is known as “parole,” many Afghans will now be given the opportunity to continue to live and work in the U.S. lawfully so that […]
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Applications for Re-Parole and Work Authorization Renewal Are Fee-Exempt for Certain Afghan Nationals
Adam Cohen delves into the H-1B visa program, from its inception to the latest registration process debacle, and calls on Congress and the Biden administration to improve the program and adapt it to meet the needs of the U.S. economy now, not the market of more than a generation ago.
Treaty traders and investors can leverage the E visa category to foster cross-border commerce and secure their path to success in the United States. Within the umbrella of the E category, it is further broken down into the classifications E-1, E-2 and E-3. The E-1 treaty trader visa possesses many benefits for those who qualify...
AILA Law Journal author Evan Patton shared some insights from his recent article published in the May 2023 edition, titled “Towards a Pragmatic Solution for Climate Refugees Under Environmental, Human Rights, and Immigration regimes."
The United States has long been an attractive choice for highly skilled professionals worldwide. Those looking to find success and stability in the U.S. have a range of visa options that may be suitable for their particular situation. One unique pathway for skilled individuals to pursue is the O-1 visa. The O-1 visa comes with...
AILA member Jeremy Weber describes the harmful effect of the Senate-passed resolution aiming to rescind the 2022 public charge rule, noting that AILA will urge President Biden to follow through on his promise to veto the measure if it passes the House.
Usurping the role of the federal government, state legislatures in Florida and Texas have proposed multiple harmful immigration bills during this year’s legislative session. Several Florida immigration bills passed while the Texas bills have—for now—not moved off the legislative floor. Florida’s Immigration Bills On May 8, 2023, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis signed a bill banning […]
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Highly accomplished individuals who are seeking a path to residency in the United States can benefit greatly from the EB-1B green card, a subcategory of priority workers. The Employment-Based First Preference Category for Outstanding Professors and Researchers, is designed to attract and retain exceptional talents from around the world who have made significant contributions in...