In these post 9-11 days, the INS probably has fewer resources to pursue garden-variety employer sanctions cases (especially for non-intentional paperwork violations). However, it has been noticed that the INS […]
The labor certification is the second stage in obtaining permission for an alien to permanently live and work in the U.S.A. It usually follows the H-Visa stage. The Labor Certification […]
The straightforward and reasonable interpretation of “exceptional” and the criteria needed for a waiver of labor certification “in the national interest” were laid out in the Administrative Appeals Unit decision in the “Mississippi Phosphate” case. That clear decision has now been modified by another Administrative Appeals Unit decision, “in re New York State Department of Transportation.”
Consider these questions to determine if you may be! Disclaimer: These guidelines are for informational purposes only – consult an attorney for specific evaluation of your case. DO YOU HAVE: […]
As a preface, most of you are probably aware that the immigration law was substantially changed in 1996 by the passage of the illegal immigration reform and immigrant responsibility act […]
In order to understand the impact that convictions can have on Immigration and naturalization issues involving our clients, it is first necessary to understand the underlying scheme of punishment and […]
On December 27, 2004, the USDOL promulgated the new PERM (Program Electronic Review Management) process for Permanent Labor Certifications. The effective date of the PERM regulation is March 28, 2005. […]
Naturalization is a process by which permanent resident or “green card” holders in the United States can apply for U.S. Citizenship. Naturalization is the ultimate immigration benefit. It guarantees certain freedoms – most importantly, the right to vote.