Washington D.C., January 23, 2018 – Yesterday, the House of Representatives and the Senate each passed a Continuing Resolution extending the operation of the U.S. Federal Government until February 8, 2018. The Continuing Resolution was then signed into law by the President to ensure the...

Washington D.C., January 22, 2018: For foreign workers and their employers, January usually marks the beginning of preparations for filing a new H-1B skilled worker visa in the opening week of the annual H-1B lottery that starts April 1. Will this change in 2018? If last...

Washington, D.C. – January 19, 2018: As negotiations on Capitol Hill continue to reach agreement on a bill to fund operations of the U.S. federal government, employers and immigrants are frequently anxious about whether U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS) will also shut-down. The short answer...

Washington, D.C., January 16, 2018: As Congress debates legislative changes to the EB-5 Regional Center program ahead of the January 19, 2018 deadline for renewing the program, the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) schedule appears on track to deliver new EB-5 regulations in February 2018. Last...

Washington D.C., January 9, 2018 - The first two weeks of 2018 have started with a large wave of news relating to immigration issues emanating from the White House. The overall picture that is forming confirms the Trump administration’s intention to curb illegal immigration to the...

H-1B Spotlight: Update on Possible Changes in 2018 Washington, D.C. – January 7, 2018: A recent House bill seeks to tighten access to H-1B temporary skilled worker visas for employers and employees. In November 2017, the House Judiciary Committee approved the proposed the Protect and Grow American...

Washington D.C., December 22, 2017 - Recently, the U.S. Federal Government (Office of Management and Budget Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OMB)), made public a summary of its regulatory agenda for 2018. The USCIS regulatory agenda included several important proposals that could impact the...

Washington D.C., December 22, 2017 - This week, the House of Representatives and the Senate each passed a Continuing Resolution extending the operation of the U.S. Federal Government until January 19, 2018. As part of the Continuing Resolution, the EB-5 Regional Center visa program was...