Parole in Place Executive Action June 18, 2024

The November 2022 mid-term elections brought divided government to Washington D.C., with the Republicans winning a majority in the U.S. House of Representatives and the Democrats retaining control of the U.S. Senate (and of course the White House). N… Read More
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U.S. immigration strategies for employers in a tight labor market

The November 2022 mid-term elections brought divided government to Washington D.C., with the Republicans winning a majority in the U.S. House of Representatives and the Democrats retaining control of the U.S. Senate (and of course the White House). N… Read More
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New USCIS Interpretation: Military Naturalization

Binsfeld Law Firm, in conjunction with the Ojala-Barbour Law Firm, helped bring about a USCIS policy change for foreign nationals applying for military naturalization! Our client is now a U.S. citizen, and this new USCIS interpretation will help nume… Read More
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Fiscal Year 2023 H-1B Cap Lottery: Updates

March 29, 2022 marked the closing date for the initial selection of H-1B lottery registrants in the fiscal year 2023 lottery. U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) selected 85,000 registrations, to meet this year’s cap. Each registrant… Read More
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Transfer of Underlying Basis: Changing from EB-3 Downgrade Back to EB-2

The past two years have seen massive swings in the Visa Bulletin, particularly for categories EB-2 and EB-3 for foreign workers from India. In October 2020, EB-3 dates for filing were well ahead of EB-2 dates for India, which led many people who had… Read More
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