Immigration Blog

Our immigration blog brings you the latest trends, policy, and news in immigration.

  • USCIS  Prohibits Power of Attorney

    USCIS Prohibits Power of Attorney

    A new policy memorandum released on February 16 by USCIS prohibits power of attorney beginning Sunday, March 18. Once implemented, employers can no longer authorize outside counsel to sign...

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  • Two Overlooked Keys to Immigration Compliance

    Two Overlooked Keys to Immigration Compliance

    When it comes to staying compliant, there are a number of problem areas for employers. Two of these – status changes and public access files – are keys to immigration compliance that often fall...

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  • India’s New E-Services for Immigration Filing

    India’s New E-Services for Immigration Filing

    India’s Bureau of Immigration recently announced its launch of electronic services on February 12, 2018 for in-country registrations, visa extensions, residential permits and other services....

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  • Top H-1B Visa Questions Answered: Attorney Q&A

    Top H-1B Visa Questions Answered: Attorney Q&A

    The H-1B visa is the most popular visa option for employers in the U.S. Now that we’re in the midst of H-1B visa cap season, many businesses have H-1B visa questions about the application process,...

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  • How to Know if You have a Healthy Immigration Program

    How to Know if You have a Healthy Immigration Program

    To understand if you have a healthy immigration program, start by taking a step back and comparing your practices to others’. It’s important to look at what’s working for other employers in order...

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  • TSS Visa to Replace Australia’s 457 Visa in March

    TSS Visa to Replace Australia’s 457 Visa in March

    Effective in March 2018, Australia’s current temporary skilled worker program, the 457 visa, will be completely abolished and replaced by the brand new Temporary Skill Shortage visa (TSS visa)....

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  • Global Immigration Challenges At Odds With Demand

    Global Immigration Challenges At Odds With Demand

    In this post, learn the major global immigration challenges employers are facing this year, and how they’re reacting to those challenges.

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  • H-1B Status Changes and Public Access Files: A Quick Look

    H-1B Status Changes and Public Access Files: A Quick Look

    Here’s a look at two problem areas for maintaining corporate compliance: H-1B status changes and public access files as we go head-first into H-1B season.

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  • 4 Reasons Immigration Should Be HR’s Top Focus in 2018

    4 Reasons Immigration Should Be HR’s Top Focus in 2018

    This may just be the year of immigration. Here are some of the best reasons immigration should be hr’s top focus in 2018.

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  • Trump Establishes New Immigration Vetting Center

    Trump Establishes New Immigration Vetting Center

    Get details about Trump's Presidential Memorandum ordering the establishment of a national immigration vetting center, signed February 6, 2018.

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  • Employers’ Top Immigration Trends for 2018

    Employers’ Top Immigration Trends for 2018

    Want to see immigration from a company perspective? Read this blog for numbers on employers’ top immigration trends this year.

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  • Josh Fechter: Immigration Matters, So Let’s Make It Easier

    Josh Fechter: Immigration Matters, So Let’s Make It Easier

    Learn about Josh Fechter, his story as an entrepreneur who doesn't shy away from visa issues, and why he believes immigration matters.

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  • Important Dates for H-1B Visa Cap Season

    Important Dates for H-1B Visa Cap Season

    It’s always better to be prepared, so we've put together the most important dates for H-1B visa cap season to add to your calendar.

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  • H-1B Visa Filing and Premium Processing Update

    H-1B Visa Filing and Premium Processing Update

    Learn about the recent H-1B visa filing and premium processing update from a recent announcement from USCIS to the American Immigration Lawyers Association.

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  • I-Squared Bill Proposes Increasing H-1B Cap to 195,000

    I-Squared Bill Proposes Increasing H-1B Cap to 195,000

    Last week, Senators Orrin Hatch and Jeff Flake re-introduced I-Squared, a bill proposing changes to the popular H-1B visa program, to the Senate.

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  • Why Onboarding Matters Now More Than Ever

    Why Onboarding Matters Now More Than Ever

    Learn why onboarding matters to retention of employees, especially for companies that are hiring foreign talent to fill essential roles.

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  • Shifting Tides in Immigration in 2018: What Are They?

    Shifting Tides in Immigration in 2018: What Are They?

    Last year, we saw changes in policy, practice and rhetoric. Here are some shifting tides in immigration we could see (and one we’ve already seen) in 2018.

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  • How to File Your H-1B Visa Petition: Starting the Process

    How to File Your H-1B Visa Petition: Starting the Process

    Learn how to file your H-1B visa petition, starting with getting in touch with the right legal experts to gathering and submitting necessary documents.

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  • Government Shutdown in Effect, Starting January 20

    Government Shutdown in Effect, Starting January 20

    Read about the government shutdown in December 2017, what it means for U.S. immigration processes and your visa applications.

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  • Supreme Court to Decide Legality of Trump’s Travel Ban

    Supreme Court to Decide Legality of Trump’s Travel Ban

    Learn about the latest news about the Supreme Court's impending decision on Trump's travel ban and how it is impacting businesses and employees.

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