Category Archives: US Immigration Policy
Yesterday, the Washington Post issued a good summary on the prospects of immigration reform. Although the conventional wisdom is that the CIR plan passed by the Senate in June has no chance of becoming law (if it ever did), politics often … Continue reading
The Department of State has released the December Visa Bulletin and EB2 India has retrogressed to 2004 while the world-wide EB3 category jumped to Oct 2011. The bulletin predicted no forward movement for India EB2 or EB3 in the coming … Continue reading
There have been a lot of updates over the past few weeks discussing the prospects of CIR being considered by the House prior to the end of this year however, the conventional wisdom is now unequivocally pointing to a death and burial of any chance … Continue reading
The Department of State has released the November Visa Bulletin and the results are disappointing. India EB2 and EB3 and Philippines EB3 showed no movement. Worldwide EB3 which had moved rapidly over the summer slowed to a mere 3 months … Continue reading
Yesterday, a group of House Democrats announced that they have developed their own version of a CIR bill which incorporates some elements that have already been supported by House Republicans. Further information will be provided as it becomes available.
With all of the pressing issues facing Congress, many believe that CIR may be lost in the chaos. Not so fast, says a group of Tech giants.
In what has become a common occurrence, a Federal judge has spared no feelings in decrying a decision taken by a USCIS agency. The latest was the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals wherein the Court stated of the USCIS agency action, ”An agency must … Continue reading
In an editorial published this week, Mike Hammond provided his comments on the recently passed Senate bill. The comments appeared in The Staffing Stream, a publication of Staffing Industry Analysts (SIA).
Last week five attorneys from HLG attended the American Immigration Lawyers Association annual conference in San Francisco. Over 4,000 immigration attorneys gathered over a period of 4 days to attend educational sessions. We are providing below key points that may … Continue reading
By a wide majority of 68-32, the Senate passed sweeping immigration legislation. We will now carefully watch the House to see if Immigration reform can become a reality.