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Significant Increase in H-1B Processing Times, and a Lack of Adequate USCIS Response

By |February 5th, 2016|

H-1B Extension processing times have increased significantly in both the California and Vermont Service Center over the last several months. In a recent call […]

Pay Your Taxes, or the IRS May Revoke Your Passport

By |February 3rd, 2016|

Typically matters of immigration and international travel fall under the domain of the Department of Homeland Security and U.S. Department of State, but now, […]

H-1B Cap Conference Call, February 2, 2016

By |January 25th, 2016|

Hammond Law Group, LLC will be hosting a free teleconference to discuss H-1B cap season at 2pm EST on February 2, 2016. In the […]

NCSBN Votes to Keep Current Passing Standard for the NCLEX-RN Examination

By |January 13th, 2016|

According to a press release from The National Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCSBN), the NCSBN voted on Dec. 9, 2015 to uphold […]

USCIS Releases Proposed Regulations for H-1B Portability for People With Approved I-140’s

By |January 4th, 2016|

USCIS has finally released a draft of the regulation it has been promising for some time which, it had indicated, would provide greater portability to H-1B […]

It’s the First of the Month – Time to Check Your Passport

By |January 1st, 2016|

It’s the first of the month and that means it’s time to check your passport to make sure it’s still valid. Don’t forget that […]

Happy Holidays!

By |December 25th, 2015|

Hammond Law Group LLC wishes all of our friends and clients a happy holidays and best wishes for the New Year!

Charles Oppenheim Says to Expect the “Visa Waiting List” in the February, 2016 Visa Bulletin

By |December 22nd, 2015|

The American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) DOS Liaison Committee provides a series of monthly updates designed to keep members informed of Visa Bulletin progress […]

USCIS 50/50 Fee Reinstated, and Doubled

By |December 21st, 2015|

Earlier this year, Public Law 111-230 expired, which offered a reprieve for employers with more than 50 workers where at least 50% of those […]

Charles Oppenheim Discusses Future Movement of the EB-3 Worldwide Category

By |December 20th, 2015|

The American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) DOS Liaison Committee provides a series of monthly updates designed to keep members informed of Visa Bulletin progress […]