About Dwight Myfelt

Dwight works with US employers to secure work visas for foreign educated healthcare professionals. He is married and has three children.

ICE Announces Significant Increases in Workplace Investigations and Enforcement

The director of ICE, the Department of Homeland Security’s police force, has announced that he has given instructions to increase immigration workplace enforcement by four […]

By |October 18th, 2017|General|0 Comments

Federal Judge Blocks Much of President Trump’s Third Travel Ban

On Tuesday, October 16, 2017, a federal judge in Hawaii issued a  issued an order granting Hawaii’s motion for a temporary restraining order (TRO) […]

By |October 17th, 2017|General|0 Comments

The November 2017 Visa Bulletin Is Out

The November 2017 Visa Bulletin has been released and contains the following cut-off dates (Final Action Chart):
EB-2 Category

Rest of World (ROW): Current – No change.

China: […]

By |October 16th, 2017|General|0 Comments

Renew Those Visascreens

It’s always important to renew your VisaScreen before it expires; however, this is especially important with the Priority Date cut-offs starting to move as […]

By |October 15th, 2017|General|0 Comments

USCIS Announces New I-765 Will Allow Simultaneous Applications for EAD and Social Security Numbers

USCIS has announced that it has issued a revised Form I-765 which includes additional questions that allow applicants to apply for a Social Security Number without […]

By |October 3rd, 2017|General|0 Comments

USCIS Announces Premium Processing has Been Restored for All H-1B petitions

USCIS announced today that Premium Processing has been restored for all H-1B petitions today.

This is a welcome development as the absence of Premium Processing […]

By |October 3rd, 2017|General|0 Comments

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

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 […]

By |October 1st, 2017|General|0 Comments

President Trump Issues New, Modified Travel Ban, Adds More Countries

On Sunday, September 24, 2017, President Trump has issued a new, modified version of his earlier Travel Ban which now imposes travel restrictions on […]

By |September 26th, 2017|General|0 Comments

Form I-9 Version 7/17/17 Must Be Used Effective September 18, 2017 to Verify Employment Authorization

Don’t forget that beginning Sept. 18, 2017, employers must use Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification, with revision date 07/17/17 N, to verify the identity and […]

By |September 22nd, 2017|General|0 Comments

Charles Oppenheim Discusses Visa Bulletin Movement for October 2017

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

By |September 22nd, 2017|General|0 Comments