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Nov
23
In this Q&A, GYH Attorney Sofia Hassander explains the recent changes to the USCIS policy manual relating to O-1 visas, which add emphasis to the instructions regarding the treatment of evidence in the adjudication of O-1 petitions. In September,… Read More
Nov
17
The latest issue of our Transcending BordersSM newsletter offers a post-election immigration review. What might the future of immigration policy look like as we transition to a new President? President-elect Biden has promised to roll back many of Tr… Read More
Oct
28
Competing Perspectives: The Potential Impact of the 2020 Presidential Election on Immigration This AILA one-pager helps clients understand the potential impact of the 2020 presidential election as it relates to immigration. A PDF is available here. W… Read More
Oct
21
Premium Processing Fee Increase Takes Effect United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced, effective October 19, 2020, an increase in fees for premium processing (Form I-907) to $2,500 from $1,440 except for those requesting H… Read More
Oct
12
Transcending Borders October 12, 2020 BREAKING: Dramatic Changes to H-1B (and PERM) On Tuesday, October 6th, the Trump administration announced yet another measure making it more difficult for skilled foreign workers to obtain H-1B visas. Ken Cuccine… Read More
Oct
7
On Tuesday October 6th the federal government announced two major changes impacting H-1B visas and PERM Labor Certifications. In this video, Becki Young addresses the first major change from DOL, which goes into effect on Thursday, October 8th. The i… Read More
Oct
1
See our official newsletter and subscribe: https://conta.cc/3n6nQtD GYH Proudly Welcomes Esteemed International Human Rights Lawyer, Carlos Ayala, as Of Counsel GYH’s INTERPOL Defense and international human rights law practice welcomes Venezuelan… Read More
Sep
21
Grossman Young & Hammond deeply mourns the passing of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg. Especially because we are a female-led law firm, we were continuously inspired by “RBG” as a guiding light, and as an icon for justice, decency,… Read More
Sep
14
A September 14 ruling by the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in California effectively allowed the Trump administration to move forward with plans to end Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for over 300,000 people in the U.S. The ruling lifted an inju… Read More
Sep
10
USCIS has recently been rejecting Premium Processing (PP) requests for R-1 petitions for unprecedented reasons. For R-1 visas, reserved for religious workers, PP is typically granted when the petitioner has previously sponsored an R-1. Historically,… Read More