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Feb
14
Partner Meg Hobbins will be teaching Immigration Law Basics 2020 for the D.C. Bar Continuing Legal Education Program on Tuesday, February 25 from 6:00 p.m. - 9:15 p.m. Read More
Feb
4
Feb. 4, 2020 After much anticipation, the new form I-9 was released by USCIS last week with minimal changes. There is a grace period of 90 days (until May 1) for employers to start using the new form, which is marked with a revision date of October 2… Read More
Jan
23
GYH publishes its first newsletter of 2020, focusing on gratitude in the immigration space. via Constant Conact – January 15, 2020 Happy New Year, readers! For this issue of Transcending Borders, we looked back at 2019 for things for which we c… Read More
May
21
By: Yeon Me Kim AILA, the professional membership organization for immigration attorneys, published a policy brief analyzing published USCIS data showing its processing times for the adjudication of various petitions and applications for immigration… Read More
May
21
By: Yeon Me Kim In many states and the District of Columbia, the cultivation, possession, distribution, and use of both medical and non-medial (recreational) marijuana has become legal. However, if you are planning on becoming a U.S. citizen, you sho… Read More
May
21
By: Yeon Me Kim Since March 2019, CBP officers have been refusing border processing at US/Canada ports of entry for L-1 extensions under NAFTA (i.e., Canadian L-1 extensions). This policy change came without any formal public announcement and left im… Read More
May
21
By: Tessa Haefcke Since the commencement of the current administration’s zero tolerance policy, there have been widespread reports of children having to navigate the immigration process alone. Countless of headlines such as, “Immigrant toddlers o… Read More
May
21
By: Catie Jennetta In March, senior attorney Rachel Zoghlin successfully presented two challenging cases before the Baltimore Immigration Court. Her first case involved a Guatemalan national who has lived in the U.S. for more than a decade. Although… Read More
May
8
Transcending BordersSM April 15, 2019 Threat of U.S. Imprisonment won’t Deter Migrant Mothers Protecting their Children. By: Meg Hobbins In January, Senior Attorney Meg Hobbins traveled to the South Texas Family Residential Center, a sprawling trai… Read More
Apr
12
By: Claudia Lainez, Associate Attorney Link to Bio: https://www.grossmanyoung.com/attorneys/claudia-lainez/ Whether you are an individual seeking a green card through your marriage to a U.S. citizen, or a company hoping to hire a foreign national in… Read More