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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
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
DOS published a public notice in today’s Federal Register with information on how to apply for the 2020 Diversity Immigrant Visa Program, under which 50,000 diversity visas will be available. The notice includes information on eligibility, entr… Read More
USCIS is extending the previously announced temporary suspension of premium processing for cap-subject H-1B petitions and, beginning September 11, 2018, will expand this temporary suspension to include ALL H-1B petitions except: (1) petitions for cap… Read More
Far-reaching policy changes and judicial decisions issued over the last two months will broadly impact the due process rights of immigrants and American families and businesses. Read More
The process of divorce and separation is trying on all parties. But when one or both spouses are not U.S. citizens, the immigration consequences of the failed marriage may make matters even more complicated. Grossman Law attorneys are well versed on… Read More
Since 2009, the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD)'s Military Accessions Vital to the National Interest (MAVNI) Program has allowed immigrants with critical medical and language skills to serve in the U.S. military in exchange for expedited citizenshi… Read More
As part of its “Traveler Compliance Check” initiative, as of January 8, 2018, CBP began sending email notifications to VWP travelers to notify of upcoming I-94 expiration. Emails will be sent 10 days before I-94 expiration. CBP says the p… Read More
For our employment-based clients, the most substantial changes in 2017 included: Intense scrutiny of H1B petitions, especially Level I and IT positions Previous guidance confirming that various computer related occupations qualify for H1B status was… Read More
Please find below information about the how the federal government shutdown, which is currently in effect, impacts immigration. While we hope it will be short lived, the following is some information about how immigration operations will be handled d… Read More