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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
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
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
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
Aug
22
USCIS announced major changes to its fee schedule for immigration benefits, including substantial increases for many popular visa categories. These changes, which go into effect October 2, 2020, are concerning for many immigrants, employers, families… Read More
Aug
4
The pandemic has put detained migrants and detention center staff in an especially precarious situation. Grossman Young interns Arryonna Santos and Maryanne Koussa detail the severity of the COVID-19 situation for those detained and working in these… Read More
Jun
4
Working in the immigration space, Grossman Young & Hammond is well-acquainted with the realities of systemic racism. However, the events of the past week shed a new and chilling light on just how deep these prejudiced currents run within our own… Read More
Jun
2
Many employers thought their business interruption insurance would help when the pandemic forced them to close, but now insurers are often denying these claims or arguing their plans don’t cover this unique situation. Attorney Ron Karp, former Pres… Read More