Monthly Archives: June 2014

Supreme Court Rules Some Children Over 21 Must Restart Visa Process

Jenna is an intern with the firm and is not a practicing attorney. A divided Supreme Court ruled Monday that nearly all immigrant children who turn 21 while waiting for their families’ visa application to be approved will have to

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Important Proposed Changes to the H-1B Visa

Jenna is an intern with the firm and is not a practicing attorney. On May 6th, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced two proposed rule changes in hopes to attract new investment and business to the United States.  The

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US Consulates in Canada Suspend Processing 3rd Country Nationals During Summer

U.S. Consulates in Canada are temporarily suspending third country national processing during June, July, and August 2014.  Applicants with appointments already scheduled at a post in Canada during these months will not be affected.  Only emergency cases may seek consideration

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Influx of Unaccompanied Children Crossing Border an “Urgent Humanitarian Situation”

Jenna is an intern with the firm and is not a practicing attorney. In a memorandum dated June 2nd President Obama declared the increasing wave of unaccompanied minors crossing the U.S. – Mexican border an “urgent humanitarian situation” and directed

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High Demand for H-1B Visa Petitions Continues

Jenna is an intern with the firm and is not a practicing attorney. Once again, demand for H-1B visa petitions greatly exceeded the supply, as predictably, the H-1B visa quota cap for fiscal year 2015 was reached quickly.  Within the

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The global economy has become increasingly transactional and transcontinental. Since 9/11, there have been many amendments to immigration laws in the United States that have largely affected both individuals and businesses. Cozen O'Connor's immigration law blog, ABC's of Immigration Law, focuses on the interests and the challenges faced by those individuals and business impacted by immigration laws.
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