Blog Posts in June, 2013

  • USCIS Resumes Adjudication of All H-2B Petitions Following Publication of Interim Final Rule

    USCIS has resumed processing of all Form I-129 H-2B petitions for temporary non-agricultural workers. On March 22, 2013, USCIS temporarily suspended adjudication of most Form I-129, Petition for Nonimmigrant Worker, H-2B petitions while the government considered appropriate action in response to the Court order in Comite de Apoyo a los Trabajadores Agricolas et al v. Solis, 2:09-cv-00240-LDD (E.D. ...
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  • USCIS Releases Policy Memo on EB-5 Visa Program

    USCIS released a policy memo last month on the EB-5 Program, including the Immigrant Investor Program, providing guidance to all USCIS employees regarding adjudication of EB-5 petitions and applications. The EB-5 Program was created to promote the investment of capital by immigrants into new commercial enterprises in the US in order to create new jobs for U.S. workers. The policy memo clarifies ...
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  • Justice Department settles Allegations of Immigration-Related Employment Discrimination

    Just last month the Justice Department reached a settlement with the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP). AAP is an organization consisting of over 60,000 pediatricians based in Elk Grove Village, Illinois. AAP was allegedly allowing illegal postings on its www.PedJobs.org . As the Justice Department uncovered, AAP was supposedly permitting postings for doctors, nurses, and other professionals to ...
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