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H-1B Video: What to Expect from the FY 2022 H-1B Lottery
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H-1B Video: What to Expect from the FY 2022 H-1B Lottery

The FY 2022 H-1B Cap Lottery is open through March 25 at noon EST. FordMurray founding partner Russell Ford outlines...
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USCIS Abandons 2019 Public Charge Rule, Abolishes Form I-944
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USCIS Abandons 2019 Public Charge Rule, Abolishes Form I-944

USCIS will no longer use the Trump Administration’s 2019 Public Charge Rule for adjudication of permanent resident “green card” petitions....
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USCIS Announces Flexibility for OPT Applications
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USCIS Announces Flexibility for OPT Applications

F-1 students who have been impacted by USCIS lockbox and service center delays may qualify for additional flexibility in their...
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What are Employer Obligations in the H-1B Process?
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What are Employer Obligations in the H-1B Process?

The H-1B is perhaps the most well-known work visa and a cornerstone of business immigration for public and private companies...
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What to Expect from the FY 2022 H-1B Lottery
H-1B Looking Ahead

What to Expect from the FY 2022 H-1B Lottery

UPDATE 2/17/2021 United States Immigration and Citizenship Services (USCIS) indicated it will open H-1B registration for FY2021 on March 9,...
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Looking Ahead: How a Biden Presidency Could Impact Immigration
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Looking Ahead: How a Biden Presidency Could Impact Immigration

President Joe Biden inherited an immigration landscape that changed dramatically in the four years of the Trump Administration. Under its...
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President Biden to Face Trump’s 11th Hour Immigration Rules
H-1B News

President Biden to Face Trump’s 11th Hour Immigration Rules

In a flurry of activity before leaving office January 20, the Trump Administration implemented or extended changes to U.S. immigration...
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Looking Ahead: How the Biden Administration Could Impact Healthcare Immigration
Healthcare Immigration Looking Ahead

Looking Ahead: How the Biden Administration Could Impact Healthcare Immigration

President-Elect Joe Biden will inherit an immigration landscape that has changed dramatically in the four years of the Trump Administration....
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COVID-19 Takes Life of Immigrant Pulmonologist
Healthcare Immigration

COVID-19 Takes Life of Immigrant Pulmonologist

Born in El Salvador, Carlos Araujo-Preza came to the US in 1994 study at Staten Island University Hospital in New...
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Conrad Waiver Alternatives – How to Hire a Foreign Physician
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Conrad Waiver Alternatives – How to Hire a Foreign Physician

While United States Medical Residency Programs educate hundreds of foreign medical doctors a year, employment opportunities for foreign doctors can...
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E-2 FAQ – What E-2 investment expenses qualify for substantial investment
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E-2 FAQ – What E-2 investment expenses qualify for substantial investment

One of the primary hurdles for an E-2 visa petition is proving a petitioner has made a “substantial investment” in...
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Looking Ahead: How a Biden Presidency Could Impact Immigration in Higher Education
Higher Education Looking Ahead

Looking Ahead: How a Biden Presidency Could Impact Immigration in Higher Education

President-Elect Joe Biden will inherit an immigration landscape that has changed dramatically in the four years of the Trump Administration....
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Looking Ahead: How a Biden Presidency Could Impact Start-Ups and the Innovation Economy
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Looking Ahead: How a Biden Presidency Could Impact Start-Ups and the Innovation Economy

President-Elect Joe Biden will inherit an immigration landscape that has changed dramatically in the four years of the Trump Administration....
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Potential Penalties for Hiring Undocumented Immigrants
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Potential Penalties for Hiring Undocumented Immigrants

The hiring of undocumented immigrants, whether purposeful or not, is illegal. The I-9 process was implemented in 1986 to help combat...
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HHS Waivers Provide Cost Saving Alternative to Locum Tenens Physicians
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HHS Waivers Provide Cost Saving Alternative to Locum Tenens Physicians

Can Your Healthcare Institution Afford a J-1 Waiver Program? Request Your Complimentary Consultation The Short Answer? You Could Save Money...
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Client Alert H-1B

Trump Administration Seeks to Change Requirements of H-1B Visa

The Trump Administration issued two rulings Tuesday that could make it harder to qualify for an H-1B visa and would...
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Wave of ICE Enforcement Asks – Are Your I-9s Audit Ready?

Increased ICE surveillance and arrest activities historically heralds added enforcement for U.S. employers. Find out if you are ready for an audit.
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Form I-9 Requirements Flexibility Extended for an Additional 30 Days
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Form I-9 Requirements Flexibility Extended for an Additional 30 Days

Due to delays in the issuance of Employment Authorization Documents (EADs), USCIS has announced that employees may use the I-797...
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U.S. Dept of State Issues Guidelines for Travel Ban Exemptions
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U.S. Dept of State Issues Guidelines for Travel Ban Exemptions

In early June, President Trump issued successive executive orders suspending entry to the U.S. for individuals holding H-1B, L and...
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Profiles in Immigration – Robust Recruitment and Retention Foster Innovation at Global Engineering Firm
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Profiles in Immigration – Robust Recruitment and Retention Foster Innovation at Global Engineering Firm

"Learn and Teach." That simple philosophy is one of the tenets of Structural Group, Inc.’s company culture and can be...
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