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Public Charge Rule Change: What You Need to Know
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Public Charge Rule Change: What You Need to Know

Changes to the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) Public Charge Rule, scheduled to go into effect February 24th,...
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Trump Administration Expands Travel Ban
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Trump Administration Expands Travel Ban

An expansion of President Trump's 2017 travel ban adds Nigeria, Sudan, Tanzania, Eritrea, Kyrgyzstan and Myanmar. With the expansion, announced...
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Immigration Options for Start-Ups and Entrepreneurs
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Immigration Options for Start-Ups and Entrepreneurs

Northeastern University’s announced opening of The Roux Institute in Portland has sent shockwaves of excitement through Maine’s tech industries –...
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Iranian Citizens No Longer Eligible for E Visa
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Iranian Citizens No Longer Eligible for E Visa

United States Citizenship and Immigration Services announced today that citizens of Iran will no longer be eligible for E-1 or...
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Immigration 2020 – Now is the Time to Think About Green Card or Naturalization
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Immigration 2020 – Now is the Time to Think About Green Card or Naturalization

2019 was a tumultuous year for immigration, and we expect 2020 to be no different. As the 2020 election approaches,...
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The TN Visa – A List of Applicable Occupations

The TN visa provides employers with an avenue for hiring “NAFTA professional workers” from Canada or Mexico. The TN visa...
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USCIS Announces Implementation of Electronic Filing for H-1B Petitions for FY 2021 Cap
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USCIS Announces Implementation of Electronic Filing for H-1B Petitions for FY 2021 Cap

United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced the electronic registration process proposed in 2019 will be implemented for H-1B...
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What are the differences between the EB-5 and E-2 investor visa programs?
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What are the differences between the EB-5 and E-2 investor visa programs?

Immigrant business owners hold a storied place in the American economy – and U.S. immigration laws carve out pathways for...
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Understanding Priority Dates: How Quotas Impact EB-1 and NIW Petition Timelines
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Understanding Priority Dates: How Quotas Impact EB-1 and NIW Petition Timelines

Traditionally, EB-1 and NIW green card preference categories have been an expeditious way for employers to sponsor foreign employees with...
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Attorney Aga Asbury Featured in “90 Day Fiancé” Article in New York Post
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Attorney Aga Asbury Featured in “90 Day Fiancé” Article in New York Post

FordMurray senior counsel Aga Asbury was featured by the New York Post in an October article on the popular TLC's...
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Profiles in Immigration – Abilene Christian University

Abilene Christian University is a diverse, welcoming, academically rigorous institution, offering 50 majors across 5 undergraduate colleges and 28 Master...
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SEVP Publishes Advice for DSOs and F-1 Students on OPT
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SEVP Publishes Advice for DSOs and F-1 Students on OPT

Recently published guidance from the Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP) for F-1 students and Designated School Officials (DSOs) should...
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Understanding the Evidence: Why Letters of Support are Important Components of Extraordinary Ability Petitions
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Understanding the Evidence: Why Letters of Support are Important Components of Extraordinary Ability Petitions

Compiling the evidence is an integral part of the petition process for EB-1 and National Interest Waiver (NIW) petitions. Gathering...
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FordMurray Releases Higher Education Employer’s Guide
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FordMurray Releases Higher Education Employer’s Guide

FordMurray released a new guide to assist higher education institutions navigate the process of hiring foreign faculty and staff. Request...
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Why We Offer Free Consultations
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Why We Offer Free Consultations

Every law practice is run differently, and we decided early on at FordMurray that we would offer complimentary consultations to...
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Four Benefits to Hiring Foreign Faculty to U.S. Colleges and Universities
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Four Benefits to Hiring Foreign Faculty to U.S. Colleges and Universities

Colleges and universities are faced with the task of preparing undergraduate and graduate students for lives beyond their degree program...
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Back to School – 3 Tips for Designated School Officials
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Back to School – 3 Tips for Designated School Officials

It is the end of August, and students return to college and university campuses with high hopes and expectations for...
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EB-5 Investor Program to Receive USCIS Overhaul
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EB-5 Investor Program to Receive USCIS Overhaul

United States Citizenship and Immigration Services on Tuesday announced reforms to its EB-5 Investment Program that will increase the minimum...
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Congress Questions USCIS on Spike in Denials and Increasing Delays
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Congress Questions USCIS on Spike in Denials and Increasing Delays

The House Judiciary Committee’s Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship questioned United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) officials about backlogs...
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Profiles in Immigration – Royal United Company
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Profiles in Immigration – Royal United Company

Royal United Company founder Richard Smith always knew he would work with gamebirds – it was, after all, a trade...
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