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Stay up to date on immigration news that impacts your business and visa status, and find detailed resources to learn more about immigration programs, including the H-1B visa and alternatives, higher education immigration, visa options for physicians, nurses and allied health professionals, and investor visas.

Employment Resources for Physicians, Nurses and Other Healthcare Professionals
Healthcare Immigration J-1 Visa

Employment Resources for Physicians, Nurses and Other Healthcare Professionals

As business immigration attorneys for healthcare institutions, we help human resource leaders and in-house counsel hire foreign physicians, nurses, and...
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H-1B Season – After the Lottery
Client Alert H-1B News

H-1B Season – After the Lottery

United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced Friday that it has completed the selection process for 2020 H-1B cap...
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SEVIS Advanced: How to Authorize Reduced Course Loads for Foreign Students
Higher Education

SEVIS Advanced: How to Authorize Reduced Course Loads for Foreign Students

Designated School Officials (DSOs) of college and universities have the important task of updating student records and helping students maintain...
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6 Strategies to Avoid USCIS H-1B Denials
H-1B News

6 Strategies to Avoid USCIS H-1B Denials

Data assessment from the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) Data Hub shows denial rates for new H-1B petition...
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The Strong Argument for H-2B Relief
FordMurray Blog

The Strong Argument for H-2B Relief

A recent editorial in the Portland Press Herald lays out compelling reasons to increase the availability of H-2B visas. The...
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Three Strategies for Hiring Foreign Nurses
H-1B Healthcare Immigration

Three Strategies for Hiring Foreign Nurses

Challenges facing healthcare systems in 2019 have created shortages of critical healthcare providers throughout the United States – a shortage...
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Trump Administration Removing the H-4 Limited Exception Work Authorization
Client Alert H-1B

Trump Administration Removing the H-4 Limited Exception Work Authorization

Proposed regulation would rescind EAD for spouses of H-1B visa holders According to several reports, by March 18, 2019, the...
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4 Benefits of an International Workforce for Your Business
FordMurray Blog

4 Benefits of an International Workforce for Your Business

Some companies wish to hire international employees due to necessity, while others seek to improve or expand their company. No matter...
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FordMurray releases 2019 H-1B Guides
H-1B News

FordMurray releases 2019 H-1B Guides

FordMurray is pleased to release two new H-1B Guides for 2019: the H-1B Employers Guide and H-1B Guide for Individuals....
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Opening a Business in the United States? Comparing the L Visa and E Visa Categories
Investor Visa L-1 Visas

Opening a Business in the United States? Comparing the L Visa and E Visa Categories

While most visa categories for businesses require “sponsorship” by U.S. businesses or institutions, two visa categories allow business investors and...
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4 Benefits of Bringing Foreign Students to Study at American Universities
Higher Education

4 Benefits of Bringing Foreign Students to Study at American Universities

In order to recruit foreign students, higher education institutions, private schools and public high schools must obtain certification through the...
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Treaty Countries for E Visas
Investor Visa

Treaty Countries for E Visas

Treaty Countries for E Visas E Visas are a popular nonimmigrant visa to the United States, giving foreign investors and...
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7 Tips for the 2020 H-1B Cap Season
H-1B News

7 Tips for the 2020 H-1B Cap Season

While immigration – or more specifically, President Trump’s “wall” - dominates the first full week for the newly elected Congress,...
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What You Need to Know: Extraordinary Ability and NIW Petitions
Extraordinary Ability National Interest Waiver Videos

What You Need to Know: Extraordinary Ability and NIW Petitions

Extraordinary ability petitions and National Interest Waivers allow the most highly skilled foreign nationals the chance to obtain a green...
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How the Government Shutdown is Impacting Immigration Law
Advisory Client Alert News

How the Government Shutdown is Impacting Immigration Law

As the government shutdown enters its third week, many employers are beginning to wonder what impacts the shutdown will have...
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Profiles in Immigration – Home for the Holidays
Case Studies Good News Immigration Profiles Individual and Family Immigration Spouse / Fiance Visas

Profiles in Immigration – Home for the Holidays

The holidays, for so many, are filled with joy and merriment. For newlyweds Joe and Camila, this Christmas season provides...
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H-1B News

2018 Year in Review – the Top 5 Changes to Business Immigration this Year

2018 saw many changes in the immigration landscape and the implementation of President Donald Trump’s “Buy American, Hire American” initiative,...
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Guest Blog Investor Visa

Applying for an E-Visa? A Legal Primer on Business Entities and Business Start-up in the U.S.

If you are early in the Investment Visa process, you have probably learned that applying for an E-2 visa is...
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FordMurray Blog Spouse / Fiance Visas

More Life Lessons from 90 Day Fiancé – What to do When Your Fiancé has a Criminal Record

TV network TLC shows the highs and lows – plenty of lows – for a motley crew of U.S. citizens...
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FordMurray Blog Investor Visa

3 Red Flags to Avoid in Your Investor Visa Petition

The E Visa for investors and entrepreneurs presents a straightforward avenue for non-US citizens from treaty countries to start a...
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