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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.

FordMurray Blog H-1B News

The Impacts of Premium Processing for H-1B Extensions and Portability

On August 28, 2018, the USCIS announced that an April suspension of premium processing for Cap-subject H-1B petitions would continue and would...
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Individual and Family Immigration Investor Visa

The 5 Best Businesses for E-2 Visa Investment

E Visas have become increasingly popular with foreign investors, entrepreneurs and multinational companies, as work visas such as the H-1B...
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Investor Visa

What is a Substantial Investment for E-2 Visas?

One of the most common questions we get when foreign investors and entrepreneurs are considering an E-2 Visa is –...
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EB-2 Extraordinary Ability

The Good, the Bad and the Unexpected — What Type of Evidence Should You Include in Your Extraordinary Ability Petition?

One of the most important components of an extraordinary ability petition is showing evidence to support your case – in...
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State By State Deadlines for Conrad 30 J-1 Visa Waiver
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State By State Deadlines for Conrad 30 J-1 Visa Waiver

This article provides state by state deadlines fore the Conrad 30 J-1 Visa Waiver - we hope you find the...
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Top 5 Tips for Year-End Immigration Planning
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Top 5 Tips for Year-End Immigration Planning

With the change from summer to fall, we approach the end of 2018 - when many companies are planning their...
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Individual and Family Immigration Investor Visa

Can You Use an E-2 Visa to Open a Franchise in the U.S.?

Franchise opportunities in the United States can be an enticing option for investors and entrepreneurs who are considering an E-2...
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HR Pulse Magazine Features Attorney Michael Murray
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HR Pulse Magazine Features Attorney Michael Murray

FordMurray founding partner Michael Murray is featured in the Fall 2018 edition of HR Pulse - the quarterly newsletter from...
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J-1 Visa Waivers: FAQs for Healthcare Employers
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J-1 Visa Waivers: FAQs for Healthcare Employers

HHS changed guidelines in June 2020 to open up the federal J-1 waiver program to healthcare providers of all sizes. Unlike...
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EB Visa Availability Update
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EB Visa Availability Update

Retrogression of visa category priority dates impact EB petition applications According to recent information that the American Immigration Lawyers Association...
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FordMurray Blog Individual and Family Immigration Spouse / Fiance Visas

Applying for a K-1 Visa? 3 Things to Learn from TLC’s 90 Day Fiancé

NOTE: FORDMURRAY IS AN IMMIGRATION LAW FIRM AND DOES NOT HAVE ANY CONNECTION WITH TLC'S "90 Day Fiancé." TO FIND...
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Senior Counsel Aga Asbury Named to Maine Women’s Fund Board of Directors
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Senior Counsel Aga Asbury Named to Maine Women’s Fund Board of Directors

FordMurray congratulates senior counsel Aga Asbury on her recent appointment to the Maine Women’s Fund Board of Directors. The Maine...
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Cricketers in Maine Show the Positive Impacts of Immigration

We love this article in the Portland Press Herald about the Maine Cricket League – a group that has been...
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Advisory Client Alert H-1B Higher Education News

Rule By Memorandum: What You Need to Know about USCIS Updates to NTA Policy

A memo published July 5 by the United States Customs and Immigration Services (USCIS) outlines a policy change that could...
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News

Why President Trump Doesn’t Need to Change Laws to Rewrite Immigration Policy

The “zero-tolerance” policy on illegal immigration instituted by Attorney General Jeff Sessions in April and discontinued Wednesday via executive order by...
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Not Just Dreamers – Here Are Three Real Immigration Problems Congress Should Address (And How to Fix Them)
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Not Just Dreamers – Here Are Three Real Immigration Problems Congress Should Address (And How to Fix Them)

House Speaker Paul Ryan on Tuesday announced two votes on immigration legislation in the United States House of Representatives, derailing...
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FordMurray Releases Family Sponsorship Guide
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FordMurray Releases Family Sponsorship Guide

FordMurray is pleased to release our 2018 Family Sponsorship Guide. The 14-page guide, authored by Senior Counsel Aga Asbury, serves...
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FordMurray Blog Investor Visa

How to Hire Foreign Workers on an E Visa

If you are considering hiring foreign employees on an E-2 visa, that means you have already overcome one of the...
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Physician Groups Worry H-1B Scrutiny to Impact Patient Care
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Physician Groups Worry H-1B Scrutiny to Impact Patient Care

National physician groups are worried that increased scrutiny on H-1B visa applications will impact patient care at teaching hospitals throughout...
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Higher Education News

Six Common SEVIS Mistakes and Staying SEVP Compliant with Today’s USCIS

While a May 10 memo from United States Customs and Immigration Services (USCIS) does not necessarily change the immigration law...
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