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 efforts by bipartisan group of U.S. Representatives to secure the signatures necessary to vote on competing immigration reform bills using a discharge petition. The upcoming votes on two separate immigration bills – one proposed by… [Read More]

FordMurray Welcomes Attorney Aga Asbury

FordMurray founding partners Russell Ford and Michael Murray are pleased to announce the addition of Portland immigration attorney Aga Asbury to the FordMurray team. Aga will expand FordMurray’s reach to include family immigration matters in Maine, New Hampshire, and Massachusetts, as well as assisting small business owners and entrepreneurs with E-2 and L-1 visa statuses…. [Read More]

Green Card and Visa Solutions for Foreign-Born Entrepreneurs

What do Sergey Brin (co-founder, Google), Liz Claiborne (founder, company namesake), Andrew Grove (co-founder, Intel), Jerry Yang (co-founder, Yahoo!), and Elon Musk (CEO, Tesla) have in common? They are all entrepreneurs who immigrated to the United States and helped to revolutionize the industries where they made their mark. Attracting remarkably talented people to the United… [Read More]

5 US Business Visas for Foreign-Born Physicians

This article explains immigration pathways for foreign physicians. For a comprehensive look at healthcare immigration for Human Resource Leaders, click here. For a detailed overview of healthcare immigration for foreign medical graduates or foreign medical students enrolled in U.S. medical training programs, click here. The United States is predicted to have a significant shortage of qualified physicians in… [Read More]

Extraordinary Ability, Pizza, and America’s First Lady

The month of March brought news stories that had many people unfamiliar with business immigration asking, “What is extraordinary ability, anyway?” “Extraordinary ability” is a term used for temporary O visas and EB-1  petitions for permanent residence. Broadly, these processes are used to bring the best and brightest to the United States – and sometimes… [Read More]

Presidential Thoughts on Immigration

On Monday, the federal government will be closed in honor of President’s Day – a holiday originally commemorating George Washington’s birthday. It is an apt time to remember that American presidents throughout our history debated the merits of immigration. At our country’s inception, our forefathers recognized the United States as a nation of immigrants, even… [Read More]