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P-1 Visa for Individual Athletes

P-1 visa for Individual Athletes of International Recognition: A P-1 visa is a perfect visa for an athlete who has achieved international recognition in their competitive sport, has paying sponor(s), and seeks to enter the U.S. to complete in tournaments and/or...

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Public Charge and Health Care

The fight to block President Trumps's new requirement that prospective immigrants seeking visas prove they can get or pay for their own health insurance continues. Lawyers for seven people urged a federal judge this past Friday to continue to block this new...

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Immigration Court Backlogs

TRAC – a Syracuse University independent project that compiles data on immigration court (EOIR) dockets released its most recent report in late 2019.  The findings are brutal for the Trump Administration.  Since 2017, EOIR backlogs have increased from...

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Asylum – Wait Times

Vast Differences in Asylum Wait Times In January 2018 USCIS changed its policy on scheduling interviews for affirmative asylum applications.  Their current policy is to schedule for interviews, applications that were filed the most recently – referred...

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DUI Convictions – Good Moral Character

DUI Convictions - Good Moral Character: The attorney General recently ruled that evidence of two or more convictions for driving under the influence during the relevant period of Good Moral Character establishes a rebuttable presumption that the alien lacks good moral...

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Farm workforce Modernization Act – H2A visas

The farm Workforce Modernization Act of 2019, or H.R. 5038, aims to modernize the H2A system for foreign national farmworkers here in the U.S. The bill contains provisions related to alien farmworkers, including provisions establishing a certified agricultural worker...

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J-1 Visa

J-1 Visa Exchange Visitor Program By Angela Filippi (Law Clerk) If you are enrolled in a college or university, or you are a graduate, you may be eligible for a J-1 Visa. The J-1 visa gives you the opportunity to intern or get training in the US, for a U.S....

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