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December 2017 Archives

Final Rule on High-Skilled Non-Immigrant Workers

U.S. Department of Homeland Security Issues Final Rule on Immigrant Visa Petition Retention and Program Improvements Affecting High-Skilled Nonimmigrant Workers

On November 18, 2016, DHS published a long anticipated final rule, "Retention of EB-1, EB-2, and EB-3 Immigrant Workers and Program Improvements Affecting High-Skilled Nonimmigrant Workers." The rule goes into effect on January 17, 2017, and codifies existing policies and practices. It is intended to benefit U.S. employers and foreign workers by streamlining processes relating to the employment-based immigrant visa process and increasing job portability and flexibility for foreign workers.

Immigrants Make Valuable Contributions to U.S. Economy

New Report: The Economic and Fiscal Consequences of Immigration

President-Elect Trump's controversial immigration proposals have without a doubt caused many to question the future of immigration policy and the effect it will have on our nation's immigrant community. Among those who work closely with immigrants, such as in our immigration law practice, we know that immigration has great power and helps to propel our economy. That's why we believe it was very timely that the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (NAS) published its recent 2016 report, and we share here some of its findings on our blog, as it confirms the positive effects of immigration.

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