Category Archives: Immigration law

The Anatomy of a Good Asset Purchase Agreement

Top UpCounsel attorney Lara Lavi walks you through all the most important parts of an asset purchase agreement... To continue reading this legal news please click Read full information...

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Proposed Policy Change – F, J, and M Nonimmigrants to Accrue Unlawful Presence

On May 11, 2018, United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) issued a Policy Memorandum for Public Comment, with the comment period set to end on June 11, 2018.  The proposed change would affect those individuals and their dependents in the following statuses:  Student (F-1 Academic Student and F-2 Spouse or Child of F-1 nonimmigrant); Exchange Visitor (J-1 Exchange Visitor and J-2 Spouse or Child of J-1 nonimmigrant); and Vocational Student (M-1 Vocational Student or non-academic Student and M-2 Spouse or Child of M-1 nonimmigrant).  The new policy memorandum would change the way F, M, and J visa holders accrue unlawful presence.   A person is unlawfully present in the United States if he or she is present “after the expiration of the period of stay authorized by the Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security or is present in the United States without being admitted or paroled” according to….. To continue reading this legal news please click Read full information...

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L.A. mayor says police clash with immigration demonstrators was wrong (Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tri

LOS ANGELES Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa condemned the Police Departments use of force against demonstrators and reporters at an immigration rally, saying he was “deeply, personally troubled” by the clash. The mayor returned home Friday after cutting short a trade mission to El Salvador and Mexico amid criticism for being out of town since Tuesdays melee at MacArthur Park. “Like every Angeleno I ….. To continue reading this legal news please click Read full information...

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Supreme Court Delays Further in Deciding Certiorari Petition in Case Involving Abortion by Undocumented Teen

Today, the Supreme Court granted certiorari in four cases and also issued orders (denied cert, etc.) in a number of cases. The press room, as it has been for so many weeks, was buzzing about the possible disposition of the….. To continue reading this legal news please click Read full information...

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Confused About the Current Status of DACA? Here Is the Latest

Immigration Impact synthesizes where the slew of cases involving the Trump administration's attempt to rescind the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals policy. The wildcard: after challenges to the rescission prevailed in the courts, Texas and six other states sued to….. To continue reading this legal news please click Read full information...

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