Category Archives: Immigration law

I140 (EB3 Schedule A Nurse) Approval for Nepalese Registered Nurse Beneficiary and Nursing and Rehabilitation Center Petitioner in Lincoln Nebraska

CASE: I-140 (EB-3 Category) / Schedule A EMPLOYER: Nursing / Rehabilitation Center BENEFICIARY: Nepalese LOCATION: Lincoln, NE Our client is a registered nurse from Nepal licensed in the state of Nebraska. She came to the United States and currently works in the United States on her TPS status.  Her current employer was willing to petition her for a third-preference employment immigrant visa petition (I-140). Since she is a registered nurse, she is eligible for “Schedule A” classification. The Department of Labor (DOL) maintains a schedule of occupations in its regulations, Schedule A included, for which the individual permanent labor certification procedure is not required. The schedule of pre-certified occupations is referred to as Schedule A, and is included in DOL regulations at 20 CFR 656.10. Based on an occupation’s inclusion on Schedule A, an employer may file an immigrant visa petition (I-140) directly with the (USCIS) without first going to the….. To continue reading this legal news please click Read full information...

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Hace Más Fácil La Denegación De Su Aplicación

Por La abogada Nadia Khalid El 11 de Septiembre del 2018 el Centro de Servicios de Migración y Ciudadanía de los Estados Unidos (“USCIS”) presento una nueva política que permitirá a los adjudicadores de visas negar solicitudes o peticiones sin antes emitir una solicitud de evidencia adicional (“RFE”) o entregar un aviso de intención de denegación (“NOID”). El propósito detrás de esta política es el desalentar y eliminar solicitudes ellas bajo “afirmaciones frívolas o sin mérito” que en última instancia ralentizan el sistema de procesamiento de aplicaciones para todos. Sin embargo, mientras el departamento de “USCIS” (por sus siglas en inglés) podría reclamar que esta nueva política es para hacer más eficiente el proceso, es importante considerar lo que la solicitud de evidencia o el aviso de denegación….. To continue reading this legal news please click Read full information...

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State Department Terminates BIT with Ecuador

The U.S. Department of State recently announced the termination of a bilateral investment treaty (BIT) between the U.S. and Ecuador. This announcement was a follow-up to Ecuador’s notice given on May 18, 2017, that it was terminating its BIT with the U.S., with the effective date to take place one year later. The termination of this BIT directly affects E-2 treaty visas for natives of Ecuador. Meanwhile, all existing immigrants with E-2 treaty visas will remain classified as such until May 18, 2028. These termination procedures and dates are unique to each treaty. E-2 treaty visas allow individuals from certain countries with whom the U.S. has a treaty of commerce and navigation to come to the U.S. to develop and direct the operations of a U.S. business enterprise in which they have invested a substantial amount of capital. Given the termination of this BIT, Ecuadorian nationals only will be able to come to the U.S. on an E-2 treaty visa if they established or acquired….. To continue reading this legal news please click Read full information...

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AG Sessions’ pretending sounds stupid. Ignore him.

In all the cacaphony of the week — Bob Woodward’s book, the anonymous  New York Times Op Ed, Manafort’s cooperation agreement (and guilty plea), Florence, Maria-denial, etc., you may have missed Attorney General Jeffrey Sessions’ speech on September 10 to new immigration judges.  In it he took the opportunity to slander immigration lawyers, stating: Good lawyers, using all of their talents and skill, work every day—like water seeping through an earthen dam—to get around the plain words of the INA… Read more » The post AG Sessions’ pretending sounds stupid. Ignore him. appeared first on Montag Law... To continue reading this legal news please click Read full information...

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Lauren Gilbert: Trump doesn’t need a wall — he has Jeff Sessions

Professor Lauren Gilbert on The Hill opines that "[t]he Trump administration has systematically dismantled the right to seek asylum and turned the process at our southern border into a dystopian gauntlet that few can survive." Check it out. KJ.. To continue reading this legal news please click Read full information...

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