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The U.S. Department of State (DOS) published the Monthly Visa Bulletin for September 2018, reflecting worldwide retrogression for EB-2, EB-3, and Other Workers, which follows previous retrogression in the EB-1 category. This retrogression may create a temporary opportunity during the month of September 2018 for certain beneficiaries of approved Form […]

The H-1B category is one of the most sought-after nonimmigrant classifications for foreign workers in the United States, but for years, a major limitation of the category was the fact that spouses of H-1B holders couldn’t work. Beyond the inability of these nonimmigrant households to have dual incomes like nearly […]

Fair Play

23 Jul

Life’s not always fair. There’s nothing like two decades of immigration law practice to hammer that home. Even so, while we know life’s circumstances are not always fair, we do expect a certain sense of fair play in U.S. government adjudications. But we are in danger of seeing that precious […]

By Matthew Myers, Attorney During a time of historically low unemployment rates, U.S. employers are struggling to find available, qualified workers in the United States.  Even when employers identify an available, qualified worker from another country, outdated immigration laws effectively limit the pool of workers, and President Trump’s “Buy American […]