Proposed Regulations Include New “Grace Period” for Job Changes and Clarify Permanent Residency Portability

On December 31, 2015, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) published in the Federal Register a long awaited proposed rule to provide guidance for immigration Acts enacted over 15 years ago – the American Competitiveness in the Twenty-first Century Act of 2000...

The Answer Man: H-1B Adjusters and Advance Parole

By Gary Endelman Dear Answer Man: This is a real puzzler. Here are the facts. I have several clients who were in valid H-1B status and filed for adjustment of status to lawful permanent resident. Most of my employers prefer not to apply for advance parole if the person still has...

Two H-1B Spouses and One Labor Certification: Both Spouses Should Be Able to Seek Seventh-Year H-1B Extensions Under AC21

By Gary Endelman and Cyrus D. Mehta We post some of the ideas that we have proposed in the forthcoming article, The Tyranny of Priority Dates, http://www.cyrusmehta.com/news.aspx?SubIdx=ocyrus20103925436, on this blog. This post advocates that an H-1B seeking an extension beyond...
?>