Posted: December 2, 2013 in Immigration
The top immigration headlines for November 2013 largely center on the race for immigration reform. Republican House majority leader John Boehner has declined to put the Senate’s bill on immigration reform to a vote, and other House members have stated that they would likely not have their own legislation until 2014.
Read More of Top Immigration Headlines: November 2013 Here
Posted: October, 2013 in Immigration, Legal News, Legal Topics
Unsurprisingly, many of the immigration headlines from October 2013 focused on the fight for immigration reform.
Read the top immigration headlines from October 2013.
Read More of Top Immigration Headlines: October 2013 Here
Posted: October, 2013 in Immigration, Legal Topics
September 2013 was an eventful month for immigration news. Some of the top immigration stories of the month focus on changing laws in various states.
Read More of Top Immigration Headlines: September 2013 Here
Posted: September, 2013 in Immigration, Legal Topics
This year has been busy when it comes to immigration reform, and August was no exception.
Throughout last month, some of the top immigration headlines have revolved around the bipartisan immigration reform bill that supporters are hopeful will pass in October.
Read More of Top Immigration Headlines: August 2013 Here
Posted: August, 2013 in Immigration, Legal Topics
Immigration headlines for July mostly revolve around support of and opposition to the latest immigration reform bill, which appears to have supporters in both major political parties. At the same time, some cities are finding the federal courts to be less than supportive of their homegrown immigration laws.
Read More of Top Immigration Headlines: July 2013 Here
Posted: July, 2013 in Immigration
In 2003, the US Congress created the Special Immigrant Visa (SIV) program to provide visas to Iraqi linguists working with the US military. A similar visa program was established in 2009 for Afghan interpreters.
However, the legislation granting these visas is set to expire.
Read More of Afghan & Iraqi Interpreters Wait Years for Special Immigrant Visas Here
Posted: July, 2013 in Immigration, Legal Interpreting
US immigration reform made important strides in June 2013. The bipartisan “Gang of Eight” immigration bill passed in the Senate, and the Supreme Court declared the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) unconstitutional.
See what else made June’s top immigration headlines.
Read More of Top Immigration Headlines:
June 2013 Here
Posted: May, 2013 in Immigration, Legal Topics
May’s immigration headlines largely discuss bills that both US federal and state lawmakers are trying to pass.
Click below to find out details about May’s top immigration headlines.
Read More of Top Immigration Headlines: May 2013 Here
Posted: April, 2013 in Immigration, Legal Topics
April’s immigration headlines largely reference the Boston Marathon bombing and the effects it may have on future immigration policies.
The rest of the headlines tend to focus on the immigration proposal released by the Senate this month.
Read More of Top Immigration Headlines: April 2013 Here
Posted: April, 2013 in Immigration, Legal Resources
H-1B visas are valuable to many immigrants. Only 65,000 are allotted each year. If you are lucky enough to obtain an H-1B visa, you would be well-advised to hold on to it.
But what if you are fired from the job sponsoring your H-1B visa?
Read More of How to Handle Termination of H-1B Visa Employment Here