January 14

January 2014 Immigration Newsletter

Happy New Year! Immigration News: Unfortunately, comprehensive immigration reform did not pass in 2013. However, changes to the immigration laws could possibly occur in the coming months. Aides to the U.S. House of Representatives leader has said that they are committed to making step by step changes to the immigration laws, and will be outlining.

October 31

The Alagiri Immigration Law Firm Immigration Newsletter for October 2013

Immigration News: There’s a big push to pass comprehensive immigration reform. President Obama called on the House of Representatives to move forward and pass comprehensive immigration reform by the end of the year. The political advocacy group co-founded by Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg launched a lobbying blitz on Capitol Hill Tuesday to push House Republicans.

August 19

Successful Summer at the Alagiri Immigration Law Firm!

It’s been a very successful summer so far for The Alagiri Immigration Law Firm. We’re happy to report that all of our H-1B applications filed under the H-1B cap this year have been approved. We have also received approvals on several challenging L-1A non-immigrant visa cases as well as EB-1 immigrant visa (green card) cases.

July 31

Visa Bulletin Updates, Immigration Reform & Other Immigration News

It’s been another hot month for immigration news. I just returned from spending 3 days at the American Immigration Lawyers Association’s Annual Conference, where I heard from officials from USCIS, U.S. Customs and Border Patrol, U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Labor. It was confirmed at the conference that immigrant visa numbers.

July 1

The Alagiri Immigration Law Firm Immigration Newsletter for July 2013

Law Firm News: It’s been a very successful summer so far for The Alagiri Immigration Law Firm. We’re happy to report that all of our H-1B applications filed under the H-1B cap this year have been approved. We have also received approvals on several challenging L-1A non-immigrant visa cases as well as EB-1 immigrant visa.

June 1

The Alagiri Immigration Law Firm Immigration Newsletter for June 2013

Immigration News: It’s been another hot month for immigration news. I just returned from spending 3 days at the American Immigration Lawyers Association’s Annual Conference, where I heard from officials from USCIS, U.S. Customs and Border Patrol, U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Labor. It was confirmed at the conference that immigrant.

April 1

The Alagiri Immigration Law Firm Immigration Newsletter for April 2013

Immigration News: It’s been a hot month for immigration news!  The top two news stories are the H1B visa cap and the proposed immigration reform legislation. The H1B visa cap was reached within mere days of when USCIS began accepting applications on April 1. The last time this happened was 5 years ago. Because of  the.

February 1

The Alagiri Immigration Law Firm Immigration Newsletter for February 2013

Immigration Q&A: Q:  What are the reasons for losing your green card? A:  A very common reason for losing permanent residency (i.e. your green card) is remaining outside the U.S. for a long period of time.  Staying outside the U.S. for more than 6 months could raise questions upon your return.  However, you significantly raise.

January 1

The Alagiri Immigration Law Firm Immigration Newsletter for January 2013

Immigration News: The biggest immigration news story of the month is President Obama’s announcement of his comprehensive immigration reform plan. His plan boils down into four parts:  First, continue to improve the security of our borders; Second, crack down on companies that hire undocumented workers; Third, provide undocumented immigrants the chance to earn their citizenship;.