Immigration News
USCIS Completes the H-1B Cap Random Selection Process for FY 2019
On April 11, USCIS used a computer-generated random selection process to select enough H-1B petitions to meet the congressionally-mandated cap and the U.S. advanced degree...
Current Events
Deconstructing The Invisible Wall
The American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) has put out a report on the steps being taken to restrict legal immigration. To view the full report,...
Current Events
Trump orders DHS not to let immigrant caravans into US
President Donald Trump has ordered the Department of Homeland Security to prevent caravans of immigrants from Mexico to the U.S., reports Brett Samuels for The Hill. President...
Current Events
U.S. Supreme Court hands down immigrant deportation decision on April 17, 2018
In an article for USA Today, Richard Wolf outlined the U.S. Supreme Court's 5-4 decision regarding deportation for violence crimes. The ruling asserted that the law subjecting...
Immigration News
US States Deploying National Guard to US / Mexico Border
The BBC reported on April 7, 2018, that both Texas and Arizona are deploying National Guard members to the US border with Mexico. New Mexico and...
Immigration News
Trump’s Immigration Tweets Followed by Policy Plans to Match
President Donald J. Trump tweeted on Monday, April 2, 2018 that "DACA is dead..." Julie Hirschfeld Davis with the New York Times reported that policy plans...
Current Events
U.S. Senate Budget Bill Passed March 23, 2018 Does Not Include Protections for Dreamers
Lauren Gambino and Ben Jacobs reported for The Guardian on the recent $1.3 trillion budget bill that passed the U.S. Senate on March 23, 2018. In their article,...
Immigration News
As H-1B applications get under way, foreigners face new challenges
In an article published with the San Francisco Chronicle, Trisha Thadani explores the trends that President Trump's "Buy American, Hire American" executive order created with regards...
Current Events
Important Information on U.S. Government Shutdown
The U.S. Government shut down on Friday, January 19, 2018 when the U.S. Senate failed to pass a budget. While the Senate voted at 12pm...
Employment-based Immigration
Under pressure, Trump team backs off proposal to cull foreign tech workforce
In an article for McClatchy DC Bureau, Franco Ordoñez reports that USCIS is not considering a change to 104(c) of AC-21, which provides for H-1B extensions...
Family- and Humanitarian-Based Immigration
Temporary Protected Status (TPS) to end for immigrants from El Salvador
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has announced that Temporary Protected Status for immigrants from El Salvador will end on September 9, 2019. If you...
Immigration News
Temporary Protected Status terminated for Nicaragua
Acting Secretary of Homeland Security, Elaina Duke, has announced that the Temporary Protected Status (TPS) designation for Nicaragua will be terminated on January 5, 2019. ...
Curran & Berger News
Attorney Megan Kludt interviewed in several news outlets regarding President Trump’s cancellation of DACA
Attorney Megan Kludt was interviewed by multiple news outlets regarding President Trump's cancellation of the DACA program. MassLive.com Northampton-based immigration attorney urges 'Dreamers' to seek...
Curran & Berger News
Attorney Dan Berger to speak on President Trump’s DACA announcement on Knowledge@Wharton (SiriuxXM channel 111) at 10:00 AM EST September 6, 2017
Update: You can listen to Attorney Dan Berger's interview here: http://knowledge.wharton.upenn.edu/article/daca-repeal/ ------------------------------------------------ Attorney Dan Berger will be an invited guest on Knowledge@Wharton, a daily, call-in business interview...
Immigration News
DACA program to end March 6, 2018
Update: President Trump has announced he will end the DACA program in 6 months - March 6, 2018. New applications will no longer be accepted...
Immigration News
The Real History of American Immigration
Trump's break with tradition may be good or bad, but it's definitely different. By JOSHUA ZEITZ August 06, 2017 www.politico.com The United States is currently...