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[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]In December 2015 the US Congress passed the Visa Waiver Program Improvement and Terrorist Travel Prevention Act of 2015 and yesterday the US Departments of Homeland Security and State issued implementation guidance effective immediately. Our office has already...

Yesterday, the House of Representatives passed a bill to restrict the Visa Waiver Program and could bar those with dual nationality or were born in Iraq, Iran, Syria and the Sudan. I have been working in the field of US immigration law since 1996 so I...

This is the first instalment of a blog that a fellow US immigration lawyer, B. John Ovink, wrote about his time volunteering at the Dilley Detention Center  which has been in the news recently for the conditions in which immigrant children and mothers are being held there....

H-1B Professional Worker Update Today's post is about the H-1B Professional "Specialty" Worker visa updates and the H-1B "filing season". This temporary visa category is used by US businesses to bring foreign nationals to work in positions that require at least a bachelor's degree or higher...

This week's posting is a result of an article I read last week about Kate Moss running in to the US Ambassador in London. In the article, it is said that Kate Moss was complaining to the Ambassador how difficult it is for her to get a...

Good morning on this very windy and dark morning in England! This is the second instalment of my 2015 blog where I discuss something that's on my mind about US immigration law. When clients come to me asking for advice regarding family-based visas the rules are...