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March 22, 2023
Health Care Immigration: Alleviating the U.S. Nursing Shortage
March 15, 2023
Amid Tech Layoffs, Demand for H-1B Visas Reaches New Highs
March 8, 2023
Butler County Takes a Stand: Reverses Sanctuary Policy to Improve Public Safety
March 1, 2023
Good News for American Businesses: H1-B Denial Rates Plummet Under Biden Write
February 22, 2023
As White House Loses House Majority, what is Next for H-1B Visa Program?
February 15, 2023
House GOP Takes Extreme Position on Asylum, Exposing Internal Party Rifts
February 8, 2023
Pennsylvanian Immigration Detention Center Shuts Down, Raising Questions
February 1, 2023
DOJ Settles Immigration Discrimination Claim Against Minnesota-Based Staffing Agency
January 25, 2023
Former PennDOT Employee Charged in Illegal Licensing Scheme that Targeted Immigrants
January 18, 2023
In Philadelphia, Economy Struggles to Keep Up with New Influx of Immigrants
January 11, 2023
America the Beautiful: Number of New Citizens at 15-Year High
January 4, 2023
How Trump-era Immigration Policies May Contribute to Current Economic Troubles
December 21, 2022
U.S. Immigrant Population Trends Reflect Growing Economic Opportunity for Pennsylvania
December 14, 2022
DOJ Settles Immigration Discrimination Claim Against National Bakery Chain
December 7, 2022
Supreme Court Hears Challenge to Immigration Enforcement Protocol
November 30, 2022
Recent Silicon Valley Layoffs Expose Faults in U.S. Immigration Policy
November 23, 2022
DOJ Settles Immigration Discrimination Claim Against Pennsylvania Company
November 16, 2022
Accused Attacker of Paul Pelosi Present in the United States Illegally; Faces Deportation
November 9, 2022
Protecting Victims of Human Trafficking: Flaws of the T Visa
November 2, 2022
DOJ Settles Immigration Discrimination Claim Against Maryland Company
October 26, 2022
Department of Homeland Security Announces Updated Migration Enforcement Process for Venezuelans
October 19, 2022
Revised Economic Theory Suggests Immigrants Provide Significant Value to U.S. Taxpayers
October 12, 2022
As Fifth Circuit Prepares to Declare DACA Illegal, the White House Aims to Take Executive Action to Protect the Program
October 5, 2022
DOJ Secures Additional Settlements with Major Companies Over Discriminatory Job Advertisements on College Recruiting Platforms
September 28, 2022
Partner in Key West Staffing Companies Gets 24 Years in Prison for Tax, Immigration, and Money Laundering Crimes, DOJ Says
September 21, 2022
Immigrants Face Increased Risk of Scam Activity
September 14, 2022
UCLA Orthodontics Professors Allegedly Targeted Immigrant Students
September 7, 2022
Pennsylvanians Will Soon Need REAL ID To Travel
August 31, 2022
Massachusetts Contractor Retaliated Against Injured Immigrant Worker; Jury Awards $650K in Damages
August 24, 2022
Proposed New Rule Suggests Virtual Future for I-9 Verification
August 19, 2022
Are Visa Backlogs threatening the U.S. Economy?
August 10, 2022
Immigrants are Falling Pray to Social Media
August 3, 2022
How Immigration Could Affect Your Grocery Bill
July 27, 2022
Warning For Immigrants: Marijuana Could Impact Your Immigration Status
July 20, 2022
Senate Bill #1158 - Immigration and Remittances: What's to come?
July 13, 2022
"If I'm Deported, I won't Survive": Immigration Challenges Faced by the LGBTQ+ Community
July 7, 2022
June 23, 2022
June 22, 2022
How immigration plays a role in worker shortage, inflation
June 16, 2022
Justice Department Secures Settlement with Florida Employer to Resolve Immigration-Related Discrimination Claims
June 7, 2022
USCIS Announces TPS Updates
June 3, 2022
DOJ Announces Convictions for Major Undercover Operation in South Carolina     
May 24, 2022
Homeland Security Prepares for Increase in Migration
May 17, 2022
Pennsylvania State Police Settle Federal Lawsuit Alleging Immigration Discrimination
May 10, 2022
New Census Data Signals Struggling Population Growth in Pennsylvania
May 3, 2022
DOJ Settles Immigration Discrimination Claim Against Washington Home Care Provider
April 26, 2022
Georgia Man Pleads Guilty to Charges After Immigration Worker Scheme Exposed; Whistleblower Murdered
April 19, 2022
DOJ Continues to Enforce Immigration Laws in Pennsylvania
April 12, 2022
This Project Seeks to Assist Companies in Onboarding Immigrant Employees
April 5, 2022
Religious Workers Face Uncertainty Over Immigration Status
March 31, 2022
Some Immigrants Uncomfortable Reporting Labor Violations
March 29, 2022
USCIS Policies Lead to High Denial Rates for L-1B Petitions
March 25, 2022
Immigration Weekly Round-Up: Major Shake-Ups in U.S. Asylum Law; Congress Weighs Adding Business Visas
March 24, 2022
DOJ Announces Charges Against Pennsylvania Man for Immigration Document Fraud and Aggravated Identity Theft
March 22, 2022
Pentagon Reports Security Concerns Over Afghan Refugees
March 18, 2022
Immigration Weekly Round-Up: Labor Secretary Calls for Immigration Changes; New Jersey Impacted by War in Ukraine; European "Heiress" Ordered Deported
March 17, 2022
Russian Invasion of Ukraine Sparks Expansion of Government Protections for Ukrainians
March 15, 2022
Black Immigrant Population in U.S. Booms; Spurs Growth in Philadelphia Region
March 11, 2022
Immigration Weekly Round-Up: Expulsion Policy Faces Political Heat; ICE Arrests Fall Under Biden; Chamber of Commerce Supports Increase in Immigration
March 10, 2022
Amidst Ongoing Labor Shortage, USCIS Processing Delays Prevent Noncitizens from Work
March 8, 2022
Silicon Valley Executives Charged with H-1B Visa Fraud
March 4, 2022
Immigration Weekly Round-Up: Ukraine Added to TPS List; New Jerseyans Offer Support for People Fleeing Ukraine; "Fake Heiress" Joins Suit Against ICE for Failure to Provide COVID-19 Booster
March 3, 2022
New Jersey School District Votes to Utilize H-1B Program for Teaching Vacancies
March 1, 2022
Pennsylvania Lawmakers Propose New State Office to Support Immigrants
February 28, 2022
Immigration Weekly Round-Up: Pandemic Relief for NJ's Immigrants; Afghan Refugees Leave Central Jersey Military Base for Permanent Housing; Democrats Urge Biden to Review Treatment of Immigrants at U.S./Mexico Border
February 24, 2022
U.S. Attorney Announces Two Men Sentenced for Participation in CW-1 Visa Fraud Scheme
February 22, 2022
DOJ Announces Settlement of Immigration-Related Discrimination Claims with Insurance Company
February 17, 2022
DOJ Announces Settlement of Immigration-Related Discrimination Claims Against Frozen Food Company
February 15, 2022
Utilizing CHIP Coverage to Expand Healthcare for Noncitizens
February 11, 2022
Immigration Weekly Round-Up: Work Authorization Extended for Certain Immigrants; DHS to Implement House Arrest for Some Noncitizens; Republican Offers New Citizenship Bill
February 10, 2022
Biden Administration Proposes Increasing Cost of Nonimmigrant Visas
February 8, 2022
USCIS Announces Registration Period for H-1B Cap for Fiscal Year 2023
February 4, 2022
Immigration Weekly Round-Up: President Biden Reauthorizes Immediate Expulsion of Noncitizens at U.S./Mexico Border; USCIS Seeks Additional Resources to Reduce Visa Backlogs; U.S. Organizations Look Abroad for Needed Healthcare Workers
February 3, 2022
The Department of Justice Increases Certain Immigration-Related Employer Penalties to Adjust for Inflation
February 1, 2022
Biden Administration Announces Immigration Policies to Attract STEM Graduates
January 28, 2022
Immigration Weekly Round-Up: NJ Restores Pandemic Funds for Immigrants; Federal Government Settles with Students Over School Sting Operation; NY Legislature Advances Healthcare Coverage for Undocumented Residents
January 27, 2022
U.S. Economy Slows as Fewer Immigrants Fill Available Jobs
January 25, 2022
Labor Shortage: Will Additional Seasonal Visas Help?
January 21, 2022
Immigration Weekly Round-Up: Undocumented Immigrants in N.J. Lose Access to Pandemic Funds; N.Y. Sees Reduction in Immigration; EB-5 Project Threatened Over Investment Refunds
January 20, 2022
USCIS Issues New Policy Guidance for O-1B Visas
January 18, 2022
DHS Extends I-9 Flexibility and Signals Possible Regulatory Change
January 14, 2022
Immigration Weekly Round-Up: Chamber of Commerce Pushes Immigration Reform; COVID-19 Spikes in Immigration Detention; Supreme Court Considers Indefinite Immigration Detention
January 13, 2022
Advocates Push for Liberians to Apply for Green Cards as Deadline Approaches
January 11, 2022
Tennis Star Novak Djokovic Refused Entry to Australia Over Vaccine Exemption; Faces Uncertain Future Following Legal Victory
January 7, 2022
Immigration Weekly Round-Up: Remain in Mexico Program Continues Despite Legal Appeals; New Jersey Supporting Refugees from Afghanistan
January 6, 2022
Pennsylvanian Cooperative Highlights Business Opportunities for Undocumented Entrepreneurs
January 4, 2022
Migrant Children Arrive in Pennsylvania Airports, Sparking Debate Over Refugee Resettlement Practices
December 30, 2021
"Driving PA Forward" Seeks to Expand Access to Drivers Licenses for Undocumented Individuals in Pennsylvania
December 28, 2021
A New Normal: The Reality of Vaccine Passports
December 23, 2021
Biden Administration Unveils Immigration Reform in 2021 Regulatory Agenda
December 21, 2021
U.S. Government Begins Denying Afghan Applications for Humanitarian Parole
December 17, 2021
Immigration Weekly Round-Up: GOP Seeks to Stop Immigrants from Voting in Local Elections; Immigration Reform Faces Another Setback; ACLU Demands Boosters for Inmates
December 16, 2021
Human Trafficking Indictment Uncovers H-2A Abuses
December 14, 2021
Prioritizing Healthcare Access for Immigrants & Their Families
December 10, 2021
Immigration Weekly Round-Up: Biden Nixes Salary-Based Visa Selection; Senate Democrats Weigh Alternate Routes to Immigration Reform; DOJ Recognizes Immigration Judges’ Union
December 9, 2021
Champion Bobsledder Kaillie Humphries Granted U.S. Citizenship in Time for Olympics
December 7, 2021
Immigration Backlog: Dedicated Docket Still Slow
December 3, 2021
Immigration Weekly Round-Up: Clothing Retailer Settles DOJ Discrimination Suit; Broad Immigration Relief Hangs in the Balance in Senate; New Jersey Welcomes Afghan Refugee Families
December 2, 2021
Changing the Narrative: A Movement to Eliminate “Dehumanizing” Terminology for Immigrants
November 30, 2021
International Student Enrollment Rising at U.S. Colleges, but Pandemic Obstacles Remain
November 23, 2021
International Student Athletes Shut Out of NIL Deals
November 19, 2021
Immigration Weekly Round-Up: House Spending Bill Includes Aid to Immigrants; Afghans Fleeing Violence Continue to Wait for U.S. Visas; Immigration a Tough Topic Between U.S., Mexico at D.C. Summit
November 18, 2021
DOJ Announces Settlement of Immigration-Related Discrimination Claims
November 16, 2021
Labor Shortage Continues to Affect the Pennsylvania Mushroom Industry: Are American Immigration Laws to Blame?
November 12, 2021
Immigration Weekly Round-Up: Borders Reopen to Millions of Travelers; Employment Authorization Expanded for Spouses of Certain Visa Holders
November 11, 2021
Recent Settlements Highlight Government Enforcement of Laws Against Immigration-Related Discrimination
November 9, 2021
Proposed Immigrant Detention Center Draws Local Ire and Legal Challenges
November 5, 2021
Immigration Weekly Round-Up: New Visa Fees Proposed in Congress; Democrats Weigh Social Benefits for Undocumented Immigrants
November 4, 2021
Are U.S. Immigration Laws Causing International Students to Enroll Elsewhere?
November 2, 2021
Biden Administration to Open New For-Profit Immigrant Detention Center in Pennsylvania
October 8, 2021
Immigration Weekly Round-Up: Bergen County Ends Most ICE Detentions; DHS Reviewing Handling of Recent Border Issues; Dozens of Legal Scholars Call for Immigration Reform 
October 7, 2021
DOJ Settles with Large Health Care Organization Regarding Software-Based, Immigration-Related Discrimination Claims
October 5, 2021
Rural Areas in the US See Acute Shortage of Agricultural Laborers: Ohio and Pennsylvania Face Challenge
October 1, 2021
Immigration Weekly Round-Up: Thousands in New Jersey, Other States Impacted by Delay in Immigration Reform; “Remain in Mexico” Policy to End; DHS Relaxes Deportation Enforcement
September 30, 2021
Gov. Tom Wolf Says Pennsylvania Will Welcome Afghan Refugees
September 28, 2021
DOJ Settles Claim Against Illinois-Based IT Recruiter for Discrimination Against U.S. Workers
September 27, 2021
Immigration Weekly Round-Up: N.J. Senators Urge Release of Imprisoned Immigrants; Pathway to Citizenship Excluded from Budget Bill; Federal Judge Invalidates Florida Law Promoting Cooperation with Deportation Enforcement
September 23, 2021
Census Numbers Show Lehigh Valley Diversifying: Hispanic Population Now a Majority in Allentown
September 21, 2021
DHS and DOJ Publish Proposed Rule Allowing Asylum Officers to Fully Adjudicate Cases Previously Assigned to Immigration Judges
September 17, 2021
Immigration Weekly Round-Up: Senate Introduces Path to Citizenship for Thousands of Immigrant Children; Federal Court Permits Biden to Limit Immigration Detentions
September 16, 2021
USCIS Launches H-2B Employer Data Hub to Promote Transparency
September 14, 2021
EAGLE Act Aims to Reform Employment-Based Green Cards, H-1B Visa Program, and Family-Sponsored Visas
September 10, 2021
Immigration Weekly Round-Up: NJ Immigration Detention Facility Sued; Immigrants Who Assisted After September 11 Seek Residency; Democrats Seek Immigration Reform Measures in Spending Bill
September 9, 2021
Lehigh Valley Has the Fastest-Growing Young Population in Pennsylvania, Ranging from 18–34-Year-olds
September 7, 2021
Biden Administration Sues Texas for Issuing New Directive Immigration Policy
September 7, 2021
Immigration Weekly Round-Up: Biden to Amend H-1B Visa Requirements; Federal Court Expands Rights to Interpreters in Deportation Proceedings; Afghans Remain in Uncertain Status across the Globe
September 2, 2021
Policy Alert: DHS Extends Form I-9 Requirement Flexibility, Effective September 1, 2021
August 31, 2021
D.C. Circuit Court Along with Nine Other Circuit Courts Rules that USCIS Has Final Say in Visa Revocations
August 27, 2021
Immigration Weekly Round-Up: New Jersey Formally Ends Future Immigration Detention; Most New Immigrants Must Get Vaccinated; Supreme Court Reinstates Remain in Mexico Policy for Asylum Seekers
August 26, 2021
84 Mayors from across the Nation Have Called on Congress and the President to Pass Immigration Reforms
August 24, 2021
The Scintillating Story of an Immigrant: Milwaukee Bucks Star Player Giannis Antetokounmpo
August 20, 2021
Immigration Weekly Round-Up: NJ Prison No Longer Detaining Immigrants; Federal Felony for Unlawful Reentry to U.S. Found Unconstitutional; Biden Policy Limiting Detention Struck Down
August 19, 2021
Iowa Pork Producer Pushes Federal Lawmakers for Year-Round Immigrant Workers
August 17, 2021
Texans, Especially Farm Groups, Call on Biden to Secure Borders and Strictly Enforce U.S. Immigration Laws
August 13, 2021
Immigration Weekly Round-Up: Court Allows NJ to Restrict Police Cooperation with Immigration Officials; Pathway to Permanent Residence Included with Senate Budget Resolution; Biden Orders ICE Officer Not to Detain Crime Victims, Those Assisting Police
August 12, 2021
New York and New Jersey Legalize Recreational Marijuana: Still, Immigrants Might Face Risks
August 10, 2021
U.S. Advisory Cautions Businesses Operating in Hong Kong About China’s Crackdown
August 6, 2021
Immigration Weekly Round-Up: Bipartisan Call for Border Oversight; Number of Immigration Children in Detention Doubles; Biden Introduces New Policy to Protect Afghans Who Helped U.S. During the War
August 5, 2021
Poor U.S. Immigration Policies Push Indian Talent from U.S. to Canada
August 3, 2021
Mt. Pleasant, Pennsylvania: Massage Parlor Owner Faces Deportation after Human Trafficking Plea
July 30, 2021
Immigration Weekly Round-Up: NJ Driver's Licenses Skyrocket; White House Seeks Speedier Processing at Border and With Asylum Cases; COVID Restrictions to Continue at U.S. Border
July 29, 2021
DOJ Settles Retaliation Claim with a Delivery Services Company
July 27, 2021
Businesses at Tourist Locations Face Foreign Worker Shortages
July 23, 2021
Immigration Weekly Round-Up: New DACA Applications Halted, With Biden Promising Appeal; Protesters Block Newark ICE Office, Objecting to Continued Deportation
July 22, 2021
Medical Deportations an Ongoing and Often Neglected Violation of Patient’s Rights
July 20, 2021
York County Prison in Pennsylvania Stops All Immigrant Detention
July 15, 2021
Labor Shortage Concerns a Bigger Problem for U.S. Agriculture Sector
July 13, 2021
Department of State Adds Gender Options on Passport, Medical Certification No Longer Required
July 8, 2021
Notarios Publicos and Notaries Are Not Authorized, Legal Professionals
July 6, 2021
Department of Justice Settles Immigration-Related Discrimination Claim with Texas-Based Industrial Contractor
July 2, 2021
Immigration Weekly Round-Up: NJ Immigrant Detainees Moved to Unknown Locations While Advocates Block NJ Turnpike to Request Pandemic Relief for Undocumented Workers; Supreme Court Denies Bond Hearings for Some Detained Immigrants
July 1, 2021
Recent Study Reveals – Naturalizing Undocumented Immigrants Has Economic Benefit
June 29, 2021
Carlos Rios, A U.S. Citizen, Sues ICE for Wrongful Detention, Seeks $500,000 in Damages
June 25, 2021
Immigration Weekly Round-Up: NJ State Assembly Votes to Ban ICE Detention; Immigration Benefits No Longer Denied for Minor Application Errors; Children Face Harsh Conditions in Immigration Detention
June 24, 2021
Immigration Court System Staggers Amidst Looming Backlog of Asylum Cases
June 22, 2021
Biden Administration Gives More Discretion to Prosecutors to Pursue or Drop Immigration Cases
June 18, 2021
Immigration Weekly Round-Up: Attorney General Expands Eligibility for Asylum; Employment to Be Authorized for Immigrants Who Are Victims of Crimes; Biden to Continue Family Reunification Efforts
June 17, 2021
U.S. Faces Worker Shortage: Chamber of Commerce Says Ramping Up Immigration Can Resolve This
June 15, 2021
New York-Based Pharmaceutical Company Slapped with $220,000 Civil Penalty for Discriminatory Hiring Practices
June 11, 2021
Weekly Immigration Round-Up: TPS Holders Barred From Applying for Permanent Residence; Future Uncertain for Detention for Civil Immigration Violations in New Jersey and California
June 10, 2021
Ohio-Based Landscaping Company to Pay $36,000 in Back Wages, $40,000 in H-2B Penalties
June 8, 2021
Form I-9 Requirement COVID-19 Flexibility Extended until August 31
June 4, 2021
Immigration Weekly Round-Up: “Remain in Mexico Policy” Ends; Bipartisan Calls to Protect Afghan Allies; USCIS Softens Unlawful Voter Registration Penalties
June 3, 2021
Immigrant Advocates Fear Re-Detention of Medically Vulnerable Immigrants in Pennsylvania
June 1, 2021
International Entrepreneur Parole Rule in the U.S. Decoded for Foreign Entrepreneurs
May 28, 2021
Immigration Weekly Round-Up: New Jersey Steps Closer to Banning Immigration Detention; Immigrants Eschewed Vital Benefits in Fear of Immigration Consequences; TPS Expanded for Haitians
May 27, 2021
Biden Administration Lifts Rule to Narrow H-1B Definition of “Specialty Occupation”
May 25, 2021
Impact of U.S. COVID Travel Ban on India
May 21, 2021
Weekly Immigration Round-Up: Organizations Sue to Stop High Wage-Based Visa System; Biden Administration Drops Health Insurance Mandate for New Immigrants; White House to Admit Small Number of Vulnerable Immigrants into United States
May 18, 2021
ICE Ends Fining of Undocumented Immigrants, Calls Penalties Ineffective
May 14, 2021
Weekly Immigration Round-Up: Congressional Reps Propose Increased Health Care for Immigrants; Fear of Undocumented Immigration Drops Significantly in New Jersey; New Wage Requirements Delayed For Highly-Skilled Foreign Workers
May 13, 2021
Immigrant Workers’ Rights - May Day Rally Held in Allentown
May 11, 2021
Quarryville Business Owner Indicted for Operating Undocumented Worker Conspiracy and Extensive Tax Fraud
May 7, 2021
Weekly Immigration Round-Up: Landlord Sues Elizabeth, New Jersey, Detention Center; USCIS Agrees to Speed Up Employment Applications for Spouses of Temporary Workers; Federal Court Grants Immigration Judges More Power to Close Removal Cases
May 6, 2021
150 Unaccompanied Children from Southern Border Arrived in Pennsylvania
May 4, 2021
‘90-Day Fiancé’ – The K-1 Fiancé Visa in the United States
April 30, 2021
Immigration Weekly Round-Up: Supreme Court Decision Expands Relief for Thousands of Immigrants Facing Deportation; New Jersey to Begin Issuing Driver’s Licenses to All Residents Regardless of Immigration Status; ICE Limits Arrests at Courthouses
April 29, 2021
Refugees in Lehigh Valley Struggle to Get COVID-19 Vaccine
April 27, 2021
$1.28 Million Seized and Four Men Arrested in St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands, by Homeland Security Investigations
April 23, 2021
Immigration Weekly Round-Up: New Jersey Governor Considers Pandemic Relief for Undocumented Residents; Supreme Court Wary of Green Cards for Immigrants with TPS; Mexican President Discusses U.S. Visas for Work on Reforestation
April 22, 2021
TN Visa Under the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) Preserves the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) Provisions
April 20, 2021
Pennsylvania Proposed Bill: High School Students Must Pass Civics Test to Graduate
April 16, 2021
Immigration Weekly Round-Up: Applications for Employment Authorization Now Online for Students; Biden Reaches Deal To Stem Immigration at Border; Central American Countries Agree to Anti-Corruption Plan
April 15, 2021
Mexican National Serves Jail Time for Selling Illegally Obtained U.S. Non-Immigrant Work Visas
April 13, 2021
Prince Harry Will Not Seek U.S. Permanent Residency or U.S. Citizenship
April 9, 2021
Immigration Weekly Round-Up: Visa Processing Resumes for Thousands of Foreign Workers; Report Finds Severe Overcrowding at Immigration Detention Centers; No Immigration Enforcement at COVID-19 Vaccination Sites
April 8, 2021
Latinx Immigrant Group Wants Philadelphia School District to Set Clear Rules for ICE
April 6, 2021
Legislation to Create a Pathway to Legalization Passes House and Goes to Senate
April 2, 2021
Immigration Weekly Round-Up: Driver’s Licenses Available to Undocumented Immigrants in New Jersey; Ban on Foreign Workers Lapses; Undocumented New Jersey Taxpayers Seek COVID-19 Relief
April 1, 2021
New myUploads Feature Introduced in myE-Verify
March 30, 2021
Three Stimulus Packages, and Undocumented Immigrants Still Struggle Without Aid
March 26, 2021
Immigration Weekly Round-Up: Education Groups Seek Faster Student Visa Processing; U.S.-Canada Border Restrictions Extended; New H-1B Wage Rules Delayed
March 25, 2021
Biden Taps Harris to Lead Response to Immigration Crisis on the Southern Border
March 23, 2021
ICE Says It Is Ending Use of Family Detention
March 19, 2021
Weekly Immigration Round-up: Sharp Increase in Border Crossings; New Immigration Court Rules Blocked; New Jersey County Sues State Over Enforcement Policy
March 18, 2021
ICE Investigators Use Private Database Covering Millions of Individuals to Pursue Immigration Violations
March 16, 2021
United States v. Facebook: Judge Orders that Discovery Continue in PERM Recruiting Discrimination Case
March 12, 2021
Weekly Immigration Round-Up: Public Charge Rule Terminated; Foreigners Previously Barred from U.S. Can Reapply for Visas; Venezuelans Granted Temporary Protected Status
March 11, 2021
Perry County Reverses Immigration Policies, Rejects “Sanctuary” Label
March 9, 2021
USCIS Reverts to 2008 Version of Naturalization Civics Test
March 5, 2021
Weekly Immigration Round-Up: U.S. Embassies to Address Visa Backlog; Family Detention Center Closes; Sweeping Immigration Reform Stalls
March 4, 2021
Completing Form I-9: Employees With Extended Work Permit for DACA Extensions and Extensions for Permanent Resident Cards
March 2, 2021
H-4 Visa Spouses Can Continue to Work With Relief Under Biden Administration
February 26, 2021
Weekly Immigration Round-Up: Biden Restarts Processing Permanent Residence Visas; Court Weakens Deportation Moratorium; Supreme Court Examines Immigrant “Wealth Test”
February 25, 2021
SESO Labor to Help Migrant Farmworkers Get Legally Protected Work Status in the U.S.
February 23, 2021
Biden’s Executive Orders and Their Impact on Thousands of Pennsylvania Immigrants
February 19, 2021
Weekly Immigration Round-Up: Massive Immigration Reform Bill Goes to Congress; Law Enforcement Officials Support New Jersey Sanctuary City Law
February 18, 2021
Executive Office for Immigration Review Update: Motion to Reconsider Denied
February 16, 2021
Pennsylvania Democrats Propose New Bill for Undocumented Immigrants to Obtain Driver’s License
February 12, 2021
Immigration Weekly Round-Up: Children Deported to Haiti; Central American Asylum Agreement Suspended; Witnesses Fearing Retribution Now Eligible for Asylum
February 11, 2021
James McHenry, Trump Appointed Head of Immigration Courts, Replaced by Jean King
February 9, 2021
EB-5 Investor Program’s Fate to Be Decided by June 2021
February 5, 2021
Immigration Weekly Round-Up: New Executive Orders; Deportations Continue; Protection Extended for Syrian Nationals
February 4, 2021
U Visa Program Faces Prolonged Delays
February 2, 2021
ALJ Declines to Award Damages, Civil Penalties in Document Abuse Case
January 30, 2021
Weekly Immigration Round-Up: Halt to Deportation Moratorium; New Leadership Forming at Department of Homeland Security; Biden’s New Executive Actions
January 28, 2021
Pennsylvania and Texas Immigration Groups File Lawsuit Against the DHS
January 26, 2021
DHS and States Sign SAFE Agreement That Could Obstruct Biden’s Upcoming Immigration Policies
January 22, 2021
Weekly Round-Up: Biden’s Proposes Immigration Reform; Judge Blocks New Immigration Court Fees; Supreme Court Considers Indefinite Detention of Certain Noncitizens
January 21, 2021
Online Tools to Decrease Wait Times in Immigration During COVID
January 20, 2021
Trump Approves Deferred Deportation for Venezuelans
January 19, 2021
USCIS Announces Delays in Biometric Appointments Due to COVID-19
January 15, 2021
Weekly Round-Up: Google Backs DACA and Immigration Reform; Court Blocks White House Efforts to Stop Refugee Resettlement; Acting DHS Director Resigns
January 14, 2021
Study Says 69% of Undocumented Immigrant Workers Hold Essential Jobs to Fight COVID
January 12, 2021
New Jersey MVC Delays Driver's Licenses for Undocumented Immigrants, Blames It on COVID
January 8, 2021
Weekly Round-Up: Visa Restrictions Extended; DNA Testing for Sponsors of Noncitizen Minor Children; Stricter Financial Requirements for Intending Immigrants Take Effect
January 7, 2021
Illegal Immigrants Arrested in FY 2020 Had Average of Four Criminal Convictions or Charges Each, ICE Says
January 5, 2021
Mixed-Status Families to Finally Receive Stimulus Checks
January 1, 2021
Immigration Weekly Round-Up: I-9 Flexibility Rules Extended, Stimulus Aid for Mixed Immigration Status Households
December 31, 2020
ICE Extends Remote I-9 Verification Policy Through January 31, 2021
December 29, 2020
Supreme Court Denies Trump Administration’s Challenge to Exclude Undocumented Immigrants From Census Count
December 22, 2020
Taxpaying Immigrants Urge Action on COVID-19 Relief Through Billboard in New Jersey
December 17, 2020
ACLU Sues DHS Over Purchase of Cellphone Location Data to Track Immigrants
December 15, 2020
Federal Judge Orders DACA Reinstated, New Applications Accepted
December 10, 2020
Facebook Faces Lawsuit Alleging Discrimination Against U.S. Workers
December 8, 2020
Long-Awaited Green Card Bill S.386 Clears Senate Approval
December 3, 2020
Federal Immigration and Customs Cannot Access Immigrant’s DMV Records Without Court Order
December 1, 2020
Revised U.S. Citizenship Test Harder for Immigrants
November 24, 2020
DHS Extends Form I-9 Flexibility
November 19, 2020
International Student Enrollment in U.S. Universities Drastically Drops
November 17, 2020
ICE Arrests 88 Inmates Released From New Jersey Prison
November 2, 2020
ICE Considering New Detention Sites in Pennsylvania or New Jersey and New York
October 30, 2020
Lawsuit Filed on the New H-1B Wage Rule
October 23, 2020
ICE Arrests International Students Across the United States in Operation OPTical Illusion
October 19, 2020
172 Immigrants Arrested in Sanctuary Cities by ICE in Six Days
October 16, 2020
ICE Launches Billboards Across Pennsylvania Seeking Immigration Law Violators
October 12, 2020
Major Overhaul of H-1B Program Announced
October 9, 2020
Ninth Circuit Allows the End of Temporary Protected Status
October 5, 2020
Major Changes Proposed to Student Visa to Have Big Impact on International Students
October 2, 2020
USCIS Fee Increase Blocked by California Federal Judge
September 28, 2020
PennDOT Shares Drivers’ Personal Information: Immigration Advocates Protest
September 25, 2020
Flexibility in Responding to USCIS Requests Extended
September 21, 2020
Pennsylvania House Democrats Propose Driver's License for Undocumented Immigrants
September 18, 2020
DHS Expands Use of Biometric Data in Immigration
September 14, 2020
ICE Arrests Over 2,000 Illegal Immigrants, Many With Criminal Charges or Convictions
September 11, 2020
SEC Files Complaint for Investment Fraud
September 4, 2020
Medical Repatriation on the Rise: Guatemalan Immigrant Who Escaped Medical Deportation Moved to Long-Term Care
August 28, 2020
USCIS Halts Furlough of 70% of Workforce; Still Processing Times Likely To Increase
August 24, 2020
Flexible I-9 Measures Extended Until September 19
August 17, 2020
Court Rules Green Card Wealth Test Can Be Enforced in Most States
August 14, 2020
DOL and USCIS to Investigate H-1B Employer Violations
August 10, 2020
Significant Fee Rise in Immigration Forms Affects Businesses and Immigrants
August 7, 2020
New Jersey to Allow Professional and Occupational Licensing Regardless of Immigration Status
August 6, 2020
Significant Fee Rise in Immigration Forms Affect Businesses and Immigrants
July 27, 2020
ICE Extends I-9 Compliance Flexibility Until August 19, 2020
June 24, 2020
Arbitrary H-1B Nonimmigrant Visa Denials Have Employers Thinking Federal Litigation Rather Than Administrative Review
June 1, 2020
Bar on Certain F and J International Students Effective Noon Today
May 18, 2020
To Reverify or Not: Form I-9 and Lawful Permanent Residents
May 4, 2020
Form I-9 Announcements: COVID-19 Temporary Policy for Identification Documents
April 29, 2020
USCIS Makes Significant Changes to Handbook for Employers: Guidance Completing Form I-9
April 27, 2020
COVID-19 and New Jersey’s Immigrants: Frontline Undocumented Immigrant Workers, Financial Ruin, and Health Risks Bring Extreme Harm and Anxiety
April 23, 2020
President Trump Bans Certain Immigrant Green Cards for 60 Days
April 23, 2020
Do the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) and Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act Apply to Immigrant Employees?
April 22, 2020
USCIS Urges COVID-19 Testing and Treatment With ICE Updating Enforcement Policy to Reduce Fear of Arrest and Spread of Coronavirus
April 21, 2020
President Trump Expected to Sign Executive Order to “Temporarily Suspend Immigration to the United States”
April 20, 2020
CBP Announces 90-Day Postponement of Import Duty, Tax, and Fee Payments for COVID-19 Impacted Businesses
April 20, 2020
DHS Temporarily Amends Certain H-2A Visa Requirements During COVID-19 National Emergency
April 13, 2020
Coronavirus (COVID-19) Testing Available for Undocumented Immigrants in New Jersey
March 30, 2020
USCIS Reaches Annual H-1B Petition Cap for Year
March 27, 2020
Feds Extend Pennsylvania and New Jersey Real ID Deadlines to Prevent COVID-19 Spread at DMV Offices
March 27, 2020
50,000 Americans Abroad Seeking State Department Help to Urgently Return to the United States Due to COVID-19 Pandemic; Number of Those Diagnosed With COVID-19 Is Unknown
March 22, 2020
Form I-9 Coronavirus (COVID-19) Alert: USCIS Announces Temporary Modifications to Employment Eligibility Verification Process and E-Verify Program
March 19, 2020
The Immigration of Coronavirus
March 5, 2020
ICE Arrests Without Warrant Banned From Northampton County, Pennsylvania, Court House
March 2, 2020
The New Public Charge Rule
February 20, 2020
An Overview of STEM OPT Employer Site Visits
February 13, 2020
Department of Homeland Security Suspends New York Residents From All Trusted Traveler Programs
February 3, 2020
Employers: DHS Releases New Revised Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification
January 28, 2020
New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy Signs Law Allowing Children of H-1B Visa Workers Qualify for In-State Tuition Fees
January 23, 2020
ICE Makes Worksite Visits to Employers With International Student Employees on STEM OPT
January 21, 2020
Feds Criminally Charge Corporate Executives and Management for Knowingly Employing Undocumented Immigrants
January 10, 2020
New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy Passes Law Allowing Undocumented Immigrants to Obtain Driver’s Licenses
January 8, 2020
Report: Pennsylvania’s Foreign-Born Rural and Urban Immigrant Workforce Continues to Climb
January 6, 2020
Thousands of U.S. Employers Request Nearly 100,000 H-2B Foreign Temporary Workers to Overcome Talent Shortage
December 17, 2019
New Jersey Awaits Governor Murphy's Signature to Become 14th U.S. State to Issue Driver’s Licenses to Undocumented Immigrants
December 4, 2019
USCIS Premium Processing Program Subject to New Rule in Federal Register from the DHS
December 2, 2019
Employers Must Remain Immigration Compliant or Face Stiff Penalties, Negative Publicity, and Criminal Penalties
November 26, 2019
New Jersey May Become 14th U.S. State to Issue Driver's Licenses to Undocumented Immigrants
November 25, 2019
H-2B Temporary Non-Agricultural Worker Nonimmigrant Visa Provisions Effective December 16, 2019
November 22, 2019
H-1B Non-Immigrant Temporary Specialty Worker Visa Denials Quadruple in 2019
November 20, 2019
U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services Increases Premium Processing Fee for Employment-Based Petitions Again
November 18, 2019
Sussex County Votes Against Supporting New Jersey Sanctuary State Immigration Trust Directive
November 13, 2019
United States Department of Homeland Security Extends Temporary Protected Status for El Salvador, Haiti, Honduras, Nepal, Nicaragua, and Sudan
November 11, 2019
Construction Industry Employee Verification Act Now Requires Pennsylvania Employers to Use E-Verify
November 6, 2019
ICE Continues to Crackdown as Undocumented Workers Fight Back at Employer for Overtime Pay in Texas Business
October 8, 2019
5 Workplace Discrimination Examples Based on Immigration Status and National Origin
September 5, 2019
As an Employer, What Do I Do If I Receive a “No-Match” Letter?
September 3, 2019
Impact of New Public Charge Rule on Seniors and Disabled Individuals
August 30, 2019
IT Company Fined $48,193 for H-1B Visa Program Violations
August 22, 2019
What Should Employers Do When Current Form I-9 Expires August 31?
August 16, 2019
Immigrant Employees Sue Car Wash Employer Claiming Wage Discrimination
August 15, 2019
ICE Targets STEM OPT Program: Promises Significant Increase in Site Inspections
August 14, 2019
New Jersey Township Authorizes Investigation into and Lawsuit Against Murphy “Sanctuary State” Directive
August 8, 2019
ICE Arrests 680 in Massive Worksite Immigration Operation
August 7, 2019
NJ Foresees 1000% Increase in Worksite Immigration Inspection
June 28, 2019
EOIR (Removal and Deportation) and Immigration Courts: CRIMigration FAQs
May 30, 2019
New Jersey Courts Update Statewide Immigration Policies
May 21, 2019
Don’t Wait: You Can Act Now to Protect Your Children If You Face Deportation
May 14, 2019
New Jersey Sanctuary State Question Put on November’s General Election Ballot
April 24, 2019
Report: Foreign-Born Lehigh Valley Population Outpaces Domestic; Legal Immigration to the Region Prevents Decrease in Population
April 22, 2019
Are You an Immigrant Who (Legally) Smokes Weed? If So, You May Never Become a U.S. Citizen
March 19, 2019
It’s Official: New Jersey Is a Sanctuary State
December 26, 2018
Government Shutdown Impact on Immigration
December 21, 2018
Norris McLaughlin Immigration Chair Ray Lahoud Visits China
December 20, 2018
Employers Face Legal Obligations for Traveling Employees
December 13, 2018
ICE Agents Converge on 16 New Jersey Counties: 105 Immigrants Arrested
December 5, 2018
New Jersey One Step Closer to Issuing Driver’s Licenses to Undocumented Immigrants
December 3, 2018
ICE Threatens to Increase Immigration Raids at New Jersey Worksites in Response to Sanctuary State Directive
November 2, 2018
Birthright Citizenship Debate Brings Fear to New Jersey’s 128,000 US Citizen Children of Unauthorized Immigrants
October 19, 2018
Best Practices for ICE Audits When It Comes to Form I-9
October 16, 2018
Driver’s Licenses for 466,000 New Jersey Undocumented Immigrants Closer to Reality?
October 5, 2018
Newark, New Jersey, Ranks First in the United States for Integration of New Immigrants
August 14, 2018
Princeton, New Jersey, Police Patrol Car Causes Immigration Confusion and Concern: Was it ICE?
July 17, 2018
ICE Targets Middlesex County, New Jersey, in “Sanctuary” County Enforcement Surge
July 9, 2018
‘Real Housewives of New Jersey’ Husband Charged by ICE and Faces Deportation to Italy
June 6, 2018
Breaking: ICE Raids Landscaping Company, 114 Employees Arrested, and Employer Under Investigation
May 22, 2018
Meghan Markle to Face British Immigration Authorities and Must Wait Years to Become British Citizen
May 16, 2018
New Jersey Accepts First Financial Aid Applications from Undocumented Immigrant Students
April 30, 2018
New Jersey Immigrants Scammed as Fear and Flux Take Control of the American Immigration System
April 10, 2018
Immigration Agency Launches Online Reporting Portal for F-1 OPT and M-1 International Students
April 6, 2018
Immigration Status: A Relevant Consideration in Determining the Best Interests of a Child
April 2, 2018
Medical Deportations? With healthcare repatriations of immigrants increasing, the industry’s medical repatriations process is facing increased scrutiny.
January 30, 2018
Customs & Border Protection to Email Visa Waiver Entrants 10-Day Departure Warnings
January 24, 2018
IRS Issues Guidance for New Repatriation Tax
November 14, 2017
Raffle for a Green Card: The Diversity Visa Program
November 6, 2017
To Marry an Immigrant? Possible Financial Consequences: The Power of the Prenuptial Agreement and Ramifications of the Affidavit of Support
November 6, 2017
California Employers: Stuck Between Federal and State Form I-9 Laws. What is California’s AB 450?
October 23, 2017
NAFTA Termination and its Immigration Impact
September 11, 2017
School Districts, Undocumented Students, and Equal Access to Public K-12 Education
August 15, 2017
Ninth Circuit:  Employer’s Good Faith Reliance on HR Director is Not a Defense for Any I-9 Form Compliance Violations - Civil Penalty in the Hundreds of Thousands of Dollars
July 24, 2017
Immigration May Knock at Your Company’s Front Door Soon. What Do You Do?
July 18, 2017
Immigration Compliance Due Diligence is Essential to M&A Transactions
July 18, 2017
All Employers: Yet Again, USCIS Releases an Updated Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification
July 12, 2017
Panda Express Fined $400,000 for Form I-9 Compliance Violation
July 5, 2017
Venezuelan Asylum Applicants in the United States Double Amid Venezuela's Political and Economic Chaos
June 28, 2017
Criminal Attorney’s Ineffective Representation Results in Defendant’s Definite Deportation
May 13, 2016
What Is a Habeas Corpus Petition, and What Role Does It Play in Immigration?
May 12, 2016
Understanding the Risks of a Plea Bargain
May 6, 2016
Voluntary Departure vs. Deportation
April 21, 2016
What Types of Protection Can a U.S. Embassy or Consulate Provide?
March 15, 2016
What Happens When a Non-Citizen Is Accused of a Crime?
February 19, 2016
Man Convicted of Illegally Obtaining Citizenship Through Marriage Fraud
February 16, 2016
Form I-864 and the Role of the Sponsor
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