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Welcome to Kramer Levin's Business Immigration Post Blog


November 23, 2010  | Posted by Business Immigration | Permalink

Welcome to our regular column expressing thoughts on immigration law developments and policy issues. These posts are written just as a newspaper column would be: timely, informative, and we hope, thought-provoking. We hope you’ll share your reactions with us.

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June 15, 2015 | Posted by Business Immigration Group | Permalink
Ted Ruthizer comments to Law360 on the U.S. Supreme Court's decision in Kerry v. Din. read more
May 21, 2015 | Posted by Business Immigration Group | Permalink
Read about developments surrounding the USCIS suspension of premium processing of H-1B extension petitions and the implementation of the H-4 employment authorization regulations.
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February 25, 2015 | Posted by Business Immigration Group | Permalink
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services has authorized the availability of employment authorization for certain H-4 spouses, beginning May 26. read more
November 26, 2014 | Posted by Business Immigration Group | Permalink

President Obama Announces Executive Order on Immigration

On November 20, President Obama announced that he will be shortly issuing a sweeping Executive Order that will provide relief to a large number of undocumented immigrants and will also facilitate the hiring and retention of skilled workers. 

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October 14, 2014 | Posted by Business Immigration Group | Permalink
Significant Retrogression in EB-2 India Visa Availability Beginning in November

Visa availability in the long backlogged employment-based second preference (EB-2) category for Indian nationals has advanced significantly in recent months.  As of October 2014, for example, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is accepting and approving adjustment of status applications from Indian nationals with EB-2 priority dates of May 1, 2009 or earlier.  Although still a long time to wait, the May 2009 date represents a significant, and welcomed, jump ahead from backlogs of 2004 just a few months earlier.

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