Mike Hammond and Anthony Zarate will be attending the TechServe Executive Summit Nov 7th-9th. Mike will be speaking on Wed on a panel “Legal and Tax Compliance in a Work-from-Anywhere-World”. Mike will also be moderating a panel on Tues “Combating Candidate and Credentials Fraud in Tech Hiring” Anthony will be presenting a roundtable on employing… Continue reading TechServe Executive Summit
The USCIS has again extended the 60 day additional time to respond to certain USCIS notices dated through Jan 24, 2023. The additional times includes such common notices as RFE’s, NOID’s, and NOIR’s among others.
One of our senior attorneys, Matt Nierman will be attending the Staffing Industry Analyst Healthcare Summit in Houston this week. If you are in attendance, look for him.
Senior partner, Mike Hammond will be speaking at the Ohio AILA conference on Fri Oct 28th on the topic of Implications of Remote Workers on H-1b and Green Card matters.
Recently, two Congressional Reps., Maria Elvira Salazar, R-Fla., and Susie Lee, D-Nev. in a bi-partisan showing, introduced a Bill to address the long-wait times at US Consular posts for visas. Given the political realities of DC, it is unlikely that this bill will see much movement but, for people languishing in long lines, it is… Continue reading Bill to Address Visa Delays ?
HNM will be represented at the ITServe Synergy 2022 conference in Orlando Oct 27th-30th. Julieta Grinffiel, the managing attorney of our Dallas office will be speaking. If you are attending, make sure you stop by our booth to say hello.
The USCIS recently announced that they will extend the validity of expiring green cards to 24 mos. from 12 mos. when a person has filed an I-90 to renew. This extension is due to major processing delays in the processing of green card renewals.
The USCIS has announced a further expansion of premium processing for certain EB1 and EB2 NIW petitions already filed and pending. Check the date of your filing to see if you are now eligible to be upgraded.
If you are interested in healthcare and/or healthcare immigration, you should check out this Senate hearing on the topic.
As of Sept 7th, the USCIS has reported that all employment based immigrant visas (green cards) in the EB1 and EB2 categories allowed for FY 2022 have bene utilized. We will provide a further update when more news is available.
The American Immigration Council published new data regarding STEM workers in the U.S.