AILA Annual Conference

The American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) will be holding its annual legal conference in New Orleans this week and 9 attorneys from HLG will be attending. HLG attorneys, Cadence Moore, Lisa Galvan and Dwight Myfelt will be speakers. We will be providing client specific updates after the event.

AILA update !

Last week five attorneys from HLG attended the American Immigration Lawyers Association annual conference in San Francisco. Over 4,000 immigration attorneys gathered over a period of 4 days to attend educational sessions. We are providing below key points that may be of interest to our business clients. Problems with the new electronic I-94 card system… Continue reading AILA update !

Summary of Senate CIR proposal released

The American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) today released an outline of the Senate CIR proposal. The actual text of the bill has not yet been released but, is expected to be released this week. The outline shows significant changes to the employment based permanent residency system including  measures that will help to reduce retrogression. The proposal also includes significant… Continue reading Summary of Senate CIR proposal released

More on brain drain !

If you are concerned about the brain drain occuring in the U.S. as a result of our immigration policy (or lack thereof), the Council on Foreign Relations ran an interesting blog piece earlier this month. Check it out and then take some action to communicate to Washington DC regarding your concerns.   The American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA)… Continue reading More on brain drain !

AILA Annual Conference

Several HLG attorneys and senior paralegals will be attending AILA’s Annual Immigration conference held this week in Nashville, Tenn. We will be providing a full summary to our clients next week.

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Regulation on Duplicate H-1b filings expected soon

It has been reported by the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) that the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) has cleared for publication an interim regulation titled “Petitions Filed on Behalf of H-1B Temporary Workers Subject to the Annual Numerical Limitation.” It is believed that this rule addresses the filing of duplicate petitions in the upcoming H-1B “lottery.”… Continue reading Regulation on Duplicate H-1b filings expected soon