In response to inquiries from AILA (American Immigration Lawyers Association) regarding the ever lengthening processing delays for PWD’s (prevailing wage determinations), the DOL provided several reasons including: higher volume, impact of increased filings for H-2b cases, and the implementation of the new SOC codes which went into effect on July 1st. With respect to the… Continue reading DOL Processing Delays
Hammond Neal Moore partner Sherry Neal and senior associate Matthew Nierman will both be speaking at the Annual Conference of the American Immigration Lawyers Association held in New York City the week of June 13th.
Several HLG attorneys are in San Francisco attending the AILA Annual Conference. HLG partner, Phil Eichorn and Sr. attorney, Lisa Galvan will be speakers at this event.
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.
HLG partner, Mike Hammond will be a panelist on a webinar being presented by the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) entitled “Essential Compliance Issues for Employers-H-1B and the LCA” on Oct 28th.
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 !
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
The American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) issued a press release applauding the recently introduced Senate immigration bill.
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 !
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.
The American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) predicts the H-1b cap to be reached early next week based upon their tracking of burn rates and the historical trend of an increase in the rate of filings as the cap is close to being met. We will keep you updated as the USCIS provides information.