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August Visa Bulletin

The Department of State’s Office of Consular Affairs has released the August Visa Bulletin. Much like the July Bulletin, the August Bulletin has moved the priority dates forward for several EB categories. India EB-2, which moved forward almost four years from the June to the July Bulletin, has moved forward another 4 and a half months from September 1, 2008 to January 22, … more

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Colbert teams up with UFW over immigration.

Colbert teams up with UFW over immigration. http://www.businessweek.com/ap/financialnews/D9GRIOAO0.htm

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USCIS Finally Issues Official H-1B Cap Count for FY2011

Now that a full week has passed since the opening of the filing period for cap-subject H-1B visa petitions, USCIS has finally issued its first official tally of the number of filings received thus far toward the FY2011 H-1B visa cap. The immigration agency has announced that as of April 8, 2010, it has received a total of 19,100 H-1B … more

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Immigration Authorities Play Hardball; Possible Removal for Terror Attack Widow and Criminal Convictions for CBP Officer and Immigration Attorney

The conventional wisdom is that a Comprehensive Immigration Reform bill has no chance of passage unless Congress and the public are convinced that the Obama administration is serious about going after immigration violators. Perhaps that’s why the widow of a rabbi murdered in the Mumbai terrorist attacks finds herself subject to travel restrictions and possible removal after overusing her visitor’s visa by regularly … more

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