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COURTS FAVOR NURSES IN BREACH OF CONTRACT LAWSUITS

  The pandemic has aggravated the nursing shortage in the United States. Hospitals, nursing homes, and other healthcare facilities are desperate to remedy their staffing shortage and are once again turning to other countries for nurses, like the Philippines where 40% of current U.S. nurses are from.   Eager to work in the U.S., foreign Read the full article…

FILING EMPLOYMENT-BASED PETITIONS

By Reuben S. Seguritan To ensure that employment-based petitions (Form I-140) will not be rejected or delayed in their adjudication, the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has a question and answer guideline on how to prepare and file them. An I-140 petition is filed by an employer to classify an alien beneficiary as Read the full article…

Little-noticed spending bill provision could fix green card backlog
WHEN OUT-OF-STATUS RNS AND PTS MAY ADJUST STATUS

May a foreign registered nurse (RN) or physical therapist (PT) file for a green card while in the US if she has fallen out of status?   This common situation among foreign RNs and PTs arises from a variety of reasons. For instance, the tourist visa of the RN may have expired while waiting for Read the full article…

Democrats place all bets on third attempt to include immigration in economic bill
Democrats’ Plan to Overhaul Legal Immigration Focuses on Green Card Backlog
US Citizens at Birth

By Reuben Seguritan   When a child is born in the United States, he or she is a United States citizen at birth. If a child is born outside the United States, the child may also be a US citizen at birth, so long as at least one parent is a US citizen at the Read the full article…

DHS issues new arrest and deportation guidelines to immigration agents
After Setback, Democrats Vow to Push Ahead on Immigration Overhaul
Senate parliamentarian won’t allow citizenship pathway for immigrants in Democrats’ spending bill

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