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H-1B Specialty Occupations

Reuben Seguritan   It is sometimes difficult to determine if an occupation is a specialty occupation that would qualify for an H-1B visa. It may be clearer for jobs in architecture, engineering, medical or health sciences, accounting, because obviously, to be an architect, you need to have a bachelor’s degree in architecture; to be an Read the full article…

Plan to end rule that allows spouses of H-1B holders to work is delayed
Supreme Court won’t hear Trump bid to end DACA program
DACA Bills Fail to Pass in Senate

By Reuben Seguritan   The Senate has failed to pass any of the four bills presented on the floor for a vote, three of which included a post-DACA plan for the Dreamers. On February 17, 2018, Senate failed to come to a consensus as to the fate of undocumented immigrants known as ‘Dreamers’. Their decision Read the full article…

Trump’s Immigration Plan Would Hurt Economy

By Reuben Seguritan     In his State of the Union address last January 30, President Trump unveiled his latest immigration framework that would ban possibly half a million people from entering the US annually.   The President called on Congress to immediately end the diversity visa lottery program and the fifty thousand (50,000) immigrant Read the full article…

Trump Says He Is Open to a Path to Citizenship for ‘Dreamers’
Lawful Admission Required to Adjust Status

By Reuben Seguritan     Many people strive to live and work in the United States. Some people are trying to escape the war or famine in their country. Others want to move to the United States because there are more opportunities here. Whatever the reason, moving to the United States is a very big Read the full article…

U.S. immigration operation targets 7-Eleven stores in 17 states
Minor Falsehoods Can Not be Basis for Citizenship Revocation

Reuben Seguritan     Intentionally concealing the truth or knowingly lying to an immigration officer or to any official in the US or on any document submitted could lead a US official to conclude that there was misrepresentation. If the US official finds that the applicant has given a false statement, this could lead to Read the full article…

From Offices to Disney World, Employers Brace for the Loss of an Immigrant Work Force