Monthly Archives: March 2011
Tomorrow April 1, 2011 marks the first day USCIS will begin accepting H-1B petitions for Year 2012. Remember these visas are numerically capped and if you are interested in filing paperwork on behalf of a potential employee it is best to file early!
E-Verify is an online tool that allows workers to check their own employment eligibility status before formally seeking employment. Beginning March 21, 2011 the E-Verify Self Check service will be available to users who maintain an address and are physically … Continue reading
Today at 1:00PM hundreds of people gathered in Florida’s capital to rally against the proposed immigration bill. The rally was organized by the Florida Immigrant Coalition and held at 404 South Monroe Street in Tallahassee.
USCIS Special Update as of March 11, 2011: Relief for Japanese and Other Nationals from the Pacific Stranded due to the Earthquakes and Tsunami
This advisory is for Japanese and other foreign nationals from the Pacific stranded in the United States due to the earthquakes and tsunami devastation: If you have exceeded or are about to exceed your authorized stay in the U.S. you … Continue reading
Twenty years ago, a small group of Haitian women assembled for a chita koze — a Creole term for a sit-and-talk session —to discuss the challenges for newly arrived Haitian women and their families to South Florida. When they took … Continue reading
Last Thursday, in Tallahassee, the Florida House Judiciary Committee approved an immigration bill. The new Florida immigration reform plan would require police to check the immigration status of a person who is under arrest or is the subject of a … Continue reading
A year ago today one of my client’s wished me Happy Women’s Day. I was surprised as I had never before heard of International Women’s Day. Today is a very special day as it marks the 100th Anniversary and I thought I would share … Continue reading
USCIS announced as of April 1, 2011 Change of Address Forms should be mailed to the new filing location at: DHS/USCIS Harrisonburg File Storage Facility Attn: AR-11 1344 Pleasants Drive Harrisonburg, VA 22801 Change of address forms mailed to … Continue reading