Travel Ban Waiver Criterion Receive Scrutiny After Supreme Court Upholds Visa Ban

Travel Ban Waiver Criterion Receive Scrutiny After Supreme Court Upholds Visa Ban By Ameer Shaikh On September 24, 2017, President Trump announced Presidential Proclamation 9645, commonly known as the third version of the “Muslim Ban” or “Travel Ban.” In it, nationals from Chad, Iran, Libya, North Korea, Venezuela, Yemen, and Somalia were restricted from traveling to…

Company Acquisition Strategies for a Smooth Transition

Company Acquisition Strategies for a Smooth Transition There are many ways to grow your business. One is organically, simply by reaching more customers, selling more products, increasing your profits. Another is by acquiring other businesses. This second option can be incredibly impactful, but it’s seldom without its challenges. From integrating financial systems to synthesizing disparate…

Kalpana Peddibhotla recognized as Public Interest Attorney of Year for 2012

Kalpana Peddibhotla recognized as Public Interest Attorney of Year for 2012 The NASABA Public Interest Awards honors that attorney who shows undying commitment to public service of the South Asian community and community at large. Criteria include: interesting and innovative models of practice and representation; contributions to the public interest legal field; representation of individuals or organizations…

Premium Processing Suspended for Almost All H-1B Petitions Filed at The California And Vermont Service Centers Until February 2019

Premium Processing Suspended for Almost All H-1B Petitions Filed at The California And Vermont Service Centers Until February 2019 By: Roujin Mozaffarimehr The USCIS announced on August 28th, 2018 that, beginning on September 11, 2018, premium processing will be suspended for all H-1B petitions filed at Both California and Vermont Service Centers (excluding cap-exempt filings). This suspension is…

September 2018 Visa Bulletin Update – EB-1 Retrogression & Employment Based Adjustments Can Only Use Final Action Dates

September 2018 Visa Bulletin Update – EB-1 Retrogression & Employment Based Adjustments Can Only Use Final Action Dates The Visa Bulletin began showing a retrogression for the Employment Based First Preference Category (EB-1) back in the August 2018 Visa Bulletin with a final action date of 2012 for China and India, and 2016 for all…