USCIS must accept new DACA applications in the 4th Circuit

USCIS must accept new DACA application in the 4th Circuit and may accept those  filed in all other circuits.  Historically, USCIS rescinded DACA.  The U.S. Supreme Court vacated the rescission and restored DACA to pre-rescission status.  IBLF recommended new DACA  applications.  USCIS then denied new DACA applications. Last week, Maryland District Court stopped USCIS from denying new DACA applications and …

Trump administration reverses course on foreign student ban

The Trump administration has reversed course over a new rule that would have banned some international students from studying in the U.S. this fall. The measure would have required international students to transfer schools or leave the country if their colleges hold classes entirely online because of the coronavirus pandemic. U.S. District Judge Allison Burroughs in Massachusetts said Harvard University and …

H-1B Statutes Are Carefully Crafted to Be Misleading to the Casual Reader

The H-1B statutes are lobbyist-written and carefully crafted to be misleading to the casual reader. The “prevailing wage” is one area where there has been great confusion; in particular H-1B wage levels. The H-1B wage or skill levels are entirely a bureaucratic creation that have no relation to the job market. The article published in the journal The Immigration Post, …

IBLF during the Pandemic

While our office is closed in accordance with the recommendation of government officials, we are still receiving and processing mail, email, and conducting video and telephone consultations and meetings.  By special arrangement, we can receive documentation that cannot be mailed to our office.  Please call if you have any such special requests