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May 26, 2017

Pennsylvania Immigration Resource Center Wins Green and Spiegel-Sponsored Pennsylvania Bar Association Pro Bono Award

The Pennsylvania Bar Association (PBA) has selected the York, PA based Pennsylvania Immigration Resource Center (PIRC) for the 2017 Immigratio...

May 24, 2017

GREEN AND SPIEGEL ATTORNEYS, JONATHAN GRODE AND MATTHEW GALATI NAMED 2017-2018 RISING STARS FOR BUSINESS IMMIGRATION

Matthew Galati and Jonathan A. Grode

Super Lawyers Magazine has selected U.S. Practice Director Jonathan Grode and Senior Associate Matthew Galati to the 2017-...

May 16, 2017

Department of State Drafts Emergency Regulations to Implement “extreme vetting” for Certain US Visa Applicants

In a Federal Register Notice published earlier this month, the U.S. Department of State (“DOS”) has requested emergency regulatory appr...

May 12, 2017

JONATHAN GRODE FEATURED AS GUEST SPEAKER AT USCIS NATURALIZATION CEREMONY AT ABINGTON HIGH SCHOOL

Jonathan A. Grode

On May 1st, U.S. Practice Director, Jonathan Grode was invited to be a guest speaker for the USCIS Naturalization Ceremony at Abington High School ...

May 10, 2017

Green and Spiegel’s Jonathan Grode Quoted in Forbes EB-5 Article

Jonathan A. Grode

U.S. Practice Director Jonathan Grode was quoted in a May 10th article featured in Forbes regarding the EB-5 immigrant investor prog...

May 8, 2017

Law Student Perspective: An Interview with AILA Member Jonathan Grode

In the interview below, published by the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA), Practice Director Jonathan Grode discusses his perso...

Apr 18, 2017

H-1B Update: Annual Cap Reached with Fewer Than Expected Numbers, President Trump to Commence Administrative Reforms

Jonathan A. Grode

The past few days has generated a flurry of news regarding the H-1B specialty occupation visa, including some interesting developments that surpris...

Apr 18, 2017

Senior Associate Matthew Galati Warns Employers of ICE in Virginia Lawyer

Senior Associate Attorney Matthew T. Galati authored “Springtime is Here, But Employers Still Need to be Mindful of ICE,” published in ...

Mar 31, 2017

Settlement Reached in Immigration Fraud and Racketeering Lawsuit

Practice Director Jonathan Grode assisted, along with Friends of Farmworkers, Inc. (FOF) and Langer, Grogan & Diver, P.C. in the just...

Mar 23, 2017

MATTHEW GALATI PARTICIPATES IN TEMPLE UNIVERSITY’S “THE DREAM IS NOW” PANEL DISCUSSION

On March 22, 2017, Senior Associate Matthew Galati participated in the film viewing and panel discussion "The Dream is Now" held at ...

Mar 23, 2017

Immigration in the Face of a New Administration Panel Discussion

Practice Director Jonathan Grode attended the ABA Section of Labor and Employment Law Midwinter Meeting today, in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. Jonathan...

Mar 16, 2017

Two Federal Courts Halt Second Trump Travel Ban

We reported earlier this month that President Trump had issued a revised “travel ban” Executive Order, which was scheduled to go into e...

Mar 7, 2017

TRUMP ISSUES NEW ‘TRAVEL BAN’ EXECUTIVE ORDER; EFFECTIVE MARCH 16, 2017

On March 6, 2017, President Trump issued an updated executive order “Protecting The Nation From Foreign Terrorist Entry Into The Un...

Mar 6, 2017

USCIS to Suspend Premium Processing for H-1B Petitions

Jonathan A. Grode

On Friday, March 3, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced that, effective April 3, 2017, it would suspend Premium Process...

Mar 3, 2017

Jonathan Grode Shares Immigration Compliance Expertise at AILA Philadelphia Conference

On March 3, U.S. Practice Director Jonathan Grode was featured on the “After the Approval: Emerging Issues in Immigration Compliance” p...

Mar 1, 2017

Client Alert: The H-1B Cap Crunch is Upon Us, Here are Your Key Dates

The Fiscal Year 2018 H-1B season is about to enter its “crunch time” – a perennial tradition where cap-subject employers must tim...

Feb 15, 2017

Matthew Galati Presents “Immigration Options for Music Professionals and Entrepreneurs” at Manhattan School of Music

Last week, Senior Associate Attorney Matthew T. Galati presented “Immigration Options for Music Professionals and Entrepreneurs” at the...

Feb 14, 2017

Jonathan Grode Featured in NBC 10 News Interview

Last week, U.S. Practice Director Jonathan Grode was interviewed by Philadelphia NBC affiliate WCAU Channel 10. Speaking with Journalist Lauren May...

Feb 7, 2017

Achieving the American Dream: Green and Spiegel Salutes the Work of Jonathan Grode in Overcoming the Trump Travel Ban for Syrian Family

Jonathan A. Grode

February 7, 2017- The Executive Order issued by the Trump Administration prohibiting certain nationals from entering the U.S. on their previously v...

Feb 6, 2017

Jonathan Grode Presents on Expected “Trumpian” Changes to U.S. Immigration

On January 26th U.S. Practice Director Jonathan Grode presented “The Future of Business Immigration: The Trumpian Effect” at One Penn C...