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Jan 11, 2017

Green and Spiegel lawyers Karen Jensen and Jonathan Grode explain how to avoid stumbling blocks in acquiring TN status in the U.S.

Jonathan A. Grode

In the May 2013 issue of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) New Members’ Newsletter, Green & Spiegel U.S. lawyers Karen ...

Jan 4, 2017

The Israeli E-2 Visa is Finally Moving Forward

Matthew Galati

An important new source for foreign investment immigration is now about to take hold. News broke in the New Year that the Israeli government will f...

Dec 15, 2016

Business Immigration: Employers and Beneficiaries Familiarize Themselves with New Regulatory Changes Effective Jan. 17, 2017

Jonathan A. Grode

The Department of Homeland Security has issued new regulations  that will impact employers and foreign workers in many of the employment-based...

Dec 5, 2016

Green and Spiegel Attorney quoted in The Atlantic

Joshua H. Rolf

   Congrats are in order to Joshua Rolf, an associate at Green and Spiegel U.S., LLC in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania who shared his im...

Nov 30, 2016

U.S. CBP Now Requires EVUS Enrollments for Chinese National 10-Year Visa Holders Before Travelling to the U.S.

November 30, 2016 – On November 29, 2016, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) announced its implementation of the requirement for all in...

Nov 22, 2016

The Future of Marriage Equality in the Wake of the Trump Election

Calyn Arnold

Many in the LGBTQ community are understandably worried about the future of gay rights in the wake of Donald Trump’s victory in the president...

Nov 16, 2016

USCIS Publishes Revised Form I-9; New Version Mandatory Effective Jan. 22, 2017

Matthew Galati

USCIS published a new version of Form I-9 (11/14/2006 ed.), which includes new features for users completing the form on a computer. Empl...

Nov 9, 2016

What does a Trump Victory mean for Business Immigration?

Jonathan A. Grode

The results from the U.S. presidential election are in, and Donald Trump has eked out an electoral college victory that will send him to the White ...

Nov 7, 2016

Attention Chinese Visitor Visa Holders: EVUS System Launched for Early Enrollment, Becomes Mandatory on Nov. 29, 2016

By: Stephanie Sun Stating November 29th, nationals of the People’s Republic of China holding 10-year visitor visas (B1/B2, B1, and B2) will b...

Nov 7, 2016

Attention Employers – A New Form I-9 is Coming

Form I-9 is changing again, and U.S. employers need to take note. On August 25, the U.S. Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approved a new ...

Oct 25, 2016

Client Alert: DHS Finalizes Immigration Form Fee Increases – Changes Effective Dec. 23, 2016. Employers should strongly consider filing as early as possible

In a Federal Register Notice published on October 24th, the Department of Homeland Security has finalized filing fee increases for certai...

Oct 18, 2016

Jonathan Grode to assist the Purdue Foundry with J-1 Visa Entrepreneurial Program

Jonathan A. Grode

Purdue Research Foundation and the Indiana Department of Workforce Development (DWD) announced an agreement to support increased sta...

Sep 26, 2016

Diversity Visa Application Period Set to Open October 4, 2016

Matthew Galati

The U.S. Department of State has published in the federal register (81 FR 63841, 9/16/16) that the FY 2018 Diversity Immigrant Visa program will be...

Aug 26, 2016

Visa Backlog and Redeployment: Important issues for Investors and Agents

Matthew Galati

Senior Associate Attorney Matthew T. Galati co-authored “Visa Backlog and Redeployment: Important issues for Investors and Agents,” pub...

Aug 26, 2016

GAMECHANGER: USCIS Publishes Advance Version of Notice of Proposed Rulemaking for International Entrepreneurs

Matthew Galati

Today U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) published an advance copy of their proposed new regulatory rule that would allow certain in...

Aug 22, 2016

U.S. Department of State Issues Final Visa Bulletin of Fiscal Year; All Applicants Must Use “Final Action Dates” Charts for AOS Filing

Matthew Galati

Late last week the U.S. Department of State issued the Visa Bulletin for September 2016, the final visa bulletin of the fiscal year. The visa ...

Aug 5, 2016

U.S. Practice Director Jonathan Grode to present at ABA Annual Meeting in San Francisco, CA

Jonathan A. Grode

As part of the Labor and Employment Law Section proceedings at this week’s 2016 American Bar Association Annual Meeting in San Francisco, CA,...

Jul 20, 2016

Jonathan Grode Named ABA Labor and Employment Law Section Liaison to the American Bar Association Commission on Immigration

Jonathan A. Grode

We are very excited to announce that Jonathan Grode, U.S. Practice Director has been named liaison to the American Bar Association Commission on Im...

May 20, 2016

New Changes to Entry in Mexico for Visa Holders

As of May 18, 2016, any permanent resident or holder of a valid visa issued by the United States of America, Canada, United Kingdom, or any country...

May 20, 2016

DUI’s and Visa Revocation in the U.S

May 20, 2016 – The U.S. Department of State (DOS) Visa Office has recently instructed consular officers to revoke the visas of visa-holders f...