Hello, clients and friends of the firm.  Happy New Year!  It looks like 2018 will be another very interesting year for immigration lawyers. You may be getting questions about news reports regarding discussions within the Trump Administration of how to eliminate H-1B extensions beyond 6 years for individuals from China and India, who have a…

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After a short lull in immigration policy action, things are changing again. Last week the Trump Administration informed the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals that it would issue a new Executive Order (EO) on the travel/visa ban this week which will replace the initial EO and moot the 9th Circuit’s national temporary restraining order. The…

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Category: Immigration,

President Trump’s recent Executive Order 13769 (EO) on immigration caused tumult for many colleges and universities when it was implemented. With more than 20 lawsuits challenging the EO, on Feb. 9 the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a national temporary restraining order (TRO) granted by U.S. District Court in Washington state. While this is…

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