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Paralegal/Legal Assistant Job Opening


Paralegal/Legal Assistant Needed We are seeking a Paralegal with a minimum of 1 year of immigration experience to begin work July 1, 2016. Qualified candidate MUST posses: Great analytical and communication skills 1+ years experience in immigration law Fluency in French Excellent organizational skills Good research, and writing skills Ability to work in a fast […]

State Department Picks Up Pace to Bring in Syrian Refugees


The State Department is hoping to bring an average of nearly 1,500 Syrian refugees to the United States per month in order to meet President Obama’s target of settling 10,000 refugees in the country by September. Yet the settlement has provoked a significant backlash, mostly from Republicans, who argue it puts the U.S. at risk […]

H-1B Visa Cap Reached for 2017 Fiscal Year


USCIS announced today that it had reached the annual cap at 65,000.  The H-1B visa is for skilled guest workers.  USCIS stated that as of close of business on April 7, it had reached the mandated H-1B cap, meaning that it received more than 85,000 H-1B cap petitions within the first five business days of […]

Children in Immigration Proceedings: Self Representation or Federal Attorney?


Thousands of undocumented immigrants cross the border into the United States and willingly turn themselves into federal Customs and Border Patrol agents so they can apply for asylum.  The journey into this country is long and dangerous, especially for children under the age of eighteen who have no parents or guardians to protect them.  These […]