USCIS Issues Request For Evidence Challenging a Permanent Labor Certification
Our offices received a copy of a recent Request for Evidence (RFE) for a I-140 Immigrant Petition for Alien Workers that appears to signal a change in adjudication practices for the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS).
When a foreign national’s employer seeks to file an employment-based I-140 Immigrant Pe...
USCIS: “Cap-Gap” Work Authorization is Only Valid Through September 30
foreign nationals who currently have F-1 status with a pending H-1B petition on October 1, 2018 are at risk of accruing unlawful presence if they continue to work on or after October 1 because their “cap-gap” work authorization is only valid through September 30.
What is the Under current USCIS regulations, a...
CBP Releases Statement Regarding Canada’s Legalization of Marijuana and Crossing the Border
The United States Customs and Border Protection (CBP) on September 21, 2018 regarding Canada’s legalization of marijuana and crossing the border.
According the statement, Canada’s legalization of marijuana does not affect CBP’s enforcement of the laws of the United States regarding controlled substances. The sale, possessio...