May 30 – David Strashnoy will present The ABCs of Visa Acquisition at the 2017 NAFSA Annual Conference & Expo at 8:00 AM. May 31 – Kathy Grzegorek will chair a discussion on Employer Compliance and Document Retention for Employment of Foreign Nationals at 2:45 PM. Click here for the full event program.
The Fraud Detection and National Security unit (“FDNS”) at USCIS has launched a first wave of worksite inspections at EB-5 project sites across the country. FDNS, which has experience in inspecting US employers in the H and L visa context, is now charged with conducting random inspections at locations where ... Read More
February 7 – David Strashnoy will speak on the recent developments of the Trump travel ban at the Town Hall meeting hosted by Pars Equality Center, sponsored by IABA, LACBA, IALA, and AILA.
February 8 – Attorneys Kathy Grzegorek and David Strashnoy will speak at 5:00PM on the recent developments of President Trump’s travel ban at the California Institute of Technology. Click here for more info on the executive order.
UPDATE: Trump Travel Ban In Effect, Sowing Confusion Over Implementation and Prompting Legal Challenges Nationwide Updated 1/30/2017 In a major shift to U.S. visa policy, President Trump signed an Executive Order titled “Protecting the Nation from Terrorist Entry into the United States by Foreign Nationals” [full text] on January 27, ... Read More
February 24 – Lincoln Stone will present Hot Topics in EB-5 Practice at the EB-5 Summit in Los Angeles. Register here.
Numerous SGG attorneys will be speaking at the 2017 AILA annual conference in New Orleans, Louisiana. Click here for the full schedule of events. June 21, 2017 Heather Poole is the Discussion Leader for Family Immigration 101. June 22, 2017 Kathy Grzegorek will present Tricky LCA and PERM Issues for a Mobile ... Read More
Lincoln Stone and Michele Franchett will present Regional Center/Issuer Obstacles: What Lies Ahead in 2017, and The Investor’s Path to Success: A Roadmap to 2017, respectively at the 2017 Las Vegas EB-5 & Investment Immigration Convention.
As you consider options for immigrating to the United States, you may hear of the Employment Based Third Preference (EB-3) as a less expensive alternative to the EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program. The EB-3 category requires sponsorship by a U.S. employer for a full-time worker. The process for EB-3 immigration entails ... Read More