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Senate immigration bill teeters as it tilts rightward Published: Jun 6, 2013 "The Senate immigration bill is poised to undergo a decidedly rightward shift in an attempt to attract more Republican votes, but that threatens to erode bipartisan consensus. Democratic and Republican authors of the bill have expressed a willingness to make changes and toughen the border security provisions as the sweeping immigration overhaul heads to
Immigration Measure Faces Test In Senate, Rival Bill In House Published: May 29, 2013 "Members of Congress are back in their home states this week for a Memorial Day recess. It's a chance to talk with constituents about what could become the year's biggest legislative story: the push on Capitol Hill to fix what Democrats and Republicans alike agree is a broken immigration system. A bill proposed by the Gang of Eight, a bipartisan group of
Trade NAFTA Management Consultant Approved Published: May 22, 2013 Our client is a Canadian citizen. She has more than 10 years of experience in the field of data analytics. A United States technology services company that provides professional and consulting services to renowned IT companies desires our client's services as a management consultant. The company wishes to assign our client to work with its clients to
CONDITIONAL PERMANENT RESIDENCY APPROVED FOR VISA WAIVER CLIENT Published: May 13, 2013 Our client is a native and citizen of Italy. She has previously been in the United States on a temporary basis as a J-1 exchange visitor, during which time she met and fell in love with her United States citizen husband. Our client was not subject to the 2-year foreign residency requirement for J-1 exchange visitors. The couple planned to get married in
Four immigration officials charged with bribery, fraud Published: May 10, 2013 "On Wednesday, federal prosecutors announced charges against Anders, Figueroa, Lovingood, Dominguez and a client of Lee's, Mirei Gia Hofmann. The current and former immigration officials were indicted Tuesday on charges including conspiracy, bribery, fraud and misuse of government seals. Hofmann faces a single count of immigration fraud." Click here for
Immigration Bill Faces Hundreds Of Amendments, Including On LGBT Rights Published: May 8, 2013 "Some of the potential pitfalls for the bipartisan Senate immigration reform bill came into focus on Tuesday when Judiciary Committee members filed 300 amendments, ranging from worker visa changes to the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people. The 18-member committee will begin discussion Thursday on those amendments to the so-called gang
U.S. think tank's immigration study draws conservative fire Published: May 7, 2013 "WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A leading U.S. think tank headed by former Republican Senator Jim DeMint drew fire from fellow conservatives Monday for concluding that the citizenship proposals in a sweeping immigration reform bill would cost taxpayers trillions. The clash underscored divisions within the Republican Party over bipartisan immigration legislation in
L-1A Function Manager Petition Approved, Abandonment of Permanent Residence Handled at Border Published: May 6, 2013 Our client is a Canadian citizen who is employed as the Senior Lead Hand of a Canadian company that fabricates specialty architectural features. He has more than 21 years of experience in manufacturing and welding, first as a welder, and then as a supervisor. His job duties require him to manage the welding and fitting operations at the company’s