Corporate Employment Based U.S. Immigration

I-9 / Immigration Penalties Increase August 2016

Immigration-related penalties will be increased for inflation effective August 1, 2016.  The new rules apply to violations occurring after November 2, 2015, and assessments issued after August 1, 2016 (previous penalty levels remain for penalties and assessments issued prior to that date). For I-9 paperwork violations, the penalty range will increase to a range between [...]

August 2016 Visa Bulletin Review

The U.S. Department of State’s August 2016 visa bulletin has been published.  Beginning August 1, 2016, EB-1 priority dates move back (“retrogress”) for: EB-1 – retrogresses to January 1, 2010, for nationals of India and China. The EB-1 category includes: (1) aliens of extraordinary ability, (2) outstanding professors or researchers, and (3) multinational managers and [...]

July 27th, 2016|E-1 & E-2 Treaty Investors, News|