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Ninth Circuit Will Reconsider Whether Alcoholism is a Bar to Immigration Benefits

On October 12, 2016, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals voted to re-hear a case decided earlier this year, Ledezma-Cosino v. Lynch, No. 12-73289 (March 24, 2016). In the earlier decision, a three-judge panel of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals held… Read More
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Smart Border Crossings - How to Protect Yourself

Only U.S. citizens are guaranteed entry to the U.S. when applying to cross the border. For everyone else there is no guarantee, and noncitizens can be questioned about the purpose of their visit. Lawful permanent residents (green card holders) are in… Read More
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Proposed Parole for Entrepreneurs: Not For Most Small Businesses

USCIS published a Proposed Rule on August 31, 2016 which would grant parole to “entrepreneurs of start-up entities.” Parole allows entry into the United States without obtaining a visa, and potentially could simplify the immigration experience fo… Read More
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Equestrian industry feeling the impact of H-2B visa changes

Beginning in 2015, the equestrian industry has been jolted by changes to the H-2B temporary visa program. Competition stables and farms used to rely on the H-2B visa for their foreign workers during competition season: grooms, riders, and other tempo… Read More
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