Monthly Archives: February 2010

GET STARTED EARLY!

Now that the Department of Labor has centralized Prevailing Wage Determinations using its iCERT program, the wait is much longer than when state agencies made the determinations.  Lawyers are reporting about a six week wait for prevailing wage determinations.  Of … Continue reading

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INVESTING FOR A GREEN CARD

The following is not legal advice.  Please contact a qualified immigration lawyer for specific advice pertaining to your unique legal matter. We have been getting many inquiries lately about the EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program.  This is an attractive option for … Continue reading

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TIME TO PLAN FOR FY 2011 CAP-SUBJECT H-1Bs

April 1, 2010 is the first day the USCIS will accept cap-subject H-1B petitions for FY-2011 where workers can begin employment on October 1, 2010 the first day of the USCIS fiscal year.  A couple of things worth keeping in … Continue reading

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ICE RECOGNIZES NEED FOR CHANGE

According to an article on law.com, assistant secretary of homeland security for US ICE, John Morton, acknowledges that the current detention system needs improvement  and vows to move the agency in the right direction. Deficient medical care for immigrants sometimes … Continue reading

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VISA BULLETIN FOR MARCH 2010

The March 2010 Visa Bulletin is now available. Please visit our firm’s websites at www.immigrantconnect.com and www.americaninvestorvisa.com.

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ICERT PORTAL IS DOWN (2/1/2010)

For the past few hours the iCERT Portal has not been functioning.  Until it is again operational, employers or their attorneys will be unable to file LCAs for H-1B petitions or prevailing wage requests. Please visit our firm’s websites at … Continue reading

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