On January 1, 2013, new laws will take effect in North Carolina, Pennsylvania, and Tennessee, requiring employers to register for and use the otherwise voluntary federal E-Verify system, an online employment authorization verification tool administered by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security in cooperation with the Social Security Administration. In addition, Georgia and Virginia have enacted new E-Verify requirements that will take...Read More
The U.S. Department of State (DOS) has published the January 2013 Visa Bulletin. Priority cut-off dates for the most common employment-based categories are provided below.
Employment-based, first preference (EB-1):
Employment-based, second preference (EB-2):
The holiday season is a hectic time for international travel. Consulates are exceptionally busy due to the higher volume of visa applicants and office closures during home country and local holidays. We encourage corporate HR personnel, business travelers and foreign nationals to take proactive steps and plan ahead for visa issuance prior to travel.
Holiday closures should be noted for the following foreign consulates inside the United...Read More
Gibney, Anthony & Flaherty, LLP in collaboration with the University of Adelaide Northeast USA Alumni Network cordially invite you to join us for this informative seminar to be held on:
NEW DATE: Tuesday, December 11, 2012 6:30 - 8:30 pm
Cornell Club - New York | 6 East 44th Street | New York, NY 10017
Topics for Discussion:
During this one-hour presentation and Q&A session, the panel will explore selected issues in U.S....Read More
The U.S. Department of State (“DOS”) has published the December 2012 Visa Bulletin.
The priority cut-off date in the employment-based, second preference (EB-2) category for Chinese nationals advanced to October 22, 2007. However, the priority cut-off date for Indian nationals in the EB-2 category remains unchanged from last month, at September 1, 2004. Foreign nationals having a priority date before the established cut-off date are...Read More