Archive for March, 2012

SRW has Launched our New Blog –SRW Border Lawyers– on Border/Port-of-Entry Problems

3/30/2012 Written by SRW Lawyers

Serotte Reich Wilson proudly announces the launching of our new Blog-SRW Border Lawyers-which focuses on border-related U.S. immigration issues and provides insightful tips and solutions on navigating through port of entry problems. Please visit our new blog at www.srwborderlawyers.com.Read More >

The Consequences of a Criminal Conviction

3/30/2012 Written by Nevin F. Murchie

In the unfortunate event that a foreign national, whether in lawful permanent resident or non-immigrant status, is charged with a criminal offense, it is critical that he or she immediately consult a knowledgeable immigration lawyer about the possible implications a conviction may have on his or her immigration status. For example, you do not want [...]Read More >

Helpful Guidance for HR Managers on I-9, E-Verify and SSA No Match Letter Issues

3/22/2012 Written by Andrew M. Wilson

Below is a link to helpful guidance on non-discriminatory practices during the I-9 process, E-Verify, SSA no-match letters, pre-employment inquiries and other related issues. See: http://www.justice.gov/crt/about/osc/htm/techletters.phpRead More >

EB-2 Priority Dates for India and China Will Retrogress

3/20/2012 Written by Andrew M. Wilson

Charlie Oppenheim, Chief, Visa Control and Reporting at DOS, recently announced at a recent AILA conference that he will likely retrogress India and China-mainland born EB-2 priority dates to around August 2007. This is likely to happen within the next 1-2 months. He also commented that he expects that all EB-1 visas available in FY2012 [...]Read More >

SRW Attorney Nisha Fontaine’s Article on Non-Immigrant Waivers Published in Toronto Newspaper

3/16/2012 Written by SRW Lawyers

One of our associate attorneys, Nisha V. Fontaine, has published an article on Non-Immigrant Waivers in a local Toronto, Ontario, Canada newspaper – Weekly Times of India. An excerpt of the article follows: For many years, our law firm has been working with foreign nationals who share a common background: first attempted to immigrate to [...]Read More >