Archive for September, 2012

Best Lawyers’ 2013

9/28/2012 Written by SRW Lawyers

SRW attorney, Andrew Wilson, was recently named in the Best Lawyers’ 2013 Buffalo Immigration Law “Lawyer of the Year”! Only a single lawyer in each practice area in each community is being honored as the “Lawyer of the Year”.Read More >

The Admissibility Review Office (ARO) Seeks to Implement Impractical/ Unworkable Policy for Those Canadian’s Requiring I-192 Waivers

9/26/2012 Written by SRW Lawyers

Until recently, Canadians with approved I-192 waivers for business (B-1) or pleasure (B-2) could also use these waivers to enter the United States for other non-immigrant purposes (TN, L-1, H-1B, O-1, F-1, J-1, etc.). Recently however, the Admissibility Review Office (ARO), which adjudicates these types of waiver applications, is seeking to require that Canadian applicants [...]Read More >

To File or Not to File: Is an Amended H-1B Petition Required When the Worksite Changes?

9/10/2012 Written by Andrew M. Wilson

Immigration law has become more art than science, more speculation than certainty. In many scenarios there is no “right” answer, no simple yes or no. Many times there are only conservative and aggressive approaches to a certain case. That lack of certainty makes attorneys uncomfortable, and employers who want to be compliant with the law [...]Read More >

USCIS Making H-1B Cap Petition Processing a Priority

9/5/2012 Written by Brian D. Zuccaro

In response to the growing concerns over the significant delays in the processing of H-1B FY 2013 cap petitions, USCIS has informed AILA that the agency “has made adjudication of these cases by October 1st a top priority by adding additional resources as available.” AILA InfoNet Doc. No. 12090443 (posted Sep. 4, 2012). H-1B FY [...]Read More >