Archive for June, 2013

L-1A Approved by USCIS California Service Center for Pakistani National

6/28/2013 Written by SRW Lawyers

Last month, our firm had submitted a detailed and comprehensive packet on behalf of our Client, a citizen of Pakistan, establishing his eligibility for L-1A status as an Executive for a New Office.  In Pakistan, our Client owns and operates a company with almost a dozen employees and handled managerial and executive duties on its [...]Read More >

USCIS Clarifies Requests for Evidence

6/27/2013 Written by SRW Lawyers

Roy Maurer, online editor/manager for the Society for Human Resource Management  (SHRM), recently published an article about a new USCIS memo on the proper usage of a Request for Evidence (RFE).  The new memo was issued in response to a 2007 policy memo on RFE usage that CIS believed had been misunderstood by USCIS adjudication [...]Read More >

Supreme Court Strikes Down Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA)

6/27/2013 Written by SRW Lawyers

The Supreme Court recently issued a decision striking down the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) as unconstitutional. This has a huge impact on immigration issues and should open the door for same sex couples to be treated equally under immigration law. AILA President Laura Lichter immediately commented by saying “Same sex bi-national couples have fought [...]Read More >

Happy Birthday DACA!

6/25/2013 Written by SRW Lawyers

One year ago, President Obama announced the DACA program from the steps of the White House Rose Garden marking a victory for thousands of undocumented immigrant youth. Over half a million young immigrants have come forward under DACA since the announcement.Read More >

Andrew Wilson Discussing Immigration Reform at the SHRM Annual Conference

6/6/2013 Written by SRW Lawyers

Andrew Wilson will be attending the upcoming SHRM Annual Conference in Chicago as part of the Global Expertise Panel. He will be attending panel meetings on the weekend starting on June 15th. He will also lead a Global Table Topic session in the Global Networking Lounge on Monday, June 17th from 12:30 to 1:30. The [...]Read More >