Dunbar Harder Makes Holidays Brighter for Local Children
Dec 8, 2016, 9:00 AM
This holiday season Dunbar Harder participated in the Trotter Family YMCA’s Annual Angel Tree Gift Giving Program. This program helps local area school children...
read more >>
Updated USCIS Processing Times
Oct 20, 2016, 9:00 AM
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has released updated processing time reports for service centers and field offices in the United States. The processing information current as of August 31, 2016. The updated processing times are available here.
read more >>
Preordering I-94 at Land Border
Oct 18, 2016, 9:00 PM
U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) now allow individuals planning to apply for admission to the U.S. at a land border to pre-order a Form I-94 record of admission and pay the applicable fee. This new benefit will be particularly useful for TN workers and Canadian L-1 workers who can pre-order Form I-94 admission records
read more >>
New Guidance on Recruitment Reports
Oct 12, 2016, 9:00 AM
The U.S. Department of Labor issued a new round of answers to frequently asked questions about the foreign alien labor certification (PERM) process. Round 13 of its Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) provides updated guidance on the required recruitment report that an employer must prepare during PERM. The recruitment report must contain the following: The total number of...
read more >>
Seminars: Kenneth J. Harder Speaks at AILA Conference in New York
Oct 12, 2016, 9:00 AM
On October 10, 2016, Kenneth Harder spoke at the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) Advanced Business and Removal Issues Conference in New York City on Interagency Communications. The seminar session addressed strategies for overcoming challenges associated with vague or imprecise policy and procedural issues when multiple government agencies have jurisdiction over various aspects of business immigration categories.
read more >>
USCIS Releases New Form N-400, Application for Naturalization
Oct 10, 2016, 9:00 AM
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) released a new edition of Form N-400, Application for Naturalization. This new form has an edition date of 9/29/16. Starting December 1, USCIS will no longer accept the 9/13/13 edition of the form and will only accept only the 9/29/16 and 3/26/16 editions. The new edition of the form
read more >>
Global Entry Program Expands
Oct 7, 2016, 9:00 AM
U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) announced nine airports which will soon have Global Entry kiosks. By April 13, 2017, travelers will be able to use Global Entry kiosks at the following airports:
read more >>
Liaison Activity: Kenneth J. Harder Meets U.S. Department of State
Oct 7, 2016, 9:00 AM
On October 6, 2016, Kenneth Harder attended the fall meeting with the U.S. Department of State in Washington, DC in his capacity as Vice Chair of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) DOS Liaison Committee. Topics discussed included policy guideline updates, J-1 Exchange Visitor issues, the Modernized Immigrant Visa pilot program, blanket L issues, Child Status Protection Act and the IV filing date chart, derivative citizenship, family-based first preference opt-out, nonimmigrant status after visa revocation, domestic abuse arrests, Mission Cuba, and Yemeni cases.
read more >>
New Form I-131A for Certain Permanent Resident Aliens
Oct 4, 2016, 9:00 AM
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced the creation of Form I-131A, Application for Travel Document (Carrier Documentation). This form was created to assist a lawful permanent resident (LPR) in obtaining a document...
read more >>
Online Form I-94 May Expedite Entry
Oct 3, 2016, 9:00 AM
U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) announced that international travelers entering the United States at a land port of entry may now apply and pay for their Form I-94, Admission Record, online up to one week before travelling. After applying and paying for the Form I-94, the traveler will receive a provisional Form I-94. The provisional Form I-94 must be used within 7 days to apply for admission to the United States at a land point of entry.
read more >>