Posts by Norris McLaughlin, P.A.

  1. To Reverify or Not: Form I-9 and Lawful Permanent Residents

    On Friday, May 15, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) issued a notice clarifying to employers that they cannot reverify Lawful Permanent Residents (LPRs) who presented evidence of permanent residence status that was unexpired at the time of the employee’s initial Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification, regardless of later expiration. While employers were never required to reverify LPRs, there has long lacked specific instruction on this, leading many READ MORE READ MORE

  2. Bar on Certain F and J International Students Effective Noon Today

    At noon today, June 1, 2020, a ban on the entry into the United States of certain citizens and nationals of China took effect in accordance with a Proclamation President Trump signed on Friday, May 29, 2020. The Proclamation prevents certain Chinese nationals associated with entities in China that implement or support China’s “military-civil fusion strategy” from using entering the United States under the F or J nonimmigrant READ MORE READ MORE

  3. State Department Issues Urgent Warning for Americans Traveling to Venezuela

    Blogs > Immigration Law Blog Following the Trump Administration’s recognition of Juan Guaido as the rightful leader of Venezuela, the State Department issued an urgent travel advisory to all Americans who are in Venezuela or plan to travel to Venezuela, warning that the “U.S. government has limited ability to provide emergency services to U.S. citizens in Venezuela due to extremely limited infrastructure and poor security conditions.” The READ MORE READ MORE

  4. Ray Lahoud Featured on the PBS39 News Report

    Blogs > Immigration Law Blog Raymond G. Lahoud, a Member of law firm Norris McLaughlin, P.A., and Chair of its Immigration Practice Group, was featured on the PBS39 News Report “Domestic Abuse Survivors Face Uncertain Future as Government Shutdown Drags On,” which aired on January 17. The report features interviews with both Lahoud and with faculty at Turning Point of Lehigh Valley, a