Category: General Immigration

  1. Norris McLaughlin Immigration Chair Ray Lahoud Visits China

    As part of Norris McLaughlin’s commitment to its global immigration practice, I was recently honored to travel to the People’s Republic of China for several days to conduct immigration seminars throughout Shanghai, meet with leaders in China’s manufacturing industry, and discuss tariffs and its impact on immigration with economic development and Chinese export officials, business leaders, and global investors. My intentions when embarking on this trip were to READ MORE READ MORE

  2. Government Shutdown Impact on Immigration

    Norris McLaughlin’s Immigration Group notes the impact of the partial government shutdown on the U.S. Immigration System as follows: Form I-9 and E-Verify E-Verify expired as a result of the government shutdown.  Employers will not have access to E-Verify to initiate new employee verifications, resolve non-confirmations, and verify employment authorization.  Until E-Verify is funded, employers must continue to verify employment eligibility through the Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Authorization, READ MORE READ MORE

  3. Legal Marijuana “Next Door” in Canada Off Limits Here in the United States

    Today, Canada became the second country in the world to legalize recreational marijuana use with the enactment of Canadian House Government Bill C-45. READ MORE

  4. Newark, New Jersey, Ranks First in the United States for Integration of New Immigrants

    In the first-ever comprehensive review of how each of the 100 largest U.S. cities for how each city welcomes immigrants, Newark, New Jersey, ranked first in its ability to integrate immigrant communities into the “fabric of American life.” The study, released by the bipartisan research and advocacy thinktank, New American Economy, found Newark to be a city that is “starting to rebound after years of job and READ MORE READ MORE

  5. New Jersey’s Immigrant Population Fifth-Largest in the United States

    New Jersey has the fifth-largest immigrant population in the country, behind California, Texas, New York, and Florida. READ MORE