Category: Visas

  1. Ray Lahoud Talks Immigration Law with New York Business Leaders and Innovators

    On Friday, I was honored to join a group of today’s business leaders and innovators at WeWork, who are shaping tomorrow, for a discussion on immigration. In a room nineteen floors above the rumbling of New York’s traffic with sushi in hand, two concerns quickly became central to our discussion: (1) the growing barrier of US businesses—small, mid, and large—to access to the global workforce; and (2) READ MORE READ MORE

  2. Immigration Q&A Session for Employers

    Raymond G. Lahoud, a Member with Norris McLaughlin, P.A., and Chair of its Immigration Practice Group, is pleased to present a complimentary Q&A session covering immigration issues.  Human resource professionals, business owners, compliance officers, administrators, and management at organizations and companies in every industry of every size are urged to attend.  Sushi will be served and topics to be discussed include: H-1B Visa, Workers in Specialty Occupations L-1 Visa, 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. Immigration Alert: USCIS Increases Premium Processing Fee

    US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has announced a nearly 15% fee increase for its premium processing service. READ MORE

  5. The Weekly Round-Up: Temporary Protected Status Extended for Somalis and Landscaping Companies Hit Hard by Visa Rules

    Temporary protected status extended for Somalis and landscaping companies are hit hard by Visa rules, making businesses, large and small, frustrated by this uncertainty in the availability of workers. READ MORE