Category: Visas

  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. Ray Lahoud, Norris McLaughlin PA, NJ & NY Immigration Law Attorney

    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

  4. 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

  5. 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