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USCIS releases a new version of Form I-9

Maria del Carmen Ramos

Maria del Carmen Ramos

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is at it again. On November 14, 2016, USCIS published a new Form I-9 for employers to begin using immediately for new hires or re-verifications. (more…)

What constitutes a Worksite for H-2B purposes?

Maria del Carmen Ramos

Maria del Carmen Ramos

The issue of multiple worksites presents a conundrum for many employers. (more…)

Plan Ahead: H-1B Season is Around the Corner

Maria del Carmen Ramos

Maria del Carmen Ramos

As a reminder to all U.S. employers, H-1B season is around the corner! United States Citizenship & Immigration Services (“USCIS”) will start accepting new H-1B petitions for fiscal year 2018 on Saturday, April 1, 2017. (more…)

DUI Arrests May Result in the Prudential Revocation of a Validly Issued Nonimmigrant Visa

Maria del Carmen Ramos

Maria del Carmen Ramos

Contrary to popular opinion, there are serious immigration consequences for nonimmigrants who are arrested for Driving Under the Influence (DUI) or a related offense. (more…)

Who is Eligible for Parole Under the International Entrepreneur Rule?

Maria del Carmen Ramos

Maria del Carmen Ramos

Last month, U.S. Immigration and Citizenship Services (USCIS) announced a proposed rule that would allow certain international entrepreneurs to enter the U.S. for a period of up to two years so that they could start or scale their businesses if granting such a stay would provide “significant public benefit through substantial and demonstrated potential for rapid business growth and job creation.” (more…)

Attorney Spotlight

Maria del Carmen Ramos, Partner, Handles all types of immigration matters for foreign nationals and large institutional clients, including routinely filing petitions for non-immigrant visas on behalf of employers, and advising and training employers on I-9 compliance.