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Client Alert: Visa and Passport Delays Expected to Continue Through Next Week

Mechelle Zarou

Mechelle Zarou

On June 12, 2015, the U.S. State Department’s Bureau of Consular Affairs (the “Bureau”) first announced that a hardware failure on June 9 had led to technical problems with overseas passport and visa systems. The hardware failure had halted the flow of security clearance requests from the overseas posts to the State Department’s Consular Consolidated Database (“CCD”). (more…)

When Is Paying an Honorarium Permissible?

Maria del Carmen Ramos

Maria del Carmen Ramos

Determining when is appropriate to pay an honorarium to a foreign national on a visitor’s visa often presents a conundrum. Our immigration system is nothing short of complicated with its alphabet soup of visas, but paying a foreign national also presents tax implications. (more…)