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New CBP Directive on Search of Electronic Devices and How to Ensure Ethical Responsibility Over Confidential Information

Details concerning CBP’s recently announced directive on its practice of searching electronic devices at U.S. ports of entry, and how attorneys can best ensure they are protecting their clientele’s privileged information.

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USCIS Validity Rule Change for Form I-693, Report of Medical Examination and Vaccination Record

An outline of what has been modified in evaluating a Form I-693 medical examination report’s validity and how forms submitted before and after the policy change are affected.

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TN Visa for Mexican and American Citizens - A Technical Writer's Success Story

A success story from our firm elucidating how an initially rejected petition for the TN Visa for Mexican and Canadian Citizens was triumphantly revised after a technical publications writer sought our help.

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USCIS's Changes to Unlawful Presence for Exchange Visitors and Students

Some considerations and tips for avoiding lasting consequences due to changes in the accrual of unlawful presence for F and M students and J exchange visitors.

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A More In-Depth Look at USCIS's New NTA Policy Memorandum

Here we take a look at some of the more minute details and effects of USCIS’s Notice to Appear (NTA) policy memorandum, as well as how it may work out in certain situations.

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New USCIS Policy on Issuance of Notices to Appear (NTAs)

A new USCIS memo has gone into effect modifying its policy pertaining to the issuance of Notices to Appear before an immigration judge, or NTAs, in response to certain applications and circumstances.

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USCIS Gives Answers on New Security Measures for Document Delivery

With concern to its new policies on the secure delivery of important documents, USCIS has provided some clarification as to what these changes will demand of those affected by them.

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USCIS Rescinds Deference to Prior Approvals in Deciding Visa Extensions

As of a new policy memorandum, USCIS will no longer simply defer to prior petition approvals when adjudicating subsequent requests for nonimmigrant visa extensions. This has already resulted in numerous complications, and all nonimmigrants interested in filing an extension of status should prepare themselves. 

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California: The Golden State Becomes a "Sanctuary State"

Of the emergent issues since the presidential campaign of 2016, the status of so-called sanctuary cities are among some of the most politically volatile. With the coming of 2018, California has taken the next incendiary step of becoming the country's first sanctuary state.

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Know Your Rights: Dealing with ICE

"Felons, not families," were words once used to describe America's platform confronting undocumented immigrants. Now it seems that just about anyone may be targeted. That is why, if you are a vulnerable immigrant within this nation, it is absolutely essential that you know your rights should you ever find yourself in a fateful encounter with ICE.

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The Pitfalls of Changing Status to the F-1 Student Visa

There are often cases in which a nonimmigrant in the U.S. decides that he or she wishes to attend school or enroll in an educational program and therefore change status from one nonimmigrant category to an  F-1 student visa. If the person is qualified, obtaining such a change of status should be simple enough. So why isn't it?

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