The State of Oregon has passed SB 370 which, effective January 1, 2020,will require that employers notify their employees of any notice of inspection by a federal agency of the records, forms and other documentation associated with the verification of identify and eligibility to work in the U.S.
On Thursday, July 19, 2019, Maggio Kattar immigration attorney Meredith Jolie co-hosted the annual reception for alumni of the University at Buffalo School of Law.
Earlier this month, the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia allowed a lawsuit challenging DHS’s optional practical training (“OPT”) programs for F-1 international students to move forward.
The House of Representatives passed HR1044, Fairness for High Skilled Immigrants Act, on July 10, 2019. This bill proposes to change the allocation of immigrant visas both in the family and employment-based categories, which could mean less of a wait for an available immigrant visa number for individuals born in countries from which there is a high volume of immigration to the U.S..
A frequent question we receive (and a frequent issue that arises when travel occurs without notifying us and/or your program sponsor) is:
“Can a J-1 Exchange Student (and J-2 dependents, if applicable) travel outside the U.S.
Maggio Kattar Senior Attorney and Shareholder, Andy Finkle will be sharing his expertise with other attorneys on July 18, 2019 in the DC Bar CLE course “Advising Foreign Nationals on Starting a Business in the United States.”
Andy Finkle is a senior immigration attorney and shareholder with Maggio Kattar Nahajzer + Alexander P.C.
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- June 17, 2019
After a brief hiatus, the Social Security Administration (SSA) is again sending “No-Match” Letters to employers around the country. These letters advise employers that certain Social Security Numbers (SSN) provided by employees do not match the names of the individuals that SSA has on file for such numbers.
What to Say
- I do not wish to speak with you or answer your questions. I am exercising my constitutional right under the 5th Amendment of the United States Constitution to remain silent.
MAGGIO KATTAR’S POSITION ON RESPONSE TO STATEMENTS MADE BY POLITICIANS VIA SOCIAL MEDIA AND TELEVISION
Immigration in the United States has been a fundamental element in the United States’s principles, economy, and perception within the global community, therefore it is no surprise that so much emphasis has been focused, by the country’s lawmakers, on the content and application of the country’s immigration laws since its establishment.