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.
- Jan Pederson
- June 19, 2019
While every state varies in terms of population and demographics, each state is limited to a maximum of 30 waivers under the Conrad State 30 program that allows states to provide physician jobs that qualify for a waiver of the 2-year home residency rule of the J-1 visa.
- News and Events
- 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.
- June 10, 2019
- June 10, 2019