Immigration Insights

June 25, 2019

NP Immigration Blog

Author(s): Jason Gerrol, Courtney H. New, Mary-Benham B. Nygren

Employers are facing an ever-changing and increasingly unpredictable immigration landscape. You can rely on Nixon Peabody to analyze all the latest developments in this active area of law, and deliver the guidance you need on a variety of immigration issues.

UK immigration changes post-Brexit

Post-Brexit changes in UK immigration policy have the potential to put U.S. applicants on more equal footing with applicants from the EU.—Oliver O'Sullivan

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Make sure you have the proper documentation to re-enter the U.S. after international travel

Foreign nationals should review their U.S. immigration documentation prior to departing the U.S. to ensure that they will be able to re-enter the U.S. without any difficulties or delays.—Courtney H. New

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U.S. visa applicants now required to disclose social media platforms, among other information, on visa application forms

Applicants for a U.S. non-immigrant or immigrant visa will now be required to disclose all social media user name(s) used within the previous five years, among other information, as part of the visa application process.—Jason Gerrol 

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Premium Processing available for all H-1B cap-subject petitions

On June 10, 2019, USCIS will begin accepting premium processing requests for all H-1B cap-subject petitions selected in the Fiscal Year 2020 H-1B lottery.—Mary-Benham Nygren

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