July 31, 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.

H-1B practice pointer: What is the Labor Condition Application?

To sponsor a foreign national worker for H-1B visa status, the H-1B employer must first submit a Labor Condition Application to the U.S. Department of Labor. So, what exactly is a Labor Condition Application?—Jason Gerrol 

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Now that your vacation is over, don’t forget to check your I-94

When unpacking from a trip abroad, make sure you take a moment to check the status and expiration date listed on your electronic I-94 document.—Courtney H. New

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I-539s no longer receiving “courtesy” premium processing with I-129 petitions

A dependent spouse or child’s I-539 application to extend non-immigrant status will no longer be adjudicated with a premium processed I-129 petition for extension of the principal’s non-immigrant status.—Mary-Benham B. Nygren

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