Posts by miriam

DACA: CURRENT STATUS AND OPTIONS

March 2, 2017. As of this writing, the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program is still available and the government is still accepting and approving DACA initial and renewal applications. On February 20, 2017 the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) released a memorandum   and Frequently Asked Questions implementing the president’s recent immigration...

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NAS Report Finds Immigration a Win for the U.S. Economy

The American Immigration Council released the following information on September 21, 2016. I thought it was worth sharing. September 21, 2016 Washington D.C. – Today, the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (NAS) released a new report, The Economic and Fiscal Consequences of Immigration, which takes a comprehensive look at the fiscal and...

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Legal Considerations in Hiring Employees

Questions to Avoid During Interviews In conducting pre-employment interviews, it is important to keep in mind that all inquiries should be limited to job-related information. Questions which seek out information as to gender, pregnancy, race, sexual orientation, natural origin, age or disability need to be avoided. There are multiple sources available on the...

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Treaty Trader/Investor Visas

Not long ago a good friend asked me about the immigration process for people who have money to invest in the United States, and/or who are directing an investment. There are E visas available for people with capital to invest in the United States. However, a mandatory prerequisite to an E visa is a treaty between the United States for trade or commerce. Only...

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