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Beginning 10/1/17, USCIS will begin phasing in in-person interviews for employment-based adjustment of status applications (I-485 applications filed with/after I-140 petitions). Previously in-person interviews were waived for these applicants due to the thorough background checks they undergo and the low incidence of fraud in employment-based cases. The new interview requirement will apply even to multinational […]Continue reading

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HLG’s founder Brent Huddleston spoke last week at the 45th Annual Legal Issues in Museum Administration Conference, sharing solutions to immigration challenges facing some of the country’s top museums. We regularly counsel museums looking to hire world class talent, and Brent was honored to be able to share his experience. To learn more about the […]Continue reading

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In a flurry of memoranda and press releases issued right before and during the filing window for this year’s H-1B cap lottery, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services and the U.S. Department of Labor announced efforts to curtail perceived fraud and abuse in the H-1B program. On March 31, USCIS issued a policy memorandum clarifying that […]Continue reading

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