Delay in Premium Processing for H-1B Applications

Delay in Premium Processing for H-1B Applications for Lottery

Expect delays in premium processing for H-1B visa applications this year. With the annual H-1B lottery fast approaching on April 2 and the expected processing delays, your company should act now to prepare H-1B petitions for prospective candidates—if it hasn’t already. The Alcorn Immigration Law team knows what it takes to put together successful H-1B petitions. Moreover,…

Supreme Court Dashes Trump Effort to End DACA

Good News: Supreme Court Dashes Trump’s Effort to End DACA on March 5

The U.S. Supreme Court declined to hear the Trump administration’s appeal to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program on March 5. Sidestepping the federal court of appeals, the Trump administration petitioned the Supreme Court to overturn two federal court decisions that ordered the administration to maintain the DACA program by accepting renewal…

5 Things Employers Should Know Immigrant Employees Photo by Annie Spratt

5 Things Employers Should Know About Immigrant Employees Under Trump

Stepped up raids under the Trump administration has prompted uncertainty and fear among all immigrants—both legal and undocumented—as well as employers. Last month, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) served at least 77 Northern California businesses with notices to show hiring documents. Most recently, ICE conducted a five-day operation in Southern California. Officers conducted raids…