Opposition to S. 386 – Fairness for High-Skilled Immigrants Act of 2019

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Fairness for High-Skilled Immigrants Act of 2019

Today we wrote Sen. Rick Scott and Sen. Marco Rubio, expressing our firm’s strong opposition to the passage of Senate Bill 386 – The Fairness for High-Skilled Immigrants Act of 2019. This Bill would effectively eliminate employment-based immigration from 194 of the world’s 195 countries for the next decade, destroying workforce diversity. How did we get here? Decades of immigration … Read More

New cutoff dates and retrogression in employment-based immigrant visas

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All employment based residency categories (Green Cards) have annual quotas on the amount of Green Cards issued in a year.  We are able to track the movement and availability of these categories through a monthly Visa Bulletin, which identifies a Priority Date.  The Priority date refers to the availability of a green card in specific categories.  Usually, priority dates for … Read More