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Holly Hatton to speak at Millersville University about visa options for students April 8

Holly Hatton (Millersville University alumnus, 1999) will host a roundtable style discussion on Friday, April 8 from 2:00-4:00 PM designed to inform students about their visa options for working in the United States. To learn more, visit:

By | March 17th, 2016|News, Uncategorized|

No More Shadows of Doubt Casted on F-1 Rule Re: Extension of STEM OPT

Whether you follow the groundhog, Punxsutawney Phil or not, last month on Groundhog’s Day the little herbivore failed to see his shadow and an early Spring season was predicted.  This announcement was hopeful news for those of us still reeling from the blizzard that blanketed the District of Columbia metro area in late January this […]

By | March 9th, 2016|Blog, Blog - Show All, Student Visas|

Linda to speak at D.C. Bar’s panel on “Immigration Law Basics” April 7

Linda Rahal will be speaking at D.C. Bar’s panel on “Immigration Law Basics: Obtaining an Employment-Based Green Card” Thursday, April 7 from 6:00-8:10 PM at the D.C. Bar Conference Center. To learn more, visit:

By | March 8th, 2016|News|

What Do the Presidential Front-Runners Think?

Immigration has been a major subject of debate among politicians for decades. As a result, comprehensive immigration reform has been a pipe dream. As the election cycle plays out, Democrats and Republicans have become so polarized on this issue that it is nearly impossible to predict the likelihood of any reform.

According to a variety of […]

Holly Hatton is attending the American Turkish Council’s U.S.-Turkey Investment Partnership Summit

Holly Hatton is attending the American Turkish Council’s U.S.-Turkey Investment Partnership Summit today, February 24.

“The American-Turkish Council is excited to host the U.S.-Turkey Investment Partnership Summit. The day-long Summit will incorporate five energetic and dynamic roundtable discussions with top experts; a Luncheon featuring keynote remarks; and an exclusive Networking Reception. Already, the Summit has attracted […]

By | February 24th, 2016|News|

A New Trend: Executives Responsible for North America Region – Unintended Visa Consequences

Our CFO in Canada just got denied entry to the U.S.  What do we do?  This is a call that we seem to be getting more frequently from our Canadian corporate clients.   We have seen a recent trend where Canadian companies with U.S. operations reorganize and appoint C-level positions and executive positions responsible for the […]

By | February 19th, 2016|Blog, Employment Visas, Immigration News|

Linda Rahal is attending AILA’s 2016 Midwinter Conference

Linda is attending the Midwinter Conference today, January 21 through January 23. Learn more about the conference here:

By | January 21st, 2016|News|

Sarah Duckham, Andy Finkle, and Holly Hatton will attend the Immigration Leadership Luncheon

Holly, Andy, and Sarah will attend the Federal Bar Association Immigration Leadership Luncheon on Dual Nationality and Loss of Nationality (expatriation) tomorrow, January 13. Visit: to learn more.

By | January 12th, 2016|News|

Clarissa Upadhyay to attend AACC’s New Year Celebration and Network

On Wednesday, January 13, Clarissa will attend the Asian American Chamber of Commerce 2016 Happy New Year Celebration & Network with AACC Board Leadership. For more information, see:

By | January 11th, 2016|News|

The DHS may change its social media policy to vet visa applicants

Immigration officials have been prohibited from using social media to vet U.S. visa applicants for years due to privacy concerns. Reviewing an applicant’s social media platform(s) could help officials with their research, and the DHS has attempted to implement a social media review in the past. In 2014 alone, the Department of Homeland Security initiated […]

By | December 21st, 2015|Blog - Show All, Immigration News, U.S. Citizenship and Naturalization|