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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: https://www.asian-americanchamber.org/eventscalendar/committee-calendar?task=view_event&event_id=222

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|

EB-5 Program expected to extend through September 30, 2016

Congress recently recommended an extension of the EB-5 program through September 30, 2016. The extension proposal is part of the 2016 omnibus spending bill, which is expected to pass this Friday, December 18. As a “clean extension” of the Regional Center Program, no changes would be made to the program until its end on […]

By | December 17th, 2015|Blog, Blog - Show All, Immigration News|

Trow & Rahal to Sponsor DC TechBreakfast

Andy Finkle will attend DC TechBreakfast this Wednesday, December 14. Trow & Rahal is proud to sponsor the event, where designers, developers, and entrepreneurs show-case information and learn from their peers. Learn more here: http://www.meetup.com/TechBreakfast/events/217911302/

By | December 14th, 2015|News|

In Brief: The Visa Waiver Program and new H.R. bill 158 proposal

The House of Representatives recently passed the Visa Waiver Program Improvement and Terrorist Prevention Act, H.R. 158, by a vote of 407-19. The bill would place additional restrictions on the Visa Waiver Program in an effort to improve domestic security.

What is the Visa Waiver Program?
The Visa Waiver Program (VWP) allows citizens of eligible countries to […]

EB-5 Due Diligence is a Must

It is increasingly evident that EB-5 investors investing in Regional Centers need to conduct financial due diligence on the project and its Regional Center. As the EB-5 program faces more criticism for using disproportionate funding in affluent areas, the Securities and Exchange Commission has become increasingly involved in investigating misspent funds.

This year alone the United […]

By | December 8th, 2015|Blog, Blog - Show All, Employment Visas, Immigration News|

The Twelve Days of (Immigration) Christmas

The holiday season is time for reflection on the immigration process and prospects for the coming year.  Much is in flux – immigration reform, mixed adjudication standards and so on.  But one thing we know for certain – the twelve days of Christmas are upon us.  With apologizes to carolers everywhere:

On the first day of […]

Steve Trow to speak at a webinar on Citizenship, Green Cards and Expatriation

Steve Trow will be speaking at a webinar on Citizenship, Green Cards and Expatriation on Thursday, November 12. To learn more, visit: http://www.bna.com/green-cards-expatriation-m57982059194/

By | November 9th, 2015|News|

Is uncertainty surrounding staying in the United States driving away highly educated foreign nationals?

An increasing number of foreign graduates from U.S. universities are electing to return to their home countries or elsewhere after completing their studies. These students have the potential to make great contributions in their relative STEM fields, but many do not want to face the uncertainty of obtaining an H-1B visa.

Vivek Wadhwa, a fellow at […]

Holly Hatton to attend the Annual Young Lawyers Summit

Holly Hatton is attending the 56th Annual Conference of Bar Presidents and the Annual Young Lawyers Summit in Wilmington, Delaware tomorrrow through Saturday. The conference brings local and specialty Bar Presidents and Presidents-Elect from all over the state of Maryland to exchange information and ideas. The Young Lawyers Summit also affords attendees an opportunity to participate […]

By | October 28th, 2015|News, Uncategorized|