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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:

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|

Third Country Nationals: You Don’t Have to Go Home to Get Your Visa, Maybe

Generally, there is no better place to apply for a nonimmigrant visa than in a foreign national’s home country. Sometimes, however, one wants to avoid traveling to his/her home country for a variety of reasons. In those situations, processing a nonimmigrant visa application in Canada or Mexico is an option. Third Country Nationals, or TCNs, […]

Linda Rahal to attend Women Who Mean Business

Tomorrow, Linda will attend Women Who Mean Business, an annual event recognizing the region’s most influential women. See more information here:

By | October 14th, 2015|News, Uncategorized|

I want a green card

I want a green card. This is the statement I hear most frequently from potential clients. A green card (or lawful U.S. permanent residence) means the ability to live and work permanently in the U.S. It is an important goal for many people who have struggled with the confusion of a temporary visa process and […]

By | July 31st, 2015|Blog, Immigration News|

Holly Hatton to attend the AILA Global Immigration Forum

Holly will attend the 2015 AILA Global Conference on Wednesday, June 17, where ethics, best practices, and global immigration policy management will be covered. To learn more about the event, visit:

By | June 15th, 2015|News, Uncategorized|

Sarah Duckham and Andy Finkle to attend AILA National Conference

Sarah and Andy will attend AILA’s 2015 Annual Conference at the National Harbor from June 17-20. For more information about the conference, see:

By | June 12th, 2015|News|

Holly Hatton to speak at Millersville University’s International Education Dinner

On April 20, 20 Holly will be the keynote speaker at Millersville University’s International Education Dinner.  Holly will speak on the importance of international education, study abroad and foreign language in the global community.  Holly plans to facilitate a roundtable discussion on international student and scholar immigration issues, including work and travel options and pathways […]

By | April 13th, 2015|News|