Immigration Law

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Paget, Joel H.
Ryan, Swanson & Cleveland, PLLC

Immigration Law

Contact: Cox Smith Matthews Incorporated (San Antonio, Texas, USA)

The Obama Administration announced today that qualifying undocumented children and young adults may be eligible for relief from removal from the United States (U.S.). Grant of this benefit can be made affirmatively or in removal proceedings.

Read more: Did the Dreams of Undocumented Children Come True Today?

Authors: John E. Exner IV and Frida P. Glucoft at Mitchell Silberberg & Knupp LLP (Los Angeles, California, USA)

President Obama has just signed into law a bill granting Israeli citizens eligibility for E-2 Treaty Investor visa status in the United States. The E-2 visa is available to citizens of qualifying countries

Read more: New Investment Opportunities for Israeli Nationals

By: Oliver Morgan
Clarkslegal LLP (Reading, England)

The Government announced last week further changes to the Immigration Rules in response to the MAC recommendations made in their report on the ‘Limit on Tier 2 (General) for 2012/13 and Associated Policies’ published in February 2012.

Read more: Tier 2 Immigration Changes

Contact: Sofia Mirza; Fillmore Riley (Manitoba, Canda)

Citizenship law in Canada has gone through some significant changes over the last 65 years. As of January 1, 1947, Canadian citizenship laws allowed for Canadian citizenship status to be conferred on individuals

Read more: Citizenship and Immigration Canada Rolls Out New Citizenship Certificate

By: Frida P. Glucoft and Janice K. Luo
Mitchell Silberberg & Knupp LLP (Los Angeles, California, USA)

The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (“USCIS”) has increased its antifraud staff with contractor inspectors to perform thousands of on-site visits to U.S. companies

Read more: U.S. Employers Should Prepare for On-Site Visits by USCIS