October 2012

Bloomberg Businessweek reported that for those in favor of immigration reform, it might have been a relief that the presidential candidates spent more time describing how workers overseas are stealing American jobs than they did accusing foreign workers of stealing jobs right here in the...

The Hill.com reported that Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano said on Wednesday that more than 3,000 young illegal immigrants are applying for deferred deportation every day under the administration’s new immigration policy.About 200,000 young people in the country illegally have applied to defer their deportation...

The Huffington Post reported that nearly 4,600 young undocumented immigrants have been granted deferred action under the Obama administration, lifting their fears of being deported and allowing them to work legally, according to figures released by the Department of Homeland Security on Friday.The speed with...

The Washington Post reported that Immigration was a major issue in the presidential campaign when Republicans were battling one another for the party’s nomination. It’s still an issue, but not one that either candidate talks about much, except in front of Hispanic audiences.During the primaries,...

Getson & Schatz, P.C. represents many Universities throughout the United States who sponsor their researchers for EB-1B Outstanding Researcher Petitions.  We recently had an EB-1B petition approved for an individual conducting research in the academic field of organic synthesis and radio-labeling in order to develop new...

Reuters reported that a new study showing that immigrants founded one quarter of U.S. technology startup companies could fuel calls to relax immigration rules ahead of next month's U.S. presidential elections, where the economy and immigration are key issues.The study "America's New Immigrant Entrepreneurs: Then...