Author: bgetson

USCIS announced that an order issued by the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California vacated the “Strengthening the H-1B Nonimmigrant Visa Classification Program Interim Final Rule” (IFR). The Dec. 1 order prevents the IFR from taking effect, and also prevents DHS and...

President-elect Joe Biden indicated that he planned to use his first 100 days in office to take action on an immigration bill, roll back President Trump’s executive orders on the environment and send assistance to state and local governments....

Getson & Schatz successfully represented a foreign national in petitioning for EB-1A classification as an alien with extraordinary ability in sciences. The client was among the small percentage of researchers at the very top of the field of process analysis of polymer electrolyte membrane (PEM)...

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services today announced a final rule that will require a $10 non-refundable fee for each H-1B registration submitted by petitioning employers, once it implements the electronic registration system. The registration fee is part of an agency-wide effort to modernize and more...