News Updates

Temporary Visas

November 11, 2014 Larrabee

LAC provides our clients clear, accurate, and timely legal guidance that supports their business hiring decisions. We are able to anticipate potential problems and gaps in the process, thereby building and maintaining the immigration bridge between your business' goals and employees' needs. This allows employers...

Immigration Compliance

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Larrabee Albi Coker LLP is a specialty law firm engaged exclusively in the practice of United States Immigration and Nationality Law. The Firm is a nationally-recognized leader in the field of employment-based immigration. It is well-respected for its extensive substantive knowledge of immigration law, as...

Comprehensive Immigration Reform Passes the Senate!

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On Thursday, June 27, 2013 the United States Senate passed S. 744, the "Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act," (Comprehensive Immigration Reform) with a vote of 68-32. With the passage of this bill, the Senate has moved the United States in the direction...

Trusted Traveler Programs Can Reduce Your Travel Stress

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If you are a frequent international traveler, you may benefit from enrollment in one of U.S. Customs and Border Protection's Trusted Traveler programs. The Trusted Traveler programs allow CBP to pre-screen the traveler resulting in expedited admission for the traveler and allowing CBP to focus...

Lottery Completed – 172,000 H-1B Petitions Received

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SCIS Announces 172,000 Cap Subject H-1B Petitions were received in the first week filing was permitted.  Lottery Completed. Cases selected in the lottery:  LAC will forward the receipt notice for any petitions selected in the lottery to the employee (via the employer) as soon as it...

USCIS will begin accepting H-1B petitions for the 2015

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April 1, 2014 marks the opening date of the filing window for H-1B petitions seeking a FY2015 cap or quota number.  USCIS will begin accepting H-1B petitions for the 2015 H-1B cap starting Tuesday, April 1, 2014. The H-1B quota limitations are as follows: Regular cap (Bachelor's...