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Merger and Compliance Issues: How to Ensure Success Post-Filing

September 5, 2014 Larrabee

If the downturn in the economy has taught us anything, it is that changes in the corporate landscape are inevitable. Corporate mergers and acquisitions are more prevalent now than in years past. Immigration practitioners need to understand the immigration consequences of such mergers and acquistions...

Managing Intermittent Foreign Employees in the I-9 Context

August 6, 2014 Larrabee

Author: Claudia Martorell    As business operations become more global in scope, it has become increasingly common for U.S. companies to sponsor foreign nationals for intermittent employment in the U.S.  Such assignments may occur in regular intervals or more sporadically, and may vary in duration from...

Consular Database Outage Impacts U.S. Passport and Visa Issuance

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The Department of State Bureau of Consular Affairs is currently experiencing technical problems with their passport/visa system.  Per the Department: This issue is worldwide and is not specific to any particular country, citizenship document, or visa category. We apologize to applicants who are experiencing delays or...

Online Case Management System New Feature

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Larrabee Albi Coker LLP (LAC) is pleased to announce a new feature of our online case management system that we hope will make your management of the immigration process a little bit easier.  Our online case management system now permits the direct upload of documents.  ...

USCIS Completes Its H-1B Cap Selection Process

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USCIS COMPLETES ITS H-1B CAP SELECTION PROCESS THIS NOTICE MAY BE RELEVANT TO COMPANIES WHO HAVE FILED H-1B CAP PETITIONS AND FOREIGN NATIONALS WHO HAVE HAD AN H-1B CAP PETITION FILED TO SPONSOR THEM FOR H-1B STATUS EFFECTIVE OCTOBER 1, 2014 The United States Citizenship and Immigration...