Author: Rahim Dhanani

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COVID-19 and US immigration changes

The spread of the Covid-19 virus throughout the world has caused massive changes in the ways that people are living and conducting business.  US immigration is no exception.  Below are...

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Rahim Dhanani speaker at AILA Atlanta

Rahim Dhanani was a panelist at the American Immigration Lawyers Association Atlanta Chapter annual conference last week.

Atlanta Immigration Lawyer
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GeorgiaTrend Magazine 2018 Legal Elite in Immigration Law

I'm happy to announce that I was selected as a Legal Elite in Immigration Law by GeorgiaTrend Magazine.  This is the third year that I have been selected for the...

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InfoPass is ending

  InfoPass is ending. USCIS announced in an October 30, 2018 memorandum that it is replacing InfoPass with the Information Services Modernization Program. What is InfoPass? Currently, if you have questions...

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H-1B premium processing suspension extended and expanded

Several months ago, USCIS announced that it was suspending premium processing for 2019 H-1B cap petitions.  It also announced at the time that the suspension would last until September 10,...

Skilled immigrants
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How and why the US dominates the skilled immigrant market

In this Washington Post article columnist, Andrew Van Dam, provides some eye opening statistics on US immigration and how the United States has "Cornered the market for skilled immigrants".  Among the...

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USCIS policy memorandums add to immigration uncertainty

A couple of new USCIS policies will add more uncertainty and backlogs in the US immigration system.  The policies are based on two recent Policy Memorandums issued by USCIS.  One...

rfe statistics
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H-1B denial and request for evidence statistics

This recent article in Forbes magazine provides some very sobering statistics regarding the H-1B visa and increased requests for evidence (RFE) and denials.  Some noteworthy quotes from the article are...

new expiration rules for student visas
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New expiration of status rules for those in F, J and M status

On May 11, 2018 USCIS announced a new policy regarding the expiration of status for those in F (students), J (exchange visitors) and M (vocational students) status and their dependents. ...

Skilled immigrants
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News bites May 2018

Below are a few quick news items regarding immigration that may be relevant to you. Signature now required for delivery of secure USCIS documents USCIS will begin using the US...

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