U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP)

The President recently suggested that due process does not apply to immigrants coming to the United States of America. The 14th Amendment states that: “No state shall make or enforce any law which shall abridge the privileges or immunities of citizens of the United States; nor shall any state deprive any person of life, liberty

Congress in 2015 tried to tackle new EB-5 reform legislation, but instead chose to extend the program without any changes until September 30, 2016. This was a result of an impasse on issues relating to increase in the capital threshold amount and the change in the metrics used to determine what is a (“TEA”) targeted

Since September 30, 2015 Congress has considered several immigration bills that would have completely overhauled the EB-5 program. All of us in the space, especially attorneys, had prepared ourselves for the inevitable change of the current EB-5 regulations. We all knew that the minimum capital threshold requirement would increase to $800,000. In addition, the targeted

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What will Congress do with the soon to expire EB-5 regional center program?

That is the question that most everyone in the EB-5 world is asking each other. Congress chose on September 30th of this year to “kick the proverbial can down the road” until December 11, 2015 with an interim extension of the current

Santa uses it to enter the US more quickly.  CBP offers Global Entry membership to pre-approved low-risk travelers.  This allows expedited clearance upon arrival to the U.S. for Santa as well as millions of good boys and girls.   Those returning from holiday visits outside of the U.S .are likely to be welcomed back with long,

Last week, the annual conference of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) became emotional over unaccompanied minors coming in unprecedented numbers to the US.  The Deputy Secretary of DHS,  Alejandro Mayorkas, followed prepared remarks with a Q&A.  He was asked what was being done to protect these children.  He paused and told the story about

With the year 2013 coming to a close and the holiday season here, many people may be planning trips outside the U.S.  If you are a nonimmigrant seeking readmission (or initial admission) to the U.S., you may be aware that paper I-94 Arrival/Departure Records are no longer in use at airports and sea ports of

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (“CBP”) began rolling-out its new automated Form I-94 process on April 30, 2013.  This means that non-immigrant international travelers no longer are required to fill out a paper Form I-94 Arrival/Departure Record when they arrive in the U.S.  Instead, the CBP gather travelers’ arrival/departure information automatically from their electronic travel