As the President pushes for meat-processing plants to re-open or stay open, the number of workers getting infected with Covid-19 continues to rise. Approximately 30% of workers at those plants are immigrants, some of whom [...]
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President Trump signed into effect a new executive order entitled “Suspension Of Entry Of Immigrants Who Present A Risk To The United States Labor Market During The Economic Recovery Following The 2019 Novel Coronavirus Outbreak”, [...]
As someone who grew up in New York City, I was always told that the Big Apple was the center of the universe. In this global world, it was always cool to think that I [...]
Coronavirus, as of March 15, 2020, is leading to mass implementation of “social distancing”, and at the same time life necessitates that people travel, which puts individuals at further risk of exposure. In order to [...]
Between the time I write this article and each one of you reads it, the information about Coronavirus will be different and its impact greater. Many of you may think what does the Coronavirus have [...]
Where does one begin explaining what people really need to know about the government’s new “Inadmissibility on Public Charge Grounds Final Rule”?SMA Law Firm2020-03-01T14:25:01-05:00
Part 1 – Explanations of the terms What is a Public Charge? The “public charge” inadmissibility test was established by law in 1883, allowing the federal government to deny a person a green card, an [...]
The holidays are here and another year is about to come and go, but 2019 has been the hardest year in half a century for immigrants. The current administration has denied visas at astronomically rising [...]
For the last five years, rumors swirled around the EB-5 about the program's uncertain future. Rumors included a discontinuance of the program or an increase in the investment amount. The program, which has generated billions [...]
The O-1 visa is a non-immigrant, or temporary work visa, which can last for up to three years at a time and has no limit on the number of extensions. Extraordinary ability visas encompass all [...]
On April 29th President Trump released a memo instructing the Attorney General and the Secretary of Homeland Security to formulate regulations that will further restrict our humanitarian asylum laws for those seeking asylum protection at [...]