H-1B Transfer Activity Will Be Unprecedented

2019-07-03T08:51:14-04:00

On May 1, prospective employers who sponsored H-1B visa candidates this year began to get receipt notices for US Masters Cap cases. In the month to follow, employers will find out the fate of the [...]

H-1B Transfer Activity Will Be Unprecedented2019-07-03T08:51:14-04:00

Why become a U.S. citizen?

2019-06-09T18:00:39-04:00

In my profession, I get asked this question a lot. SMA assists many people to get permanent residence in the U.S., either through company sponsorship, self-sponsorship (extraordinary ability) or through family petitions or asylum applications, [...]

Why become a U.S. citizen?2019-06-09T18:00:39-04:00

Immigration Status and Employment Laws in New York

2021-12-29T08:49:20-05:00

Foreign workers in the U.S. occupy every position from farmhand and dishwasher to engineer, doctor and CEO, and their visas and legal statuses also vary greatly. For the majority of the twelve-plus million undocumented immigrants, [...]

Immigration Status and Employment Laws in New York2021-12-29T08:49:20-05:00

“Outside-In Immigration”

2018-10-16T14:42:26-04:00

SMA Law Firm has its origins in Buenos Aires, Argentina, where its founder, Steve Maggi, set up shop in 2004 and started offering U.S. immigration legal assistance to people and companies from his native Argentina. [...]

“Outside-In Immigration”2018-10-16T14:42:26-04:00

USCIS Announces Alarming Changes in Immigration Petition Adjudications

2018-08-09T12:59:38-04:00

On July 13, 2018, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) posted a policy memorandum on its website, that provides guidance to USCIS adjudicators regarding their discretion to deny an application, petition, or request without first issuing [...]

USCIS Announces Alarming Changes in Immigration Petition Adjudications2018-08-09T12:59:38-04:00

How I Feel About President Trump’s (sh**thole) Comment

2018-01-13T10:22:57-05:00

Six years ago, I wrote my first ever blog, titled “U.S. Immigration Policy: Don’t give us your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to breathe free.”, discussing the trend towards an increasingly selective and [...]

How I Feel About President Trump’s (sh**thole) Comment2018-01-13T10:22:57-05:00

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