“Oppenheimer” and the whitewashing of Immigrant’s Contributions to the Success of the United States

2024-01-16T13:37:23-05:00

The new blockbuster “Oppenheimer” is epic and majestic and aesthetically brilliant and has a who’s-who cast of actors who took any part they could to be part of its legacy. It tells the story of the life of brilliant scientist Robert Oppenheimer, who directed the Los Alamos, New Mexico-based Manhattan Project, which led to […]

“Oppenheimer” and the whitewashing of Immigrant’s Contributions to the Success of the United States2024-01-16T13:37:23-05:00

Why the H-1B Visa cap Should be Eliminated

2024-01-16T13:42:49-05:00

Addressing the Mismatch: Eliminating the H-1B Cap to Meet Employer Demand for Employment-Based Visas in the US

The United States has long been a land of opportunity, attracting global talent and fostering innovation. However, the current system of employment-based visas falls short in meeting the increasing demand from employers. One particular visa category, the H-1B, has […]

Why the H-1B Visa cap Should be Eliminated2024-01-16T13:42:49-05:00

Asylum, the Border Crisis and Fixing the Process

2024-01-16T13:42:59-05:00

My first experience in immigration law came in my first summer clerkship while attending Georgetown Law Center, in the summer of 1999. A former immigrant myself, I had gone through several immigration processes to eventually become a US citizen at 14 years of age, but I had never experienced the sheer fear of going […]

Asylum, the Border Crisis and Fixing the Process2024-01-16T13:42:59-05:00

What Immigration Reform is and Why We Need It

2024-01-16T13:50:32-05:00

For as long as immigration has been a hot topic in politics, there has been one common conclusion that all people in the political spectrum agree on: The US immigration system does not work and needs to be overhauled. This article explores the requirements for immigration reform and highlights why it is crucial for […]

What Immigration Reform is and Why We Need It2024-01-16T13:50:32-05:00

The A to Z of US Immigration

2024-01-16T13:50:42-05:00

U.S. Immigration law is an alphabet soup of visa categories and concepts, and I thought it would be interesting to try to go from A to Z and see if I could come up with something for each letter. Here goes!

A: Alien – This is the term used for any foreign national involved in […]

The A to Z of US Immigration2024-01-16T13:50:42-05:00

Birthright Citizenship – It is time for a real overhaul of the system to reward those who follow the laws and punish those who don’t

2024-01-16T13:51:26-05:00

Immigration and Birthright Citizenship – What We Need to Do to Deal with It.

Let’s face it – this country is a disaster on so many fronts. The government finally woke up out of its century-and-a-half-long slumber to establish Juneteenth. Yes, slavery happened, and it lasted four centuries and this country was built on the […]

Birthright Citizenship – It is time for a real overhaul of the system to reward those who follow the laws and punish those who don’t2024-01-16T13:51:26-05:00

From US citizens to Personas Non Grata to US citizens again

2023-08-17T13:43:00-04:00

The Ortegas were all U.S. citizens, from the grandfather, Joaquin Sr., to his son, Joaquin Jr., and Jr.’s wife, Laura, and their three kids, including 17-year-old Joaquin III. What made this family unique was that they were all U.S. citizens, but they were all born in, and still living in, the Dominican Republic.

Joaquin Jr. […]

From US citizens to Personas Non Grata to US citizens again2023-08-17T13:43:00-04:00

Why “Rock Stars” Deserve Green Cards Too!

2024-01-02T11:42:07-05:00

The recent Super Bowl ad, which had the godfather of heavy metal, Ozzy Osbourne, and Paul Stanley, the face of glam rock, objecting to the use of the term “Rock Star” for non-music-related overachievers was proof positive of the modern-day ubiquity of the term to connote being at the top of your field.

In 2017, […]

Why “Rock Stars” Deserve Green Cards Too!2024-01-02T11:42:07-05:00

Tech layoffs mean massive foreign national casualties and abandoning the heart of Tech success

2024-01-02T11:38:57-05:00

Google recently laid off 12,000 U.S.-based workers, following a trend of other prominent US Tech companies that recently had massive layoffs.

The engine that drives these companies are the engineers and tech workers, and many of them are foreign nationals who are sponsored by the Googles of the world. Google simply downsizes/adjusts/streamlines (use whatever term […]

Tech layoffs mean massive foreign national casualties and abandoning the heart of Tech success2024-01-02T11:38:57-05:00

Get on board! The H-1B Visa roller coaster ride is here for US employers who need to hire foreign nationals with university degrees.

2024-01-02T12:00:03-05:00

The annual roller coaster ride, known as the H-1B visa application process, is about to go up the hill and come speeding down, with unknown twists and turns coming your way.

For the next eight weeks, employers are scrambling to decide whether to sponsor foreign nationals for professional positions, U.S. university grads from foreign countries are […]

Get on board! The H-1B Visa roller coaster ride is here for US employers who need to hire foreign nationals with university degrees.2024-01-02T12:00:03-05:00

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