DOL Has Major Problems with iCert System

One of the first steps that must be completed for an employer to file for an H-2B visa is the submission of a labor certification application with the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL). Filers utilize the online iCert system and are generally able to file at midnight on...

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How Does a Government Shutdown Impact Immigration?

As of the date of publication, President Trump has refused to sign a bill that would fund the government because no bill has included funding for his desired border wall. As a result, many government agencies have been forced to shut down or furlough workers due to a...

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Why Can’t I Get a Driver’s License?

Once common complaint from many clients is their inability to get a driver’s license while certain petitions are pending with USCIS. Each state’s DMV is a little different. In Alabama, for instance, you may not even need an Alabama driver’s license if you have a valid...

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Johnstone Adams Ranked in 2019 “Best Law Firms”

Johnstone Adams LLC has been ranked in the 2019 U.S. News - Best Lawyers® "Best Law Firms" list regionally in 13 practice areas. Firms included in the 2019 "Best Law Firms" list are recognized for professional excellence with persistently impressive ratings from...

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Supreme Court Upholds Travel Ban Proclamation

Relying on the President's broad authority under 8 U.S.C. §1182(f) and 1185(a), the Supreme Court held the President lawfully exercised his discretionary powers under the law to suspend the entry of aliens into the United States. The Court's Opinion emphasizes the law...

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AG Sessions Announces DACA Is Being Rescinded

This morning, U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced that the U.S. Department of Homeland Security will begin to wind down the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. No new initial applications or related applications...

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