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Latest Travel Ban Issued in April, 2020, by Lawmaks

The Real Purpose & Effect of the Latest Travel Ban Issued in April, 2020 At 11:59 pm, eastern daylight time on April 23, 2020, President Trump’s latest Travel Ban went into effect, substantially limiting entry into the United States. This latest Presidential Proclamation is intended to reduce the risk of exposure to COVID-19 caused by […]

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USCIS, by Lawmaks

On February 21st, 2020, the U.S Supreme Court allowed the Trump administration’s public charge regulation to take effect in all 50 states. The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) started to abide by this rule as of February 24th, 2020.  This regulation, which is now grounds for inadmissibility will be enforced for anyone who may […]

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EB-5 Alert: Major Change to Processing of EB-5 Petitions, by Lawmaks

On 1/29/2020 USCIS announced changing its processing protocol for EB-5 processing which translates to good news for some countries such as Pakistan, Ethiopia and Egypt. Currently the operational approach is on a “first-in, first out” basis, where the applications are reviewed based on when each petition is filed. However, as of March 31, 2020, this […]

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Dr. Kasra Moderating NYC Bar Jan 15, 2020, by Lawmaks

Iranian Sanctions: Trends in Compliance and Enforcement Wednesday, January 15, 2020 | 6:30 pm – 8:10 pm Prefer to view the live webcast? Please CLICK HERE. Program Fee:Free for City Bar & Co-Sponsoring Members | $50 for Nonmembers CLE Credit:New York: 1.5 Professional PracticeNew Jersey: 1.9 GeneralCalifornia: 1.5 GeneralPennsylvania: 1.5 GeneralConnecticut: Available to Licensed Attorneys This […]

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E-1 / E-2 Visas affected, by Lawmaks

Department of State continues to tighten regulations with respect to Iran, further hindering issuance of visas to Iranian nationals: E-1 / E-2 Visas affected U.S. Department of State (DOS) published the following: 1. Diplomatic relations with Iran were severed on April 7, 1980. 2. With certain exceptions pertaining to personal communications, humanitarian assistance, information exchange, […]

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E-1 / E-2 Visas news, by Lawmaks

Department of State continues to tighten regulations with respect to Iran, further hindering issuance of visas to Iranian nationals: E-1 / E-2 Visas affected On August 6, 2019, U.S. Department of State (DOS) published the following: 1. Diplomatic relations with Iran were severed on April 7, 1980. 2. With certain exceptions pertaining to personal communications, […]

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EB-5 Changes Are Here, by Lawmaks

EB-5 Changes Are Here: Final Rule Published on July 24, 2019 After two and a half years of anticipation, OMB’s (U.S. Office of Management and Budget) proposed rules for Modernization Regulation RIN-1615AC07, was sent for publication several days ago. Everyone in the EB-5 industry pondered why it is taking so long for the rule to […]

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Our latest Visa Waiver, by Lawmaks

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Our recent successful Waiver from the Travel Ban, by Lawmaks

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New York City Bar event on Travel Ban, by Lawmaks

https://www2.nycbar.org/htmlemail/44thST/Notes_030518.htm