07 Oct 2020

Teleconference: Recap of Trump Policies

A recap of the Trump Administration's policy changes with employment-based immigration is on tap just ahead of November's election. Sheela Murthy leads this discussion with other Murthy Law Firm attorneys of the Administration's ever-changing policies and their immigration impacts and consequences on businesses.Employers and their...

02 Sep 2020

Teleconference: Site Visits by ICE / FDNS During Pandemic

The latest trends and practical tips for when government agencies contact you regarding compliance during this pandemic are discussed by Murthy attorneys in this teleconference. Whether ICE or FDNS contact you to determine your company's compliance with your H-1 and L-1 petitions, you want to...

30 Jul 2020

For DACA “Dreamers,” the Nightmare Continues

The Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program has been the source of extensive debate since its creation in 2012. The program allows undocumented foreign nationals who were brought to the United States as children to defer their removal from this country every two years....

28 Jul 2020

NewsFlash! Initial DACA and Advance Parole Applications to be Rejected, per DHS New Memo

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced this afternoon that it will reject all initial DACA and advance parole applications either already pending or future initial requests, and shorten new renewals to one-year validity period, instead of the two-year period. DHS issued a Memorandum...

23 Jul 2020

I had been working in H1B status, but I came to India in February, and I have been stuck here for months due to the pandemic. My H1B employer has now laid me off, but my H1B visa and petition are still valid. Can I travel to the U.S. in H1B to look for a new employer?

Answer No, generally speaking, a person may not enter the U.S. in H1B status unless that person is coming to work for the H1B petitioning employer. (20.Jul.2020)Sheela Murthy and other senior attorneys provide guidance that clarifies the law. For information on our FREE online services, click...