02 Aug 2017

NewsFlash! Trump, GOP Senators Propose Bill to Modify Immigration System, Slash Visa Numbers

Today, President Trump announced his support for a bill proposed by Republican Senators Tom Cotton (AR) and David Perdue (GA) that, if passed, would make massive changes to the U.S. immigration system. The proposal would replace the current employment-based immigration system with a merit-based system....

09 Feb 2017

Is It Safe for Me to Travel?

Over the past couple of weeks, we at the Murthy Law Firm have received scores of inquiries regarding President Trump's January 27, 2017 executive order that instituted a travel ban on foreign nationals from seven predominantly Muslim countries (Iran, Iraq, Syria, Yemen, Sudan, Libya, and...

31 Jan 2017

Possible Executive Order Targeting Employment-Based Immigration

President Trump has already signed several immigration-related executive orders, and it appears that more are on the way. One leaked proposed order, entitled "Executive Order on Protecting American Jobs and Workers by Strengthening the Integrity of Foreign Worker Visa Programs" includes a number of provisions...

30 Jan 2017

Understanding the Current Administration & Immigration: FAQs

Since the election and inauguration of President Donald J. Trump, questions from concerned foreign nationals and U.S. employers have reached our firm. These are sample questions, answered by Murthy Law Firm attorneys. More information can be found in the Current Administration & Immigration page on...

29 Sep 2016

NewsFlash! Government Shutdown Averted, EB5 Extended

Last night, the U.S. House of Representatives passed a stopgap bill to fund the federal government through Friday, December 9, 2016. This bill also serves to extend the employment-based, fifth preference (EB5) regional center program for the same time period. This stopgap bill was also...