16 Feb 2017

New Trump Administration Brief Indicates Travel Ban Will Be Rescinded and Replaced by New Executive Order

The Trump Administration filed a supplemental brief with the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals today that states: "…the President intends in the near future to rescind the [January 27, 2017 executive order that created the travel ban], and replace it with a new, substantially revised...

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...

04 Feb 2017

USCIS Confirms it is Adjudicating Applications & Petitions for Travel Ban Nationals

The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has confirmed that it is continuing to adjudicate petitions and applications filed on behalf of foreign nationals from the seven "travel ban" countries. The full statement from the USCIS reads as follows: USCIS continues to adjudicate applications and petitions...

02 Feb 2017

Murthy Law Firm: Keeping the Immigrant Community Informed

These are trying times in the world of U.S. immigration law. We at the Murthy Law Firm understand that many of you are worried about what the future may hold. Justifiably, as employees, you are concerned about your lives and your authorization to work in...

02 Feb 2017

DOS: No Plans to Add More Countries to Travel Ban List

The U.S. Department of State (DOS) advised representatives of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) that there are no plans to add any more countries to the travel ban list. The travel ban, instituted on January 27, 2017 by executive order, presently applies to Iran,...

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...

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