Tag Archives: Jordi S. Bayer

Fourth Circuit Upholds Nationwide Injunction on President Trump’s Revised Travel Ban

On Thursday, May 25, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, in an en banc decision, affirmed a nationwide preliminary injunction on President Trump’s revised travel ban that was issued March 16, 2017, by a U.S. District Court judge in Maryland. President Trump’s new executive order (EO), “Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist … Continue Reading

DHS Extends TPS for Nepal

In June 2015, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) designated Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Nepal on environmental disaster grounds due to conditions resulting from a severe earthquake in the country in April 2015. On Oct. 26, 2016, DHS extended TPS for eligible nationals of Nepal for an additional 18 months, effective Dec. 26, 2016 … Continue Reading

GT Lawyers Celebrate Citizenship Day

Lauren A. Tetenbaum and Jordi S. Bayer volunteered for the American Immigration Association’s 10th annual celebration of Citizenship Day (an event recognized by USCIS) on Sept. 17th. Lauren is the co-chair of the AILA NY Citizenship Day Committee. Approximately 200 AILA volunteers throughout the country provided assistance to lawful permanent residents eligible for naturalization. In … Continue Reading

Greenberg Traurig Attorneys Recognized as “Rising Stars” by New York Super Lawyers

New York Super Lawyers magazine recognized attorneys Jordi S. Bayer, Rosanna M. Fox, Kate Kalmykov and Lauren A. Tetenbaum as a “Rising Stars” in Immigration law for 2016.  According to the Super Lawyers website, the Rising Star selection process is based on peer recognition and professional achievement, as well as a third party research. Kalmykov … Continue Reading

USCIS Issues Guidance Regarding Adjustment of Status Application Filing Dates for September 2016

On Aug. 9, 2016, following the release of the September 2016 Visa Bulletin, U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Service (USCIS) issued a statement explaining when to file Adjustment of Status applications for those seeking to become U.S. permanent residents under family-sponsored or employment-based preference immigrant visa categories. By way of background, individuals who are present in … Continue Reading

September 2016 Visa Bulletin Released

This week, the Department of State released the Visa Bulletin for September 2016. Given that visa numbers are issued based on the government fiscal year, we expect to see significant movement again in October 2016; for September 2016, the last month of FY2016, there were only minor changes with regard to movement of final action … Continue Reading

Greenberg Traurig’s Kate Kalmykov and Jordi S. Bayer Featured in The New Jersey Law Journal for their Article on the H-1B Cap Season

Kate Kalmykov, shareholder at Greenberg Traurig, and Jordi S. Bayer, associate at Greenberg Traurig, authored a recent article in the New Jersey Law Journal (NJLJ) discussing the H-1B cap season and what clients need to know. In their article Kate and Jordi provide an overview of the basic requirements, the petition process, and the path to … Continue Reading
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