In February 2023, Portugal proposed a “Mais Habitação” or “More Housing” bill that would, in part, suspend the entire Golden Visa immigrant investor program in an effort to address housingContinue Reading Update: Portugal Ends Real Estate Investment Visa Program
Anna Reiff provides assistance to clients in the practice of business immigration law. Anna worked as a family and business immigration paralegal for two years after completing her undergraduate education at New York University. There, she worked on a large variety of immigration matters including H-1Bs, L-s, TNs, Os, Ks, and both family- and employment-based Adjustment of Status applications. While attending The George Washington University Law School, Anna interned with the DOJ Office of Immigration Litigation where she furthered her interest in the practice of immigration law. Anna has experience connecting and communicating with clients to ensure that their immigration matters proceed smoothly and efficiently.
‡ Admitted in Maryland. Not admitted in Virginia. Practice limited to federal immigration practice.
On Sept. 25, 2023, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced that effective Oct. 1, 2023, applicants will no longer have to pay the $85 biometric services fee when filing…Continue Reading USCIS Removes Biometric Services Fee for Form I-539
GT recently supported a client in developing a strategic approach to the company’s TN case for a new hire, ensuring compliance with U.S. immigration law while aligning with the client’s…Continue Reading Practice Spotlight: Balancing Compliance and Business Needs in a TN Case
The U.S. Department of State’s (DOS) August 2023 Visa Bulletin will retrogress 10 years for EB-1 India. EB-1 all chargeability, Mexico, and Philippines will also retrogress from current to Aug.Continue Reading Notes on August 2023 Visa Bulletin – Significant Retrogression for EB-1 India
On July 12, 2023, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced the expansion of the myProgress tool in USCIS online accounts. This expansion includes the addition of Form I-765 (Application…Continue Reading Application Tracking Ability Expanded to USCIS Account myProgress Tab
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has introduced a new online tool for rescheduling biometric services appointments, commonly known as Application Support Center or ASC Appointments. According to USCIS…Continue Reading USCIS Launches Online Biometric Rescheduling Tool
Israel is making strides towards joining the U.S. Visa Waiver Program (VWP) which allows citizens of participating countries to travel to the United States for business or tourism for 90…Continue Reading Israel Poised to Join the U.S. Visa Waiver Program
On March 27, 2023, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced that it received enough electronic registrations to meet the Fiscal Year (FY) 2024 H-1B numerical allocations and that the…Continue Reading USCIS Completes Initial H-1B Lottery – Takeaways and Next Steps
In March 2023, U.S. Sens. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) and Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) reintroduced the “H-1B and L-1 Visa Reform Act.” This proposed legislation, which has gone through various iterations since…Continue Reading Proposed Changes to H-1B and L-1 Visa Programs
On March 10, 2023, U.S. Citizens and Immigration Services (USCIS) provided clarification on the 60-day grace period offered to nonimmigrant workers who have been terminated or who have resigned from…Continue Reading USCIS Clarifies Start Date for Maximum 60-Day Grace Period Following Termination of Employment