As previously reported, the rulemaking extending TPS for Syria has concluded:

AGENCY: DHS-USCIS RIN: 1615-ZB72 Status: Concluded
TITLE: Extension of the Designation of Syria for Temporary Protected Status
STAGE:


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On Aug. 23, 2019, our firm wrote about the U.S. Department of State’s (DOS) announcement that the validity period of E-1 and E-2 visas for French Nationals would be reduced from 60 months to 15 months effective Aug 29, 2019. The effective date has now been postponed to Sept. 26, 2019.

The general rule is that different types of U.S. visas have different visa validity periods depending on the nationality of the visa applicant because the Immigration and Nationality Act requires the DOS to set country-specific visa policies on a reciprocal basis. The validity periods are based on each country’s treatment of similar classes of U.S. visitors to its territory. In other words, if a country imposes restrictive visa requirements on U.S. citizens, the U.S. reciprocates with more restrictive requirements on that country’s citizens.
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Global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP has 37 attorneys recognized in the 2019 edition of the prestigious legal services directory, Chambers Global. In addition, 13 practices were ranked across
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Greenberg Traurig recently attended the 2017 Samsung Hope For Children Gala at the Skylight Clarkson Square in New York City.  With hundreds of guests in attendance, including musicians, athletes, and celebrities, this program has raised millions for schools, health initiatives, and community-based foundations.  One hundred percent of the proceeds raised by Samsung go directly to charity.

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