Susan Lane

20 Flips | 1 Magazine | @SusanLane2017 | A partner with Cantey Hanger, LLC, Susan E. Lane is a highly experienced Immigration law attorney. With more than 30 years of legal experience, Susan is skilled at handling a range of complex Immigration issues and cases.

February 2018 Visa Bulletin – Check-in with Charlie Oppenheim, Department of State

<b>EB-1 India and EB-1 China.</b><br>Charlie expects these categories to remain current for the coming months, but the imposition of a final action date in the …

China

What Happens If the Government Shuts Down Today?

<b>USCIS:</b> USCIS is a fee-funded agency with the exception of E-Verify, so if the government shuts down, only E-Verify shuts down. Otherwise, it’s …

Immigration

Re-registration for El Salvador TPS Recipients

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced yesterday that current beneficiaries of Temporary Protected Status (TPS) under El …

H-1B Cap Season FY2019

It is time to start working on H-1B CAP cases. The filing period is the first 5 business days of April. Please contact my office as soon as possible …

Important Update: USCIS Is Now Not Considering Changes to the H-1B Extension Rules

In a news update made available late yesterday, the McClatchy DC news service reported that the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has …

BREAKING: DHS Ends Temporary Protected Status For Salvadorans

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security announced today it will terminate a temporary protected status program for nearly 200,000 Salvadorans in …

U.S. Dept. of Homeland Security

Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Considering Changes to H-1B Extension Rules

DHS is reportedly considering new regulations that would limit the ability of H-1B workers who are in the lawful permanent residence (LPR) process to …

Immigration

January Visa Bulletin – Check-in with Charlie Oppenheim, Department of State

<b>Employment-Based Preference Categories</b><b>EB-1 China</b> and <b>EB-1 India.</b> These categories will remain current for the coming months, but the imposition of a …

India

TPS Renewal for Honduras

Current beneficiaries of Temporary Protected Status (TPS) under Honduras’ designation who want to maintain that status through the current expiration …

TPS Renewal for Nicaragua

Current beneficiaries of Temporary Protected Status (TPS) under Nicaragua’s designation who want to maintain that status through the program’s …

Immigration

USCIS Specifies Charts for Family- & Employment-Based Filings

USCIS determined that for December 2017, family-based preference filings must use the Dates for Filing chart and employment-based preference filings …

December Visa Bulletin – Check-In with Charlie Oppenheim, Department of State

<b>EB-1 China, EB-1 India,</b> and <b>EB-2 and EB-3 Worldwide.</b> As previously reported, these categories are expected to remain current for the foreseeable …

China

Potentially Very Bad News for H-4 EAD Holders

The <i>San Francisco Chronicle</i> reports on plans by the Trump administration to overturn a rule allowing the spouses of H-1B holders, who hold H-4 visas, …

Immigration

DACA Renewal Mail Delivery Issues Update

USCIS announced on 11/15/2017 that it will accept DACA renewal requests that were previously rejected as late if they are resubmitted with …

U.S. Postal Service

I-9 Scam Alert

USCIS has learned that employers have received scam emails requesting Form I-9 information that appear to come from USCIS. Employers are not required …

Employment

November 2017 Visa Bulletin – Check-In with DOS’ Charlie Oppenheim

<b>Employment-Based Preference Categories</b><b>EB-1 China, EB-1 India,</b> and <b>EB-2 and EB-3 Worldwide.</b> As previously reported, all of these categories are …

Advance Parole Applications Being Denied for International Travel

Immigration is now denying applications for advance parole if the applicant travels abroad while the application is pending. The application is …

Premium Process Available for All H-1B Petitions

Good news! Premium process is now available for all H-1B petitions.The post Premium Process Available for All H-1B Petitions appeared first on Susan …

H-1B Premium Processing Will Be Resumed Oct. 3, USCIS Announces

USCIS has indicated it will Resume Premium Processing for all H-1B Petitions by October 3. Stay tuned for updates.The post H-1B Premium Processing …

October 2017 Visa Bulletin Update with Charlie Oppenheim, Department of State

<b>EB-1 China and EB-1 India.</b> These categories will become current again in October. These categories are expected to remain current for the foreseeable …

China