San Diego immigration attorney Jacob J. Sapochnick maintains this blog, offering his take on the ever changing (and often controversial) realm of immigration law. Unlike many bloggers in this niche, Jacob writes with both corporations and individuals in mind.
- Practice Area
- Administrative Law
- Admiralty & Maritime Law
- Advertising Law
- Alternative Dispute Resolution
- AmLaw 200 Blogs
- Antitrust Law
- Civil Rights & Privacy Law
- Consumer Law
- Corporate & Commercial Litigation
- Criminal Law
- Divorce & Family Law
- Education Law
- Election Law & Political Commentary
- Electronic Discovery
- Employment & Labor Law
- Environmental Law
- General Counsel Blogs
- Immigration Law
- Insurance Law
- Intellectual Property Law
- International Law
- Judiciary Law
- Media, Entertainment & Sports Law
- Law Firm Management & Legal Marketing
- Personal Injury & Medical Law
- Probate & Estate Planning
- Real Estate & Construction Law
- Tax & Financial Law
- Whistleblower Law
- Workers' Compensation
- Law School
Tens of thousands of same-sex couples in the United States live under the threat of separation because federal law prohibits immigration authorities from treating them the same as married opposite-sex couples. And in a country where feelings run deep on...Tens of thousands of same-sex couples in...
A group of immigrant activists in Arizona is developing a smartphone application that will enable people arrested on immigration charges to inform their family and attorney of their whereabouts and detention. The "Emergency Alert and Personal Protection" app will send...A group of immigrant...
On March 16, 2012, at the AILA Midwest Regional Conference in Chicago, Charlie Oppenheim, Chief, Visa Control and Reporting at DOS, informed participants that he will likely retrogress India and China-mainland born Employment-Based Second Preference priority dates to around August...On March 16,...
I-360 Battered Spouse Petition: Senator Feinstein defends inclusion of gays, lesbians and illegal immigrants in Violence Against Women Act
Under the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA), victims of domestic violence and cruelty have an alternative to waiting for their abusive spouse or parent to submit the paperwork for a green card on their behalf. They can submit a “self-petition,”...Under the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA), victims...
Recently, the Washington Post published the story about a man accused of practicing law without a license. His story represents a serious issue that is faced in immigration law, namely how so many individuals are taken advantage of by "notarios"...Recently, the Washington Post published the story...
A recent USCIS Q&As, updated on March 12, 2012, provide information on establishing an H-1B employer-employee relationship. New questions include information on end-client documentation and establishing an employer-employee relationship in the consulting or staffing company context. The U.S....
As we reported previously on this blog, on February 9, 2012, legislators introduced H.R. 3992 which would allow otherwise eligible Israeli nationals to receive E–2 nonimmigrant visas if similarly situated United States nationals are eligible for similar nonimmigrant status in...As we reported...
Administrative site visits of U.S. employers in connection with H-1B petitions are becoming increasingly common as USCIS is trying to preserve the integrity of H-1B program in response to the USCIS H-1B Benefit Fraud Analysis report of September 2008. This...Administrative site visits of U.S....
The Department of Labor has announced a New H-2A Ombudsman Program to help with several issues faced by employers looking to hire agricultural workers or agricultural workers facing issues with their respective employers. As part of the Department’s continuing commitment...The Department of Labor...