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New Department of State Visa Bulletin Creates EB-1 Backlog

Published: July 20th, 2018

Chad I. Rubin

One of the most unclear issues faced by individuals seeking the L-1 Intracompany Transferee Visa is the one-year foreign employment requirement prior to applying for the L-1 Visa. According to 8 CFR 214.2(l)(1)(ii)(A), intracompany transferee is one “who, within three years preceding the time of his or her application for admission into the United States, […]

USCIS Clarifies L-1 Foreign Employment Requirement

Published: November 30th, 2018

Chad I. Rubin

One of the most unclear issues faced by individuals seeking the L-1 Intracompany Transferee Visa is the one-year foreign employment requirement prior to applying for the L-1 Visa. According to 8 CFR 214.2(l)(1)(ii)(A), intracompany transferee is one “who, within three years preceding the time of his or her application for admission into the United States, […]

Catherine Henin-Clark Shares Insights in ALFA Feature Interview

Published: November 14th, 2018

Catherine Henin-Clark

Dean Mead immigration attorney Catherine Henin-Clark was featured in ALFA International’s Friday Feature on November 2. The interview focuses on Henin-Clark’s views about ALFA, as well as her professional and personal life. She provides thoughtful responses with a touch of humor, revealing a glimpse of Henin-Clark’s personality. One of the questions pertains to why she […]

New Department of State Visa Bulletin Creates EB-1 Backlog

Published: July 20th, 2018

Chad I. Rubin

The Department of State released the August 2018 Visa Bulletin, and one major change has occurred which directly impacts individuals who have recently filed EB-1 First Preference petitions or plan to in the near future. The Visa Bulletin is a monthly spreadsheet issued by the Department of State which indicates the availability of employment-based and […]

Do You Know Your Rights? Steps Your Company Should Take During an Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Worksite Raid

Published: October 16th, 2017

Chad I. Rubin Catherine Henin-Clark

Do You Know Your Rights? Steps Your Company Should Take During an Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Worksite Raid. The American Immigration Lawyers Association and the American Immigration Council have prepared the attached “Know Your Rights” brochure on employer rights and responsibilities during ICE worksite raids. Over the last few months, there has been an […]

EB-5 Regional Center Program Extended Through December 8, 2017

Published: September 13th, 2017

Catherine Henin-Clark

The United States Congress extended the EB-5 Regional Center Program through December 8, 2017 without any additional changes (H.R.601). President Trump signed H.R. 601 into law on September 8, 2017. It’s anticipated that we’ll see a major EB-5 reform bill this year and the new legislation may be enacted before December 8, 2017. The previous […]

Catherine Henin-Clark Contributes Pro Bono Services to Orlando’s Latino Community

Published: September 13th, 2017

Catherine Henin-Clark

Catherine Henin-Clark, chair of Dean Mead’s Immigration practice, was one of three lawyers in Orlando who recently contributed pro bono services to the Latino community at the Mexican Consulate during their naturalization workshop. The event is organized by Mi Familia Vota. Since its founding, Mi Familia Vota has integrated local organizing, leadership development, advocacy and […]

How Does President Trump’s Termination of DACA Impact Young Immigrants?

Published: September 5th, 2017

Catherine Henin-Clark

There is hope for a new law in the next six months. On Tuesday, Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced the end of the Obama Administration’s 2012 DACA Executive Order (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) whereby some illegal immigrants who had come to the United States before age 16 were no longer at risk of deportation […]

Catherine Henin-Clark Attends ALFA International European Conference in Norway

Published: June 29th, 2017

Catherine Henin-Clark

Immigration attorney, Catherine Henin-Clark, represented Dean Mead at the ALFA International European Regional Meeting in Oslo, Norway on June 8-10, 2017. Henin-Clark networked with attendees from 17 countries and participated in various team-building exercises. “Firms need to be able to market themselves internationally,” says Henin-Clark. “The small group sessions gave me the opportunity to foster […]