Articles by Dana Rifai

The Newest Sweeping Suspension on Immigration

The Newest Sweeping Suspension on Immigration

While immigration suspensions seemed to be a temporary salve against the COVID-19 outbreak, much longer suspensions became effective with President Trump’s newest proclamation issued on June 22, 2020. The entry of certain employment-based nonimmigrants seeking...

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Change in H-1B cap-subject work visa application procedure

Change in H-1B cap-subject work visa application procedure

https://www.facebook.com/bcclegal/videos/713904845804206/?v=713904845804206 Hi Friends, I’m here to tune you in to a change in the cap-subject H-1B work visa application procedure. Rather than opening the H-1B application pool on April 1st, USCIS has now implemented a...

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The I-9 Completion Guide

The I-9 Completion Guide

The I-9 form is of common use to the human resources professional, and although it may seem deceivingly simple, it is easy to improperly complete the form resulting in a violation to the employer. This article provides simple tips to ensure proper and thorough...

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What is the RAISE Act?

What is the RAISE Act?

The purpose provided by the Act’s supporters is to protect American workers, taxpayers, and the American economy by creating a merit based system to prioritize the most highly skilled immigrants. The RAISE Act has not been enacted, so only time will tell what effect the Act will have on immigration.

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Immigration in Northwest Indiana & Chicago

We have offices in both Merrillville and Valparaiso, and are available for client meetings in Chicago. But we also can assist you no matter where you live.