U.S. House and Senate Pass Extensions of Conrad 30 and Religious Worker Programs

The U.S. House and Senate passed a bill to extend the religious worker and Conrad 30 programs until March 6, 2009.  These programs were set to expire at the end of this month.  The bill now awaits the President’s signature.  We will keep you posted as additional information becomes...
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USCIS Adds N-400 (Naturalization) Form To Direct Mail Program

U.S. Citizenship and Immigrations Services (USCIS) announced publication of a Federal Register Notice that expands the Direct Mail program to include Form N-400, Application for Naturalization.  The notice advises the public to file non-military N-400 applications with the appropriate Lockbox and provides a 30-day transition period whereby the Service Centers will forward any N-400...
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Appeals Court Upholds Immigration Law

A U.S. Appeals Court upheld an Arizona law that revokes an employers license to do business in that state if they hire illegal workers.  Hopefully this decision (being a bad one for our economy) will end up at the U.S. Supreme Court. To read the entire article on this topic, go to THIS...
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Appeals Court Uphold Arizona Immigration Law

A U.S. Appeals Court upheld an Arizona law that revokes an employer’s license to do business in that state if they hire illegal workers.  This will likely (and hopefully) be appealed to the U.S. Supreme Court.  To read the entire article on this topic, go to THIS...
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ICE Arrests 21 Illegal Restaurant Workers in California

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) executed federal criminal search warrants at two Chinese restaurants in Sacramento, California and two homes linked to the businesses’ owners as part of an ongoing ICE investigation into possible hiring and alien harboring violations.  Twenty one undocumented workers were arrested.  Unless our government enacts comprehensive...
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