Posts by ALG

Workplace Enforcement/Raids:  What can Employers Expect to See?

7-Eleven stores in over 15 states have found themselves to be the focus of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) as the agency increases its efforts in eliminating the hiring and employment of an illegal workforce in U.S. businesses.  ICE has issued Notice of Inspections, commonly known as “Silent Raids,” to several 7-Eleven stores where the…

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Potential Changes to EB-5 Regulations

The EB-5 program is an investment-based option for permanent residence for individuals who are able to invest $500,000 to $1 million in a U.S. commercial enterprise which results in the creation of at least 10 full-time jobs. Should investors be able to meet these requirements, both the applicant and their qualifying family members will receive…

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Trump Administration Terminates TPS for El Salvador

On January 8, 2018, the Trump Administration terminated Temporary Protected Status (TPS) designation for citizens of El Salvador to be effective on September 9, 2019.  TPS provides lawful status and work authorization to people already in the United States from countries affected by armed conflict or natural disasters. The TPS program for Salvadorans was implemented…

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Who is Impacted by the Supreme Court’s Decision on the Trump Administration’s Travel Ban?

            The Supreme Court decided to address the constitutionality of the Trump Administration’s travel ban when it reconvenes for the fall session in October 2017. The Court’s opinion sets up a historic legal clash between the president’s power to set national security priorities against constitutional protections for religious freedom. The Court partially reinstated President Trump’s…

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Pratibha Agarwal to Speak on the Impact of the Trump Administration’s Immigration Policies on U.S. Companies

Agarwal Law Group shareholder, Pratibha Agarwal, will speak at an upcoming conference entitled “What Should International Practitioners Expect from the Trump Administration?”  The conference is co-sponsored by the International Practice Section of the Virginia State Bar Association and the International Law Section of the District of Columbia Bar Association.  Pratibha Agarwal will address the Trump…

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Welcome!

Welcome to the Agarwal Law Group’s new blog.  As a boutique immigration firm serving clients in the metro Washington, D.C. area and throughout the nation, we believe it is important to keep ourselves and our clients well-informed of recent developments in immigration law. This is a space for us to post articles and generate discussion…

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