DOL PROMULGATES NEW LABOR CERTIFICATION RULES

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31st May 2007

By Attorneys Robert L. Reeves and Elsie H. Arias Addressing concerns about fraud and abuse of the labor certification system, the Department of Labor (DOL) recently announced new regulations regarding labor certifications, including ending employers’ ability to substitute alien beneficiaries, … more

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COMPREHENSIVE IMMIGRATION REFORM: NOW IS THE TIME

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24th May 2007

By Attorneys Robert Reeves and Jeremiah Johnson “We’ve got to do it. We’ve got to do it as good as we can. We’ve got to do it right now.” – Senator Trent Lott, Senate minority whip. This past week the … more

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Priority Dates for Workers Jump Ahead!

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17th May 2007

By Attorneys Robert L. Reeves and Joseph I. Elias The June 2007 visa bulletin just issued by the Department of State shows a significant change in the availability of employment-based visa numbers. Specifically, the Employment Based-3rd preference (EB3) category jumped … more

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PERMANENT RESIDENCY THROUGH EMPLOYMENT

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9th May 2007

By Attorneys Robert L. Reeves and Elsie Arias The U.S. State Department’s May 2007 visa bulletin brought welcoming news to thousands of immigrants as the priority date in the employment-based third-preference (EB-3) skilled worker/professional category for Philippine nationals and nationals … more

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REEVES & ASSOCIATES LOBBIES TO STOP INS FEE INCREASES

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3rd May 2007

By Attorneys Robert L. Reeves and Jeff L. Khurgel Recently, the Department of Homeland Security proposed significant fee increases for filing immigration and naturalization applications and petitions. Reeves & Associates (R&A) believes these proposed increases are extreme and unwarranted, placing … more

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