Parker, Butte & Lane is a nationally recognized immigration law firm, home to seven of Portland, Oregon’s top immigration lawyers. Our attorneys provide complete and personalized immigration representation and counsel for corporate and nonprofit clients as well as for individuals.
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Parker, Butte & Lane’s immigration lawyers assist in preparing all temporary visa petitions and applications for permanent residence. Our clients include Fortune 500 high tech and biotech companies in Oregon as well as small entities and individuals. We have helped companies meet the immigration challenges involved in start-ups, acquisitions, reorganizations and spin-offs. Most importantly, we have built our reputation on promptly responding to our clients' needs by providing strategic, proactive business immigration planning advice.
Our attorneys have helped to keep families together in both deportation defense scenarios and through family based visas. We represent applicants for asylum before the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (Legacy INS) as well as the Immigration Court, and have developed a reputation for outstanding achievement in litigating complex deportation and removal cases. Learn more...
On August 12, 2015, the U.S. District Court issued a decision in Washington Alliance of Technology Workers v. USDHS, seeking to terminate the STEM OPT extension rule unless the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) properly implements a new STEM OPT extension rule by February 12, 2016. Following the decision in Washington Alliance of Technology Workers, DHS advised […]
Expanded DACA And DAPA Applications Suspended For Now
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) issued its official statement on the district court's decision to temporarily enjoin the implementation of DAPA and expanded DACA. Read the full statement at www.dhs.gov/news. DHS will NOT begin accepting requests for the expansion of DACA on 2/18/15, as originally planned. Until further notice, DHS has also suspended the plan to accept requests for DAPA.
NVC To Handle Nonimmigrant Visa Inquiries
Effective Monday, January 12, 2015, the National Visa Center (NVC) will begin responding to e-mail and telephonic inquiries from attorneys and the public on nonimmigrant visa cases. The NVC will be the single point of contact for all domestic inquiries regarding immigrant and nonimmigrant visa cases, only answering routine questions about case status and providing general information about the visa process. Consular posts will continue to accept inquiries on individual visa cases. Contact information for the U.S. embassies and consulates is available via http://www.usembassy.gov/.
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