After a tumultuous, difficult year in 2017 with respect to immigration and border issues, attorneys from the Alliance of Business Immigration Lawyers (ABIL) shared their thoughts on what employers can expect in 2018. Below is a summary of their responses and reports from the field.
Where Things Stand Now
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Last I wrote, we had successfully turned in my application for temporary Mexican residency with immigration in Cancun before their two week Christmas vacation.
Only a few weeks letter I received an email stating that I had an appointment on January 12 at 11:30 a.m.! I was to bring 4… Read the rest
Last I wrote, I had my completed immigration application, fee receipt and other documentation in hand and all we had to do was take it back to the immigration office in Cancun. Little did I know that the office closed at 2:00 p.m. That’s right, their regular business hours are… Read the rest
My first blog ended up with our exiting the immigration office in Cancun with the instructions on how to file my Mexican residency application in hand. The form itself was to be completed online and technically it was called a Cambio de condición de estancia a residente temporal por vínculo
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As immigration lawyers our focus is almost always on bringing people—workers, family members, clergy or artists—to
the U.S. But immigration goes in all directions. In this original blog post we share the experiences of former PB&L paralegal Sonia Molinar who moved to Mexico last September after marrying a Mexican… Read the rest
The topic that dominated the news last week was pressure received by the Obama administration regarding the New Year’s weekend ICE raids that targeted Central American immigrants, and continued plans to remove those with denied asylum claims back to the dangerous conditions in their countries of origin.
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