Cos. Face Unpredictability As Extension Deference Ends
By Allissa Wickham (October 26, 2017, 10:14 PM EDT) -- With U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services' move to rescind a policy that requires officers to give deference to past decisions when it comes to status extension requests, attorneys are predicting more uncertainty, evidence demands and possible denials for companies seeking to retain foreign workers.
On Monday, USCIS rolled back guidance that required officers to give deference to previous decisions when it comes to requests for extensions of nonimmigrant visa status. Previously, adjudicators had been told generally to defer to past eligibility findings, when they were dealing with extensions regarding the same parties or facts as the original requests.
Now, however, USCIS...
Stay ahead of the curve
In the legal profession, information is the key to success. You have to know what’s happening with clients, competitors, practice areas, and industries. Law360 provides the intelligence you need to remain an expert and beat the competition.
Access to case data within articles (numbers, filings, courts, nature of suit, and more.)
Access to attached documents such as briefs, petitions, complaints, decisions, motions, etc.
Create custom alerts for specific article and case topics and so much more!