New Rule Provides Grace Periods for Nonimmigrant Workers

The Immigration team at Barclay Damon, LLP intends to provide a series of blog posts regarding new federal regulations regarding highly-skilled nonimmigrant workers.  The regulations became effective January 17th and,…

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President Trump Issues Two Immigration Related Executive Orders With More Expected Soon

On January 25th, President Trump signed two separate Executive Orders related to the issue of U.S. immigration.  A third Executive Order is expected to be signed later this week. The…

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Time is Not on the Side of Provider With a HIPAA Breach

Time is not on the side of a provider who needs to report a HIPAA breach.  The clock starts ticking on the date of discovery of the breach and requires…

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New York Appellate Court Recognizes Members’ Rights To Bring Direct Claims Against Parties Who Allegedly Caused Group Self-Insurance Trusts To Go Defunct

The Appellate Division, Third Department has recently issued an Opinion and Order in Accredited Aides Plus, Inc. v. Program Risk Mgmt., Inc. that recognized the rights of former members of…

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I-94 Can Now be Applied Online in Advance of Travel

United States Customs and Border Protection (CBP) recently introduced a new option which allows foreign nationals visiting the U.S. to apply for their I-94 in advance to their travels to…

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BIA Rules Petit Larceny Under New York Statute is a CIMT

On November 16, 2016, the Board of Immigration Appeals (“BIA”) held that petit larceny in violation of New York Penal Law section 155.25 is categorically a crime involving moral turpitude…

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Second Circuit Upholds I-9 Violations/Fines for Buffalo Company

On December 22, 2016, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit issued its decision in Buffalo Transportation, Inc. v. United States of America.  In that decision, the Court…

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Beware of USCIS Phone Scam

Members of the Upstate New York Chapter of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) are reporting that clients recently have received telephone calls from individuals claiming to be U.S. Citizenship…

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Access to Psychiatric Services Now Available Through Telepsychiatry in New York State

Psychiatric services in communities throughout New York State will now be accessible to individuals through the use of the State’s recent approval of Telepsychiatry. The new regulations issued by the…

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Chinese B-1/B-2 Visa Holders Must Enroll in EVUS

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the U.S. Department of State (DOS) issued a final rule, that beginning on November 29, 2016, requiring all nationals of the People’s…

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