President Obama to Sign Executive Order With a Promising Impact on Business Immigration

By: Donald W. Parker, John J. Gallini and Grant W. Godfrey On Thursday November 20, 2014, President Obama announced that he would be using his powers already granted to him by the U.S. Constitution and Congress to make certain reforms to the United States’ broken immigration system.  Most of the fanfare (and most of his …

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“Getting in Line”: A flawed concept in the Immigration debate

By: Grant Godfrey Anyone who has navigated through our maze of immigration laws understands that it is complicated and takes a long time. An NBC news article published today sheds light on how the concept of "getting in line" for a Green Card is a dramatic oversimplification of our current system. The better questions are: …

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Real World Issues in the Hiring & Retention of Foreign Workers

On Thursday, October 11th MBBP is hosting an immigration event on Real World Issues in the Hiring and Retention of Foreign Workers. Employers who find candidates that have the education, training, skills and experience matching their needs may also find that those candidates require visa sponsorship. This interactive session will provide an analysis of real …

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College and University Professors Now Have an Easier Path to a Green Card

By: Donald Parker College and University Professors in tenure track teaching positions have long qualified for an abbreviated Green Card process called “Special Handling”. The Special Handling procedure is an expedited Labor Certification Application (the first step in the Green Card process) based on recruitment that was done by a College or University for a …

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