As we approach the 10-year anniversary of 9/11, I’m reminded of the financial troubles that my immigration firm experienced in downtown Manhattan shortly after the attack. Being locked out of your own office for an entire week is almost never good for business, plus there was the logistical nightmare of making sure all of our [...]
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In a few days, the Department of State (DOS) will release its October Visa Bulletin, which summarizes the availability of immigrant numbers during the first month of the fiscal year. For immigration practitioners, this is a familiar drill – the visa bulletin must be scoured every month and compared with your foreign national’s priority dates to determine if any of them are “current.” Once that determination has been made, the case will need to be pulled (perhaps from a dusty shelf) and brought back to life for a hopefully speedy approval.
Welcome to “Case Management Guru,” a blog and online community dedicated to helping law firms, non-profits, universities, and companies manage their immigration cases through software and best practices. As most practitioners know, immigration is an extremely complex and frequently changing area of law that requires continuing education, changes in practice, and very long hours at [...]