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Electronic Visa Update System Goes Into Effect for Certain Chinese Visitors

DHS has established and has now implemented the Electronic Visa Update System (EVUS) for certain Chinese nationals. For now, the EVUS program only applies to unrestricted, maximum validity B visas, often issued for 10 years, contained in a passport issued by the People’s Republic of China. The program collects biographical information...
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Green Card Sponsorship Through Your Family’s Company? Some Relationships Are Still Too Close

It is possible to obtain a green card through the sponsorship of a company owned or managed by a close relative. However, it is well known that these cases frequently get audited by the Department of Labor, and some are denied if the family relationship could obstruct an honest recruiting effort....
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“Immediate Family” Definition for G, A, C-3, and NATO Dependent Visas Amended

The Department of Sate (DOS) issued a final rule, effective 12/7/2016, that amends the definition of ‘‘immediate family” for purposes of G, A, C-3, and NATO visa classifications. The rule narrows the definition of immediate relative with respect to sons and daughters: generally only unmarried sons and daughters residing with the...
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Have You Been Subjected to Rude Conduct by CBP When Seeking Entry into the U.S.? If So, Let Us Know!

The immigration bar has received several reports about foreign nationals who have been exposed to unprofessional, intimidating, and demeaning conduct by CBP officers during the inspection and admissions process. If you have been subject to disparaging, intimidating, or unprofessional remarks during the inspection process by a CBP officer, you can either...
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Significant New Rule on Employment-Based Immigration, and EADs

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) made final a long-awaited rule on issues that impact mostly H-1B professional workers and employment-based visa applicants and their dependents. The rule is intended to clarify and codify issues related to the retention of EB-1, EB-2, and EB-3 immigrant workers and make improvements affecting high-skilled...
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Immigrant Detention: Bond and Detainers Challenged, Private Detention Continues; Women and Children Released in Texas

The detention of massive numbers of immigrants is gaining an increasing amount of attention as immigrant advocacy groups continue to push for change, often filing lawsuits to challenge government practices. Some recent cases involve bond procedures and ICE detainers. ICE detainers recently came under fire in a class action lawsuit filed...
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Trump Presidency, New Administration, and Efforts Currently in Play

With the inauguration of President-elect Trump less than four weeks away, attention is centering on how the president-elect and his team will handle his immigration campaign promises, especially because immigration served as one of the campaign’s key cornerstones. But, not everything a presidential candidate says during an election campaign predicts how...
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Reminder: USCIS Filing Fees Increased on 12/23/2016

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) Immigration filing fees increased – by a weighted average of 21 percent for most immigration applications and petitions – on December 23, 2016. Make sure your case is filed with the correct fee. For a full list of fees, see this list on the USCIS...
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Denver, Colorado, August 31, 2016 – David Harston, Named 2017 Best Lawyers® “Lawyer of the Year” in Denver

C O N TA C T: Barbara Ingram, Office AdministratorElkind Alterman Harston, PCTelephone: 303.736.6650Fax: 303.736.6655www.EAHimmigration.com For Immediate Release: Denver, Colorado, August 31, 2016 – David Harston, Named 2017 Best Lawyers® “Lawyer of the Year” in Denver. Palmer Polaski managing partner David Harston was recently selected as 2017 "Lawyer of the Year"...
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Denver, Colorado, May 23, 2016 – EAH Partner Nancy Elkind, Colorado Lawyers Committee - Outstanding Contribution Award Recipient

C O N T A C T: Barbara Ingram, Office AdministratorElkind Alterman Harston, PCTelephone: 303.736.6650Fax: 303.736.6655Barbara.Ingram@EAHimmigration.comwww.EAHimmigration.com F O R I M M E D I A T E R E L E A S E: Denver, Colorado, May 23, 2016 – Palmer Polaski Partner Nancy Elkind, Colorado Lawyers Committee - Outstanding...
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EAH Partner, Nancy Elkind, on the dysfunction of U.S. immigration policy. Published in 2016 Colorado Super Lawyers – April 2016

C O N T A C T: Barbara Ingram, Office AdministratorElkind Alterman Harston, PCTelephone: 303.736.6650Fax: 303.736.6655Barbara.Ingram@EAHimmigration.comwww.EAHimmigration.com F O R I M M E D I A T E R E L E A S E: Palmer Polaski Partner, Nancy Elkind, on the dysfunction of U.S. immigration policy.Published in 2016 Colorado Super...
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Elkind Alterman Harston PC Partners Named 2016 Top Lawyers!

C O N TA C T: Barbara Ingram, Office AdministratorElkind Alterman Harston, PCTelephone: 303.736.6650Fax: 303.736.6655Barbara.Ingram@EAHimmigration.comwww.EAHimmigration.com F O R I M M E D I AT E R E L E A S E: Palmer Polaski Partners Named 2016 5280 Top Lawyers! Denver, Colorado, January 5, 2016– Our esteemed partners, Phil Alterman,...
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Super Lawyers 2015

C O N TA C T: Barbara M. Pineda, Office AdministratorElkind Alterman Harston, PCTelephone: 303.736.6650Fax: 303.736.6655Barbara.Pineda@EAHimmigration.comwww.EAHimmigration.com FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Super Lawyers 2015 Denver, Colorado, March 16, 2015 – All three partners from Palmer Polaski, Nancy Elkind, Phil Alterman, and David Harston, have been selected to the 2015 Super Lawyers list. No...
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President Obama Announces Immigration Plan

C O N TA C T: Barbara M. Pineda, AdministratorElkind Alterman Harston, PCTelephone: 303.736.6650Fax: 303.736.6655Barbara.Pineda@EAHimmigration.comwww.EAHimmigration.com F O R I M M E D I AT E R E L E A S E: President Obama Announces Immigration Plan Denver, Colorado, November 20, 2014 – Here are a few highlights from the...
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Joy Athanasiou – 2014 Access Award Recipient

C O N TA C T: Barbara M. Pineda, AdministratorElkind Alterman Harston, PCTelephone: 303.736.6650Fax: 303.736.6655Barbara.Pineda@EAHimmigration.comwww.EAHimmigration.com F O R I M M E D I AT E R E L E A S E: Joy Athanasiou – 2014 Access Award Recipient Denver, Colorado, November 7, 2014 – Attorney Joy Athanasiou has been...
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Law Week Colorado, Barrister’s Best 2014

C O N TA C T: Barbara M. Pineda, AdministratorElkind Alterman Harston, PCTelephone: 303.736.6650Fax: 303.736.6655Barbara.Pineda@EAHimmigration.comwww.EAHimmigration.com F O R  I M M E D I AT E  R E L E A S E: Law Week Colorado, Barrister’s Best 2014 - Nancy Elkind Denver, Colorado, September 1st – Partner Nancy B. Elkind...
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Joy Athanasiou on Colorado State of Mind

C O N TA C T: Barbara M. Pineda, Office AdministratorElkind Alterman Harston, PCTelephone: 303.736.6650Fax: 303.736.6655Barbara.Pineda@EAHimmigration.comwww.EAHimmigration.com F O R  I M M E D I AT E  R E L E A S E:  Joy Athansiou on Colorado State of Mind Denver, Colorado, June 13, 2014 - Attorney Joy Athanasiou on...
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EAH Immigration Welcomes New Of Counsel Attorney Joy Athanasiou

C O N TA C T: Barbara M. Pineda, Office AdministratorElkind Alterman Harston, PCTelephone: 303.736.6650Fax: 303.736.6655Barbara.Pineda@EAHimmigration.comwww.EAHimmigration.com F O R  I M M E D I AT E  R E L E A S E: Palmer Polaski Welcomes New Of Counsel Attorney Joy Athanasiou Denver, Colorado, February, 3rd - We are pleased...
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U.S. News & World Report Ranks Elkind Alterman Harston PC as Top Tier Immigration Law Firm in Colorado for Fourth Year in a Row

C O N TA C T: Barbara M. Pineda, Office AdministratorElkind Alterman Harston, PCTelephone: 303.736.6650Fax: 303.736.6655Barbara.Pineda@EAHimmigration.comwww.EAHimmigration.com F O R  I M M E D I AT E  R E L E A S E: U.S. News & World Report Ranks Palmer Polaski as Top Tier Immigration Law Firm in Colorado for...
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Nancy Elkind and David Harston to Speak at the 2013 American Immigration Lawyers Association Annual Conference in San Francisco, California

C O N TA C T: Barbara M. Pineda, Office AdministratorElkind Alterman Harston, PCTelephone: 303.736.6650Fax: 303.736.6655Barbara.Pineda@EAHimmigration.comwww.EAHimmigration.com F O R  I M M E D I AT E  R E L E A S E: Nancy Elkind and David Harston to Speak at the 2013 American Immigration Lawyers Association Annual Conference in...
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