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U.S. State Department Integrates “Buy American and Hire American” into FAM

The U.S. Department of State (“DOS”) has made several revisions to the Foreign Affairs Manual (“FAM”) directly reflecting the “Buy American and Hire American” Executive Order (“EO”) 13788 that was signed by President Trump in April 2017. The FAM is the authoritative source containing policies and procedures to guide DOS consular officers to effectively carry out […]

By | 2017-08-24T19:15:05+00:00 August 24th, 2017|Categories: Administrative Action, Executive Order, F-1, H-1B, L-1, Travel|Comments Off on U.S. State Department Integrates “Buy American and Hire American” into FAM

USCIS Publishes New Policy Guidance on L-1B Petitions

USCIS published the final version of a new policy memorandum that provides additional guidance to its officers on adjudication of L-1B “specialized knowledge” petitions. The guidance becomes effective on August 31, 2015. USCIS had previously provided a draft of the policy memorandum for stakeholder comment and a number of organizations, including the American Immigration […]

By | 2015-08-19T12:11:28+00:00 August 18th, 2015|Categories: Administrative Action, L-1|Comments Off on USCIS Publishes New Policy Guidance on L-1B Petitions