Immigration Software Blog

The latest & coolest time-saving tech for immigration lawyers (plus some Docketwise updates).

Tightening the H-1B program through "Buy American and Hire American" rules

08/03/18
As part of its policy push for reducing the number of skilled workers brought to the US under the H-1B program, the Trump admin has made the H-1B more difficult to obtain. A substantial step in this direction took place when Pres. Trump signed the
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The RAISE Act - Proposed Legislation Would Make Major Changes to US Immigration

08/01/18
The immigration policy preferences of the Trump administration are embodied in the Reforming American Immigration for a Strong Economy (RAISE) Act, a piece of proposed legislation which has been introduced into Congress by Senators Tom Cotton of Arkansas and David Perdue of Georgia. The RAIS...
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Service Not Wanted: MAVNI Program Seems Headed for Oblivion

07/31/18
Military Accessions Vital to the National Interest (MAVNI) was a program that allowed certain foreign nationals who were in the US temporarily, such as through student visas or here as refugees, to join the US Armed Forces if they possessed critical language or medical skills. Most of its pa...
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How Immigration Software Can Make Law Firms More Efficient

07/31/18
Of all areas of the law, immigration practice can be one of the most personally meaningful, as it involves helping clients work through profoundly significant life transitions. That said, running an immigration law firm can be difficult work. Luckily, like in many other fields, technology ha...
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