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The BAL Immigration Report gives you all of the news you need to know to navigate the world of corporate immigration. Every week, we offer the latest in U.S. and global immigration news and analysis — all in about 10 minutes.

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The BAL Immigration Report gives you all of the news you need to know to navigate the world of corporate immigration. Every week, we offer the latest in U.S. and global immigration news and analysis — all in about 10 minutes.

    Episode 9: H-1B registration, State Department visa report, an inside look at litigation over visa delays

    Episode 9: H-1B registration, State Department visa report, an inside look at litigation over visa delays

    The H-1B registration window opens March 1.
    The State Department is issuing more U.S. visas.
    And an inside look at the litigation challenging USCIS processing delays.
    We cover all this and more on this week’s BAL Immigration Report.
    Guests: Jeff Joseph, Jesse Bless. 

    • 10 min
    Episode 8: H-4, L-2 settlement; private refugee sponsorship; PERM audit rates

    Episode 8: H-4, L-2 settlement; private refugee sponsorship; PERM audit rates

    H-4 and L-2 visa applicants score a major victory.
    The State Department creates a program for Americans to privately sponsor refugees.
    And PERM audits are on the rise.
    We cover all this and more on this week’s BAL Immigration Report.
    Guest: Josiah Curtis. 
    BAL’s USCIS Fee Calculator is available here: www.bal.com/resources/2023-uscis-fee-calculator

    • 13 min
    Episode 7: Premium processing, labor investigations, H-2B visa opportunities

    Episode 7: Premium processing, labor investigations, H-2B visa opportunities

    U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services announces a new phase of its premium processing expansion.
    The Department of Homeland Security streamlines deferred action requests for noncitizens who witness labor violations.
    And additional H-2B visas offer new opportunities for employers.
    We cover all this and more on this week’s BAL Immigration Report.
    Guest: Ashley Foret Dees.
    For information on BAL’s webinar on the proposed USCIS fee hikes, visit bal.com/events.
    For information on H-2B visas, visit afdees.com.

    • 9 min
    Episode 6: Biden immigration policy, COVID vaccinations, the impact of layoffs on nonimmigrant visa holders

    Episode 6: Biden immigration policy, COVID vaccinations, the impact of layoffs on nonimmigrant visa holders

    President Biden announces a new entry process for Cuban, Haitian and Nicaraguan nationals.
    The Department of Homeland Security extends a COVID vaccination requirement.
    And recent layoffs pose a particular challenge for nonimmigrant visa holders.
    We cover all this and more on this week's BAL Immigration Report. 
    Guest: Carla Tarazi.

    • 10 min
    Episode 5: Travel from China, interview waivers, proposed immigration fees

    Episode 5: Travel from China, interview waivers, proposed immigration fees

    Travelers from China must test negative for COVID before boarding flights to the U.S.
    The State Department extends its interview waiver policy.
    And U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services proposes significant fee hikes.
    We cover all this and more on this week's BAL Immigration Report. 
    For information on BAL's webinar on the proposed USCIS fee hikes, click here: https://bal.cventevents.com/event/b75ce422-9845-4a56-9815-63fa3f505ba4/summary?RefId=podcast. 
    Guest: Amy Lighter.
     

    • 9 min
    Episode 4: DACA litigation, consular services in China, immigration reform efforts

    Episode 4: DACA litigation, consular services in China, immigration reform efforts

    A federal court sets a timetable in the latest challenge to DACA.
    The State Department temporarily reduces consular services in China.
    And what are the chances of immigration reform as House leadership is about to change?
    We cover all this and more on this week's BAL Immigration Report. 
    Guest: Jeff Joseph. 

    • 9 min

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