Category Archives: Immigration News

Ritter Halliday files suit against USCIS over denial of H-1B petition

On April 4, Ritter Halliday's Brian Halliday, together with Leslie Dellon of the American Immigration Council, filed suit against U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia. The complaint, filed on behalf of our client PS Lifestyle LLC, challenges the denial of an H-1B petition filed on behalf…
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The EU General Data Protection Regulation: Are You Ready?

The EU's new General Data Protection Regulation goes into effect on May 25. If you do business with the EU, it affects you, and the penalties for noncompliance are steep. To learn more, please consider attending this breakfast seminar, sponsored by Grant Thornton LLP and the British American Chamber of Commerce: Doing business with Europe?…
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Travel Ban Update

On January 26, 2017, the U.S. Supreme Court granted certiorari and consolidated two cases concerning the Travel Ban from the March 6, 2017 Executive Order (EO13780), Trump v. IRAP and Trump v. Hawaii, which will be heard in the October 2017 term. In addition to granting cert, the Court granted a partial stay of the…
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H-1B News

Another H-1B cap season has come and gone, and USCIS is busily unpacking thousands of H-1B petitions as we speak. But USCIS has not been idle while they waited for the influx of new petitions. Yesterday, the agency announced two new initiatives to deal with "fraud and abuse" in the H-1B program. The first steps…
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