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Los Angeles Immigration Lawyers Eng & Nishimura

Eng & Nishimura is a Los Angeles based Immigration law firm. Our Los Angeles immigration lawyers successfully handle immigration cases on behalf of clients throughout the Los Angeles metropolitan area, and United States and from all countries in the world.

Our Los Angeles immigration lawyers handle immigration cases including employment based immigration (PERM Labor Certifications, Schedule A, Religious workers, H-1B, L-1, E-1, E-2, E-3, O, P, EB1, EB2, etc.) family based immigration, and naturalization / citizenship.

Our Los Angeles immigration lawyers provide a free initial consultation for most cases. Call our Los Angeles immigration lawyers at (213) 622-2255 today to start your case!

Our Los Angeles immigration lawyers have successfully represented clients before the US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), the US Department of State, the US Department of Labor, Federal District Court, and Federal Courts of Appeal, among others.

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Immigration News

STEM OPT Extensions in Peril

Los Angeles immigration attorneys provide information to clientsThe United States District Court for the District of Columbia has vacated the 17-month STEM OPT extension regulations. The Court stayed its order until February 12, 2016, concluding “that immediate vacatur of the 2008 Rule would be seriously disruptive.

USCIS Announces TPS for Nepal

Los Angeles immigration attorneys provide information to clientsUSCIS has announced TPS for Nepal.

The registration period for TPS began today, June 24th and will end on December 21st.

To be eligible for TPS, applicants must have been continuously in the US since at least June 24th.

Republicans File Brief Against DACA

Los Angeles immigration attorneys provide information to clientsRepublicans in both houses of Congress have filed an amicus brief with the US Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit strongly opposing DACA. Among those filing the brief are Senators Ted Cruz and Marco Rubio, both of whom are running for President. It is therefore almost certain that, if elected, they will do away with DACA.

Those signing the brief are:

H-1B Lottery Held

Los Angeles immigration attorneys provide information to clientsUSCIS has announced that it received nearly 233,000 H-1B petitions during the April 1 - April 7, 2015 filing period. There are only 85,000 visas available (65,000 general cap, plus 20,000 US advance degree cap), meaning that less than half of the received applications will be processed.

H-1B Caps Reached

Los Angeles immigration attorneys provide information to clientsUSCIS has announced that the H-1B caps have been reached. It will now enter all the applications received through close of business Friday, April 7, 2015, into their system so that they can then run the lottery to select those applications that will be processed.

Republicans Sue Obama

Los Angeles immigration attorneys provide information to clientsRepublicans sue President Obama to try to stop the Deferred Action plans Obama announced on November 20, 2014.

The Republican lawsuits, including one filed by Sheriff Arpaio, have a very low probability of success on the merits, but could derail Obama’s actions.

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