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Happy spring from all of us at McEntee Law Group! This week, we’ve seen efforts by the Biden administration to undue Trump era policies that created an unprecedented immigrant visa backlog, the release of new digitized USCIS forms, and fierce advocacy for immigrant victims of violent crimes by our immigration lawyer colleagues. To stay updated on all things immigration, follow us on InstagramLinkedIn, or Facebook. 1. Huge Immigrant Visa Backlog Challenges
As April begins and we welcome the spring season, we also welcome the Biden Administration’s efforts to release children from detention centers at the southern U.S.-Mexico, as well as efforts from the U.S. Department of State to resume some routine visa services. We are hopeful that in the coming months, we will see more action by the U.S. government to strive for an immigration system that is safe, just, equitable, and efficient. Read on to…
As March comes to an end, we continue to help clients through the H-1B lottery. It is our priority to ensure that all these cases are handled in a timely, organized, and diligent manner. This week, Fiona McEntee, Managing Partner, published an op-ed in Crain’s Chicago Business about the positive impact of immigrant entrepreneurs in Chicago. Read on to learn more about Fiona’s article, detention center conditions for minor migrants, increased efforts from labor unions…
This news week was a somber one for the United States. This week, we were reminded that the struggle for safety and peace must also be a struggle for justice and equity. As a team, we are committed to advocacy for marginalized communities. We hope this news summary helps distill the immigration news you need to know this week. Read on to learn more about data on migration patterns, Vice President Harris’s new appointment to…
Our goal is to provide our followers with up to date news in a simple yet informative matter, so let’s jump in. Immigration has been making front page news this week as we face an increasing number of migrants at the southern border and the House passes The Dream Act. Continue reading to learn more about the situation at the border, The Dream Act, The Farmworker Modernization Act, and whether undocumented immigrants can receive CARES…
Hi, my name is Alex George and I serve as an Associate Attorney at McEntee Law Group. I have been at McEntee Law for 4 years. Read on for the day in the life of an immigration attorney… How You Got to Your Current Job: I started as a Law Clerk during my first year of law school. I stayed on all through law school, passed the bar, and was sworn into the Illinois bar…
Beginning on March 9th, the H-1B Cap Electronic Registration opened and our team has been hard at work helping our clients apply. On Thursday, Alex George, Associate Immigration Attorney, hosted a Facebook Live event answering H-1B FAQ’s. Did you miss the event? Check it out here. This week has also been full of big updates from the Biden Administration in regards to immigration reform and options for refugees. Please keep reading to learn more about…
March has begun and the McEntee Law team is preparing for the H1-B visa lottery. It is our busiest time of year, but we are still watching the news closely and are excited to bring you the 3rd edition of our Weekly News Review. This week, we saw statements from the Biden administration on reuniting families as well as the need for undocumented immigrants to be able to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. We learned more…
As we conclude February, we are hopeful for the future of immigration reform in the United States. This week we saw positive changes from the Biden Administration regarding the current visa bans as well as the naturalization exam. We are also excited to highlight Fiona’s recent media interview with Bloomberg Law and an article about an interesting immigration innovation in Minnesota. Have questions about recent immigration developments? DM us on Instagram or reach out here.
We are excited to announce our new blog series, ‘Weekly News Review’! One of our goals at McEntee Law Group, is to always keep our clients and followers updated on immigration news. It can be hard to keep track of all the new developments everyday in the media. Immigration is a complicated topic with constant policy/procedural changes. We hope this new blog series will help keep our followers in the loop and break down complicated…