Bulletin shows no significant movement in cutoff dates in the employment-based second preference category and moderate forward movement in cutoff dates in the employment-based third preference category for individuals chargeable to China, Mexico, and the Rest of the World.The U.S. Department of State (DOS) has released its November 2013 Visa Bulletin. The Visa Bulletin sets out per country priority date cutoffs that regulate the flow of adjustment of status (AOS) and consular immigrant visa applications. Foreign nationals may file applications to adjust their status to that of permanent resident or to obtain approval of an immigrant visa at a U.S. embassy or consulate abroad, provided that their priority dates are prior to the respective cutoff dates specified by the DOS.What Does the November 2013 Visa Bulletin Say?A cutoff date of June 15, 2008 for individuals in the EB-2 category chargeable to India remains in effect from October. The cutoff date for individuals in the EB-2 category … [Read more...] about Department of State Releases November 2013 Visa Bulletin
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The bulletin shows slight forward movement in all employment-based preference categories, with the exception of the EB-2 India category, which will remain unchanged.The U.S. Department of State (DOS) has released its November 2014 Visa Bulletin. The Visa Bulletin sets out per-country priority date cutoffs that regulate the flow of adjustment of status (AOS) and consular immigrant visa applications. Foreign nationals may file applications to adjust their statuses to that of permanent residents or to obtain approval of immigrant visas at a U.S. embassy or consulate abroad, provided that their priority dates are prior to the respective cutoff dates specified by the DOS.What Does the November 2014 Visa Bulletin Say?The November Visa Bulletin shows retrogression of more than four years in the cutoff date for the EB-2 India category.The cutoff date for F2A applicants from all countries will advance slightly in October.EB-1: All EB-1 categories will remain current.EB-2: The cutoff date … [Read more...] about Department of State Releases November 2014 Visa Bulletin
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If you want to see how policy and elections can either drive or derail renewable energy deployment one should pay attention to the political activity in California. Since the 1970s, California has been the leader among states as it relates to the development of policies to encourage the use of renewable energy, and this election year will be pivotal for California and the country on that front. On November 2nd Proposition 23 will be on the California’s ballot as an initiated state statute, and if approved it would suspend Assembly Bill 32 otherwise known as the Global Warming Act of 2006 (“the Act”). The Act, which is California's landmark clean air legislation, was passed by a Democratic Legislature and Republican Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger and requires that greenhouse gas (“GHG”) emission levels be cut to 1990 levels by 2020. The Act was scheduled to take effect in … [Read more...] about If Approved by Voters on November 2nd, California Ballot Initiative Would Suspend California’s Climate Change Law
ENERGY AND CLIMATE DEBATEAs Congress wrapped up the first session of the 113th Congress, the House and Senate came together to finalize several pieces of legislation, and policymakers prepared the way for changes to come in 2014.After the House passed the bipartisan budget deal week before last, the Senate sent the measure December 18 to President Obama for his signature. Senate Appropriations Chair Barbara Mikulski (D-MD) and House Appropriations Chair Hal Rogers (R-KY) have begun discussions and will be working through the new year to craft a 12-bill omnibus package that Congress will address when it returns in January. The House is expected to consider the measure by January 10 and the Senate is expected to take up the bill by January 13.The Senate also sent the National Defense Authorization Act to the president’s desk at the end of the week. That measure includes a provision that prohibits the Defense Department from using fiscal year 2014 funds for bulk purchases of drop-in … [Read more...] about Energy and Environmental Law Update – December 23, 2013