Impact of the New Updated Memorandum’s on Nonimmigrant Students and Exchange Visitors

Immigration law changes often and can be complicated and overwhelming for students studying in this country, exchange visitors, and for families of those students. Earlier this month, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) posted an updated memorandum changing how the agency will calculate unlawful presence for students and exchange visitors in F, J, and M nonimmigrant status. This includes [...]

By |2018-05-22T14:42:23-06:00May 22, 2018|

Six Caplan and Earnest Attorneys Named to Best Lawyers® List

BOULDER — Aug. 15, 2016 — Six Caplan and Earnest LLC attorneys were selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2017. To be named to the list, attorneys must first receive a nomination before going through an exhaustive peer-review survey of nearly 50,000 attorneys. The Caplan and Earnest attorneys recognized by Best Lawyers are: Jim Branum, [...]

By |2016-08-15T11:06:13-06:00August 15, 2016|

Attorney Brad Hendrick Named Chair-Elect of AILA’s Colorado Chapter

BOULDER—June 9, 2016—Caplan and Earnest LLC attorney Brad Hendrick, a member of the firm, was recently elected to the position of Chair-Elect of the Colorado Chapter of the American Immigration Lawyers Association. Based upon this election he will automatically ascend to the position of Chapter Chair in May 2017. Hendrick leads Caplan and Earnest’s immigration law section and was selected [...]

By |2017-06-23T11:33:42-06:00June 9, 2016|

Attorney Brad Hendrick Presents on Immigration Topics at CU

BOULDER, Colo.—Feb. 16, 2016—Caplan and Earnest attorney Brad Hendrick presented on immigration law topics to International Student and Scholar Services at the University of Colorado in mid-February. ISSS oversees international students once they are admitted to the university and provides immigration advising. Hendrick frequently lectures and writes on immigration law matters, specifically technology-sector immigration issues and skilled-worker visas. For his [...]

By |2016-12-27T11:06:27-06:00February 16, 2016|

Changes to E Visa Application Processing in Mexico

Due to recent increases in overall visa applications, the United States embassy in Mexico City has announced that they will no longer process nonimmigrant E visa applications received in Applicant Service Centers. Noting that E visa treaty trader and treaty investor applicants are an integral part of the U.S. economy, the Embassy announced that processing of E1 treaty trader and [...]

By |2016-12-27T11:06:36-06:00August 11, 2015|

What’s Next for H-1B Visa Applicants Not Selected in USCIS Lottery

The random selection process for the H-1B visa used by U.S. businesses to employ highly skilled foreign workers is one of the most competitive administered by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. The filing period opens on April 1 each year, and USCIS often closes the process only days later when they receive enough petitions to meet the cap. For [...]

By |2016-12-27T11:06:36-06:00August 10, 2015|

Brad Hendrick presents on immigration topics at AILA National Conference

BOULDER, Colo.—June 29, 2015—Immigration law attorney Brad Hendrick of Caplan and Earnest LLC served as a panelist for the session “Employment Based Permanent Residence Options” at the American Immigration Lawyers Association’s National Conference in Washington, D.C., on June 19. He additionally served on a panel for law students interested in practicing immigration law on June 17. Hendrick frequently lectures and [...]

By |2017-06-23T11:34:19-06:00June 29, 2015|

Brad Hendrick Delivers Talks to CU Student and Local Human Resource Groups

Immigration law attorney Brad Hendrick of Caplan and Earnest LLC recently delivered two talks in town to highlight current legal matters involving immigration. This month, he spoke to the University of Colorado at Boulder Society of Human Resource Management student group on cross-cultural communications. In September, he delivered to the Boulder Area Human Resource Association chapter “Immigration Trends and Compliance,” [...]

By |2016-12-27T11:06:56-06:00October 31, 2014|

Brad Hendrick Selected for AILA Colorado Panel Discussion on Immigration Issues

Immigration law attorney Brad Hendrick of Caplan and Earnest LLC was selected for a panel discussion entitled “Prevailing Wage Determinations and Evidence of Ability to Pay Wages” at the American Immigration Lawyers Association’s Colorado chapter conference in Denver on Oct. 15. panel examined issues related to hiring foreign workers, including prevailing wage requests for non-immigrant visa applications, a key issue [...]

By |2016-12-27T11:06:57-06:00October 22, 2014|

Six Caplan and Earnest LLC Attorneys Named to Best Lawyers List

Six attorneys from Caplan and Earnest LLC were recently selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2015. Each of the six has been named to this prestigious annual list previously for their work in a variety of practice areas. Selection for Best Lawyers is based on an exhaustive peer-review survey of nearly 50,000 attorneys.  The Caplan [...]

By |2014-08-18T10:36:05-06:00August 18, 2014|