Category: Immigration

Public Charge Rule Dismissed by the Supreme Court

  On March 9, 2021 the Biden Administration dismissed their petition before the US Supreme Court to defend the “public charge rule.” The public charge rule was a Trump-era regulation that would make it very difficult for immigrants to obtain permanent residence if they had used public benefits, had a low income, and/or a limited…
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Immigration Changes – What you need to Know – Part 2

  In part 1 in our series discussing immigration changes, we discussed legacy immigration policies of the Trump administration. In part 2 of 2, we will explore likely upcoming immigration policy changes from the Biden administration:   The Public Charge Rule expansion: This was a Trump administration regulatory action that greatly complicated the process of…
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Immigration Changes – What you need to know

  With the inauguration of Joseph R. Biden as president, there will be a substantial amount of change to the immigration system. These include changes to the legal employment immigration system as well. However, there are also substantial regulatory changes (or in some cases attempted changes) from the Trump administration that will need to be…
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Joseph Fuschetto Presents on Current Immigration Issues to Purdue University Students

Joseph Fuschetto Presents on Current Immigration Issues to Purdue University Students Bunger & Robertson attorney, Joseph Fuschetto, presented virtually during “Immigration 101” to Purdue University students. Immigration 101 was hosted by the Krannert School of Management, Professional Development Center at Purdue University. During the presentation, Joe, along with co-panelists Mercedes Badia-Tavas and David Wilks, discussed…
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The Trump Nonimmigrant order and Medical Professionals

The Trump Nonimmigrant order and Medical Professionals The long-anticipated Executive Order (“EO”) barring many work-authorized nonimmigrants has now been issued by the Trump administration. With the final text being issued, immigration professionals at Bunger and Robertson can now provide some concrete advice on how this will impact current and future clients. Having said that, there…
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Soccer & Citizenship

As an immigration and naturalization attorney and a die-hard soccer fan, I am often in a position of explaining to my fellow fans what qualifies a certain player United States Men’s National Team (“USMNT”). The global popularity of soccer and the relative ease of obtaining a United States passport means that much of the US…
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Bunger and Robertson Attorney Joseph Fuschetto Presenting on DACA on December 5th

Bunger and Robertson Attorney, Joseph Fuschetto, with IU Associate General Counsel, Frank Martinez, will be presenting at the Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis campus. Their presentation will discuss options for DACA students in the current immigration environment. DACA which stands for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals allowed certain foreign individuals who arrived in the United States…
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The New State of Immigration

Since the election results, I have received numerous e-mails, phone calls, and instant messages from concerned current and former clients. Unfortunately, many of the questions as to possible changes in immigration laws and policies cannot be answered at this time. Simply put, the laws and policies of the new administration and Congress have yet to…
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