OUR FIRM NEWS:
Edward Beshara was a speaker at the 38th Annual AILA South Florida Immigration Law Update
Edward Beshara was a speaker on an EB5 panel with Jeff Campion and Ron Klasko at the AILA (American Immigration Lawyer Association) South Florida 38th “Annual Immigration Law Update” on the Compliance impact of material changes, I-829 issues, and remedies for long-delayed adjudications.
Edward Beshara presented at the NES EB-5 Innovation Summit in Miami
On February 8, Edward Beshara participated in a panel discussion on third party fund. The NES EB-5 Innovation Summit provided a forum for the latest key topics and expert discussions in foreign investments and shed lights on the promising future of EB-5.
Edward Beshara guest speaker at UCF Real Estate Council
Edward Beshara was a guest EB5 speaker at the UCF of Central Florida) Real Estate Council special event featuring top level real estate attorneys, providing insight into a wide array of real estate expertise. It was a great networking opportunity with other real estate University facets and also UCF Grads.
Edward Beshara and Andrea Almeida attended the board of director meeting at the CFBACC
The Central Florida Brazilian American Chamber of Commerce board meeting was attended by Edward Beshara, CFBACC Board Director and trustee, and Andrea Almeida, CFBACC Treasurer, and the Brazilian Liaison at BESHARA PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATION. The objective of the meeting was to plan for successful events in the US and Brazil for 2017.
Edward Beshara attended OACFR meeting
Edward Beshara attended the OACFR (Orlando Area Committee on Foreign Relations) meeting on Monday, February 20, 2017. OACFR hosted Kim Ghattas, Emmy Award-winning Lebanese-born BBC journalist and New York Times best-selling author, who gave an insightful speech on “The New Administration: An Outsider’s Perspective and US Immigration.”
Edward Beshara and Sal Picataggio )Junior Partner at Beshara P.A.) participated in a panel discussion at the UF Immigration Law Association.
Edward Beshara and Sal Picataggio who are both adjunct professors of business immigration law at the University of Florida Immigration Law Association in a panel discussion on February 23, with over 50 students from UF Immigration Law Association. A broad range of topics was discussed including recent ICE raids, the implications of the executive orders on their immigration law practices, and their advice to students wishing to pursue a career in immigration law.
TOP IMMIGRATION NEWS:
A new executive was released on March 6, 2017
President Trump on Monday signed a revised version of his executive order excluding Iraq from the new ban. Read the new executive order here
USCIS Will Temporarily Suspend Premium Processing for All H-1B Petitions
USCIS will temporarily suspend premium processing for all H-1B petitions filed on or after April 3, 2017. To learn more click here.
USCIS new forms and updated fees are in effect starting February 21, 2017
The US Citizenship and Immigration services will no longer accept older forms prior to the ones issued on 12/23/16 for visa application and will apply new fees. Check USCIS website.
USCIS announces revised procedures to determine visa availability
USCIS, in coordination with Department of State (DOS), is revising the procedures for determining visa availability for applicants waiting to file for employment-based or family-sponsored preference adjustment of status. Read February visa bulletin details
New Immigrants can create a USCIS online account
New Immigrants will now have the option to create a USCIS online account when they pay the USCIS Immigrant Fee. A USCIS online account will let them easily track the status of their Green Card, receive electronic notifications and case updates, and change and update their mailing address. Read more.