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24Apr2014

The EAD: Work Freedom Above All Other US Visas

  • By Adv. Dotan Cohen
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The United States Government (more specifically, the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services, or USCIS) often issues a document called an Employment Authorization Document, or EAD, to foreigners currently located in the US.  For those that are fortunate enough to be approved for an EAD, this document (which comes in the form of a card)
24Apr2014

EB-5 PROGRAM

  • By Adv. Dotan Cohen
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The EB-5 visa, created by Section 203(b)(5) of the U.S. Immigration Act of 1990, was established to attract foreign capital and create U.S. jobs by providing a method of obtaining a Green Card for foreign nationals who invest either $1,000,000 generally or at least $500,000 in a “Targeted Employment Area.” Under the program, immigrants are granted
24Apr2014

Regulating status of a foreign spouse – The Interview Procedure

  • By Adv. Dotan Cohen
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Introduction Our global era leads to the existence of mixed couples, when Israeli citizens choose to share their life with foreign citizens they meet on their trips abroad or in Israel itself. As the relationship becomes serious, the couple is given the possibility of regulating foreign spouse legal status in Israel, allowing her/him living and
23Apr2014

Common-law Family Members of Foreign Experts

  • By Adv. Dotan Cohen
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Establishing a mutual love relationship between couples is still done by marriage and marriage ceremony in most cases. The marriage institution is still very popular all over the world, based everywhere on similar principles – a public binding attachment between a couple. However, each country has developed a set of rules, regulations and laws for
15Apr2014

Relocation to Canada

  • By Adv. Dotan Cohen
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Canada is a country in North America consisting of 10 provinces and 3 territories. Located in the northern part of the continent, it extends from the Atlantic to the Pacific and northward into the Arctic Ocean. At 9.98 million square kilometers in total, Canada is the world’s second-largest country by total area, and its common border with the United States
14Apr2014

Religion-Based Visa: Procedure, MOI and Disputes

  • By Adv. Dotan Cohen
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Among the Visas awarded to non-citizens staying in Israel, there is one unique visa, issued to religious clergy members, employed at well-known religious institutes. Providing a clergyman with an Entry visa to Israel raises many questions and is of a somewhat problematic nature. We will look into the procedures and theoretical and practical issues involved
12Apr2014

Illegal Employment of Foreign Experts in Israel – Is It Really Worth It?

  • By Adv. Dotan Cohen
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Almost all of us here in Israel are aware of the phenomenon of illegal employment of foreign workers and foreign experts. One of the reasons for illegal employment is, undoubtedly, the attempt to reduce the employer’s expenses. In this article we shall discuss the various costs to the employer for legally employing foreign experts and
10Apr2014

Australia’s New and Improved Skilled Visa Program (GSM)

  • By Adv. Dotan Cohen
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In July of 2012 the Australian Government implemented unprecedented changes to its General Skilled Migration (GSM) Program. However, before discussing those changes, it is important to understand the nature of the GSM Program itself.   Australia was one of the first countries to create a visa program which grants permanent residence to an applicant simply
08Apr2014

New Guidelines For Prosecutorial Discretion of Deportation Cases

  • By Adv. Dotan Cohen
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On August 18, 2011, the State Department announced that it intended to reexamine all of the cases demanding deportation (300,000 cases in total) from people living in the US. The purpose of this reexamination was to determine if some cases can be closed, while others would proceed. This was welcome news for many immigration lawyers
08Apr2014

US Immigration Reform is Not Dead – Despite Noise to the Contrary

  • By Adv. Dotan Cohen
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  The immigration reform debate in American politics has had some time out of the spotlight recently.  The annual congressional summer break quieted the conversation, and then the dominant political story was the budget argument and subsequent government shutdown that revolved, in large part, around the Affordable Care Act (also known as “Obamacare”).  With the exception
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