Global Entry Now Available for Citizens of Japan

Benefits: Global Entry members bypass traditional CBP inspection lines and use an automated kiosk to complete their admission to the United States. As an added benefit, […]

Self Petitioned, Employment Based Green Cards

– Can I file a green card application without a US employer/sponsor? How hard is it to get these applications approved? Generally speaking, there are two […]

Second Random Selection from Previously Submitted Registrations Complete for FY 2024 H-1B Cap Release Date

USCIS recently announced that it would need to select additional registrations to reach the FY 2024 H1B numerical allocations. USCIS has now randomly selected, from the […]

Who can get a driver’s license in the U.S. and how long is it good for?

The process of obtaining a driver’s license in the United States varies depending on the state, but generally, having a visa is one of the requirements […]

Can I extend my H-1B past 6 years?

A foreign national worker is limited to a maximum duration of six years in H1B status. The law, however, provides a few exemptions to this general […]

Follow-to-join Benefits

Immigration follow-to-join benefits are a valuable resource for immigrants seeking to reunite with their families. These benefits allow family members who were left behind in their […]

Immigration News Flash: Increase in L-1 Site Visits & Compliance Reviews

Recently, there has been an increase in site visits targeting companies that employ L-1 visa workers. While the USCIS has been routinely conducting similar site visits […]

Immigration News: 2016 H-1B Cap Season Overview

As expected, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) reached the numerical cap for this year’s H-1B lottery. USCIS announced on April 7, 2016, that it has […]

Did you know? RBL Attorney Genki Shiohara is interviewed in the May issue of Japion newspaper.

Attorney Genki Shiohara is featured in this month’s Japion newspaper.

Employment Law: What to do & not to do when hiring staff in NY

Reina Boaz, Esq., Managing Attorney of RBL Partners, authored a Guidebook for Employers, covering advice on what to do and what not to do when hiring […]