The Bilingual Administrative Assistant will handle administrative duties in our law firm’s Shenyang office. Responsibilities will include: Continue reading
To the excitement of immigration nerds everywhere, the Supreme Court granted certiorari in Kerry v. Din on Oct. 2. In agreeing to hear this case, the Court will be faced with the issue of whether a U.S. citizen’s constitutional rights are violated where a consular officer refuses to issue a visa to her husband without explaining the reason why. Continue reading
The B-1 visa for business visitors provides short term business travelers with a unique opportunity. The B-1 option has its benefits, as well as its limitations. Exploring all the different ways that the B-1 can help a business visitor might surprise you: from individuals travelling to consult with business associates and prospective E-2 investors to certain athletes and professional entertainers. Join our experts for a discussion of all things B-1. Learn more.
A same-sex couple seeking a green card based on their marriage was asked recently at a U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services interview whether they are monogamous. The interview went something like this: Continue reading
On September 15, Beijing authorities made public the following notice revising the requirements and procedures for work units and foreign nationals to obtain work permits and foreign expert permits. Continue reading
The school year has just begun in Beijing. But for children of binational couples, it’s not too early to start thinking about immigration-related requirements for enrolling in Beijing international schools next year. In some cases, a child may need to renounce Chinese citizenship in order to become eligible for enrollment. Continue reading
The European Union Chamber of Commerce in China publishes an annual Position Paper with recommendations to Chinese policy-makers on how to improve the Chinese business environment. The Paper includes various visa-related recommendations: Continue reading
China’s Ministry of Public Security posted this appeal on its website: members of the public with knowledge of family residence registration (hukou) violations should report their tips to the public security bureau. This includes persons who have acquired foreign nationality but failed to cancel their hukou. Continue reading