Law Offices of Janet J. Greathouse
Immigration and Nationality Law
New Developments - March 1, 2003 to March 14, 2003
"Secure Borders. Open Doors."
On March 14, the U.S. Department of State announced a visa education campaign.  More

BCIS Begins Development of New Citizenship Test
The Bureau of Citizenship and Immigration Services (BCIS) has announced a pilot project to standardize the English, government and Unites States history tests for citizenship applicants.  More

Employer Penalized for Violations Involving H-1B Workers
A wage and hour dispute involving Universal Software Solutions, Inc.'s H-1B workers was resolved recently, with the company agreeing to payment of a penalty and back wages. 

Uruguay Is Terminated from Visa Waiver Program
An evaluation of designation of four countries in the Visa Waiver Program (VWP) has led to the termination of Uruguay as a participant, as of April 15, 2003. 

Attorney Sentenced in Labor Certification Fraud Case
A federal district court judge in Virginia has sentenced Samuel G. Kooritzky to 10 years imprisonment based on a jury conviction for conspiracy, labor certification fraud, making false statements, immigration fraud and money laundering. 

TPS Designation for Angola Is Terminated
The Department of Justice recently announced that designation of Angola under the Temporary Protected Status (TPS) program will expire on March 29, 2003. 

Public Education Grants Involving Employment Discrimination Available
The Office of Special Counsel for Immigration Related Unfair Employment Practices has announced the availability of grants to conduct public education programs involving employment discrimination. 
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