E-2 Visa for Israeli Nationals

On May 1, 2019, U.S. Citizen and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced that E-2 Treaty Investor visas became available for Israeli nationals. For citizens of a treaty country, an E-2 visa is a convenient way to obtain a visa to enter, work, and live in the United States. The E-2 Treaty Investor visa is a non-immigrant […] Read more..

New EB-5 Rules to take effect November 21st, 2019.

On July 24th, 2019, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) published a final rule making significant changes to the EB-5 Immigrant Investors Program. The final rule will go into effect on November 21st, 2019. In order for investors to be grandfathered under the much lower, $500,000 investment amount, they must file their I-526 petitions […] Read more..

Barst Mukamal & Kleiner Partner Alexis S. Axelrad Re-elected to AILA Board of Governors.

On June 20th, BMK partners Alexis S. Axelrad and Deborah J. Notkin spoke at the American Immigration Lawyers Association Annual Conference on Immigration Law in Orlando, Florida. Ms. Axelrad spoke at the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Open Forum as well as Regulatory and Policy Changes at USCIS and DOS: Part II. Ms. Notkin […] Read more..

Join BMKLLP at our upcoming workshop, “Building A Nation Through Immigration.”

Join BMKLLP at our upcoming free workshop, “Building A Nation Through Immigration” on Wednesday, May 15th at 12PM. Topics we will be covering at the workshop include EB-5 Visa & Funding, L-1 Visas for New Offices in the US, Temporary Visa Options for Foreign Nationals including Ls, H-1B Visas, and H-1B Alternatives, Temporary Visa & Permanent […] Read more..

Alexis S. Axelrad to speak at 2019 Legal Association for Women Symposium

BMK Partner, Alexis S. Axelrad, will be speaking on a panel at the 2019 Legal Association for Women Symposium, “Are Times Really Changing? Perspectives on the Legal Profession’s Glass Ceiling.” The event will take place on April 18th, 2019 from 6:00 pm EDT to 9:00 PM EDT in the Events Center at New York Law […] Read more..

Barst Mukamal & Kleiner Partner Deborah J. Notkin quoted in Bloomberg Law

Barst Mukamal & Kleiner partner Deborah J. Notkin has been quoted in Bloomberg Law. Read the full article, “Big Immigration Impact Could Come From Modest Deficit Proposal,” here. For over 25 years, partner Deborah J. Notkin has served as a distinguished immigration attorney in New York. Learn more about Ms. Notkin here. Read more..

Alexis S. Axelrad to Speak at AILA Audio Seminar this March

BMK Partner, Alexis S. Axelrad, will be leading an audio seminar, hosted by AILA, for which she is an acting member of the Board of Governors, in order to discuss the latest U.S. Customs and Border Protection practices through the United States. The seminar will take place on March 14th, 2019 at 2:00pm EST and […] Read more..

Alexis S. Axelrad to Speak at Ajax Union LinkedIn Meetup in Dumbo

BMK Partner, Alexis S. Axelrad, will be delivering a speech surrounding immigration law as it pertains to business owners and entrepreneurs at an upcoming networking event in Brooklyn, NY. The event, LinkedIn Meetup in Dumbo – Networking March Madness, will take place on March 27th, 2019 at 6:00pm EST at WeWork Dumbo Heights, 81 Prospect […] Read more..

Partial Government Shutdown 2019: Implication on US Immigration

The debate over border security funding continues as we enter the fourth week of 2019. There has been little to no sign of compromise or resolve between President Trump and Congress. Approximately 25 percent of government functions are currently shut down. How does this affect future and existing immigration cases? While the answer still remains […] Read more..

Alexis S. Axelrad to Speak at New York SHRM All-Day Legislative & Legal Conference

Barst Mukamal & Kleiner LLP would like to announce that our very own Alexis S. Axelrad will be speaking at the All-Day Legislative & Legal Conference on Thursday, October 18, 2018. The New York SHRM event will be held at Club 101, 101 Park Avenue (corner of 40th), from 8:00 am – 4:30 pm. The […] Read more..