On June 22, 2020, President Trump issued a Proclamation suspending entry into the United States for certain employment-based nonimmigrant visa holders. The Proclamation is effective June 24, 2020,and it suspends such entry until December 31, 2020, pursuant to INA §§ 212(f) and 215(a), with exceptions as outlined below. The Proclamation also extends to December 31, […] Read more..
On April 22, 2020, President Trump issued a proclamation “Suspending Entry of Immigrants Who Present Risk to the U.S. Labor Market During the Economic Recovery Following the COVID-19 Outbreak.” The proclamation went into effect April 23, 2020 at 11:59 PM (ET). The proclamation suspends the entry of certain Immigrants into the U.S. for a period […] Read more..
The quickly evolving COVID-19 public health emergency has had an undeniable impact on daily life worldwide. BMK continues to monitor these unfolding events and assessing issues that may impact our clients. Through this website, the firm will provide ongoing updates concerning such impacts including travel restrictions and related protocol, agency closures, and immigration benefit compliance […] Read more..
BMK partner, Deborah J. Notkin, will be moderating a Webinar for the American Immigration Lawyers Association entitled “2019 Trends in PERM and BALCA Cases: What You Need to Know” later this month. This program is scheduled to take place on Tuesday, November 19, 2019, live via webcast, at 2:00 pm ET with a 90-minute duration. Ms. […] Read more..
BMKLLP partner, Deborah Notkin, has been included in the 2020 Edition of U.S. News’ Best Lawyers for Immigration Law. Moreover, The BMKLLP standout has been recognized by The Best Lawyers in America, for her work in Immigration Law, since 1995. During her 30 years in practice, Ms. Notkin has acquired a nationally recognized expertise in […] Read more..
Barst Mukamal & Kleiner partner Deborah Notkin was once again named as one of the 20 Top Immigration Attorneys nationally in Lawdragon Human Resources. She has been honored with this designation for many years. Ms. Notkin has earned her place among the nation’s leading corporate immigration lawyers and is a mainstay on Lawdragon’s Guide to […] Read more..
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..
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..
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..
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..