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..

Deborah Notkin is recognized as one of the top 20 Business Immigration Attorneys in the US

Barst Mukamal & Kleiner LLP is pleased to announce that Ms. Deborah Notkin has been recognized as one of the Top 20 Business Immigration Attorneys in the United States by Human Resource Executive.  HRE is the premier publication focused on strategic issues in HR.  It is written primarily for vice presidents and directors of human […] Read more..

Immigration Attorney Alexis S. Axelrad To Speak At Metro Women’s Leadership Summit

The Metro Women’s Leadership Summit will be held Friday, June 1, at the Newark Airport Marriott Hotel and this year’s lineup features a powerfully diverse group of female speakers. Among the prominent women leaders is attorney Alexis S. Axelrad from the prestigious New York law firm of Barst Mukamal & Kleiner. She will lead a Breakout […] Read more..

Attorney Alexis S. Axelrad Celebrates 20-Year Anniversary at Barst Mukamal & Kleiner

One of New York’s top immigration attorneys celebrates 20 years of dedicated service. Alexis S. Axelrad joined Barst Mukamal & Kleiner two decades ago, starting her career with the firm as a writer of the second edition of the firm’s treatise on US Immigration law. At one of New York City’s most well-established immigration law […] Read more..

New York City SHRM 2018 Annual Legal Update

Join BMK LLP Partner Alexis S. Axelrad at the New York City SHRM’s Legislative and Legal Special Interest Group’s 2018 Annual Legal Update. The Update will be particularly interesting to Human Resource practitioners involved in labor, employment, and immigration law. Alexis will present on a variety of important immigration-related topics. Topics include the H-1B lottery, […] Read more..

DHS Update: New Regulations Affecting H-1B Workers Being Considered

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is reportedly considering new regulations that would limit the ability of H-1B workers who are in the lawful permanent residence (LPR) process to obtain an extension of their H-1B status beyond the usual six-year limit of authorized stay pursuant to AC21 (The American Competitiveness in the 21st Century Act). […] Read more..

BMK Attorneys Highlighted in New York Law School Magazine

The most recent issue of New York Law School Magazine features information regarding the establishment’s high-profile work in immigration law and features their network of alumni who lead in all areas of this critical and ever-changing field. BMK immigration attorneys Alexis Axelrad and Deborah Norkin are highlighted within the issue. You can view it here. Read more..

Have you recently received a RFE from the USCIS? Here’s what you should do.

There has been an uptick of RFEs being issued by  United States Citizenship and Immigration Service (USCIS) under the Trump administration. RFEs, or Requests for Evidence, refer to a formal request by the United States Citizenship and Immigration Service (USCIS) requiring employers to provide additional evidence related to the petition they filed on behalf of […] Read more..

Turkey US Immigration Update: Suspension of Nonimmigrant Visas.

On October 8, 2017, the United States suspended all nonimmigrant visa services at U.S. diplomatic facilities in Turkey.  The United States aims to reevaluate the security of its U.S. Mission facilities and personnel during the suspension.  The suspension has been implemented for an indefinite period of time. In response, the Turkish Ministry of Foreign Affairs has suspended […] Read more..

USCIS & SSA Information Sharing Partnership

The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) in collaboration with the Social Security Administration (SSA) have established a new information-sharing partnership allowing for foreign nationals in certain categories to apply for work authorization and a Social Security number using an updated Form I-765. Previously, to lawfully work in the United States, applicants in certain categories […] Read more..