Recent USCIS Policy Memos on RFEs/NOIDs & Notices to Appear (NTAs) to Impact a Wide Range of Visa Holders

POLICY UPDATE Implications of USCIS Policy Memos concerning (1) Updated Guidance for the Referral of Cases and Issuance of Notices to Appear (NTAs) in Cases Involving Inadmissible and Deportable Aliens and (2) Issuance of Certain RFEs and NOIDs; Revisions to Adjudicator’s Field Manual (AFM) Chapter 10.5(a), Chapter 10.5(b) Two recent policy memoranda issued by the […] 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..

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..

Register for the Diversity Visa Lottery Starting October 18, 2017

The Department of State closed the Diversity Visa (DV) entry period for Fiscal Year 2019 which began on October 3, 2017 due to a technical issue.  Entries which were submitted between October 3, 2017 and October 10, 2017 are not valid and the Department of State has excluded these entries from the lottery system.  However, […] Read more..

Alexis S. Axelrad to be a panelist at PLI’s 50th Annual Immigration & Naturalization Institute

BMKLLP immigration lawyer, Alexis S. Axelrad, will be a panelist at PLI’s 50th Annual Immigration & Naturalization Institute. This event will offer an outstanding faculty of leading practitioners who will discuss recent developments, key immigration trends, and hot topics. It will take place on December 6th and December 7th, 2017 and will be located at the […] Read more..

Alexis S. Axelrad will be a featured speaker at the SHRM 2017 All-Day Legislative & Legal Conference

BMKLLP New York immigration lawyer, Alexis S. Axelrad, will be a featured speaker at the New York City Society of Human Resource Managers 2017 All-Day Legislative & Legal Conference. The event will take place on October 18, 2017, 8 am to 4:30 pm. The location will be Club 101, 101 Park Avenue, New York, New York. This […] Read more..

Alexis S. Axelrad to present EANYC Harvard Club Luncheon, US Immigration Policy and Travel Update

BMKLLP immigration lawyer Alexis S. Axelrad will be presenting the following program: US Immigration Policy & Travel Update: discussion of the latest US Immigration law trends and policies impacting US employers, their employees and families. This will include a discussion of the increase in compliance and enforcement for all workers, proper completion and maintenance of […] Read more..

Alexis S. Axelrad to be featured speaker at The AILA RDC EMEA Fall 2017 Conference

Alexis S. Axelrad of BMKLLP will be speaking at The AILA RDC EMEA Fall 2017 Conference. This event will take place from November 12 through November 15, 2017. For more information, please visit the AILA RDC EMEA website here. 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..

Join BMKLLP at the Baker Tilly Capital EB-5 & Foreign Wealth Management Seminar

We would like to invite you to a panel featuring one of our top EB-5 attorneys taking place October 19th in NYC. The EB-5 program is at the core of the 10,000+ green cards that have been issued to foreign investors over the past few years. Here at BMKLLP, our attorneys have been assisting such […] Read more..