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Immigration Nerds

Erickson Immigration Group

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Come join us beyond borders for all things immigration. Founded in 1978, Erickson Immigration Group provides comprehensive business immigration, global migration, and compliance solutions that enable companies to hire the best and brightest talent from around the world. We represent clients ranging from Fortune 500s to cutting-edge startups. Sectors represented by our firm include Technology (including CRM services, e-commerce, social and online news media, online entertainment and televisio ...
 
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This week's Immigration Nerds episode is a special one as we celebrate the growth of our podcast to become a must-listen in our industry and a top-rated immigration podcast. But how did we get here? In early 2018, Hiba Anver, now an EIG partner, and host/producer Ian Gaines, then an immigration paralegal, imagined a podcast that would shine a spotl…
 
As the summer approaches many countries across the board are opening up to accommodate the expected influx of tourism as the weather gets warmer. And with that in mind, Bloomberg created a ranking system called the covid resilience index to help guide you along the way. The system aggregates each country’s lockdown severity, vaccinated travel route…
 
On May 23, 2022, the controversial Trump administration policy known as Title 42 is scheduled to officially end. The end of Title 42 follows the CDC announcement that the policy measure is no longer necessary based on current COVID-19 public health conditions. In this week's Immigration Nerds podcast, we talk to Aaron Karnell, Erickson Immigration …
 
Cair Coalition's Senior Attorney Elizabeth Schmelzel joins EIG 's Partner Hiba Anver. They discuss: How international travel expanded her notions of hard work, survival, and compassion experienced worldwide Working in a career that allows you to live out your values The empathy needed to represent clients in immigration detention, and tend to their…
 
Sarah Paoletti is a Practice Professor of Law at the University of Pennsylvania Law School, where she founded and directs the Transnational Legal Clinic. Prof. Paoletti is a founding member of the Board of Directors of Centro de los Derechos del Migrante, Inc., a binational migrant worker rights organization with offices in the U.S. and Mexico, and…
 
University of Illinois-Chicago History Professor and Author Michael R. Jin joins the podcast. His latest book Citizens, Immigrants, and the Stateless: A Japanese American Diaspora in the Pacific captures the lives of more than 50,000 U.S.- born Japanese American Migrants across the U.S. and Japanese colonial borders pre and post-WWII. Actions taken…
 
Today we discuss the State Department's role during a war crisis and the resulting visa implications that follow. US Embassy's role in facilitating humanitarian parole to Ukrainian refugees Nonimmigrant visa implications How USRAP handles refugees State Department role in managing surge capacity Erickson Immigration Groups' Senior Attorney, Consula…
 
Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Service is a non-profit organization that welcomes and supports refugees and migrants entering the United States. It is one of nine refugee resettlement agencies working with the Office of Refugee Resettlement[2] and one of only two that serves unaccompanied refugee minors. With more than 1 million refugees fleeing …
 
Kahn Branch is a Corporate Immigration Legal writer for Erickson Immigration Group. This year we wanted to take an outward-facing scope during black history month, in particular examining the exportation of the Black experience abroad. We take a look at a few notable figures in American history, who used the challenging conditions of their homeland…
 
Doris Meissner is the former Commissioner of the Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS) under President Bill Clinton, heading the program from 1993 to 2000. And now the Senior Fellow and Director of the U.S. Immigration Policy Program at the Migration Policy Institute. We discuss: Immigration's social and structural changes over the last 30 y…
 
Today we are joined by Masha Rumer, Author of the new book “Parenting with an Accent”. This book encapsulates many things, it's part memoir, part interview series, and part academic research highlighting the findings from social science and migration experts. Masha explores how immigrants honor their heritage, navigate setbacks and chart new paths …
 
Evan Taparata is a postdoctoral fellow at the Charles Warren Center for Studies in American History at Harvard University. Evan is currently authoring his latest book “State of Refuge: The Origins of Refugee Law and Policy in the United States”. In this edition, he explores the origins of American refugee law in the years after World War II and how…
 
Welcome to Immigration Nerds, this week's episode centers around the rapidly evolving visa saga between Tennis star Novak Djokovic and Australia, in advance of the Australian Open. This episode was recorded on Wednesday, January 12th, and since then, the decision has been made to cancel Djokovic’s visa for a second time for entering the country wit…
 
Happy New Year, we're kicking off the year with a light conversation. Namely Immigrant led stories in film, and where we can find them. Luckily, Bilal Zouheir joins to navigate us through that journey. Bilal holds an MBA and started his business as a film curator, founding uprootedmovies.com, the internet's first immigrant cinema website. He also r…
 
As the Build Back Better Act approaches its deadline, we like to recap its status till now, with a previous episode from our catalog, to refresh what's at stake. Enjoy this previous recording. We'll be back after the holidays. Today we examine the Biden administration's Build Back Better Act, $100 billion dollars of which is sought to be allocated …
 
After our Build Back Better episode, we find it important to reflect back to our history of US immigration and how it affects sentiments on migration today. Namely, examining historically overlooked regions such as Hawaii and Cuba, the precedents established, and how we can move forward today. Visiting Assistant Professor of History & Race and Ethn…
 
Today we examine the Biden administration's Build Back Better Act, $100 billion dollars of which is sought to be allocated to immigration reform. Please note that this act has already passed the House but at the time of this recording on 12/10/21 it has not yet passed the Senate and is not officially enacted. We’ll walk through the key immigration …
 
On November 10, 2021, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security entered into a settlement with plaintiffs, significantly changing USCIS policy regarding work authorization for qualified H-4 and L-2 status holders. On November 12, 2021, USCIS updated its Policy Manual to reflect these changes. USCIS and CBP are working to reflect these changes on For…
 
Joining today is Senior Staff Attorney for Immigrant legal Resource Center, Rose Cahn. Rose oversees the resource center’s pro bono Immigrant Post-Conviction Relief Project, coauthors many manuals at the cusp of criminal and immigration law, and was instrumental in drafting California Penal Code § 1473.7, a landmark piece of legislation that create…
 
This September Erickson Immigration Group hosted their Women in Law event, which highlights the contributions and stories of pivotal women who work in immigration law. This event was led by EIG’s Erickson Immigration Group’s Partner, Hiba Anver. In this conversation, Policy and Advocacy Strategist, Maunica Sthanki joins Hiba to share her story. The…
 
Global Strategy Advisor and best-selling author Dr. Parag Khanna joins Immigration Nerds. Dr. Parag is the Founder & Managing Partner of FutureMap, a data and scenario-based strategic advisory firm, a Young Global Leader at the World Economic Forum, and Author of the latest book titled “MOVE: The Forces Uprooting Us” (2021). FutureMap has developed…
 
Today, Ari Shaw Director of International Programs at the Williams Institute, and Ingrid Eagly Law Professor at UCLA joins Immigration Nerds. The Williams Institute conducts independent research on sexual orientation and gender identity law and public policy. In March earlier this year, the team completed a comprehensive research paper titled LGBT …
 
Erickson Immigration Group’s Partner Justin Parsons and Lead Researcher Luke Bianco welcome guest Executive Director of National Foundation for American Policy, Stuart Anderson. They discuss the context surrounding Stuart’s latest Forbes article titled “H-1B Visas Are Scarce As Computer Job Vacancies Reach 1.2 Million”. They address: The recent gro…
 
E. Kyle Romero is a visiting professor of history at Loyola University Maryland. He teaches U.S. foreign policy, immigration and global migration, and the history of humanitarianism and human rights. He is currently working on his first book, titled, “Moving People: Refugee Politics, Foreign Aid, and the Emergence of American Humanitarianism”.…
 
This week was dominated by a flurry of headlines, centered around the creation of new standards, unfulfilled promises in policy, and how recent government actions may or may not align with its prior declared commitments. Three stories this week predominately enveloped our timelines. The senate parliamentary issues guidance against Biden’s proposed …
 
Vivian Zavataro is the Director of the John and Geraldine Lilley Museum of Art at the University of Nevada. She specializes in contemporary art and mediation, traveling the world working on installations, museums, and galleries that teach onlookers the value of Diversity, inclusion, and creativity in the work she presents. Joined by Lead Researcher…
 
Shikha Dalmia is a Fellow with the Mercatus Center’s Program on Pluralism and Civil Exchange. She's a former Senior Analyst at Reason Foundation and writing columnist for The Week, and writing contributor for the Reason Magazine, Bloomberg view USA Today, and The New York Times. We discuss: Her professional background as it relates to immigration a…
 
UC Berkeley School of Law professor Jennifer Chacon joins Immigration Nerds. Her area of research focuses primarily on immigration, constitutional law, and criminal law and procedure. Note: Unfortunately there are moments of audio crackling during the interview that was not detected at the moment of recording. We find the content still very valuabl…
 
Managing Director of Immigration and Cross-Border Policy at Bipartisan Policy Center, Theresa Cardinal Brown joins. We discuss: How migration patterns changed as countries open up Biden Administration policy proposal: Addressing a new blueprint to address root causes of Central American migration Current events: The immigration effects of Troops be…
 
Due to recent events in Afghanistan, this episode is a timely one to revisit. Released June 24th, 2021. Noah Coburn is an Anthropologist Professor at Bennington College and author of “Bazaar Politics: Power and Pottery in an Afghan Market Town”. He focuses on political structures and violence in the Middle East and Central Asia. We discuss: o His b…
 
Since the release of the first edition in 1990, Kurzban's Immigration Law Sourcebook has been the go-to legal reference on U.S. immigration law. It cuts out lengthy explanations to provide busy legal professionals with what they need and want—a comprehensive, authoritative, and concise analysis of a complicated area of law. The author of that book,…
 
We have one of the most innovative and civic-minded foodies in DC Co-founder and Chief Operating Officer of Immigrant Food, PETER SCHECHTER, and TÉA IVANOVIC. We discuss: D.C.’s first cause-casual restaurant Immigration lectures and classes held at the restaurant How working on former political campaigns and launching non-profits informed their com…
 
Ahilan T. Arulanantham joins Immigration Nerds. Ahilan is a Professor and Co-Director of the Center for Immigration Law and Policy at UCLA School of Law and former Senior Counsel at the ACLU in Los Angeles. Co-hosted by Lead Researcher, Luke Bianco. We discuss: TPS litigation and Supreme Court arguments Nadarajah v. Gonzales, the first Ninth Circui…
 
Can Biden pass immigration reform? History says it will be tough Brookings Institution Director of the Center for Effective Public Management Elaine C. Kamarck joins the podcast. She is an expert on American electoral politics, government innovation, and reform in the United States, focusing her research on the presidential nomination system and Am…
 
Erickson Immigration Group's Senior Attorney Zara Najam, and Kingsley Napley's Associate Attorney Rizwana Quazi join. We discuss: Lockdown in the UK Its effects on Business travel now and in the future post-Brexit July 1st transition Right-to-work changes for UK employers. Settled Status options for employers/employees…
 
Noah Coburn is an Anthropologist Professor at Bennington College and author of “Bazaar Politics: Power and Pottery in an Afghan Market Town”. He focuses on political structures and violence in the Middle East and Central Asia. We discuss: o His background and how he first became interested in political structures and violence in the Middle East and…
 
Pooja Vora recently graduated with a Masters in Public Policy from Georgetown University, McCourt School of Public Policy where she pursued her interests in immigration, education, housing, and racial equity issues. Pooja is a founding member and past president of the McCourt Migration and Refugee Policy Initiative whose mission centers around high…
 
Born in Costa Rica, Chef Byron Gomez migrated to the United States when he was 8 years old. His interest in culinary arts started at a young age and after several years cooking on Long Island, he set his sights on New York City. With a mission to learn from some of the country’s best, he honed his skills under culinary luminaries like Daniel Boulud…
 
Alessandra La Vaccara , Program Manager of the Missing Migrants Project from ICMP joins the podcast. Dr. La Vaccara has been working on missing persons-related issues since 2012. Prior to joining ICMP, she worked for the ICRC, the UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, the Europe…
 
Steve Yale-Loehr has practiced immigration law for over 35 years. He is co-author of Immigration Law and Procedure, the leading 21-volume treatise on U.S. immigration law. He also teaches immigration and asylum law at Cornell Law School as a Professor of Immigration Practice and is of counsel at Miller Mayer in Ithaca, New York. He also founded and…
 
Charles Wheeler is Director of Training and Legal Support for Catholic Legal Immigration Network and Author of the most seminal books addressing the inner workings and legal nuances surrounding CSPA, “AILA's Focus on the Child Status Protection Act". We discuss the major provisional changes he witnessed over the years covering CSPA.…
 
Javier Miranda, Co-author of the National Bureau of Economic Research's paper "Immigration and Entrepreneurship in the United States" joins Immigration Nerds. Co-authors: Pierre Azoulay, Benjamin Jones, J. Daniel Kim Immigration can expand labor supply and create greater competition for native-born workers. But immigrants may also start new firms, …
 
Since the release of the first edition in 1990, Kurzban's Immigration Law Sourcebook has been the go-to legal reference on U.S. immigration law. It cuts out lengthy explanations to provide busy legal professionals with what they need and want—comprehensive, authoritative, and concise analysis of a complicated area of law. The author of that book, I…
 
The year 2020 marked a sudden break in mobility across international borders. The COVID-19 pandemic decimated tourism and business travel; cut the lion’s share of seasonal and temporary labor migration; temporarily ground refugee resettlement efforts to a halt; and held up the processing of visas of all kinds, from those for international students …
 
Ron Wada is Senior Counsel for TafaPolsky & Smith LLP and is a nationally recognized expert in US immigration law. He is the co-editor of the leading national immigration law treatise Immigration Law and Procedure and is the author of AILA’s Focus on EB2 & EB3 Degree Equivalency, a standard desk-top reference book for immigration attorneys nationwi…
 
Director of Immigration Advocacy at Asian Americans Advancing Justice | AAJC, Megan Horn Essaheb joins. We discuss: Reuniting Families Act provisions and how others can help. #StopAsianHate campaign and recent events in Atlanta. Covid-19’s role in the rise of hostility towards Asian Americans and how AAJC is countering the surge in discrimination/x…
 
On March 12th, USCIS announced it would consider reopening select nonimmigrant petitions that were previously denied based upon three rescinded policy memos. Jon Wasden Partner at Wasden Banias LLC discusses how his team litigated the memos that were later rescinded by USCIS on March 12th, and shares his experience with taking Trump-era policies to…
 
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