[OPINION] There’s still time to save the nation’s Dreamers, says RLG Immigration Dept. Chair Darius Amiri

Darius Amiri – Chair of the Immigration Department at Rose Law Group By Darius Amiri – contributing writer | Phoenix Business Journal While the nation’s focus is rightfully on the Covid-19 crisis, another crisis looming for a large group of young people. Dreamers are still living a nightmare as they wait for the federal government to act on their status. There is no …

Plight of ‘dreamers’ looms as Supreme Court decides their fate; RLG Immigration Chair Darius Amiri Weighs In

By Darius Amiri | Arizona Capitol Times While the nation’s focus is rightfully on the COVID-19 crisis, another crisis is looming for a large group of young people. Dreamers are living a nightmare as they wait for the federal government to act on their status. There is no national consensus on immigration, with passionate viewpoints on both sides. But most Americans sympathize …

Separated by immigration law and a pandemic, this family fights to stay connected; RLG Immigration Chair Darius Amiri sees silver lining

By Alden Woods | The Republic Richard and Elise celebrated their first wedding anniversary in the Dominican Republic. While they were there, Richard presented Elise, who was seven months pregnant, with a painting of their growing family. It showed her in peaceful childbirth and him by her side, reaching out to her, reassuring her in Spanish: I am always with you, love.  They …

Trump sued for blocking stimulus checks to Americans married to immigrants; RLG Immigration Chair Darius Amiri calls block ‘a constitutional infringement.’

By Aimee Picchi | CBS News President Donald Trump faces a lawsuit over the federal government declining to issue $1,200 stimulus checks to U.S. citizens who are married to immigrants without Social Security numbers. The litigation comes after the IRS said that only married couples in which both spouses hold valid Social Security numbers will receive the payments. The suit, …

Breakdown of President Trump’s executive order to suspend immigration into the United States

By Darius Amiri, Chair of Immigration Department at Rose Law Group On April 20, 2020, President Trump tweeted that he would be signing an Executive Order to temporarily suspend immigration into the United States as a result of the 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. During a press briefing on April 21, 2020, President Trump announced: “This order will only apply to individuals …

H-1B visa employer compliance information during economic downturn

By Darius Amiri, Chair of Immigration Department at Rose Law Group This summary provides guidance to employers about complying with the H-1B regulations during an economic downturn. The summary addresses the following likely situations that an employer might come across during this unfortunate turn of events: 1.Reduction in H-1B visa holder’s work hours (from full-time to part-time). 2. H-1B working from home …

Immigration Update: ‘I have never seen anything like this,’ says Rose Law Group Immigration Dept. Chairman, Darius Amiri

By Darius Amiri, Chair of Immigration Dept. at Rose Law Group As the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak continues to spread through the United States, our immigration system can now count itself among the many industries affected. As an immigration lawyer who represents corporate and individual clients among all facets of our U.S. immigration system, from court appearances at the Executive Office of Immigration …