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From top athletes to top companies, South African native Leon Versfeld guides clients through immigration law with a global touch. After working as an advocate of the High Court of South Africa for almost two...
President Barack Obama’s executive order on dealing with the issue of illegal immigration sparked heated debate on Friday. Of the 11 million people living in the United States illegally, Obama would allow 5 million to...
Born and raised in the country transformed by the anti-Apartheid icon, Kansas City resident Leon Versfeld finds sadness but celebration in the passing of icon Nelson Mandela. “How fortunate are we to live during the...
The annual race for H-1B visas is under way, but if you’re only starting your application now, it’s probably already too late. U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services opened a weeklong window Monday for companies to...
Businesses and developers looking for creative financing may want to consider a federal program that allows foreign investors to essentially buy their way into the country. View Full Article
As COO and general counsel for Sporting Kansas City, Greg Cotton deals more with green cards than the red and yellow cards that usually pop up in a soccer game. But mostly, he concentrates on achieving...
* Versfeld & Hugo, managing member * University of Pretoria, South Africa * Immigration law Leon Versfeld applies a global perspective to help his clients navigate a complex sea of immigration law. A native of...
A love for rugby, the practice of law and the woman he eventually married kept Leon Versfeld in the United States. The South African expatriate landed in Kansas City in 2000 on a simple visit...
- Temporary Protected Status for Haiti Extended for Six Months
- USCIS Plays Critical Role in Investigation Leading to the indictment of a Miami Immigration Consultant for Fraud Scheme
- Temporary Protected Status Extended for Nepal
- Deferred Enforced Departure Extended for Liberians in U.S.
- DHS Announces 18-Month Redesignation and Extension of Temporary Protected Status for Yemen
- Temporary Protected Status Extended for Somalia
- USCIS Efforts in Investigating Large-Scale Immigration Fraud Leads to Sentencing
- USCIS Assists in Investigation Leading to Conviction of Imposter Attorney in Marriage Fraud Scheme
- USCIS Will Issue Redesigned Green Cards and Employment Authorization Documents
- USCIS Reaches FY 2018 H-1B Cap
- Putting American Workers First: USCIS Announces Further Measures to Detect H-1B Visa Fraud and Abuse
- USCIS Will Accept H-1B Petitions for Fiscal Year 2018 Beginning April 3
- Celebrating Presidents Day with Naturalization Ceremonies
- USCIS to Welcome More than 25,000 New U.S. Citizens During Presidents Day Naturalization Ceremonies
- Previous Editions of Forms Accepted Until Feb. 21, 2017, but Must Include New Fees
- USCIS Publishes Interim Rule on T Nonimmigrant Status
- USCIS Announces Extension of Parole for Immediate Relatives of U.S. Citizens
- USCIS Publishes Final Rule For Certain Employment-Based Immigrant and Nonimmigrant Visa Programs
- USCIS Revises Form I-9, Used for All New Hires in U.S.
- USCIS to Host Naturalization Ceremonies Highlighting Continued Commitment to Veterans