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Monday: Submit Name, Birthday, Sex Before Flying

USA Today notes: Monday is the day for full implementation of the Transportation Security Administration’s Secure Flight name/birth date/gender requirements. "That means fliers must have provided that information to airlines when booking or by check-in so names can be matched against government "watch lists" and boarding passes issued. Technically, adults’ first, last and middle names  Read more→

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DOS Travel Warnings to Mexico and Europe

The Department of State (DOS) recently issued several new travel warnings. They warned U.S. citizens traveling to and living in Mexico and across Europe to take precautions and be wary of the potential for danger in these places. The Mexico warning can be found at: http://travel.state.gov/travel/cis_pa_tw/tw/tw_4755.html Europe: http://travel.state.gov/travel/cis_pa_tw/pa/pa_5171.html DOS travel advisories provide travelers with reliable,  Read more→

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Best Lawyers Names Allen and Pinnix’s John L. Pinnix as the "Raleigh Best Lawyers Immigration Lawyer of the Year" for 2011.

Best Lawyers, the oldest and most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession, has named Allen and Pinnix’s John L. Pinnix as the "Raleigh Best Lawyers Immigration Lawyer of the Year" for 2011. After more than a quarter of a century in publication, Best Lawyers is designating "Lawyers of the Year" in high-profile legal specialties  Read more→

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Best Lawyers Names Allen and Pinnix’s John L. Pinnix as the “Raleigh Best Lawyers Immigration Lawyer of the Year” for 2011.

Best Lawyers, the oldest and most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession, has named Allen and Pinnix’s John L. Pinnix as the "Raleigh Best Lawyers Immigration Lawyer of the Year" for 2011. After more than a quarter of a century in publication, Best Lawyers is designating "Lawyers of the Year" in high-profile legal specialties  Read more→

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Pinnix Cited as A North Carolina Business "Mover and Shaker"

North Carolina Business Leader magazine has recognized Allen and Pinnix’s Jack Pinnix as one of it’s 2010 NC’s Movers & Shakers. According to the publisher North Carolina Movers & Shakers are leaders who have positive impact on their organizations and also play a significant role in improving their communities. Pinnix’s selection was among members of  Read more→

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Pinnix Cited as A North Carolina Business “Mover and Shaker”

North Carolina Business Leader magazine has recognized Allen and Pinnix’s Jack Pinnix as one of it’s 2010 NC’s Movers & Shakers. According to the publisher North Carolina Movers & Shakers are leaders who have positive impact on their organizations and also play a significant role in improving their communities. Pinnix’s selection was among members of  Read more→

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Surge Family Immigration Continues; Work Visas Remain Backlogged

Family-based immigrant visa availability, as reported in the Department of State’s Visa Bulletin, took a major step forward in fiscal year 2010 (October 1, 2009 – September 31, 2010) and continues for FY2011. The collective result is that wait times across the board have been significantly reduced compared with this time last year. All family-based  Read more→

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Abercrombie & Fitch Fined Over $1 Million in I-9 Violations

The Obama Administration’s beefed-up enforcement initiatives show no sign of abating anytime soon. The Administration has set records for deportations in 2009 and is on track to deport more than 400,000 individuals in calendar year 2010. Enforcement continues to focus on two prongs: employers who knowingly hire undocumented workers and stepped-up enforcement against gang-related violence  Read more→

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23 Arrested in New York Following Major Worksite Investigation

On October 7 U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Office of Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) announced charges against 26 individuals for operating an international alien smuggling ring, 23 of whom were taken in custody. The defendants allegedly participated in various facets of the alien smuggling industry, including: transportation of illegal aliens from China to the  Read more→

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USCIS To Host Open Houses Nationwide

Yesterday the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS)announced that it will be inviting community stakeholders and the general public to open houses at its offices across the country to meet USCIS personnel and learn more about the agency’s programs. The effort is designed to enhance USCIS’s presence in the community and strengthen its partnership with  Read more→

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