The Immigration Lawyers' Podcast

In-Depth Discussions, Interviews and Legal Analysis of Immigration Law and Practice with Professionals in the Field, with Host John Khosravi, Esq. Intended for Immigration Lawyers and Attorneys. Attorney Advertisement, please consult with an attorney.
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Mar 19, 2018

RFEs, Politics & The Future of Immigration Practices

Mar 7, 2018

Free Kurzban 15th Ed. Raffle: email me:

Sep 5, 2017

Weekly Recap of Aug. 21 - Sept. 3, 2017 - DACA, Advance Parole, Immigration Court Decisions, ICE, EB-5 Suit, Humanitarian Reinstatement & Co-Counseling

Jul 18, 2017

Weekly Recap of July 10-16, 2017 - Travel Bans and Reversed Denials, TPS, F-1 Changes, CBP and the Cloud, Exit Biometrics, Parole, Stokes in Boston, Step-Child Petitions, Proxy Marriages, Growing Your Law Practice

Jul 11, 2017

Episode 48: Weekly Recap of July 3-9, 2017.

Travel Ban's Public Support, State Dept. Survey, TNs Regs., Prima Facie

Software, Healthcare for Immigration Lawyers, Pet Peeves, Book Review:

Turn a Negative Into a Positive,  Pricing Your Practice Right,

ABA Journal Blawg & More

Jul 4, 2017

Weekly Update, Tips & News for June 26 - July 2, 2017: The Ban, Bills, DACA, ICE, I-485, Client Errors, EAD Delays, Education & Frustration

Jun 27, 2017

Weekly Update, Tips & News for June 19-25, 2017: Trump Ban, Supreme Court, Visa Denials, SEC EB-5 Suit, USCIS Issues, CBP, ELIS, AILA Conference, Ideas and More

Jun 19, 2017

Episode 45: New CA Regs & ICE Detainment, Iraqis, EB-5 Policy, Constitutional Immigration, ESTA, USCIS Delays, Reentry Permits, Special Law Degrees for Immigration Lawyers, Remembering Names & Active/Mindful Listening (Weekly Update for June 12-18, 2017)

Jun 12, 2017
Weekly Update, Tips & News for June 5-11, 2017: Consular Issues, Unknown Costs, Unnecessary RFEs, CBP Updates, STAPLE Act, DOL, Field Offices & Concierge Legal Service
Jun 6, 2017

Weekly Update, Tips & News for May 29- June 3, 2017: Why People Need Immigration Lawyers, Visa Scrutiny, Precedential Cases, Timetables, Pro Bono Work & Defending the Rule of Law

May 30, 2017

Weekly Update, Tips & News for May 23-28, 2017: New Investment Green Card Bill, Travel Ban, Suing Sanctuary Cities, Consular Processing Scrutiny, Mandamus Suits, H-2B Visa Increases, Visa Overstays, Haiti TPS Reprieve, Immigration Corruption, FOIA Request Documents, AAO Reentry Permit Denial, Cancelling INS Zoom, Practice Exhaustion, AILA New Orleans Conference, the Importance of Relationships, Tips & More (Weekly Update for May 23-28, 2017)

May 22, 2017

Weekly Update, Tips & News for May 15-22, 2017: Airport Denials, Gov’t v. Legal Clinics, Losing Clients, Valuing Time, Haves v. Have Nots, Marketing Tips & More

May 22, 2017

Interview with Immigrant Advocate, Attorney Peter Afrasiabi 

May 17, 2017

Please Note: The initial release of this episode only had a portion of it. The complete episode is re-released here.

Episode 39: Decentralizing Immigration, Winning Over Fear, INS Zoom Update, Client Worries & More. Weekly Update for May 8-14, 2017

May 8, 2017

Weekly Update, Tips & News May 1-7, 2017: Border Issues, EB-5, Bad Reviews, Future of Legal Marketing & Practice

May 1, 2017

Weekly Update, Tips & News April 24-39, 2017: Immigration Fight Continues, Processing Delays, Practice Management, Conditional Residency, and More

Apr 24, 2017

Presidential things affected

DACA Deported / Asylum for Material Support

F-1 School Accreditation Issues

USCIS SAVE and Drivers license

Naturalization Selective Service Draft

INS Zoom

Law Students and Networking with other lawyers

Apr 17, 2017

Weekly Update, Tips & News April 10-16, 2017: Trump's Immigration World & Clients, ICE and CBP Crackdowns, L-1B Mess, Scanners and More

Show Notes:

Childhood Alzheimer, Marian's Story:

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Apr 10, 2017

Weekly Update, Tips & News April 2 - April 9 2017, Getting Business and Entrepreneurial Ethos, Helping Clients Beyond the Law, Immigration Police State and More

Apr 3, 2017

Weekly Update, Tips & News March 26 - April 1 2017, about Youtube Stars & EB-1, Networking & Pro Support Groups, Immigration Practices & TPS Update

Mar 29, 2017

Review of several AAO Decisions regarding EB-1c Multinational Executive or Manager cases touching upon topics such as: Successors in Interest, Portability, Who is considered an "Employee", Functional Managers and Qualifying Relationships in Joint Ventures. Many of these same rules would apply in the L-1 Intracompany Transfer Context.

Successor-In-Interest & Portability in the EB-1c Context

Matter of N-Inc., ID# 129916 (AAO Jan. 13, 2017)

Adjudicators Field Manual (AFM) 22.2(b)(5)(D)

Neufeld Memo For Aug. 6 2009

CFR updated affective Jan. 17, 2017, affecting EB-1, EB-2, and EB-3 Immigrant Workers and Program Improvements Affecting High-Skilled Nonimmigrant Workers

Who is an Employee in the EB-1c/L-1 Context?

Matter of A- Inc., ID# 96181 (AAO Jan.12, 20 17)

Nationwide life. Ins. Co. v. Darden, 503 U.S. 318, 322-323 (1992)

Functional Manager in the EB-1c/L-1 Context

Matter of G- Inc., ID# 96255 (AAO Feb. 17, 2017)

Matter of Z-A-, Inc., Adopted Decision 2016-02 (AAO Apr. 14, 2016) 

USCIS Adopted Decision of Matter of Z Link:

My review of Matter of Z

Joint Ventures in EB-1c/L-1 Context

Matter ofUSAM-W-A-D-M-, Inc., ID# 102803 (AAO Feb. 28, 2017) 

Matter of M-A-B-W-, Inc., ID# 97882 (AAO Feb. 14, 2017)

Matter of Hughes, 18 I&N Dec. 289

8 CFR 214.2(l)(1)(ii)(K) Intracompany Transferees/Subsidiary

(K) Subsidiary means a firm, corporation, or other legal entity of which a parent owns, directly or indirectly, more than half of the entity and controls the entity; or owns, directly or indirectly, half of the entity and controls the entity; or owns, directly or indirectly, 50 percent of a 50-50 joint venture and has equal control and veto power over the entity; or owns, directly or indirectly, less than half of the entity, but in fact controls the entity.

Synopsis of L-1 AAO Decision Cases

Mar 27, 2017

Weekly Update, Tips & News March 19-25, 2017 about Trump Immigration Update, the Future of Immigration Practice & More

Mar 20, 2017

Tips and discussion about the Immigration Law Practice, Premium Processing, K-1s, Legislation, EO, Global Entry & More

Mar 12, 2017

Tips and discussion about CBP, the NVC's new online system, the Effects of the Executive Order and delays in some Naturalization Cases for March 4-11, 2017.

Feb 25, 2017

Opinion, monologue and discussion of the current immigration climate and policy

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