Author Archive | Mark Shmueli

Public Charge During Coronavirus Pandemic

In response to the Coronavirus pandemic, USCIS has released an alert regarding public charge and the use of different forms of assistance during this time.   On their public charge website, USCIS states that medical treatment and preventive services will not negatively affect any applicant’s public charge analysis. Specifically, it will not consider testing, treatment or preventative care such as […]

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Mark Expresses Alarm at Draconian Surveillance Techniques Proposed by DHS

In this segment, Mark expresses his alarm at to the new DHS  rule which allows the government to pry much more deeply  into the private lives of immigrants and US citizens alike.   DHS issued this rule which to its Inspector General Report  which found that the pilot program regarding social media surveillance started in 2015 lacked criteria to measure its […]

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India Abroad: Tina R. Goel Advocates for Broadened H-4 Work Authorization

In this editorial, “Thanks, with Criticism:  Why the Proposed Rule Change for H-4 Visa Holders is Not Enough, and What You Should Do About It,” published by the most widely circulated newspaper serving the Indian community in the United States, India Abroad, Tina R. Goel explains USCIS’s  proposed H-4 employment rules and analyzes the reasons […]

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Mark Shmueli Co-Authors Orlando Sentinel Editorial on Immigration Reform

  In this editorial Mark Shmueli and Washington College of Law  Professor Jayesh Rathod outline the urgent need for immigration reform but present a perspective which is often overlooked in the media’s coverage of the immigration debate; the role that immigrants and their supporters have taken in changing the dynamics of the discussion. Mark and […]

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