Longer EB-5 Adjudication Delays… Is USCIS on a Leave of Absence?
Posted on 05-30-2019 by Lextalk Staff

What a difference a week can make, especially in the world of USCIS adjudications! Yesterday, without any warning, USCIS announced dramatic changes in adjudication times for petitions 1 from 21 to 29 months for an I-526 petition to 29 to 45 months. Whilst... Read More

Wellness Wednesday Roundup: May 22, 2019
Posted on 05-22-2019 by beng

Welcome back once again to Wellness Wednesday Roundup on Lextalk, from LexisNexis. Each week we share a handful of recent stories about health and wellness for lawyers, who lead busy lives that often lead to issues like depression and burnout. Clients... Read More

Tags: health , Work / Life Balance , Wellness Wednesday

EB-5 Visa Backlogs: What Can the Indian & Chinese Nationals Do Next?
Posted on 05-21-2019 by Lextalk Staff

EB-5 Investment Voice with Guest Rohit Turkhud & Mona Shah Mona Shah & Associates Global Podcast Series Reported by Hermione Krumm, Esq. In light of the most recent and devastating revelations by Charlie Oppenheim, Chief of the Visa... Read More

Flashback Friday: Brown v Board of Education, 1954
Posted on 05-17-2019 by beng

Today is the 65th anniversary of one of the most famous US Supreme Court decisions of the 20th century: Brown v Board of Education . Argued in December of 1952, the case involved a group of African-American plaintiffs who argued that school segregation... Read More

Tags: Lexis Advance , Trending News & Topics

Wellness Wednesday Roundup: May 15, 2019
Posted on 05-15-2019 by beng

Welcome again to the Lextalk Wellness Wednesday Roundup! As always, we're sharing some tips and info for lawyers to help stay healthy in a profession known for long hours and heavy workloads. First up this week: TheLawyer.com has launched a new... Read More

Tags: health , Work / Life Balance , Wellness Wednesday

Wellness Wednesday Roundup: May 8, 2019
Posted on 05-08-2019 by beng

Welcome again to the Wellness Wednesday Roundup! Lawyers lead stressful lives, so every week we'll try to bring you articles from around the web with tips to help keep your mind and body healthy. First up, the Florida Bar has a blog series on mindfulness... Read More

Tags: health , Work / Life Balance , Wellness Wednesday

What's Trending On Lexis Advance The Week of May 3?
Posted on 05-03-2019 by beng

Well, it's really not much of a surprise that a week later the Mueller Report is still the top trending item in Lexis Advance. Now, though, we've upgraded it from a PDF to a fully searchable document within the Lexis Advance system. There's... Read More

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April 2019 Ponzi Scheme Roundup
Posted on 05-02-2019 by kathy@kathybphelps.com

Below is a summary of the activity reported for April 2019. The reported stories reflect at least 7 new Ponzi schemes worldwide; at least 4 guilty pleas, over 53 years of newly imposed sentences for people involved in Ponzi schemes; and an average age... Read More

Lexis Advance Throwback Thursday: Reid v Colorado, 1902
Posted on 05-02-2019 by beng

Welcome to Throwback Thursday! Lexis Advance features a vast archive of court cases going all the way back to 1760, so let's take a look at one: Reid v Colorado , in the United States Supreme Court in 1902. In this case, the plaintiff had been... Read More

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Wellness Wednesday Roundup
Posted on 05-01-2019 by beng

Lawyers lead busy lives and burnout runs rampant in the legal industry, so it's important to learn about how you can keep yourself healthy and recharge when you need it. With that in mind, here are some recent articles that can help point you in the... Read More

Tags: health , Work / Life Balance , work-life balance