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Eli Kantor is a labor, employment and immigration law attorney. He has been practicing labor, employment and immigration law for more than 36 years. He has been featured in articles about labor, employment and immigration law in the L.A. Times, Business Week.com and Daily Variety. He is a regular columnist for the Daily Journal. Telephone (310)274-8216; eli@elikantorlaw.com. For more information, visit beverlyhillsimmigrationlaw.com and and beverlyhillsemploymentlaw.com

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Monday, November 17, 2008

Visa Waiver Program is Expanded to 7 New Countries

Starting today, November 17, 2008, eligible citizens or nationals from the Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, South Korea, Latvia, Lithuania and Slovakia may enter the US for tourism or business for stays of 90 days or less without obtaining a visa.

Wednesday, November 05, 2008

Election of Obama and Democratic Congress Increases Chances of Success for Comprehensive Immigration Reform Next Year

The stunning election of Barack Obama for President and the strong gains made by the Democratic Party in Congress will boost chances for Comprehensive Immigration Reform next year. Of course, immigration reform will not be a top priority, and the continuing economic crisis together with a high rate of unemployment may cloud the prospects for passage of a comprehensive package. However, even if a comprehensive package is not passed next year, the chances are excellent for the passage of piece meal solutions such as EB vias recapture; Nurses and Physical Therapists bill; AG Jogs and the DREAM Act. See Business Week Online for the interview of ELI KANTOR on this topic, and stay tuned to this blog for the latest updates.