October 22, 2019
Discussing Immigration Updates for Agencies and Courts in Oct. 2019 with John Khosravi, Esq.
October 11, 2019
Interviewing British Immigration Lawyer Amir Zaidi about his practice.
October 4, 2019
Discussing the Visa Process with Former Embassy Officer Matthew Hughes
September 26, 2019
Discussing the changes to the legal profession due to technology, such as the proposed CA Bar Rule Change for non-attorney practice of law w/ Immigration Lawyer Ron Matten
September 19, 2019
Reviewing the Historical creation of Immigration Restrictions in the United States from 1850-1880
August 25, 2019
Episode 112 - Immigration Agency & Court Updates w/ John Khosravi, Esq. Public Charge Rule, French E Visa Changes, Travel Ban Update, Emergency Advance Parole, Visa Stats, Tax Transcripts, CEAC Docs, Mississippi Raid, O-1s, GC Lottery Numbers held for Court and the F-1 Sham University Circuit Decision.
August 16, 2019
Discussing the Practice of Immigration Law and Starting a Podcast with David Wilks, Esq.
August 8, 2019
Discussing a few Agency Updates and Race Related Court History
August 4, 2019
Discussing Non-Profit Immigration Law Practice with Alisa Daubenspeck, Esq.
July 31, 2019
Discussing the EB-5 Regulation Updates w/ Immigration Lawyer Belma Demirovich Chinchoy
July 27, 2019
Discussing Immigration Practice and Law with well-known Immigration Attorney and Author Ira J. Kurzban
July 24, 2019
Discussing Attorney Jim Hacking's recent 8th Circuit Decision and more
July 16, 2019
Reviewing Agency Updates to Rules and Regulations Related to Immigration
July 10, 2019
Discussing Auer Deference with Immigration Attorney Sabrina Damast
July 7, 2019
Discussing Current Legal & Practice Events in the Field of Immigration with Immigration Lawyer Nicholas Mireles
July 4, 2019
Federal Employment-Based Immigration Litigation Case Review with Attorney Jeff Joseph
June 28, 2019
Episode 101 - Interview w/ Corporate Immigration Attorney Sameer Khedekar
June 21, 2019
Personal Analysis of 100 Podcast Episodes about Immigration Law & Practice
June 18, 2019
Discussing Immigration Practice History, current trends and business with Legendary Immigration Lawyer Carl Shusterman Website: Facebook: Twitter: Youtube: LinkedIn: Office: Personal:
June 12, 2019
Mid-Week Federal Litigation Update w/ Jonathan Wasden, Esq
June 10, 2019
Tips & Immigration Law/Practice Updates w/ John Khosravi, Esq.
June 3, 2019
Discussing Consular Processing with former consular official, Mandy Feuerbacher, Esq.
May 29, 2019
Federal Court Case Review with Sabrina Damast Esq.
May 27, 2019
Interview w/ Global Migration Attorney Audrey Lustgarten
May 20, 2019
Discussing Immigration Law & Business Practice with Nicholas Mireles, Esq.
May 13, 2019
ILP091 Shownotes Website: Email: Twitter: LinkedIn:
May 6, 2019
Interviewing Immigration Lawyer Genie Doi about her Background and Focus on E-Sports Immigration
April 30, 2019
Interviewing Crimmigration Lawyer Sabrina Damast about her practice and current events
April 22, 2019
Interviewing & Interviewed w/ Steve Schwartz, LSAT Expert
April 15, 2019
Interview with Jonathan Wasden, Former OIL/AAO Lawyer & Federal Immigration Litigation Attorney
April 8, 2019
Consular Processing, Tax Transcripts, Site Update, Missing Documents, Intracompany Transfers, Student Visas, Lawsuits, Travel Ban, Delays, Naturalization, USCIS 1-800 Number, Asylum, Instruction inconsistencies, U-Visas,  EADs and Alien Number, 90 Day Rule, Pending I-130 cases and visiting the US, International Visa Fraud, Law Firm Identify Theft, Citizenship and Passports with Statement Department over Gay Marriage, Transgender Rights and Lack of Due Process...
March 31, 2019
Discussion w/ "The Right Way: A Novel" Author Skyler Anderson about Immigration Practice and Law
March 7, 2019
Wide-Ranging Conversation with Attorney Nicholas Mireles about Law Practice, Immigration Politics and more
March 2, 2019
Analyzing Canada's Immigration Laws with Immigration Attorney Laurie Tannous
February 23, 2019
Interview with Comedian, Writer, Podcaster & Immigrant Maeve Higgins Discussing Immigration
February 10, 2019
Interview with Former Diplomat & Consular Officer and Current Immigration Attorney Christopher Richardson. Discussing Consular Processing Practice and the Life of a Diplomat.
January 26, 2019
Interview with Esafe Okporo, Author of "Bed 26: A Memoir of an African Man's Asylum in the United States"
January 20, 2019
New CA Rule, Migration Trends, Gov Shut Down, I-130/I-129f Controversy and More
December 30, 2018
2018 Recap of Immigration Law & Practice
December 4, 2018
Episode 77 - Interview with Business Immigration Attorney Lorenz Wolffers. Discussing Current Immigration Trends and Practice.
November 17, 2018
[76] State Dept. Meeting, Making of a True Lawyer, Rural Law Practices and Education and more
November 15, 2018
Analysis of 9th Cir. Appeals Decision (Ma v. Sessions 11/02/18): Whether an Authorized Period of Stay is "Status" for Adjustment of Status Purposes
September 22, 2018
Interview with Immigration Attorney Ammar Alo - Discussing Travel Ban Waivers & Managing a Solo Immigration Practice
August 25, 2018
Travel Ban Update, USCIS Errors Increasing, Following up on Overstays, EOIR Independence, Public anti-immigration rage, Memos, Public Charge and Joint Sponsor Issues, Practice Tips, Visa Bulletin Retrogression and Per Country Limits, Citizenship Delays, Detention Phone Calls, Weed Investors and more
August 7, 2018
Guest Host: O-1A Visas as an Alternative to H-1Bs, by Giselle Carson
July 18, 2018
Children of Immigrants, the Border, CSPA, AILA SF, ICE, Practice Pointers and More
June 25, 2018
Interview with Business Immigration Attorney Giselle Carson
June 2, 2018
Travel Ban Update, ICE and Non-Criminal Crackdown, Public Charge issues, Pressure on the Poor, Asylum and Venezuela, Consular Processing Notes, TN, L and Es, Marketing, Making Enough Money, Keys to Success, G-1450 Ethics and Issues
May 5, 2018
Effect of the Immigration Crackdown and American Liberty
April 25, 2018
Interview with Ally Bolour, Immigration Attorney and Advocate
April 7, 2018
Interview with Matthew Kolken, experienced immigration lawyer from New York
March 26, 2018
immigration, trump, visas, laws, green card, lawyers, lawful permanent resident
March 19, 2018
RFEs, Politics & The Future of Immigration Practices
March 7, 2018
Free Kurzban 15th Ed. Raffle: email me:
December 28, 2017
Episode 63 - Administrative Updates, Practice Management and L-1/EB-1c Regulations
December 9, 2017
Agencies and the execution of the law, Happy Holidays
November 1, 2017
ILP061 - I'm Back, Complicated Cases, Good Legal Help, US Embassy in Turkey, USCIS Interviews, Chain Migration, New Director, ICE & the Growth of Immigrants in the US
October 3, 2017
Episode 60 - Tragedy, SSN EAD, Visas, Rip Offs, SSN EAD, & Legal Insurance (Weekly Recap of Sep. 25 to Oct. 1, 2017)
September 26, 2017
Weekly Recap of Sept. 18- 24, 2017 - Travel Ban 3.0, 90 Day Fraud, CBP Update, News Bits, Losing Asylum, Birth Certificates, Giving Full Consultations, Sad Visa Denial Case & New Facebook Page
September 20, 2017
Chain Migration, ICE, H-1Bs, Sanctuary Cities, 90 Day FAM, DACA Deal, Travel Ban, Visa Sanctions & L-1s
September 13, 2017
Weekly Recap of Sept. 4-11, 2017 - DACA AP, Visa Bulletin Updated, FAM Changes, Natz Photos, DACA Guidance?, Biz Tips, Co-counseling, I-486J, EB-1/NIW AAOs Awards & App Developers
September 5, 2017
Weekly Recap of Aug. 21 - Sept. 3, 2017 - DACA, Advance Parole, Immigration Court Decisions, ICE, EB-5 Suit, Humanitarian Reinstatement & Co-Counseling
August 21, 2017
Weekly Recap of August 14-20, 2017 - Trump and Protests, CBP and Russia, Immigration Fraud, Central American Parole, Nature and Dick Gregory
August 15, 2017
Weekly Recap August 7-13, 2017 - Raise Act Detailed, ICE Arrest at School, EB-5 Jailed, CBP Exits, Deports Up, Delay Frustrations, AAO Decisions & Client Stop & Go
August 13, 2017
Interview with Attorney Peter Afrasiabi about his new book "Burning Bridges: America's 20-year crusade to deport labor leader Harry Bridges"
August 8, 2017
Episode 52 07/31-08/6 2017 Weekly Recap: Trump & The RAISE Act, Diversity Visa, MAVNI, EB-5 Applications, USCIS Filing Tips, I-864 Sponsorship, Reentry Permits, China Money Transfers & Returning Calls
August 1, 2017
Recap of July 24-30, 2017 - Immigration Holds, Putin, Biometrics, VWP AOS & ICE, Hourly Fees and Hiring Mothers (Recap of July 24-30, 2017)
July 18, 2017
Episode 49 - 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 (July 10-16, 2017)
July 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
July 4, 2017
Episode 47 - The Ban, Bills, DACA, ICE, I-485, Client Errors, EAD Delays, Education & Frustration (Weekly Update for June 26 - July 2, 2017)
June 27, 2017
Episode 46 - Trump Ban, Supreme Court, Visa Denials, SEC EB-5 Suit, USCIS Issues, CBP, ELIS, AILA Conference, Ideas and more (Weekly Update for June 19-25, 2017)
June 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)
June 12, 2017
Episode 44 - Consular Issues, Unknown Costs, Unnecessary RFEs, CBP Updates, STAPLE Act, DOL, Field Offices & Concierge Legal Service (Weekly Update for June 5-11, 2017)
June 6, 2017
Episode 43 - Why People Need Immigration Lawyers, Visa Scrutiny, Precedential Cases, Timetables, Pro Bono Work & Defending the Rule of Law (Weekly Update for May 29- June 3, 2017)
May 30, 2017
Episode 42 - 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 Deni
May 22, 2017
Episode 41 - Airport Denials, Gov’t v. Legal Clinics, Losing Clients, Valuing Time, Haves v. Have Nots, Marketing Tips & More (Weekly Update for May 15-22, 2017)
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
April 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
April 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: Donate:, and/or   New Youtube Page (URL may change):  
April 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
April 3, 2017
Weekly Update, Tips & News March 26 - April 1 2017, about Youtube Stars & EB-1, Networking & Pro Support Groups, Immigration Practices & TPS Update
March 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
March 27, 2017
Weekly Update, Tips & News March 19-25, 2017 about Trump Immigration Update, the Future of Immigration Practice & More
March 20, 2017
Tips and discussion about the Immigration Law Practice, Premium Processing, K-1s, Legislation, EO, Global Entry & More
March 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.
February 25, 2017
Opinion, monologue and discussion of the current immigration climate and policy
February 15, 2017
Discussion about Dutch (Netherlands) Immigration Laws and Practice with Attorney Bram Van Melle.
February 8, 2017
Covering the recent change in Cuban Immigration policy for the US in a historical context.
February 1, 2017
Part 2: How a student or new lawyer can succeed in getting a job in the immigration law field
January 12, 2017
Book Review of John Lennon vs. The USA by Leon Wildes
January 2, 2017
Recap of the Immigration Law News & Events for Attorneys
December 29, 2016
Analysis of the new National Interest Waiver Immigrant Petition Standard
December 21, 2016
Interview w/ Sanctions (OFAC) Attorney Oliver Krischik
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