02.22

H-1B Filing Starts April 1

Fakhoury Law Group and The Alliance of Business Immigration Lawyers (ABIL) reminds clients that the H-1B filing deadline is April 1, 2013.  >> Click to Read More

10.01

The Immigration Practitioner's Guide to U.S. Export Control Regulations: B. International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) - Restrictions on Dual and Third Country Nationals

The restrictions on access to USML items by Dual and Third Country National employees of a foreign person can cause significant difficulties because the current accepted definitions of Dual and Third Country Nationals do not reflect the definition of “US persons.” The Department of State defines Dual and Third Country Nationality as follows: Third Country […]

09.25

The Immigration Practitioner's Guide to U.S. Export Control Regulations: B. International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) - Restriction On Foreign Products

 Registration fees The U.S. Department of State charges back fees to manufacturers who have failed to register previously.[77] Smaller exporters who may not have been aware of the requirement to register can potentially be charged crippling back fees when they first register.[78] Allegations have been put to the U.S. Department of State-industry advisory group, the […]

08.23

The Immigration Practitioner's Guide to U.S. Export Control Regulations: B. International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) - Harm to U.S. commercial interests

There is an open debate between the Department of State and the industries and academia regulated by ITAR concerning how harmful the regulatory restrictions are for U.S. businesses and higher education institutions. The Department of State insists that ITAR has limited effect and provides a security benefit to the nation that outweighs any impact that […]

08.16

The Immigration Practitioner's Guide to U.S. Export Control Regulations: B. International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) - Enforcement

Because failure to implement an effective export compliance program can be an exacerbating factor in the event of a breach of ITAR,[52] the U.S. Government encourages U.S. exporters to implement internal export compliance programs.[61] The U.S. Government may also require U.S. exporters that are party to an export authorization to develop a “Technology Transfer Control […]