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A New Latitude: Charting a Course for Cuba

Sheppard Mullin Law Firm

By Scott Maberry, Fatema Merchant and Reid Whitten on December 17, 2014 Today President Barack Obama made a stunning speech announcing steps the United States will take to reduce U.S. sanctions against Cuba. The announcement followed the release of two U.S. citizens held by the Cuban government. Alan Gross was detained by Cuban authorities in …

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Department of State Releases January 2015 Visa Bulletin

Cutoff dates in the EB-2 India category remain severely backlogged, cutoff dates in EB-3 for the Rest of the World advance by seven months, cutoff dates for China advance by nine months, and EB-3 China is still ahead of EB-2 China. The U.S. Department of State (DOS) has released its January 2015 Visa Bulletin. The …

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