Prenuptial Law in Europe, Australia and the UK

July 27, 2011

The rocky terrain of international prenuptial agreements is constantly changing. The Hague Convention on the Law Applicable to Matrimonial Property Regimes of 1978 drafted provisions which addressed the problems of international prenuptial agreements. The provisions designated which country’s laws would govern the validity and enforcement of the international prenuptial agreement. The Hague Convention was signed […]

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The United States, United Kingdom and Canada Agree to Restrict Visas for Iranian Officials

July 18, 2011

On July 9th, the US Department of State released a statement reporting that the United Kingdom had joined the United States in imposing visa restrictions on citizens from Iran who have been implicated in human rights abuse cases. Canada also released a statement that it would support these measures. The visa restrictions are mostly intended […]

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Updated: The Uniting American Families Act: Hope for LGBT Bi-national Couples

June 15, 2011

First posted on June 12, 2009: Previous Post regarding Uniting American Families Act A kind reader has brought a recent update from USCIS on this matter to our attention. Although no changes have occurred in Thailand law regarding the legally recognized gender status of transgendered individuals, we have become aware that the USCIS has provided […]

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Militaries Families Act Introduced by US Senators

June 6, 2011

Americans recently celebrated the Memorial Day weekend, an occasion to honor those that have served in the American Armed Forces. But what about the thousands of members of the US Armed Forces that happen to lack US citizenship? Regrettably, not all non citizen relatives of US military can enter and reside in the USA with […]

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Arizona Immigration Law Upheld by US Supreme Court

June 6, 2011

The US Supreme Court on Saturday issued a ruling to uphold The Legal Arizona Workers Act, a controversial law allowing the revocation of company licenses if a company is found to have knowingly hired an illegal immigrant. Also encompassed by this ruling is the requirement for Arizona employers to use the online E-Verify system to […]

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New Utah Immigration Law Challenged on First Day of Enforcement

May 12, 2011

A new Immigration bill being enforced in Utah as of Tuesday grants police officers the right to request proof of citizenship of anyone they arrest. There is already a hearing concerning the new law scheduled on Tuesday afternoon, where the presiding judge may decide if the law should be enforced or not. House Bill 497, […]

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