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Cyrus D. Mehta

Cyrus D. Mehta

Cyrus D. Mehta & Partners PLLC

New York, NY, USA


Cyrus D. Mehta, a graduate of Cambridge University and Columbia Law School, is the Managing Partner of Cyrus D. Mehta & Partners PLLC in New York City. Mr. Mehta is a member of AILA’s Administrative Litigation Task Force; AILA’s EB-5 Committee; former chair of AILA’s Ethics Committee; special counsel on immigration matters to the Departmental Disciplinary Committee, Appellate Division, First Department, New York; member of the ABA Commission on Immigration; board member of Volunteers for Legal Services and board member of New York Immigration Coalition.  Mr. Mehta is the former chair of the Board of Trustees of the American Immigration Council and former chair of the Committee on Immigration and Nationality Law of the New York City Bar Association. He is a frequent speaker and writer on various immigration-related issues, including on ethics, and is also an adjunct professor of law at Brooklyn Law School, where he teaches a course entitled Immigration and Work.  Mr. Mehta received the AILA 2018 Edith Lowenstein Memorial Award for advancing the practice of immigration law and the AILA 2011 Michael Maggio Memorial Award for his outstanding efforts in providing pro bono representation in the immigration field. He has also received two AILA Presidential Commendations in 2010 and 2016.  Mr. Mehta is ranked among the most highly regarded lawyers in North America by Who’s Who Legal – Corporate Immigration Law 2018 and is also ranked in Chambers USA and Chambers Global 2018 in immigration law, among other rankings.

Cyrus D. Mehta is associated with the following items:
CHB Chapters  CHB Chapters H-1B Entry Level Wage Blues, The Insightful Immigration Blog (July 31, 2017), available at: http://blog.cyrusmehta.com/2017/07/h-1b-entry-level-wage-blues.html - Immigration and Naturalization Institute (50th Annual), Friday, December 08, 2017
Immigration Cheat Sheets - Basic Immigration Law 2018, Thursday, February 08, 2018
Cyrus D. Mehta and Sophia Genovese, Matter of G-Inc.: Clarifying the Role of the Function Manager Under the L-1 Visa, The Insightful Immigration Blog, available at http://blog.cyrusmehta.com - Basic Immigration Law 2018, Thursday, February 08, 2018
Immigration FAQs - Basic Immigration Law 2018, Thursday, February 08, 2018
Stopping H-1B Carnage, The Insightful Immigration Blog, available at http://blog.cyrusmehta.com - Basic Immigration Law 2018, Thursday, February 08, 2018
Cyrus D. Mehta and Sophia Genovese, The Effects of ‘America First Foreign Policy’ and ‘Buy American Hire American’ on the Foreign Affairs Manual (November 1, 2017) - Basic Immigration Law 2018, Thursday, February 08, 2018
Overview of Employment-Based Immigration in the United States (November 29, 2017) - Basic Immigration Law 2018, Thursday, February 08, 2018
Ira J. Kurzban, How Trump Will Reduce Immigration Without Changing the INA or Even 8 CFR - Basic Immigration Law 2018, Thursday, February 08, 2018
The Draconian Documentation Regime for Third Party Arrangements in H-1B Visa Petitions (March 5, 2018) - 51st Annual Immigration and Naturalization Institute, Wednesday, December 05, 2018
Suspension of Premium Processing: Another Attack on the H-1B Program (September 3, 2018) - 51st Annual Immigration and Naturalization Institute, Wednesday, December 05, 2018
Laura D. Francis, Tata Immigration Case Could Shake IT Companies to ‘Very Core’ (September 12, 2018) - 51st Annual Immigration and Naturalization Institute, Wednesday, December 05, 2018
Potential Adjustment of Status Options After the Termination of TPS, The Insightful Immigration Blog, Commentaries on Immigration Policy, Cases and Trends, http://blog.cyrusmehta.com - Basic Immigration Law 2019, Thursday, February 07, 2019
October 2018 Immigration Update (Excerpt), available at http://cyrusmehta.com/blog/2018/10/01/october-2018-immigration-update/#ControversialDHSProposedRulePublicCharge - Basic Immigration Law 2019, Thursday, February 07, 2019
Cyrus D. Mehta and Sophia Genovese, Matter of G-Inc.: Clarifying the Role of the Function Manager Under the L-1 Visa, The Insightful Immigration Blog, Commentaries on Immigration Policy, Cases and Trends, http://blog.cyrusmehta.com - Basic Immigration Law 2019, Thursday, February 07, 2019
Cora-Ann Pestaina, USCIS Denying Change of Status for F-1 Students with Over 12 Months of Curricular Practical Training, The Insightful Immigration Blog, Commentaries on Immigration Policy, Cases and Trends, http://blog.cyrusmehta.com - Basic Immigration Law 2019, Thursday, February 07, 2019
Overview of Employment-Based Immigration in the United States (November 26, 2018) - Basic Immigration Law 2019, Thursday, February 07, 2019
David Isaacson, What Comes Next: Potential Relief Options After the Termination of TPS, The Insightful Immigration Blog, Commentaries on Immigration Policy, Cases and Trends, http://blog.cyrusmehta.com - Basic Immigration Law 2019, Thursday, February 07, 2019
U.S. Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, Policy Memorandum, PM-602-1060.1, Accrual of Unlawful Presence and F, J, and M Nonimmigrants (August 9, 2018) - Basic Immigration Law 2019, Thursday, February 07, 2019
David Isaacson, Another Brick in the (Virtual) Wall: Implications of USCIS’s New Policy Regarding Removal Proceedings Against Denied Applicants Who Are Not “Lawfully Present,” The Insightful Immigration Blog, Commentaries on Immigration Policy, Cases and Trends, http://blog.cyrusmehta.com - Basic Immigration Law 2019, Thursday, February 07, 2019
USCIS Finalizes Unlawful Presence Policy Putting F, J and M Nonimmigrants in Great Jeopardy, The Insightful Immigration Blog, Commentaries on Immigration Policy, Cases and Trends, http://blog.cyrusmehta.com - Basic Immigration Law 2019, Thursday, February 07, 2019
Immigration FAQ - Basic Immigration Law 2019, Thursday, February 07, 2019
Withdrawal of Representation in Immigration Practice (Update December 2017) - Basic Immigration Law 2019, Thursday, February 07, 2019
Heightened Ethical and Strategic Considerations for Business Immigration Attorneys Under USCIS’s New Removal Policy, The Insightful Immigration Blog, Commentaries on Immigration Policy, Cases and Trends, http://blog.cyrusmehta.com - Basic Immigration Law 2019, Thursday, February 07, 2019
State Department’s Change to Public Charge Guidance in Foreign Affairs Manual Will Result in Many More Visa Refusals, The Insightful Immigration Blog, Commentaries on Immigration Policy, Cases and Trends, http://blog.cyrusmehta.com - Basic Immigration Law 2019, Thursday, February 07, 2019
Analyzing the Definition of a Specialty Occupation Under INA 214(i) to Challenge H-1B Visa Denials, The Insightful Immigration Blog, Commentaries on Immigration Policy, Cases and Trends, http://blog.cyrusmehta.com - Basic Immigration Law 2019, Thursday, February 07, 2019
Immigration Cheat Sheets - Basic Immigration Law 2019, Thursday, February 07, 2019
Course Handbooks  Course Handbooks Basic Immigration Law 2018
Basic Immigration Law 2019
Asylum, Special Immigrant Juvenile Status, Crime Victim, and Other Immigration Relief 2019, New York, NY
Web Segment  Web Segment The Evolving Landscape for the Immigration Practitioner - Defending Immigration Removal Proceedings 2018, Monday, July 30, 2018
Challenges in H-1B practice – Outsourcing, the H-1B Cap, and Increased Labor Condition Application (LCA) Enforcement - 51st Annual Immigration and Naturalization Institute, Monday, December 10, 2018
Ethical Issues in Pro Bono Representation - Ethical Issues in Pro Bono Representation 2018, Thursday, December 13, 2018
Overview of the U.S. Immigration System and Current Trends - Basic Immigration Law 2019, Friday, February 15, 2019
MP3 Audio  MP3 Audio The Evolving Landscape for the Immigration Practitioner - The Evolving Landscape for the Immigration Practitioner, Monday, July 30, 2018
Challenges in H-1B practice – Outsourcing, the H-1B Cap, and Increased Labor Condition Application (LCA) Enforcement - Challenges in H-1B practice – Outsourcing, the H-1B Cap, and Increased Labor Condition Application (LCA) Enforcement, Monday, December 10, 2018
Ethical Issues in Pro Bono Representation - Ethical Issues in Pro Bono Representation, Thursday, December 13, 2018
Overview of the U.S. Immigration System and Current Trends - Overview of the U.S. Immigration System and Current Trends, Friday, February 15, 2019
Transcripts  Transcripts The Evolving Landscape for the Immigration Practitioner - The Evolving Landscape for the Immigration Practitioner, Monday, July 30, 2018
Challenges in H-1B practice – Outsourcing, the H-1B Cap, and Increased Labor Condition Application (LCA) Enforcement - Challenges in H-1B practice – Outsourcing, the H-1B Cap, and Increased Labor Condition Application (LCA) Enforcement, Monday, December 10, 2018
Overview of the U.S. Immigration System and Current Trends - Overview of the U.S. Immigration System and Current Trends, Friday, February 15, 2019
MP4 - Mobile Video Seg  MP4 - Mobile Video Seg The Evolving Landscape for the Immigration Practitioner - The Evolving Landscape for the Immigration Practitioner, Monday, July 30, 2018
Challenges in H-1B practice – Outsourcing, the H-1B Cap, and Increased Labor Condition Application (LCA) Enforcement - Challenges in H-1B practice – Outsourcing, the H-1B Cap, and Increased Labor Condition Application (LCA) Enforcement, Monday, December 10, 2018
Ethical Issues in Pro Bono Representation - Ethical Issues in Pro Bono Representation, Thursday, December 13, 2018
Overview of the U.S. Immigration System and Current Trends - Overview of the U.S. Immigration System and Current Trends, Friday, February 15, 2019
On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs Defending Immigration Removal Proceedings 2018, Thursday, August 02, 2018, New York, NY
51st Annual Immigration and Naturalization Institute, Thursday, December 13, 2018, New York, NY
Ethical Issues in Pro Bono Representation 2018, Thursday, December 20, 2018, New York, NY
Basic Immigration Law 2019, Friday, February 15, 2019, New York, NY
Asylum, Special Immigrant Juvenile Status, Crime Victim, and Other Immigration Relief 2019, Friday, February 15, 2019, New York, NY
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