AG München reports on the so-called ” Munich model ” for resolving custody and contact problems. Contact us to get more information. (Das AG München berichtet über das so genannte “Münchener Modell” zur Lösung von Sorgerechts- und Umgangsproblemen.)
The DHS Releases End of Fiscal Year 2015 Statistics.
The supplemental fees for L-1 and H-1B petitions are increasing for companies that employ 50 or more employees in the United States and have more than 50 percent of their U.S. workforce in H-1B, L-1A, or L-1B nonimmigrant status. The fees for L-1 petitions will increase from $2,250 to $4,500, and the fees for H-1B petitions will increase from $2,000 to … Read More
The Visa Waiver Program has been heavily scrutinized due to the happenings in Paris and San Bernardino. The proposed reforms of the Visa Waiver Program will discriminate against nationals of certain countries as part of the omnibus appropriations bill for 2016. The President signed into law the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2016, which includes the House-passed bill reforming the Visa Waiver … Read More
This bill replaces the provisions of existing law governing artificial insemination and surrogacy agreements with provisions governing assisted reproduction and gestational agreements which are based on the Uniform Parentage Act adopted by the Uniform Law Commission and the Model Act Governing Assisted Reproductive Technology promulgated by the American Bar Association.
Application for adoption of a biological father of three in the United States born children was denied because the adoption is useful and in the best interests of children but not necessary. District Court of Düsseldorf, November 2010, Az XVI 96 21/09 and 96 XVI 23/09
German court denies issuance of a German birth certificate to a child who was born in the U.S. by a married surrogate mother. The court explains that the only way for the German parents to become parents pursuant to German law is through an adoption process. Even the extracts from the birth register of the State of California and the … Read More
USCIS Data on: USCIS Data on I-130 Petitions for Fourth Quarter of FY 2015
Temporary Reciprocity Schedule: DOS updates the visa reciprocity tables.
OLG Hamm: Parental consent for medical treatment of the child necessary: An operation of a minor child generally requires the consent of both custodial parents. Appears only one parent with the child at the doctor’s office, the doctor may trust based on the severity of the interference that the absent parent has consented to the medical intervention. Az 26 U 1/15 … Read More