Bo Cooper


  • Wednesday, January 11, 2017
    Following a heated presidential election process, many businesses are wondering what direction immigration will take under the new administration. Are changes likely that are adverse to business immigration rules or practices?
  • Tuesday, July 5, 2016
    Federal regulatory and enforcement agencies are applying increased immigration scrutiny to the relationships between large corporations and their key service providers. The scrutiny is highest with respect to vendors of IT services to large corporations – particularly when the vendor is headquartered abroad or relies substantially on foreign nationals...
  • Tuesday, February 25, 2014
    Editor: President Obama in the State of the Union address urged the House to heed the call of independent economists who say that immigration reform will grow our economy and shrink our deficit by $1 trillion in the next two decades. He urged that immigration reform be done this year. How effective do you believe the President’s entreaty will be in...
  • Thursday, May 23, 2013
    On April 16, 2013, the “Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act” was introduced in the United States Senate.  The bill was the result of months of work by the  bipartisan “Gang of Eight” senators, and is the first major effort at comprehensive immigration reform in the United States since...
  • Tuesday, March 26, 2013
  • Thursday, December 20, 2012
    Editor: Why is it likely that the new Congress will address immigration? Cooper: Virtually all observers were expecting that if he won a second term, President Obama would come under a great deal of pressure to make a second-term push to fulfill his first-term promise to pass immigration reform. But in the wake of November’s election, immigration...
  • Monday, November 12, 2012
    Editor: Please tell our readers about your background, especially your time as General Counsel of INS, before joining the Fragomen firm. What areas of immigration law do you presently cover as a member of the firm?