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Changes to the H-1B Visa Process for Fiscal Year 2021

Applying for An H-1B For Fiscal Year 2021

Overview of the H-1B Visa Category and summary of the proposed changes to the lottery process that may go into effect for the 2021 H-1B cap year. What is an H-1B Visa? An H-1B Petition allows companies in the United States to employ foreign workers in positions that require at least a bachelor’s degree (or its equivalent)…

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Foreign Students: Ensuring You Keep Your Status

How to Keep Your F or M Student Status

If you are a foreign student studying in the United States, you need to make sure you maintain your F or M student status. Follow these guidelines to make sure your status is up-to-date so you avoid overstaying your visa. Know Your Duration of Status When you come through a U.S. port of entry, a…

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Your Immigration Attorney

7 Key Considerations When Choosing Your Immigration Attorney

7 Key Considerations When Choosing Your Immigration Attorney When your right to live and thrive on American soil is challenged, your best defender is an immigration attorney. Expert attorneys have trained for years, perfecting their craft to ensure they can protect your rights and fight for justice. Further, lawyers can monitor court and application proceedings,…

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Nielsen

Kirstjen Nielsen Leaving Trump Administration

Kirstjen Nielsen Leaving Trump Administration Over the weekend, breaking news spread throughout the country: Kirstjen Nielsen, the current Secretary of Homeland Security, would immediately resign. Without a doubt, Nielsen has become infamous for her role in the implementation of Trump’s atrocious family separation policies. Even today, families are still torn apart, nearly a year after…

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Student Visa

Who Can Apply for a Student Visa?

Who Can Apply for a Student Visa? Education is perhaps the most powerful tool available to people around the globe – it is a universal key to opportunity, cultural experience, growth, and transformation. Every year, thousands of people hope to attend schools or attain further training in the United States (U.S.). Luckily, student visas allow…

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H-1B Program Changes

Understand this Year’s H-1B Program Changes

Understand this Year’s H-1B Program Changes Each year, thousands of foreign professionals receive the opportunity to travel to America and work for U.S. companies. Likewise, U.S. companies can utilize the unique benefits of skillsets rarely found in the American workforce. The H-1B program allows for this symbiotic relationship to flourish, boosting the U.S. economy across…

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Immigration Court Delays

Government Shutdown Leads to Immigration Court Delays

Government Shutdown Leads to Immigration Court Delays January 16, 2019   In the United States (U.S.), the nation is experiencing a historically-long partial government shutdown. The shutdown, forced by President Donald Trump, has stretched on into mid-January with no foreseeable end in sight. In December, the president threatened to shut down the government as he…

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DACA Program

The Economic Benefits of the DACA Program

The Economic Benefits of the DACA Program Created in 2012, the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA, program benefits hundreds of thousands of youth in America. Often referred to as “Dreamers,” potential beneficiaries must meet and continue to adhere to strict standards and requirements. Membership in the program is not permanent and must be…

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Expert Immigration Lawyer

10 Ways an Expert Immigration Attorney Can Help

10 Ways an Expert Immigration Attorney Can Help The United States is a country of immigrants – it is a diverse melting pot of cultures and peoples. In fact, between 98-99% of US citizens are related to an immigrant. Despite the nation’s storied history and global roots, immigration continues to be a controversial issue amongst both…

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