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Adjustment of status is the process you can use when you have a valid U.S. visa and you want to apply for lawful permanent resident status without leaving the country. When you’re a lawful permanent resident, you’ll have a green card. Who Can Apply for an Adjustment of Status? You can only apply for an…

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Checking Your H-1B Visa Status

When you apply for an H-1B visa in the United States, the government provides an online tool you can use to check the status of your case. You can also contact your attorney or check your petition’s status by phone – but for most people, using the online tool is much easier (and faster). How…

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Small Company H-1B Visas

Successful start-up and small companies that wish to grow usually begin with a clear roadmap to achieve their goals. This plan includes objectives, timelines, staffing requirements, and plenty of action plans. In some technical areas, the staffing challenge can be the most significant hurdle to achieving overall objectives. While there may be plenty of specialized…

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President Trump has issued a new executive order that prohibits visa issuance for certain classes of employment visas. The affected classes are H-1B, H-2B, some categories of J-1, and L-1. The ban also includes dependent family members who could accompany the spouse with the primary visa classification, such as a spouse and unmarried minor children.…

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Scheduling a Free Consultation with a professional immigration lawyer'

While free information regarding immigration is virtually everywhere, we should always be careful that the information you’re relying on comes from a credible source. Commentary from television, radio, friends, newspapers, community organizations and online seems to flow without interruption. Some information may be correct, some might be partially true, and much of it is false or biased.…

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Immigration and Naturalization Services in Dallas and Houston, Texas - Davis & Associates

The U.S. government requires immigrants and people who wish to become naturalized citizens to fill out and file paperwork, submit to immigration interviews, pass background checks and, in the case of citizenship, swear an oath of allegiance to the United States.Many people turn to attorneys for immigration and naturalization services that help them through the…

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Changes to the H-1B Visa Process 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

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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