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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10 Tips To Help You Find The Best Immigration Lawyer In Dallas

With today’s changing landscape regarding citizenship, residency, immigration, visas and travel restrictions, it’s important to protect your rights by working with the best immigration lawyer you can find in Dallas. You need sound legal advice that puts you on the right path. Because attitudes toward immigration law are changing and government officials are tightening the rules around…

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Public Charge Implementation | Immigration Policy

Last year, USCIS announced proposed policy changes relating to the requirement that a person seeking admission to the U.S. is not likely to become a public charge. A public charge is someone who is dependent on public resources while in the U.S., such as welfare benefits. A person seeking admission is anyone seeking to obtain…

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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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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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Changed to the EB-5 Investment Visa Program Coming November 2019

The EB-5 visa allows foreign investors, their spouses, and unmarried children under 21 years of age to obtain lawful permanent residency in the U.S. The program was created in 1990 to stimulate the economy and foster job growth. To qualify for an EB-5 visa, an investor must meet specific requirements, which were recently updated by…

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U.S. Immigration: Medical Relief Program

The Trump administration is being sued by The American Civil Liberties Union of Massachusetts and Lawyers for Civil Rights after it announced U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) would be ending “deferred action” programs for immigrants. Last month, immigrants who requested to stay in the U.S for medical treatment and other hardships received letters informing…

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Everything You Need To Know About Business Visas

Employment-based visas allow foreign nationals to seek employment in the United States and for U.S. companies to recruit international talent. Get the facts on the various types of employment-based visas to understand which one is right for your unique situation. Types of Employment-Based Visas Every year, the United States provides approximately 140,000 employment-based visas to…

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