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

Changes to EB-5 Visa Requirements Coming into Effect Soon

Changes to EB-5 Visa Requirements Coming into Effect Soon 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…

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U.S. Immigration: Medical Relief Program

U.S. Immigration Policy & President Trump Part 3: Civil Rights Groups Fight for Immigrant 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

Understanding Employment-Based 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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Lower Incomes Immigrants Targeted Under Public Charge

Trump Administration Plans to Target Low-Income Immigrants

The Trump administration has enacted new rules that will change the green card criteria and further scrutinize the financial resources of immigrants. Under the new rule, immigration officials will be allowed to deny green cards to immigrants who rely on public assistance, such as Medicaid, food stamps, and housing vouchers. The rule will make it…

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Are You or Your Family Affected By the New Public Charge Rule?

Q&A: New Public Charge Rule

The Department of Homeland Security recently published new rules for the public charge ground of inadmissibility. We understand that this news has many immigrants feeling worried and confused as to whether this will impact their status or pending citizenship applications. Here are some of the ways the new public charge rule might affect you: Question: What…

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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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More Immigration Raids To Come From Trump Administration

President Trump Warns More Immigration Raids Will Be Coming

On June 17th, President Trump tweeted about his administration’s plans to carry out deportation raids in major cities throughout the country: “At the request of Democrats, I have delayed the Illegal Immigration Removal Process (Deportation) for two weeks to see if the Democrats and Republicans can get together and work out a solution to the…

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